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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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Walnut Creek
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Great weekend in Carmel. The sand in Carmel is so soft, perfect for long walks on the beach barefoot, and Carmel is so close to point lobos, perfect coastal hiking. The water is really cold and ensure enough time for photos along your hikes too :)

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Two night stay in this up market motel lodge. All staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was very clean and well appointed. Best of all was the location which is right in the centre of beautiful Carmel. The breakfast coffee, orange juice and pastry were very fresh and tasty.

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Monterey, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family had an unexpected delay in our home being ready for move in. In the midst of a very busy travel season, over the Memorial Day weekend, most places surrounding Monterey, Carmel and associated area were full. Durning this seemingly inocuous event, it was really a quite stressful time as we had just driven fromWashington with the promise of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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 2 weeks 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 

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