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L'Auberge Carmel

#6 of 23 Hotels in Carmel
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Monte Verde Street at Seventh Avenue, Carmel, CA 93920
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We spent three nights at the Auberge Carmel and it was a lovely experience. The service was wonderful and the rooms were very well appointed. I think the best part of the three days was dining at Aubergine. The food was amazing, the tasting menu was marvelous and reasonably priced considering the quality of the food. We have dined at... More 

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auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear leisuregirl046, Thank you very much for staying with us at L'Auberge Carmel and dining with us at Aubergine restaurant. On behalf of our Restaurant Manager and myself, we appreciate your kind words regarding your stay! Should you find yourself in Carmel again we hope to welcome you back to L'Auberge Carmel and Aubergine Kind Regards, George Nagata More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

Conveniently located and very charming this small hotel delivers in a big way. The service is first rate and the little touches they provide help enhance the experience. Our room was a little undersized but adequate. We loved the courtyard and the included breakfast.

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auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear Case-JC, Thank you very much for staying with us at L'Auberge Carmel! I appreciate your comments and glad that you had an enjoyable time here. We strive to ensure that all of our guests are building an experience in Carmel and I am delighted to hear that you had a great time. We hope to welcome you back to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013 via mobile

Just spent two nights at L'Auberge Carmel and were blown away by the experience. Hands down they have the most attentive and friendly staff of any place I've ever stayed. The room was charming and the attention to detail was amazing. My husband loved the milk and cookies at bedtime. Can't wait to return!

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auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear mhphillips, I'd like to sincerely thank you for staying with us at L'Auberge Carmel! It sounds like your stay was relaxing and enjoyable. I hope to welcome you back for more than one night the next time you find yourself in Carmel! Kind Regards, George Nagata More 

goshen CT
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

One night in Carmel--where to stay? We are so glad we chose L'Auberge Carmel. Highest level of service we have experienced in a long while, beginning with the way the staff made parking in congested Carmel a non-issue. Couldn't have been easier, even though we had needed the car again an hour or so after we checked in. The setting... More 

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auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear mhphillips, I'd like to sincerely thank you for staying with us at L'Auberge Carmel! It sounds like your stay was relaxing and enjoyable. I hope to welcome you back for more than one night the next time you find yourself in Carmel! Kind Regards, George Nagata More 

Modesto, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Expensive, but if you don't mind paying for quality then it's worth every penny. Their restaurant, Aubergine, is 5 star quality just like the hotel....and friendly without being stuffy. I will return.

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auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. JJeppson, First thank you for staying with us at L'Auberge Carmel and dining at Aubergine restaurant. On behalf of our Restaurant Manager and myself, we'd like to thank you for your kind words and we look forward to your return! Kind Regards, George Nagata More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I, booked a last minute reservation. The manager and all the staff were friendly and extremely accommodating. We have never had better service. Whether it was early morning coffee, booking great restaurant reservations, parking our car, helping us plan our tours of the central coast, or driving us to dinner, any and all requests were pleasantly and... More 

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auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Daniel K, Thank you once again for staying with us at L'Auberge Carmel! I am very glad that you had quite an experience here. Also thank you very much for your kind words and recommending our hotel to your friends. We hope to see in Carmel soon. Kind Regards, George Nagata More 

San Ramon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I booked a room for my girlfriends birthday. We were literally treated like royalty from the moment we walked through the doors until we checked out. The staff and custermer service surpasses any Resort I have stayed. I have stayed at some of the most well renowed Resorts Dana Pointe, The Four Seasons, to the Miomo destination Resort in Sodona,... More 

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auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Pam F, Thank you very much for staying with us at L'Auberge Carmel! I am delighted to hear that your stay with us was quite enjoyable. We strive ourselves to cater to an experience for each guest and I am glad that we were able to do this for you and your friend. I hope that when you... More 

Carpinteria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Excellant hotel and great service, we were there for 3 nights te celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. We could not have asked for anything more and the staff was as good as you could ask for. We would stay there again anytime that we would be in the area. I highly recommended the hotel.

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auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear JackUSC, Happy 50th anniversary again and we thank you for staying with us on such a special occasion! Thank you for your gracious comments about the property and when you are in Carmel again we certainly hope to welcome you back to L'Auberge Carmel. More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

This was maybe the best hotel I've ever stayed at in the US. We like Relais & Chateaux properties because they are small, personalized and with amazing restaurants. This was not the exception. The staff is very friendly and attentive and always willing to satisfy every guest's needs. The manager is an excellent professional who seem to be very much... More 

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auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear Titolusiardo, Thank you very much for staying at L'Auberge Carmel! I hope that the next time you are in Carmel, we have the pleasure of having you more than the one short night! As you mentioned we strive to make sure that each guest is personally attended to and I am thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

My husband and I stayed one night at the hotel and wished it could have been longer. We were returning to the area for our 25th wedding anniversary so were looking for a special place to celebrate, and this fit the bill. We found the staff to be extremely pleasant and helpful. The room was very spacious and comfortable and... More 

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auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear ellie411, I am quite thrilled that you and your husband were able to spend time with us at L'Auberge Carmel and dine in our restaurant. I thank you for the kind words here and we hope that when you are back in Carmel, that we can serve you once again. More 

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