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Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly, the only good thing about this place is the location. Otherwise, I would spend a little more to stay somewhere better. We were booked for two nights. However, after one night, I woke up with 4 bites on my arm and face and couldn't figure out what had happened. I searched through the blankets and bed and found a... More 

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ciasca, Front Office Manager at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear and we apologize for any inconvenience. We try our level best to make sure each and every guest are satisfied. After your departure we've immediately called in the inspection to make sure. They could not detect anything from that room and right now there is a pollen season going on as well. Again we apologize... More 

Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

One bad thing about this place is the fact that the wifi did not work well on my phone, which was really inconvenient. Other than that, the stay was alright, vintage looking room, environmentally friendly and pretty clean. Though it was pricy cause this is one of the tourist trap areas.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Carmel is beautiful, I want to be there like, forever. Carmel Oaks was right in the middle of it, basic and simple but sweet and charming. Very comfy bed, clean and spacious. For breakfast you get a little basket delivered to your room, filled with fruit, cereals, pastry and snack bars. We paid $113 for the night including parking. Very... More 

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London
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68 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

I was quite surprised to see a bad review of this motel, whilst I wouldn't rave about it I have no complaints. It does what it says on the tin! Good location (albeit in a town that isn't that huge to start with), friendly check in service. Good hot shower over a tub, nice sized bathroom and good sized room... More 

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San Diego, California
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33 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Well, in its favor we can say that it's a great location for the price. We loved being able to walk out our door and be in the middle of town in a couple of short blocks. Also, it's in a rather pretty, wooded location. That being said, there were things that disappointed us. The walls are VERY thin! We... More 

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West Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Refrigerator did not work at all, sheets had pen marks all over them, coffee pot was mounted on the wall and hung down so much it was impossible to make coffee without first leveling the pot on the crooked shelf, TV remote was pretty useless, behind the TV armoire it had so many holes in the wall for cords it... More 

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Cary, NC
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228 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

This place is "rustic" but in the middle of Carmel. Location is excellent, but the hotel is clearly dated and rustic in feel. The room is a bit small but the beds are pretty good. It was generally clean and functional, alb-it cramped.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We arrived late after the office had closed and were given a room that felt dirty and had a horrible smell to it. As there was no one left from staff we could not change room. A bad nights sleep and we were extremely happy to leave early in the morning. Avoid this place!

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El Dorado Hills, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This is a very old hotel that they have tried to update but failed. Wall to wall furniture that gives you an enclosed feeling. Very small shower. Could hardly move. Paper thin walls. The one good thing they had was every morning they would leave a basket full of goodies. It was a nice touch.

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sunnyvale
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

close to restaurants/shops/17mile drive/mission. expensive $200 wkday. frig/microwave/private balcony. streetside room quiet. breakfast basket on common patio good, sofabed too. screendoor needs repair.

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