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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Watsonville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In the middle of Carmel by the Sea !!!! We walked every where we wanted to go and walked to all our dinner locations as well. The hotel offered a restaurant guide to places to eat as well as a discount of 10 or 15% with these partners.

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

Thanks so much for the lovey review, I hope we'll see you again for another few wonderful days! Warm Regards, Felina Smith Operations Manager More 

Scarsdale NY
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the breakfast that was sent to our room.- nice choices & good food. The outdoor firepit was so great to sit in front of on the cool night in July in Carmel. The location was great - walkable to town easily.

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

We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay! Our firepit is, indeed, a wonderful place to relax and soak in the marvelous Carmel weather. I'm also happy to say we've planned some improvements to the back section of rooms in the coming months. I hope you'll stay with us again in the future and enjoy them. Warm Regards, Felina... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a beautiful room on the ground floor. Thank goodness as we didn't have to take our suitcases upstairs. We had been travelling for 3 1/2 weeks. It is in a terrific location. Rooms come with a fire place and the beds are comfortable. A breakfast basket of fruit, pastries and yoghurt is served to your room. There... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words! It was our pleasure to welcome you to Carmel and it's so helpful to know from our guests how we're doing. I hope we'll seen again in Carmel, happy travels! Warm Regards, Felina Smith Operations Manager More 

London
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was lovely, after staying in 2 hotels as part of our holiday it was nice when we arrived here and found that we had booked a suite (we booked so far in advance we sort of forgot). Who knew just having a sofa to sit on in your room could make that much difference. We also had a... More 

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience. It's wonderful to hear what you enjoyed and so helpful to hear where we need to improve. I'm so sorry for the errors with your breakfast. We will certainly re-focus on making sure we don't let that happen again. I hope we can welcome you back to the Candle... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Candle Light Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and I'm happy to say we have improvements planned for our guestrooms in the coming year. I hope we can welcome you back to Carmel in the future! Felina Smith Operations Manager More 

San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 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 June 17, 2015

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 June 10, 2015

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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