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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 #29 of 30 Carmel B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Marbella, Andalucía, Spain
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed here for one night, We had booked our room that morning for the same evening as we were driving through California from San Francisco. Upon arrival the lady that checked us inn have us a map of Carmel & also tips of good places to eat and go to see. She also told us to walk to the... More

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Redwood City, California, USA
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I've reviewed this place before. We were back to Carmel after a couple of years and was able to book last minute at wayfarer inn. We enjoyed the stay as before, the owners are the same (very nice couple). This time we stayed in a first floor room which is adjacent to the street. It's not brand new for sure,... More

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Westlake Village, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I have been going to Carmel since the 70's. This is the worst experience I have had. The room is depressing, like you are in the slums. The owner, in a thick accent that sounded angry, told me what a good deal it was. The receptionist, when I checked in, told me they fill the hotel every night. My interpretation... 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*
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