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La Quinta Inn San Diego Carlsbad
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   760 Macadamia Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92011   |  
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Ranked #25 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
“Great deal all around!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I was pleasantly surprised by my stay at La Quinta Inn in Carlsbad! The hotel was very pleasant, the rooms clean, beds comfortable, breakfast plentiful! I booked online for several nights and got an amazing deal! All this and close to the beach, Legoland, and convenient highway access to Seaworld and the zoo. I definitely recommend this hotel!

  • 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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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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La Vergne, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I stayed at La Quinta Inn San Diego Carlsbad for work this past week. I stay at this hotel at least once a year for work. This year the rooms were remodeled and very nice. The staff was nice and professional. The breakfast still leaves a lot to be desired. Some hot eggs with bacon or sausage would be nice. Overall much better, but still not perfect.

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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lq6120gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review, November 8, 2013
We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our newly remodeled rooms! Thank you for your loyalty in staying with us over the years, as we know you have many options when traveling to San Diego. We look forward to welcoming you back and hope you will have the opportunity to experience our renovated breakfast and lobby area once it is complete.

Keith Noe, General Manager 760-438-2828
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We booked in for one night as it is a good location for Legoland. Unfortunately the room we were given on the 3rd floor was close to the highway which was SO LOUD that even inside the room with the door shut, I knew I was never going to get much sleep! I immediately phoned reception to ask to change and thankfully there was a room available still in the same block and on the same floor but on the other side and a bit further away from the highway. This made a lot of difference as the hotel blocked the sound of the trucks revving up the hill. There was a $10 fee to change, but it was worth it.
The room itself was very nice and spacious and clean. No problems there. The breakfast had a good range of things for a continental breakfast. Just make sure you don't get a room near the highway traffic if you value your sleep!

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Nice hotel for the price. Good free breakfast. There was some humming noise that was a little distrubing. The room was very clean and comfortable especially due to the sofa and coffee table area. The breakfast was good due to fhe hard boiled eggs that were already peeled and the good coffee with available flavored creamer.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Arvada, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Just stayed here one night, got in early, did'nt know if they would have a room ready but they did. Went to the room and it was very clean. The card on the desk said our maid was Elvira. Big shout out to her, job well done. The room is spacious and the only draw back was the constant highway noise. Nothing you can do about it except turn the TV on. The assitant manager was very nice as well. Had trouble using the business center computer so he allowed me to use his computer.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Casa Grande, Arizona, USA
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This is a nice place to stay. Very nice neighborhoods in the area, very safe and secure feeling when walking our dog. nice grounds and good parking. The freeway is quite close, but we never heard any traffic noise at all. Got very restful sleep. We will return and request the same 3rd floor room because we could see a little view of the ocean!! Very nice place. Handy to all attractions and friendly staff.

  • Stayed September 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I was pleasantly surprised at the upgrades in this property. The hotel is an older property that has been completely refurbished. My room was nicer inside than many 4 star hotels I've stayed in, very modern, very fresh. The room was impeccably clean. The rooms are exactly as pictures on the website.

The hotel is quite near the beach, maybe 5-10 minute walk (South Carlsbad State Beach).

The free breakfast is great, waffles, fruit, cereal, juice, coffee, milk, muffins, etc. It is a nice amenity when traveling.

There is not much around the hotel as far as restaurants, bars, shopping etc. It is pretty residential. There is one shopping plaza about 2 blocks away but generally just a grocery store, drug store and a few other shops and restaurants.

There is a washer/dryer on premises for guests, which is nice for longer stays. Free and ample parking. There is a swimming pool (very small) and hot tub. I did not use either but I did observe that many guests did use them.

The staff is very helpful and responsive. My first night there was a fairly loud argument outside my room at 3:00 a.m. I called the front desk and within seconds, the manager was there and took care of the problem. No other issues the entire stay.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about La Quinta Inn San Diego Carlsbad

Address: 760 Macadamia Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#21 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn San Diego Carlsbad 2.5*
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