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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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Leesburg, Virginia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 4th or 5th stay at Tickle Pink, and it never disappoints, particularly because of the unmatched view of the rock-lined coast of northern California. The included breakfasts are very good, although unchanging from day to day, and the afternoon wine reception offers good cheese selections. Both can be enjoyed either in the cozy Terrace Lounge or outside... More 

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

Thank you so much for your continued patronage! We do hope you will be back for many more visits. More 

Los Angeles
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
25 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my birthday weekend and we wanted to stay at a hotel with a view of the ocean. I cannot say enough positive remarks about this fabulous hotel. We had room 27 with a fireplace. We were lucky with the weather and had two sunny days, but lighting the logs in the fireplace at night made the room feel... More 

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

I am very pleased you enjoyed your birthday weekend with us. The weather has been beautiful as of late, it is hard to believe it is winter. We hope you will remember us for any future visits to the area. More 

Mt. Vernon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We were at Tickle Pink Inn for a week the first week in February. What an incredible week it was. The Inn is absolutely beautiful. We were in Room 32 and I must say when we first opened the door the incredible view took our breath away. I cannot imagine giving this Inn any lower rating than 5 star. From... More 

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

Suite #32 is a very popular room. It has all of the amenities to help you relax while taking in the view. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. More 

Fenton, Michigan
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82 reviews 82 reviews
17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

You get the idea. This place is amazing and all the other superlative adjectives you can think of. We made our original reservation courtesy of its TripAdvisor ranking since we were disappointed with the comments made about another place where we have stayed in the distant past. All of the other reviews you can read about this place are true... More 

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

Special times are indeed had at our breakfast and wine and cheese receptions. Many lasting friendships have been founded with plans to meet again on future visits. We hope to see you for a future visit as well. More 

Cupertino CA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Hotel is not inexpensive but overall is a good value. Terrific view, comfortable room. Balcony is great to sit and relax and enjoy the outstanding view with a drink and a book. All the little extras were provided including a complementary bottle of sprakingly wine. Staff very friendly and helpful. Afternoon wine & cheese tasting on the deck over looking... More 

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

I am glad you enjoyed all of the"little extras"that we have to offer. The views are beautiful and the balconies do offer a nice place to just sit and relax. Please come back for another visit soon. More 

Dallas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This was our second stay at the Tickle Pink and we fell in love all over again! We were married a few steps away at the Hyatt Highland Inn. Could have chosen to stay at the Hyatt, which is also very beautiful, but the cozy lovely rooms, the people at the inn, the complimentary breakfast and the cheese and wine... More 

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

Congratulations on your wedding, we hope you will be back for many anniversary visits! More 

Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Hubby and i have been talking about Tickle Pink for a long time, so I made a reservation for a weekend in January to celebrate hubby's birthday. It wasn't cheap for our 2 night stay, but i am so glad we stayed there. The view alone....oh my goodness the view! I splurged a little bit and got an ocean view... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to spend your husbands birthday with us. I am so glad you both enjoyed your visit. We do change our wine selection at wine and cheese, although we do it every few weeks as opposed to every other day. This is in hopes that previous guests will be able to try different wines next time they... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My fiancé and I took a 3 day week-end to visit Carmel and Big Sur. We wanted to stay at a place with beautiful views of the ocean, personal service and a hot tub. The innkeepers surpassed all our expectations. There was a bottle of sparkling wine and chocolates waiting for us upon check-in. The continental breakfast every morning was... More 

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

I am so happy we surpassed all of you expectations! Congratulations on your engagement. Perhaps you will think of us for an anniversary trip. (if not your honeymoon). More 

San Francisco, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Let me start off by saying that I am one tough customer. I pay attention to detail and I am hard to please. This hotel got everything right. The room (34) was beautiful and we were so pleased to have a wonderful view of the ocean. The staff was extremely helpful and nice and never seemed put out by our... More 

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

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and were able to take advantage of all of our amenities. We hope to see you soon. More 

Clovis, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My boyfriend planned a surprise trip for us right before christmas, I knew none of the details!! We arrived at this hotel at night and I had no idea what to expect when we pulled up to the entrance in the dark. We went to the office to check in and were greeted by very friendly staff. They told us... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Our Deluxe Suites with the whirlpool tub are very popular. They provide the perfect setting for total relaxation. We do hope to see you again soon. More 

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