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    Carlsbad by the Sea Resort

    850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4443
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    Overview
    • Excellent23%
    • Very good42%
    • Average23%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “outlet mall” (74 reviews)
    “free shuttle” (38 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Free Shuttle or Taxi Services
    Suites
    Fitness centre
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

    Decided to stay here because it was the best deal I could find when considering price, amenities, and location. The rooms were a bit outdated. The pillows were cheap, mattress was average, toilet seat was loose, and towels were stained. I was glad to see...More

    Thank Antonio R
    Reviewed 11 April 2015

    The hotel exterior looks quite run down and would need an expensive overhaul to really look top-notch like it may have one day. The staff was friendly and helpful. The breakfast was fine for one morning, but we were there for 3 mornings and by...More

    1  Thank AKD725
    Reviewed 11 April 2015

    We stayed here for two nights in March with our three kids ages 2-8 for a Legoland weekend. Here is what I loved: 1. ROOMY ROOM. The rooms seemed a big dated but good quality. We liked having the vanity sink located outside the toilet/shower...More

    2  Thank Em L
    Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

    There were no stand out things about this resort. It was clean, affordable, and in walking distance to Legoland (also a free shuttle to and from Legoland). The room, pool, and spa were clean. The staff were friendly and helpful.

    Thank Andrea P
    Reviewed 4 April 2015

    It's was an okay place. I would not stay there again because there are better places within the same area for similar prices if you look. Especially if you are doing Legoland. If you are an adult traveler wanting to avoid screaming kids, DO NOT...More

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    Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$112 - US$211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 141
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    • Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel Carlsbad ,
    • Holiday Inn Carlsbad ,
    • Carlsbad Holiday Inn
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    Room & Suite (84)
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    Dining (15)
    Hotel & Grounds (161)
    Bathroom (11)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    charoescobarte
    10 February 2017|
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    Response from carlsbadsea | Property representative |
    Hello, Unfortunately we only shuttle within 5 miles.
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    Katherine B
    5 November 2016|
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    Response from carlsbadgm | Property representative |
    Yes, the hotel shuttle provides service with in a 5 mile radius.
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    Katherine B
    5 November 2016|
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    Response from queensboulevard | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know. You need to ask the hotel.
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    "Upstairs might be quieter than being underneath potentially noisy people."
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    "stay at another hotel"
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    "Since the higher floors are accessed by stairs staying on the ground floor is good in case of mobility issues."
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    "Don't book with a third party site like Hotels.com"
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