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26600 Oliver Road , Carmel, CA 93922 – Show map
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Outdoor Pool (seasonal), Grounds
Golf Course (within 2 miles)
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Vending Machine (drinks), Vending Machine (snacks), Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Fax/Photocopying
Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Heating
From 3:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! All children or adults stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One child under 2 years is charged USD 25 per person per night in a crib.
One older child or adult is charged USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
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Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
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This Carmel By The Sea bed and breakfast features early 1900 cottages each with a unique floor plan and set on 1.5 acres. Monterey Bay Boat Charters is 3.5 miles away.
Score from 807 reviews Good
This Carmel-by-the-Sea, California hotel offers free Wi-Fi in every room. The Monterey Peninsula Airport is a 15 minute drive from the hotel.
Score from 779 reviews Good
Just a 5-minute walk from restaurants and shops in downtown Carmel, this boutique hotel features a heated outdoor pool and a continental breakfast with fresh pastries.
Score from 607 reviews Very good
This quaint inn is located in the village of Carmel, within walking distance of many points of interest, and offers cozy accommodations, friendly service and many thoughtful amenities and services.
Score from 421 reviews Review score
location is great
musty interior, loud highway, hard beds, needs a pillow top cover or new beds and a bathroom remodel
It is a little shabby. Needs screens,paint, air conditioning. Got some stack gases from the laundry next door. Floor was spongy suggesting structural flaws.
the rustic theme...quite, peaceful, hiking trails
I was unable to fully enjoy my stay due to the smell of must and mildew...perhaps the rugs could be shampooed. The sink was filthy and could be cleaned and sanitized. Otherwise it was a nice room
Nice gardens by the cottages. Very peaceful
Where do I start? The dirty drapery didn't shut all the way, no A/A, the bed was hard the linen looked old and dirty. The whole room was dirty and set in 60's décor ( from the 60), old towels, furniture and TV seemed over 35 years old. The room and hotel needs to be updated.
Lagoon like courtyard and pool. Separate breakfast room near pool.
My room was clean with nice furniture. Each staff person I encountered was exceptional and accommodating to a fault. WiFi was a plus.
The inn is quite dated (television at least 10-12 years old; rug old and thin) and there were few amenities. The thermostat/heater/air conditioner did not work. Thin ceiling (could hear every footstep of upstairs unit).
Very quiet,bathroom was lovely,beds very comfortable.
There where no specific directions on how to access the property. It would be advisable to put the exact directions on the internet as using a sat nav brings you to a no entry.
What I like about the Carmel River Inn is the location and the quiet surrounding area along with the forest like setting. Also, it's close to Hwy "1" and that's an invitation to Big Sur. The rooms are clean and nice. The staff is friendly and very helpful. And there are some nice restaurants nearby.
The Wi-Fi can be better!
Cabin was set in a flower garden. It was a single unit with a kitchen, bathroom and bedroom. It had a really nice garden feel with a table and chairs for us to sit outside. It was just lovely, and very relaxing. We would love to go back. We would definitely stay in the cabins again.
They didn't have a regular sitting area, like a couch. They had a nice little table in the kitchen with two chairs. Only one chair in the bed area. We don't watch tv when we go places so it would have been nice to have a love seat instead of the tv stand. But it was such a great place. and the weather was so nice we sat outside.
They have a very friendly and accommodating staff. Everything we went up to the office to ask for they had for us or would get it for us. The place is very peaceful and quiet at night. I liked the location also, wish we had more time to check out the places around that area.
The wifi was pretty weak so it went slow but then you probably don't need to be on your wifi when in Carmel anyways, right?
The little cottages, cleanliness, comfort
One of the entrances to the inn was blocked by big chains. I was told that this is due to neighbours in the adjacent area who would not like the increased traffic. Therefore we had to drive around the block to get on CA1 highway and use that entrance. It is difficult to do this at night time especially when not familiar with the area. The only way we found out was by asking a neighbour walking his dog. The inn should have clear directions about access restrictions.
the gardens are nice and have good places to sit and a fountain even.
The cottages are old, updated but still not real nice, but very functional and have a funky appeal to them. We were very comfortable.
Enjoyed the scenery and the hotel grounds.
The lack of wifi in the property.
It's a very nice hotel especially for a long stay (equipped kitchen). The place is very cozy, but the bedroom is very small.
Rather far from town center. But this is not a problem if you drive a car.
Nice and clean
you can hear the traffic from highway 1
When arrived they never had a reservation for our room. This was either an issue with booking.com or the hotel. Either way they did have rooms and took care of us
The location was fine.
Hotel room was very old and dirty. Beds unconfortable , lots of dust and bugs in the shower. Was not a good stay. There was a pubic hair in the shower gel nasty!!!
- Spacious room - Little outside space
- Fireplace didn't work (gas fireplace - would not completely turn off, but would not turn on either) - Carpet old and dirty - Walls, furnishings - all old and need an update (not cute-old, but dirty-old) - Too far out of town - you have to drive or uber to dinner, breakfast, beach - everything
The location the cottage everything
Too bad they don't serve the breakfast
Good location (though easy to miss the turn) sweet cottages, will go again!
Very comfortable king size bed. Clean and relatively spacious kitchen with dishes and coffee maker.
Only little drawback is that the bathroom had no space to put toiletries, but it was a good size too.
Staff very pleasant, good location. Loved the cottage.
Too far from citycenter Too difficult to find the right entrance of the Hotel Beds too small
Price and location.
Needs some upgrading.
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