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Motel 6 Carlsbad South

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   750 Raintree Drive, I-5/San Diego Freeway at Poinsettia Lane, Carlsbad, CA CA 92011
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Ranked #29 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I made the mistake of trying to go to San Diego while ComicCon was going on, and this was the only hotel I could get, and the only room I could get was their 'accessible' room, so my review can only speak to that room and the motel in general. I'm pleased to say they exceeded my expectations. Room was... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's .55 miles from the beach! We took the Coaster to downtime Carlsbad and took a cab back which was about $17, the coaster stopped running at 11:58pm. The room was clean and updated from the motel 6 I used to know. It's a basic room, no frills. Front desk was awesome, especially Rogelio. Grounds were clean and nice. Pool... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Highly recommended motel, but just a few key notes to help you make your decision... Pros: • MOTEL – The location, you just can’t beat it. 10 minutes’ walk to the beach, 10 minutes’ walk to several places to eat and shop (drug store/grocery store). There is an ice machine and vending machine next to the office, along with a... More

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San Diego, CA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We were evacuated for the Cocos ie San Marcos Fire - this was only place we found that would take dogs. The good - appears to have been recently renovated, hard floors (think faux wood which is fine) The bad - although we were really lucky to get a room due to the 10's or thousands evacuated, I am not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We checked out our standby, Palomar Inn and found they have upgraded which means more $$$. Since it also eliminated continental breakfasts as well and NO senior discount it would have been $70 plus TAX! Up the 5 to Carlsbad we called Motel 6 and found a room w/ 2 beds, great TV, WiFi , but no breakfast for $65... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Great rate and fairly quiet for being adjacent to the freeway. Very, very clean - good TV - and comfortable bed. Staff was excellent and there's plenty of parking. Close to small mall and many restaurants. Most motels don't have good hot water or towels - this place does!

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26 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We just needed a place to stay before hitting the airport the next day and were tired so ended up here. Very basic, older hotel, the room wasn't bad and the bed was decent. It was reasonably priced but kindof weird that I had to go back to the front to pay $3 extra for a wifi card.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We spent 3 days here over the 2013 Christmas holiday season. This place is basically a place to sleep. Rooms are modern and clean, but they don't even supply you with coffee in the rooms. It's close to the beach and a nearby mall. They also have a pool which we didn't use so I can't comment on it. Staff... More

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Running Springs, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Motel 6 has a reputation for being the low end of the low end. However, as a budget traveler, I have discovered some Motel 6's that are fantastic exceptions. Motel 6 in Carlsbad on Raintree is one of these places. I have been staying here from time to time since 1997. It gets better every time. It is extremely clean... More

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20 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

5 starts to Amy F. for fantastic service....Did not arrive till 1:30 am..Amy smiled, welcomed us and was a complete joy...I accidently gave her $20.00 too much for our room...And she realized it and returned promptly to let me know. Her cash drawer was out of site and If it wasn't for her honesty I would have never known...You are... More

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Address: 750 Raintree Drive, I-5/San Diego Freeway at Poinsettia Lane, Carlsbad, CA CA 92011
Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Carlsbad South 2*
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Motel 6 Carlsbad South Hotel Carlsbad
Motel Six Carlsbad
Carlsbad Motel Six
Carlsbad Motel 6

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