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Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

3.5 of 5 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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Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

Can't beat the location if you have kids who love Lego. Legoland is just a few minutes walk away. Our two bedroom suite was very spacious, and was also a good base for exploring San Diego and Oceanside - short drive to both. There are a couple of pools at this resort but one - the beautiful one with the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights in Feb. The grounds are really nice, we had fun in the pool. Unfortunately we had a 1st floor room just off the entrance. The room itself was clean and was a standard size with 2 queens. If we happen to be in Carlsbad again I'd stay here again, but would request a 2nd floor room... More 

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Jeff B, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Jason F, I'm so glad you found our grounds appealing and that you enjoyed your experience at one of our pool areas. I look forward to hearing about your experience after your next visit in one of our higher floor view units. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely one bedroom unit at this resort which was very spacious, with a dining area, full kitchen, a huge 5 piece bathroom and all very clean, with balcony and furniture. Our unit had a view of the ocean and we enjoyed the view and the sunset during our stay. There is a pool and a Jacuzzi, the... More 

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Jeff B, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

dakota m, Thanks so much for reviewing our resort. I'm so glad you you had a great stay. Those jacuzzis are certainly perfect on those rare chilly southern California evenings. Hope to see you back soon. More 

Ottawa, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can only imagine how beautiful the gardens would be but we probably stayed a month too early. Place was clean and service was good. Maintenance helped to adjust our AC. Just as an FYI, 68 is the lowest setting because of their commitment to the environment. Admirable but challenging for those with heat flashes. They argued a bit but we... More 

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Jeff B, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

emmittOttawaOn, Thanks for choosing the Grand Pacific Palisades Resort. I'm so glad to hear that you were pleased with our service and clean rooms. I hope you are able to make it back in a few week's when the Flower Fields are in full bloom - you can't get a better view than from here! More 

Newcastle
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First let me say, if you are interested in being part of the vacation club - this is a good way to do it.... but choose the location wisely. As a road warrior, I spend most of my time in Hilton properties. So I was disappointed to open the door to my "studio" to find two beds and a view... More 

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Jeff B, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JannetteB, I'm so glad you had a chance to visit our resort and that you see the benefit in Vacation Club Ownership. I'm sorry that you found the standard hotel room you stayed in to be so much like what you regularly experience in your frequent travels. Hopefully next you visit, you will have a chance to experience one... More 

Rice Lake, Wisconsin, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grand Pacific Palisades Resort is everything you expect in a resort stay. They have a quiet pool area for adult time, a kids or family pool area and hot tubs. The house keeping department is very responsive to your needs. Resort is next to LEGOLAND and close to many different types of restaurant needs.

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Jeff B, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Kathy B! I'm so glad that you found Grand Pacific Palisades Resort to be everything you'd expect in a resort stay. I agree, our different pool areas, hot tubs, and proximity to Legoland, area reastaurants and attractions makes sure there is something for everybody. More 

Kirtland, Ohio
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207 reviews 207 reviews
40 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great resort to visit. We were in a 2BR Villa with a distant view of the ocean. The kitchen was very complete, and had everything that one would want. They include a free shuttle to places in a 5 mile radius. The adult swimming pool was great for laps, as long as the staff kept the kids... More 

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Jeff B, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Amiga9 I'm so glad you found this to be a great resort to visit. Always love to hear that our Guests experienced well equipped spotless accomodations, enjoyed our on site restaurant and found our check in process easy and our staff helpful. Look forward to seeing you back soon. More 

Seattle, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the GPR as part of a Hilton Grand vacation Club VIP package. We checked in early and were given a Villa Suite which is part of the hotel and not the resort. The suite is large with a nice view of Carlsbad and the ocean. These are supposedly remodeled but if that is true they should get... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Carlsbad & were recently displaced from our home due to a flood.Our insurance paid for us to stay here for 3 weeks. There are 3 of us (adults) & we were given a 2 bedroom 2 bath villa on the 3rd floor with a coastal view. Full kitchen, fireplace in the living room, small balcony...it was great.... More 

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scotland
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This large resort is surrounded by acres of rows of lovely flowers at the front with a windmill in the distance lego land is at the rear a good walk can take you to an nice new outside outlet shopping mall even nearer is a costco and Starbucks there is a lovely adult pool with part of it divided into... 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*
Number of rooms: 210
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Also Known As:
Grand Pacific Palisades Hotel Carlsbad
Grand Pacific Palisades Resort
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Carlsbad
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Carlsbad
#13 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
#18 Family Hotel in Carlsbad

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