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Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport

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New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 1 night as we traveled through Southern California. We initially chose this hotel because of our Marriott rewards, and it was what you expect from a Marriott Courtyard near an airport. There were a lot of business travelers, extremely clean room, quiet hallways, and very comfortable beds. It's located in the middle of a corporate park...

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ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for writing the review. We are glad we met all of your needs and look forward to hosting you in the future

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Background: It's Fall 2016 and I'm about to start a new job. I've got a week off and a mint in 'severance cash' to burn. In a rush, I gran the wife and kids and head to Legoland! The problem: In my rush to book the ultimate vacation, I accidentally book two nights at the Legoland Hotel in Florida, instead...

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ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review. It is great to hear what you thought of our hotel and our staff. As I try to stress to my staff just because we do not have five star amenities does not mean we don't offer five star service. We are so glad you enjoyed the stay...

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only stayed here one night and it was a good experience from beginning to end. There was initially a problem with our card keys but this was sorted out promptly and professionally. We had a 2 queen bed room. The room itself was quite spacious including the bathroom. It was clean as was the rest of the hotel. The...

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ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We are glad you noticed the quiet of our hotel. Although we are close to an airport the original builders took time to ensure we would not be impacted by noise. Further, unlike a lot of hotels we are not off of a...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I was looking for 2 qualities for my one night stay while visiting relatives in Carlsbad. Those two qualities were cleanliness and a quiet room for a good night sleep. Both of those qualities were met and exceeded at this hotel. In addition the staff, especially the young lady serving at the bistro, where very helpful. She served me at...

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ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to respond. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and that you noticed that we strive to provide superior customer service with a smile here at the Courtyard Carlsbad. We look forward to hosting you the next time you are in the area.

Newark, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I rarely get a good night sleep on the first day but the mattress, blankets and pillows here envelop you. The towels don't just push the water around and leave you damp but actually get you fully dry and ready for work. The app lets you setup a wake up call and chat with the front desk. The bistro has...

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ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to have contributed to a great night's sleep. It is nice to hear you used and enjoyed the app. It is a brand new tool that Marriott has rolled out and we are getting a lot of use because it allows the guests' to make requests and...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I stayed here while attending a workshop. It was a nice quiet place for a very reasonable price. I was staying by myself for 4 nights and I felt very safe. The front desk staff was always very professional, friendly and helpful. The entire hotel was very clean. The housekeeping staff were also very professional and friendly. I would definately...

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ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about our hotel. I am glad you enjoyed our staff. We believe they are the difference makers at our hotel and that each associate is hired for personality and trained for efficiency. We hope you come back and visit us here at the Courtyard Carlsbad the next time you are in the...

Reviewed 21 November 2016

Our little family would like to thank Driver: James Front Desk: Richard, Jarrett, Jonathan, Laura Bistro: Alex, Jason, Mirella, Eve, and Lucero! Our stay was amazing and we will return! Kudos rewards for everyone! We came in from Phoenix, the entire staff helped us convince our kids we were in Flagstaff AZ. From the check in, to breakfast and our...

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ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

On behalf of the staff that you mentioned THANK YOU!!! Our staff truly strive to serve our guests. We try and create memorable experiences and are so glad we made the difference in your stay. We cannot wait until you come back

Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Clean, comfortable, and well appointed rooms, with friendly staff. Breakfast included if you take the option, has a varied menu to suit all tastes and dietary requirements, a very pleasant few days spent here. Highly recomended.

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ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to respond. We are glad you enjoyed our bistro. It has something for everyone and enough of a menu that you won't run out of things to sample even if you stay for a while. Come back and see us again when you are in the area

Santa Clara, California
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights. Front desk staff is very professional and friendly. Check-in and check-out was pretty straightforward and quick. Plenty of parking. The Bistro in the hotel has a decent menu and good service. Staff is friendly. There is a pool and fitness center (didn't get to using it so cant review that). The location is pretty...

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ManagerCYCSD, Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Shw2, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed our hotel. We are glad you enjoyed our friendly staff and got to enjoy our Bistro. We hope the next time you are in the area you should take a moment and relax in our hot tub. After a long day it is the...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Comfortable and modern, with a typically energetic social area. Ticked all of the boxes, and was near my conference. This is a newer courtyard though again the negative was the TV system, why are they are set-up so dark.....I don't mind paying $17.99 for a movie, but really in todays day and age. This is a symptomatic problem at many...

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ManagerCYCSD, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to respond. I apologize that the tv was too dark for you. I wish you had let one of our staff know while you were in house so we could address the problem and fix it accordingly. We like all of our guests' to be 100% satisfied with every facet of their stay. We...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Courtyard by Marriott Carlsbad hotel is located just 3 miles from the Pacific Ocean and Carlsbad beach, blocks from LEGOLAND® California and Carlsbad Premium Outlets, near the Carlsbad and Vista business parks 15 minutes from Camp Pendleton and close to the McClellan-Palomar Airport. When travel takes you to Carlsbad for a California hotel room, the Marriott offers all the comforts and quality you have come to expect from a Courtyard by Marriott hotel. This hotel near LEGOLAND® California offers guests easy access to the sprawling park and nearby outlet malls and more. Business travelers attending meetings and conferences in the Carlsbad area enjoy a large work desk with an ergonomic chair, high speed Internet access and relaxing atmosphere to unwind at the end of the day. Nearby area Carlsbad businesses include McClellan-Palomar Airport (CLD), United States Marine Camp Pendleton Marine Base, Cal State San Marcos, Callaway Golf, Invitrogen, Western Flight and many more Carlsbad and Vista Business Park companies. Both leisure and business travelers will appreciate the warm welcome by our friendly north San Diego hotel staff as you join us in Carlsbad, California at our Marriott hotel.Attractions Near Our Carlsbad CA Marriott hotel Include:• Carlsbad Beaches• Carlsbad Premium Outlets• Carlsbad Village• Del Mar Race Track• Del Mar Fairgrounds• Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch• LEGOLAND® California Theme Park• LEGOLAND® California Waterpark• Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park• Museum of Making Music• Safari Park Other points of interest to our north San Diego Carlsbad area hotel include all the attractions of San Diego such as Sea World California, the San Diego Zoo, Downtown San Diego, Old Town and much more. Other nearby points of interest include the Sealife Aquarium, Gemological Institute of America, San Clemente and much more. The courteous friendly staff of the Courtyard by Marriott® Carlsbad Hotel guarantees your stay with us will exceed your expectations! Amenities of the Courtyard by Marriott Carlsbad Hotel include: • Ample & Complimentary Parking• Business Center with Media Pods• New Redesigned Courtyard Lobby• GoBoard Technology Center®• Boarding Pass Station• Carlsbad Area Meeting Rooms (1,200 square feet)• High Speed Internet Access (Complimentary)• Indoor Fitness Center• Outdoor Heated Pool & Deck Area• Luxury Marriott Bedding and Pillows• The Bistro featuring Starbucks Coffee (open breakfast and dinner)• Whirlpool Suites Available• The Market 24-Hour Café ... more   less 

Additional Information about Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport

Address: 5835 Owens Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008-6562 (Formerly Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad)
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $147 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 145
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Courtyard Carlsbad
Carlsbad Courtyard
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#14 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
#19 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
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“Courtyard rooms are quieter, nicer view”
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“Rooms on the south side do not face the airport, so they are even quieter.”
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 of 5 bubbles TravelinMorgs, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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