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L'Auberge Carmel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Monte Verde Street at Seventh Avenue, Carmel, CA 93920
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Ranked #6 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
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a lovely one night stay mid-week in this property, which has a great location and a fabulous restaurant. The service was very welcoming and warm in both the hotel and restaurant. The rooms were spacious, but the appointments were average when, for the price point, exceptional might be expected. The bathroom and toiletries were great, but the room... More

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San Francisco, California
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14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at L'Auberge Carmel for two nights to celebrate our anniversary. We found the hotel to be really charming, centrally located (but off the main drag, away from the crowds), and focused on service. The building is old and historic, so don't expect soundproof walls and modern splendor, but what they do have are good sized rooms (although not... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely visit to Carmel with friends from LA up until we checked out from the hotel. My husband and I had stayed there once before and were taken by the charm of the hotel and the convenience to downtown Carmel. What a shock to have our experience destroyed by the rudeness, abrasiveness, and depreciatory comments that the... More

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bilbao, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent facilities, and amazing service - Andrew at reception - gave me the best Check-in service - polite and friendly and professional .... Food is amazing as well and you feel like at home .. we stayed there with my 10 year old son and celebrated his birthday at the restaurant..and I was delighted I made this choice..

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Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carmel has character, l'Auberge has a lot of character. That comes at a price of $ 1600 for one night with our family of 4. Ok, this is the rule of supply and demand in action. On top of that comes a service charge of $ 30 times two, which was not announced upon reservation; let's squeeze another $ 60... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed there for 1 night , the hotel is beautiful ,the rooms are big (we had a king bed room) the staff are helpful , the court yard is really nice for Breakfast or just to sit and enjoy it. It's my second time in Carmel (last time I stayed at Mission ranch but this hotel is much better)... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I have stayed at so many fancy shmanzy hotels across the world and at the end of the day I think L’Auberge Carmel is my favorite spot for a relaxing get-away. So first off, a caveat about what you won’t find here…L’Auberge is a small historic property in the center of Carmel By The Sea (great locations BTW) so it... More

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Portland, Maine
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed 5 nights at L'Auberge. It is a beautiful small hotel with 20 rooms that makes you feel like you could be in Florence. Wonderful service, charming staff, very European style of service and decor. The courtyard is beautiful, we ate breakfast outside daily but not until 9.20am when the chill of the Carmel morning hasd gone and the... More

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SF Bay Area
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Carmel has many nice hotels, but none compare to L'Auberge. The lovely building has been updated just enough from it's original bones to be very comfortable, and the staff and service is truly first-rate. Quiet, with a very French-feeling courtyard to relax, the location allows you to walk easily anywhere in town. Breakfast is also first rate, and don't forget... More

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Orange County, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

What a truly AMAZING property in a beautiful seaside village setting! First Class accomodations and Top Shelf service all the way! Felt like we were in Europe! The staff is so warm and welcoming (especially Ramy!) and saw to our every need and whim, making our Honeymoon stay so memorable and romantic- we can't wait to return! Champagne and snacks... More

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Address: Monte Verde Street at Seventh Avenue, Carmel, CA 93920
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — L'Auberge Carmel 4.5*
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Built in 1929, the European-style luxury hotel is located just four blocks from famous Carmel Beach and an easy stroll to the village's numerous art galleries, shops and restaurants. Major renovations have transformed the hotel's 20 guest rooms, entrance and landscaped courtyard into a romantic Carmel setting. Luxuriously romantic, the Carmel hotel was created for adults to relax, rejuvenate and nurture relationships—the perfect Carmel escape getaway. The interior decor of guest rooms is rich and pleasing, warm jewel tones accent the quaint charm of the architecture. Individually designed guest rooms feature the finest fabrics and linens, enlarged bath areas with radiant floor heating, some with soaking tubs. It is one of Carmel’s few full service luxury hotels offering valet parking, room service and highly personalized guest services. The highlight of L'Auberge Carmel is its intimate 12-table restaurant, Aubergine, featuring a 4500-bottle wine cellar. It is the passion of Executive Chef Justin Cogley. All accommodations include a sumptuous continental breakfast. ... more   less 
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