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Carlsbad by the Sea Resort

850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011 (Formerly Holiday Inn Carlsbad by the Sea)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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West Wyalong, New South Wales, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
32 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is quite a large older resort. We had a nice room with outside sitting area almost opposite the pool and spa. The room was well maintained with microwave. The front of house staff were very helpful. The shuttle to Legoland was available all day. Simple phone call when ready to return. The breakfast included in price was adequate with... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a very good experience and would consider staying here again. The property is older, but well maintained. The service was prompt and helpful. Beds were comfortable and room was clean. We utilized the free shuttle service to Legoland, which saved us parking fees and we did not have to wait very long. The shuttle (minivan) drivers were polite... More 

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Studio City
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just got home from a nice 2 night stay at this hotel! The hotel is in a great location. Right across the street from the outlets, many restaurants, and Legoland! The hotel staff is very friendly. The rooms are large and comfortable. The free breakfast is ok, could use some fresher options...but its free included and thats great!

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Arizona
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My family stayed here and I could rave on and on about this hotel. First off the location is in a prime location. Just off the freeway and walking distance from several different restaurants. The hotel itself has a TGIFridays on hotel grounds. They also have a convenience store and gas station on hotel grounds. The hotel is right across... More 

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Hacienda Heights
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a veterans reunion. It was a comfortable stay. As my husband is disabled, I always make a note of the accessible features.. There was plenty of room to move around in. The bathroom was very large. The only problem is when you shower. The water comes out into the bathroom area. Quite messy. We had to... More 

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lombard,IL
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel from March 6 thru the 9th. It was just okay. I really liked my room and felt very safe being a women alone. The walls are very thin and I could hear everything in the next room and the kids running up and down drove me a little nuts however that is not the fault... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice room, quiet, serene setting on patio, good location to beach and shopping. Walk to Beach and if desired the Village where dining is tasteful and atmosphere is suburb. Resort van will pick you up and/or bring you back to resort. Very accommodating.

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very nice stay. Rooms were nice and clean. Staff was friendly and helpful. Grounds were well kept. Free breakfast was a bonus but would have been nice to have a few more choices (pastries). Overall a nice stay.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Room was kept very clean. Balcony overlooking the garden courtyard was very nice. Great value for the area. Easy access to the 5. Lots of dining and shopping choices with in walking distance but they also offer a free shuttle to take you to Carlsbad Village or any where within a 5 mile radius.

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tucson
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time to stay here. The staff is friendly. The location is convenient and close to mall and LEGOLAND. The complimentary breakfast is great. We had 2 rooms and they had an adjoining door which made it much more convenient.

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