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Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

#20 of 37 Hotels in Carlsbad
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5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Seoul, South Korea
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My first time in Carlsbad. Went to Disney for 4 days and came here to stay for 3 days and we really loved it. It's not the fanciest hotel, but it's not a dump either. The hotel has enough stuff going on that we didn't really feel the need to leave. Our girls loved all the activities the hotel offered.... More 

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Laguna Hills, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in a double queen room which was adequate for our one day stay. It overlooked the parking lot that was used for the adjacent restaurant and while that did not create a problem for us, it would not be my choice if we return. The hotel shuttle took us to the Flowe Fields which you can see from... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our second trip to Carlsbad; the first time we came (5 years ago) we stayed at the Sheraton and had probably the best hotel experience one could wish for. We were hoping for a similar experience at the grand palisades but were disappointed: the front desk staff is slow and somewhat apathetic and the rooms small for the... More 

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Fullerton, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As our daughter and her family live in Carlsbad, we periodically stay a night or two at the GPPR, I'd describe the property as a quiet, off the beaten path place to stay. We've always found it clean and enjoy the views from the property. It is very convenient to several north San Diego County attractions. Therefore don't be surprised... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be fooled by the website photos. This place is not as advertised. Also, if you are a HGVC owner be advised that this is an affiliate and not a club location. Oceanside view rooms are across the street from a night club, which may have been nice for our honeymoon but not so swell for family vacationing and sleeping... More 

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Robstown, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here May 12 -16 2015. We had a 1 room Villa. This property was perfect for what we wanted.... a fun family get away to LEGOLAND. Lots of kids here, very kid friendly. The property was clean, very pretty, and low stress. Our 1 room villa (room 190) was HUGE, with a great big patio. We did not... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We where told at our 3pm check in it would be another hour before our room was ready. So we went to the brewery for a bite while we waited. An hour later we go back to the front desk, they said the room we booked 3 months in advance is gonna be another hour or more and they still... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a convenience for families with kids, we stayed in a 1 bedroom suite and having a kitchen and a separate room was helpful. They have different activities for kids and adults during the day, Legoland is 5 minutes walk from the hotel, and the beach is 5 minutes drive, and the front desk team is great! Not to mention... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 10days & we had a great experience. The staff are friendly and our 2-bedroom unit was awesome coz it has everything we need w/c includes a kitchen, dining room, a living room and a balcony w/ a great view of the flower fields. It was a relaxing place to stay and my family loved and enjoyed... More 

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Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not really sure where to begin with this review. I guess I'll start by saying that calling this property a "resort" seems wrong. It's a timeshare, and most everyone who stays here seems to get that you're basically on your own. There's very little staff to speak of - no one greets you at the car when you pull... More 

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