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Pine Inn

4.0 of 5 Ocean Avenue between Lincoln St. and Monte Verde St., Carmel, CA 93921
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Price, Utah
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83 reviews 83 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a cool inn it has photos of the inn back in 1902. For this old of a building it is in great shape!! The lobby is fantastic!.. That being said, the rooms are small, not many outlets and appointed well. Surprisingly the bed wasn't very comfortable. With it being part of Il fornio it has great dining options... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property needs work. The room was filled with mold and mildew smell. It was quaint, but I woke up with a stuffy nose. The people were very nice that checked us in. The stairs were a bit much and parking was challenging when we got there.

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Jackson, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of the Pine Inn can't be beaten. I hate giving bad reviews but... The accomodations however leave much to be desired. The entry is so worn! The entry carpet looks like it has been there since about 1965. The dated decor is RED RED RED. If you like RED it wil suit you. The hallways are decorated with... More 

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jlloyd54, General Manager at Pine Inn, responded to this review

Dear Potential Guests and Past Guests, I want to respond to this review, in part, to remind everyone of the history of the Pine Inn and the efforts ownership takes to preserve the historic aspect of the hotel. The Pine Inn is listed by the city of Carmel-by-the-Sea as an historic resource. First, the Pine Inn was the 1st hotel... More 

Camarillo, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Enjoyed the location of the inn and the rooms were quaint. Room 43 overlooked the library next door and was relatively quiet, especially if you closed the windows. The rooms depend on a ceiling fan and open windows for cooling and have vintage heaters for warmth. Has an European feel and is a historic building. (small efficient rooms) The location... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Traveling through Carmel recently, my sexy lady and I took up lodging for the night at the fantastic Pine Inn after a delectable dinner at nearby Grasings (look for my Grasings review when you're through with this one). For starters, Pete at the front desk is an absolute riot and a true asset to this amazing hotel. Would return in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The rooms in this hotel appear to be very variable. We stayed in Room 29 overlooking the car park for two nights in September. We were woken at 6.20am by such noise and vibration that we assumed that road works had started in the street below. In fact the hotel kitchen’s extractor fan outside our window had just been switched... More 

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San Francisco
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The Pine Inn is simply a wonderful choice for a night's sleep in Carmel. The front desk staff were professional with a warm and welcoming attitude. I had only booked the room the night before our arrival and was worried I would not be pleased...I was wrong. Room 2 is spacious and the bathroom was lovely. It is on Ocean... More 

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Bakersfield, California, Usa
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

After a search of Carmel hotels, I chose the Pine Inn for its old European ambiance, unique character, and excellent dinner and breakfast package. I was not disappointed! My husband and I spent a romantic weekend in Carmel, and the Pine Inn was the perfect launching point. We walked to area shops and restaurants, the beach, and the mission. The... More 

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Sacramento, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

That was my first stay in this hotel. Obviously, I was very impressed with the beautiful red and gold lobby. The room I stayed in was very small but it was clean, dry and cozy. $229 (not including taxes and fees) a night is a steep price to pay, although taking in account that you get $20 per person/night coupon... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stayed for two nights. I can't wait to go back! The staff are amazing. The hotel is so quaint and so Carmel. We love having Il Fornaio connected to the hotel. The hotel offers breakfast as part of the room rate. It was very enjoyable. Il Fornaio has a terrific happy hour. You can't beat the location. It's on... More 

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Address: Ocean Avenue between Lincoln St. and Monte Verde St., Carmel, CA 93921
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Pine Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Pine Hotel Carmel
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Carmel
#15 Romantic Hotel in Carmel

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