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Vacaville, California
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We generally stay at this inn 2 to 3 times per year. It's centrally located off main street in Carmel's main street. Easy walking distance to all shopping and the ocean. The rooms have fireplaces. And seperate bedrooms. Continental breakfast is served in the lobby area. Thecrooms,are clean and,cozy. The hotel periodically offers during the week nightly discounts. They offer...

Thank AncientExplorer
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Four dear women friends enjoyed a weekend stay in what was really a small 3-bedroom, 2-bath home with living room and full kitchen ("Stephenson House"). We were celebrating two birthdays and thoroughly enjoyed the comfort, well-appointed kitchen, proximity to excellent restaurants (and the Ocean Street parade celebrating Carmel's anniversary), and the availability of a light, quick breakfast in a small...

1Thank dbehling2016
San Francisco
Reviewed 3 November 2016

My East Coast daughter booked Briarwood for our mother/daughter overnight adventure during her most visit. It was all that we hoped it would be. We arrived in the early evening, parked by our room, and walked to Ocean Street to explore the shops. Back to our room, with two huge, comfortable beds and a sitting area. After a solid night's...

Thank E-SFO
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The good: the young woman who checked me in was great. The bed was very comfortable. Location was great. Walking distance to most everything. The bad: most everything else. Other than the person who checked me in, the staff was uncommunicative, bordering on rude. Room was smelly. Bathroom tiny. "Breakfast"???.... Bagel and coffee. Hard boiled egg if you asked for...

3Thank Marilyn B
Long Beach
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Cute B&B. The breakfast could have been better because it only consisted of bagels, apples, oranges, yogurt and hard boiled eggs. Muffins and toast would have been nice if they didn't provide a cooked breakfast. We had a great room at a fair price with a king bed, fireplace and living room. Slow internet. Easily walk to shops and restaurants....

Thank frannyLongBeach
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Our room felt like an upgraded cabin. It was a good size, especially for inns in Carmel, with a sitting area. We had a bottle of wine waiting and friendly service. The bed was nothing to write home about, but it wasn't horrible. This place is perfect walking distance to almost everything in town. Tip: Look for specials that pop...

1Thank 7Rutherfords
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great place. Friendly staff, clean comfortable rooms. Location is spot on. Only suggestion would be a cooked breakfast. If claiming to be a B&B, the second B (usually) means cooked. Well it does for nearly all other parts of the world. Croissants and fruit doesn't really cut it. Breakfast room tiny. All that said, very happy with the stay.

1Thank tassiedevil93
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We just completed a 10-day swing in California and this was our nicest lodging. There were four adults in room #51, which is a spacious and lovely-appointed two-bedroom, two-bath suite with a full kitchen. It is not cheap ($900, tax included for two nights), but we all felt it was well worth the money. I don't think we could stay...

1Thank Bonnie R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We stayed in the large 3 bedroom Stephensen House and it was just what we needed for our family. The house has everything you need and the location is great- a short walk to the main shops in Carmel and close to a lot of good restaurants. We really enjoyed our stay here. Unfortunately I cannot give 5 stars due...

1Thank SKIRK007
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Not a bad choice if you pay half of what we were taken for. Building(s) typical for Carmel but amenities just don't match the price. For $200 (weekdays) I expected better than a bagel and coffee for breakfast at a "Bed & Breakfast". We could hear neighbor coming up the stairs late at night and then her entire phone conversation...

2Thank McBubby

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Briarwood Inn

Address: San Carlos Street, Between Fourth and Fifth avenues, P.O. Box 5245, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $203 - $384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Briarwood Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“The Inn has a wide variety of room sizes and rates. Check the website carefully.”
  • We decorated the living room for a birthday party.
 of 5 bubbles dbehling2016, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floor unit”
 of 5 bubbles tassiedevil93, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Review other Carmel options”
 of 5 bubbles McBubby, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the suite up front. Cannot remember room number.”
 of 5 bubbles 206bruceb, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seem to be well appointed, reasonably priced and very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles cameron1938, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
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