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Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Carlsbad Beach

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751 Raintree Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We are a family of six, and recently spent 5 nights here to celebrate a 10th anniversary. I must say we were very happy with our hotel choice. PROS: -Incredibly comfortable beds and pillows! My only regret is I didn't ask if we could buy them lol. -Modern room that was very clean upon check in. Bathroom was also roomy... More 

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Stephanie D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Carlsbad Beach, responded to this review

Good Morning ApostolicFamilyofSix, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. To address some of the minor issues you mentioned we actually have an exit door on the first floor of each hallway at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here during spring break week for three days. The location is very close to Legoland. Many shops are only a few minutes away by car. I really have no major complaints. The room was very clean. The air conditioner works. The pool was presentable. Breakfast was great. My only pet peeve was having to deal with the slow WiFi... More 

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Stephanie D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Carlsbad Beach, responded to this review

Good Morning TH, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again soon. Thank you, -Sean Zobitz General Manager More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hotel. The rooms were very clean. However we booked a suite expecting there to be 2 separate rooms but instead it was just longer and a sofa put in? Quite disapointing as we could have just saved money and had a standard room. There was plenty of choice for breakfast some of the hot options weren't the nicest though.... More 

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Stephanie D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Carlsbad Beach, responded to this review

Good Morning Jenna2407, Thank you for your kind remarks about our hotel. We are delighted that you had a great stay, and that you thought our hotel was "lovely". We apologize if there was any miscommunication with regards to what a suite is considered at this hotel. We will do an audit on our websites to better define what a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel was very nice and quiet even though a lot of people were here. Pool was nice, and breakfast was tasty. Definitely worth the price. We would stay here again. Bathrooms were clean and spacious and beds comfortable

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Stephanie D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Carlsbad Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback on your stay with us. We look forward to having you as our guest again in the future! Hospitably yours, Stephanie Downs More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to stay here after reading the previous reviews and we were not disappointed! Very clean and nice room. The breakfast was good and it was like 10 minutes away from legoland, main reason we came here. It was easy to access from highway I5. Would stay here again!

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Stephanie D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Carlsbad Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am glad we could be your choice for your LEGOLAND vacation. We look forward to having you be our guest in the future! Hospitably yours, Stephanie Downs More 

Oak Lawn, Illinois, United States
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not a short walk to the beach here but everything else is very good. Within a short drive to Carlsbad Beach and shopping center with a Ralph's. The hotel is clean. The free breakfast is invaluable if you are looking for a quick decent spread with bacon, eggs, sausage, muffins, toast, cereal and coffee/tea/milk & juice. The pool... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked 2 queens and sofa bed for our family of 5. At other hotels, this usually means there is a sofa bed made up or clean sheets/blanket in closet. Not here. We had to ask not once but twice for extra towels and bedding! We waited about an hour for towels, called again and still didn't happen! When asked... More 

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Stephanie D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Carlsbad Beach, responded to this review

Thank you Mintly for taking the time to provide us with feedback in regards to your stay with us in Carlsbad. I apologize for the problems experienced during your stay with us. I assure you this is not the norm and I will be sure to look into this and figure out where the miscommunication was to insure this does... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Super comfortable beds! Good breakfast, friendly staff. Very close to beaches and restaurants. Easy drive to San Diego. Great place to stay for the price! I'd stay here again! Pool and hot tub are clean and warm. We had microwave and fridge in room. Cold a/c.

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Stephanie D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Carlsbad Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback, I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us in Carlsbad. We know how important a clean comfortable room, hot breakfast and friendly staff are. We strive to provide this for all our guests. I am glad that we were able to deliver. We look forward to having you be our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I have stayed on many holiday Inn express but never was greeted with my name as gold member on welcome board. Did make us feel special. As usual room was spotless clean and bed comfortable. Micro and refrig always great when doing road trip. Breakfast was great. Lots of choices and as usual free. Just no complaints at all. Thx... More 

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Stephanie D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Carlsbad Beach, responded to this review

Thank you 419judithp for your feedback. I am glad we were able to exceed your expectations during your stay with us. We value your IHG rewards status and look forward to being able to serve you again in the future! Hospitably yours, Stephanie Downs General Manager More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Staff was friendly, good wasn't that bad and there was plenty for breakfast, and rooms were surprisingly quiet considering they're next to the freeway. One block from the beach, 5-10 minutes from Legoland, and they provide an easy to read map for anything around town. Definitely coming back.

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Stephanie D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Carlsbad Beach, responded to this review

Thank you Dani H for your feedback regarding your recent with us in Carlsbad. I am so pleased to hear we were able to deliver and you were able to enjoy my friendly TEAM’s service. We look forward to having you return on your next visit to Carlsbad – North San Diego County Area. Hospitably yours, Stephanie Downs General Manager More 

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