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Svendsgaard's Inn

At the corner of San Carlos Street and Fourth Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel and the city are amazing!! Very cute, very charming, very confortable. Great room, great shower, nice bed and very, very near from Ocean Avenue, where there's the restaurants and stores of the city. It is a amazing experience!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carmel has been an annual destination for years for a relaxing stay filled with fun shopping and good dining. It is a dog friendly town, and Svendgaard's Inn is one of the many lodgings accepting dog stays. While the room was not an issue, a whining, barking dog at night and in the morning was. After visiting the lobby to... More 

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San Jose, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We enjoyed our first stay at Svendsgarrd's Inn and will definitely return here for our next stay to Carmel. Great location, dog friendly and friendly staff! They provide breakfast to your room each morning and there is fresh coffee/tea/water in the hotel lobby. All rooms are easily accessible from the parking lot.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

The staff were so friendly & helpful. Breakfast delivered every morning to our door. Great beds & linen (high priority on our list. Same with Pet Friendly room. Our Sammy loved his stay. Nice large room with cozy fireplaces lite in the evening. Nice being walking distance to beach, fine restaurants & outdoor cafes we could take Sammy with us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We enjoy the laid-back atmosphere, the quiet, and friendly staff. The property is clean, well maintained, and the landscaping is charming. We invariably stay here, or at one of its sister properties when in Carmel. It is a good value-for-money, especially if you are on a mailing/e-mail list as they run very nice specials from time to time. This time... More 

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Sheridan, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Svendsgaard's Inn was written up in Sunset Magazine which is how we found it. It's not a luxury hotel, but with good amenities for the cost. The front desk clerk went out of his way to ensure we were serviced well, as we were arriving late. The cookies and tea/water and cozy gas fire in the lobby were welcoming. We... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

There are several little lodges within a block or so of fourth and San Carlos so my wife and I have taken to calling it "cozy corner". This was our first stay at Svendgaard's and will not be our last. It is an older property (as are virtually all properties within the village) but has been renovated nicely, though not... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We choose this group of hotels at least once a year, however this trip I have to say that the service was definitely lacking. While the room was mostly clean, there were some important missed items that should have been cleaned. My wife and I asked for water bottles each day and never received them unless we personally hunted down... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We booked a king deluxe fireplace room for one quick night away without the kids. I wanted a jacuzzi tub and was not so concerned about the rest of the room. I was pleasantly surprised. The property is older, but remodeled and well maintained. We arrived before the 3 pm check in. Room was not ready, but staff was pleasant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

There are not many hotels/inns in Carmel that are as spacious as Svendsgaard Inn. We had a two bedroom suite and it was very reasonable by Carmel standards, and definitely cheaper than having to rent two separate rooms for our family of four. The location itself is excellent - restaurants all around, and the Ocean Ave shops just a short... More 

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