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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Halifax, Canada
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27 reviews
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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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

We were found this place by a different hotel. Everyone is friendly and helpful in America. We were shown the room, very clean and well presented- cute. Very helpful host Tina recommended a restaurant affia on the corner of sixth ave. Brilliant, first class food. Overall fantastic start to the world class carmel. Home from home

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