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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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Lodi, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was not at all what was dipicted on the website (I booked it through Expedia). I had a standard King with ocean view. Room was on top of garage/storage area. View of ocean (none) was more like view of roof tops. Bedding was worn. I had to asked for another sheet (dirty). Blanket was stiff and musty. Top... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Remember, this is a pet-friendly place and, by the looks of the room's carpet, you can guess that much - you are now so informed. Grandma's house from the 50's come to my senses. A bit musty partly because the main windows are fixed and the bathroom vents only by its door and/or screenless window facing the neighboring property. Top... More 

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Napa, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place should be shuttered. The owners obviously only care about taking advantage of poor unsuspecting travelers. Stains all over the carpets. Nails protruding from the broken tiles and wood. Rust. You name it this hotels is the worst I've even stayed. Just pure filth.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

HERE IT IS : Dirty Room and Dirty Sheets and bed RUDE STAFF OLD, SMELLY BROKEN-DOWN ROOM DIRTY CARPET..should i go on ? DIRTY BATHROOM Towels falling apart and super thin NO PARKING This was one of the worst Motels I have ever come across and I have been around the world.... NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

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Waterloo, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wayfarer Inn is one of the many nice little Inns in Town. It's in walking distance to all major attractions & restaurants in town. The place needs some 'touch-up' (refurbishment) in many areas of the hotel. The little yard is very nice. The personnel is very friendly and helpful. Breakfast is OK, but not more. A nice gesture is... More 

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Carmel, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Stained carpet, big chips in the bathtub, uncomfortable bed led to me being very grateful I am only here one night. Furniture was also stained and the whole place is in need of a paint job. Also, not much parking available. No safe in the room. The location is good and the front desk gentleman was helpful and friendly. He... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

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 May 11, 2015

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 April 28, 2015

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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