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Carmel River Inn

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for a few nights in a studio cabin with a kitchenette, everything was clean and well maintained but still had a touch of that rustic cabin feel. Staff was friendly and helpful, and even though you're close to a shopping center that's across the street, the hotel stays quiet and feels secluded tucked back from the main road.

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

We stayed in one of the cottages and it was perfect. Very well maintained, comfy bed, nice bathroom with whirlpool tub, very spacious. Private patio was nice and the gas fireplace was a welcome touch on the cool nights. The grounds are lovely and dog friendly. Short drive to downtown Carmel and beaches. Great access to highway to Monterey -...

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your cottage stay and that you were able to enjoy some relaxation. We do have very well maintained grounds and appreciate your kind words. Please come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a nice reasonably priced inn. Stayed in two different cottages one day apart. The property is in the process of renovating cabins. Our first night was in one of the yet to be remodeled cabins and I rate that 3 of 5. The second night we spent in a updated cottage that was really nice. I rate that...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great place to stop just outside of Carmel town centre. We asked to stay in the newly renovated rooms. These are great, nice little outdoor seating area plus lovely to hang inside with the fireplace, clean modern/stylish bed. One of the new rooms has a bunk bed for kids and the other didn't. Even dog friendly here which you'll find...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have returned to the cottages at Carmel River Inn repeatedly over the years and this gem just continues to become more beautiful . The cottages have become a place of rest and rejuvenation for myself and now members of my extended family.

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Kiley W, Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback! So glad you find rest and rejuvenation in our cottages! See you next time!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved my experience here. I stayed at one of the cottages and i seriously felt like i was living a disney fairytale. So cute and very snow white ish. Would recommend to anyone wanting to experience something unique

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Kiley W, Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We look forward to your return!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the stay, beautiful grounds. Perfect for the person who loves the individuality of Air Bnb rentals with the cleaning and hospitality practices of a hotel. Went for a weekend getaway with my significant other, but there were also families there! The coffee in the lobby was delicious. The main area of carmel was a couple minute drive--or an hour...

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Kiley W, Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Glad you enjoyed your stay!

Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While this is not the most luxurious resort in the Carmel area, it is the best value, hands down. Rooms are basic but comfortable, and the customer service is excellent. We had an issue with a noisy neighbor that was promptly resolved. We have stayed in five star hotels that have not been nearly as quick in attending to customers....

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Kiley W, Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! Look forward to your next visit!

Toronto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Neat place on the outskirts of Carmel. We chose the location as it was just off Highway 1. Small cabin with a king size bed and very clean. However the shower didn't work so we made a fast exit in the morning to take the Big Sur Hwy for the 26 miles we were allowed due to road closures. Not...

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Kiley W, Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay with us. We will share the information you have provided to our maintenance staff in regards to the shower issue. We hope to have you return to us soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked on the day and arrived quite late with our 5 month old baby. The front desk was so helpful and even upgraded us for free as one of the newly refurbished cottages was available. The cottage was immaculate, such a good nights sleep for all. Kitchen/ bathroom/ bed all fantastic. What a great find indeed

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Thank you for your comments! So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at the entrance of the stunning Big Sur coast, Carmel River Inn sits amid a pastoral river setting, providing guests with a basecamp to the adventurous areas around them and the opportunity to truly enjoy the natural surroundings of the Monterey Peninsula. Carmel River Inn offers guests two different experiences, our inn rooms suitable for a good night's sleep or a cozy cottage to unwind and relax, tucked into 10 acres of gardens, forests and meadows. If you have any questions about our facilities or services please contact us and we would love to tell you more! Front Desk is open 24 hours. Pet fee is $20 per pet, per day. Physical Address: 26600 Oliver Road Carmel, California, 93923 Most accurate address to use for GPS directions: Highway 1 at Carmel River Bridge Carmel, California 93923 ... more   less 

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Address: 26600 Oliver Rd, Highway 1 At Carmel River Bridge, Carmel, CA 93923-9219
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $176 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Carmel River Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Be prepared for furry rodents in your room. Protect your food, or keep it in the car.”
litameadows, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“Call and speak to the hotel if you want a specific cottage”
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“Dog friendly”
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“Everything was great. ”
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“Hotel is ok but cabins are great.”
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