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Vagabond's House Inn

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Dolores St & 4th Ave, P.O. Box 2747, Carmel, CA 93921
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Grass Valley, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed Randall the hostess, he was very helpful and friendly. The wine and cheese served at 4 pm gave guests an opportunity to meet each other, if desired,and also talk to host and get suggestions as to where to eat. 2 reasons I gave 4 instead of 5. You can literally hear the conversation from next door, I mean... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place. Randall, the host, was terrific, as were his suggestions for places to eat, etc. Our room was large, and nicely decorated. The location is perfect for walking into town. And we loved the afternoon wine that was served!

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Fairfax, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem! While many other lodges and inns in Carmel by the Sea get away with descriptions of "quaint" and "charming" to offset the old furniture, pealed paint and general lack of upkeep - you will not find evidence of any of that here. Beautiful cozy rooms with fresh linens, furniture and paint. Most rooms are very comfortable in... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for one night and it was great.Plenty of available street parking around but they do have a lot that was easy and free. The room was smaller than I expected but very clean and the bed was comfortable. The bathroom was clean and the shower had great water pressure with no issues of hot water. Randall at... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We've visited Carmel many times, but this was our first time staying at the Vagabond's House - it won't be the last! We really enjoyed the charming atmosphere and quiet location. The beautiful courtyard and waterfall are instantly relaxing. Our party had two of the newly remodeled rooms and they are wonderful. Lots of nice amenities such as lovely fireplaces,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My partner and I stayed here in late Jan and had a wonderful time. The room (we booked room 6) was delightful - comfy bed, had a fireplace, window seat, bathroom with heaps of character. Very generous breakfast. We also met a lovely man who helped us check in and did wine/ cheese hour from 5pm. Over some delicious cheese... More 

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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

A lovely place, with a friendly and welcoming staff and a fine breakfast served in your room. Peaceful and quiet yet just a few blocks from restaurants and shops, rooms are clustered around a sweet little courtyard, each furnished with care and attention to style and comfort. A romantic setting and also great for families. We had a wonderful time... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My husband and I returned to the Vagabond House Inn twenty years after staying the first time and we enjoyed it just as much as we did the first time. This is a very well cared for bed and breakfast within walking distance to all the shops and restaurants in town. The rooms are quaint with upscale touches like heated... More 

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25 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We couldn't have been happier with our stay at Vagabond House Inn. Our second floor room was clean and comfortable with a nice view (and even a window seat). The fireplace was a nice addition and kept the room cozy. The staff were extremely friendly. And the breakfast each morning was tasty and just the right amount of food to... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We spent two nights at Vagabond's House Inn early November. The place is very cute and is made up of a number of little English cottages around a beautiful garden with a water fountain. We stayed in a room on the second floor overlooking the open-space. It's not a big room but it is fully furnished with a fire-place, fridge... More 

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