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Tradewinds Carmel

#7 of 23 Hotels in Carmel
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Mission Street at Third Avenue, PO Box 3403, Carmel, CA 93921
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights in July to visit both Carmel and Monterey. Great location in terms of being able to walk to Ocean Road which is the main high street. The room was very well decorated and with our own water feature making it a very peaceful and serene environment. :) Outside, the courtyard has been landscaped well... More 

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Wonderful! Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! We truly appreciate it and are so glad that you loved Tradewinds! More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I absolutely loved this luxurious yet homely B&B. Upon arrival, we were first of all checked in by a friendly and welcoming team of ladies and a bellboy who helped us with our luggage, which really set the overall atmosphere. The B&B itself is located close to the lovely center of Carmel, so everything is basically within walking distance, which... More 

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your wonderful review. We are so happy that you appreciated all of the details and amenities for our guests like the water, cookies, strawberries and orchids. Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed and thoughtful review. Warm Regards, The Staff at Tradewinds Carmel More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third hotel in our visit of San Francisco and Napa. We booked here last minute and were truly amazed. The staff was warm and welcoming from Christine at the front desk to the helpful bellman. The grounds are very zen and peaceful with beautiful gardens and fountains. In the evening the torches are ignited and the fire... More 

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We can hardly wait to see you again. Thank you for such a thorough and kind review. Warm Regards, Susan, Berit, Christine, Theresa, Valerie and all of the staff at Tradewinds Carmel More 

Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very pleasant stay. We arrived late but the hotell offered a superb room with ocean view. The personal was great and helpful. The room were beautiful designed and very clean. The environment was very tasteful. It was close to the city center with all the restaurants. The breakfast was really tasteful and all through fresh and made... More 

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Thank you so much! We are glad that you recognized that the breakfast was fresh and "made with a heart"! Our goal is for every guest to have a tranquil experience. We really appreciate your taking the time to write a review. Warm Regards, the Staff at Tradewinds Carmel More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was fantastic. Within walking distance to everything in Carmel. Great views, updated and very quiet. Gas fireplace in bedroom for the cool nights. Nice breakfast in common area. A very peaceful place to stay.

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Wow! Thank you so much. We are delighted that you enjoyed Tradewinds Carmel. Warm Regards, the Staff at Tradewinds More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Tradewinds in October 2014 (sorry for the late comment). Our only disappointment about the hotel is that we couldn't stay longer than one night because our plans wouldn't allow it. The room was perfect - beautifully decorated, wonderfully clean, incredibly comfortable and romantic for our honeymoon road trip. The little details are what really stood out for... More 

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Thank you for such a kind review and Review Title! We are so happy that you will plan to return! Warm Regards from all of us at Tradewinds Carmel More 

Canada
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights in July 2015. The hotel itself is a tastefully converted motel, the rooms are beautifully decorated and the bathroom was spacious and modern. I unfortunately found one of the receptionists quite snippy when we were checking in, I was clarifying our room type and location and she responded with "it's the room you booked" which... More 

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your thorough review. Your review title had me prepared for the worst but you did offer some very nice comments about our rooms and breakfast! I am sorry that the person whom you spoke with at the desk seemed snippy. That is unusual for our staff but we will investigate that. At this time, air... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved staying here. Front desk was very helpful and nice, room was very pretty, clean and romantic. They had free little bags of pretzel, candy and nuts that were actually really good quality. Breakfast was great. We would stay at Tradewinds again for sure, great experience!

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We are so happy that you loved Tradewinds! We personally want each and every guest to have the experience that you had. Glad that you liked the breakfast and appreciated the free snacks in the rooms! We love those candies and the mixed nuts. Please tell your friends in Australia! Warm Regards, the Staff at Tradewinds Carmel More 

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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pulled in after a long road trip not knowing what to expect (last minute booking on Hotel Tonight). Loved this place. They've transformed an otherwise unremarkable run of the mill motel into a Japanese-style inn one might expect to find on the road to Kyoto. Just blissful and relaxing. Many water features including an in-room fountain as well as torches... More 

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We like "Just blissful and relaxing"! Thank you for your kind review. Warm Regards, the Staff at Tradewinds Carmel More 

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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At first, I was a little turned off by the modest exterior, as the property was advertised as a "luxury hotel" and costs over $300 per night. I was a little disappointed at first, as the "luxury hotel" was nothing more than a beefed-up mid-50's motel! Inside, however, was a different story - hotel designers did an amazing job, transforming... More 

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Thank you so much! We are looking forward to your return! Glad that Tradewinds was a good surprise! More 

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