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Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Special shout out to Steve the shuttle driver who is more like a tour guide. He gave us very good suggestions for restaurants and tourist attractions in Carlsbad. Mona was very charming and help us plan our trip to San Diego.

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1 Thank gwb1917
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32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are currently staying at this hotel. We chose it because the price was right and it's across the street from Legoland. Staff at check in were very nice. The room is a good size with a wet bar and large bathroom. Unfortunately it overlooks the entrance and we have to hear the music outside. We had supper at Karl... More 

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Thank Kelly S
GPR S, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Kelly. Thank you for allowing us to host you during your recent stay. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the inconveniences experienced during your recent stay at our resort. We understand the importance of a good nap, especially for the little ones. We set high standards for our service and your valued feedback highlighted a number of areas for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last week I was down in Carlsbad visiting my lovely sister-in-law and my family decided to stay at the Grand Pacific Palisades. Everything was absolutely wonderful! The rooms were beautiful, the scenery was to die for, and the food was delicious! I also loved how close the hotel was to the beach! I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Kelsey, thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with Grand Pacific Palisades Resort. Our team works hard to make our guests happy, so they will love reading this review! We'll share it at our next team meeting. We would love to see you again soon. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to... More 

Lebanon, Oregon
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40 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our visit this year earned an easy '5 stars'. After having some issues last year upon check in, room location, and then some fees we were misinformed about, we were offered an opportunity to give the resort another chance in hopes they could make it right. We are so thankful we accepted that offer and our experience this year was... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Dc662015, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. We're so pleased we were able to make your stay extra special and amazing this time around. We are grateful that you gave us a second chance! We hope you will let us know when you return so that we may assist in making sure your next stay is... More 

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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 4 nights at the resort. Very nice resort. We utilized the adult pool for relaxation and a great view. They have cabanas which are first come first serve. They also have a family pool with a kiddy play area. Both pools have a large jacuzzi. There are numerous activities geared for families with children but there are a few... More 

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1 Thank mlove999
GPR S, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Mlove999. Thank you for staying with us and sharing your feedback. It's a joy to read that enjoyed our range of activities as well as our helpful team members. We would love to host you on all your visits to Carlsbad. More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow is all I can say for this resort. I have stayed at many other resorts in the northern San Diego area as a quick getaway from my busy life in LA, but this tops them all. Everyone was so friendly and helpful. Housekeeping left my room impeccable and Stephan from the front desk went above and beyond, and even... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, Jesswilliamsbates. Your compliments encourage us to keep delivering genuine hospitality and services to our guests. We're so glad that you had such an amazing time! More 

Calgary, Alberta
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102 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we did a timeshare exchange and stayed here for a week the staff was very friendly and very helpful, making our stay a great experience we stayed in a one bedroom and the kitchen was well equipped Costco is literally across the street and we bought some steaks there and cooked them on the BBQ. The BBQ were busy, as... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we walked into the lobby, we knew it was going to be a great get-away for us. We were promptly registered and in our room within minutes. It had a great view of the pool, BBQ area, and playground for children. We had to change rooms to meet certain personal needs, so we spoke with Antonia at... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Jmjg115, for reaching out to us. Your opinion plays an integral part in our customer service. It's a joy to read that you thought Grand Pacific Palisades Resort was a beautiful place to relax. We value your patronage and would like to provide another opportunity to be of service to you. More 

Las Vegas
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very comfortable 2brm2bth with kitchen and living area and a lovely patio area on the first floor. We had excellent service and still felt very private. The livingroom had a fireplace and a spa was right behind us. I especially enjoyed the adult pool and spa being it is right across from LegoLand.

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Thank Kathleen V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Martin "Hootie" Moreno was hands down the most helpful representative I've spoken too. He was courteous, professional and very knowledgeable about the area. I can't wait to go back and enjoy all of the facilities that the hotel has to offer. Thanks Hootie!!

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GPR S, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Jason! We sincerely thank you for your review and for your kind words about Martin. Delivering excellent service is our utmost priority and we are thankful that you have experienced it. We would love to have you back again. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

Address: 5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4609
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $225 - $347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 210
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Grand Pacific Palisades Hotel Carlsbad
Grand Pacific Palisades Resort
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Carlsbad
#4 Green Hotel in Carlsbad
#12 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
#15 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
#20 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
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“if not traveling with small children, or if you need quiet, ask for an upper floor away from kids pool or activity center.”
 of 5 bubbles dc662015, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The resort has elevators so for the best view get the third floor ocean view room.”
 of 5 bubbles mlove999, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the west side have a view of the ocean and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles JMJG115, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Couples should ask for 3rd floor so kids don't disturb them.”
 of 5 bubbles kathleenv846, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The ocean view, upper floor is great. Check when the flower garden, is NOT planted and in bloom.”
 of 5 bubbles timeshareking, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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