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TownePlace San Diego Carlsbad/Vista

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2201 South Melrose Dr, Vista, CA 92081
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Ranked #3 of 10 Hotels in Vista
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014
rcarlson1968 Las Vegas, Nevada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Staff was very nice, attentive and helpful. Initial room did not meet expectations, staff quickly moved to an excellent room. Had issues with rental car and late check out was denied. My family was asked to leave room and stay in lobby with all our luggage. It was uncomfortable for my wife and 5 kids and embarrassing. I have stayed... More

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Los Angeles, California
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27 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Stayed here one night for a wedding around the area. Check-in was easy. Hotel was quiet, room was clean. Only downside was that the hotel smelled like a dirty dog. It was especially rank in the elevator. I tried to hold my breath the entire ride. Easy parking as the hotel shares a parking lot with a strip mall. Breakfast... More

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sanvitps, Manager at TownePlace San Diego Carlsbad/Vista, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at TownePlace San Diego Carlsbad/Vista. Please accept our sincere apologies regarding the smell in the elevator. The weather in the area during the weekend of your stay was unusually rainy and humid. This may have added to the smell you were referring to. I am pleased to hear that you had a positive check-in... More

California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed here one night while on a quick trip to Lego Land. We were greeted and quickly checked into our room. Changed our clothes and went for a swim. Pool area was nice and clean and I was happy to find that the water wasn't freezing like so many other hotel pools. After our swim we went to the... More

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Porterville, California
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Stayed here for a family trip in late June 22, 2014 for 4 nights. Had booked the two room suite as a little treat, since the price wasn't bad to give the kids their own room. Property is off the freeway a little bit, but not bad at all. Close to Legoland, which was a plus. Staff was very friendly... More

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Waddell, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Very nice hotel, comfy spacious room, friendly staff. The only reason I wouldn't give them an Excellent is the Continental breakfast. No waffle iron number one. Very plain and basic choices. Other than that nice place to stay. Patricia at the front desk in the mornings is very nice and helpful. Also close to the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I just spent 4 nights at this hotel. I was very impressed with the cleanliness and friendliness of the staff. Every staff member smiled and said Hello or Good Morning, etc. I was looking for a box to hold a fragile item that I had purchased, and 2 maintenance staff helped me! Kaitlyn at the front desk went out of... More

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This past weekend, our family of five made are way over to San Diego for an impromptu getaway. While not quite on par with the Residence Inn by Marriott, this hotel was definitely comfortable and spacious and within driving distance of all the major San Diego attractions without the hefty price tag. One drawback is that traffic in San Diego... More

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orange, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Stayed here memorial day weekend for my son's wedding. On the plus side, the hotel was very close to the wedding venue. Our only interaction with the staff was on arrival and at checkout. Friendly and pleasant staff at the desk. First, the elevator had an extremely bad odor which may have been a combination of musty and heavy duty... More

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sanvitps, Manager at TownePlace San Diego Carlsbad/Vista, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with the TownePlace by Marriott San Diego Carlsbad/Vista. First and foremost, congratulations on your son’s marriage. I am glad that you found our location to be convenient to the wedding venue and that our staff was friendly. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience you may have experienced from your room not being... More

Hemet, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I recently stayed this past weekend and I must say I enjoyed my stay. It was close to my family and my sister liked the lay-out. The staff were friendly and I loved that my request the type of room I wanted and location I wanted was accommodated. I came in and out of the side entrance straight to my... More

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NJ
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stayed for two nights wanting to enjoy the carlsbad area. Great location, convenient to shopping and flower fields. We utilized their laundry services. Breakfast choices were limited (no hot breakfast like others Residence Inn I have stayed at). Warm whirlpool and pool. Their kitchenettes had all dishes etc. Clean environment and kitchen Would stay again.

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Additional Information about TownePlace San Diego Carlsbad/Vista

Address: 2201 South Melrose Dr, Vista, CA 92081
Location: United States > California > Vista
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — TownePlace San Diego Carlsbad/Vista 2.5*
Number of rooms: 94
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