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Motel 6 Carlsbad South

750 Raintree Drive, I-5/San Diego Freeway at Poinsettia Lane, Carlsbad, CA CA 92011
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Orlando, Florida, Usa
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77 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you got to stay on the cheap, it's not really that bad. Be prepared to bring most of your toiletries. The one bar of soap and one towel they give you doesn't quite do the job. The internet was terrible and I ended up using my hotspot on my phone. They offer coffee in the lobby, but hey, Starbucks... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a horrible Motel 6. The front staff only care about checking you in, not anything else. The room was tiny, basic and not cleaned properly. And because we faced the freeway it was noisy. And the room only had a swamp cooler, it was stuffy and hot when we arrived.

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cathedral city
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Our stay was awful, we had a neighbor upstairs that was jumping on and off the bed for at least an hour near midnight. It took 3 angry phone calls from my husband to get management to assist with the noise. Turns out it was kids that were left unattended in the room and they were having a great time... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting 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. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due... More 

Costa Mesa, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

“Not worth my $” 1 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago NEW 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... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We apologize for any misunderstanding that may have occurred during your recent stay with regard your reservation and the inconveniences you experienced. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the lowest price of any national chain by delivering the essential elements of a comfortable room for a satisfying... More 

Ensenada, Mexico
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35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We stayed here because of the proximity to Legoland. This was the nicest Motel 6 we have ever stayed at. It is located in an upscale neighborhood, and so the surrounding area felt very safe. We would definitely stay here again if we come up for a visit.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We were very impressed with the beautiful neighborhood. We felt very safe! The room was nice, clean and updated. Grocery store and starbucks were walking distance. Nice and close access to the beach. Would definitely stay here again

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

No AC, NOISY FAN, NO FRIDGE TO STORE Cold water makes it tough to relax in the comfy bed and watch TV on the flat screen after a long day from the (walking distance) beach. There's a benihana next door and lots of fast food restaurants within five minute drive or if you like Costco pizza like me there's one... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights as a central base to San Diego and LA. We inquired about a walk in price for the 2 nights. We got a good enough price so we decided to take it. Literally right after she took our card she then told us that wifi was 2.99 extra per device for only 24 hours... More 

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Palm Springs, California, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We had booked two rooms for our daughter and family and us. We asked for them to be adjacent to each other. We arrived at 4 p.m. and the rooms were not ready. We had to wait for two hours while they "cleaned" them. They ulitimately gave us two rooms that were on opposite ends of the complex from each... More 

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Phoenix
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here in September the hotel was quiet no noise whatsoever and that's that we were in front of the pool. There are a bunch of places to eat within a 5 mile radius. There is a outlet nearby. But the best part is that the beach is literally 2 minutes away! I think for the price this hotel... More 

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