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Motel 6 Carlsbad Downtown

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1006 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Ranked #32 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013
BR5492013 Metairie, Louisiana
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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 of 5 stars
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Encinitas, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

They do have cheap rates, the rooms are remodeled, and clean for the most part. I also liked the location, and it had parking. They also have HBO, and a flat screen. It's also located next to food, and a variety of restraunts, café, food stores, and bars/ liquor stores. The beach is also in walking distance. There are a... More

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Metairie, Louisiana
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Why do we use Motel 6? Price, price, price. I won't go into what is typical - just what I liked and didn't care for. The front desk was very nice at check in and the web site was easy to access and they had space. I'm no longer certain I'm getting the best rate using the internet though. Someone... More

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Indiana
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

This hotel is nasty. I stayed here on a Friday, August 30, 2013. My room smelled of cat. There was cat sitting in the office window and they probably let it spend time in the room I got unlucky to stay in. The air conditioner wouldn't cool the stuff room. It was extremely small especially if it was a handicap... More

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85 reviews 85 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Carlsbad is expensive, no question. However, this Motel 6 is about half the price of anywhere else in Carlsbad. No, it's not on the beach and there is no ocean view, but the less than half mile walk to the beach is a pleasant one. Wonderful tourist village, boutique stores, surf shops....there is a lot to see in Carlsbad. Keep... More

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Gilbert, Arizona, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Do yourself a favor and spend a little more to get a nicer motel. We stayed here for one night to extend a family vacation in San Diego. We wanted a place close to the ocean since we planned to spend the entire day at the beach, so after a little searching and so-so reviews, decided to stay at this... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

PROS: We booked a room for two nights due to its decent pricing and close proximity to the beach (about a ten-minute walk through downtown area). CONS: There was a funky wet smell the moment we stepped inside. Also, we found a dead mosquito on the sheets beneath the blanket. There was a dirty black ring around the shower as... More

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Escondido, California
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12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

Because motel 6 is a chain motel, it is expected to be at least decent. But every time I go to a motel 6 , it's always affordable, pleasant and simple. I usually call only hours in advance for this hotel on the weekend and they get me a room right away. I've never paid over 68 dollars for one... More

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California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

What can I say....it's Motel 6 Pros: very close to Carlsbad Village, clean enough room Cons: I am shocked at their level of customer service (they must pay their help minimum wage), noisy, sketchy, super depressing room, charge extra for wi-fi and it isn't very fast wi-fi, thin walls, etc (all the things you expect in a Motel 6) My... More

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Carlsbad, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

although we have had other people stay here.. over the last two years it has increasingly been known more for the transient crowd then vacationers.. I would not ever recommend this to families or single women... Not to be funny but I have seen a few more truckers stay here lately.. I would assume they are a bit more worldly..... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012 via mobile

Stayed here one night passing thru on a budget and really liked it! Our room was very clean and the property was nicer than some of the other in the chain that I've stayed at. The location was also perfect, with walking distance to some great shops and restaurants! Would recommend it and stay there again.

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Also Known As:
Motel 6 Carlsbad Downtown Hotel
Motel 6 Carlsbad Downtown Hotel Carlsbad
Motel 6 Carlsbad
Motel Six Carlsbad
Carlsbad Motel Six
Carlsbad Motel 6
Address: 1006 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Amenities:
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Carlsbad Downtown 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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