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“Great hotel and wonderful service and staff!” 5 of 5 stars
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Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5835 Owens Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008   |  
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Ranked #18 of 35 Hotels in Carlsbad
Temecula, California
1 review
“Great hotel and wonderful service and staff!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for a weekend due to a friends wedding in the area. The hotel was in a great location for our purpose and was a very nice experience. The room we had was a suite and was specious and clean. We had lots of friends and family who stayed the weekend as well and the staff was very accommodating to us hanging out in the lobby/restaurant area in the late evening. If you are in the area and need a place to stay, I would definitely stay here.

Room Tip: All rooms were great regardless of being a suite or not.
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  • Stayed June 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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GMSDMarriotts, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review, June 19, 2013
Tyler I,

We were pleased to host the wedding party and your group of friends and family. We are thrilled that our staff was able to accommodate your group and exceed your expectations.

Most of all, thank you for recommending us to others. This is a great compliment to us and we have shared your comments with our staff.

We hope to see you again soon.

Trent Selbrede
General Manager
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Had a great time here for a wedding, sprite zero and crown xr everywhere. The staff was very accommodating of our very large party and even converted the lobby into a cocktail party. I would stay here again, great value.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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GMSDMarriotts, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review, June 19, 2013
spritezeroontherocks,

It sure sounds like you had a great weekend with us! Our staff is used to accommodating such large groups and giving great service that people have come to expect from our Courtyard by Marriott.

We appreciate you taking the time to write a review about how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon.

Trent Selbrede
General Manager
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013 via mobile

Just got back from a two night stay at this property. We choose this hotel due to it's convienent location and proximity to the Carlsbad Beaches, Outlet Mall, and the Wedding Venue we were there for. The service when we entered the hotel was prepared (room was ready) curtious and professional. The hotel has a comfortable lounge with a bar as well as a petite Starbucks! We ate breakfast at the Stabucks and were pleasantly surprised to see they had more then just the standard muffins! The fresh fruit and breakfast sandwiches were great! If you want to enjoy a weekend in North County and want to be close to everything without road noise this is the only place to stay! All the other places are on the street this hotel is set back a block and has a great feel! Thanks again!!!!

  • Stayed June 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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GMSDMarriotts, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review, June 19, 2013
Mrt760,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our central location to our beaches and the outlets. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our Bistro serving Starbucks and bar. Most of all, it is great that you found our staff courteous and professional.

Hopefully, a future wedding or weekend brings you back to see us again soon. We will see you then!

Warmly,

Trent Selbrede
General Manager
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Los Angeles, CA
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We stayed for one night while visiting Legoland. Was pleasantly surprised with the hotel.
The hotel was priced very reasonably. Overall the hotel was very clean and trendy in appearance.
The front desk staff was very friendly and professional.
We had a room with 2 queen beds, a very nice size room with lots of space.
Only negative, for me personally, was that the bathroom sink was located outside the bathroom with carpeting...
Due to the location of the hotel, in a business district, overall traffic is low and the noise level at night was very very quiet.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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GMSDMarriotts, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review, June 6, 2013
mbkid88,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are a great choice for LegoLand visits because of our many amenities and brand new rooms. We are pleased that you found our hotel clean and trendy but most of all, we are thrilled that you recognized our staff friendliness.

Thank you for the feedback on the design of the room. Hotels go back and forth with this debate frequently. It is a very personal preference but we have found having a separate vanity allows one person to get ready for the day while another is using the shower. We continually collect data and feedback to share with our design team and we appreciate you letting us know your preferences.

We hope to see you again soon.

Trent Selbrede
General Manager
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Lake Arrowhead, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Off the beaten path.. was more than pleased with the helpful recomendations from Dallas! Very clean and quiet. Food was very good. Staff were all so nice and helpful. Close to beach and Legoland-shutlle was a nice PLUS for sure! Will be staying again soon and will be passing on this hidden secret!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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GMSDMarriotts, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review, June 5, 2013
jodydaboss.

Thank you for the great review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and that you found our food very good. Thank you for mentioning Dallas. He is indeed very helpful and a valuable member of our team.

Thanks for sharing your review of this hidden secret with everyone on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your praises!

See you again soon,

Trent Selbrede
General Manager
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Hemet, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Our stay was great. Dallas was very helpful in printing out different map quest pages for us to help finds our different place of interest. Our room was always welcoming and clean after leaving in the morning then returning to our room. It was like home away from home without having to work . :-) I would recommend this Hotel to anyone.

Room Tip: We love the joining rooms so we could connect with our other party that we came with.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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GMSDMarriotts, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review, June 5, 2013
Terri4334,

Thank you for the great review! It is great that Dallas was so helpful in finding your way around our city. While our rooms are indeed clean and fresh, it is our people that make the most impact on your stay. Thank you for recognizing them!

Please come back to your "home away from home" again!

Warmly,

Trent Selbrede
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Prescott, Arizona
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

This hotel is nicely located close to lots of sites and activities. They have a bistro area with good seating availability right off the lobby. I didn't eat there as I was visiting family but the food selection seemed very nice and it was busy every morning as I was heading out. The room was very clean and nicely maintained. I was there over Memorial Day weekend when there were lots of activities going on so the hotel was busy with lots of families. My room was on the second floor near the elevator but there wasn't any disturbance as the soundproofing is great. I was greeted warmly when I arrived and the staff was able to provide me with early check-in so I could go out and enjoy my first day right away. This is my second stay at this hotel and I've been very pleased both times. I recommend it as a great choice for anyone.

  • Stayed May 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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GMSDMarriotts, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review, June 5, 2013
Bunnytraveler,

Thank you for the great review. It is great that you were able to enjoy some peace and quiet even though we were busy. Thank you for pointing that out to other travelers. We are pleased that you found our rooms clean and well maintained both times that you stayed with us.

Thank you again for taking the time to write a review. Please come back and see us again soon.

Sincerely,

Trent Selbrede
General Manager
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Additional Information about Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad

Address: 5835 Owens Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#12 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
#20 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad 3*
Number of rooms: 145
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Courtyard by Marriott Carlsbad hotel is located just 3 miles from the Pacific Ocean and Carlsbad beach, blocks from LEGOLAND® California and Carlsbad Premium Outlets, near the Carlsbad and Vista business parks 15 minutes from Camp Pendleton and close to the McClellan-Palomar Airport. When travel takes you to Carlsbad for a California hotel room, the Marriott offers all the comforts and quality you have come to expect from a Courtyard by Marriott hotel. This hotel near LEGOLAND® California offers guests easy access to the sprawling park and nearby outlet malls and more. Business travelers attending meetings and conferences in the Carlsbad area enjoy a large work desk with an ergonomic chair, high speed Internet access and relaxing atmosphere to unwind at the end of the day. Nearby area Carlsbad businesses include McClellan-Palomar Airport (CLD), United States Marine Camp Pendleton Marine Base, Cal State San Marcos, Callaway Golf, Invitrogen, Western Flight and many more Carlsbad and Vista Business Park companies. Both leisure and business travelers will appreciate the warm welcome by our friendly north San Diego hotel staff as you join us in Carlsbad, California at our Marriott hotel.Attractions Near Our Carlsbad CA Marriott hotel Include:• Carlsbad Beaches• Carlsbad Premium Outlets• Carlsbad Village• Del Mar Race Track• Del Mar Fairgrounds• Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch• LEGOLAND® California Theme Park• LEGOLAND® California Waterpark• Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park• Museum of Making Music• Safari Park Other points of interest to our north San Diego Carlsbad area hotel include all the attractions of San Diego such as Sea World California, the San Diego Zoo, Downtown San Diego, Old Town and much more. Other nearby points of interest include the Sealife Aquarium, Gemological Institute of America, San Clemente and much more. The courteous friendly staff of the Courtyard by Marriott® Carlsbad Hotel guarantees your stay with us will exceed your expectations! Amenities of the Courtyard by Marriott Carlsbad Hotel include: • Ample & Complimentary Parking• Business Center with Media Pods• New Redesigned Courtyard Lobby• GoBoard Technology Center®• Boarding Pass Station• Carlsbad Area Meeting Rooms (1,200 square feet)• High Speed Internet Access (Complimentary)• Indoor Fitness Center• Outdoor Heated Pool & Deck Area• Luxury Marriott Bedding and Pillows• The Bistro featuring Starbucks Coffee (open breakfast and dinner)• Whirlpool Suites Available• The Market 24-Hour Café ... more   less 
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