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Ramada Carlsbad

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   751 Macadamia Drive, Poinsettia exit off I-5, Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Ranked #31 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Paso Robles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2011

It was the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. Their was stains on the floor and couch, the carpet nail strip was showing and poked my foot, the curtains didn't match, an the smell was awefull. The air conditioner barely worked. I am very dissatisfied with my stay. I asked for extra sheets to put over couch and the... More

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hotelmanager54, Manager at Ramada Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We apologize that your stay was less than what you expected. Be assured that the maintenance issues will be dealt with in order to improve our service for future guests. We will make sure to address the issues with the front desk staff and action will be taken to ensure... More

San Jose, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

We are a family of four with two school age kids. Before booking this hotel we looked for condo rentals in Carlsbad in August and the prices were out of space. Therefore we were glad to find this one bedroom suite with breakfast included for only $100 per night at Ramada. We stayed for 6 nights and we loved a... More

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hotelmanager54, Manager at Ramada Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to let us know what you liked and what we could improve on. Glad to hear that your 1 Bedroom Suite was adequate for your family needs. The free breakfast and heated pool are some of the amenities that families can enjoy during their stay. Be assured that we are working on improving the condition... More

Anaheim, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

I requested 2 beds upon reservation and got a 1 bed standard room .I requested a roll away bed and they said the room is too small to accomodate a roll away bed. The desk clerk wanted $25.00 to upgrade to a 1 bed plus a sofa bed. I paid $100.00 a night and when I checked their rate on... More

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hotelmanager54, Manager at Ramada Carlsbad, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that your stay was not a pleasant one. We will double check that all the issues witht the room have been resolved. If you are ever back in the area, give us a call directly at 760.438.2285 and we will make sure that you are in the room type that you need. Look forward to seeing you... More

Linden, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

This hotel was extremely clean. Our family room exceeded our expectations by having enough space 3 beds and a sofa bed, two bathrooms, and a complete kitchen. I had several requests for the hotel staff and they met each request with a smile and in a timely manner (example: pots and dishes for kitchen, extra towels). The pool and hot... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

We had good service. We would leave the room at 8 in the morning and return 8 at night to a clean neat room. The room was a comfortable size and laid out well. We had no problem with excess noise. The other guests were respectful. The location was convenient. We had meetings in San Marcos and the accessibility to... More

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hotelmanager54, Manager at Ramada Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. What a way to combine business with pleasure! We are glad to hear that our location had the best of both worlds. We are glad to hear that our clean rooms met your standards and that our complimentary breakfast was great to start your day. Hopefully the beach helped destress you after your long work day.... More

Las Vegas, Nevada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

Room beds were very comfortable, about 10 minutes walking distance to the beach, 5 minute walking distance to subway/business center, bring a sweater for the night it gets kind of cool, 10 driving time to legoland, 5 minute drive to bus station, the beach had a little gift store that had many interesting things to buy, hotel calls from the... More

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hotelmanager54, Manager at Ramada Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Happy to hear that you had an awesome time! Our location is a prime one because we are so close to the beach, shopping, and attractions. Our other amenities such as the free breakfast and access to fitness room are offered to get you started on the right track. Hope to see you soon so... More

Glendale
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

We really enjoy our stays at Ramada Carlsbad because of the family atmosphere. We have been staying at this particular Ramada for many years because we had a large family and there is plenty of room to accomodate us. Location is good as well...close proximity to the beach, shopping for basic needs and not far to drive into San Diego... More

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hotelmanager54, Manager at Ramada Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your continued support over the years. We are glad that our hotel has the perfect family atmosphere for your lodging needs. Being close to the beach, shopping and major attractions are a big plus for our location. Guests can always find something to do around town. We look forward to being of service to you... More

ohio
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011 via mobile

The hotel needs to be renovated. Our couch was stained with mysterious stains. Inside was a pull out couch with sheets already on it...when is the last time those were cleaned? When we pulled the bed out it looked like a slide. There is no way someone can sleep comfortably on that bed. We ended up squishing three adults into... More

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hotelmanager54, Manager at Ramada Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Sorry to hear that the room cleanliness was not up to your standards. Your concerns will be addressed in order to improve on the service of future guests. Glad to hear that you were able to enjoy the free breakfast and the pool. Hopefully this is not the last time we get to see you. If... More

Redlands, CA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011 via mobile

Nothing fancy but the room was spacious and accommodated our need for three beds. The second bathroom and kitchenette were nice surprises. The hotel is older but clean and nice. The breakfast was satisfactory, though the dining space was too small for the number of guests. Great location to restaurants, Legoland and the beach.

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hotelmanager54, Manager at Ramada Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thanks for such a great compliment. At Ramada Carlsbad, we strive to offer everything that a family might need on their vacation. From the different types of rooms such as the one you stayed in that is perfect for families. Having 2 bathrooms helps a lot. Also, the free breakfast to get your day started with lots of energy before... More

Napa, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

We stayed for a week while seeing the area. Staff was very friendly and helpful. We had an efficiency unit, which meant a sofa bed and tv in the main room, full sized fridge, microwave, double sink, coffee maker, toaster, plates, bowls, and silverware in the kitchen, queen bed and another tv in bedroom ( with door), closet with safe,... More

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hotelmanager54, Manager at Ramada Carlsbad, responded to this review

What a stay! Thanks for all the compliments you have given us. We have a friendly staff that wants every guest to have an experienced such as yours. We are aware that many of our guests travel with their families and that is why we offer suites with full kitchens. Just in case you don't feel like cooking breakfast you... More

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Additional Information about Ramada Carlsbad

Also Known As:
Ramada Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel Carlsbad
Ramada Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel
Carlsbad Ramada
Address: 751 Macadamia Drive, Poinsettia exit off I-5, Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#31 Top resorts Hotel in Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ramada Carlsbad 2.5*
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