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Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Indianapolis
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82 reviews 82 reviews
30 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family and I stayed here for 2 nights recently. I booked a great package through the hotel that included two 2 day Legoland park hopper tickets, daily breakfast, and valet parking for $215 a night! Since we would be arriving early I called the hotel in advance to make sure we could pick up our Legoland tickets before check-in... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was a good hotel but didn't like that the kids couldn't go in the adult pool. It was close to Lego land. It had fun kid activities. It had a good pool. Fun for kids. It had good service and atmosphere.

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wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have you ever stayed at a hotel where the concierge makes a trip to buy a beach umbrella at a store, and then drives to meet you at the beach to give you the umbrella because they didn't have any available when you went to pick it up, because inconsiderate guests did not return them¿? that's what jackie did for... More

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Vienna, Va
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I decided to stay at this hotel because it is close to family and I am familiar with it, being a former San Diego native. I will never stay here again. The check-in process was the worst I have experienced at any hotel in the world. We got to the hotel at 2:00, knowing we would have to wait at... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband's family belongs to Hilton time shares. We have vacationed as a family in several different " resorts" but this is BY FAR- the worst. We have three children, 10, 2 and ten months. My two smaller boys have both developed a nasty viral infection after arriving here. We actually took our two year old to a pediatrician in... More

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Huntington Beach, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first person I came contact was with Andrea. I made a call asking for a nice ocean view room. She immediately said no problem. I was a little wary about her being so eager so quickly. But when we all arrived,not only did we get it, I got it on the top floor. How nice! All of the staff... More

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Holly A, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Vincelamar, Thank you for your review. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We're also happy to know that you and your family had fun participating in the activities and enjoyed the snacks available. We hope to welcome you back again in the near future for another fun-filled family vacation! Thank you, Holly Ansley More

Ketchikan, Alaska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff here was very friendly and helpful. The rooms (3 bdrm) were very nice. The master suite was very comfortable. Had trouble with the air conditioning and maintenance was right on it and corrected the problem promptly. Very centrally located, San Diego attractions all very cloe (Sea world & zoo)

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Holly A, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ak_Steve, Thank you for providing us with your feedback. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the master suite and that our staff was able to assist you with everything you needed. We hope to welcome you back in the near future! Thank yoiu, Holly Ansley More

Eugene
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here before and are owners at Marbrisa. The resort is nice, great pool and activities for the kids. Great place to stay if you are going to Legoland. The only complaint was at check-in. They only had two employees working and it was very slow....... Also, don't wait to see if these guys offer discounts for Legoland... More

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Holly A, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi woody495, Thank you for providing us with your review. We are thrilled to hear from returning guests and learn that they continue to be content with their accommodations. We apologize for the delay in service during check-in. We hope to welcome you back for another stay in the near future! Thank you, Holly Ansley More

Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been looking for a nice, clean, resort-y, family-friendly hotel near the beach, that we could visit each summer with our kids and grandkids. We have now stayed her twice, most recently the past four days including the 4th of July. It's pretty amazing. High points: although this is a family-dedicated resort, they have a luxurious adult pool and... More

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Holly A, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Lynne S, Thank you for your review. We truly appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We apologize for any inconvenience caused with the reservation of the Cabana and we will also take into consideration your comments regarding housekeeping. However, we are glad to hear that our staff was able to provide you with a... More

Cerritos, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great family friendly hotel. Separate lap pool and jacuzzi for adults on top of the hill with a view of Carlsbad and ocean. The flower fields were not in bloom during this time but would have been an even better view. The kids pool is in a separate area with a water playground and jacuzzi. Also an... More

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Holly A, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Allmotorking, Thank you for your review. We’re thrilled to hear that you found activities for everyone in the family to enjoy throughout your stay with us. It is also good to learn that our guests are enjoying many of the guest amenities available. We hope to welcome you back for another visit in the near future! Thank you, Holly... More

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Address: 5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel 3.5*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Carlsbad #3 Green Hotel in Carlsbad #9 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad #16 Family Hotel in Carlsbad #16 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
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