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Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

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Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This hotel is located a 3 min walk to Legoland. Our check in took 20 minutes as it was a very popular time to checkin, during this time we were offered champagne and the kids juice and cookies The rooms were spotless as are the grounds, pools, hot tubs and water park( for smaller kids) Every employee from the front...

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

Now that's what we like to hear! I'm so happy to hear that this stay was the best hotel experience you have had in twenty years. That's exactly the results the team here at the Palisade's strives hear. Look forward to having you back as our Guest again next year.

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

We faced the family pool which still had a great view from the third floor! All the staff were knowledgable and friendly even had a great talk with Juan the maintenance guy! The activities staff were amazing and friendly. Would definitely recommend this resort to anyone. Legoland was right there but because our day was so packed with other touristy...

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

Thanks so much for such an awesome review. Yes, there is so much to do in Carlsbad you will have to have to come back again. Look forward to seeing you again on your next trip!

Ogden, Utah
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Do NOT stay here! It's dirty, uncomfortable, noisy, depressing...this place ruined our Legoland trip. I can't wait to leave here. GROSS!! There is a cool looking kids water park and there are tons and tons and tons and tons of kids here- that may be why both my kids are now sick---and historically neither one has EVER missed a day...

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

We are a family fun resort with lots of children, especially in summer; nevertheless, I am sorry to hear about your experience and I would like to speak with you further. When you have a moment please contact by email at JBrock@gpresorts.com , thank you.

Fresno, California
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Best place to Vacation with the Family, Many thing to do and doesn't cost a lot of money, Costco across the street and Smart and Final 2 miles east on Palomar Airport Rd. We had two three BR and 12 people and cost for 7 days of Breakfast and 4 days of Dinner at the resort cost less than $250.00....

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Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

It was such a pleasure staying at one of the villas. Our grand kids had an awesome time. They have a family pool with mini water park. They hard a playground and activity room for the kids. Also had special stuff for the kids to do everyday. I suggest the villa. It's great for a family. The place was clean...

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

Awesome to hear your Grandkids and you enjoyed your most recent stay. Our Team hopes you have a great summer and you will visit us soon.

Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Nice large accommodations close to area attractions, We stayed in a two bedroom unit with our two kids and grandparents and there was plenty of room. The room had a view of the ocean and the flower fields (out of season unfortunately. The full kitchen meant we could bring food in and save on meals. The Karl Strauss restaurant is...

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

Our Associates love to hear they were friendly and helpful…thank you! We hope you will be able to join us when the Flower Fields are in full bloom: mid-March/April. See you soon!

Reviewed 25 June 2015

We booked through the hotel with a special coupon that they were offering online about five months before our stay there this past month. We reserved a "premium view" two queen bed room and requested a room with a view of the flower fields since a friend recommended it. We were told at the time of the reservation it shouldn't...

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

I’m sorry to hear your stay did not meet your expectations. Please email me: jbrock@gpresorts.com so I may contact you and we may discuss your stay in more detail.

Bartlett, Illinois
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We experienced a problem similar to many other people who have reviewed this property.....arriving at the designated check in time, being told it would be another hour or two and then returning only to be told that our room was not going to be ready for another two hours! Very frustrating to say the least. The property itself was ok,...

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

On behalf of the entire Team, we are sorry for your experience. We strive to create positive extraordinary experiences, moreover we are disappointed whenever a guest experiences less than what they expected. I am available to discuss your stay in more detail if you will please email me: jbrock@gpresorts.com

Temecula, California
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This resort has everything a family needs. Plenty of activities for the kids and a relaxed beautiful adult pool with ocean view and jaccuzi for the grown ups. Both pools are salt water pools. Wifi worked fine. We were on the third floor. It's in walking distance to Legoland and the Museum of Making Music. The kitchen was nice. It...

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Spring Hill, Tennessee
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

This is our second visit. We were upgraded to a lovely villa. It was a villa near the family pool, elevator, and the fitness center. It was a little noisy at times but we were gone most of the day so we were not bothered by it. But if you are looking for quiet take note where your room is...

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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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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

Address: 5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4609
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $207 - $367 (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 Resort
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#4 Green Hotel in Carlsbad
#12 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
#15 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
#20 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
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