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Carmel River Inn

2.0 of 5 Inn   |   26600 Oliver Road, Highway 1 At Carmel River Bridge, Carmel, CA 93922
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Ranked #23 of 30 Carmel B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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70 reviews 70 reviews
12 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were coming through Monterrey/Carmel without hotel reservations and found this little place for a decent price on a busy weekend. The customer service was good, the room was good. Sure, it could probably use a little renovation, but for just a decent night's sleep, this place was just fine. No complaints.

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Nashville, TN
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was traveling with my two adult daughters from Los Angeles to San Francisco. I picked this location based on reviews from Trip Advisor and of course the price. It's a great location, right off the hwy and close to Carmel beaches, town shopping and aprox 15-20 mins depending on traffic to Monterey Aquarium etc. The beds were lacking, too... More

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Torrance, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

When we arrived it was a little deceiving - but don't let that turn you away. The cottages are in the back with beautiful secret gardens. Also swinging hammocks and a romantic hanging swing for 2. The clerk, Maureen, went above and beyond for us. She scanned documents for us and another person printed directions for google maps. They have... More

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Long Beach, California
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105 reviews 105 reviews
37 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I was upgraded to room 31. It is a serene cottage with a nice outdoor patio. The room features full bed and single bed. It is huge! So is the bathroom! The room is equipped with a small fridge, microwave, DVD player, coffee station, wine glasses. It has fireplace and bath tub. The location is very good- about 20-30 min... More

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Anacortes, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

Very nice and reasonable stay. Charming. Historical motor lodge updated to include a motel in the 1960's. We didn't stay in the motel, which is closer to the highway, but in a duplex cabin. Very charming with gas fireplace. Some cottages are still being renovated. We enjoyed the private patio, large lawn and greenspace and lots of birdsong. A short... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This is probably the place to stay if you want a reasonable price and a clean room, but not much else. We stayed in one of the cabins, and from the outside, the cabin looked to be in bad shape. Luckily, the inside was clean and comfortable (but very small). Don't plan on having any view. If you plan on... More

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Whittier, California, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We had stayed at Moonstone properties in Cambria before, but i was shocked to see this place which i had made a reservation for. First it was hard to find since the original road was fenced off and a mailbox was at the end of this road with maps showing how to get to the motel. Once there i was... More

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Palm Desert,CA
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96 reviews 96 reviews
9 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We loved staying here with our dog. There are at least 10 acres and places to walk your dog and even a grassy area, so if you have a dog, this is a great place. There are various sized cottages which I would recommend (but not next to the laundry) as well as your typical motel rooms., It's a short... More

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We have used Moonstone Properties before because they are pet friendly and high quality hotels. We have been to Cambria Pines Lodge quite a bit in the past and wanted to try a different area on the Central Coast. Carmel River Inn did not disappoint! The grounds are quiet and beautiful. A great deal of open space to walk the... More

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26 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We stayed in the rooms (not the cottages). The block of rooms is nothing special to look at from the outside, but the room was perfectly acceptable. It was well sized and nicely presented. The bed was excellent - firm but not too hard. We were on the first floor and it had a little balcony overlooking some trees. The... More

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Address: 26600 Oliver Road, Highway 1 At Carmel River Bridge, Carmel, CA 93922
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Carmel River Inn 2*
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