We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

3.5 of 5 5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
GreenLeadersSilver level
Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel
Write a Review

852 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    475
    188
    98
    47
    44
See reviews for
479
147
12
34
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (205)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (852)
  • Mar-May only
    (223)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (248)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (213)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (168)
All months
There are newer reviews for Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel
See the most recent reviews
South Florida, Florida
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
37 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2009

We stayed at this Hotel for a couple of nights over Thanksgiving weekend while attending a wedding. The Hotel is a good location - about 2 miles from the beach and close to shops, stores and restaurants etc. We got a room w/ a view of the Water. The view was beautiful - facing West and got a lot of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
JAndersonCarlsbad, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

We truly appreciate your feedback. Thanks for taking the time to share your comments. Please come back and visit us again soon! More 

oceanside, ca
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2009

Great room with many amenities. Very nice view of the ocean and the city of Carlsbad. Front Desk was the friendliest I've ever encountered. Had a problem with one of the showers heads, but it was fixed right away. I had a wonderful stay in this spacious and quiet room.

Was this review helpful? Yes
JAndersonCarlsbad, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback! I'm thrilled to hear you had a terrific stay at Grand Pacific Palisades. We look forward to your return visit! More 

san diego
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2009

Awesome bed--it was so comfortable. I would stay again just for the good night sleep again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
JAndersonCarlsbad, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. Looking forward to your return visit. More 

San Francisco
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2009

From check-in to check-out all staff were efficient, friendly, and helpful with any questions we had. Service was excellent. We needed to relax after having worked hard all year and we did just that at the Grand Pacific Palisades Resort. We were there in November at the time of year it just starts to get cold in the evening, but... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
JAndersonCarlsbad, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such great feedback about the Palisades. We are committed to “Making Happy Memories One Moment at a Time!” and we are so glad to hear that we succeeded in doing this for you. Hope to see you here again soon! More 

Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2009

This is our second time staying here Very nice hotel very convenient to Legoland. Great Staff

Was this review helpful? Yes
JAndersonCarlsbad, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

It’s wonderful to hear that you had such a great time during your stay! We really strive to make each guest experience at the Palisades a memorable one, and from your positive comments we appear to have hit our mark. We look forward to your next visit with us! More 

Oceanside, Ca
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2009

This hotel met all of our expections. Beautiful inside and out. Eat on the patio overlooking the ocean. Very good prices for an AMAZING memories! Service was excellent from the front desk, consierge, room service, maids, EVERYONE was so great, especially the bell staff and valet. They did not hesitate to assist us when we were in need. Two thumbs... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
JAndersonCarlsbad, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

We truly appreciate your feedback. Thanks for taking the time to share your comments. Please come back and visit us again soon! More 

So. California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2009

We go to GPP at least every year sometimes 3 or 4 times a year....our kids demand it. It is their favorite resort in San Diego County and my wife and I love it too. We always stay in the condos, shop at the nearby Costco to save money on meals, and we use the entire facility including the pools,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
JAndersonCarlsbad, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

At Grand Pacific Palisades we are committed to "Making Happy Memories One Moment at a Time!" It appears your stay with us was a memorable one based on your positive feedback. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! More 

Carlsbad, California
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2009

The resort is elegant and looks beautiful decorated for the holidays. Check in was smooth and the front desk staff was very friendly and informative. The unit was beautiful and so spacious! There was even an ocean view! I would definitely recommend this resort to friends and family.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
19 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2009

We chose this resort because of its availability through our time share. I'm glad we did. Unfortunately, we thought is was closer to LA. It's about 1 1/2 to 2 hours away - horrible commute! But the resort was fabulous just the same. It was only 30 minutes from San Diego, so we found it very convenient to that area.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
JAndersonCarlsbad, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

"Thank you so much for your feedback! I'm thrilled to hear you had a terrific stay at Grand Pacific Palisades. We look forward to your return visit!" More 

Upland, CA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2009

My husband and I visited this resort as a sort of last minute vacation and could not have been more satisfied with our choice. Carlsbad has always been a favorite of our family so when we made our plans it was an obvious choice. From the moment we arrived we were greeted with smiling faces and amazing service. The bellman... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
JAndersonCarlsbad, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

It’s wonderful to hear that you had such a great time during your stay! We really strive to make each guest experience at the Palisades a memorable one, and from your positive comments we appear to have hit our mark. We look forward to your next visit with us! More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

Address: 5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, Priceline, BookIt.com, Odigeo, TripOnline SA and Tingo so you can book your Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
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
#16 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
#18 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
#18 Business Hotel in Carlsbad

285 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (269)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (62)
Viewed
View from room (29)
Viewed
Room/suite (47)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (55)
Viewed
Family/play areas (6)
Viewed
3:25
Videos (1)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (5)
Viewed
Other (57)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (17)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (1)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (4)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay