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Thornton
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Hidden gem of a B&B, steps away from a beautiful dog friendly beach, and most of all--friendly and very helpful staff. If you just want to spend a day or two totally relaxing on a beach, this is your place. There's lots of cute dogs that play on the beach also. They are mostly just passing by with their owners.

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ColonialTerrace, General Manager at The Colonial Terrace, responded to this review

Dear 815andrewo: Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review on your recent stay with us at the Colonial Terrace. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we really appreciate your kind words regarding our staff. We hope to see you again in the near future.

California
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We loved our stay at the Colonial Terrace Inn. The grounds are beautiful. Just a very short walk to the beach. A healthy 15 minute walk to town where there is an abundance of delightful shops and dining. The rooms are well appointed. Very clean and cozy. Great bed and bedding. Most helpful staff at all levels. We will definitely...

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ColonialTerrace, General Manager at The Colonial Terrace, responded to this review

Dear GrandmaCake: Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review on your recent stay with us at the Colonial Terrace. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and really appreciate your kind words regarding our property and our staff. We look forward to seeing you again trip to Carmel.

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We have stayed here numerous times, so much so that we consider it our "home" when we're in Carmel. We try to come at least once a year, and each time we are greeted as if we're family. The staff is so kind and accommodating, the rooms are immaculate and the beach is literally steps away. The (complimentary) breakfast in...

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ColonialTerrace, General Manager at The Colonial Terrace, responded to this review

Dear lwolfe1: Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review on your recent stay with us at the Colonial Terrace. We are so happy to hear that you consider the Colonial Terrace to be your “home” when you are visiting Carmel. We really appreciate your repeat business and your kind words regarding our staff and our...

Lake Forest
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My husband and I have been coming here for over 24 years....love the location, just a brief walk to the ocean...very quiet, scenic, and beautiful... the parking can be a bit difficult...otherwise, I highly recommend this B&B

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ColonialTerrace, General Manager at The Colonial Terrace, responded to this review

Dear barbarasW5680CT: Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review on your recent stay with us at the Colonial Terrace. We are so happy to hear that you have been coming to stay with us for the last 24 years! We really appreciate your repeat business and we are looking forward to seeing you again for...

Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

In a quiet location, the hotel is set in lovely grounds with easy access to the shore (beach visible) and a short walk to the town. We were very happy with Room 10 which was comfortable, large and had its own very nicely furnished terrace. Have to say, unfortunately, our friends room was smaller and less comfortable. Cold breakfast included...

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ColonialTerrace, General Manager at The Colonial Terrace, responded to this review

Dear froggy121: Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review on your recent stay with us at the Colonial Terrace. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our property and that you found our staff to be friendly and helpful. We are glad to hear that your jewelry made it back to you safe...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This place just wasn't charming or cute. The room was really small and the bathroom smelled moldy. It was alright for a budget inn...but not anything comfy or lovely for a romantic weekend away. The location was great...just a tiny walk from the beach. But I just wouldn't stay again, not for a weekend that's meant to be charming and...

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ColonialTerrace, General Manager at The Colonial Terrace, responded to this review

Dear jmntraveler: Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay with us at the Colonial Terrace. We are sorry to hear that our property did not meet your expectations. We do have other room types available that offer more space and ocean views that would be better suited for a more romantic getaway. We...

Milwaukee
Reviewed 17 October 2016

When planning my wedding in Carmel By The Sea, I knew that I wanted hotel accommodations that would make it easy for my husband and I to spend time with our guests. After seeing the grounds of the Colonial Terrace Inn and knowing how close it was to the ocean we decided that this would be our spot! We could...

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ColonialTerrace, General Manager at The Colonial Terrace, responded to this review

Dear I5143DVolivias: Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review on your recent stay with us at the Colonial Terrace. Congratulations on your marriage! We are so pleased to hear that you had such a wonderful time here during your very special occasion. We really appreciate your kind words regarding our staff. Your palm trees are...

Cincinnati, United States
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The Colonial Terrace was beyond what we could have ever imagined! It was the perfect location for the wedding party & family guests to prepare for the weekend's events. It also served as a relaxing gathering place for our family and friends. The staff met our every need! They even planted the extra two palm trees in their courtyard that...

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ColonialTerrace, General Manager at The Colonial Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Karen R: Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review on your recent stay with us at the Colonial Terrace. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit while celebrating such a special time for you and your family. Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff and thank you for...

Austin
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We stayed here on our first visit to Carmel, and found the accommodations to be everything we hoped for. Would definitely stay here again! Staff was friendly and addressed our needs throughout our stay without fail.

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ColonialTerrace, General Manager at The Colonial Terrace, responded to this review

Dear johncj1651BB: Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review on your recent stay with us at the Colonial Terrace. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we really appreciate your kind words regarding our staff. We are looking forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Wiesbaden, Germany
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel is located near the beach, it's outsides are charming. The lobby and breakfast room were closed due to repairs and temporarily relocated, where it felt a bit cramped at brakfast time. The staff was very attentive. The room was clean, but super super small. So was the bathroom. You couldn't really turn in the shower. On a rainy...

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ColonialTerrace, General Manager at The Colonial Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Stefan T: Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay with us at the Colonial Terrace. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our location next to the beach and our gardens. We also are happy to hear that you found our staff to be very attentive. We apologize for the inconvenience...

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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The Colonial Terrace Inn is a 3-Diamond hotel in Carmel with a charming collection of 26 rooms and suites, many with views of Carmel Bay spread among seven buildings and lush garden landscaping. ... more   less 

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Address: 13th and San Antonio Streets, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $204 - $519 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Colonial Terrace 3.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Try another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles edwardmW420YN, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No tips although a sea view would be my favorite.”
 of 5 bubbles mikematt1461, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request a larger room”
 of 5 bubbles froggy121, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room #6 - it is next to the housekeeping/storage room”
 of 5 bubbles ConnorsGrandma1212, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an ocean view room, but don't get stuck in room one of the end rooms. Make sure you SEE the room you book on their web site.”
 of 5 bubbles SLL009, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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