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Vagabond's House Inn

Dolores St & 4th Ave, P.O. Box 2747, Carmel, CA 93921
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Ranked #2 of 30 Carmel B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a great find this was. Cozy inn a few blocks from the main shopping area and beach. Nicely furnished and very clean. Breakfast is delivered to your room which we really enjoyed. The biggest problem was being smoked out by the chimney from a first floor suite with a wood burning fireplace. The chimney sits just outside of the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Vagabond is cute, well maintained and great location. Beautiful courtyard. They tried hard to do everything right with lovely linens, soaps, room amenities. Everything was a quality you would find at a four or five star hotel. Except our mattress. It was so soft and shaped like a roller coaster with a huge dip in the middle. After three... More

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Kitchener, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very quaint Inn, gardens, water falls, ponds, wine and cheese, breakfast in bed, need I say more? Our room was tucked around corners, down the cobblestone walks, trickling fountain on our private patio. Cute cute cute as a button!

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Hong Kong, China
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great small hotel/B&B, with loads of charm, very comfortable rooms and excellent hosts. We were travelling with another family and we had three rooms between us all, for two couples and 5 kids, we were a bit concerned our kids would be a bit too noisy but this wasn't a problem and the hosts were very accommodating... More

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New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 4 days and I wish we could have stayed longer. Room #10 had everything we needed. It was cleaned daily and quite spotless. A deep soaking tub, separate shower with seat, radiant floor heating that took the chill out of the floor, a working fireplace, a large flat screen TV, a king sized bed that was super... More

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Incline Village, Nevada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is the first time my wife and I stayed at the Vagabond House, but it certainly won't be the last time. This is a small, charming and quaint Inn, that is in a perfect location. The room we had #5 was great. No upstairs or side guest rooms, very private and a lovely bubbling fountain right outside. Beds couldn't... More

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Edinburgh, UK
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is a really lovely place to stay in Carmel, a bit different and fun. Beautifully equipped, we stayed in room 8 (or 9 - can't remember but they are the same) and loved everything about it. Extremely comfortable bed (including the converted futon which I slept on - they made it super comfortable), lovely fire, huge tv, gorgeous bathroom,... More

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Montara, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

this is the third time we have stayed here. This time was our worse experience as we stayed in 4A. The guests in the room above us were too loud. The flat tv screen is about 18 inches and too small to enjoy. The breakfast served was nothing special and coffee tasted awful. We had our dog so we'll look... More

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Lake Villa, Illinois
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

What a fantastic experience. I travel for a living and have stayed in hundreds of different properties. This property has now become one of my favorites. I love staying at smaller properties when on pleasure. The Vagabond has a total of 13 rooms and is very private and quiet. When you first enter the private courtyard area you see the... More

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Blackstone, Massachusetts
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92 reviews 92 reviews
27 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My wife and I stayed here 2 nights when visiting Carmel. Glad we selected this Inn. We had room number 1 that was very comfortable and had a small kitchen. When we arrived we were pleased to find that the Inn provided a nice bottle of champagne waiting for us for my wife's birthday. Parking is on the street or... More

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Address: Dolores St & 4th Ave, P.O. Box 2747, Carmel, CA 93921
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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Vagabond`s House Hotel Carmel
Vagabonds Inn

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Charming English Tudor-style Bed & Breakfast Inn situated in the heart of Carmel Village, 8 blocks from beach. ... more   less 
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