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Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel

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#11 of 36 Hotels in Carlsbad
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Starting off with the front office manager Sean, I wanted to praise him for his great personality and being so helpful! He took care of our needs and put us in a room that we were so happy with. We would highly recommend this resort to everyone!! The resort is very spacious, housekeeping and maintenance do a fantastic job, they...

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

I'm behalf of all of our staff, I appreciate you recommending us to everyone. I'll let Sean know you specifically praised him for his personality and helpfulness.

Reviewed 3 November 2015

We went to Carlsbad for a sister's outing and booked a 2 bedroom at Grand Pacific Palisades. Since it was during winter, there were no views of the flowers outside of our balcony. We were put in a newer corner unit on the top floor. I was amazed because it was very spacious. The morning view of the ocean and...

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

soko y, We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback about your experience with us. I'm so glad to hear that were able to take advantage of our fully stocked kitchens to create some family bonding time. Look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

Victoria
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Pedro has been exemplary in responding to our request for service. He is prompt, very courteous, professional. All of the staff and the manager Sean make every effort to meet our requests and make our stay enjoyable. Pauline

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

We love hearing great feedback about our amazing staff. Pedro and Sean do such a great job of serving our guests. Look forward to seeing you back soon.

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Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Very comfortable resort/hotel, very close to Legoland. Amazing staff, facilities and rooms. Stayed for three nights, could have stayed for more. Unfortunately the restaurant was under construction/renovations, so we did not get to experience it. Would highly recommend this hotel for families. TIP: Get a top floor room if possible, we did experience noise from excited children running & jumping...

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to review our resort. The restaurant is back open and the remodel is amazing. Please come back and see us soon.

Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

What an excellent 2 weeks and very child friendly. The pool was excellent and the location to travel California was ideal. Carlsbad is a lovely seaside town with many great restaurants. Even better we could use the complementary shuttle to locations around Carlsbad and even got great recommendation and service from the Driver Richard. Looking forward to coming back next...

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

Thanks for the great feedback about your stay. I'm glad you had such a great two weeks here in Carlsbad. I'll let our shuttle driver Richard know you mentioned him by name. Come back and see us soon.

Lebanon, Oregon
Reviewed 28 October 2015

My husband and I stayed at the resort for a week while visiting our kids and grandkids in Escondido. Before booking, we noticed a statement about extra daily 'resort fees', so my husband called the resort and was told that the fee did not pertain to owners, which we are. We went ahead and booked our stay. One week prior...

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Holly A, General Manager at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your review. I would love to speak to you more about this, as the service you received does not fit our Culture and or Standards at Palisades. The fact you called twice in regards to your Resort Service Fee, however still had concerns at Check-In is unacceptable. Please reachout to me at hansley@gpresoarts.com. Thank...

Bundaberg
Reviewed 24 October 2015

We stayed here to go to Legoland. It was a 10minute easy walk to Legoland. The staff were very helpful and we were able to check in as soon as we arrived even though we were there prior to checkin time. The bed and pillows were probably the most comfortable I have ever slept in. We had the breakfast each...

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

I'm so glad to hear you had a great stay. Yes, the breakfast buffet is very popular with our guests. Hope we will see you again soon!

La Jolla, California
Reviewed 23 October 2015

No Hotel is ever perfect or complete. But this hotel was willing to accommodate my individual needs without any additional fees. The GENUINE care for its guests having the best experience possible is reflected from the top, Holly Ansley Resort Manager, down as the staff here are genuinely eager to serve as apposed to the typical fakeness and arrogances seen...

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

Thanks so much for sharing your experience. I'm so glad you had such a great stay. I'll make sure to pass on your comments to our staff. Hope to see you again soon.

Menifee, California
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We had a lovely week in this beautiful resort right above the Carlsbad Flower Fields. We stayed in a one bedroom villa. with kitchen, living room dining room, etc..very spacious and comfortable. The resort amenities are great, the staff anxious to please and a good restaurant on the premises. It is directly across the street from Legoland with a gate...

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

Thanks so much for sharing! Sounds like you really got to enjoy so many of the great things to do in this area. Come back and see us again soon.

San Diego
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

It's been a week since we checked out of this resort, and already want to go back. The day of our arrival we received a call from the Resort Manager Jeff Brock to see if we were still coming. At check-in the young lady was professional and provided all pertinent information about facilities. Next day we came down to concierge...

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Amenities

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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: £132 - £225 (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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