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Motel 6 Carlsbad Downtown

1006 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

"Eww, Motel 6." Ok, but consider this… You're next to the on/off ramp of Interstate 5, between a Chevron station and a Denny's but with a large, RV-friendly lot shaded by giant eucalyptus trees. If you're any kind of west coast road tripper you know this is pretty much a perfect setup. You're about a mile walk from the beach... More 

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San Diego, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my 5th attempt here, on a work night, to get some solid sleep. The place was less than half occupied, but yet ended up with a very late night arrival of what sounded like boot soldiers, above me. I had made a note last time to stay on the lower floor because the upstairs shakes (bed, and all)... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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61 hotel reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I stayed here on my visit to Carlsbad last year and returned again. I am used to Motel 6 all across the country and know what to expect. No shampoo, no frig or microwave, etc. Last time I had a handicap room which had a weird cramped layout so this time I requested first floor non-handicap and it was a... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My husband and I chose this hotel for a weekend getaway in Carlsbad. The best thing about this hotel was the location. It is on the edge of Carlsbad Village and within walking distance of all the restaurants/shops, the beach, and the Coaster train. The hotel has been recently updated. The rooms were small, but very clean and as expected... More 

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Renton, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Nice and clean hotel the front desk girl at check in was wonderful Initals MS I think her name was Mary? Had great Info on local restaurants. Room was very clean and smelled great. Love that I can stay with my dogs

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I thought that the motel 6 was overpriced for the location and the amenities. No pool, a good 3/4 mile to beach. could hear the freeway all night. No blow dryer in room and when I asked for one at the desk it was nearly broken... Only 10 TV stations and they were either sports, news or HBO(and the bad... More 

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Annandale, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I loved this little motel. Bring your own hairdryer, and shampoo, and enjoy a clean room, comfy bed, and funny 50's shelving for the bathroom and TV. The room was small, but very adequate, and the price was definitely right. I have recommended it to friends and family, and will stay there again.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Motel 6 did a nice job of renovating this motel. Plenty of ice for guests. Would have been nice to have a microwave, but other than that the 2 night stay was great. Front desk was helpful and the room (including bathroom) was very clean. You can walk to downtown and to the beach, but it isn't a short walk.... More 

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Napa, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We needed an inexpensive place to stay for 2 nights for a family wedding in Carlsbad and, relatively speaking, this motel is very affordable. Be prepared, though - no shampoo/conditioner/lotion, no blow dryer, no iron/ironing board. Standing outside the room, we could still hear the couple in the next room as the walls are very thin. Excellent location to downtown... More 

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Toronto
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73 reviews 73 reviews
36 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Ok, this is a basic motel. However relative to most properties in this price range (under $100 and less than a mile to the beach and a cute village) it delivers fantastic value. It is clean, with comfortable beds and a few boutiquey touches such as bright bedspreads. The only thing that annoyed me was the lack of a bathroom... More 

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