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Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge

Junipero Street and 3rd Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
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Ranked #10 of 30 Carmel B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here in for one night in July on our road trip through California and ending up in Vegas. All in all we stayed in 6 different accommodations from luxury hotels to small B and Bs / inns like this one. I have to say these B and Bs / inns have left me with absolutely wonderful memories of... More

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned here after a six year gap. The hotel is well located just a short stroll from the centre of beautiful Carmel. It has enough car parking which is a distinct advantage at most times The friendly welcome beats any chain hotel with all kinds of help and advice freely given Indeed it included a list of restaurants and... More

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Frankfort, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good location, but the room was in terrible need of updating. Mold in the shower area. Furniture old, dingy, and even torn. Carpet had several burn marks. Street noise was terrible, I thought a window was open, it was so loud. Breakfast was nice and the individual coffee was good. Extremely overpriced for the condition of the room. Would not... More

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HorizonCarmel, Owner at Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge, responded to this review

We take great pride in the cleanliness and appearance of all our rooms. It is evident that one downside of being exceptionally busy is trying to keep pace with the deep cleaning that we routinely under go. We thought we had gotten through the list, but we certainly appreciate you alerting us to one that needs to be touched up.... More

Visalia, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this Inn after so much research because I was planning on proposing to my then gf now fiancé. I had certain things I wanted done for the perfect evening and day. And they made everything went according to plan. Everything went off without a hitch. It was just PERFECT!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bottom line: this was the worst stay I've had at a hotel in years. Our room had to be over 90 °F the night we stayed - granted, the area was in the middle of a heat wave - and we got absolutely NO sleep. When I complained in the morning, I was told, "sorry, you should have asked for... More

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HorizonCarmel, Owner at Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for recognizing that we were in the midst of a very unusual heat wave when you were here for your one night stay last month. Thank you for also acknowledging that we do provide an answering service for hotel related problems after regular office hours. I'm sorry if we did not make it clear that we do have... More

Phoenix, Az
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a gem of a small botique hotel. The staff is most friendly, service is excellent, location is great and the basket breakfast delivered to our door in the morning was the icing on the cake. If you are in Carmel and looking for accommodations make sure you book here.

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Florence, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our room. It was quiet, spacious, large bathroom and wonderful shower. We highly recommend this Lodge for it's privacy and great location which is walking distance to downtown Carmel. This was our first stay at Horizon and we will stay here the next time we drive to Carmel from Oregon.

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Berkeley, CA
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were impressed by the lovely room, the reasonable price, the very helpful staff at the front desk, and the quiet. Because it is four blocks from Ocean Avenue (the main drag), we did not hear any traffic noise at all. Each morning a basket of delicious breakfast goodies appeared at our door. The items in it were different each... More

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HorizonCarmel, Owner at Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge, responded to this review

Wow! For an owner that has spent the last two weeks helping out her staff during a very busy time I am grateful and filled with pride for your kind words. More

Littleborough, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stayed for one night before driving down the Big Sur. On arrival we got a warm welcome with lots of useful information about Carmel. Our room was very clean and a good size. You get your breakfast in a basket which is put on your door step in the morning. This is a good idea but there wasn't really... More

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Harmony, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We found the Horizon Inn on our own without a referral from anyone. We scored! Everything from the great front desk woman that checked us in to the wonderful breakfast basket left outside our door at 7:30 a.m. was just right.

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Address: Junipero Street and 3rd Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
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Spacious & attractive rooms, some with balconies, partial to full ocean views, stone fireplace and jacuzzis. Outdoor spa w/FP. Free Continental Brkfst to room. Free WiFi. Ocean View Lodge Rooms are pet-friendly cottage like suites with wood burning fireplaces and separate master bedroom. Cont. Brkfst to room. Free WiFi. Both properties are non-smoking and offer 100% off-street parking. Ask about our economical pet-friendly Annex rooms. ... more   less 
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