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Ocean Palms Beach Resort

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2950 Ocean St, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Provo, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently spent a week at the Ocean Palms in Carlsbad. Fantastic Hotel. Not showy, but clean, spacious rooms, comfortable beds, and great amenities. The front dest workers could not have been more kind and accomodating. Loved the pool/hot tub area and the courtyard with its firepits was a great place to relax at the end of the day. Hope to... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently spent two nights here with my family (wife & 3 kids) and my in-laws. We were in a newly remodeled 2-bedroom corner casita. It had a beautiful full kitchen and a front patio with partial views of the ocean. You share the patio with the adjacent casita, which is fine because you get to meet new and interesting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, two kids, and I have stayed at Ocean Palms a handful of times over the years. We get more impressed with the place every time. They are constantly upgrading and modernizing all while keeping the very cozy, island resort feel. The rooms are cool, quiet, and comfortable which is exactly what my family and I need after a... More 

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Scottsdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in room 120 a deluxe studio. It has recently been updated and everything was very clean and new looking. The office staff were fantastic and gave the place a "homey" feel verses a corporate feel. It is located right across the street from the beach. They also have chairs, boogie boards, beach towels etc. to check out without... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a two bedroom, unit #107. Beautiful and newly remodeled. When you first walk in, the living room looks very sparce with just one sofa and coffee table. It really should have a nice relaxing chair in the room as well. We were with two couples and two children ages 8 & 10. One bathroom did not work... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Ocean Palms for 3 nights and I highly recommend it! The staff was super friendly and helpful, the rooms were spacious, clean and well appointed, it is across the street from the beach and there was ample parking. A fantastic experience - we can't wait to go back!!

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Tucson, Arizona
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay here was great! Good hospitality and perfect location! Close to beach, restaurants, and legoland! We like traveling with our cavalier King Charles and it was a relief to know we could leave her in the room and she'd be safe. We will be returning!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a classic case of a positive turn around on a vacation stay. Likely due to my own ignorance we booked this hotel thinking two families would have two separate bathrooms in the suite we reserved. Upon the first party's arrival(and subsequent discovery of the bathroom dilemma) we had the initial thought to cancel and rebook elsewhere. To my... More 

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phoenix, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled with 2 adults and 3 teenagers= 2 rooms- we had one with a beautiful view & could hear the surf of the ocean-both rooms equipped with kitchen...(saves $) The front desk staff were awesome- Jose and Barage were extremely courteous and helpful (and made cookies for our kids often!) The checking out of beach items (towels,umbrellas,chairs b.boards.. was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I love this place and highly recommend this hotel to anyone staying in Carlsbad Ca. The staff was so accommodating to us. Also very friendly. Always kept it clean. Plus this place is pet friendly which makes me happy that I can bring my dog with me.

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