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Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

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5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Bethpage, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

After having stayed at the Carlsbad Seapointe Resort in Carlsbad twice I expected it's sister property to be of similar quality and service. Unfortunately, that is NOT true. The rooms were very outdated and dark with a balcony view of the parking lot. Activities taking place during the Christmas holiday were ok, but nothing great. As a matter of fact,... More 

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3 Thank MargheritaM650
Holly A, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi MargheritaM650, Thank you for your review. We're sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with your recent stay at our property. We appreciate your feedback regarding our activities, accommodations and guest services. We apologize if we fell short of making sure your stay was spectacular and hope that we can welcome you again in the future for a... More 

Novato, California
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46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Stayed there for a trip to Legoland, which is a short walk just across the street. Hotel is very nice, well kept, great service. Room was clean and well-furnished, with a nice balcony. Family pool and play area was very well-liked by the kids, nicely equipped fitness area. There is currently a big push for time-shares that was a little... More 

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2 Thank DC_Padrin0
Holly A, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi DC_Padrin0, Thank you for your post. We're so glad you found our location convenient, our service great and our rooms well furnished. We appreciate your recommendation and we hope to welcome you back again in the future! Sincerely, Holly Ansley More 

Redwood City, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Planned a long weekend with the family to go to Legoland. Upon arrival at the Grand Pacific Palisades, I was welcomed and treated very well. Service was outstanding, everyone was friendly and accommodating. Shuttle service was great. Room was fantastic - attention to so many details that made everything convenient. The grounds and facilities are so impressive - views, fireplaces,... More 

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Thank shaunbloomquist
Holly A, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi shaunbloomquist, Thank you for your post. We're so glad you and your family felt welcome and found our service outstanding and friendly. We hope you had a great time visiting Legoland and checking out the amenities we have onsite. We hope to welcome you back again in the future! My best, Holly Ansley More 

Calgary, Alberta
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15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We stayed in the hotel portion for a week in February. Check in was great, friendly and helpful staff. Rooms were clean; beds were comfortable and the view from the balcony was great. The rooms have a small fridge, microwave and coffee maker with coffee. Shower and bathrooms were clean and large. Rooms have free internet access. Grounds are beautiful... More 

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1 Thank MarciG
Holly A, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi MarciG, Thank you for your post. We're happy to know your recent stay at our property was great and our staff was both friendly and helpful. It's great to hear our accommodations were clean, comfortable and convenient. We're glad you enjoyed yourself and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future! Thank you, Holly Ansley More 

Houston, Texas
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Perfect for our family visit to Lego Land. We had a large 1 bedroom suite. The bedroom was separate from the living and kitchen. It's always nice to put the kids (3 & 4) in a separate area from us when traveling:) There was a pull-out sofa bed that our kids shared and it worked perfectly. Lots of room for... More 

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1 Thank Jacklyn T
Holly A, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jacklyn T, Thank you for reviewing Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel. We're so happy to hear that you and your family had a wonderful time visiting our property and Legoland! It sounds like everyone had a successful visit and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future! Sincerely, Holly Ansley More 

mattapoisett, ma
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213 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is great if you have kids that want to go to Lego land which is next door. We had teenage girls who wanted nothing to do with that but still enjoyed themselves. They have a beautiful adults only pool that has a gorgeous view of the flower fields and the sunset. We often sat in the hot tub... More 

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Thank debbythec
Holly A, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi debbythec, Thank you for reviewing your stay at our property. We're happy to hear that you and your family all enjoyed your stay. We're glad you found our accommodations wonderful and had a great time swimming laps in the morning in the pool. We hope to welcome you back to Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel again soon! Thank... More 

Taipei, Taiwan
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I left my cell phone and charger in the room after checking out of the hotel. After contacting the hotel, Ms. Juvy Tojot (director of housing dept.) sent them back to me within several days. Her prompt reply and hospitality made me extremely satisfied. Good staff, Good place.

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Thank Mei W
Holly A, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Mei W, Thank you for your kind review regarding our Director of Housekeeping, Juvy. We're so glad she was able to send you back your cell phone and your charger. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Sincerely, Holly Ansley More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Service was outstanding, Very warm and hospitable staff. Hotel and room were clean an up to date. Beautiful grounds and the views are outstanding. Watching the sun set at night over the ocean is a memorable experience.

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Thank Richard M
Holly A, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Richard M., We greatly appreciate your candid response to our service, staff and accommodations. We look forward to welcoming you back for another memorable experience in the future! Thank you, Holly Ansley More 

Boston, MA
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I have just returned from the Grand Pacific Pallisades, where i stayed for 5 days. A friend invited me to go on her timeshare week, a trade, which was in January because other business travel was in that month and we would be in California. Other friends stayed in the hotel too, at a very reasonable off season rate. The... More 

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1 Thank SandyWestofBoston
Holly A, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi SandyWestofBoston, Thank you for reviewing Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel. We're pleased you and your friends enjoyed your recent stay with us. We're glad you found our accommodations and amenities family suitable and convenient. We're so thrilled your overall experience with us was great and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future! My Best,... More 

Colorado
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Nice facility and convenient craft brewery/restaurant just across the parking lot. Enjoyed evening soaks in the outdoor hot tub which wasn't crowded on a Thursday or Friday night. Beware the time share pitch potential...the vultures were starting to line up on Saturday as we checked out.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

Address: 5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $170 - $385 (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
Hotel Style:
#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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