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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is great with BREATHTAKING views! The name is funny but don't let it fool you in thinking that it's cheesey. It is so charming and seeing the beautiful Pacific ocean crashing on the shore is worth every penny.

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Austin, Texas
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121 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tinkle Pink remains amazing! We honeymooned here 27years ago, and, just like our marriage, it has improved with age. The room was immaculate, and staff attentive. The view of the ocean hasn't changed and was just as impressive as it was in 1989. Thanks to the Tinkle Pink owners frothier commitment to continued excellence. I hope we get back sooner... More 

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

The owners of the Inn are pretty amazing themselves. They hold the Inn very close to their hearts and I truly believe that is half its charm. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you before another 27 years has passed. More 

Rochester, New York
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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best hotel I have ever stayed in, without any doubt. We woke up on our first morning to watch the Pacific Ocean crashing on the rocks below. We had complementary breakfast on the back porch, feeling like we were eating ambrosia on Mt. Olympus. We sipped fine wine while watching the sun set, and every part of... More 

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

The best hotel you've ever stayed in...Wow! We couldn't ask for better praise! So glad all was to your liking. Please come see us again soon. More 

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58 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fortunate enough to stay at this charming, friendly Inn. A welcome bottle of champagne, rose & chocolates. Enjoyed the complimentary wine & cheese downstairs & met & chatted to some interesting people. A lovely touch. Delightful room with balcony. The rain did not dampen our stay.

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

The rain can actually add a little bit more "cozy" to the atmosphere! So glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you soon. More 

Fenton, Michigan
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135 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh my gosh. We thought the Tickle Pink Inn was fabulous when we stayed here last February. We have just finished another stay. The moment my wonderful wife and I set foot in the front door and renewed our friendship with Ann at the front desk, our enjoyment was heightened even more. Though we had reserved a room a few... More 

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

Ann is indeed wonderful (as are all of the staff here at Tickle Pink Inn), I am glad she found you the perfect room. Suite #23 is one of our most spacious suites and is a favorite among many of our guests. We look forward to your return visit. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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137 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Tickle Pink many times, but it has been at least seven years since our last stay. They have done a good job of updating the property while keeping the things that repeat customers have grown to love about the place. The rooms have views of the ocean or cove. We like the cove view with... More 

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

Thank you for noticing all the changes and improvements made to the Inn since your last visit. We are always looking for ways to improve the Inn and are happy that all was to your liking. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Weatherford, Texas
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30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just spent a couple nights there with some great friends. We chose a suite and a connecting room. This worked perfect for us all. The view, spectacular. The beds, from heaven. The fireplace, very cozy. The balcony, my favorite place. Had a nice breakfast both mornings. The only thing that we thought might could have improved the breakfast was to... More 

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

I am glad to hear that the room arraignment worked out for everybody. We do have a few adjoining rooms, as well as the Senator's Cottage, which work quite well for families and friends. We hope to see all of you again. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our two night stay at Tickle Pink. What a find! The review entitled pleasing but not plush states our experience exactly. We were in room 32 which has the most spectacular view of the coast...a whole wall of windows. We used the fireplace once. The sofa and other furniture really wasn't terribly comfortable but we didn't spend... More 

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

Thank you for the kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again. More 

New York
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here for one night on our way up to San Francisco. We were greeted by a lovely woman who made us feel right at home. Checked in just in time to check out the wine and cheese service which was very good. The room was charming. We had a king bed with a fireplace and... More 

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

The wine and cheese reception is very popular with our guests and the binoculars do come in handy, especially when the whales are going by. Please think of us next time you are in the area. More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I loved our stay here. Such charming accommodation. Our view was stunning. Especially the breakfast view. The rooms were very cozy and comfortable. We wish we'd stayed longer we'll definitely be back. Highly recommend staying here.

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

I am so glad that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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