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Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge

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Junipero Street and 3rd Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This charming inn may be an uphill walk from shops and restaurants, but if you have a second floor ocean view room it is all worth it. We loved our 2 night stay here. The room was spotless and comfortable. Breakfast was delivered each morning in a basket complete with fruit, cereal, milk, juice and pastries. Amenities in the bathroom... More 

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Battle Ground, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a cottage and it was nice and comfortable. The room could have been a bit cleaner. The morning breakfasts were great. The wood fireplace was great and firewood was restocked every day.Shopping, restaurants and groceries were all within walking distance. We barely used the car. .

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Burlington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We stayed 6 nights here in August and it's a good value The location is ideal, within walking distance (what isn't in Carmel) and there's a convenient laundromat below the inn. Try to get a room overlooking ocean.

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Pleasanton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Wonderful stay and the "basket breakfast" was a nice surprise. Would stay again and upgrade to full ocean view with fireplace Walking distance to food, entertainment and ocean. Spa was great I would definitely recommend it to all my friends.

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Rockwall
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here the first 3 nights of 2015. We were very pleased with our choice. The room was comfortable and clean. The electric fireplace was a nice amenity for this time of year. It was in the 30's and 40's at night but we bundled up and walked to town for shopping/eating. It was a pleasant walk approx 4... More 

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Richmond, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Staff was very friendly and helpful. The location is close enough to down town to walk. It is hard to find parking in downtown Carmel. Restaurants are good. There are numerous galleries and art shops to be visited. The beach is too far wor walking. I would recommend this to my friends.

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Lubbock, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Horizon is 3 or 4 blocks off Ocean Avenue, which is the main street in Carmel. It's an easy walk to Ocean, but it is all uphill back to the Horizon. If you have bad knees, this is not the place for you. The room was very clean and modern. I was pleased and would stay here again. The... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Passing through Carmel between Christmas and New Year's day, we checked this place out and decided to stay there primarily because we were traveling with our dog and this place allowed pets (for an additional $30 fee). I'm glad we did. We were given, on the Ocean View Lodge side of the property (a misnomer in the case of our... More 

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Pacifica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Had an excellent experience here. Stayed for a week over Christmas in cottage 203 which overlooked the path between the cottages, all lit with lanterns and Christmas lights. Very festive! Front desk staff very friendly and helpful, especially Lacie. Breakfast was delivered quietly by 7:30 am in a picnic basket by the front door. My husband missed his hot eggs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Very nice place to stay. Room was spacious, had a balcony and ocean view just like the website shows. In room 102, very spacious bathroom. Nice area for coffee maker, refrigerator. The morning food basket they bring to the room each day is lovely! Very clean room! Conformable bed! The hotel and town was very festive for the season.

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