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The Colonial Terrace

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13th and San Antonio Streets, Carmel, CA 93921
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We chose this property on a recommendation from friends and due to it's proximity to the beach. It worked out really well, we walked across the street to the beach, were supplied with beach towels, umbrellas and chairs. The property is also within easy walkable distance to all the shops and restaurants. another great feature is that there's plenty of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really great time with our friends to stay at ColonialTerrace. Absolutely great location and very friendly stuff. Thank you for tips from our friends, who stayed here many times. Nice garden with tables and chair. And very important for this time of the week to have a free parking space.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located just a couple of minutes walk from the beach (one small block), which is great for long walks and picnics. We found the 20 min walk to the shops and restaurants fine, but obviously that's not for everyone. Take a torch in the evening as there are no pavements or street lights in places, but don't... More 

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San Jose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are standard--and that's just fine at a Carmel location that can't be beat. Walking distance from the beach and 3/4 mile to town. Given what most people are looking for--a weekend getaway--the Colonial is ideal.

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Oakland
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

linoleum in the bathroom, stains in the tub/shower, rundown look in the room, and this was one of the most expensive rooms - great common areas, near the beach, but i would recommend passing. much better hotels in carmel for cheaper prices.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family of 4 stayed there and would go back in a heart beat. Staff was great and the property was amazing. Got a fan from the front desk to add white noise to the sounds of the birds in the am. It was great sleeping with the the windows open..

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights in room 23A, which was right alongside the road, and consequently not very private. We had a partial view of the bay through the telegraph wires, but that didn't compensate for the fact that we had to shut all the blinds whenever getting dressed etc. Alhtough the hotel is located away from the busy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been coming here for more than twenty years, and always appreciate its kindly staff, its unpretentious charm, its location away from the crowded center of Carmel and close to the beach, and its general air of amiable quiet. This is one of the hidden jewels you look for, which offers good service and clean rooms without overwhelming you.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picked Colonial Terrace as I had stayed here previously. Great location - one block from the beach and about a 10 minute walk into town. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. Our room was a converted garage, and very small which was disappointing.

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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location was a couple minutes walk to secluded beach, and about 15 minute walk to the charming village. The ground of this Inn were impeccable, and the staff were excellent. I would definitely stay there again. Only ONE complaint - We were in lower level unit at rear of complex and when the upstairs unit took shower it was... More 

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