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Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in 2 different rooms on consecutive nights. While the beds are up to Marriott comfort standard, the housekeeping is not. Floors in both rooms were not well vacuumed. Leftover trash was under the desk. Both sofa beds were disgusting with crumbs & trash on mattresses. In 1 room the toiletries were incomplete. The rooms are not designed with women...

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Duncan M, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Dear Trippish Thank you for taking the time to post in regards to your recent stay at the Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad. As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience during your travels, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your recent stay. Please accept our sincere apology for the condition of the room and...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Nice, comfortable rooms made a five day visit enjoyable, 'The staff was great and the service excellent. This hotel is about 30 minutes from San Diego and 15 minutes to Del Mar. Easy drives. A visit to Carlsbad and LEGOLAND is so easy from this location.

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to post this wonderful review about the Residence Inn! We are thrilled to hear that you loved our location and service. Our staff work hard very day to ensure each guest as a great experience. They will be happy to read your comments. We look forward to hosting...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is our second review of this hotel. We had another 7 day stay at the hotel, and while there are good things to say about this hotel, the same concerns we had about the lack of attention to detail still exist, along with finding some more warts that limited me from making a more positive review. The plusses: the...

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Dear blkjck5697 As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience during your travels, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your recent stay. Please accept our sincere apology for the issues you experienced in the room. I thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I will be using these comments as teaching tools...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Wow! This place made for such an amazing stay. Close enough to everything but far enough to get away! Our room was lovely and had all the accommodations for a great stay! Full furnished kitchen with a full size fridge, desk space to do work at, pull out bed for guests, large and one of the coziness beds equipped with...

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the glowing review. Our staff work hard to ensure every guest has a memorable experience; they will be so happy to read your comments. Glad you enjoyed our amenities and had the chance to join us for our RI Mix. We have those each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. We’ll see you next time –...

Whittier, California
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Only cons were the trash under the couch areas and the thin used mattress on pull out bed. It felt like i was sleeping on straight springs .. i woke up with back ache. I called the front office they couldnt replace the mattress instead they brought me another to put on top the other to double up.. it helped...

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Our staff work hard to ensure each guest has a great experience, I apologize that we were unable to do so in your case. I’ll speak with the housekeepers concerning the couch area. Unfortunately we didn’t have any “new” mattresses. I hoped that by providing an additional one from an unoccupied room it would solve the issue. Another option if...

MIDVALE
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This hotel is in a business park located within about 5-10 min from Legoland, however they do not offer a free shuttle to the park. Rooms were as expected and fine for the short time we spent there each day. We had a one bedroom suite that had the one bathroom inside the main bedroom. We had a friend of...

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking the time to post a review. Allow me to apologize for the pool experience. I’ll have my maintenance department look at the settings to ensure they are working correctly. Like you mentioned we do have some great food locations across the street during the week but can also recommend a number of great restaurants within a...

Herndon, Virginia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very nice room, comfortable, and quiet. The only downside was the complete chaos at breakfast. The area was swamped with families and young children and the staff was completely overwhelmed. I was told this is fairly normal on weekends due to the hotels proximity to Legoland.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We checked in here in the middle of July for what was supposed to be 4 nights... we checked out asap. First off, our room was right next to the pool, where we could hear every single conversation, the music from some guy's boombox, bros chicken-fighting... super awesome when you're trying to nap with a 2 and 4 year old....

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to post this review about our hotel. I am so sorry to hear that you encountered so many issues. This is not the experience we want any of our guests to have and certainly is not normal. I will be sharing these comments with the entire staff and...

So. California
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great location for us, 5-10 minutes from LEGOLAND and I-5 freeway. Check-in was very good, our rooms were ready, there was no mixup as we had changed dates, and the clerk actually offered to change our rooms if we wanted (I've never been asked this before). This was not necessary as 150 and 152 were very quiet ground floor rooms....

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to post this wonderful review about the Residence Inn! We are thrilled to hear that you loved our location, staff service, and all the amenities which we provide. Our breakfast options are always a hit with our wide variety of items we put out every day. Our staff...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 9 September 2016

located 5-10 miles from Downtown Carlsbad...in a Corporate Park. Nice area for walks. Variety of breakfast options throughout our weeklong stay. Nice, clean rooms. Very nice staff. Taylor Made Corp office a short walk away...worth a 30 minute tour on Thurs mornings @ 10 am only. Tues nite cookout with food and beer a nice touch. Kitchen in suite and...

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thank you for posting about your stay. I apologize that the AC was loud, I’ll be sure to have our engineering department have a look at it. Really glad you got the opportunity to enjoy our RI Mix on Tuesday. We enjoy the BBQ as well. Regards,

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Residence Inn Carlsbad is centrally located just a few miles from LEGOLAND, Carlsbad Beaches, LEGOLAND Water Park, SEALIFE Aquarium, and the flower fields. IT is also just a short drive to the Safari Park, the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, and many San Diego attractions. The Residence Inn offers free parking, free WiFi, free breakfast, and a evening social hour Monday through Wednesday with free beer and wine. All suites offer tons of space and full kitchens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad

Address: 2000 Faraday Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: RM744 - RM1,208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad 3*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad Hotel Carlsbad
Residence Inn Carlsbad
Carlsbad Residence Inn
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
#16 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
#17 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
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“Stay away from the pool, get to breakfast early, have all of your papers printers so you don't have to use the computers there.”
 of 5 bubbles Plaidbunny, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask check-in person for recommendation”
 of 5 bubbles bglhvn, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“see comment above RE: A/C noise”
 of 5 bubbles CCV602, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from rooms near interior stairs as kids seem to scream as they run up and down the stairs constantly.”
 of 5 bubbles cindyrella2u, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room near an exit if you have a dog, or near the exit to the courtyard where there is a grassy area for dogs.”
 of 5 bubbles CCR111, 3 May 2016 | Read review
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