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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great place. Very clean, spacey, with great design and an amazing atmosphere. I stayed in one of their renovated rooms, and it's very classy. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend this place, and will definitely visit again.

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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!

Modesto, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent staff. We were treated to Arthur's helpfulness and sense of humor. We walked to Mission Ranch for Sunday Brunch at Arthur's suggestion. Very peaceful at Carmel River Inn. Love the rusticity! And it's dog friendly although we didn't have my "girls" with us. Nikki let us pet her

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My partner and I have spent many nights at the Inn over the last 13 months. It's a good place to relax and unwind. The area is very quite (if you don't mind frogs croaking in the rain) and peaceful with the added bonus of being safe and close to everything you might want to do while in the area....

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

We are so glad you were able to get away and relax! Thanks for the kind review and we are glad you enjoyed the great local area. Please come back and see us again soon!

Buckeye, Arizona
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Quaint, comfortable, charming. Excellent staff and accommodations. Very, very pet friendly. We plan on returning. Being cabins/cottages it was very positively different. My wife loved the setting with flowers, walking paths, and trees everywhere.

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

We do love our pets here at Carmel River Inn and are glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for your nice feedback about our property and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went down for the Pebble Beach Pro Am and stayed here. By far the most reasonably priced hotel! Super friendly hotel staff and really pretty patio outside our room overlooking the river. Also, there's a safeway and starbucks across the street which was very convenient. Will definitely be staying here again next time!

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

We are so glad you stayed with us during the Pro Am! Thank you for the nice review and feedback. Please come back and see us the next time you need a Carmel getaway!

Mariposa, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Carmel River Inn is our favorite place to stay in Carmel.The cottage is modern, clean and in a beautiful setting. The bed is super comfortable and the spa bath is fantastic! This is our fourth time at the Inn and we will definitely return again! LOVE this place!!

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

Thank you! We are so glad that we are your favorite spot here in Carmel! We work hard to make sure our guests are taken care of and enjoying their stay, so thank you for your kind words. Please come back again soon!

Santa Clara, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an absolutely wonderful experience at Carmel River Inn. In all honesty we picked this location primarily due to its proximity to Pebble Beach and the affordability (and cute looking cottages). The service and quality exceeded my expectations! CHECK IN I was greeted by a very friendly gentleman with a kind genuine demeanor and great tips for the area....

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

We are sol glad you had such a wonderful experience staying with us! Thank you for the excellent review and we can't wait to welcome you back.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time staying at this property. We highly recommend it! It's conveniently located to the downtown Carmel area (5-7 min drive, maybe?), right across Hwy 1 from a shopping center in case you need anything, close to the Mission, Garland Park, etc. Awesome staff, equipped with a super cool (and cute) cat named Nicki, dog-friendly, and a...

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

We are in a great location and we are so glad you enjoyed your time here with us! Thank you for your feedback and review and we will pass along the nice words to our staff. Please come back and see us again soon!

Ventucky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome spot! Staff were all amazing and did a great job making us feel welcome. There were a few minor issues, due to some heavy weather happening, and we were promptly assisted, and even moved to another cottage, which was awesome! We had our dog with us, and the place is perfect for pets! Highly recomended! We will stay again!

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

What a fantastic review! We are glad you enjoyed our super location and your time staying with us. Thank you in advance for your recommendations to friends and family and we can't wait to welcome you back!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 

Additional Information about Carmel River Inn

Address: 26600 Oliver Rd, Highway 1 At Carmel River Bridge, Carmel, CA 93923-9219
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $143 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Carmel River Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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