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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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  • 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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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Rocklin, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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San Francisco
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74 reviews 74 reviews
54 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first heard about Tradewinds through Jetsetter, but did not book through Jetsetter because we were there in June, high season, so the room was $375 plus taxes. I thought this rate was high, but the room and bed were very comfortable and I loved all the touches, the orchid when we arrived, the cookies at the front desk and... More 

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your kind review! I am so glad that you enjoyed all of the touches like the tradition of giving each guest an orchid sprig, the cookies, robes, etc. I am sorry that you weren't entirely happy with the breakfast. It is a fairly extensive continental breakfast buffet. The pastries come fresh from Parker-Lusseau, a local... More 

Toronto, Ontario
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101 reviews 101 reviews
34 hotel reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Tradewinds was a nice surprise on my trip up the Cali coast! The inn itself was lovely - taking a classic inn design and making it feel luxurious and calm. The courtyard was outfitted with lush greens, torches and a nice fire pit. Parking was free and breakfast was included in our rate. The garden king was super spacious, and... More 

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

What a wonderful and "Perfect" review! Thank you! We would love to see you again soon. More 

Seattle
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I would strongly recommend this stay if you are visiting Carmel, CA. The Tradewinds is clean, peaceful and extremely comfortable. They serve a good breakfast that is included and there were no extra charges for parking, wifi etc.

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Love your review! Thank you for taking the time to post it. We would love to welcome you back at any time. Warm Regards to you. More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a darling location in this cute cute town with warm and tasteful decor. The complimentary amenities of candies, nuts and chocolate covered strawberries were a very nice touch. The staff was very helpful and cordial. The complimentary continental breakfast was very extensive and absolutely delicious. They have a fire pit to gather around in the evenings and the... More 

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We are so pleased that you enjoyed the complimentary nuts, candies, chocolate covered strawberries and breakfast buffet. We are also happy that you enjoyed our location. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Troy, Michigan, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I am very happy to have chosen Tradewinds for a 2 night stay in Carmel The facility was very very comfortable and a very upscale level of decorating Upon arrival I was given an upgrade since the desk person felt my wife and I would be more comfortable in a room with a nicer view The staff was very helpful... More 

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Thank you for observing that the rooms are well maintained and finely decorated! We work hard to maintain our level of excellence. Your review is much appreciated. Warm Regards and we truly hope that you can visit us again. More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Our weekend stay at the Tradewinds was very disappointing. We stayed in a second floor average size veranda room. The room has seen much better days. All the wood furniture needs refinishing, one of the chairs had a large stain on the cushion, shower door leaks badly, white walls showing lots of ware. In addition to the condition of the... More 

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am sorry that your room did not meet your expectations. We are continually working to refresh the rooms and amenities. We are completely re-carpeting the hotel and repainting, including refinishing furniture. All of the fine linens from Fili D'Oro and silk pillows on the beds and chairs are brand... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Visted this hotel while driving down the Pacific coast highway. This was a lovely stop for the night. parking for guests and good welcoming service. Breakfast was very good but the room is small and gets overcrowded. Walking disntace to the shops and resturants. looking forward to visiting again.

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sstilwell, Owner at Tradewinds Carmel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! I just returned from a vacation myself and I always look for the privately owned boutique properties that really give me a sense of the place that I am visiting. I feel that Tradewinds Carmel with over 55 years in business in downtown Carmel exemplifies the soul of Carmel. Please return again soon! Warm... 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
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Carmel
#7 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#7 Family Hotel in Carmel

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