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Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa
Ranked #17 of 36 Hotels in Carlsbad
Reviewed February 27, 2013

The hotel is new. The rooms are big and modern. Everything looks fresh. The hotel restaurant was good. Close to everything. I can highly recommend. It is more a Westin than a Sheraton. The hotel has direct access to Legoland.

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mlconner, Manager at Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2013

Thank you for the great review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the hotel. I will pass along your comments to the team in Twenty/20 Restaurant. We just finished the amazing renovation on the patio. I hope that you were able to enjoy one of Carlsbad Famous Sunsets. We hope to see you and the family this summer.
All the Best,
Megan Conner
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

I chose this property for my grandson as there is a private entrance to Legoland and that was where we were going. It wasn't so close to Legoland that it was an intrusion but an easy walk to get to the private entrance. He and his parents had a room with 2 queens and I had a room with a king bed. Both rooms were roomy and comfortable. The location was convenient for Legoland but not far from the outlet mall (about a mile away) and the ocean (less than 2 miles). The setting was nice. there is a restaurant on site that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner but a lot of restaurants about a mile away. You would want to have a car to get around except for Legoland. Everything was very clean. I appreciated free internet and underground parking with an elevator to get up to the rooms. Overall it was very nice and worked out well.

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  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
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mlconner, Manager at Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2013

Thank you for the FIVE STAR REVIEW! We love when the families are here and they are able to take advantage of the resort and the easy access to LEGOLAND. Come back and see us this summern for the pool side DIVE in Movies every Saturday at the New COVE pool.
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Megan Conner
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

We had a wonderful stay here. The rooms were fairly large and comfortable. The pool area was also very nice. Access to Legoland was great! I suppose the trade off for being close to Legoland is that you are farther away from restaurants, shopping, etc. we had to get into the car often.

Stayed: March 2012, traveled with family
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mlconner, Manager at Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2013

Thank you for choosing the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa for your accommodations while in Carlsbad. We are happy to see that the family enjoyed their time at the hotel and the convenient access to LEGOLAND. Next time you hare here our Hotel Shuttle can drive you into town. We offer complementary Shuttle Service within a 5 mile radius of the hotel. We hope to have the opportunity to take care of you again.

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Megan Conner
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Reviewed February 19, 2013 via mobile

Have stayed here twice now two years apart (pilgrimages to Legoland for our boys). Hotel is very convenient for the park because of the private back entry that gets you in close to the roller coasters (lineups are enormous later in the day). Rooms are large and very comfortable. Breakfast buffet on the weekends is a good value but the weekday breakfast menu is pricey. Staff are friendly and helpful. Location is convenient to Carlsbad for dinners or San Diego for the zoo or aircraft carrier. Gym is functional but small and the pool is a good size. Overall and excellent choice if your main aim is visiting Legoland.

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mlconner, Manager at Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2013

Thank you for your repeat business and taking the time write a review, we are please to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of the resort and that it was convenient for the family traveling to LEGOLAND. We hope that when your travels bring you back to Carlsbad that you will choose the Sheraton Carlsbad again.
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Megan Conner
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Reviewed February 7, 2013

This hotel is actually very nice and has a great gym for this type of hotel. Great lobby and great restaurant...the rooms are nice as well. The only thing is it has a $12 daily parking charge. This is kind of ridiculous for this area. I can see hefty parking charges in cities or urban areas but I stay in a lot of hotels and in these kind of areas with this type of hotel,this isn't common. I guess I still recommend this hotel as it was very nice for the price but the parking charge is stupid and not common for hotels in the area.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled on business
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mlconner, Manager at Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and we are pleased that you enjoyed the hotel and all that it has to offer. I understand your concern with your parking fees. The fee’s this allows us to maintain the area that we have available for our guest to park in. If you are traveling from out of state we have a local Carlsbad Airport that we do provide complimentary shuttle service to and from. We do hope to see you and your family again.

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Reviewed February 6, 2013

Stayed here for one night on business. Great position with wonderful views down to the ocean, Big hotel and a slightly impersonal feel although the staff tried hard to please. Very comfortable rooms. The happy hour is a nice option with snacks and drinks available. Generally this is an expensive hotel. I would stay here again on business, but if it was for pleasure I would look for the special deals as this is on the pricey side.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled on business
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mlconner, Manager at Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2013

Thank you for the 5 Star reviews! We are glad to hear you business trip went well and hope that we have an opportunity to have the family here and show them that this is the place to be in Carlsbad. We have the private entrance into LEGOLAND and pool side service. Check us out this summer when we bring back Dive in movies and feature a movie by the pool every Saturday night.
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

I don't go have massages often, but the opportunity to warm up the body first in a sauna or steam room prior to the treatment is a plus. The spa at the hotel also has a comfortable lounge area to relax. If you want a microwave in the room, you must ask for it and pay $10 extra and they'll bring it to your room promptly. Hotel is close to museums, Legoland, and outlet mall. Swimming pool is kept warm and clean as was jacuzzi. I was able to swim laps in the pool in the morning. We were comfortable in our hotel room and it was quiet. The front desk was friendly and helpful. Internet access in the hotel room was easy to use. Watched the sun set over the ocean from on top of the hill at the hotel on our first day.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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mlconner, Manager at Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2013

Thank you for the great review! Athena in Ocean Pearl Spa is absolutely amazing. I will be sure to pass along your great feedback. We hope to see you again soon.
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Megan Conner
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Additional Information about Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa

Address: 5480 Grand Pacific Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4723
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Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Carlsbad
#5 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Carlsbad
#10 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
#13 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
Price Range: $187 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 250
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated close to the California coastline between Los Angeles and San Diego adjacent to Legoland California, providing a refreshing retreat in a charming coastal community with restaurants and shopping galore. Onsite we have over 30,000 sq ft of event space for weddings, corporate events and meetings. The perfect location for everything! ... more   less 
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