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Carmel Lodge

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   San Carlos at 5th Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921-0951
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Ranked #21 of 21 hotels in Carmel
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Roseville, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I booked this not knowing where it was located...I must say from location to friendliness of the staff to a delivered continental breakfast....what more could you ask for!! I would certainly return for another visit.

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Beecher, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night in this older, but well maintained lodge. Our room was small but the bed was comfortable. It was a tight squeeze in the bathroom, but everything worked well. Breakfast was very simple, but was tasty. Parking is provided in a lot in the back of the hotel. This place is close to town; easy to walk... More

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Sonoma, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Lowest rate in Carmel. My room was generous in size and comfortable. It could use a new coat of paint and the bathroom is dated but in perfect working order. The bed was really great. The breakfast was simple and a fine way to start the day. Free parking, free Wi-Fi. The Carmel Lodge is just a couple of blocks... More

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

Dear SonomaNative, Thank you for the honest review. I will be sure to get a fresh coat of paint in that room, thanks for the heads up. Thank you for staying with us and we'll see you on your next trip to Carmel! Sincerely, Carmel Lodge 831.624.1255 More

San Clemente, California, USA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We couldn't ask for a better location. It's conveniently located right in the city. Just park your car and head out to the nearest pub. The hotel offer a cozy fireplace and little amenities like coffee maker, pet friendly accomodations. They also provide continental breakfast in the lobby. We enjoyed our stay here and we plan to stay here again.... More

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

Dear Ms. Mitchell, What a wonderful review, thank you! We strive to make Carmel Lodge enjoyable for everyone, including all of our furry friends! We look forward to seeing back in Carmel soon. Sincerely, Carmel Lodge 831.624-1255 More

Oakland, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I have to say I was pleasantly surprised by the hotel. When I saw it was 21 on tripadvisor I was concerned. After visiting, I realized that there a lot of very spoiled people out there. The room we stayed in was lovely. NO it is not the most current design but it was clean and attractive and the bed... More

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

Dear momadark, Thank you so very much for the kind review. We truly appreciate all of our great guests that come and enjoy Carmel Lodge and all of the wonderful things about this area. Hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Carmel Lodge 831.624-1255 More

San Diego, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

The best thing about Carmel Lodge is its location- it's right in the middle of Carmel. But other than that its nothing to write home about. It needs a complete makeover- it's old and needs a big spruce up. The rooms are basic- no tea or coffee making facilities or fridge. The rooms are clean, though, and we had one... More

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

Dear hotranga, You're so correct, our location is absolutely superb and yes, a bit of sprucing up is in order. The good news is that it has already commenced and by the time you come back to Carmel and stay with us again you will see some of the upgrades. Thank you for taking the time to write a review... More

Gig Harbor, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We have been staying here for years and enjoying every minute of it. It is all about location, friendly staff, lovely rooms (we always stay in room 30), and good parking. We wouldn't stay anywhere else.

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

Dear Barbara J, Awesome review! Thank you soooo much, it really does mean a lot to us to hear nice feedback. See you soon! Sincerely, Carmel Lodge 831-624-1255 More

Sacramento
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We stayed here one night which was fine. The bed was comfy and I didn't hear the neighbors except when they were outside our door yelling to their friends (really? come on) at midnight. They could go through and replace the fixtures in the bathroom for very little cost and it would make a huge difference. A lot of dirty... More

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

Dear jujubee47, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. My apologies to you that your stay with us was not perfect. We have started upgrading the property and the next time you're in Carmel please stop in and take a look at some of the rooms. I think that you will be impressed at the changes. Thanks... More

Alexandria, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Reception staff very friendly and helpful. First impressions are very good as the rooms are massive, however as others have said it is a bit tired now and needs some work. I turned our shower on and could not turn it off!!! To be fair, the maid came within 5 minutes and managed to temporarily fix it and it was... More

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

Dear Ian_Roper, Many thanks for the nice review. Sorry about shower not turning off easily. I have made sure that all of the fixtures have been checked and that issue shouldn't happen again. Hopefully you had a lovely trip in the states and got some good beach time in while you were here. Next time you're visiting the area please... More

Beverly Hills, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Everything in Carmel is expensive. When you go there, you expect things to be nice. This motel is tired. It gives the impression it hasn't been remodeled in years, Our shower door wouldn't close all the way. The continental breakfast is lame. A packaged sweet roll and a bagel that you have to take to your room. The outside railing... More

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Additional Information about Carmel Lodge

Also Known As:
Carmel Hotel Carmel
Carmel Hotel
Address: San Carlos at 5th Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921-0951
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 21 hotels in Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Carmel Lodge 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Carmel Lodge has 38 guest rooms and is conveniently located in downtown Carmel by the Sea and is just steps from fabulous restaurants, art galleries and boutique shopping. Carmel Lodge offers their guests complimentary parking in the private lot, complimentary continental breakfast and complimentary Wifi that spans throughout the property. The inn is only a half mile from the white sands of Carmel Beach where the water is crisp and cool and the beach is clean and beautiful. ... more   less 
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