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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Amazing view of the Pacific. Great balcony with massive doors to let the chill air of a cold May day in... Front of house not particularly welcoming and not even the offer of taking our cases to our room, which was quite a distance and consisted of several steps. Complimentary champagne and chocolates was a very nice touch and wish... More

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

I am very sorry that help with luggage was not offered to you upon your arrival. We do have housemen on staff for that very reason and I apologize for the oversight. I am glad you enjoyed the area and your overall experience was good. We hope to see you again. More

Chicago
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

What a wonderful place! We have been there twice now and can't wait to go back. The Inn is beautiful...as are the rooms...as are the views. Not cheap, but WELL worth the price. Each room is unique...warm and cozy...you could just stay in your room for the day and be happy! The evening wine/cheese is wonderful...as is the morning breakfast...both... More

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

We do have a few different types of rooms and each is unique it it's own way due to the variation in views. We are glad you and enjoyed the cookies as well! More

Ventura, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We stayed at the Tickle Pink Inn while on a road trip celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary. It was an absolutely fabulous stay. We thoroughly enjoyed the welcoming check-in process, champagne and chocolates awaiting us in the room, the lovely quiet room with a private balcony and the view of the gorgeous coast--ocean, rocks, trees- the wine and cheese evening... More

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

I am so happy your experience was an enjoyable one, especially for such a special occasion. Happy Anniversary! More

Peachtree City, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

what a beautiful place to stay at. gorgeous room with a private balcony and breath taking views over the ocean. very friendly and accommodating staff and delicious breakfast either in your room or inside/outside while watching the ocean. will definitely return

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

I am glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your return visit! More

Houston, Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I don't think I've stayed in a hotel as memorable as the Tickle Pink before. The hotel offers wine and cheese each evening overlooking the beautiful cove. It was a great way to wind down before dinner. We stayed in a smaller room overlooking the cove. Even though the room was a little small the private balcony completely made up... More

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

We are very happy you had such a memorable experience. I think a lot of our guest spend most of their time out on their balconies while they are visiting. Thank you for taking the time to write your review. More

Augusta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This inn was fantastic! We had room 12 and the view was incredible! Talk about going to sleep with the crashing of waves....blissful! Staff was wonderful and the breakfast in the morning was fantastic. Will definitely return. Advise to book in advance don't want to miss out on this gem.

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

Room #12 is one of our Cove View Rooms which has a beautiful view of the coastline. I am glad you enjoyed the view, many people actually prefer the Cove View over the Ocean View Rooms. Either one you choose, the view is wonderful. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. More

Palo Alto, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Stayed at the Tickle Pink Inn over Memorial Weekend. Our room had an amazing view of the Ocean and Carmel Highlands. The hotel feels like a B&B. Breakfast is included. The Inn offers a wide variety of food for breakfast - hot and cold. I opted for homemade muffins and coffee - delicious! We stayed as a family of 4,... More

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

Thank you for your review, I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Although we are limited here at the Inn, there are a lot of outdoor activities and things to do with children in the local area. We will be happy to map out and help you with your next adventure. Please come for another visit soon. More

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We went on a two week tour of the region between San Francisco and Carmel. Beautiful boutique hotel perched on a cliff above the Pacific Ocean. Views are incredible and yet close to the iconic Carmel so you can spend time both in Carmel and overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

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

We are very lucky with our location in such that we are close to all that the area offers, but yet it all feels so far away. We look forward to your next visit. More

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17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We stayed here for 1 night on our honeymoon roadtrip through California. What can I say, this place is perfect. The location is stunning, perched on the cliffs in Carmel Highlands with amazing views out to sea. The rooms are beautiful, we had a large room with a big private deck area and a huge whirlpool bath with stunning sea... More

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

We are happy you enjoyed your stay so thoroughly. We hope you to see you on your anniversary road trip. More

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
24 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Setting and views unmatched. Have stayed at Highlands Inn but TP is every bit as good and more personal. Have stayed numerous times at Post Ranch Inn. This trip we have a 6 AM flight out of MRY and didn't want to be so far out. Staff is service oriented. The breakfast that is included is good not great. One... More

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

I am glad that your overall impression was a positive one. Although most our fireplace rooms and suites do have the option between Duraflame and firewood (available free of charge), some of our rooms are indeed Duralame only. Please feel free to contact me directly for any future stays so that we may can find you the perfect room. We... 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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