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Carmel Bay View Inn
Carmel Bay View Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 Junipero Street Between 5th And 6th St, Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (964 reviews)

Excellent friendly service. Best hotel around for price

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2020
Normandy Inn
Normandy Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 Ocean Ave., btwn Monte Verde St. & Casanova St., Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (695 reviews)

I loved staying at this property. Excellent location,staff and very clean. I parked my car and walked everywhere for the next few days. Beach,shops and restaurants were just steps from my room. Lots of stairs so ask for a room with easy access if you have trouble navigating stairs.Staff is really ...

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020
Colonial Terrace Inn by the Sea
Colonial Terrace Inn by the Sea
3.5 out of 5.0 13th and San Antonio, Carmel, CA
4.3/5 (707 reviews)

Fantastic stay. Great customer service and location. Loved that they brought breakfast to us each morning to avoid crowding at their typical continental breakfast.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020
La Playa Carmel
La Playa Carmel
4.0 out of 5.0 Camino Real at Eighth Ave., Carmel, CA
4.4/5 (919 reviews)

Beautiful property, lovely gardens, ocean views and within walking distance to 17-mile drive and Carmel Mission. The standard room is comfortable but bath is small and old fashioned. Service is great.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020
Carmel Green Lantern Inn
Carmel Green Lantern Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 Casanova & 7th Avenue, Carmel, CA
4.1/5 (297 reviews)

Great location! Loved being able to hear the ocean from the patio.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020
Edgemere Cottages
Edgemere Cottages
3.0 out of 5.0 San Antonio Btw 13th and Santa Lucia, Carmel, CA
4.7/5 (95 reviews)

It was located within walking distance to downtown Carmel and Mission Ranch. We walked both. Gretchen and Doug were very gracious and our cottage was amazing. We plan to return.. Ed and Dolores Sherry

Reviewed on May 18, 2019
Pine Inn
Pine Inn
3.5 out of 5.0 Ocean Ave At Monte Verde, Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (540 reviews)

Great resort / excellent location - close to shops and restaurants. Could use an elevator

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020
Carmel Mission Inn
Carmel Mission Inn
3.5 out of 5.0 3665 Rio Rd, Carmel, CA
4.2/5 (938 reviews)

Fantastic! I love this place and will be back to visit again later this month.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020
Svendsgaard's Inn
Svendsgaard's Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 San Carlos St And 4th Ave, Carmel, CA
4.3/5 (948 reviews)

Great location and nice place. Front desk staff was very nice.

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020
Carmel River Inn
Carmel River Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 26600 Oliver Rd, Carmel, CA
3.9/5 (990 reviews)

This place was amazing. This is a perfect place to get away and enjoy Carmel. The studios are clean, well kept and adorable. My boyfriend and I traveled with our little dachshund for a 3 day weekend and we spent majority of that time on the property, just relaxing. Stores are close enough to walk. ...

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020
Hofsas House Hotel
Hofsas House Hotel
2.5 out of 5.0 San Carlos Street, Between 3rd & 4th Ave, Carmel, CA
4.1/5 (356 reviews)

Our family had a wonderful staff at Hofsas House! We wanted to "get away" as safely as possible for a Covid-cation. We were able to book a family suite with a full kitchen so that we could prepare all of our own meals, and have plenty of space to spread out when we weren't out hiking, kayaking, or ...

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020
Candle Light Inn
Candle Light Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 San Carlos Street, Between 4th and 5th Ave., Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (932 reviews)

Great location, walking distance to shops and restaurants. Spacious and updated clean rooms. Pleasant staff. Taking all CoVID precautions seriously, which was appreciated. I would stay here again should l visit Carmel.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020
Wayside Inn
Wayside Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 7th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA
4.5/5 (737 reviews)

We were thoroughly impressed with our stay. The location of the hotel is excellent. All of the fantastic shops and restaurants of downtown Carmel are within a few minutes walk. The property itself is charming and clean. We were lucky enough to get an on-site parking spot right in front of our room ...

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020
Monte Verde Inn
Monte Verde Inn
3.5 out of 5.0 Monte Verde Street, Between Ocean and 7th Avenues, Carmel, CA
4.3/5 (305 reviews)

I absolutely adored this clean, friendly, great location B&B.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020
Hotel Carmel
Hotel Carmel
3.5 out of 5.0 Corner of 4th & San Carlos Street, Carmel, CA
4.5/5 (430 reviews)

We arrived at the property to find out that it was not open. After a moment of panic, they told me they had rebooked us to a sister property. It was lovely, but I wish I had known this prior to checking in.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020
Coachman's Inn, A Four Sisters Inn
Coachman's Inn, A Four Sisters Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 San Carlos At Seventh, Carmel, CA
4.4/5 (626 reviews)

Great location, good breakfast and snack, clean and comfortable

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020
Carmel Inn And Suites
Carmel Inn And Suites
2.5 out of 5.0 5th And Junipero, Carmel, CA
3.6/5 (976 reviews)

Clean, good wifi, great location and amenities in the room

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020
Carmel Wayfarer Inn
Carmel Wayfarer Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 4th Ave And Mission Ave, Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
3.1/5 (976 reviews)

Staff was extremely helpful and friendly. Room was very clean and spacious.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020
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