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Carmel Fireplace Inn

San Carlos St. at 4th, P.O. Box 4082, Carmel, CA 93921
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Berkeley, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Our younger son and his family live in nearby Pacific Grove, and we love Carmel, so when we visit, it is fun to stay in Carmel. We wound up at the Fireplace on a Living Social voucher and for what we paid, we didn't expect much. The Fireplace Inn exceeded our expectations especially after we read some of the snarky... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Thought the pictures online looked charming and quaint, but the property turned out to be run down ... and this was one of the pricier cottage-style suites. My first impression was a shabby exterior, with a white picket fence that was dirty with top rails that have been rotting for many years, and part of the wooden handrail was an... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My husband and I stayed in room 34 above the parking. The room is nice and comfortable with a gas fireplace,which was a nice touch. The location is perfect, 3 blocks walk to ocean's avenue. We read the reviews and hence skipped breakfast. There are nice bakeries around so we didn't want to risk having those costco muffins. The main... More 

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Palatine
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

What a lovely environment. Placed in the garden with private pathways to your room. Double Dutch doors, amazing breakfast. Although in the center of town, there is a private quietness. My stay was for the Big Sur Marathon, runner pick up was right around the corner. This B&B is will be on my list for a repeat stay.

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Not really an Inn or B&B more of an older hotel - which is ok. Booking was actually great Robin very helpful - rest of the staff when we were there not so much. Parking a huge issue they have 7 spots for the 20 rooms - and make you feel like it's your fault for not parking when you... More 

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Sacramento, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Cute & quaint cottage property amid well groomed gardens. Many cottages w Dutch doors. All rooms have the namesake fireplace. Quiet even though property on a well traveled street. Standard continental breakfast not worth getting up for. Front desk staff can be abrupt when stressed. Good central location to/from Ocean Ave. but private parking limited.

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Gold Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

we stayed here for 2 nights. Room was very large with an extra large bed, so much room to move. Fireplace added a romantic touch. Staff were very friendly. Offers off street parking and free wifi. Breakfast of coffee, pastries and fruit is provided. Close to all main street shops etc.Cute little place to stay.

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Pittsboro
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Our family rented a small cottage ( had 2 bedrooms,1.5 baths, living room and full kitchen) with the Carmel Fireplace Inn for 2 nights. We were so very pleased with the kind service and fabulously clean cottage. I could not have asked for more! We were located 1 block from downtown and could walk to dinner and shops. Carmel was... More 

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Redlands, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This quaint and charming Inn has been a favorite of ours over the last 20 years! Lisa who was working at the front desk was particularly helpful in assisting us in selecting our room and in helping us find nearby sites! She really went out of her way to make sure that we had a comfortable stay!! We really loved... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The Inn from the exterior is beautiful! The flowers and lobby area are stunning and create a wonderful atmosphere, but the rooms themselves could be better. Our room was standard for the price and seemed as if we were staying at a motel rather than an expensive Inn. We even had a large spider in our room that came out... More 

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