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Bountiful, Utah, United States
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46 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For the price of the hotel in Carmel by the Sea this place is adequate. When I first walked in I wondered what on earth I had done! I wasn't sure I had made a good decision and contemplated on going elsewhere. The redeeming factor was the bed was comfortable, other than that I am afraid I can't say too... More 

Thank Trish B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If I could give it less than a 1 I would. No air street in cottage blocked with road construction very noisy. No offer to move us. Cannot stay in room because of jack hammer and beeping front end loader. Sitting in office to be away from the noise. Desk clerk said they did not let her know they were... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

See the posted photo, need I say more? Open hole full of cobwebs and caked on dust where the bathroom light is. There's barely any more water pressure to the shower, so little that you freeze while trying to shower! We found hair in our sheets, the towels were stored on top of the toilet, and the place looked overall... More 

Thank Laura J
Santa Monica
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stayed here during the car show weekend in Monterey. Because that is a big event, this was the only hotel available. My husband saw that the reviews weren't very good, but because of the cost (I jut got the credit card bill and it was $1200 for the weekend) he thought it couldn't possibly be that bad! Well, it... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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68 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Ok this is the moment when you walk in your room and your husband and son look at you and say... The reviews were ok on this place? So I forgot to check I was going so fast- one review is right- you do get what you pay for in Carmel, and Carmel is expensive and this place isn't so...... More 

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92 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I've been reading the reviews. Come on people, reality check. Carmel is an expensive place to stay in as it's a tourism mecca. In comparison, Carmel Resort Inn offers more affordable accommodation. I was pleasantly surprised. It's spacious, our cabin was clean and had everything we needed. It's a short and pleasant walk from the centre of town. The breakfast... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This place is in the heart of beautiful Carmel and could be very nice..... if the owners would invest some money into updating it. However, it is very run down and I would never stay here again. This is one of the few places that my wife and I felt uncomfortable staying in. It was old, outdated and dirty. The... More 

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Bridal Veil, Oregon
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86 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Plus: Clean beds. Large rooms. Good location on a quiet street. Minus: Rude staff. Does not honor advertised promises (i.e. Breakfast). Mold and bugs in rooms. Terrible parking arrangements (car got blocked in when next guest parked in their spot). Rooms are not accessible. And staff was rather rude about a service animal.

Thank Karie J
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We checked into the hotel and were assigned a room (Stevenson) that was truly uninhabitable. It was dirty, smelled moldy, the carpet had recently been pulled up and the "wood" floor underneath was unfinished. There was molding falling off of the baseboards. The bed frame was too big for the mattress. Something had been mounted on the wall in the... More 

Thank Matt R
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Nice, comfortable and simple cottage with parking. It was perfect for us. Had good service, close to stores and restaurants at Carmel. Just a few blocks and easy access to beach. Entrance to pebble beach also a few blocks. Pet friendly beach.

Thank mjere

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carmel Resort Inn is a unique and truly affordable B&B offering a collection of old fashioned "artists" cottages once belonging to individual land owners. Some as old as 100 years, each of these hand crafted cottages have different floor plans and early 1900's construction. It's all part of the original Carmel charm that makes CRI and the village of Carmel-by-the-Sea a charming and yet popular place for visitors from around the world! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carmel Resort Inn

Address: Carpenter Avenue between First & Second, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $112 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Carmel Resort Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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