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Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

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Reviewed 18 July 2015

Stayed here during Spring Break 2015. Husband and I took our 7 year old here so he could go to LEGOLAND. Nice hotel. Our condo was great. We used our Hilton Timeshare for this location and did a preview of the MarBrisa resort to get tickets to the Safari Park. While the weather varied on the cool side, we did...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences. It sounds like you had a great time at LEGOLAND and you also had an opportunity to view the newest premiere Timeshare resort in Carlsbad – MarBrisa. Please give us a call when you are planning your next vacation and we will do our best to plan an extraordinary getaway...

Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Spent two nights here in July. Our view was quite nice. We booked the 1-bedroom condo. The pull-out bed wasn't a huge hit, but it wasn't horrible. The view would have been even better if the flowers were blooming. Our 11-year-old loved the pool. Couldn't get her out! A short walk to Karl Strauss, which was a huge bonus. A...

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

It’s great to hear your recent stay was quite nice… I apologize for the condition of the sofa sleeper. We do have sofa toppers that help create a more comfortable sleeping experience; further we are in the process of having new sofa sleepers manufactured. Please contact us for assistance with planning your next vacation.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 14 July 2015

My family and I have been visiting for years. It’s the perfect location to visit Legoland, and you can’t find a better hotel view of Carlsbad and the ocean. Their “superpower” is the staff especially, Holly, the General Manager and Sean, the Front Office Manager. You see their standards of friendliness, professionalism and customer service exemplified throughout the hotel. The...

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

Our “SUPERPOWER STAFF” THANKS YOU for your kind comments. We are grateful to be able to work with such an extraordinary Team of associates who are dedicated to creating extraordinary experiences that you will be able to share with others, as you have done on Trip Advisor…Thank you again. We hope to see you soon.

North Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We have stayed here before and again we are pleased with the overall experience. We stayed over Fourth of July weekend and had a great time. The grounds here are beautiful and the weather is perfect for us because we live in super hot Vegas. The pool and activities for the kids are amazing and kept my son busy when...

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

Summer is in full swing….It’s great you were able to join us again for the Fourth of July…the LEGOLAND fireworks were amazing! Thank you for taking the time to recommend us, it means a great deal to the Team. See you next year.

Hawthorne, California
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We spent a wonderful week at the Palisades. The grounds are beautiful and the view overlooking the flower fields is spectacular. Making my morning walk enjoyable. Our five year old grandson thoroughly enjoyed the play area and had to visit it daily. The swimming pools are well kept and are fun for both kids and adults. Legoland is within walking...

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

Team Palisades loves to hear you were able to enjoy the Resort with your grandson! I think we will create a new term for the walk to LEGOLAND: “the stroll down LEGOLAND lane” - Thank you for recommending us and we look forward to you coming back soon.

Ventura, California
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The hotel was beautiful. The grounds were very well kept. Our room was exceptionally clean. The view from the hotel is spectacular, looking out to the ocean. Wish we could have stayed longer. Will definitely return.

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Jeff B, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Our Team loves to hear how exceptionally clean our resort is…our hard work shows. We are here for you when you want to plan your next stay, please give us a call. Enjoy the rest of summer on behalf of the entire Team!!

Ventura, California
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This is certainly not a 5 star property, but in my book Grand Pacific Resort is beyond perfect in so many ways! This is our second return to this hotel and I thought that they deserved a fair and honest review upon my return. My son and I stayed here for 4 days and 3 nights. I would like to...

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Jeff B, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others. Our Team here at the Grand Pacific Palisades Resort strives for FIVE and do our best to provide extraordinary experiences worth sharing; further we all love “IN-N-OUT Burger” just down the street as well…. We are so happy all the local and on-property Activities exceeded your expectations. Please...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 7 July 2015

We stayed at Grand Pacific Palisades for 3 nights while celebrating our anniversary. It was a lovely hotel room, lovely and clean atmosphere, beautiful facilities, easy underground parking, etc. Only possible negative is that it was not on the oceanfront, but the views were good, and we simply drove there. GREAT PLACE.

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Jeff B, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

WOW, what a wonderful experience to share with others… “Awesome 50th Anniversary stay” we hope to see you when you celebrate your 51st Anniversary next year – LIVE, LAUGH & LOVE. Thank you!!

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 4 July 2015

-If you are staying at this resort in a one, two or three bedroom you are staying at a timeshare. There are lots of reviews complaining about the lack of maid service but if you are familiar with timeshares you would know you only get maid service twice a week. Also breakfast is not included.... Another thing normal with timeshares....

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Jeff B, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your recent stay with us. Further for explaining we have both a Hotel and a Timeshare with one, two or three bedroom condos. Our Associates LOVE hearing that you had a great stay and that you had a chance to experience the Karl Strauss restaurant. Thank you again for...

El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Suite was exceptionally inviting, large and ultra comfortable. The bathrooms were perfectly well lit and also rather large. The kitchen had all necessary conveniences and was also large and brightly lit. The bed which I used was ultra comfortable to sleep in. I had my grandchildren barge into my suite periodically and they loved having three TVs. Of course their...

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Jeff B, Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

I’m pleased to see your expectations were exceeded with our newly renovated Condo units. They are perfect for a family traveling on vacation. It is appreciated that you recognized and mentioned our great Housekeeping Team; they take a lot of pride when cleaning the units. The entire Team here at GPPR hopes you’ll visit again soon and that you have...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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Additional Information about Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

Address: 5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4609
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $223 - $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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“Rooms with a balcony is highly recommended.”
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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.”
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“The resort has elevators so for the best view get the third floor ocean view room.”
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