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Briarwood Inn

San Carlos Street, Between Fourth and Fifth avenues, P.O. Box 5245, Carmel, CA 93921
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seymour, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went as a family and stayed in the house #1 and it was very nice with all shops and restaurants all with in walking distance. One draw back was there was not a restroom in the "Lobby" area and after the drive from the airport it was a necessity, we were advised by management to use the gas station... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was in a great location in that it was very easy to walk everywhere you wanted to go in Carmel. Rooms have assigned parking spaces, so that is great to ensure you have someplace to leave your car and not have to park on the road. The room we selected when booking online was a little dated, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I found a Living Social deal for Briarwood Inn and I couldn't be happier with the purchase. My girlfriend and I stayed two nights. It is conveniently located near many restaurants, which was a huge positive. We walked everywhere. Our room had an older style, but was very clean and comfortable. It is not trendy, if that is a priority.... More 

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Pacifica, California
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33 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Like many Carmel inns, this one was not originally built as lodging. This means that you need to be prepared to handle some peculiarities. In our case, the suite was spacious but the bedroom tiny. The bed filled nearly the entire space. There was a closet but no usable drawer space in the bedroom, though space was available in the... More 

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We have stayed in Carmel too many times to count - it is a favorite, dog friendly, fantastic beach, charming town, lovely people kind of place! This was the first time, however, that we stayed at the Briarwood. Our accommodation was clean and nicely appointed. The only small down side was that the fridge was in a very small, cramped... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The Briarwood is a comfortable convenient place to stay right in Downtown Carmel. We had a good sized room, clean bathroom and a free continental breakfast in the morning. Walkable to everything. The decor is homey, not chic.

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This was a great little inn to stay at. Right in the heart of the town, you can walk to everything from here. The room was large yet cozy, clean and comfortable. There was a free social hour with delicious local wine from nearby winery, along with complimentary glasses to keep as a memento of our stay. The staff was... More 

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Chelmsford
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78 reviews 78 reviews
24 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Arrived in Carmel in the dark and stumbled across this boutique style accom. We were actually recommended by another (more expensive) lodging that we arrived at first for an enquiry. Lisa on the front desk was so helpful. The room itself is best described as homely. It even had a gas fire, but wasn't needed. Small wc and bathroom, but... More 

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Hermosillo, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

OK, our major gripe? No AC, that's right....no AC. We were slightly hot, but the weather was cool. We stayed in september so I don't know if this would be a problem in other warmer months. The location is perfect, just perfect. It has about 4 parking spots for double the rooms, or more. We had to park about 3... More 

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Sacramento, California
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We decided to head to Carmel for one night in Saturday. It's nearly impossible to get a reservation for one night so we thought we would wing it. We showed up in town and stopped in here. The staff were very accommodating! We got a room for the night with our two dogs. The room was comfortable and well located... More 

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