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Motel 6 Carlsbad East

6117 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed staying at this motel. Family and I stayed only one night, going to legoland.. The motel did its job. Pros: great location, less than ten minutes from legoland, about a mile from Carlsbad outlet mall, 5 minutes away from the beach. Ten minutes away from Carlsbad Village (bars,restaurant,beach,etc) Great staff, everyone was friendly. Front desk was very... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place wasn't the nicest but the staff was super friendly and everything was decently clean. They were open minded open our kids noise levels and placing families close together. It was also conveniently placed right in the middle of everything. It was a good place to stay for busy families.

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The motel was clean and located adjacent to the I-5 Freeway, an easy on and off. That being said this room had no microwave, in room coffee, refrigerator, Kleenex, iron, or free Wi-Fi etc. So for just a basic room with bed and bath, this is the place.

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Pleasant Grove, Utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I don't mind a "simple" motel room, but this property took it to an extreme, which sacrificed basic comforts. No clock, microwave, towel racks, Kleenex, shampoo, [free] Internet, replacement soap, or refrigerator. Pretty much just two beds and a chair. We had 2 towels for 4 people, and housekeeping never replenished the scant supplies we did have (soap and TP—we... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Booked a room here to run the Carlsbad 5K because we had difficulty booking a room at the last minute. This was my first time staying in a Motel 6. It is also my last. I was told that there would be a charge for Internet, but found out later that a friend had received Internet service for their room... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I have stayed here many times. I booked a room online and paid for it. Arrived and was told I am not allowed to come back. I asked the girl at the front desk, "Why?" and she could not answer my questions. The clerk told me that I will not be charged. I hope they do not charge my credit... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Carlsbad East, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review with us. The service issue you describe are atypical to Motel 6 standards for quality, and we are sorry you experiecned less than saqtisfying service during your visit. We encourage you to contact our Guest Relations department at 1-855-787-9864 to record the details of your visit to help us provide a better... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Not the best Motel 6 where we have stayed. Adequate only, but as usual, noisy outside room in middle of night. Just off I-5 and short drive into town and it's not a bad drive from San Diego. Denny's handy next door, many great restaurants in town

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

You get what you pay for with a Motel 6. The room was fine, the beds were as expected, there were smokers wandering the walkway in front of our room. What really bothered me was that the internet was spotty when it was working and then out for half of our stay. The other irritation was that the launder facilities... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My family and I stayed here recently for a quick overnight stay before heading over to Legoland the following day. For this purpose, this is a good place to stay. We didn't need a view or any special amenities, we just needed a clean comfy room. The room was clean ( it even smelled clean!), the bathroom was clean, the... More 

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Great Falls, Montana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We made resv. showed up about 4ish, checked in went to our room and it was in the corner no view and an ice machine. Went back asked for a different room she gave us one next to the laundry room. I went back and said, if we were just here for a day sleeping and heading out it wouldn't... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Carlsbad East, responded to this review

Linda, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Our staff aims to provide the highest level of hospitality to our guests through our customer service, but with your experience we have fallen short and would like to apologize for the service issues you describe. Please know the issues you describe are an exception to our guest commitment... More 

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