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Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed staying at this hotel recently with my family. The rooms were on the smaller side but met all the basic necessities. They were clean, had a nice balcony, good shower, nice TV and good wifi. The hotel was 11 miles or 15 minutes (easy drive) to Oceanside SoCal Soccer Complex. Even better, its only 3 miles away from... More 

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Thank geoffreypc
Shane C, Food and Beverage Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Hi Geoffreypc, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your comments. We are currently working on our refurbishment program moving forward so we can not only meet but hopefully exceed your expectations if you decide to stay with us for the soccer tournaments next year. We are delighted you got check out one... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For me this was a tired hotel in need of some freshening up. Rooms were clean and tidy, but just not really fresh. Location is good if it's a base for travelling, but not good for night life or restaurants. Staff are friendly and very helpful.

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Thank gmslb
Shane C, Food and Beverage Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Hi gmslb, Thank you kindly for your comments, we agree that some areas of the hotel need a little freshening up. I will make the rest of the management team at the hotel aware of what you said as we develop our refurbishment plan going forward. I am glad you were happy with the staff and your feedback will be... More 

Roseville, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Was booked here for a few nights while attending a graduation at nearby CSUSM. We arrived in the evening on a Sunday, and when checking in I asked (as I always do) if any upgrades were available to gold elite members. Without hesitation, they moved me into a executive suite - which was very helpful as I was traveling with... More 

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ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Wow thank you for writing such a glowing review. We are absolutely blushing. More 

Oahu, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

We only stayed here for 3 days for a trip to Legoland. It was a short drive to get there. The location is great! The room was nice and clean. This is a nice property. Check in was fast and easy! I suggest for families

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Thank NinjaAisha
ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate hearing thoughts of our customers. We are lad you enjoyed our proximity to LEGOLAND. Did you take advantage of our complimentary shuttle to the park? It is very convenient and saves you money on parking. I hope you got to enjoy some of our other amenities while you... More 

Schaumburg, Illinois
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60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

This hotel is located close to the Palomar Airport and near many restaurants and about 15 mins to the beach. The lobby is very nice but the rooms are a little worn. What sets this hotel apart is the service. Everyone was so nice, happy, and welcoming. That alone will have me coming back for my business travel!

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Thank Longmich
ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to respond. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We agree with you that it truly is our staff that sets us apart from our competition. We cannot wait to host you the next time you are in the area More 

Sandy, Utah
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

I typically am turned off by a location that has "airport" in the title but this location was great. I would stay here again for a Legoland trip, or if I had business close to here. We were off to Legoland for a day and then Seaworld for another and this location was great. The hotel is not far from... More 

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Thank mkirby3200
ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Although the airport name can be a little misleading we are adjacent to a small craft airport which does not cause any noise so your great night's sleep will not be interrupted. We cannot wait to see you the next time your travels bring you to Carlsbad More 

Springfield, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

I have stayed at this hotel for the past 8 months. My experience always starts when I come into the parking lot. Never have to deal with parking issues, there is always a spot. Front desk always greats you. I always ask for a room on the first floor and they have always given it to me. The entire staff,... More 

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Thank redleg2016
ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

On behalf of the staff THANK YOU. We strive to make every guest's every stay special whether it is the first time or the 100th time. We look forward to seeing you next time and we will have that first floor room waiting for you More 

Novato
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Pleasantly surprised. Newer hotel, good food. (Was surprised by how good the food was actually). Convenient location on a quiet cul de sac. Stay at loads of Courtyards, this one is one of the nicest...

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Thank Sarah N
ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to respond. We think we are a gem too :) and we strive to treat our customers like diamonds. We are glad you enjoyed our food. We think we have a varied menu which has a little bit for everything for the varied tastes of our guests. We look forward to seeing you the... More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

I was in San Diego for business and the family tagged along for pleasure. This hotel provided easy access to everything. Just minutes to the interstate, beaches and everything needed to keep the bunch entertained. The hotel has a nice pool which the kids enjoyed and provided a quiet haven for rest after a busy day of vacationing.

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Thank Phillip M
ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for writing this nice review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and amenities. I am glad you got to our pool. Did you get to try our hot tub? We hope to see you the next time you come back to Carlsbad More 

Redlands, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

I always stay here when I am in the area. The hotel matches or exceeds Marriott system-wide standards. The location is quieter than staying by the beach but only ten minutes away. The location is very convenient to Interstate Five.

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ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We always enjoy hearing what our guests have to say. We are glad you enjoyed our location and our proximity to everything, the beach and I-5 but did you know that we are also close to the Outlet mall and Legoland? Did you also know we provide complimentary shuttle service... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
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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 

Additional Information about Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport

Address: 5835 Owens Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008-6562 (Formerly Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad)
Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $119 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 145
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Also Known As:
Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad Hotel Carlsbad
Courtyard Carlsbad
Carlsbad Courtyard
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#14 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
#19 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
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