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Vigo, Spain
Reviewed 28 August 2014

I went there with a friend for two nights and we chose it because of the price. It was one of the few that we could afford, and we really wanted to visit Carmel. The location is great, a 5 minutes drive away from the centre and 10-15 minutes from Monterrey. The facilities consist in several cabins (some with little...

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Bedworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2014

We only stayed here for one night during our California road trip, but it was a pleasant little place. The room had all modern facillities and was a good size, The bungalows/cabins are spaced out nicely and there is a parking space outside each one. Breakfast was nice and delivered to your door. The location is just on the edge...

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County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

'Resort' definitely doesn't describe this place.we booked a cottage with fire and got a wooden shack with a plug in something, it might have been an electric fire but the heat in the 'cottage' meant we didn't need it, obviously no air conditioning.needs major overhaul. I would not recommend it.wont even mention the breakfast. Couldn't wait to leave. On a...

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1Thank Ger D
Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2014

We had a comfortable room which was well equipped - iron, ironing board, hair dryer, coffee machine (although the coffee was weak). It was good to be able to park the car outside the room. Breakfast delivered to your door sounded good but yogurt, a banana and a muffin was not great. We set off walking into town for dinner...

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2Thank Julie C
Creswick, Australia
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Our corner half a cottage was clean , the bed comfortable and the missing aircon was not needed. A very long walk into the town centre where parking is at a premium. Breakfast basket kept us going until lunchtime. Old style buildings in need of a make-over. Off street parking was a plus.

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Thank Alan H
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 June 2014

The rooms are small but comfortable and clean. There is no airconditioner however we didn’t need cooling at the time we stayed and had a good sleep - may not be the case in summer. The breakfast is fairly poor. It is a long walk to shops or the beach, but the price is low and reflects the location.

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Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 18 June 2014

This resort was $195 per night, which I realize by Carmel standards is a bargain. The positive things were the cottages were cozy and the breakfast delivered to your door was great. The negatives were the smell in the cottage--a cross between cigarettes and that "old" smell, no screens on the windows, and thus, bugs flying in. The walls had...

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Thank Jelis55
Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

Pros: Very comfy bed with lovely cosy sheets and blankets. Clean sheets and towels. Low price compared to other similar places. Own parking space. Cute individual 'cottages'. Nice breakfast hamper delivered to the door (muffin, pastry, 2x yoghurts, fruit, 2x juice cartons). Short drive to Carmel (very sweet, quaint village\town, nice beach and shops) Cons: Very out dated decor but...

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1Thank Theodore F
Lake Grove, Ny
Reviewed 7 June 2014

We weren't expecting much based on the fact that we paid $100 for the one night we were in Carmel. The cottages are roomy enough but they need to get a better decorator. The bedding and chair fabric was from out of the 60's. We were traveling with another couple and we both had the same deal ($100) a night....

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 2 May 2014

Aside from the fact that I was utterly disarmed by the charming seaside town of Carmel, I enjoyed my one night stop at the Carmel Resort Inn. With it's little fireplace and complementary breakfast basket, it was a great price and quite comfortable. The staff were friendly also.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carmel Resort Inn is a unique and truly affordable B&B offering a collection of old fashioned "artists" cottages once belonging to individual land owners. Some as old as 100 years, each of these hand crafted cottages have different floor plans and early 1900's construction. It's all part of the original Carmel charm that makes CRI and the village of Carmel-by-the-Sea a charming and yet popular place for visitors from around the world! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carmel Resort Inn

Address: Carpenter Avenue between First & Second, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $103 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Carmel Resort Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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