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Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad

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2000 Faraday Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, MA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a five night stay in Carlsbad. This is great hotel located near Carlsbad Ranch. Yes you do need a car to get around but it's so easy to drive in the area compared to Boston. Pool area is nice with outdoor seating and a fireplace. Breakfast was pretty typical but free and nice seating for inside. Free... More 

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Dear BostonChik85 Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to post this wonderful review about our hotel. We appreciate you choosing to stay with us during your five night stay all the way from Boston. Our outdoor pool, outdoor fireplace, free parking, and complimentary breakfast are all great amenities we provide, and we are happy... More 

Las Vegas, NV
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really torn between staying here or Homewood Suites. I had a poor experience 2 years ago at Homewood but it was in the summer with high occupancy. I stayed at RI in Mayo this year and absolutely loved it so I decided to stay here even though it was $40/nt more expensive. Booked a 2BR suite. It's a... More 

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Dear marissa2c Thank you so much for your honest and constructive review. I would like to sincerely apologize for all the dissatisfaction that you experienced regarding the hotel shuttle, and the morning breakfast. Every property is run differently, and our shuttle is only used to take guests to corporate businesses. For the breakfast thank you for your feedback as this... More 

Martinez, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel includes breakfast and I must say, it's the nicest breakfast-buffet setup I've seen from this type of Hotel. My family was on a weekend visit to LEGOLAND and the location was great (5 minutes from the park entrance). This hotel is situated in an upscale business park area. There is a gas station, convenience store and food establishment... More 

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

Dear pthughes2 Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to provide this excellent review about our property. It really means a lot to us that you had an amazing breakfast experience, and enjoyed the wide range of breakfast options we provide. We really appreciate you choosing to stay with us, and taking advantage of our... More 

New York City, New York
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19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The hotel is good location if you are actually going to Carlsbad not good location for San Diego. The room was nice and clean, wish the one bedroom suite was bigger. Normal breakfast, nice pool and jacuzzi but a lot of kids playing in the pool in the morning. Will stay again.

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

Dear Jon K We are delighted we were able to provide you great customer service, and an excellent location for the Carlsbad area. It means a lot to us that you were able to enjoy the amenities of the hotel such as the pool, the hot tub, and the complimentary breakfast. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our... More 

Los Angeles, CA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
23 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We've stayed at many Residence Inns and this one lived up to expectations for the most part. Room was a little on the small side and since it was facing the pool (as many rooms do), it was quite noisy in the afternoon with frolicking swimmers. Front desk staff very friendly and helpful. Since we were there over a holiday... More 

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

Dear Seniortourist We really appreciate you taking the time out of your day to post a review about our Residence Inn. We are glad you have stayed at many Residence Inn’s and provided your feedback on how our hotel compares to other Residence Inn’s. Throughout the day our pool is open, which could get loud, and we do apologize that... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

This was our first time staying in this Marriott (we stayed in one by Disneyland last year). It was amazing! We checked in later in the evening and the staff was friendly and very welcoming. I booked through their general call center and when I booked I was advised that the hotel provided a shuttle service to and from Legoland.... More 

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

Dear MJimenez813 Thank you so much for staying with us, and we are so happy that you enjoyed our hotel, and all the amenities which we provide. I do apologize for the confusion regarding the hotel shuttle, but I am happy we were able to accommodate you and your family. We are delighted you and your family enjoyed the complimentary... More 

Williamstown, New Jersey
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

After an initial glitch in which our 2bdrm/2bath suite reservation was lost, we booked two studio suites. The hotel was kind enough to give us a price adjustment and located us on the same floor, across from each other. -- Note: this glitch was discovered two weeks prior to arrival, so the check in process was smooth. Always call to... More 

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

Dear mlpca Thank you so much for staying with us, and we are delighted we were able to accommodate you with two studio suites right across the hall from each other. We are pleased you enjoyed your spacious suites, and were able to enjoy the comfortable beds, fridge, and dishwasher located in your rooms. Our staff is very friendly and... More 

Joshua Tree, California
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284 reviews 284 reviews
79 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

First time staying in this hotel. We stayed in Homewood suites last time, so we decided to give this place a visit. Check was easy and staff was clear and well spoken. Got a room facing the pool on third floor, actually has big tree outside our window. Breakfast was adequate, and location very quiet. Plenty of parking and will... More 

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

Dear srimanone Thank you so much for deciding to stay with us on your trip to the Carlsbad area. We really appreciate your business. We are delighted we were able to provide a smooth check in process, and also get you a nice quiet pool front room on our third floor. We are pleased you enjoyed your breakfast every day,... More 

Mesa, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I spent several months on and off at this great Marriot while working in San Marcos. Was the perfect location for getting to work and spending time at the beach. Was great to have the space I needed to bring my daughter and my puppy along for the trips. Decent breakfast and evening snacks.

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

Dear palama8505 Thank you so much for continuously staying with us on and off for months and also thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to post this review about our property. We are glad we were able to provide a convenient location for you close to your work, and also close to the beach.... More 

Merced, CA
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79 reviews 79 reviews
35 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stayed here for 2 days around Christmas as we were visiting LEGOLAND. We had a nice spacious room. Morning breakfast was plentiful to get going. Enjoyed the evening manager's reception. Very conveniently located to LEGOLAND, Outlet malls and bunch of restaurants. It is also a short drive to Stone Brewery, which is a must stop for Beer lovers!! We... More 

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

Dear kst1 Thank you for staying with us while you chose to spend your Christmas vacation at Legoland. We are glad we were able to provide a convenient location close to malls, restaurants, the beach, and Stone Brewery for you and your family. We all wish we could hang out at Stone more often. Travel Safe More 

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