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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near Legoland
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   3666 Pio Pico Drive, Carlsbad, CA, US, 92008, Carlsbad, CA 92008   |  
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“EconoGreat Carlsbad”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Great newer renovated room for a really good price. Was a ten minute walk to Pizza Port which is why we stayed here. They even let me check out an hour later with no problems. I would definitely go back.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3paresh, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near Legoland, responded to this review, December 29, 2013
Thank youfor staying with usand taking the time to share your experiance with others. We are glad that you found our loction to be convenient to However i want to apologize for the coffiepot. It would br our pleasure to have you stay with us again in the future to shoe.........
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
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Cupertino, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We needed a place to stay close to Legoland, CA. We picked this based on the photos on their website and reasonable rates. Property was clean, staff was friendly. Rooms were OK.

The breakfast area was too small. The choices were very limited and the refills were not done promptly.

Overall ok, since our main goal was a location close to Legoland.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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3paresh, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near Legoland, responded to this review, December 11, 2013
Thank you for staying with us, and taking the time to share your experience with others. We are glad that you found our location to be convenient to legoland. However i want to apologize for the delay in refills in the breakfast iteams. It would be our pleasure to have you stay with us again in the future to show you our strides taken to enhance your experience with us.
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Los Angeles, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
19 hotel reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

The initial architecture of this facility suggests nothing fabulous, but the owners have exceeded every reasonable expectation to make it as nice as possible. The rooms are richly appointed for a hotel of this level: designer carpet, comfortable bedding, tan-painted walls with framed artwork, and even crown moulding. I would have appreciated a pillow top mattress, but it was still supportive. I was also pleased by the wall-mounted flat screen TV and generously-sized, in-room fridge. Even the outdoor walkways have been appointed with tile, while the seemingly outdated block exterior has been renewed with some type of resurfacing or coating.

The service of the employees I encountered was friendly and welcoming. Plus, the general upkeep of the hotel is rather meticulous. This carries over to the breakfast room, which is relatively small but nicely organized. Also, I appreciated the expanded continental breakfast, which included diy waffles, a choice of four cereals, hard-boiled eggs, toast, and an assortment of cold and hot drinks from two beverage machines (the tropical juice was delicious). However, I do wish they offered peanut butter as a condiment. Nevertheless, this marked a noticeable improvement over the neighboring Rodeway Inn's continental breakfast offering of only pastries and instant drink packets, where I once stayed with my family.

The only misgiving of this Econo Lodge is its location along the freeway. Highway noise is audible within the room (although I slept well since I wear earplugs when with the kids anyhow). Also, there are few choices to dine within walking distance. However, without even having to use the freeway, we drove five minutes north, where we found an Olive Garden and Souplantation.

Overall, this hotel is an excellent choice if you are looking for an affordable stay near Legoland.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3paresh, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near Legoland, responded to this review, December 11, 2013
The very positive feedback you gave following your recent stay is heartwarming.Thank you foe commending us on great service we have given you & for appreciating our rooms & for particular enjoying the location in total.
It is our goal to not only attend to the needs of our guests but also find ways to offer a comfortable place to stay in while giving them the best value for their money. Thank you for being such great inspiration to drive us to succeed. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for our trip to Legoland which was only a few minutes away. Good location, clean comfortable rooms, friendly staff & the free breakfast with the waffle maker wasn't bad either :) would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3paresh, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near Legoland, responded to this review, November 4, 2013
Thank You for staying at "Econo Lodge". We are glad that you enjoyed our convenient location to Legoland, comfortable rooms, friendly staff & the free breakfast with the waffle maker. We hope to welcome you back again soon.
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Reno, Nevada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

The owners of the one hundred dollar plus per night Comfort Inns in Orem and Green River Utah need to spend some time at this Econo Lodge . To see how they should run their businesses . Clean rooms . Friendly service . Absolutely no nasty surprises . Clean , clean , clean . Quiet . No disconcerting , nasty , Neanderthal looking carpet . No nasty stains (the source of which is , at the very least , highly questionable) on the furniture . No disturbing hairballs and missing tile in the bathroom . No malfunctioning air conditioner right out of 'The Exorcist' . All for around seventy dollars a night .

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3paresh, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near Legoland, responded to this review, November 4, 2013
Your glowing review is greatly appreciated. We are sorry to hear that you had a bad experience in Orem & Green River Utah. It is our ultimate goal to attend to the needs of our valued guests in the best possible way, that we may ensure their comfort at all times. We hope to be of service to you again very soon.
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Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights in the 2 bedroom suite that resides over the lobby. The room was immaculately clean with tiled floors instead of carpet which I liked. The main door opens to a room that holds a queen size bed, a square table and 2 chairs, dresser with a flat-screen TV. There is also a nice-sized closet and a tiny alcove which holds a mini-fridge and microwave. Another door leads to a much smaller bedroom area with a queen bed, little bathroom and walk-in closet. There is also a flat-screen TV in this room. Bed linen were in good shape and there is some slight wear/tear on the furniture but really not a big deal. Front desk was friendly and housekeeping was great. I walked in on the housekeeper one day and she was sweeping the floor which I didn't expect but a nice surprise. The only issue I can see some might have with this room is that the larger bedroom/suite door and windows faces the highway which can get very noisy. I live near a freeway so I had no trouble at all sleeping. The smaller bedroom window faces the parking lot and is much quieter. Overall a great stay and would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3paresh, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near Legoland, responded to this review, November 4, 2013
Your thoughtful review is much appreciated & we are happy to hear that you & your family enjoyed the layout of the suite you stayed in on your recent 4 nights visit to Carlsbad. Yes, our front desk & housekeeping staff really are the best, I am lucky to be working with such great team members. We are pleased to hear that the freeway noise did not affect your good night sleep. We hope to welcome you back again soon.
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Lucerne Valley, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I read good reviews, but this motel was still a pleasant surprise. It has been remodeled recently. Everything was clean and attractive. The room was large and all the lighting was recessed with each light on its own switch with plenty of light to read. Free Wi-Fi. The bedding was good. Lady at check in was very nice. Breakfast just typical, but good enough to get a start on the day. The hotel is easy for find, it is next to the freeway, so I needed my ear plugs to sleep, but I do in most hotels. There is a nice restaurant within walking distance. The hotel is a very good deal for the money and I felt safe, so will stay there again.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3paresh, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near Legoland, responded to this review, November 4, 2013
Thank you for your friendly review. We are glad that you liked our large room with recessed lights with its own switch. We are happy that you enjoyed our convenient location to nice resturants & freway access. Its great to know that the breakfast was good enough to start the day. We hope to welcome you back again in future.
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Address: 3666 Pio Pico Drive, Carlsbad, CA, US, 92008, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Carlsbad
#6 Green Hotel in Carlsbad
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Carlsbad
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Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near Legoland 2*
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