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Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love this hotel! We stay here with our kids when we go to LegoLand. The suites are great with a nice kitchen and comfortable beds/pillows. The breakfast is great with fun extras; the pool, hot tub, patio with heat lamps, and basketball court make it even nicer. I've also used the exercise room and been happy with the equipment....

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San Diego, California, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here on a family trip to Legoland. The room was nice, the staff was friendly and our stay was very pleasant. We enjoyed some pool time and basketball and a few of the restaurants near the hotel. It was a great stay, the whole family can recommend highly.

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Katy, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Residence Inn is well managed and maintained. It is very convenient to Legoland and Carlsbad Village. It's very family with children friendly. You may want to wear shoulder pads to the busy crowded weekend breakfast service, but the hardworking staff keep the buffet full and dining area clean. The rooms are well stocked for short term living-needs.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Stayed in 2 different rooms on consecutive nights. While the beds are up to Marriott comfort standard, the housekeeping is not. Floors in both rooms were not well vacuumed. Leftover trash was under the desk. Both sofa beds were disgusting with crumbs & trash on mattresses. In 1 room the toiletries were incomplete. The rooms are not designed with women...

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Duncan M, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Dear Trippish Thank you for taking the time to post in regards to your recent stay at the Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad. As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience during your travels, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your recent stay. Please accept our sincere apology for the condition of the room and...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Nice, comfortable rooms made a five day visit enjoyable, 'The staff was great and the service excellent. This hotel is about 30 minutes from San Diego and 15 minutes to Del Mar. Easy drives. A visit to Carlsbad and LEGOLAND is so easy from this location.

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to post this wonderful review about the Residence Inn! We are thrilled to hear that you loved our location and service. Our staff work hard very day to ensure each guest as a great experience. They will be happy to read your comments. We look forward to hosting...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed November 6, 2016

This is our second review of this hotel. We had another 7 day stay at the hotel, and while there are good things to say about this hotel, the same concerns we had about the lack of attention to detail still exist, along with finding some more warts that limited me from making a more positive review. The plusses: the...

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Dear blkjck5697 As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience during your travels, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your recent stay. Please accept our sincere apology for the issues you experienced in the room. I thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I will be using these comments as teaching tools...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Wow! This place made for such an amazing stay. Close enough to everything but far enough to get away! Our room was lovely and had all the accommodations for a great stay! Full furnished kitchen with a full size fridge, desk space to do work at, pull out bed for guests, large and one of the coziness beds equipped with...

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the glowing review. Our staff work hard to ensure every guest has a memorable experience; they will be so happy to read your comments. Glad you enjoyed our amenities and had the chance to join us for our RI Mix. We have those each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. We’ll see you next time –...

Whittier, California
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Only cons were the trash under the couch areas and the thin used mattress on pull out bed. It felt like i was sleeping on straight springs .. i woke up with back ache. I called the front office they couldnt replace the mattress instead they brought me another to put on top the other to double up.. it helped...

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Our staff work hard to ensure each guest has a great experience, I apologize that we were unable to do so in your case. I’ll speak with the housekeepers concerning the couch area. Unfortunately we didn’t have any “new” mattresses. I hoped that by providing an additional one from an unoccupied room it would solve the issue. Another option if...

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

This hotel is in a business park located within about 5-10 min from Legoland, however they do not offer a free shuttle to the park. Rooms were as expected and fine for the short time we spent there each day. We had a one bedroom suite that had the one bathroom inside the main bedroom. We had a friend of...

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Duncan M, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking the time to post a review. Allow me to apologize for the pool experience. I’ll have my maintenance department look at the settings to ensure they are working correctly. Like you mentioned we do have some great food locations across the street during the week but can also recommend a number of great restaurants within a...

Herndon, Virginia
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Very nice room, comfortable, and quiet. The only downside was the complete chaos at breakfast. The area was swamped with families and young children and the staff was completely overwhelmed. I was told this is fairly normal on weekends due to the hotels proximity to Legoland.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Residence Inn Carlsbad is centrally located just a few miles from LEGOLAND, Carlsbad Beaches, LEGOLAND Water Park, SEALIFE Aquarium, and the flower fields. IT is also just a short drive to the Safari Park, the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, and many San Diego attractions. The Residence Inn offers free parking, free WiFi, free breakfast, and a evening social hour Monday through Wednesday with free beer and wine. All suites offer tons of space and full kitchens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad

Address: 2000 Faraday Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $173 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad 3*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad Hotel Carlsbad
Residence Inn Carlsbad
Carlsbad Residence Inn
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
#16 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
#17 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
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“I have never had a room by the basketball court, but, in the future, I would make sure to request one away from there.”
 of 5 bubbles O1056DNlindaa, 6 days ago | Read review
“Stay away from the pool, get to breakfast early, have all of your papers printers so you don't have to use the computers there.”
 of 5 bubbles Plaidbunny, Sep 24, 2016 | Read review
“Ask check-in person for recommendation”
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“see comment above RE: A/C noise”
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“Stay away from rooms near interior stairs as kids seem to scream as they run up and down the stairs constantly.”
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