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Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

#18 of 36 Hotels in Carlsbad
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5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Valencia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
6 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were invited here as part of a time share presentation for Hilton Marbrisa. It is right by LEGOLAND and right above the beautiful 30 acres of flowers that are famous here in Carlsbad. The hotel is very nice, but do not get room 187 as it is right next to the gym and someone on the treadmill woke us... More 

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Thornton, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel was amazing! Great staff at check in. The rooms were clean and had plenty of room. We felt like we were staying in a resort for sure. The pools were great. Great location to LEGOLAND. The only negative is that they should really offer some sort of breakfast for the price. There is a great restaurant on site.

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Calgary, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in a two bedroom first floor unit with an ocean view. Large unit with everything we could possibly need in it. It was quite chilly when we were there so never used either of the pools but they looked great. I really enjoyed the walkway outside the resort overlooking the ocean. The flower fields were not in bloom... More 

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WINDSOR
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for four days over spring break with our 9 year old and 5 year old. The staff really made the trip amazing for us. They recommended "Cannon Beach" a local beach within 5 minutes of the hotel and it was a beautiful, non-crowded stretch of beach we enjoyed two different times. We ordered take out form a local... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I will deffinetly stay here again. My family and I had a great experience. I had no problems checking in and during our stay. Clean, comfortable and friendly staff. Great location. The kids enjoyed the pool.

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Hudson, Iowa
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We found Carlsbad to be uniquely situation in Southern California. It is located about 30 minutes north of San Diego and about 75 south of Anaheim (ie. Disneyland). In addition to those day trips, the resort and Carlsbad offer quite a bit as well with a great beach and Legoland. The resort is beautiful and has a lot of family... More 

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Southern California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Forgive any typos as this review is written with a mobile device. I have this a two star because every staff member I encountered have been kind and wonderful. I am using my mobile because their wifi is not working. I need internet to do some work and I get up at four the next morning. I called almost two... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family loved the activities on the weekly calendar - crafts, sundaes, cookie decorating, smores. All free or for nominal costs. The guy running the activity center is about as pro kid as you could find (Ryan?). He sincerely seems happy watching/helping/interacting with the kids. My son said he was even nicer than his Grandpa! I do think they could... More 

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Escondido, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a very postive stay here. I stayed with my new husband this past Sunday after our wedding. The place was beautiful. I LOVED that there was a Karl Strauss breakfast buffet in walking distance from the hotel. This is a family-oriented type of resort, so of course there were kids in the lobby and hallways, but they didn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am currently staying here with my niece and nephew and we love it. We checked in yesterday around 10am. I didn't think they would have a room ready for us but they did. We are staying in a one bedroom villa that is huge. It's basically like an apartment/condo. The kitchen has everything that you could possibly. The living... More 

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