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Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked a room using out spg points to stay here and go to LEGOLAND. Driving up, the place looks great. Nice open and modern lobby and check-in area. The facility and surrounding landscape look great and that's about all. I took my son into the common restroom next to the marketplace. It was gross, there was pee on the...

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St. Albert, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here as a family of four while we visited Legoland and the Carlsbad and Oceanside area. Its proximity to Legoland can't be overlooked, but this hotel is a destination in its own right. While we were staying there, someone told me the hotel was 9 years old. If that is true, then the maintenance has been fantastic. It...

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Sheraton C, Manager at Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear suit_geoff: We are thrilled your family of four has reviewed us a 5 while enjoying our, dare we say but proud 9 year old resort... but since we are maintaining a humbled beauty stance... we don't like to brag, so thank you for the compliment! We look forward to your prompt return where you and your foursome can enjoy...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our family's go-to hotel when we stay over a day or two when visiting LEGOLAND. The hotel has its own private entrance to LEGOLAND that takes you already half of the way to the Water Park. This convenience alone is worth it as you can spend a good part of the day at the water park, rest back...

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Truckee, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa is a great property very close to Legoland. Excellent for business travelers with there complimentary breakfast and happy hour but also a very good fit for the family visiting Legoland. Property has a restaurant on-site as well as a bar. Rooms are large and spacious. Good working area in the rooms with mini-fridges that...

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Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant resort - I was here for meetings, but did get a chance to take a look around the place. Nice room, though could use a bit more direct light on the desk for a working stiff - staff fine, nothing bad, and nothing jumping out as spectacular. Very convenient for the Legoland attraction and the Carlsbad outlet mall.

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Sheraton C, Manager at Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ferenc V: Thank you for shinning the light on a couple key points about our resort! Please be assured, we will investigate the desk and light situation within your particular meeting room, so thank you for bringing this to our attention! We hope the next time your travels call you this way, whether for just a meeting or possibly...

Aliso Viejo, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited & stayed to play golf. Easy to find and seems like a perfect location for families visiting Legoland and other area spots. Staff was helpful. Golf course is LONG and challenging. Beautifully scenic. First day we played behind beginners so pace was quite slow. Would not recommend for beginner golfers due to the extremes in elevation changes and undulating...

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Sheraton C, Manager at Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear MrsRAZRHWK: Thank you for your review and kudos of our teams. We will pass along your kind words to each of them. As to our resort feel for couples and golfers, we are beyond excited about all the new and upcoming changes that are beginning to transpire. We are sure that you will see the new luxurious accommodations coming...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While a very nice property with regard to curb appeal, the rooms themselves are lacking. There are not the standard outlets or USB jacks that most hotels have at the bedside. Worst of all was the thermostat. I travel a lot and have never had trouble with a thermostat. However, these have 'mode' setting that is not intuitive at all....

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Sheraton C, Manager at Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear we failed in your expectations and stay. While we do have instructions on how to operate the Thermostat listed in the in room compendium book, we understand that thermostats can very from property to property. We are truly sorry for the inconvenience to you during your stay. Please be assured we take this type of...

Pasadena, CA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a superb stay at this property. The room was comfortable, and the staff was exceptional. We really appreciated the daily breakfast and found the food at the restaurant to be worth staying on property for. Parking was easy, the pool was never crowded, and the path to LEGOLAND provided my daily exercise. =)

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Rooms are a little aged but otherwise functional.We visited in late Nov and couldn't get any heat Going. We waited for maintenance but that took two hrs. Grounds are Manicured but they should apply some of those efforts to the rooms. Fair value at best for our tastes

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Sheraton C, Manager at Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear sylvain m: We are very sorry to hear we did not meet or exceed your travel taste, as well as failed to deliver the fastest in-room service imaginable. We strive daily to ensure our resort is cutting edge and top notch.... from our massive internet expansion to the fastest WiFi speed possible, white glove room treatment from our dedicated...

Gresham, Oregon
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A wonderful property with a restaurant on site that is priced on a family's budget. Coffee shop and small convenience store on site also. Large swimming pool was clean and warm. Hot tub was large and can accommodate about 20 people. outdoor ping pong and foosball also. Great place to stay for LEGOLAND, just stay parked at the hotel and...

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Sheraton C, Manager at Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear GreshamJim: Sounds like you definitely know how to get away from it all! ;) We're delighted you and your family had a fabulous time and enjoyed so many of our wonderful amenities! We sincerely hope you will "get away" again soon! P.S. - Wait till you see the new additions coming in 2018...!

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated between Los Angeles and San Diego, we're adjacent to Legoland CA and provide a refreshing retreat in a charming coastal community. Onsite we have over 30,000 sq ft of event space. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa

Address: 5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: €193 - €318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 250
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Also Known As:
Sheraton Carlsbad Hotel Carlsbad
Carlsbad Sheraton
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Carlsbad
#5 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
#10 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
#13 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
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“Coastal View Rooms (bldg nearest lobby) have best view of 4th of July fireworks and hotel grounds.”
iryns2015, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask for ocean view”
  • patio off the 1st floor
Kelsdog, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Oceanside, may be just a glance at the ocean not a full view. Back side is Valley view”
GreshamJim, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Facing pool”
ted40, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Garden side (east facing) would be quietest. West facing might have ocean views but it is also the vast open carparking area.”
alano76, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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