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Carmel Wayfarer Inn

4th Avenue & Mission Street, PO Box 1896, Carmel, CA 93921
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Wayfarer Inn could be great but it needs a thorough and refurbishment and either serve a proper breakfast or don't bother at all Location is good, staff are friendly. Rates seemed reasonable for Carmel but next time I'd pay more for better

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Santa Barbara, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have preferred to stay at this charming Inn for several years now. It is within walking distance of the village, while still remaining very private. The service is very good, breakfast is served daily in the lobby and wine in the evenings. The price is very reasonable for the area.

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't stay here!!! Immediately upon check in the front desk lady was beyond rude and completely unprofessional. If you are on the second floor you have to climb a long set of stairs and there is no one to help you with luggage. There is no parking and if you do find a spot in front it is 2 hour... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I stayed here with my family for one night in March 2015. There was no parking at the hotel,,,or I believe there were three spaces for the entire inn. Had to park on the village street a block away. Upon entering the room, we found the cheapest, smallest soaps for the shower along with shampoo-in-a-packet. The towels were of the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We got the hotel online. The hotel location is good and that's why we reserved it. When we got there, (king room, ocean view). The pillows smelled. My wife went down to politely ask to get new sheets. The front desk lady was very aggressive. Later she brought a set of sheets handed to us said we had to change... More 

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San Jose, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My neighbor and I attempted to stay at this hotel. As soon as I saw the threshold at #9, I was suspicious; when I opened the door, I was shocked. The room had furniture that was badly chipped, there was a musty BO smell, the bathroom needed caulking; the room was so small, I still wonder how they manged to... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Sometimes one must look @ weight of negatives & realize many seemingly unrelated people singing a tune cannot be conspiracy. This is the classic case of small business owner milking a chip in the big game (beds in Carmel in good location) for lifestyle. Hotels are unlike other biz; ppl rely on minimum comfort in housing (unlike pinching pennies to... More 

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We stayed one night at the Wayfarer Inn, and it was lovely. We arrived to complimentary wine as the inn was holding one of their regular wine tastings. Dyanne greeted us warmly and the atmosphere was very welcoming. The rooms have all the essentials you could need and the beds are very comfortable. Breakfast is fairly basic but what was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A less than stellar experience. Very noisy. Very basic room. Lots of stairs to climb with luggage. Breakfast was cardboard basic. We paid extra to have three in a room, and had to deal with trundle bed with just a sheet. Wifi is NOT secure and one laptop high jacked.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The Wayfarer room with Fireplace was Loud (street side) couldn't sleep, windows difficult to open & very musty smell, shower head wouldn't work & over priced. Next time we will stay at the Portola Hotel just 10 Minutes away.

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