We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort

Save
Share
Traveller (312)
Room & Suite (227)
Storyboard
Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
All hotel details
Additional information
Offers from MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort
Special Price: BOOK DIRECT - SAVE 15%
Hotel deals
Offers from MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort
Special Price: BOOK DIRECT - SAVE 15%
Hotel deals
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"}}
Rooms
28 Aug29 Aug
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 1 partner sites to see rooms from US$242.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Carlsbad hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["META_ABSOLUTE_PRICING","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","SHOW_DISCLAIMER_ASTERISK","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "15b77dfe878441688e07665dffc78793", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1486043,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[119260585],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":28,"month":8,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":29,"month":8,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":242,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"15b77dfe878441688e07665dffc78793","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":242,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":242,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjE1Yjc3ZGZlODc4NDQxNjg4ZTA3NjY1ZGZmYzc4NzkzIiwiQUlLIjoiYTk0YzIxODdhNTY5NGI0Zjg1YWVjNmU0YmZjYTY0ZDIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "28/08/2018", "checkOut": "29/08/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$242", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"119260585":"TravelClickIB50"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget"}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget"}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget"}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (803)
Filter reviews
785 results
Traveller rating
391
206
106
46
36
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
391
206
106
46
36
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshilton grand vacations clubstayed in buildingpool areaphase iihgvc ownerssmaller pooltime shareprivate entrancefull kitchensan diegobedroom unitwasher and dryerlego landfire pitping pongmain poolla jolla
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 785 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The resort is well located and clean with a nice pool facility. We booked a condo through Hotwire and our family of 4 was dissapointed with the studio which is essentially a hotel room with one bed and one pull out couch. The only in...More

Thank Andrea C
Response from GPR S, Manager at MarBrisa Carlsbad ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Andrea - we understand your studio unit didn't meet your needs, however MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort offers larger units to accommodate families needing more space during their stay. We do hope you will consider us again on your next visit to Carlsbad. Have a great...More

Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 18 April 2018

I booked two rooms on line just like I would any hotel because this is close to Legoland. When I called to request they be adjoining I was informed the rooms I booked aren't available adjoining but a two bedroom unit would work for 4...More

1  Thank Rhondalette
Response from GPR S, Manager at MarBrisa Carlsbad ResortResponded 26 April 2018

We're so happy you loved it here - thanks for the recommendation!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made our reservations at Marbrisa 1 year in advance. We were so excited to arrive! Within the first two hours, the kitchen sink leaked, no stopper for the drain, the refrigerator and freezer didn’t work, and the washing machine was broken. I called the front...More

1  Thank Nancy D
Response from GPR S, Manager at MarBrisa Carlsbad ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Nancy - the experience you had at our resort is not the norm and we do appreciate you speaking with our manager to address your concerns. We are sorry that we could not turn this around for you, and that you do not plan...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

access to legoland is awesome, super quiet suite great for a family i would stay here again in a minute. great pool and games and location. definitely stay here but dont buy a timeshare because timeshares are stupid.

1  Thank Kurt E
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Family vacation.... eleven of us.... planned months and months in advance. We wanted three suites together so the cousins didn't have to run all over the resort to find each other. Didn't happen. The ice maker in our kitchen fridge made no ice. Took the...More

Thank Michael R
Response from GPR S, Manager at MarBrisa Carlsbad ResortResponded 10 July 2018

Hi Michael - thank you for sharing your feedback. We are sorry to hear you were disappointed with your stay and ran into issues with the refrigerator and printer. We would be more than happy to speak further with you about your experience if you...More

View more reviews
About
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$218 - US$357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Carlsbad
#6 Green Hotel in Carlsbad
#18 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
#23 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$218 - US$357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Carlsbad
#6 Green Hotel in Carlsbad
#18 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
#23 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (312)
Room & Suite (227)
Pool & Beach (86)
Dining (4)
Amenities (10)
Family and Play Areas (9)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Susa_10
5 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from LisaG28_11 | Reviewed this property |
The beach is quite a close drive to the MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort, however, it is on the other side of the I-5, so not walkable. The resort is at least a 30 min drive to San Diego, more when there is traffic (which is almost... More
1
Vote
Michelle B
20 June 2018|
Answer
Response from sleatmc |
Hello, from what I understand, it depends what phase of the property you stay in. Phase 1 does not have elevators, but phase 2 may have. I contacted HGVC regarding the room types and they said rooms in phase 2 may or may... More
0
Votes
sleatmc
15 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from nrider | Reviewed this property |
Stayed there a week in March. No problems. They were lovely to us. Beautiful resort.
1
Vote
Room Tips
"If you are staying in a 3bedroom unit, you will be far from everything the resort offers."
Read review
"You can see Legoland from many of the rooms. Also, Legoland has a back entrance a short walk from the hotel."
Read review
"choice of pool or ocean views"
Read review
"Ask to be in a building away from the view of the hill"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing