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Carmel Wayfarer Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   4th Avenue & Mission Street, PO Box 1896, Carmel, CA 93921
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Ranked #28 of 29 Carmel B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband stayed here two nights in september 2014. There were no parkingplaces eventhough there should be, the room was not so fresh concidering the price and the breakfast was so bad, dry bread, hardboiled eggs and a unfriendly waitress. For this price you can find a better hotel!! Couple from Sweden

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First: If you really want to see Carmel, book a motel in Monterey -- there are loads of lovely ones -- and drive the 12 miles. This place may once have been charming, but seems to have been bought by a miserly slum landlord style team within the last couple of years and relies on the location to fill with... More

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Los Angeles, California, USA
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you don't absolutely must stay here, just don't. It's an older property, the receptionist told me it's over 170 years old with renovated rooms. I thought it would be charming, but it was just a miserable place. There is little to no parking available on property so park on the streets at your own risk. The receptionist even told... More

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Marbella, Andalucía, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The bathroom was never cleaned during our 4 -nights stay; just tidies up a bit. We had to go looking for maids to ask for toiletries, including toilet paper. The breakfast was very limited, and we haven't been able to taste the much-advertised waffles even once: first, they ran out of batter, then the machine broke down and was taken... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We went to Carmel for four nights to attend a members' wine club party and had a lovely room at the Wayfarer Inn which was perfectly located in the heart of town where we could walk easily to everything we wanted to do in Carmel, including all the good restaurants. The staff was efficient and friendly - good innkeepers!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

There's something particularly poignant about walking through a neighbourhood where the poor people have 2 year old Ferraris back to your hotel which looks neat from the outside (presumably Carmel's laws dictate that) and back to your hotel room which looks like a truck stop flophouse. As it's a fancy neighbourhood you'll be paying fancy prices, but don't expect any... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

While the rooms were roomy enough, and the layout was decent, one would expect it to be a charming place. Instead it is being run like a cheap motel. From the bedding to the tiny piece of soap to the lame breakfast. When one pays $200 which is pretty pricey, one expects some decent amenities. Sure this is in Carmel... More

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Hong Kong, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed one night and thankfully that was all. We waited in the lobby for a good 10 minutes before anyone came to attend to us. The receptionist was short with me when I was checking in and gave what felt like a lecture with rules (parking, breakfast etc) than a friendly overview of the inn. The room was awful.... More

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Lake Stevens, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

..and the pillows were worse, if possible. Beds were rock hard, room was very well-used-you might call it shabby. It was, however, fairly clean. Breakfast was about as bad as I've ever had in an "inn" and consisted of one waffle iron (for the 10-15 rooms) for waffles, some sort of bread, tasteless Cheerio-type cereal, and you had to ask... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Me and my wife stayed here for one night, so it was the worst place ever! - Old... no, very old furniture, holes on plankets and pillows. Smell. Dirty bed, dirty windows, dirty toilet. Breakfast... wafels... ohh..and few props of maple syrop.... thats it.. (you need to help yourself make a waffle... so you can get here some cooking expirience... More

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Address: 4th Avenue & Mission Street, PO Box 1896, Carmel, CA 93921
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Carmel Wayfarer Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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