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Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2000 Faraday Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Ranked #4 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
kleathamta Springville, Utah
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Springville, Utah
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great experience staying here. The staff were friendly and helpful. In particular, thanks to David Lopez for going above and beyond. After bringing us extra towels he asked if there was anything else he could do for us. Our 3-year-old proceeded to explain to him how she had broken the clasp on her swimming suit. David located... More

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Ever A, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

kleathamta Thank you for your great review of our lovely Residence Inn by Marriott Carlsbad. Sounds like the family really enjoyed the stay and we are so delighted to hear that. The services we provide I would agree are convenient and useful for our guests. I do like a perfectly heated pool, and am glad to hear that your family... More

Ballwin, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel for 9 days while on family vacation. Front desk customer service was amazing, especially Alex and Keli! They were always interested in how our stay and days were going. The breakfast and dinner at night were nothing short of great including movie night on Friday nights. Hotel even has boogie boards and beach chairs to use.... More

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Ever A, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

JMDII - Thank you so much for staying with us this summer at the Residence Inn Carlsbad. It really sounds like you just had an amazing stay in Carlsbad and I am excited to hear that we were able to be a big part of that. Our goal is to create those types of lasting memories that you will be... More

Santa Monica, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had to stay at this hotel while I was in town for work. All that I know of Carlsbad, involves the beach and bars...so at first I was excited to have to stay in Carlsbad for the weekend. Unfortunately my company moved locations to Faraday Ave, which is about 4 miles inland from the beach down a long, winding... More

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Geoff W, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Dear LanieFire, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay with us. While we are just a few miles from the beach we do have a few restaurants and a convenience store in walking distance which is nice. I'm glad the commute to work was short and convenient. We have a great proximity to most... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been in Anaheim, to visit Disney, and had a day at Legoland planned. The hotel we originally checked into was... Well, let's just say, the only thing good about it was that it was close to Disney. I called around to find a hotel closer to Legoland for the last 2 nights of our trip (at 4 pm... More

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Trent S, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Starflyr3, Wow! I am so pleased that we were able to save your trip! We are pleased that you were able to enjoy our Mon-Thurs social hour, breakfast, and great pool area. It is also great to hear that you found our spacious rooms fabulous and the location central to LegoLand and many restaurants. We aren't right in the middle... More

Paramus, New Jersey
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been staying at the Marriott Residence Inn Carlsbad every year for about 20 years. Every year our stay gets better and better. The comfortable beds, the brand new room renovations and the free breakfast along with weekday happy hour, makes this hotel our number one choice. I would recommend this property to anyone who loves comfort and unmatched service.

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Geoff W, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Kathleen K, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at our property. Thank you for pointing out that we consistently deliver a great product. We are very proud of our property, and I feel that it shows. Having stayed with us for so many years I was very happy to hear that you like the... More

Mesa, Arizona
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 10 days with my family of 4 here at this hotel in July. The July 4th holiday week is a busy one and the employees did everythong in thier power to make this an ultra positive experience. The free breakfast was hot and fresh, and the weekday evenings they served free dinner and drinks as well. I would... More

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Trent S, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

DonnieDM, Thank you for spending 10 days with us and taking the time to let other travelers know about your positive experiences with us. Our breakfast and social hours are definitely great additions to an already great hotel. July is indeed a busy time but we are pleased that our staff did everything to make it a positive experience. They... More

Rancho Cordova, California, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 5 days at the Residence Inn - Carlsbad in a one bedroon suite. The hotel and and our room was in really good condition and clean. We called ahead for a pack-n-play for our baby to sleep in and were happy to find it was complimentary with our room and delivered as promised. They have a nice breakfast... More

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Trent S, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

jjaudit, Thank you for staying with us for 5 days! I am glad that you enjoyed the breakfast and our staff took care of you up to the end of our normal breakfast hours. Thank you for pointing out our quiet location. We are close (but no too close) to just about everything. I am most pleased that our staff... More

Erie, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Carlsbad and spent one day at the beach and then 2 days at Legoland. We stayed 4 nights at the Residence Inn. We had a 2 Bedroom / 2 Bath that my family (my husband and I and our 2 children) shared with my parents. My parents had 1 bedroom (with the King bed) and my husband... More

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Trent S, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Shelley N, Thank you for staying with us and writing such a glowing review! It is great that you found our two bedroom spacious for all 3 generations! I agree about the sofa beds being primarily for kids. While we buy a higher end version, they are limited by having to fold into a compact space. It is great to... More

El Paso, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family stayed here during our trip to Legoland, free breakfast and light dinner was a great help and the free shuttle to to the park was great. Staff went above and beyond when our vehicles' radiator hose busted. They shuttled me to the dealership to pick up the vehicle and made sure we were taken care of with everything... More

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Trent S, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Nancy L, Thank you for your recent review. I am glad that you enjoyed the hotel and amenities but I am most pleased that our staff went above and beyond to help your family in a time of need. Car trouble is no fun at any time but it can certainly add unneeded stress to a vacation. We love to... More

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best stay of our 10 day vacation in Ca. Close to beaches, surfing and San Diego. A huge shout out to the staff, and particularly David who help us with the grill to cook out by the pool. This was awesome! Then he helped us with the fire by the pool side. Very relaxing and awesome place... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Trent S, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Mark M, I am so pleased to hear that this hotel was the highlight of your hotel stays on your 10 day vacation! We love to treat our guests like family and it is awesome that you were able to feel more at home with your own BBQ cookout! One thing better than home is how we provide breakfast for... More

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Address: 2000 Faraday Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad 3*
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#4 Family Hotel in Carlsbad #6 Business Hotel in Carlsbad #11 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
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The Residence Inn Carlsbad is centrally located just a few miles from LEGOLAND, Carlsbad Beaches, LEGOLAND Water Park, SEALIFE Aquarium, and the flower fields. IT is also just a short drive to the Safari Park, the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, and many San Diego attractions. The Residence Inn offers free parking, free WiFi, free breakfast, and a free social hour Monday through Thursday with free beer and wine. All suites offer tons of space and full kitchens. ... more   less 
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