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Carmel Lodge

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San Carlos at 5th Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921-0951
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love this place a great value for the area best location in Carmel 1/2 block for the Hogs Breath for a great dinner and Drinks you don't even need a car go see the town by foot.Also the staff is very friendly and helpful.

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CarmelLodgeGM, General Manager at Carmel Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Dale M! Thanks for the great review, and for pointing out that you can park your car here and walk everywhere in beautiful Carmel. We're 2 blocks from famed Ocean Avenue and, as you pointed out, great restaurants. Hope to see you again soon. Take care, Stephanie More 

Uxbridge, Canada
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18 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent one night at this hotel/motel. The location in Carmel is excellent...easy walking distance to the town shops and restaurants. If you are not too fussy about having a luxurious room or lovely décor, this is a great place to sleep for one night. The lady that greeted us was very pleasant. Our room included breakfast which they delivered... More 

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CarmelLodgeGM, General Manager at Carmel Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Gillandjp! Thank you for taking time to write a review, and for pointing out what a great location Carmel Lodge has, plus FREE parking. We've noticed the same thing you have -- when you're in Carmel you're spending time walking around, shopping, and eating. Please come again soon! Take care, Stephanie More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room was clean and comfortable. We had plenty of room and the hotel was very convenient to shops, restaurants, etc. and not far from the beach. We would definitely stay there again. Breakfast was brought to our room each morning and it was more than adequate, a croissant, strawberries, juice and coffee.

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CarmelLodgeGM, General Manager at Carmel Lodge, responded to this review

Hey, My 2015Trip! Thanks so much for the wonderful compliments, and we would definitely welcome you here again! Glad you made it down to the beach. Hope to see you again soon. Take care, Stephanie More 

San Francisco, California
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fairly standard motel room, but pet friendly. Had an upstairs room with small balcony, which made it nice. Very convenient to several excellent restaurants within a two block radius. A mini-fridge in the room would have been welcome. Coffee from the lobby was actually good.

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CarmelLodgeGM, General Manager at Carmel Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, NK! Thanks for the nice review and I'm so glad you got to enjoy Carmel with your dog. It's one of the dog-friendliest towns in America, and I hope you made it down to off-leash Carmel Beach, my dog's favorite place in the world. Working on the mini-fridges. We get raves about the coffee...it's from Carmel Valley Roasting Company.... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed here for one night whilst on our honeymoon. The hotel room was clean and comfortable for the stay. The room didn't have air con so this may be an issue in summer but did have a portable fan which we used. The continental breakfast was also nice. We would stay again if we are ever back in... More 

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CarmelLodgeGM, General Manager at Carmel Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Kelly D! Congrats on the wedding and thank you so much for sharing your review and your honeymoon with us! We think you should make in an annual tradition. We actually have a couple who honeymooned here 45 years ago and have returned for their anniversary every year since! Take care, Stephanie More 

Hitchin, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable room plenty of space Beth was extremely helpful would definitely stay there again. Breakfast was brought to our room fresh coffee and fresh Orange juice bed very comfortable a great night sleep.

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CarmelLodgeGM, General Manager at Carmel Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, John A! Thanks for the extremely nice review, and for mentioning the extremely nice Beth. She's at the front desk nightly, 5 days a week, and is an amazing Carmel resource. She's lived here all her life, so she knows every nook and cranny of this adorable village. Hope you'll be able to return here! Take care, Stephanie More 

Sanok, Poland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Front desk lady was so sweet. She answered all questions, we where able to check in early, told us a bunch of awesome places to eat and was so thorough. Couldn't ask for a better location. Breakfast was brought to the room (strawberrys, orange juice, coffee and a delicious croissant). Room was clean and bed was very comfy. We had... More 

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CarmelLodgeGM, General Manager at Carmel Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Kd_Pitz! What a perfect review! Thank you so much for taking time to write a review. I'm glad you enjoyed one of our balcony rooms -- be sure to call us directly the next time you're coming to Carmel and we'll make sure you get one of those rooms. Hope to see you again soon! Take care, Stephanie More 

Coarsegold Ca
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its in the hub of the village. The beds and pillows are super comfortable. We come to Carmel all the time and finally found a place that has great parking, great prices, pet friendly and they even bring breakfast to your room. Staff has always been super nice. We like staying in the rooms with the outdoor patios to the... More 

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CarmelLodgeGM, General Manager at Carmel Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Hagerman Family! We're so glad you found us! I'm happy you enjoyed the balcony room and, especially, the pink tiles. Thanks for mentioning the beds and pillows -- they're so comfy. You have such a fun, happy attitude -- exactly the kind of guest we love. Please come again soon!! Take care, Stephanie More 

Nodebais
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very close to center Carmel. Staff at reception are their to help. Rooms are clean but basic. Breakfast served in room (coffee, croissant, fruit, juice). Price quality in line. Lady late afternoon at reception can redirect you where to eat and drink at carmel.

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CarmelLodgeGM, General Manager at Carmel Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Yannick B! Thanks for the very nice review and for mentioning Beth, our Carmel expert. She's a great help in planning dinners and anything else in Carmel. She knows every nook and cranny of this town. Take care, Stephanie More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice place. We only stay one night while driving to the coast. Comfortable room, free parking. The breakfast was served in the bedroom but it was very weak. Close to main street and a nice stroll to the beach.

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CarmelLodgeGM, General Manager at Carmel Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Sleiman Z! Thanks for the review and for mentioning your stroll to the beach. People sometimes get distracted on the way to the beach by all the amazing restaurants and shops in Carmel, but Carmel Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches on the California coast. It's an easy 10-minute walk from Carmel Lodge, but you do have... More 

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