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Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad

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2000 Faraday Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights, arriving Christmas evening. We were welcomed by smiling faces even though they were having to work on Christmas evening. They provided us a list places that would be available for dinner considering the holiday which was helpful. The room was roomy and quite comfortable with a division of the spaces to allow relaxation, business,... More 

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Dear mrsspade2u, We are so glad we were able to host your Christmas vacation, and to make you have a wonderful holiday experience. We hope you enjoyed the restaurant list we put together, and were able to find a nice restaurant to enjoy your Christmas dinner. We are so glad you were able to enjoy a hearty breakfast, and also... More 

Fargo, North Dakota
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed for two weeks and enjoyed the hotel and its staff very much. The one-bedroom suite worked well for my husband and me. Its kitchen was adequately fitted out with service for four, pots & pans, full fridge, dishwasher and two-burner range. No oven but it wasn't a problem for us as we generally ate a late lunch... More 

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Dear robynwimmer1 Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your stay! I appreciate the wonderful comments you have made about our location, rooms, breakfast and our staff! It was our pleasure hosting you! I am glad you had a great experience at our pool, and also had great interactions with the other guests staying at the... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We have stayed at this location a few times and each time it is just as nice as the last. Always so clean and quiet, the rooms are very beautiful. A quick little weekend get away with our kids, there is plenty of room for us all. The hot breakfast in the morning is always so yummy and there is... More 

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Glad to hear that you had another enjoyable stay and truly appreciate that great review. All our staff work hard to leave a lasting impression. They will be excited to know they have done so with your family. Til next time – More 

Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I'm sorry to say that this facility has gone downhill since my 2014 stay. I booked several months in advance for a one month vacation and phoned ahead to ask for a quiet rear room, which upon arrival I could not have as some sports team had booked the complete back, thus, I was placed again at the noisy Faraday/College... More 

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Duncan M, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Brian P. Please allow me to apologize not meeting your expectations during this stay. I can ensure you that we take these comments very seriously and will be reviewing them with the entire staff. I would like to response to a couple of points. 1) We attempt to honor all room location requests, occasionally we physical are unable to do... More 

San Marcos
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92 reviews 92 reviews
10 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We stayed for five nights as a "staycation"/escape while our house five miles away was going through major home improvements. What a comfortable and cozy getaway it was. The one bedroom suite is perfect for two people - even when they want to watch separate television shows or escape the other's choice of channel. The manager's evening specials - we... More 

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Duncan M, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

We love when locals and Eskimos visit us. I’m glad we were able to take good care of you during your remodel. I know how spoiled we are weather wise and agree that some days I wonder people can sit outside at the pool. It is heated so that helps. I hope you get an opportunity for another staycation and... More 

Carlsbad, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I stay here for business, and have gotten to know the staff. Without meaning to exclude anyone, Sarah & Alex at the front desk are wonderful and know my preferences, Ryan ensures that the swimming pool water is clear, and Matilda ensures that breakfast is always well supplied. I've stayed here long enough to watch the staff change as life... More 

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Duncan M, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thank you for writing about your stay. Our staff work hard to ensure each guest has a great experience and will be happy to hear they did so in your case. Can’t wait to say hi again. More 

Summerville, South Carolina
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My family and I have stayed at this hotel about 3 times now, and each visit has been amazing. The staff is extremely friendly, especially Alex at the front desk and Sarah in the kitchen. The hotel serves breakfast seven days a week, and offers muffins, yogurt, cereal, boiled eggs, fresh fruit, waffle machines, toast, bagels, oatmeal, and two hot... More 

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Appreciate the return business and thank you for your review of our hotel. I’ll be sure to pass on your kind words to Alex and Sarah. It is great that you found our hotel nice and meticulously maintained. Our staff is what sets us apart from everyone else so I love sharing these comments. I agree, our location is central... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Our family of five (3 kids under 9) stayed in the queen suite room with sofa bed. What we loved: great pool, super friendly staff, clean, yummy breakfast and closeness to Legoland. They also played a movie outside one night and served popcorn and cocoa--the kids loved it! We would stay again in a heartbeat except that this was the... More 

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post about your recent stay. I agree the pool area is great and I appreciate you recognizing our staff. The really work hard to exceed our guest expectations and I’m glad they left an excellent impression. Our Friday movie night has been a big hit. If you get the opportunity to visit again check... More 

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

i stayed her for a long term business detail. The place is very clean. The front desk, food service staff and housekeeping topnotch. The managers reception cannot hold a candle to Hilton Homewood Suites, often very poor food choices, but free beer and wine-well who can complain about that. The management is VERY slow to respond to unruly, loud, screaming,obnoxious... More 

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Lee E, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

eastsidegem, Thank you for your reivew of our hotel. Our staff is one of the reasons many long term guests as yourself continue to call Residence Inn Carlsbad thier home away from home while on extended business. In the coming weeks our social hour offerings will be refreshed to include many new quality items I am sure our guests will... More 

Fayetteville, North Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The hotel room is extremely nice, with modern furnishings, and a full kitchen. The hotel courtyard has a pool, hot tub, a basketball court, a couple large grills, and a large tv with seating area. Several nights a week there's a hospitality hour, where they serve a simple meal with beer (Stone pale ale!) and wine. And they put out... More 

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Lee E, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

PhilipG, What a great review of our hotel. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Our many amenities and our amazing staff is what makes us a fan favorite! As the holidays are upon us, we are reminded how our guests become more like family at our property as we welcome back many repeat guests. In the coming weeks... More 

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