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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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55 reviews 55 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location of the Tradewinds is good - you're a bit away from downtown (uphill) but it's a quiet area. You can walk to the beach (downhill) and to all the shops and restaurants. There is free parking but as I was told there is not enough spaces for all the rooms. I was told if I came back at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked last minute for Pro Am. Comfortable room, bedding and decor. Has an Asian flair which in my opinion doesn't go with Carmel but overall the furnishings were in good taste. I would suggest a request for top floor room; building is an updated motel type structure. We had our 2 boys 9 and 12 with us and someone... More 

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a thorough review. Regarding the zen/Asian decor...Actually the Monterey Peninsula and Carmel have a long history of immigrants from China and Japan. Point Lobos, which is a state park visible from many of our rooms (the view that inspired Robert Louis Stevenson to write Treasure Island), was inhabited by Japanese fishermen... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic stay at this place. It was very stylish and comfortable. The staff couldn't have been friendlier and more helpful. They even helped source bolt cutters for a padlock on my suitcase that wouldn't open! Great location just a few blocks from the beach and the centre of Carmel. I'd have stayed longer if I could.

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Very appreciative of such a stellar review! Thank you for being our guest. We hope to see you again soon. Warm Regards, the Staff at Tradewinds Carmel More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful hotel. Very cozy and charm. The room are clean and doesn't have a safe. The staff is very kind and helpful. There is a good breakfast (included) and free parking. The hotel is very well located. We recomende, specially on the weekends.

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your kind review! We love our guests from Brazil. We are so happy that you liked the breakfast and found the hotel beautiful. We do have safes in all of the rooms in the closet so I am sorry that you missed that. Warm Regards to you and please send your friends in Brazil to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I were traveling to Carmel for a wedding and made our reservations last minute. Our travel agent suggested Tradewinds and we are glad she did. The staff was warm, welcoming and extremely helpful - we had never been to the area and they mapped out the location of the wedding and reception for us. The hotel is... More 

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

What a wonderful review! Thank you so much for your kindness. I hope that you can visit us again in the near future. Warm Regards from everyone at Tradewinds Carmel! More 

Point Richmond, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Made an impromptu trip to Carmel when out of town guests came to the bay area. Was over MLK weekend and calling to find a room in Carmel was challenging, as most places required 3 nights and we only had two... Tradewinds Carmel had no 3 night minimum and gave us a reduced rate, as we were reserving 2 rooms,... More 

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are in the process of replacing all of the carpets so I am sorry that your room wasn't yet replaced. So happy that you loved the beds. We have the high quality goose down feather beds on each bed with the Fili D'Oro duvet covers on the goose down comforters and... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My husband and I stayed for five nights at the Tradewinds Carmel in October. We had a very nice time in Carmel and would love to go back. Very helpful and pleasant staff at reception, loved the robes and the nice soap in the room. Were given a pretty flower and a couple of fresh strawberries dipped in chocolate upon... More 

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a thorough review. I have taken to heart all of your comments. It is a shame that you weren't offered to return to the original room that you were in if the king room was not acceptable. We have now installed all new carpets and repainted the rooms in the last... More 

San Francisco, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Husband and I stayed for a mini getaway. Very welcoming staff, comfy bed and fair size room with a balcony. But no view. :( Otherwise, ok but I wish they cleaned the carpets, or perhaps got rid of carpet for wood flooring instead. That would go nicely with oriental theme. Nice and close to downtown Carmel. Breakfast is pretty slim.

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and helpful comments. As I write this, we are installing new carpets in the rooms. Hardwood floors were considered but make too much noise- but a great thought! Our breakfast is an elaborate continental breakfast buffet and we are continually adding new items. We hope that you are able to return one of these... More 

Rocklin, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

my husband of two years surprised me with two nights here for our 2nd anniversary. I loved the place. It has a zen feel. The room was big and roomy with all you need. The bathroom had a Jacuzzi tub and roomy shower and big sink area. We were treated to chocolate covered strawberries in our room upon arrival. The... More 

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

I am so glad that you had a wonderful 2nd Anniversary! We really try to focus on romance and all of the little touches to make our guests' experiences special. We hope that you will be able to return for your 3rd! Warm Regards from the Staff at Tradewinds Carmel. More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I had stayed at the Tradewinds over 10 years ago before their remodel and liked it then, but it does not compare to the beautiful and peaceful hotel I visited. I booked a partial view, 3rd floor king room with a balcony and I was extremely pleased with the gorgeous view of the hills, village and ocean. I cannot say... More 

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

From the entire staff at Tradewinds Carmel, thank you from the bottom of our hearts! Your review really made our day! We hope to see you again very soon....and stay as long as you can! Happy New Year! 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*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Tradewinds Carmel Hotel Carmel
The Tradewinds Hotel Carmel
The Tradewinds Carmel
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#3 Spa Hotel in Carmel
#7 Family Hotel in Carmel
#8 Romantic Hotel in Carmel

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