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Tickle Pink Inn

#1 of 25 Hotels in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a unique property. Stay here if you get the chance. It's location outside Carmel proper is a plus as is the view from the bluff overlooking the Pacific. Not really good for kids. Rooms have been continuously updated and are extremely well appointed. Professional and courteous staff. A great place to stay.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was a very charming inn with a gorgeous view of the Carmel coastline. The customer service was excellent and overall it was a positive experience. Only lost a star because it is somewhat outdated- felt a little bit like staying in fancy grandma's bedroom...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

I am glad that your overall experience was a positive one. We describe our decor as Country French, I am sorry it was not to your liking but do appreciate your input. We hope you will think of us the next time you are in the area.

Glendora, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here on our honeymoon and recently retuned to celebrate our 50th anniversary. The location, amenities and service are outstanding. Our suite with a fireplace overlooked the ocean with an amazing view. The staff went out of their way to make our stay perfect starting with a bottle of champagne, chocolates and beautiful roses. The continental breakfast had a...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

Happy Anniversary! I am glad to hear that you had an enjoyable stay. Please don't wait so long for your next visit.

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My mother loved this hotel years ago, so I decided to bring my daughter here for a couple of days as we traveled in and around San Francisco. I am so glad we did! The location perched upon a bluff is great, the views fabulous and the accommodations perfect in every way. It is quaint and unassuming, warm, friendly, and...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

Many of our guests have made staying at the Tickle Pink Inn a family tradition. I am in hopes that this will be the case with your family. We look forward to seeing you all soon.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Tickle Pink Inn has to rank among the top three lodgings I have ever known. The location is marvelous, high on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. From the balcony of our room, #10, on the south end of the upper level, we looked out on a beautiful cove to the south, the open sea to the west, and hillside...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

I am glad that you enjoyed the view from Room #10. It is one of our Cove View Rooms which many of our guests actually prefer over our Ocean View Rooms. Thank you for your input regarding our breakfast, we will take this into consideration. I am in hopes that your wife is doing well and we look forward to...

Randolph, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Of all the hotels in all of the world that I have been to this ranks at the top! The location is simply unbeatable, the rooms are great and come in various levels of luxury. The staff is friendly and provide a wine and cheese reception. I dream of going here and it will always be on the top of...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

We are happy that you had an enjoyable experience here with us. Thank you for your review and we look forward to your return visit.

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent in every way, the warm welcome when I booked from the UK on the phone, the warm greeting when we arrived, the lovely staff, the beautiful rooms, the views, the afternoon wine and cheese, brilliant breakfast, free high speed WiFi, free DVD's - just everything... I cannot recommend the Tickle Pink Inn highly enough. I would give it 6...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. I am happy that you enjoyed all that the Inn has to offer. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent view, boutique hotel, even thought is fully booked but quiet and peaceful . It's worth to stay here rather than next door . House wine and selected cheese are amazing , great restaurant . Recommended for sure

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

Our wine and cheese reception is very popular with our guests. I am in hopes that you were able to enjoy our expanded continental breakfast as well. We hope to see you soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly welcoming staff, delightful room, great views and a very enjoyable breakfast. The sparkling wine just after we arrived was a wonderful treat which added a little extra to a lovely experience.

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that your stay was an enjoyable and lovely experience. Please think of us the next time you are in the area.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My stay with my fiancee was fantastic at the Tickle Pink Inn! Fantastic view, lovely room, and delicious wine and cheese event before dinner each night. Not sure there is a better place to stay at in Carmel and hope I have the chance to come back

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

Congratulations! We are happy that you had a nice visit and hope to see you again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Carmel oceanfront hotel dramatically situated above the rocky coastline that stands at the gateway to world-famous Big Sur. Let yourself be pampered with every amenity…from cozy European bedding and private decks with sweeping views to homemade breakfast pastries and an evening wine & cheese reception with soothing classical music. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tickle Pink Inn

Address: 155 Highland Drive, Carmel, CA 93923-9601
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $320 - $831 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Tickle Pink Carmel
Tickle Pink Bed Breakfast
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#3 Family Hotel in Carmel
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“Most any room should have a great ocean view.”
348wendellk, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Corner suites have ocean views”
trescrazycats, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“the staff will help you select the perfect room for your wants and needs”
550sidneyb, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Just stay there if you are in the area!”
Soskis, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms are beautiful but some with better rooms than others.”
Maureen0511, 1 May 2017 | Read review
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