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Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5835 Owens Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Ranked #15 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
sanglin Beaumont, California
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Beaumont, California
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't get better customer service anywhere else!! The General Manager Trent Selbrede goes above and beyond to make sure that every guest is completely satisfied with their stay!! We have stayed here two times and there will be many to follow!!!!! Great location, close to beach! Great price too! Nice clean rooms beds are really comfortable!, nice pool & gym,... More

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Trent S, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

sanglin, Thank you for the review and the kind words about me but I must defer the credit to my team. They are the ones that really make things happen such as the clean room and the pool area with plenty of towels. At the end of the day, we are just pleased that we have earned a loyal customer... More

So Cal
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46 reviews 46 reviews
43 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I booked my hotel for one night and picked the location since I had wanted to be fairly close to the San Diego Safari Park and to be also to be close to the 5 freeway. It was easy to find and close to shopping and food if you have a car. I know the hotel has a shuttle that... More

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Geoff W, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

LilPiggyQT, It always makes us super happy to get recognition from a senior contributor such as yourself. As you mentioned our location is central for many attractions in San Diego. I see you mentioned our shuttle in the review and mentioned you didn't know where it went since you drove. Just as an FYI we use our shuttle to take... More

18 reviews 18 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We have not normally stayed at Courtyards, but this one was really nice. It has a great lobby area, with a Starbucks, and a large lounge area, where we watched some World Cup Soccer. The pool area is a very decent size, with a cabana next to it and plenty of seating. We had a room on the first floor... More

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Geoff W, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Dear FredPT, I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Our lobby area is one of my favorite things about our property and I am glad to hear you were able to take advantage of it. There's no reason to stay cooped up in the room with a lobby so nice and inviting. I too... More

Torrance, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We stayed for two nights and the kids loved it. We loved it. Pool was warm and clean. The room was comfortable and clean.The food was good and the servers very accommodating. All staff attentive and helpfull. Even gave is a list of restaurants that delivers, in case we wanted something they did not offer. PC's in lobby. Nice sitting... More

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Trent S, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

csliforniatripping, Thank you for staying with us on your recent trip to Carlsbad. We are pleased that you found room comfortable and our Bistro accommodating and good. The staff being attentive and helpful is our most important goal. It is great that you both the adults and kids loved the trip. Being able to check email on a lobby PC... More

Okinawa, Japan
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76 reviews 76 reviews
12 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Everything you would expect from a Marriott. Pool and hot tub were relaxing. Lots of outdoor seating in sun and shade. Hotel was clean and the staff was very friendly. Nothing within walking distance, but lots nearby.

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Trent S, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

LHPUSAviaOki, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased that we met your expectations and that you were able to enjoy our great Carlsbad weather! Our outdoor seating definitely provides some great options to relax and recharge. It is true that most restaurants and shopping are just a short drive, but that also contributes to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Love the location of this hotel, very quiet and professional. Nice clean lobby, excellent rooms. Extremely friendly and professional customer service. My experience was phenomenal! Oh and the free cookies.. (: Definitely recommend staying at this fine establishment to anyone out there.

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Trent S, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Cody G, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay!I am pleased that you enjoyed the location, lobby, and rooms. The cookies are delicious treats. We are glad that you liked them! Most of all, thank you for pointing out the friendly and professional service. Having a phenomenal experience and recommending us to others... More

Norman, Oklahoma
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying at the Courtyard overnight when visiting Carlsbad for a job interview. On the outside, the hotel is very well-kept. Clean & bright. The lobby was spotless & inviting as well. I was greeted with a cookie & prompt & fast service (always appreciated after being on a plane for 3 hours & jet-lagged by... More

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Trent S, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

David D, Thank you for the review. I hope the job interview went well and we will be seeing you back again soon for orientation! It is great that you found the hotel in great condition and we were prompt in getting you checked in with a fresh cookie! The balcony rooms definitely are a nice plus with our near... More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

Flew in from Chicago and checked into the Courtyard. The next day, drive to a meeting when the Poinsettia Fire hits. Called the front desk and spoke to Crawford, who assured me not to worry - my belongings would be secure should the hotel was evacuated. When the fire got too close, sure enough, the hotel staff packed me up... More

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Trent S, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and recognizing the Top Notch Customer Service exemplified by our team during the Poinsettia Fires. It is hard to find words to express how proud I am of our staff, like Crawford, for stepping up during this event. We pride ourselves in hospitality and during unique situations I am glad... More

Cedar Rapids, IA
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83 reviews 83 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I frequently travel for business and will typically stay at a Marriott property. Courtyards by Marriott are not typically in my top 3 within the Marriott organization (for a variety of reasons). This one caught me by surprise, though. The property was in very good shape, the employees were knowledgeable and polite and the rooms were clean. This has the... More

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Trent S, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

As a senior contributor I can tell you have a unique eye for detail. I am pleased you found our Courtyard in Carlsbad to be a pleasant surprise. Our team prides ourselves in providing exceptional customer service and we appreciate your recognition as the best by far. If you are planning to visit SeaWorld or Legoland our property is a... More

Saint Joseph, Missouri
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad. The hotel smells new and clean and the front desk staff are exceptionally nice and friendly. Very close to Legoland, if that is your thing, but pretty close to most things in North San Diego County, including the beach, shopping, restaurants and sightseeing. The rooms are nicely appointed; perhaps the only... More

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Geoff W, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Dear laurenjo, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I too enjoy the modern look of the Courtyard properties. As you mentioned we are close to Legoland, but Carlsbad has much more to offer than Legoland. i love to hear our guests compliment our staff, you guys are the reason we're here and we pride ourselves on... More

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Address: 5835 Owens Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
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Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad 3*
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The Courtyard by Marriott Carlsbad hotel is located just 3 miles from the Pacific Ocean and Carlsbad beach, blocks from LEGOLAND® California and Carlsbad Premium Outlets, near the Carlsbad and Vista business parks 15 minutes from Camp Pendleton and close to the McClellan-Palomar Airport. When travel takes you to Carlsbad for a California hotel room, the Marriott offers all the comforts and quality you have come to expect from a Courtyard by Marriott hotel. This hotel near LEGOLAND® California offers guests easy access to the sprawling park and nearby outlet malls and more. Business travelers attending meetings and conferences in the Carlsbad area enjoy a large work desk with an ergonomic chair, high speed Internet access and relaxing atmosphere to unwind at the end of the day. Nearby area Carlsbad businesses include McClellan-Palomar Airport (CLD), United States Marine Camp Pendleton Marine Base, Cal State San Marcos, Callaway Golf, Invitrogen, Western Flight and many more Carlsbad and Vista Business Park companies. Both leisure and business travelers will appreciate the warm welcome by our friendly north San Diego hotel staff as you join us in Carlsbad, California at our Marriott hotel.Attractions Near Our Carlsbad CA Marriott hotel Include:• Carlsbad Beaches• Carlsbad Premium Outlets• Carlsbad Village• Del Mar Race Track• Del Mar Fairgrounds• Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch• LEGOLAND® California Theme Park• LEGOLAND® California Waterpark• Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park• Museum of Making Music• Safari Park Other points of interest to our north San Diego Carlsbad area hotel include all the attractions of San Diego such as Sea World California, the San Diego Zoo, Downtown San Diego, Old Town and much more. Other nearby points of interest include the Sealife Aquarium, Gemological Institute of America, San Clemente and much more. The courteous friendly staff of the Courtyard by Marriott® Carlsbad Hotel guarantees your stay with us will exceed your expectations! Amenities of the Courtyard by Marriott Carlsbad Hotel include: • Ample & Complimentary Parking• Business Center with Media Pods• New Redesigned Courtyard Lobby• GoBoard Technology Center®• Boarding Pass Station• Carlsbad Area Meeting Rooms (1,200 square feet)• High Speed Internet Access (Complimentary)• Indoor Fitness Center• Outdoor Heated Pool & Deck Area• Luxury Marriott Bedding and Pillows• The Bistro featuring Starbucks Coffee (open breakfast and dinner)• Whirlpool Suites Available• The Market 24-Hour Café ... more   less 
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