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Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I stayed there for work, and thought it was fine. The pool looked nice. It was very close to Legoland if you are traveling with your family. There wasn't anything that blew me away or made me upset. You definitely need a rental car.

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Jeff B, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 1Goose1, Thank you so much for visiting our resort and taking the time review us. I hope next time you visit you will get a chance to visit more of our Resort's wonderful ammenities like our other Family Pool area and splash zone, our Fitness Center and the Karl Strauss Brewery. Hope to see you back soon. More 

Orange County, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We used Grand Pacific as a meeting location for a Board of Directors of a Christian Organization. It was a perfect blend of meeting space and relaxation amenities for all involved. It was close to eating establishments and the beach.

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Jeff B, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the Review Ben S. We are so glad you had a great Board Meeting and overal excellent stay. We look forward to seeing you back soon! More 

Sudbury, Canada
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Rental car is a must. The resort is well situated across the street from Legoland and near the beach. The rooms are spacious, clean and moderately appointed. Various supermarkets are within a five minute drive. Located approximately 40 minutes from downtown San Diego and 1h45m to LAX in traffic. Recommend parking at Carlsbad Poinsettia station and taking the train to... More 

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Jeff B, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ceretti, Thanks for taking the time to review our Resort. I'm others that read your review will appreciate the great advice as they plan their stays. Hope we see you again soon. More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Our unit was just lovely! We enjoyed staying in it and relaxing as much as visiting all the tourist spots nearby. The family pool is so large! Our kids had a great time swimming. Having a TV in every room was greatly appreciated. We'd love to stay here again and make this resort our headquarters for visiting San Diego.

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I booked a room at this hotel through Priceline.com and used their recommended pricing. After selecting the purchase option, an "extra" hotel charge showed up that was not included in the original pricing. It was hard to spot and of course was included in the "final" price. This is quite deceptive of both the hotel and of Priceline.com

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Going to Legoland with KIDS tan look no further, this is the place to stay. Right across the road from Legoland... Great big rooms with Kitchen. Lot´s of paking for everyone. Lot´s of onsite activities... we even used the BBQ across from our villa.. You are near to the beach and Carlsbad for restaurant and others things... Love it...

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Saratoga, California
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We booked this resort back in June through RCI Exchange. I wanted to say that the photos on the RCI website do not do justice. Thanks to Holly Ansley and her team Jordan,Forest, John and so many others have been so helpful. When I contacted Holly to let them know about my parent's anniersary and my birthday she quickly responded... More 

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Highland, California
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Stayed right before Christmas. The people at the front desk were so nice. Every time we came in, they welcomed us back. The Christmas tree in the lobby was huge and you could smell it in the lobby and hallway. Our room was nice. They said we had an ocean view. It was actually a view of the dirt flower... More 

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Danville, California
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Stayed in 2 bedroom condo and was underwhelmed. As soon as I got to the (manually opening) lobby doors and no doorman to greet us, I knew it wasn't what I expected. Check in was slow...they had to "check to see if the room was ready" even though we arrived in the evening! Condo was spacious but dated with green... More 

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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I booked two LEGOLAND and breakfast packages for Aug. 2014. Four of us in one room with 2 queens, my parents (the grandparents) in the other King room. The resort was beautiful and the rooms big and clean. We rented The Lego Movie from their kiosk and made use of their little convenience store. We only used the family swimming... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Airport Transportation
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Additional Information about Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

Address: 5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4609
Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $167 - $266 (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
#3 Green Hotel in Carlsbad
#12 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
#15 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
#20 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
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