Meeting Space & Event Venue in Carlsbad

5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad, California 92008 USA
+1 760-827-2800

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Meetings & Events


Elevated San Diego Event Venues

Host a productive, inspiring meeting at The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa. Offering an idyllic location in the charming coastal community of Carlsbad, California, our hotel boasts close proximity to San Diego, plus new signature venues including a coastal view Atrium and rooftop event space. Take advantage of our expert event planning services and on-site catering to elevate your meeting experience in San Diego County.

  • 23

    Event Rooms

  • 71,404 sq ft

    Total Event Space

  • 1,200

    Capacity Largest Space

  • 20

    Maximum Breakout Rooms

Sunset Terrace Luncheon

Meeting Space


Whether you are looking to host a large corporate function or an intimate business meeting, The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa is an impeccable venue for events of all sizes and styles. Take advantage of our ideal San Diego County location, professional event planning services and modern meeting facilities for your gathering in Carlsbad, California.

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Twenty 20 Dining

Cuisine

20|Twenty includes an outdoor patio plus sweeping views of the Carlsbad coast. The restaurant also features private dining areas, perfect for hosting a business dinner or a small event.

Corporate Events

Whether you’re celebrating a company milestone or rewarding the team for a job well done, The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa lends a relaxed, upscale look and feel to your corporate event that both employees and clients will enjoy.

Luncheons

Whether looking for a more formal get-together to host a meeting or a casual lunch with friends, our award-winning menu features California coastal inspired and will make sure your luncheon is a memorable occasion.

Team Building

Ensure your team works together flawlessly by enjoying a little time out of the office together. Our relaxing environment and casual yet elegant dinner fare will jumpstart ideas for business plans, allow you to do a bit of team building and facilitate a productive, enriching experience amongst coworkers.

Network Meetings

Getting ahead is all about staying connected. Give yourself and your associates an edge by planning your next mixer in an environment that ensures everyone will get along fabulously. With wireless high-speed Internet access available throughout our property, guests can share information, meet associates and network with ease while making enjoying much needed face-to-face time together.

Seminars

Plan a seminar; make it a vacation! Our facilities can accommodate groups from 10 to 950 people and we’re equipped with the latest in audio-visual equipment to ensure your event runs smoothly and successfully.

Celebration of Life

Share stories and memories with family and friends and honor a journey well-traveled with a celebration of life that befits a loved one. You’ll find our relaxing location the ideal location for a memorial service, and we’ll work with you to ensure planning your event has the support you need to make certain everything is perfect during a difficult time.

School & Civic Events

With meeting space available for groups up to 950, we’re equipped to host public events small and large. Get together with teachers, students or coworkers from school or plan a community event or party that will get people excited about your cause.

Anniversary Parties

Plan a very special event for a very special couple. From renewing of vows to commemorating 10, 25 or 50 years together, it’s a great time to gather family and friends for a celebration of the couple that brought everyone together.

Quinceaneras

She’s becoming a young lady and there’s no place that will make her feel more grown up than celebrating her fifteenth birthday in a setting fit for a princess. Called the fiesta de quince años or simply quince, loved ones can dance, eat and raise a toast to the guest of honor while enjoying a rite of passage she’ll always remember.

Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

We have a very experienced staff ready to host your Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah festivities. Our resort is large enough to host hundreds of guests or perfect for a more intimate Shabbat gathering. As members of BESA San Diego, we have expertise in planning Jewish events of all types!

About This Venue

  • Meet Well at our Carlsbad resort, boasting over 75,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor spaces

  • Lead a conference for 900 attendees in the Grand Ballroom, with breakout events in our meeting rooms

  • Plan team-building events or cocktail receptions on the spacious lawns overlooking the Pacific Ocean

  • All our hotel's meeting rooms feature comprehensive technology with on-site experts to assist you

  • Keep your team focused and energized with our SuperFoodsRx™ for meeting breaks and dining events

  • Make the most of our Carlsbad location to arrange outings to the beach, golf, LEGOLAND® or San Diego

Plan an Inspired Event

Attendee Booking Tools

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We can provide you with a unique complimentary Reservation Link that makes it easy for your guests to reserve their rooms.

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Manage Your Event with Ease

Group Lists

If you have a list of your guests, we can make reservations for all of them.

We can send you a report showing which of your guests have reserved rooms and when they plan to arrive.

Mobile Check-In

Guests can check in before their stay, receive instant alerts when their room is ready and check out by skipping the front desk.

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Capacity

Floor Plans

Capacity Chart

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  • Cardiff Terrace
  • 0x0x0
  • 500
  • 180
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 180
  • 60
  • Leucadia
  • 20x32x11.5
  • 600
  • 75
  • 40
  • 30
  • 30
  • 65
  • 50
  • Encinitas
  • 20x32x11.5
  • 600
  • 75
  • 40
  • 30
  • 30
  • 65
  • 50
  • Carlsbad B
  • 32x19x12
  • 608
  • 85
  • 45
  • 20
  • 30
  • 65
  • 50
  • Solana
  • 34x19x11.5
  • 646
  • 70
  • 40
  • 40
  • 30
  • 70
  • 50
  • Del Mar
  • 34x19x11.5
  • 646
  • 70
  • 40
  • 40
  • 30
  • 70
  • 50
  • La Jolla Board Room
  • 19x38x11.5
  • 722
  • 24
  •  
  • 24
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Carlsbad Terrace
  • 0x0x0
  • 1,000
  • 300
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 300
  • 100
  • Carlsbad A
  • 32x37x12
  • 1,184
  • 115
  • 75
  • 35
  • 40
  • 135
  • 100
  • Terramar Ballroom
  • 48x28x0
  • 1,344
  • 110
  • 72
  • 42
  • 47
  •  
  • 110
  • Cardiff
  • 34x44x11.5
  • 1,496
  • 200
  • 100
  • 50
  • 50
  • 175
  • 120
  • Carlsbad
  • 32x56x12
  • 1,792
  • 200
  • 120
  • 55
  • 70
  • 200
  • 150
  • RoofTop
  • 0x0x0
  • 1,966
  • 250
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 250
  • 150
  • Sunset Terrace
  • 0x0x0
  • 2,000
  • 390
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 390
  • 130
  • Sunset Ballroom A
  • 62x39x14
  • 2,387
  • 225
  • 160
  • 40
  • 50
  • 300
  • 165
  • Sunset Ballroom B
  • 62x39x14
  • 2,387
  • 225
  • 160
  • 40
  • 50
  • 300
  • 165
  • Grand Terrace
  • 0x0x0
  • 2,500
  • 390
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 390
  • 130
  • Grand Pacific Ballroom A
  • 90x45x16
  • 4,005
  • 475
  • 275
  • 90
  • 75
  • 450
  • 300
  • Grand Pacific Ballroom B
  • 90x45x16
  • 4,005
  • 475
  • 275
  • 90
  • 75
  • 450
  • 300
  • Atrium
  • 60x67x18
  • 4,097
  • 500
  • 250
  •  
  •  
  • 550
  • 280
  • Sunset Ballroom
  • 62x77x14
  • 4,774
  • 550
  • 320
  • 80
  • 100
  • 600
  • 330
  • Palm Courtyard
  • 0x0x0
  • 5,000
  • 515
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 515
  • 380
  • Grand Pacific Ballroom
  • 90x89x16
  • 8,010
  • 950
  • 550
  • 180
  • 150
  • 900
  • 600
  • Atrium Courtyard
  • 0x0x0
  • 8,711
  • 850
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 850
  • 420
  • Ocean Blue Lawn
  • 0x0x0
  • 10,000
  • 1000
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 1000
  • 800
  • Pacific Lawn
  • 0x0x0
  • 15,000
  • 1200
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 1200
  • 800

Room Set-Up Examples

Setup Example

Theater

Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.

Setup Example

Banquet

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Setup Example

E-shape, U-shape and T-shape

Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.

Setup Example

Conference and Hollow Square

Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.

Setup Example

Schoolroom or Classroom

The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.

Setup Example

Ovals and Rounds

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Setup Example

Reception

Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.