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Svendsgaard's Inn

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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Henderson, Nevada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have visited Carmel at least once a year and stayed in rental cottages and houses as well as local inns and we have to admit that Svendsgaard's Inn was a very pleasant surprise! This was our first time staying here and we were impressed by the staff, the cleanliness of the rooms and grounds, and daily breakfast delivered to... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like to go down to Carmel once a year or so, and have been staying at different hotels every time we do. Svengaard's is centrally located, and despite its older facilities & "motel-style" layout (which is fairly common in Carmel), it proved to be a decent hotel. The room was nice, and we were able to see the ocean... More 

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San Jose, California
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Stayed over Easter weekend, wonderful experience. Was booked at another hotel, which I've titled The Dump. By chance, late Sat. afternoon, the Svendsgaard had acceptable accommodations for the weekend. My neighbor, her dog, and I felt like Prince Charming had rescued us after The Dump. We had a great room, huge spa, small refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker( I preferred the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stayed here in September 2014. It was a great time to visit as the town wasn't super busy. The hotel was clean and well kept. I loved the half doors that many places in Carmel have. We had a room right under the stairwell right below check in. The room location was good, however the only thing is that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

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 March 4, 2015

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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Palo Alto
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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