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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice friendly residence inn. Family friendly but quite and well run. Rooms are upscale and modern. I was impressed with the kitchen and especially the bedding and size of the King room. The furniture and decor were more like a suite at an upscale resort than what you'd normally expect at a typical hotel in this price range. Will... More

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

Hello Quai_Noi, Thank you so much for your great review! With our recent renovation completed about 1 year ago, this property has really had a nice face lift and I'm delighted that your family was able to enjoy it. We hope to see you again soon on your next trip to Carlsbad. Thank you. More

Panama City
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been around the world and I have to say this hotel is the best. From the time you check in til the time you check out it feels like home away from home. The hotel staff go above and beyond. Special thanks to Matilda & Sara for the outstanding breakfast and dinners. This will be my place to stay... More

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

Dear RandallDye- WOW! Thank you for such kind words! For someone who has traveled all over the world, I am excited to know that your stay with us was so awesome. I especially appreciate you pointing out a couple of our stars like Matilda and Sara, who work really hard at making sure each guest leaves our Hearth room happy... More

Kirkland, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son's U13 soccer team booked this hotel for Surf Cup 14. We had previously stayed at the Holiday Inn Solana Beach and the Hilton Del Mar in previous years. The location of this property was not as convenient in regards to the fields or the beach but in the end worked out really well. The staff was very accommodating... More

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

Dear wazoocat, Thank you so much for your review with us at the Residence Inn Carlsbad! We loved playing host to your soccer group for the Surf Cup tournament. The group was very well behaved and I hope they all had a great time. While our location may not be located directly on the beach or the fields for this... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very good place. Very nice staff And services. The breakfast room should be bigger, but that's the only bad point. A perfect place for business stay, but nothing touristic or romantic, but this is not what we ask to that kid of residence. Very very nice staff And services

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

Julien F I am very happy to hear about your stay with us in December. We appreciate the kind words about our staff and services, as we are proud of what we have to offer. Our staff truly has a passion to provide an excellent experience. We are a great stay for both our business guests and the casual family... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three adults and a 7yo and 5yo. We stayed from a Thursday thru Monday. Booked a 2br suite. Grandma and grandpa in one room, daughter and one child in one room and 7 yo on convertible bed. Worked out extremely well. The staff was very accommodating. We could not have asked for any better support for this category of venue.... More

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

sequimteeth, Thank you for making us your homebase while visiting LegoLand. It is great that the two bedroom suite worked out for the extended family. two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a living room certainly makes for some great space. It is great that the kids met playmates and you met other guests. That is a great thing about Residence Inn... More

Springville, Utah
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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 July 16, 2014

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

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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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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
Hotel Style
#3 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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