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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Rafael, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a nice sized room at the Briarwood - the Bedford Suite. The room was quite large with nice paneling. But it was very dark in the room. The bathroom, however, was very small and it was impossible for two people to navigate the room. It would have been nicer if they could have taken some of space in... More 

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Vacaville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel is clean, well maintained, and staff is friendly. Room was small with limited closet space, very small shower and very warm at night (found out at checkout fan was available to use but too late).. Parking spaces are very close and would not recommend parking large SUV or truck there. Breakfast was simple fruit, bagels, muffins, juice, and coffee.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are many choices of quaint places to stay in Carmel, California. Briarwood Inn was a wonderful place for my husband and I to stay for our one night in Carmel. "St. Anne" #48 was clean, well appointed, good space and storage & quiet. It was upstairs (keep that into account for large luggage pieces), and we had our own... More 

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Walnut Creek, California, United States
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25 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first thing you need is to be close to downtown - parking is tough. Just a few blocks off Ocean Ave, this B&B also includes parking, a needed amenity. After we checked in and admired our room, esp. the lovely fireplace, we stopped off for some complimentary port in the day room. They have a book with a lot... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a little over a block from Ocean avenue, the main drag of this terrific destination town, this is a decent inn in 2 buildings - room was ok but small with bed tucked into an alcove, breakfast good, off-street parking, nice staff

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San Rafael, California, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I purchased a two night package on Living Social and it turned out to be a great investment. In the heart of Carmel with everything in walking distance; a suite with a bedroom/living room, full kitchen, large hallway, and bath; friendly and helpful staff with excellent recommendations. Totally will go back again on my next trip to... More 

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Seymour, Indiana
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

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
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
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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