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Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Clarion collection was hard to find as we arrived in the dark & the name of the hotel is Carmel Oaks with Clarion collection in smaller writing underneath. When I queried it with the front desk the next morning he said but it is called the Clarion collection. Would have been better if that part of the name was...

Thank sandieanne
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Stayed 2 nights, desk staff very welcoming and friendly. Lovely breakfast of fresh fruit, yoghurt, granola bar and pastry provided in a basket outside the room door each morning! very comfortable room, with dining area and fully equiped kitchen area in a seperate room. Bathroom and shower very good and room clean. Excellent location to walk into the centre and...

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New Haven, Indiana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this hotel through Priceline. When we arrived, they put us in the wrong type room-we were supposed to have two queen beds-only had one. The hotel blamed Priceline and so Priceline reimbursed us the difference, since no other rooms were available. That was only the beginning... see attached picture. Lots of holes, patched paint and items missing from...

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wlks, Front Office Manager at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review

We apologize for any inconvenience. We made sure how to handle the situation differently. We always suggest our guests when they book online company they do not give the full information until you complete the booking. We wish we had 2 beds available for your accommodation but unfortunately we did not. We hope you will give us another chance in...

Alameda, California
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

They are in the middle of a bad remodel. The problem is they are placing people in rooms that are in the middle of renovation. Including textured wall that are unpainted, holes in walls, plastic on lamp shades, that clearly say remove to avoid fire. Manager is as rude and unprofessional as you can get. No refund offered after they...

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wlks, Director of Sales at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review

We apologize for not meeting your expectation. The front desk has given you the choice of 3 different rooms and none of them met your expectations. The booking was through hotels.com and they are pre-paid and we would gladly cancel the booking if it was made through our website instead. We hope you re-consider next time in the future.

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We stayed for one night at the Clarion this past weekend. It seems like they are in the process of refurbishing the rooms (which is needed) but are doing things little by little. Our bathroom was updated but not anything else. Our friend's room looked like it was a little more advanced than ours in the updating since their furniture...

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This was my friend's first visit to the Carmel area and we were truly disappointed in the place we stayed. When they said breakfast was included it was not really a breakfast that you could enjoy. When we got back to the room after dinner we were looking forward to watching my favorite TV show and we found no major...

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wlks, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review

We are sorry that you were disappointed and we apologize for that. The hotel serves COMPLIMENTARY basic breakfast and not the full menu breakfast. We've never mentioned online our full breakfast menu or it does have an elevator or air-conditioning. The hotel do provide full dish channels with ESPN and HBO packages. Again, we apologize for your unsatisfactory stay.

Chico, California
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We wanted to be close to all downtown Carmel, and it is, but the decor of our room was, frankly, shocking. Bizarrely painted walls and very tacky furnishings.But we didn't come for the affordable room. It's location to shops, wine tasting, restaurants, the beach and attractive neighborhood is very convenient. Staff was very nice, just needs tasteful updating.

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Northampton, UK
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night as part of our California road trip. Good location, about 10 minutes walk to the beach, albeit down a steep hill. The room we stayed in was very comfortable, especially the bed. The bathroom was small but had a decent shower. The breakfast basket to our room was reasonable, nothing spectacular but when you...

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

A really lovely place to stay with large , clean and comfortable rooms - a small communal balcony in a picturesque setting. Breakfast is a continental delivered to your room in a sweet hamper. The location is great for exploring this unique little town.

Thank TonyD33
Fort Mohave, Arizona
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Very good location. Only two blocks from the main street with all the shops and places to eat. Check in was easy. The room was a basic motel room. It was clean and the bed was comfortable. One thing I did not like is the continental breakfast was served in a basket at your door at 8:15 am. We are...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea

Address: NE 5th & Mission, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $169 - $432 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“The hotel is the top end of town so everywhere you go is a gentle walk downhill - but that means every walk back is up hill.”
TonyD33, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“???? Our room was a basic room. No internet.”
J8760SErogers, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“please choose other hotel if you have high budget.”
b91203014, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs are slighty less noisier.”
MichaelG909, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you are staying here, ask for first floor. No elevators and no offer to assist.”
  • Hole stuffed with toilet paper,
  • Bathroom door coming apart
mjyeager, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
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