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Edgemere Cottages

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Orinda, California
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We have stayed at Edgemere once or twice a year for the past five years. Doug & Gretchen are wonderful hosts. The location is perfect, walking distance to town, but far enough away that it is very quiet and only 1/2 block to the beach. The cottages are so cute and roomy. We have stayed in all of them. They...

2Thank jagmech12
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 4 June 2016

This place is a wonderful and charming B & B. It is everything you would want from a stay. The place is a very close walk to a beautiful beach. However, I would caution those that want to walk to town regularly due to the distance. This is especially true if you are dressed nicely or are cold-natured. The cottage...

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Gretchen S, Manager at Edgemere Cottages, responded to this review

Living and working in Carmel-by-the-Sea is truly a wonderful experience. We are very happy to share our cottages with all who travel to Carmel. Thank you for noticing the details which always strive to provide for our guests. Our location hear Carmel beach means that you will almost always hear the waves while at our property.

Coral Gables, Florida
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This a a quintessential cottage B & B experience. The fully equipped two room French Chalet had a fireplace (wood and pre stoked) in main room and a thermostat controlled gas fireplace in bedroom. The uber congenial hosts present a great atmosphere and hearty/healthy breakfast. Carmel is a great, quaint and quiet locale. We will likely return and I can't...

1Thank Grant K
Gretchen S, Manager at Edgemere Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We truly try to have everything available for our guests to have an enjoyable and relaxing time in Carmel-by-the-Sea. our proximity to the beach makes the cottages so very fresh and relaxing.

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Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Our family of 4 stayed here for one night on our drive from San Fran to Los Angeles. Wow, the place is just gorgeous. Beautiful cottages in charming garden literally a stones throw from stunning Carmel beach. The restaurants are about 20 mins walk away, but the beach path takes you most of the way so no complaints! An easy...

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Gretchen S, Manager at Edgemere Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping at Edgemere Cottages for your quick visit through Carmel! We love to be a welcoming spot for your visit to California. We are always happy to share our little bit of paradise with visitors. We hope your enjoy the rest of your spring & summer adventures!

Reviewed 17 February 2016

We stayed in Carmel for the first time and absolutely LOVED this inn. The staff was super accommodating and helpful, even offering us beach chairs and towels to use down at the beach, (Which is literally 1 block away!) The location is amazing. Like mentioned above the beach is a short walk, only one block. We walked into town as...

1Thank Cecily W
La Jolla, California
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The location is perfect, just a few blocks from the beach and a short drive away from downtown Carmel. We stayed in the Devon Cottage, which was just adorable, with a kitchenette and even a gas fireplace! Breakfast is provided in the main house and was so yummy (homemade french toast, fresh fruit, and hot coco)! Would definitely recommend staying...

2Thank Kristina R
Los Gatos, CA
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Great value! Fabulous healthy and delicious breakfast you won't find anywhere else! Quiet, charming, well run small establishment that echoes the past; reminds one of an English country cottage. Proprietors friendly, helpful, and interested in making your visit memorable. Highly recommend for those not interested in a sterile environment. BTW, super clean!

1Thank LGmountains
Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We've visited Gretchen & Doug now four times and it's been a true home-from-home. They're extremely welcoming and their apartments are a relaxing and tranquil space not 50 steps from the stunning Carmel beach. Can't recommend it highly enough.

1Thank mark h
Monroe, Washington
Reviewed 14 November 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our 2-night stay at Edgemere Cottages - excellent breakfasts (especially yummy scones!), easy access to the beach, on a quiet street a few blocks from town center. We were in Devon cottage, which was perfect for a couple. Daughter and son-in-law were in Rosemont, which has a cozy living room and was great for gathering for a...

1Thank linda4travel
Los Osos, California
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The location is great being 2 blocks to the beach and less than 1/2 mile to the center of town. We stayed in the Devon cottage which is perfect for a couple. It has a kitchenette up a little flight of stairs and a gas fireplace. The property is owned and managed by Gretchen and Doug who were very gracious...

1Thank Gene H

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Edgemere Cottages is a small, romantic, pet-friendly, family-owned B&B located one block from Carmel Beach. On the grounds of a historic Carmel home built in the 1920s and now surrounded by lovely gardens. We provide a delicious, home-made breakfast cooked fresh every morning and served in our dining room. Our cottages are private and secluded and feature kitchenettes, high-definition TVs and DVDs and some have wood-burning fireplaces. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Edgemere Cottages

Address: San Antonio Avenue, between Thirteenth Avenue and Santa Lucia Street, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $237 - $430 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Edgemere Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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Carmel Cottages
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“There are three cottages. Ours had two beds and a pull-out, so could accommodate a family. It has a kitchen and seating for 4 for meals.”
travlingirl52, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Rosemont is the GREATEST!!!”
RomanticRoamer6, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“there are all equally beautiful cottages.”
samtogo, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The room we stayed in was in the main house. We still felt we had privacy here since there was separate entrance from the Patio area.”
861cecilyw, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Devon Cottage was just adorable!”
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772kristinar, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
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