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MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort

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Walnut, California
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Beautiful location, beautiful accommodations, wonderful pools...BUT...service has "gone downhill" compared to a year ago.Takes many calls and a lot of patience to get service with wifi issues and towels. Pool area is not as clean and tidy as it once was (messy guests leaving food, towels around- not getting picked up until the following morning), lots of sticky burnt marshmallows...

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GPR S, Manager at MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort, responded to this review

Hi RestandRefresh. Thank you for taking time to share your feedback. Our leadership team is working hard and will be addressing your concerns. As a large resort we produce quite a bit of trash. We are working with our guests to help communicate to the resort when they need trash pick up. This will allow for a timely removal and...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We have stayed at this resort multiples times and haven't been disappointed. The location is great just a short drive to the beach. Not a lot for teens to do at the resort, a lot of activities for younger children

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GPR S, Guest Relations Manager at MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort, responded to this review

335debrag, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. We appreciate it. Your review was such a pleasure to read. Our warm and friendly team awaits your next visit.

Lake Foredt, United States
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This resort is outstanding for families, couples or a girls getaway. I met up with 2 longtime girlfriends from the East Coast and we had a blast. Its close to so many things to do in Southern California. If you have kids, its right next to Legoland - literally! There is even a back entrance from the resort. We were...

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GPR S, Manager at MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort, responded to this review

Hi Lindsey. We’re delighted to hear that you chose to spend your vacation at our beautiful resort! Thank you for taking time out to share this review. We're ecstatic that you had an outstanding experience with us and that you'll be visiting us next year. We look forward to your visit in 2017.

Torrance, California
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Unfriendly staff and not such a luxurious hotel. Our room was never serviced like they were supposed to. I had to walk all around asking for soap, towels etc. The staff is so unorganized. Also, I couldn't believe my credit card was charged by the next guest in our room. Please remove people's credit cards after there stay. The room...

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GPR S, Guest Relations Manager at MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort, responded to this review

Hi Joy. We fell short in meeting your expectations during your stay and we apologize for disappointing your long awaited vacation experience. We're incredibly sorry about the mix up. We would like to speak with you further about your stay and ask that you reach out to Megan Conner at MConner@gpresorts.com. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The schedule of activities make this unlike any other type of hotel stay. From crafts, to S'mores and movie night at the pool they kept us busy each day. Was really fun for my four girls. The activity director, Joela, was fantastic.

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GPR S, Guest Relations Manager at MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort, responded to this review

Hi Gregg. We truly appreciate your review. Our team works hard to ensure your vacation experience is nothing short of amazing. We'll share your review with Joela! We look forward to seeing you on your next vacation!

Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is a nice place - not too crowded, beautiful setting, friendly and helpful staff. Condo was nice- bed was comfortable and everything worked properly. The carpet was a bit dirt/stained in some areas. I would stay here again.

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GPR S, Guest Relations Manager at MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, 900shailendras. Your comments are greatly appreciated. We're pleased that you'd stay with us again! We hope to see you back soon.

Torrance, California
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Excellent furnishings, balcony/view of pools, beautiful presentation, great activities. Would return many times. Staff superb, friendly, helpful. Landscaping beautiful and luscious. If you have small children you will love access to LEGOLAND which is just minutes from the resort.

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GPR S, Manager at MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort, responded to this review

Hello Joel. Wow! Thank you for taking the time to write a review to let us know how we did. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We're thankful for your comments about our excellent furnishings, great views, and friendly team. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back for future visits. Hurry back...we’re certainly expecting you!

Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We have been here for 3 days now and I can't say enough about how wonderful our stay has been. Today we had Elia help us and she was so great I decided to put my first ever review on trip advisor! I highly recommend staying here!!! Yesterday we rented a cabana for the second day in a row, and...

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GPR S, Manager at MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort, responded to this review

Hi TJ. Thank you for choosing us for your family getaway. Delivering excellent service is our utmost priority and we're thankful that you experienced it from Elia. She's so wonderful. We hope to have the pleasure of your company again soon. Thank you for your feedback. See you next time!

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The Marbrisa is lovely. The facility is right next-door to Legoland and has its own entrance. The room was extremely beautiful and clean. There is a hot tub in the pool a barbecue pit and the sandpit for children to pla The room was extremely beautiful and clean. There is a hot tub, a pool, a barbecue pit and a...

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This was a perfect fun-filled, relaxing week at MarBrisa! All the staff was very kind and attentive to everything/anything we needed. We especially were very impressed with Joela from the day we arrived, welcoming us with champagne and sparkling apple cider for the children (she even came to the car to bring my grandson who was sleeping a glass to...

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GPR S, Guest Relations Manager at MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for allowing us to host you during your recent stay. Your opinion is so important to us. We’re delighted to know that you had a care-free and relaxing vacation! Joela is an enormous asset to our team, and we'll share your thoughts with her! Your comments are appreciated and we sincerely hope that you and your family will...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort

Address: 1594 MarBrisa Circle, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $246 - $368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 256
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Also Known As:
Hilton Grand Vacations Club At Marbrisa Hotel Carlsbad
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Carlsbad
#5 Green Hotel in Carlsbad
#18 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
#23 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
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“larger rooms are further from the pools but still walking distance.”
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