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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Only six Cottages. Very charming and peaceful. Not a typical Hotel. Old but clean. Our cottage was an artist studio at one time. A true Carmel experience. You can walk to everything in downtown Carmel.

Thank daveannes
Canton, Texas, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 April 2016

this was the last leg of a 6 day, 3 hotel trip up the PCH from LA. we liked this place and will be back. having the continental breakfast delivered to the room was nice and the happy hour at the Lamp Lighter was nice as well.

Thank Shawn S
Brooklyn, New York
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

We had a FANTASTIC time here in the Garrett Loft while staying in Carmel-by-the-Sea. The room was perfect and cozy with a gas fireplace, breakfast was delivered to our door in the morning with a smile, a short walk to the beach...the whole dang town is as charming as you could hope (like staying in a fairytale village)! Will very... More 

Thank Jen G
Danville, California
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 December 2015

My family recently stayed at the Forest Lodge in the combination of Dali/Westin rooms and had a wonderful time. The rooms are spotless, the staff is so welcoming and accommodating; especially Eliso who really took such great care of us; and the grounds are so pretty! We would highly recommend !

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34 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

We were recommended the Garret Loft room at Forest Lodge as a perfect place to stay in Carmel especially when travelling with a child/teenager. This room runs the whole length of the loft and also has a wee annex with a single bed reminiscent of the Harry Potter cupboard but it's the 5 star version! The welcome at the main... More 

1 Thank amvAberdeen
Cortland, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Forest Lodge is in a busy area but it feels very private. The room was very clean. The landscape looked beautiful, I do landscape design in NY so that is something I pay close attention to. The staff was friendly and went out of their way to make our stay perfect.

1 Thank Al P
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

My husband and I recently stayed at the Forest Lodge in Carmel and our experience was nothing short of wonderful. We did not have a reservation anywhere but in walking around downtown we came upon their sister lodge, The Lamp Lighter Inn. Peggy was at the front reception desk and although they did not have any rooms left she was... More 

Thank jjones512
Kingsburg, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2015

First visit to Carmel, with dog and friend. Extended stay extra night because of the beautiful and quiet surroundings, market/deli across the street, breakfast delivered, pleasant and efficient staff, comfotable accomodations, and easy walking distance to everything (Carmel Plaza across the street and every Friday there is a live band). For a mature woman who walks with a cane, the... More 

Thank travelingGibson
Bemus Point, New York
1 review
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Perfect location for exploring Carmel. Very gracious staff and quaint accommodations. We were glad we stayed at Forest Lodge because the location was quiet yet close enough to all the activity around all the beautiful shops and restaurants in Carmel. Would definitely return for another visit!

Thank hansiauer
West Orange, New Jersey
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

I was a tad underwhelmed by Forest Lodge. The location was great, as it was close to the restaurants and shops of downtown Carmel. It was quite a hike to the beach, though, and uphill on the way back. The layout of the cottages was very cute and lit up with lots of string lights at night, which I really... More 

1 Thank addie_dog

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An old lodge with a new begining. The lodge is located downtown Carmel on Ocean Ave. A unique Inn recently remodeled using local materials and as much reclaimed product as we could. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forest Lodge

Address: Corner of Ocean Ave & Junipero, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $275 - $370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“If you want to be on Ocean Ave in Carmel, this or the Lamp Lighter is a great choice”
 of 5 bubbles ShawnS599, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Web site is really good for details on the variety of accommodation available”
 of 5 bubbles amvAberdeen, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you are handicapped be sure to let them know. Both Weston and Dali were easily accessible for me with a cane.”
 of 5 bubbles travelingGibson, 30 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Unerstand it is close to roads, but quiets down at night.”
 of 5 bubbles toddp557, 17 Jan 2015 | Read review
“I would think any of the rooms/suites at Forest Lodge would be enjoyed! Ours had a separate bedroom, huge living room/kitchenette and huge bathroom. I think most of the others are one room, but all looked wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles dlmaiocca, 7 Jan 2015 | Read review
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