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Northwest Territories
Reviewed 2 January 2015

I booked two LEGOLAND and breakfast packages for Aug. 2014. Four of us in one room with 2 queens, my parents (the grandparents) in the other King room. The resort was beautiful and the rooms big and clean. We rented The Lego Movie from their kiosk and made use of their little convenience store. We only used the family swimming...

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los angeles,ca
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Parents own a timeshare through RCI and we were able to book and stay at this property which is very close to Legoland and the Carlsbad Outlet mall. It is a large property so it didn't ever seem too crowded although you had kids running around and in the pools and play areas. Rooms are spacious and clean, we had...

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Henderson, Nevada
Reviewed 31 December 2014

This was a very ideal location if visiting Legoland. They had a shuttle and it is within walking distance. We stayed in the hotel portion. They do have timeshare units and will try to sign you up for a preview for a new resort they have. They asked a couple of times, then dropped it when we didn't seem to...

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Dupont, Washington
Reviewed 31 December 2014

It's just across the street from Legoland - a short easy walk. Parking seems to be plentiful and free. Close to shopping and many restaurants. The kids really enjoyed the splash park/play area/ pool. We stayed in a 2 queen room which was fine for a few nights. The ocean view was a nice bonus. Would definitely stay here again.

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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Two years ago my wife and I stayed at a Resort in Anaheim through RCI exchange. We were impressed by the Resort . So we did another RCI exchange for Grand Pacific Palisades Resort. We chose this Resort for our one week stay in December 2014, not because Legoland California is a stone's throw from the Resort; we are seniors....

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Salinas, California
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Full disclosure – we had a horrible 2013 Christmas at the Grand Pacific Palisades. In addition, we were Elite HGVC members and booked a premier/plus room and got a horrible room, with deplorable service. Being a HGVC owner for two decades, my family and I were shocked at the accommodations, lack of amenities and deplorable service that I had to...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 December 2014

I was looking for a nice 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom suite to stay with my family and my in-laws. The room was designed incredibly well; it was very spacious. Both bedrooms were connected to bathrooms (the bathroom connected to the room with two beds had another entrance to the common area, but that door could be locked to create two...

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Rolling Hills Estates
Reviewed 28 December 2014

We stayed in a villa for one night to save us from driving home to LA on Christmas night. We didn't use any facilities so this review is just about the room. We were impressed by the size but the pull out bed in the lounge was vey uncomfortable and my adult son didn't sleep too well. I had a...

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Manitoba, Canada
Reviewed 28 December 2014

We enjoyed a week in mid October exploring the California Coast from this resort. We stayed with friends who had a timeshare at this resort. Upon arrival we were able to upgrade to a 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath suite, it was very spacious and comfortable. It had a good size kitchen, dining room and living room. It was great for...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 26 December 2014

This hotel has a great location for exploring San Diego county - close to the freeway and not more than 30 minutes to anything. We were disappointed the pool was very cold. And that we were charged a $16/day resort fee that was not disclosed in our RCI confirmation. The wifi was not particularly fast and dropped repeatedly. However the...

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

Hi 8069sa, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. Please know that we will share them with our team. We hope you had fun exploring San Diego. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

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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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  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
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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: $207 - $324 (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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Also Known As:
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 you have children the main level will make it more accessible to pool and play areas.”
 of 5 bubbles U4729YRbrianf, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are worth the extra”
 of 5 bubbles JackSparrowOR, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Villa C that has suites with ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles JacobPThomas, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a balcony is highly recommended.”
 of 5 bubbles sarahnU3327PV, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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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