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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 31 Carmel B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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San Diego, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This B&B is quaint and tucked away off the main road (Beach Ave) and a short walk to shops, park, and beach. Includes breakfast, which is very simple (too simple) Belgian waffles, cereal, or oatmeal. There's some toast, butter and jam as well. Coffee is available and small sitting area is cute. The rooms was cute. Had room 7 and... More

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port louis, guadeloupe
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We had the "condo" all to ourselves (the... 2 of us), but unfortunately one of the windows mechanisms was broken, so we had to put up with a slight draught all night long (late Feb can be chilly, even in Carmel!) Breakfast only consisted of toast and coffee. Apart from that, the place was quiet, and right in the center... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Stayed here previously and cannot believe how it has deteriorated. Sorry to say all the negative reviews are true. They even use tubs of margarine and bowls of jelly instead of individual servings at the breakfast bar. I really hate to write a bad review but this is not the place to stay.

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Santiago, Chile
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33 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Beautiful inn, really well located and comfortable. We stayed just one night but our room was so big we could actually live there (big batrooom, big kitchen, huge bed, and bunker bed). Includes a breakfast with waffles, parking and wifi. The Price was OK too. Really good sleep quality. I absolutely recommend it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The room was hot. Tried to open the crank out windows but the handles were broken and I tried the other window and it had 3 large cracks it in. The furniture looked like resale shop specials. The pillow shams were shreds at the edges. Curtains had holes. The grout in the shower should be bleached. The TV was the... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

This is absolutely the WORST place we have ever stayed. The owners (or managers, as they claim to be), refuse to take responsibility for simple expectations like running water and sheets without holes in them. The woman accused my 64 year old mother of being "a liar" about having holes in the bed sheets after i simply notified her about... More

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Palo Alto, CA
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Great location , In heart of downtown. The room is run down, needs a new rug, furniture and TV. The bathroom had a plastic towel rod, hinges were corroded, and the towel shelves were rusted or corroded. There were holes in the plastic curtain and the sheer curtains were not fully hooked. They were quite old. There is no coffee... More

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Palo Alto, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I stayed in #11. Curtain was torn. Room was old & dirty. There is no coffee machine or microwave. When you turn the bathroom knob to hot water - it resulted in Cold Water and vice versa. I almost severely burned myself. The water was extremely hot. The sink water did not flow out smoothly. I travel with my dog... More

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Pasadena, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The best thing about the Wayfarer Inn is the location. It's a 10 minute walk from the beach and just a couple of blocks away from the cute town of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Wayfarer's other charms include a gas fireplace in every room (controlled by thermostat), free breakfast (toast, waffles, coffee) every morning, and wine/crackers every evening. The inn is also very... More

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San Carlos, California
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I have read these reviews. I gave it two stars because I found the owners to be very kind. Here it is in a nutshell: they do not want to pay anymore than they have to to keep this place running. It felt like if there was a corner to be cut they cut it. Two things struck me right... More

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Additional Information about Carmel Wayfarer Inn

Also Known As:
Carmel Wayfarer Hotel Carmel
Carmel Wayfarer Hotel
Address: 4th Avenue & Mission Street, PO Box 1896, Carmel, CA 93921
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #29 of 31 B&Bs / Inns in Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Carmel Wayfarer Inn 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
English styled country Inn with rooms and suites, ocean views, garden and patio; quiet area three blocks from the village. ... more   less 
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