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Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We chose this hotel because of its proximity to Legoland. We walked across the street and didn't have to pay for parking! The afternoon became a down pour, so we called the shuttle driver to pick us up! He was the nicest guy! The rooms are pretty basic, and a bit worn, but the price can't really be beat. We...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. Having a 2.5 year old with us, we especially loved the Activity Center. Sammy Martin and Ryan really helped us enjoy our trip to the fullest with really fun activities. They were helpful and enthusiastic every time we came for the new activities every day. This is a really family friendly resort and we always...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at the Grand Pacific Palisades. We were especially pleased with the front desk. A gentleman whose name I can't remember and Antonia helped us get the best available room with an ocean view, and Antonia checked us in early so we could go straight to our unit when it was clean and ready. Nicole was...

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Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This resort is a great place to stay for families. Lego land is right across the street so you can walk there and save on parking. The resort has a great family pool with an area where the kids can play and squirt each other and its a safe, non slip surface. There are kids playgrounds on site as well...

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East Coast
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for a week. The location was great - really close to lots of interesting things to do, even if you don't have kids at Lego land. Our unit was beautiful, a two bedroom back by the kids pool. We would have preferred staying closer to the all-adult pool, but the resort wasn't very crowded so it worked out...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very comfortable accommodations in a beautiful area of San Diego. When confused about if we received complimentary water bottles or not, Tony, the Maintenance Managers brought us 5 free bottles! This is just an example of the exceptional service we had all week.

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GPR S, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Jgrandelis09. The team really appreciates your comments. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of the memories you created. We would love to host you on your future vacation.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have family who own a Time Share here. There's a group of adult family & friends that frequent this place yearly. For those who seek a coastal community, Carlsbad, CA is your city. This property is close to the Seasonal Flower Fields/beds & the Carlsbad Outlet. The beach is between one to two miles away. Some of the rooms...

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GPR S, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Rt C. It would be a joy to welcome you back soon! Wishing you a great day until the next time we meet.

La Jolla
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for three days and found it very clean, convenient and friendly - the staff was inobtrusive but helpful, the two bedroom suite was large with a great full kitchen, and parking was easy and free).

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GPR S, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Savolkhov. We always love to receive great feedback.

Mount Pleasant
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love it here. Property is located perfectly with great views of the ocean. They offer a shuttle service to any feature within a 5 mile radius from the resort. Great restaurants, shopping, and the beach all within the radius. Adult pool is over looking the ocean. Family pool and play ground is within the property. The staff cannot do...

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GPR S, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks M258hqcarols, for leaving us this response. We’re lucky to be in one of the best spots in Carlsbad. We're so pleased you had a perfect stay with excellent views. We always love to receive great feedback. See you again soon!

Kenora District, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room in the timeshare was a two bedroom suite with a small kitchenette, two bathrooms, a small balcony, a nice sized dining table, sofa and chair and a flat screen TV. We had daily house keeping. There was underground parking. The location is overlooking the Carlsbad flowers (a beautiful extremely large flower garden) and within easy walking distance of...

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GPR S, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Paul. Thank you for taking the time to write such a complete review of your stay with us! It would be a joy to welcome you back soon! You really made our day today.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

Address: 5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4609
Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $159 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 210
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Also Known As:
Grand Pacific Palisades Hotel Carlsbad
Grand Pacific Palisades Resort
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Carlsbad
#4 Green Hotel in Carlsbad
#12 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
#15 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
#20 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
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“ask for a beach view and ask for 3rd floor so you dont have anyone above you”
 of 5 bubbles cd5657, 5 days ago | Read review
“If you are a light sleeper, get a room on the highest floor. The walls and floors are really thin.”
  • living room
  • bedroom with one queen and one twin
  • dining area and kitchen
  • master bath
 of 5 bubbles eastcoastbb, 1 week ago | Read review
“Rooms at the back (west side) face the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles paulhK5804ZP, 1 week ago | Read review
“Top Floor West Facing with Ocean View”
 of 5 bubbles thelessers, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms away from pools and basketball courts are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 52monaco2017, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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