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Tradewinds Carmel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Mission Street at Third Avenue, PO Box 3403, Carmel, CA 93921
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Ranked #8 of 21 hotels in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 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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Reno, Nevada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's nice but probably won't stay here again. First the room...nothing special about the room, balcony overlooking someone's roof, no aircon in the room. Also it's supposed to be pet friendly but they don't offer any goodies (dog biscuit, water bowl, etc.) for dogs. No place to walk dogs other than in the residential area.

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. The rooms were featured in Architectural Digest but I know that we can't be the perfect place for every one. Thank you for writing that we are "nice"! More

Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best hotels I've ever stayed in. They greeted us with a flower and showed us around the little relaxation garden they have- it has water features and seating areas. The room had a fire and a huge, amazingly comfortable bed. There were chocolate covered strawberries waiting in the room for us- a nice touch. It was within... More

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much! You said it all! More

Oklahoma
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65 reviews 65 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really liked this hotel. It was so lovely. It had great personal touches. The location is perfect. It was very clean.The decor is terrific-inside and out. The bed and linens were So comfy! You can tell it used to be an older motel type place. That's just Carmel. The history adds to the quaintness. They've done a good job... More

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We do our best to minimize any noise from other guests. Luckily, we are on a quiet residential street so our guests don't have street noise to worry about like on the main and other busy streets of Carmel. I love that you found the room "comphy" and "lovely". Thank you and we hope... More

Bonita, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our one night stay in this quaint hotel. We were appreciative of them accepting our golden retriever in such a nice, large room. The hotel is a nice walk up the hill from a busy downtown Carmel. The front desk personnel were very helpful with recommendations on dog friendly restaurants and even a 5 star dog wash facility... More

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

I like your review! "Nice Karma, nice room.." Thank you so much. We are glad that you enjoyed the fresh cut up fruit on the breakfast buffet! More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a romantic and tranquil hotel in Carmel. Probably ideal for a couple romantic stay. There is free parking at the hotel and the restaurants and shops are within walking distance. The breakfast buffet is simple but perfect. There is a strong influence from Indonesia as far as the interior and exterior decos are regarded. I loved our... More

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Thank you for pointing out that Tradewinds is ideal for a romantic stay. We agree! We love honeymoons and anniversaries! We try to make each and every guest's experience special and memorable from the chocolate covered strawberries and orchids upon arrival to the Meditation Garden where you can put your bamboo sheath with a wish or... More

New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for 2 nights. We absolutely enjoyed our room and zen-like surrounding area of the hotel. We fell in love with great bed and extra large pillows, which were super comfortable especially after long day of sightseeing. Our room had a balcony and we had partial view of ocean and mountains. The area around is very... More

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Thank you for pointing out that we have "super comfortable beds!" We have large down king pillows, 4 inch thick goose-down feather beds, and comforters as well as Fili D'Oro fine white cotton duvet covers....all makes for a sumptuous bed! We hope that you can return soon and really appreciate your kind review. Thank you for taking the time to... 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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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Spa Wheelchair access
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#3 Spa Hotel in Carmel #7 Family Hotel in Carmel #8 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
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Contemporary, Mediterranean - 3 blocks from Ocean Ave. on a quiet residential street. ... more   less 
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