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Tradewinds Carmel

3.5 of 5 Mission Street at Third Avenue, PO Box 3403, Carmel, CA 93921
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Sunny So Cal
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We decided on a last minute getaway and had a very nice stay at this hotel. The people running it were wonderful, the room was spacious and the feeling was zen. Easy to park, and you can walk to everything. We had a great room with a balcony and faraway view of the ocean. It was great. Amenities seemed a... More

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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked Tradewinds on Labour Day weekend, desperate to have a room for that night. Boy was I lucky. First, I have to say that I arrived at 10.15 at night. They had held the room for me, and also had called around to my previous hotel, who had helped me book them, to see if I was OK. Teresa... More

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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sadly only stayed at the hotel for one night as we travelled down the coast. Upon arrival we were greeted by Christopher who had an orchid and provided complimentary chocolate covered strawberries. The room was fantastic - large comfortable bed, a fireplace and a large jacuzzi bath. The courtyard was lovely with a fire pit in the evening and... More

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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

What a lovely hotel. We hadn't realised it is in the Johansens guide until we arrived. Beautiful rooms and very tranquil. We stopped at Carmel for 2 nights. They recommended a restaurant called Grasing's which was superb. Lots of smart shops and an attractive beach. Carmel was a bit colder than we were expecting and the Pacific Coast Highway down... More

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London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
35 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had booked for only one night at this hotel but loved Carmel so much we stayed for 2 nights. The hotel is within easy walking distance to the Main Street. We booked a very comfortable deluxe room. Breakfast was included and was a cold buffet and very adequate. Very quiet location and charming staff.

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stayed two nights at Tradewinds, and could not have been happier. It's a wonderful bed and breakfast, with a very friendly and helpful staff. Location is also terrific, just a couple blocks from downtown.

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Reno, Nevada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

From the photos this place looks quite upmarket. You would also expect this from the prices they charge. Even allowing for the location and town, this place is way over priced. The furniture is chipped and tapestries are tired. "A converted motel" has been quoted and that's what is is. Noise does transfer from other rooms so the owners upgrade... More

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Fortaleza, CE
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Efficient and helpful staff. Spacious and clean rooms. Charming in-room electrical fireplace. Very comfortable bed. Walking distance from the main street, but a longer walk to the beach (better go by car/bicycle). Complimentary wi-fi and parking lot. We expected a little more form the breakfast, but it was not bellow average.

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We like your description "lovely place to stay"! Our breakfast buffet is served in our breakfast room but we can also serve you breakfast in bed, if you prefer! Our buffet has French pastries from a local French bakery, bagels and cream cheese/condiments, yogurt, hard boiled eggs, breads, juices, cereals/granola, fresh cut-up fruit, and coffee/tea... More

San Francisco, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Tradewinds is a beautiful, cozy boutique hotel a few blocks from the main street that runs through town. My friend and I stayed in the Poet's Suite, which featured balconies, a jet/jacuzzi tub, one and a half bathrooms, a sitting area with a couch that converts to a bed, and a master bedroom with a giant, sumptuous bed covered with... More

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Wow! What an incredible review! You described the Poets Suite so well that we wish that you worked here! Thank you so so much! We love our suites since they are so private and look out over the courtyard with the fire pit, stream and Meditation Garden, and parking is so convenient but you don't see it from the suites.... More

New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We stayed here for two nights because we had heard great things about Carmel and wanted to stay in the village part. The hotel is perfectly fine - nice room, good (included in the cost) cold breakfast. However the location isn't really central, so it was about a ten minute walk to get anywhere worth going and an even longer... More

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Hello and Thank you for your review-happy that you enjoyed the room, breakfast, Free WiFI, and chocolate covered strawberries! We are 3 blocks from the main street of Carmel on a nice quiet residential street. I am sorry that you would have preferred to be closer to the main street but then you risk having noise from the traffic and... More

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Address: Mission Street at Third Avenue, PO Box 3403, Carmel, CA 93921
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tradewinds Carmel 3.5*
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