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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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WINDSOR
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days 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
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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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Los Angeles, California
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this was our second stay here and i thought it would have improved in the year and a half since our last stay. first of all, the location is great if you're going to legoland--the hotel has a shuttle that takes you there and can pick you up. the location is also good if you're shopping at the outlet mall.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this hotel for two reasons. First being the location to Legoland which was awesome. The second being the family pool area with the children's water play area. This is where my disappointment started. After a long day at Legoland I got my two young children ready to go to the water area which they were very excited about.... More 

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

Dear Jennifer J, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. I'm so sorry you experienced some difficulties during your stay. I'd really love to learn more about your experience - your feedback really helps us to run the resort the at the highest level. Please email me your contact information to jbrock@gpresorts.com. You will be happy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this hotel. I've stayed here a couple times and I highly recommend it to everybody. My kids loved playing in the people and in the playground. The rooms are clean, comfortable and the in room amenities are excellent as well.

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

Hello Slimer1217, I'm so glad to hear that you love our hotel and that you recommend it to everygody. It's great to hear that you find our rooms clean, comfortable and our room amenities excellent. We look forward to seeing you back soon. More 

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