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Tickle Pink Inn

155 Highland Drive, Carmel, CA 93923
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Tickle Pink Inn
Ranked #2 of 21 hotels in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kentwood, Louisiana
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73 reviews 73 reviews
29 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at TPI for two nights in early June. It was part of a weeklong wine country and coastal excursion to celebrate an anniversary. The Tickle Pink Inn was outstanding. It hit on all the marks you normally look for in this category of hotel. Check in was smooth. Service was excellent. A very romantic and... More

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NYC
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW... Just WOW is all I have to say about this hotel. We had the ocean view suite and were centered on the top floor. Amazing views of the Pacific. 10 minutes from Carmel by the sea and 30 mins from Big Sur. The road of US1 is breathe taking.. This is worth the splurge. ENJOY!!!! This is a perfect... More

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

So glad you enjoyed your visit. #31 does have a beautiful view, although, all of our rooms have beautiful views. We are very blessed. Hope to see you soon! More

Belleair Shores, Fl
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started off in San Francisco and our plan was to make the coastal drive to LA. We stopped in Carmel as our "downtime" and were not disappointed!! We booked Tickle Pink months before our trip and were constantly giggling about the name, but when you arrive, you will not be disappointed!! The hotel and staff are excellent and the... More

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

Driving the coast is a wonderful way to spend time together. I am glad your entire family enjoyed their stay with us. We look forward to your next visit. More

Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an incredible place to stay in Carmel. We enjoyed a beautiful suite and our view of the coastline was breathtaking. The front office staff was always helpful in suggesting places to visit and were bang-on with restaurant recommendations. We also really enjoyed meeting other guests at breakfast or the wine and cheese hour. They've got it all together at... More

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

Many lasting friendships have been founded at our wine and cheese reception. We are glad you enjoyed your time here and hope to see you soon. More

Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The moment I drove up the hill to Tickle Pink Inn I knew that it was going to exceed my expectations. This is one of those hotels that you can have the best time of your life and you don't even have to leave the resort. Our room was clean, comfortable, romantic, with amazing views. We had a large private... More

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

So glad we exceeded your expectations! Please come for another visit soon. More

Richmond, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'll start with this being one of the nicest places we have ever stayed. We were is suite 16 and it was amazing. The only complaint was that it was so nice we didn't want to leave to see the sights of Carmel and Monterey. The view is breathtaking. The weather was cool, but we didn't let that stop us... More

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

Suite 16 - a favorite for many. We are very happy all was to your liking and look forward to your next visit. More

Tampa, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had never been to the Tickle Pink Inn (TPI) until 2 days before our Wedding. We picked it for our destination wedding (June 14, 2014) based on online reviews and a couple friends that had stayed there. The place totally exceeded our expectations. From the spectacular views to the outstanding service, we could have been happier. If you want... More

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

We are very honored that your chose us for such a special occasion! We hope to have you back for many happy anniversary trips. More

Nashville, Tennessee
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67 reviews 67 reviews
24 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tickle Pink Inn is set in Carmel Highlands, a short drive south of the shops and restaurants in Carmel-by-the-Sea. We stayed in room 10, which offered a striking direct cove view, as well as a side view of the Pacific. Everything about this hotel is incredibly well done, the management has experience and an eye for detail that makes their... More

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

Thank you! Sometimes it's the small details that make all the difference... We look forward to your return visit. More

Shreveport, Louisiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

So glad we included this Inn on our trip! The view is just to die for as you sit perched up on the hill in Carmel Highlands. I could have sat on the balcony forever with no need to leave. Comfy bed, breathtaking view of the Pacific and such a down to earth kind of feel with all the nice... More

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

Our private balconies are a highlight for many of our guests. We are glad you found us and look forward to your next visit. More

San Clemente, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This beautiful property sits on the cliffs overlooking the ocean. The front desk staff was very helpful and showed us a room that had just come available. Our relatives had reservations, and we were so happy to join them for the evening. The evening wine reception was perfect and the breakfast was more than expected. Rooms are all luxurious with... More

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

I am so glad you were able to stay and spend time with your family. We look forward to your next reunion. More

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Additional Information about Tickle Pink Inn

Address: 155 Highland Drive, Carmel, CA 93923
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Also Known As:
Tickle Pink Carmel
Tickle Pink Bed Breakfast

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#1 Romantic Hotel in Carmel #4 Family Hotel in Carmel
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Carmel oceanfront hotel dramatically situated above the rocky coastline that stands at the gateway to world-famous Big Sur. Let yourself be pampered with every amenity…from cozy European bedding and private decks with sweeping views to homemade breakfast pastries and an evening wine & cheese reception with soothing classical music. ... more   less 
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