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Located in scenic Carmel, this B&B features rooms and suites with free Wi-Fi and a wood-burning fireplace. Pebble Beach is 1.9 mi away. Free guest parking is available. A flat-screen cable TV and a DVD player are provided in each guest room at Carmel Garden Inn. A refrigerator is also included in each room. Private bathrooms come equipped with a bath or shower and a hairdryer. Select rooms have a garden view. This pet-friendly B&B is 2.5 mi from Point Lobos State Reserve and 1.1 mi from Carmel Mission. San Jose International Airport is 56 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Carmel, this property has an excellent location score of 9.3!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
and
1 sofa bed
2 queen beds
1 queen bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
9.0
Value for money
8.3
Location
9.3
Free WiFi
8.3
High score for Carmel
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  • Jennifer
    United States of America United States of America
    I chose Carmel Garden Inn because it was so highly rated by others, its price point was fantastic, and it was walking distance to the beach. In addition to the very friendly staff, in particular Jen, I was pleasantly surprised by the breakfast...
  • K
    Kay
    United States of America United States of America
    We have stayed with you in the past. So I reserved 2 rooms for my daughter's family with 4 children when they were visiting California. They loved it and the teen girl said it was adorable and like sleeping in a fairytale😊
  • Dell
    United States of America United States of America
    Quiet and convenient location on the edge of the commercial district. Excellent breakfast choices! Pleasant and friendly staff.

Managed by Curtis

Company review score: 9.6Based on 824 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

In 1966, I bought my first motel. In 1976, I became a real estate broker specialing in selling hotels, motels and Inns in Central California. Since then I have owned and operated 17 Inns (15 in the Monterey Peninsula) and sold more than 250. My friends ask "Julian. You have plenty of money. Why not enjoy life and retire." I tell them I am enjoying life as never before by being here at our Inn, surrounded by the love and appreciation of our staff and our guests. I am 71 now. The Carmel Garden Inn is not only the best Inn I have ever owned, but the staff is the best I have ever been privileged with whom to work. Most of all, our guests are the finest I have ever known. I have often said the more one gives, the more one gets. Susan, Mary, Betty, Dennis, Curtis and I give every day... and get every day. What a wonderful way to live.

Property info

When we bought our Inn in March 2013, we made several important decisions. 1. Keep all ten wood burning fireplaces in our ten rooms. 2. Purchase the finest beds, bedding/linens available. 3. Install an on site laundry to insure the best quality preservation of the bedding/linens. 4. Create really special gardens/sitting areas. 5. Fill the gardens with hundreds of special plants, each labeled with its own name plate. 5. Make all food prepared in our kitchen from scratch using special recipes and carefully selected ingredients. 6.Create a bistro dining area for our breakfasts and have a daily wine party...not just ok wine, cheese...fine wine from the Sonoma Valley, good cheese, home made garlic beet hummus, smoked salmon spread, galic bean dip, home made lemon bars and short bread cookies with rosemary from our garden. 7. Hire mature staff, well versed in travel with excellent cookings skills, world traveled, high quality individuals who understand and appreciate making staying at our Inn an "experiecnce" for our guests, not just a place to stay and sleep. Our reviews reflect the success of our efforts. We welcome you to join us in the fun and joy of being in Carmel.

Language Spoken

English

Area info

Amenities of Carmel Garden Inn
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Happy hour
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
    Off-site
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Windsurfing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Fireplace
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
    Services
    • Pet bowls
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Private check-in/out
    • Concierge
    • Fax/Photocopying
    • Express check-in/out
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    General
    • Smoke-free property
    • Hypoallergenic room available
    • Hardwood or parquet floors
    • Heating
    • Private entrance
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Carmel Garden Inn takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

    Check-out

    Until 11:00 AM

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in

    Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Carmel Garden Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking

    Smoking is not allowed.

    Pets

    Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Cancelations received within 30 days and prior to 3 days from arrival are subject to a USD 25 cancelation fee. Cancelations received within 3 days of arrival are charged the first night’s stay.

    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.

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

    FAQs about Carmel Garden Inn

    • Guests staying at Carmel Garden Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Vegetarian
      • Gluten-free

    • The prices at Carmel Garden Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Room options at Carmel Garden Inn include:

      • Suite
      • Double

    • Carmel Garden Inn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Snorkeling
      • Diving
      • Fishing
      • Canoeing
      • Windsurfing
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)
      • Happy hour
      • Temporary art galleries
      • Walking tours

    • Check-in at Carmel Garden Inn is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Carmel Garden Inn is 1,500 feet from the center of Carmel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.