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Svendsgaard's Inn

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At the corner of San Carlos Street and Fourth Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Elk Grove, California
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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My stay at Svendsgaard's Inn was very pleasant. This Inn is located approximately 3 blocks from the main shopping. The staff is friendly, courteous, and professional. I really enjoyed my corner room with the many windows. I gave this Inn a score of Very Good vs. Excellent because the dog bowl outside the main entrance lacked clean water and I... More 

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Sydney
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15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely spot in a beautiful town. Organised, friendly staff happy to help with questions , suggestions, ideas. Parking available, spacious suite, very comfortable bed. Enjoyed the breakfast delivered to the room and tea/coffee amenities at the reception. Great spot.

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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was nice and large. Breakfast was delivered to your door in the morning. It was an easy walk to all the shops and down to the beach. A tavern was right across the street. It made for a great day in Carmel.

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Svendsgaard's Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. It's great to hear you enjoyed your visit to Carmel just as much as we enjoy being here. I hope we can welcome you back to the Svendsgaard's Inn! Warm Regards, Felina Smith operations Manager More 

Baton Rouge
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62 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this inn. The staff went out of the way to make us feel special. From the luggage assistance offered at check-in, cookies offered throughout the day, Jose's restaurant recommendations, the housekeepers attention, the staff was super. The room was spotless. The beds comfortable. Kurig machine welcomed addition. I will definitely stay again if in Carmel. Nothing negative... More 

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Svendsgaard's Inn, responded to this review

It really helps us to hear from our guests, thank you for posting this review. It was our pleasure to have you as our guests and we hope that we can welcome you back in the future. Happy travels! Warm Regards, Felina Smith Operations Manager More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the front desk check in until we checked out our stay at Svendsgaard was top notch. The breakfast served was really good. The inn is located in a convenient area and is proximate to everything you need. It is also very easy to find. Great place to stay in Carmel.

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Svendsgaard's Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review. Our guest's satisfaction is our top priority and it's wonderful to hear that you had such a nice stay. I hope we can welcome you back to the Svendsgaard's Inn in the future! Warm Regards, Felina Smith Operations Manager More 

San Diego, California
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42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While this Inn is centrally located, it was definitely not a place I would have chosen to stay had a friend not recommended the property. Negative things 1. In our room, there were no hooks on the bathroom door to hand bath towels to dry. 2. In our room, the finish on the sink faucet in the bathroom had rubbed... More 

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Svendsgaard's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for providing such a thorough review of your experience. I’m truly sorry that your stay was not all you had expected. I’m pleased to say we have improvements underway to tackle many of the room items mentioned, like fixtures, mirrors and carpets. Air conditioning is uncommon in Carmel inns. We rarely have the high temperatures to warrant it... More 

Rockford, Illinois, United States
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My wife and I visited here during our "bucket list" trip down California's Highway 1. This is a great little local property. Everything here has a Swedish kind of flair. Staff was very welcoming, room was in good condition. They also offer something that I have never seen done anywhere else...they bring a continental breakfast to your room as part... More 

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Svendsgaard's Inn, responded to this review

We're thrilled that you had such a good time, it was our pleasure to have you as our guests. I hope you'll visit us again when you're next in California! Warm Regards, Felina Smith Operations Manager More 

Northern Califonia
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93 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

If you are going to stay here, understand what it is. It is a cheap, older motel that needs a lot of upgrading. Th grounds and rooms are basically clean, but they are old and worn. The rooms smell musty and have a mish-mash of old, unmatched furniture. One dresser was an old discard painted white--with dried paint drips on... More 

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Oakley, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Really enjoy this hotel and so does my dog. We will definitely be back. So close to everything and they do not discriminate against large breed dogs. It is not the size of the dog that matters, it is how well it behaves.

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Svendsgaard's Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks to you and your pooch for choosing the Svendsgaard's Inn! It was our pleasure to have you as our guests and I hope we'll be able to welcome you back in the future. Warm Regards, Felina Smith Operations Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I stayed here with my parents on Memorial Day weekend. It was just about $200 a night. There's ample parking and the courtyard is very pretty. Walking into our room, classical music was playing on the TV, whether or not that's typical or an accident, it was a nice welcome to our room. The front desk folk are all very... More 

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Svendsgaard's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Svendsgaard's Inn and for your kind words. We're so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. I'm pleased to say that we have a wide variety of room types and some of our multi-bed guest suites do have fireplaces. I hope we'll be able to welcome you and your family back to Carmel in... More 

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