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Normandy Inn

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Ocean Ave. between Monte Verde St. and Casanova St., Carmel, CA 93923
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Ranked #13 of 23 Hotels in Carmel
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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Dublin
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87 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice quaint little inn with courteous staff, clean rooms and comfy beds. The location on the main street is perfect and the price is around the average for what you will pay in the area. The only issue I had was that there is not enough parking for the number of rooms they have, so you may... More 

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We *loved* this place! It was close and convenient to all of the downtown restaurants and shops, but felt like a romantic hideaway. We had a Premium Fireplace Room which was ideal for couples. King size bed and beautiful rounded corner fireplace with TV, shower/toilet bathroom and then a separate vanity area for getting ready. Plentiful storage ... and also... More 

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Irvine, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was very small and outdated. Bathroom looked like it was last decorated in sixties, but it was clean. Bed was very uncomfortable, I felt like we slept on piece of marble. Bad sound insulation; since our room was on the 1st floor we thought that family of elephants stayed above us. Also, our room was on street corner... More 

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Dallas, TX
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a little concerned when I made my reservations a couple of months ahead of time. And the closer the trip got, the more worried I would get. My wife kept saying, "it's okay, we are not buying the place, we are just staying there". She was right, it was a waste of time to worry....this little hotel on... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the location of the Normandy Inn & the staff & front desk people are great. Sheila & Sandy are always so welcoming...we've been here many times over several years & always love it there. Continental breakfast room is well stocked including the USA Today. Many rooms have refrigerators & microwaves. Right on Ocean Avenue which is handy to walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are from the San Francisco Bay Area and for years have visited Carmel. When doing so we often stay at the Normandy Inn, enjoying the hospitality, courtesy and friendliness of longtime manager Sandy Backinger and her assistant Sheila as well as the comfort, charm and location of this very special Inn. I believe we know quality... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ive been a guest here more than 20 years. My daughters are just about to start college and wanted to go on their first 'adult trip alone, and out of the blue chose Carmel and the Normandy Inn as their cholce. Well I found that funny given their Mother and I actually honeymooned here. Well, the hosts were exceptional. The... More 

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California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I tell you about the pyramid ceiling because it will enhance the sound in the room. They should tell you this because unless you bring noise cancelling headphones, the buzzing will drive you crazy. It must be the fan from an adjacent room bathroom or refrigerator. At first this room, #108 will fool you into thinking it's great. They tell... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Quite a nice little place to stay in Carmel. The location is great right in the middle of everything and walkable to the beach in the daytime and the restaurants and bars at nighttime. The room was clean and spacious. It was pretty hot though, there only appeared to be a thermostat on the wall which didn't seem to alter... More 

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South Jordan, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We stayed for a few days for my hubby's sister's wedding on the beach. I did enjoy our stay at the Normandy inn. The whole area was wonderful. So many shops and things to do! I had never been to Carmel at all, so it was a nice surprise. Normandy Inn is probably the one of the closest hotel areas... More 

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