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Carmel River Inn

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26600 Oliver Road, Highway 1 At Carmel River Bridge, Carmel, CA 93922
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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Clean comfortable room for our for overnight stop, friendly staff but bathrooms are a little tired. Nice setting and quiet location. Our GPS had trouble finding it because I ignored the email from them telling me what co-ordinates to use. The motel entrance is on Highway 1 and after dark the highway does not have lighting making it difficult to... More 

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. We are glad you enjoyed your overnight stay and hope that next time you will choose to stay with us for longer. We do apologize that you had trouble finding us and hope to see you again very soon! More 

Beaumont, CA
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good place to stay if you want to explore Carmel, Monterey Bay, and Big Sur. We liked the location and the privacy of the cabin. We enjoyed our stay immensely. Check out Point Lobos, it is very close to the Inn and not to be missed! No continental breakfast but coffee available. Bed was comfortable, shower was small for... More 

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to explore the Carmel area throughly! Your kind words are very appreciated and we hope to welcome you back very soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Carmel and our first time taking the dog on vacation. I was very pleased by how accommodating the Carmel River Inn was. The cottage was very cozy and clean with a king size bed and it had a little kitchenette. We could have cooked because there was a stove but we didn't realize that... More 

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

A weekend Carmel retreat is the perfect way to get away, and we’re elated that you enjoyed your time so much! We’re thrilled that you enjoyed your pet-friendly cottage and in-room amenities. We would love to have you all back with us and are truly grateful for your praise. More 

San Carlos, CA
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've stayed at this property a few times over the years and love the setting and privacy of the cottages. It's in a great location: less than 5 minutes to downtown Carmel in one direction, or a picturesque drive down the Big Sur coast in the other. The grounds are clean and we love the garden setting around each cottage.... More 

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your through review of our property! We are in a great location and are glad you were able to take advantage of all our area offers. We do love pets and hope to be able to welcome you and your furry friends back again very soon! More 

Albany, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always enjoy staying in the cottages at Carmel River Inn. They are comfortable, clean, cozy and private. It's a short drive to Carmel and the nearby shopping center has good coffee and breakfast places.

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your anniversary and your time here at Carmel River Inn! Your feedback is appreciated and we hope to welcome you back very soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had an amazing time at the inn. The staff was very attentive and courteous. The rooms are quaint and very clean. We especially enjoued the emenities including the gas fire place. We have stayed here several times and will be back again soon!

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

We love to hear reviews like this and are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Carmel River Inn! Thank you for your kind words and for being a repeat guest. Can't wait to welcome you back again the next time you are in the area! More 

San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

My husband and doggie stayed here just after Christmas. We rented a cottage with a kitchenette. What a cute, quaint place. The grounds are spectacular and PERFECT for dog walks. Cottages are rustic, but sufficient. the cottages are not insulated, so in the winter can get very cold; we had the heater running pretty much the time we were in... More 

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased by your excellent 5 star review! Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We are glad you were able to stay with us and bring your furry friend, we do love pets here at Carmel River Inn! Please come back and visit us again very soon. More 

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

I had booked with Hotels.com a while back to hold our room at the Carmel River Inn (CRI). About two weeks before our stay I called CRI to see what kind of room we'd be getting. The person at the front desk was a bit condescending towards me and said, "Hotels.com didn't tell you what kind of room you'd get?"... More 

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay with us. We apologize about the issue you had faced while staying with us. During your time with us, the main building on our property was quite busy. It is possible the room that you were in was the only one available for the number of nights that you were staying. Our staff is... More 

San Leandro, California
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

I waffled back and forth about whether to give this property 3 stars or 4 stars. Three would have been because of the old mattresses. However, I chose four because the desk people were very, very helpful and nice, the cottages offer nice privacy, it was quiet and it's nicely located. The property is large with a motel at the... More 

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for providing us with your feedback after your recent stay. We’re elated that the service you received was top notch! However, it’s disappointing to learn that the mattress put a damper on your stay, and we will definitely share your comments with our team to help us make improvements. We hope you will reconsider and join us again... More 

Ventura
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Call it a walk in the woods near the beach. How can you mix these two? Come here & see. Plus a very short stroll to shopping center & Starbucks all the while you are hidden from the world simultaneously. Awesome mix.

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Thank Deborah H
ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a peaceful stay at our Inn. Your feedback and review was very much appreciated! Please come back and see us again very soon. More 

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