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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 #31 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Carlsbad, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
10 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cheapest rates in Carlsbad village it has been recently remodeled. It was livable for a couple of nights. Clean but basic with a Dennys across the parking lot it satisfied a need. Weekends can be a bit lively as party goers frequent this motel to avoid driving home. All in all I enjoyed my stay for its central location. One... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here a few weeks back after the Motel 6 on Palomar Airport messed up so badly. I had seen that this property had been remodeled, so I find for about a year or two, they are good to stay at. I found the front desk folks to all be delightful and NICE. The room was actually cute and clean.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we enter the room it smells like new. Something that they just put in new. I dont know but im so happy. The guy in the counter is so friendly. A good customer service. I didn't get his name but he's probably a night shift since we checked in past 9pm. I haven't been to the beach but they... More

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Encinitas, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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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
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
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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Address: 1006 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Carlsbad Downtown 2*
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Motel Six Carlsbad
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