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Tickle Pink Inn

#1 of 23 Hotels in Carmel
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155 Highland Drive, Carmel, CA 93923
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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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Canberra, Australia
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a good choice of accommodation for us. We booked an Ocean View Suite with Fireplace. The view from the balcony was spectacular, "as advertised". As they tell you on the website, they do a buffet breakfast and afternoon wine and nibbles. What isn't so clear is that the Hyatt is next door making it easy to have dinner... More 

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

The views are quite spectacular and the balconies on our Ocean View Fireplace Suites are our most spacious. The Hyatt next door will also deliver room service, for those who don't want to venture out at all. It is very convenient. We are happy you chose to stay with us and hope to see you for another visit. More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to stay. From memory we were in room 33 which had a fantastic balcony over looking the Pacific Ocean, a perfect place to enjoy the sunset. The room was very spacious and clean and loved the option to rent DVDs and watch them in our hot tub whilst sipping on complimentary fizz for our special occasion... More 

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

Congratulations! I am glad that you had an enjoyable time here on your honeymoon. We hope to see you again for an anniversary trip. More 

Jacksonville, Arkansas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nestled on a hillside with views of the ocean - what a picturesque, relaxing, romantic place to get away! The morning breakfast, of which you can go in your robe and get a basket of pastries and coffee to bring back to your balcony, is the way to start a day! Wine and cheese in the afternoons is also something... More 

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

We are in a great location from which to plan your daily excursions. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. More 

Texas
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29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They deserve their high rating. Great breakfast and also wine time. Saw whales from our balcony. So much fun. Sorry to the guy next to us, I think I woke them up excited over the whales. Very clean. Bed was a little soft for one of us but fine for me since I like beds on the softer side. Pillows... More 

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

The whales have been putting on quite a show lately. It is very nice to watch them from the balcony while taking in the sunset. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. More 

Sacramento, California
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a surprise weekend getaway for me and my fiancé to celebrate our new engagement. The staff was very kind and helpful from the beginning, and make the reservation process painless. When we got to the inn we were amazed. The room, view and entire place was stunning. Gorgeous ocean views, super comfortable bedding, a deck to relax on,... More 

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

Congratulations on your engagement! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Please think of us next time you are in the area. Perhaps for a honeymoon or anniversary trip. More 

Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely, lovely, lovely. Stayed two nights for my granddaughter's graduation trip. When we got there, she was so excited she pulled her roll away out on the beautiful balcony. We stayed in room 4, which had a living area with fireplace and separate bedroom. As a business traveler, I love small things: a desk/table where you can sit down and... More 

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

We are very pleased you chose Tickle Pink Inn for such a special occasion. Congratulations to your granddaughter! We look forward to seeing you both again. More 

Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although this hotel does not have a pool, or a restaurant, it is the most comfortable room we have ever stayed in. Nothing is too much trouble - champagne and chocolates are delivered to your room on arrival, there are candles in the room, super Starbucks coffee and percolator. The bed and bedding are the best we have ever found... More 

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

I am happy that you enjoyed your stay, your comfort is our top priority. Room #9 is one of our Cove View Rooms which has a beautiful view of the coastline and what is called "Wild Cat Canyon Cove". It is a favorite with many of our guests. We hope to see you soon. More 

Santa Monica, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views from Carmel Highland are great, but every time we looked at the ocean, we also commented on the tacky plastic flowers in the pots on the astroturf roof just below us (see photo above). Mrs. Tickle would not have approved! Why not cover that ugly green with some "real" gravel and get rid of those kitschy pots! The... More 

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

Thank you for your recent review as we do appreciate your feedback. All of our mattresses and pillows were just replaced so I am disheartened to hear that neither was to your liking. The comments that we have received as of late have been very positive regarding both items. The fireplaces are made up daily to include fire starter logs.... More 

Tyler, TX
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150 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice hotel. The rooms are luxurious and well appointed. There were wine and chocolates on arrival. No pool but a nice hot tub. Breakfast is adequate, though not as excellent as the rest of the hotel presentation. It is not a full service hotel, though there is a very nice restaurant at the Highlands Inn just... More 

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

I am sorry to hear the view from your room was not what you had expected. The building in front of the room that you were in consists of our Deluxe Suites with Fireplace and Whirlpool Tubs. Our main building consists of Standard Rooms, Fireplace Rooms and Fireplace Suites. Please feel free to contact me directly next time you visit... More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Left the Texas heat for a long weekend with my husband in Carmel and couldn't have been happier with our choice of accommodations. So romantic! Tickle Pink was absolutely delightful and the view was just as stunning. I consider myself to be a detail oriented person and was extremely satisfied from check-in to check-out. Customer service was excellent and they... More 

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

We are so glad that we met all of your expectations during your stay with us. Please think of us next time you are in the area. More 

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