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Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge

Junipero Street and 3rd Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
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Ranked #10 of 29 Carmel B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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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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Bonita Springs, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent 3 days in Carmel and stayed at this great little hotel. Rooms were nicely decorated and the bed was very comfortable. We loved having a continental breakfast delivered to our doorstep every morning. Location is central to Carmel and everything is in easy walking distance. We definitely will be staying here again on our next... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Carmel on our way down the coast and didn't have anywhere booked and a lovely lady recommended the horizon inn and she was right to. The inn was a lovely place to stay while in Carmel, the rooms were very big, the views were fantastic, the breakfast hamper was so cute, the location couldn't have been better,... More

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Avila Beach, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's located on the hill in the quite corner of the street that leads to downtown. Bring walking shoes - most streets are not for heels. Charming breakfast by your door in the basket every morning. Great amenities in every room. Enjoy!

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Calif
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68 reviews 68 reviews
31 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all the room(King balcony, 2nd floor, with a partial Ocean view)had been (I suspect) recently remodeled; nicely painted, new bathroom floor tile and shower tile, plus fixtures looked new(sink & countertop & toilet), with plenty of storage drawers. View from nice size balcony, was looking at the ocean and Point Lobos reserve(when we were not out walking around,... More

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New Hampshire
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carmel is just fantastic, but expensive to stay in during the summer. We chose this hotel because it was reasonable and got relatively good reviews. And we were surprised on the upside. We had two couples, and the rooms were clean and spacious, the bathrooms were really nice, and we had partial ocean views. The continental breakfast was provided in... More

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Liverpool
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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107 reviews 107 reviews
16 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

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 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 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
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

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 July 29, 2014

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

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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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