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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We stayed in the large 3 bedroom Stephensen House and it was just what we needed for our family. The house has everything you need and the location is great- a short walk to the main shops in Carmel and close to a lot of good restaurants. We really enjoyed our stay here. Unfortunately I cannot give 5 stars due...

2Thank SKIRK007
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Not a bad choice if you pay half of what we were taken for. Building(s) typical for Carmel but amenities just don't match the price. For $200 (weekdays) I expected better than a bagel and coffee for breakfast at a "Bed & Breakfast". We could hear neighbor coming up the stairs late at night and then her entire phone conversation...

2Thank McBubby
Palm Bay, Florida
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Found this wonderful B&B by recommendation of another hotel which was full. The front desk clerk, Augustina was so helpful and accommodating. Our room was a spacious suite. Very clean and comfortable. The Briarwood was very close to restaurants and shops, so we were able to explore This quaint town. We would definitely visit here again.

Thank Bruce B
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Rooms vary in size, from quite small to spacious suites and all have been converted from prior homes or apartments. But, even the smallest room has a king bed and is comfortable for a couple. Furnishings are tasteful and comfortable. Amenities are all modern: Bathrooms (small rooms are shower only); Flat-screen HD TV; Free WiFi; Coffee maker; Etc. The free...

Thank Audi45
Irvine, California
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

As far as bed and breakfasts are concerned I would give this 2 stars because our room was tiny! There was such limited space and the bathroom was so small, I couldn't shave my legs in the shower. Out neighbors really liked their room and said it was roomy and breezy. It was very hot and stuffy in room #45....

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Benicia, California
Reviewed 3 April 2016

BUYER BEWARE!! I've been a returning customer of the hotel for the last seven years. BUT the treatment I've received the last couple of times I've stayed has prompted this to be my last. There is NO consideration for loyalty at all, much less honesty. I paid top price, (almost $900.00) for two nights!! (Outrageous) for my stay while my...

2Thank skg4458
BriarwoodCarmel, Manager at Briarwood Inn, responded to this review

Dear Previous Guest, We are very sorry about any miscommunication that recently occurred. The staff at the Inn cares very much about our guests and we work hard to make sure everyone has a wonderful time while staying with us! To clarify things, the reservation made for your party was booked initially through our online reservation system for two adults...

San Diego
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We had a living social voucher so the price was excellent for Carmel. The location was very near downtown and we enjoyed walking around, dining, and drinks. The inn was a bit dated however our room was spacious and clean. The bathroom a bit small but it served the purpose. George was especially accommodating and friendly. The continental breakfast was...

Thank SanDiego333
Manhattan Beach, California
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Rating: ½ Star We stayed in this B&B for one night and although the room and location were more than acceptable, the actions and responses of the management have left a sour taste that will prevent any return. We should have had the first clue when we were in their reception and witnessed a very upset customer and his wife...

10Thank Steve B
BriarwoodCarmel, Front Office Manager at Briarwood Inn, responded to this review

We are glad to know you enjoyed your stay at the Briarwood Inn and that the room and accommodations were more than pleasant! We do apologize for the amount of time it took for us to find the error, however this is a very rare occurrence and the person working the desk that day was not aware of the procedure...

Palmer, Alaska
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The Briarwood Inn is centrally located and convenient to good dining and shopping in Carmel. Our room was very well appointed and a pleasure to relax in after a busy day. The beds were comfortable and the seating area was perfect to recharge in after enjoying Carmel-By-The-Sea.

1Thank cameron1938
Reviewed 24 October 2015

We had a good sized room which was clean but dated with a very small carport below our room, with so many large cars about these days it was a struggle to get parked in it. When we were there a couple told us their car got damaged when someone was trying to get their car out. There are lots...

Thank molliescotland

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Briarwood Inn

Address: San Carlos Street, Between Fourth and Fifth avenues, P.O. Box 5245, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $200 - $396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Briarwood Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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