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Candle Light Inn

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San Carlos Street, Between 4th and 5th Avenues, Carmel, CA 93921
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a room with fireplace (they provide all the necessary things to use it), the bed was very good and the room spacious enough. The bathroom was rather old, but with all the essentials. Interesting point, they serve breakfast to your door. I did not opt for it. Nice personnel, real value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in room 6 which has a one king bed. Rooms are clean, staff is nice, breakfast is served to your room, location is great. Fireplace is on every night great place to have a glass of wine. Guests were pleasant to talk and hang out with.

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Candle Light Inn, responded to this review

We're so pleased to hear that you had a great stay and thanks so much for choosing the Candle Light Inn. I hope we'll see you again soon in Carmel! Warm Regards, Felina Smith Operations Manager More 

Pordenone, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is great, the room very comfortable. The front desk was incredibly helpful and friendly. Very close to the beach, shops and nice restaurants. We will return in the future and stay again in this nice place .

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Candle Light Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. It was our pleasure to have you as our guests and I'm thrilled that you had a lovely time. We'll look forward to welcoming you back! Warm Regards, Felina Smith Operations Manager More 

Fort Washington, Maryland, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about our stay was excellent - beautiful facility and friendly/efficient staff. The location was in the heart of Carmel by the Sea. It has convenient free parking on the property which eliminates the challenge of parking in Carmel

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Candle Light Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We strive to provide a warm and welcoming experience for our guests and it's wonderful to know when we're getting it right. I hope we'll be able to welcome you back to Carmel in the future! Warm Regards, Felina Smith Operations Manager More 

Bushey, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is a super little hotel in an excellent, central location. We arrived, after a long drive, to coffee and cookies in reception; a nice touch. Clean, comfortable rooms with a huge bed. The patio fire was lit in the evenings and we were invited to take our own drinks there and meet other guests. A good range of toiletries... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

The front desk was incredibly helpful and friendly giving us shopping and dining recommendations upon arrival. The location is great- you are within walking distance of all the shops, restaurants and beach but it's still very quiet. The room was a great size and the bed was very comfortable. I can't wait to go back and stay again!

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We loved our stay. We loved having an extra room (kitchen) and fireplace. Beds were comfortable. TV was a bit on the small side for viewing from the bed. Staff were really helpful. Breakfast was provided every morning, Kashi cereal,milk,fruit, yogurt.

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San Jose, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is an upgraded motel in an excellent location within an easy walk of all the galleries, restaurants and bars of Carmel. Excellent experience with a quick and courteous check in. Then a large, scrupously clean room awaits, with an upgraded bathroom and super comfortable bed. While the overall decor is not opulent, it is all easily a few notches... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The Candle Light Inn is an exceptional place to stay, we found the beds to be very comfortable and the rooms spacious. By booking direct we were treated to a lovely continental breakfast delivered to our door and good wifi. The Inn is walking distance to town where there are many choices of restaurants. Nick C on front desk was... More 

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Seattle, Washington, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I was just down in Carmel this past weekend and stayed at the Candle Light Inn on San Carlos between 4th and 5th. Nice enough place, an older property. I stayed in the King Deluxe with Fireplace (and 2 person jetted tub). The room was large, somewhat dated but with a comfortable bed, Keurig coffee system, refrigerator, sofa, chair, coffee... More 

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