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Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

So we stayed in room 154, 1bd suite what I normally expect at a Residence Inn. This room's kitchenette could use a definite upgrade, or just some care. Some of the drawers are very hard to open and close,( though I'm sure Housekeeping cleans & wipes the cabinets inside and out), ours just looked it really hasn't been tended too...

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

I’m truly sorry that your experience did not measure up to your and our standards. I do appreciate your feedback. I will be reviewing our staffing levels during these events to avoid similar issues in the future. I do hope you will give us an opportunity to show we have improved and stay with us again during your next visit...

Marysville, Ohio
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This place was really great for our family of five (mom, dad and boys aged 4, 8 & 12). We had a two bedroom suite with a king, a queen, and a sofa bed, two full bathrooms, and a full kitchen including dishwasher, full size fridge, microwave, oven, and lots of cabinet space. The sofa bed is a little rough...

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

Looks like you and your family got the entire experience. Our staff work hard every day to provide excellent service so they will be excited to read your comments. Sorry about the sofa bed – we realize they are not the greatest but I’ll have my maintenance department have a look. Thank you for the recommendation and hope we get...

Morgan Hill, California
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a trip to Legoland and were impressed with our accommodation, location and service. We got a great studio with a small kitchen. Large fridge and dishwasher, microwave even a stove. Everything you need for a family with kids. Room was clean and had a view of the pool. No problem with noise. Breakfast downstairs every morning...

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Dear nuves9 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, staff service, and all the amenities which we provide. Our breakfast options are always a hit with our wide variety of items we put out every day....

Schaumburg, Illinois
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Not within walking distance of much, but a short drive to many restaurants and shopping. The hotel was clean and the area safe. I was able to run without fear as the sun was just coming up. Breakfast was the typical Residence Inn breakfast - eggs, oatmeal, waffles, etc. Workout room was very small.

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out of your day to post this wonderful review about the Residence Inn. Our hotel is located in a business park, but is a quick ten minute drive to many restaurants, beaches, and shopping areas. The area is very safe, and we are glad to hear you were able to enjoy a run while...

Encinitas
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We visited in July, and it was a staycation for us for the weekend. We really enjoyed ourselves and will definitely be coming back again. The pool was very refreshing and felt great with the heat we were experiencing the weekend we went. The staff is great and always willing to help and answer any questions you may have.. We...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This location's managers in charge of group reservations were very accommodating of our large group. Our schedule changed numerous times prior to our stay, but each time those managers made it simple and stress free. Once on site, they could not have been more helpful and made the stay enjoyable.

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Dear timothy_hearl Thank you for taking the time out of your day to post this wonderful review about our sales team! Heidi and Kelly do a great job working with groups, and it is always amazing to hear when there hard work pays off. I will make sure to share your kind words with them, and the rest of our...

Allendale, Michigan
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Spent 5 days at Residence Inn Carlsbad last week. Loved everything about it! Pool, basketball court were a hit. Breakfast was the largest, most complete complimentary spread I've ever seen. Staff was EXTREMELY helpful and friendly at all times. Room was spacious and beds very comfortable. Met a lot of great families from Hawaii (baseball tournament) and Oregon. I can't...

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Dear David R It is great to hear that you had a great experience on your 5 day vacation to Carlsbad at the Residence Inn. Our amenities such as our pool, basketball court, and hot tub make the guest experience sensational. We take pride in our breakfast options and it is great to hear you loved the wide variety of...

Macau, China
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The location of the hotel is close to Legoland and it is only a 7-minute drive to the park. The studio is very clean and spacious. It provides free wifi and complimentary breakfast. The gym room isn't too big but kinda tidy. The staff are friendly and helpful.

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

Dear madisanmadisan 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 our proximity to Legoland, clean hotel, free wifi, and complimentary breakfast made you have a memorable experience. It is great to hear that the staff made your stay stay extra special....

Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

My family of 5 stayed for a week in Carlsbad and so happy we chose this hotel! We had a corner 2 bedroom apartment style room. When you have 3 kids this is a perfect option rather than getting 2 single rooms. Love the feature of having a full kitchen so if you like you can prepare meals. The hotel...

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear that you and your family stayed with us in our two bedroom suite on your vacation to Carlsbad! All of our rooms have great kitchenettes to help you prepare meals for your family. Our complimentary breakfast items change every day, and it is great to hear that you enjoyed the variety. We provide our RI...

Alpharetta, Georgia
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Here for soccer. I would not have normally stayed here if on vacation. This location really filled the bill as to my geographic needs. Location is good lots of restaurant choices nearby and the ocean! Breakfast is pretty good and the coffee always seems screaming hot! It is a pretty good cup! They have a free beer and wine hour...

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Carlsbad, responded to this review

It is great to hear that our location which is near many restaurants and the ocean was great for you and your team for your soccer vacation. Every day we have a hot breakfast, and are thrilled to know that you particularly loved our coffee! Monday thru Wednesday we provide our RI Mix where we have complimentary beer, wine, soda,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
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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 Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008-7229
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $188 - $323 (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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“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.”
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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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“Ask for a room near an exit if you have a dog, or near the exit to the courtyard where there is a grassy area for dogs.”
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