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Hofsas House Hotel

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#21 of 25 Hotels in Carmel
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights whilst on a road trip. Carmel is really pretty, and the beach is beautiful. Having said this I would recommend it if you're on a budget! Hofsas was well priced for the area (most are extremely expensive imo), and a comfy bed to sleep in but unfortunately nothing special. We weren't expecting luxury...the breakfast...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed a comfy bed and drinks on the balcony at our Bavarian themed hotel. We want all of our guests to have a wonderful stay, especially when celebrating a honeymoon, and we're very sorry that was not your experience. We value your comments and thank you for taking the time to review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an old hotel that has not been updated at all. Room is small and dated. Bed has been around. Small old shower and shower head. (Hot and Cold reverse of dial). If you are on street level actually on 3rd floor of 4 stories. Ice and soft drinks on ground floor with no elevator...really. No room for ice...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're very sorry you didn't enjoy your stay at our hotel. We appreciate your comments as we look into all the reviews we receive to see where we can improve. Again, we apologize and hope sometime in the future you'll join us for a better experience.

Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stay a couple of days at the hotel, very clean, nice views, the staff very helpful. The hotel is a few blocks from the Main Street, bring comfortable shoes, this town is for walking. We ordered delivery pizza recommended at the hotel and was great. Highly recommend.

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're happy you chose to stay with us and had helpful service from our staff and nice views from you room! We appreciate you recommending us to others and hope to see you again sometime, thanks for the review!

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here one night in April. We received a warm welcome when we arrived and check in was quick and efficient. We made our way to our room which was easy to find. The room was very cute. I suppose a bit dated and old fashioned but that adds to the charm. The bathroom amenities were great. It's especially nice...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're so happy you chose to stay with us and enjoyed the location and charm of our Bavarian themed hotel! We appreciate you sharing your experience and look forward to seeing you again, thanks for the review!

Carmel, California
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I loved my stay of several days here at the Hofsas House, a historic site in the original Carmel. It sits high, perched up on a hill, so your room looks down toward the ocean ( amazing view for the sunset, especially with the fireplace setting a glow in your room ). I love my quiet, and this hotel thinks...

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Hofsas, Owner at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! We're so happy you and your pup enjoyed your stay at our boutique, family run hotel! We appreciate your kind words and for recommending us to others and we look forward to welcoming you both back again!

Chicago
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Wonderful hostess. Comfortable, smallish room. We carried a small breakfast tray back from the lobby to our room and enjoyed a leisurely continental breakfast. Loved this place. Perfect for walking tour of the town. Carmel is very hilly, be warned.

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

It's so nice to hear you loved staying with us and enjoyed a comfortable room and our friendly staff! We hope to see you again sometime, thank you for the review!

Brevard, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 April 2017

During a 10-day trip to CA and having stayed in three different chain hotels plus Hofsas House, we can say this was a welcome change if only for the uniqueness. Best thing about this place is that it's a convenient walk to town. Parking is limited, so if you find a spot don't move. We had a room with balcony...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're glad you chose to stay at our Bavarian themed hotel and enjoyed watching the sunset and had friendly service from our staff! We appreciate you sharing your experience and hope to welcome you back again. Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 26 March 2017

This was a cute enough place to spend a night on a road trip down Highway 1. Friendly staff and excellent, cozy breakfast in the reception area. As far as the room goes, it was pretty dated and we could hear a little too much noise from other guests outside.

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're glad you chose to stay with us and had friendly service from our staff and excellent breakfast. We appreciate your feedback about the noise level so we can see how to improve our guests experience. We hope you will join us again sometime, thank you for sharing your review.

Galiano Island, Canada
Reviewed 11 March 2017

the arrival was a bit rough as the directions to our room were confused. I had to go back to the desk twice to ask again. Schlepped our bags up 3 rickety flights of stairs and finally, to the room. The location of the room was great - a wonderful view. The furnishings were frilly and tired. Everything was clean...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're glad you had wonderful views and sorry about the confusion with the directions to your room, we will be using your feedback to improve our guests experience. Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, we hope to see you again sometime.

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed here 2 nights with my sister and we had a great stay! The room was very clean, beds were comfortable and breakfast was really good! The only negative were the thin walls, we could hear everything that it was going on on the room next to us :/ Other than that everything was great. Our check in was...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're happy you chose to stay with us and enjoyed a comfy bed and friendly service from our staff! We appreciate you sharing your experience and we hope to see you again, thank you for the review!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casual European elegance with the warmth of family hospitality, a boutique family-owned inn with 37 uniquely decorated, spacious rooms, many with ocean views in the village of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Other amenities include: continental breakfast, heated swimming pool, dry saunas, off-street parking, free wireless Internet access & some rooms dog friendly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hofsas House Hotel

Address: Between 3rd and 4th Avenues on San Carlos Street, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $200 - $352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hofsas House Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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#11 Family Hotel in Carmel
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“Ask for a street-level room with balcony (like #35)”
TuscanWino, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Higher rooms overlook the ocean and tree tops”
22jackt, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the oversized rooms for families.”
Sanfordandsons, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“V attractively decorated rooms near back of property had been the original cottage. Modern rooms also well equipped & comfortable.”
robinmQ4047SH, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Suggest top floor to avoid noise from rooms above you”
martintutt77, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
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