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Tickle Pink Inn

#1 of 23 Hotels in Carmel
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155 Highland Drive, Carmel, CA 93923
Tickle Pink Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Berkeley, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The view is the thing - absolutely amazing! And let's face it, that's why one comes to Carmel is to look at the beautiful coast line, oui? Every room has a view of the "cove" or the "ocean". Our cove view was looking south at the rocky shoreline and the ever changing sea was so mesmerizing, we could not even... More 

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

We are very blessed with beautiful views. I am glad you enjoyed your time spent on your balcony taking it all in and hope you will come back for another visit soon. More 

Waterloo, Ontario Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we chose this hotel primarily because of the reviews on Trip Adviser. For the most part, I would agree with the previous reviews that the views are incredible and the service was top notch. we were greeted warmly by the front reception and given a ' run down' of everything. they have a complimentary wine and cheese reception every day... More 

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

I am glad to hear your overall experience was a pleasant one. We hope you will think of us next time you are in the area. More 

Tampa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this place! Beautiful room with an incredible view (room #19). Outstanding customer service with a champagne bucket delivery right after we checked in & got settled into our room. Would highly recommend this place to anyone & will definitely stay here again!

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit. More 

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our stay here. We had a great room with views of the ocean and the cove. Very friendly welcome with information on all facilities. Down for complimentary cheese and wine- excellent. Good size room with all amenities. Free parking and Internet. Complimentary breakfast, which we had in our room at no extra charge.

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. There is a wonderful story on our website that explains where our name came from. It's a lot of fun. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

usa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located at Carmel Highlands, breathtaking views. Cozy rooms very nice decorated. The hotel was inaugurated in 1959. Limited Service but you can have a great dinner at the adjacent Hyatt walking distance. Stayed at cozy room number 10 second floor with spectacular view of the Cove and partial the Ocean, personally I like the Cove better than full Ocean. Next... More 

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

Our Cove View Rooms are very popular as they provide a beautiful view of the coastline as well as the ocean. Thank you for your kind review and hope to see you again. More 

san diego
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

30 years ago, my husband and I stayed at the Highlands Inn next door on our honeymoon. We decided we wanted to stay there again, but unfortunately for them, we could not seem to get a live human being on the phone to take our reservation! I had read about the Tickle Pink, and my husband called them, and surprise,... More 

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

We do our best to provide personal and gracious service to our guests. I am pleased we fulfilled this obligation to you and look forward to your next visit. More 

Sacramento, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my wife to the Tickle Pink for a 50th birthday surprise. Stunning view of the Pacific Ocean! I had a wrap-around balcony with a view of the Ocean AND the Cove. The view brought my wife to tears when she walked in. The room made my wife and I feel like we were at home, not a hotel... More 

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear about your wife's outfit. I am glad it was taken care of in a timely and professional manner. We are glad your overall visit was enjoyable and hope to see you again soon. More 

Prescott, Arizona
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245 reviews 245 reviews
63 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent our 20-year anniversary at the Tickle Pink Inn in Carmel. A bit on the pricey side - summers prices when into effect in April; however for a special occasion this place can not be beat. A bottle of Spanish Sparkling wine was delivered to our room upon arrival. We had a view room - this room was outstanding... More 

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

Happy Anniversary and thank you for choosing to stay with us on your special day. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you for a return visit. More 

Southern California
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298 reviews 298 reviews
36 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always return to the same suite. The wall-to-wall, ceiling-to-floor windows open up to a large private balcony. The view is spectacular! There are comfortable lounge chairs on the (very clean) balcony where we enjoy the serenity of watching the ocean waves beat against the rock formations - we can hear the ocean, very soothing and relaxing. It is great... More 

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are trying to solve our parking problem but it is not an easy one to rectify. We do monitor the parking lot so as to move cars quickly and not inconvenience our guests. Thank you for your continued patronage we look forward to your next visit. More 

New York City, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an ocean view room and it was wonderful. They have a delicious wine and cheese reception and. The hotel is very peaceful and the service was amazing. Everyone was polite and gracious. It is a very romantic spot.

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, you touched on the two most important aspects that we strive to accomplish. A peaceful stay and amazing service. I am happy to hear we succeeded in both. Please come back soon. More 

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