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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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“Loved our stay!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I went with this motel mostly because of the reasonable rate with breakfast included and the reviews I read on Tripadvisor. Hanna was very nice and always there to help. The room was spacious, clean and the bed was comfortable...what more could you ask for?? Very convenient to the freeway and all local areas. Look no further, book this motel now!

  • Stayed December 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, January 24, 2014
The very positive feedback you gave following your recent stay is indeed heartwarming.Thank you for commending our reliable staff (Hanna in particular), for appreciation you gave for the breakfast served as well as liking the hotel room, cleanliness & comfortable bed. We are thrilled to know that you enjoyed our convenient location to the freeway, as well as all the local areas.We can't wait to serve you again in the future.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Gilbert, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We stayed here just 1 night for our trip to Legoland. We arrived very late, but were greeted by a friendly staff member at the front desk who gave us our key. The room was very spacious, with a microwave and refrigerator. Everything was immaculate and well-maintained. The beds were comfortable.

Breakfast was included and was quite nice. There was cereal, toast, danishes, fruit, coffee, hard-boiled eggs, and you could even make your own waffles.

The hotel is only 5-10 minutes from Legoland, which was very convenient.

I noticed in other reviews that some people were bothered by the noise from the nearby freeway. This was not an issue for us at all.

So, in summary, this is an excellent motel and perfect if you're visiting Legoland.

  • Stayed January 2014, 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, January 22, 2014
The very positive feedback you gave following your recent stay is indeed heartwarming. Thank You for commending us on great service we have given you & for appreciating our rooms & for particularly enjoying the location in total.
We are delighted to know that you enjoyed what we offer for breakfast. We are glad to know that the traffic noise from the nearby freeway was not inconvenience to you. We are looking forward to seeing you again very soon.
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Very Clean Rooms, Very Friendly, very easy access to Ocean Beaches and entertainment sites just North of San Diego. Safe parking, great Continental breakfast. On sight laundry room. Close to Catalina Ferry access from Dana Point. Very helpful office staff. Hanna is always available to help.

Room Tip: We liked the first floor near the office, but all rooms are equal.
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  • Stayed January 2014, 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, January 22, 2014
Thank you for taking the time give us a very positive feedback of your recent stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed the location of our motel in particular. It is great to know that you recommended our reliable staff & all the amenities we offer.
We hope to server you again.
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colorado springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Very large room, good breakfast with eggs. Very clean. Desk, wifi, only lacked coffeepot in room. Very friendly staff, accommodated our dog. Would definitely stay again. The parking is inside a courtyard so very safe.

  • Stayed December 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, January 4, 2014
Thank you for your recent stay with us. We value your business!
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Given the fact that it was an econolodge, we did not have high expectations. But we booked it as other Tripadvisor reviewers gave it a good rating. And they were right. The rooms were huge and very clean.

The property owners live on the property and they take care well. We were greeted nicely by the lady at the reception who probably was the property owner. She was nice enough to offer to pen the breakfast room for the night for us to get milk for the kids, as we were checking in at night after a day at Legoland.

Keep in mind that this property is right next to I-5, so is a little noisy. And the beds were not the greatest, found them to be a tad soft. But otherwise, the room was very clean. Had a large open area in front of the beds for the kids to play. The in-room microwave and refrigerator were in good shape.

Overall, this is a great place to stay at if visiting Legoland. We did take out food from a nearby Thai restaurant and that was good as well.

Room Tip: Try to get rooms near the break fast room as those are at the back of the property and away from hig...
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 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, January 4, 2014
Thank you for your recent stay. We hope to see you on your next visit to Carlsbad.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

This hotel is well run.
The owner was willing to help us and made it a positive experience.
It has a laundry room. breakfast is simple and fine.
To curb the traffic noise we ran the fan, that worked as highway is busy,

Room Tip: The mexican restaurant at the Carlsbad Inn a few minutes away was great.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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, January 4, 2014
Your feedback is very important to us, Thank you.
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Sacramento, Ca.
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14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I booked this property because of its proximity to LEGOLAND. It is only one exit North and about a 10 minute drive to the park. We arrived a little early and they had rooms available and allowed us to check in. The room was very large and the rooms looked like that had been through some recent remodeling. Within a few minutes there was a knock on the door and a hotel employee was coming by with a brand new microwave. Next thing I know, the manager/owner showed up. She found that a breaker had been tripped, fixed it and wished us a pleasant stay. The next morning another manager/owner showed up at the breakfast buffet to clean up and make sure all the food, utensils and beverages were in order. Overall, I was very impressed with the care and concern the management/ownership had for there guests. The only draw back to this hotel is its proximity to the freeway. Great place to stay if your Carlsbad.

Room Tip: This hotel is very close to the freeway. I would request rooms on the east side of the property.
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 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, January 4, 2014
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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
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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Carlsbad
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Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near Legoland 2*
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