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Carmel Wayfarer Inn

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San Francisco
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I decided to stay at the Wayfarer Inn because I was in Carmel for one night only over a weekend, and almost all places I checked had a 2-night minimum for a weekend. I was expecting it to be a decent enough place but I was pleasantly surprised that it was a little more than decent. I am sure there...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The online posted photographs are misleading so is the 3 star rating. 0 stars would be a more realistic rating. This hotel is way overpriced for what it is. The bed had headboard that was hanging on the wall, a painted piece of plywood attached to the walls serving as a night stand, outdated furniture, and a dresser serving as...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Wayfarer inn is a charming place even though it's in an urgent need of a restoration. The staff was welcoming and friendly and the room very spacious. The downside, as already listed, was the slightly moldy smell. It's a good place for a family vacation, for an afordable price.

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Rocklin, California
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We decided to try a new dog hotel in Carmel this season (note to self: don't change what works), but to our consternation this hotel didn't measure up. First, there are only seven parking spots for fifteen rooms. We were lucky in that we were able to nab a spot the day we checked in, but we had to drive...

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I have been staying at the Wayfarer Inn here in Carmel, Ca. since this past Monday evening. Wow! What a deal!! The room is super clean, with a view of the ocean. Lovely grounds, a filling continental breakfast, and ample parking options. I would stay here again without hesitation. An excellent choice for any traveler!! My dog loved it, too.

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Twinsburg, Ohio
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed at Carmel Wayfarer Inn for several days for a family wedding .... January 2017... reviews weren't all that good and I'm not sure why .. rooms were dated but nice, clean and quaint! Members of our family stayed in a couple of different places and The Wayfarer Inn was as nice if not nicer. Close to everything and front...

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Thank Gayle D
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This was the worst hotel of our West Coast Trip. We arrived late in the night, they had prepared a key for us and the route to our room which I thought was very thoughtful. When we arrived in the room, the lamps did not work, the TV also did not work after switching the channel once and our electrical...

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Woombye, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2017

My partner and I were driving along the coast road and decided to stop here....we had stopped at loads of motels on our travels in December and had made good closes up until then....I rang up and spoke to a man who was helpful. I then met him face to face and he was helpful in telling us places to...

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I never like to give a negative review of a place but this time I feel that I owe other travelers an honest warning about the Carmel Wayfarer Inn. Check-in was efficient and friendly but it went downhill from there. When I walked into the room I knew I had made a mistake in choosing by price. I was expecting...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Great location in heart of Carmel. That is all this inn has going for it. Deferred maintenance is it's most obvious trait, followed by a need for a major purchase of new mattresses and pillows. The scarred furniture should have been replaced 30 years ago. The room reeked of musty carpet and fabrics. The heater in the bathroom was from...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
English styled country Inn with rooms and suites, ocean views, garden and patio; quiet area three blocks from the village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carmel Wayfarer Inn

Address: 4th Avenue & Mission Street, PO Box 1896, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $147 - $498 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Carmel Wayfarer Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room #16 can't be beat.”
 of 5 bubbles stephenknauer, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a clean room that doesn't smell musky”
 of 5 bubbles drclaz, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay in courtyard. It's quaint.”
 of 5 bubbles Lindainvegas, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you get a room with opening windows if it's hot.”
 of 5 bubbles andyh642016, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Do not rent #1 until it is demolished and rebuilt”
  • One of several broken shutters in Room #1
  • History of prior guests writtne in the carpet, with a trippy lump waiting to snag you.
  • I hope the GFi works, this is right above the sink...
  • Very strategic stain gives me the willies...I sat on a sheet...
  • The aforementioned lump: did the installers hide a snake under here?
  • The strange little
 of 5 bubbles jonhartz, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
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