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Tickle Pink Inn

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2013

WOW! Tickle Pink Inn is just fantastic. We had an ocean view room and what a view. Spectacular location, setting and views. The room was simply breath taking. They pride themselves on the sleep quality and we had the best 2 nights sleep in the most comfortable, soft, squishy bed and pillows ever. The sound sleep box was greatly appreciated....

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 August 2013

My husband and I recently celebrated our anniversary here. It was our first trip to Carmel, and we were delighted with the Tickle Pink Inn. The location is spectacular, set high in the hills with an unbelievable view of the ocean. We especially appreciated the lovely champagne and chocolate treat, which we enjoyed as we watched a beautiful sunset. The...

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Reviewed 10 August 2013

The Tickle Pink was my choice for a getaway after six months of medical treatments. I had stayed here 35 years ago and I couldn't forget the view, the quiet and the ocean air. I was SORELY disappointed. The view is still here but the quiet is gone. This inn's structure hasn't changed much in 35 years and the environs...

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Mike K, Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

This title referencing a "pig" is, we can assure you, something that we thought we'd never see...and one that our staff took very personally. Yes, we are a small and intimate Inn, and yes we have been here a long time, but we are constantly making efforts to upgrade our building and amenities in keeping with our location. Air conditioning...

Denver
Reviewed 3 August 2013

You can't go wrong here! From the minute you arrive, you are treated well. The rooms are lovely, with spacious balconies and comfortable chairs both in the rooms and on the balconies. Seagulls come to visit on the balcony. The bathroom counter is very small - bring a hanger for toiletries - I was able to use the windowsill for...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 29 July 2013

I would give it 6 stars if I could. Just an incredibly great hotel in a breathtaking setting. Nightly wine & cheese was fantastic. Perfect anniversary destination. It will be an experience you will never forget. It is...the most romantic place in the world. Stay thirsty my friends.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Tickle Pink Inn is an older property that is well maintained with an eclectic feel. This Inn sits on cliff over looking the ocean. There is complimentary champagne, breakfast and a cheese reception. We had access to the hot tub and a fireplace in out room (#34). We were just a short drive to downtown Carmel. Carmel is such a...

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Murrieta, CA
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Not sure what we can say that hasn't already been said. Yes the parking lot is small and hard to navigate ........ as are all lots in Carmel. Yes the wines are not top shelf but are certainly better than average. Breakfast.....while not a full breakfast certainly enough for most. All in all this place is awesome. We were in...

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Los Gatos
Reviewed 27 July 2013

I booked this hotel for 3 nites as a birthday surprise for my husband. It was everything I read about and more. Small Boutique style hotel. Wonderful staff and we had a suite overlooking the rugged cove. We were in #30 with a living rm, fireplace (used it each nite) Jacuzzi and patio. Beautiful room!! Loved the wine/cheese reception each...

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Modesto, California, United States
Reviewed 27 July 2013 via mobile

The staff was very pleasant, helpful, and cheerful. The property was well kept and clean. The view from room 11 was of the canyon and ocean. Very nice to watch the fog roll in and out every few minutes. The patio where the wine and cheese reception was held was heated and the "wind block" windows surrounding it were incredibly...

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Culpeper VA
Reviewed 24 July 2013

My wife and I were exhausted from a long day driving up the coastal highway and were just looking for a place to sleep. In truth, when I saw the name of the hotel, I was expcting some remnant of the 1950's, so the actual experience was quite a shock. As was the price, but we were tired and I...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Carmel oceanfront hotel dramatically situated above the rocky coastline that stands at the gateway to world-famous Big Sur. Let yourself be pampered with every amenity…from cozy European bedding and private decks with sweeping views to homemade breakfast pastries and an evening wine & cheese reception with soothing classical music. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tickle Pink Inn

Address: 155 Highland Drive, Carmel, CA 93923-9601
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $308 - $800 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Tickle Pink Carmel
Tickle Pink Bed Breakfast
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#3 Family Hotel in Carmel
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“ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles 122howardr, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All are good. The suites are roomier and have working fireplaces.”
 of 5 bubbles AnnC698, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“As stated above Cove View room was spectacular (as well as private and quiet).”
 of 5 bubbles ASeasonedTraveler060, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an Ocean View room if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles H9289ACmatthews, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles lncarter2017, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
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