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Motel 6 Carlsbad South

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Pinole, California
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Spent one night at this location, it was convenient location to Legoland. About a 10-15 min drive. The kids enjoyed the pool their is no Jacuzzi. Your average Motel 6. Staff was nice they had a vending machine with drinks and snacks. Also a laundry room. Room was a non smoking room but as soon as we walked in it...

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Reviewed 4 August 2015

I had a terrible and bad experience at this Motel 6, the manager who had not presented her self started physically accusing and touching my friends. she also called me and my Family uneducated and rude so had to leave immediately because she told us that she was going to call the police. it started as a miss understanding with...

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1Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Is nice modern hotel but smells odd. While my journey in California I changed 6 hotels. This hotel is in the middle, the most disappointing for me, was that Wifi wasn't free. It was first hotel in my journey where I needed to pay for Wifi and it wasn't the cheapest hotel. Smell was odd. Otherwise the hotel was okay....

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 17 July 2015

I made a reservation with this property for around $81 a night for 2 nights for a queen bed weeks in advance. I checked and double checked my reservation and when I show up at the motel the front desk lady rudely tells me that no, I booked 2 twin beds and the rate is around $120 for the second...

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Carlsbad South, responded to this review

Tommy, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We strive to deliver a great guest experience, but it sounds as though we did not perform to our usual standards in this case. We apologize for any inconvenience or misunderstanding that may have occurred during your recent stay with regard to your reservations and room rate issues. Our...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 15 July 2015

This hotel offers NO hairdryer, NO in-room coffee machine, NO small bottles of shampoo or lotion, NO clock (so, no alarm), NO drawers for clothes. NO refrigerator. NO microwave. Wi-fi comes at a cost. As long as you do not need or expect these things, the hotel is fine! In fact, it looked recently updated. The room we had (one...

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1Thank Linda K
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 12 July 2015

My family and I booked this hotel because it was the only cheap hotel for Comic Con. We saw this hotel as a place to sleep and not be staying long in the room because we would be at Comic Con and the beach. The check in process was quick and easy then everything was a roller coaster since. First...

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1Thank sandiegolover12
6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Carlsbad South, responded to this review

Sandie, Thank you for sharing your review. We strive to deliver a great guest experience, but it sounds as though we did not perform to our usual standards in this case. Please know the conditions you describe are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. The service experiences you describe are atypical to Motel 6 standards...

Orlando, Florida, Usa
Reviewed 22 June 2015

When you got to stay on the cheap, it's not really that bad. Be prepared to bring most of your toiletries. The one bar of soap and one towel they give you doesn't quite do the job. The internet was terrible and I ended up using my hotspot on my phone. They offer coffee in the lobby, but hey, Starbucks...

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Rochester, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 June 2015

This is a horrible Motel 6. The front staff only care about checking you in, not anything else. The room was tiny, basic and not cleaned properly. And because we faced the freeway it was noisy. And the room only had a swamp cooler, it was stuffy and hot when we arrived.

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cathedral city
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Our stay was awful, we had a neighbor upstairs that was jumping on and off the bed for at least an hour near midnight. It took 3 angry phone calls from my husband to get management to assist with the noise. Turns out it was kids that were left unattended in the room and they were having a great time...

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2Thank desertsue
6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Carlsbad South, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review. Our staff aims to provide the highest level of hospitality to our guests through our customer service, but with your experience we have fallen short and would like to apologize for the service issues you describe. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due...

Costa Mesa, California
Reviewed 5 April 2015

“Not worth my $” 1 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago NEW I have stayed here many times. I booked a room online and paid for it. Arrived and was told I am not allowed to come back. I asked the girl at the front desk, "Why?" and she could not answer my questions. The clerk told me that I...

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Carlsbad South, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We apologize for any misunderstanding that may have occurred during your recent stay with regard your reservation and the inconveniences you experienced. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the lowest price of any national chain by delivering the essential elements of a comfortable room for a satisfying...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Motel 6 Carlsbad South

Address: 750 Raintree Drive, I-5/San Diego Freeway at Poinsettia Lane, Carlsbad, CA CA 92011
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $91 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Carlsbad South 2*
Number of rooms: 160
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“Get a room near the pool. More quieter”
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