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Carmel Wayfarer Inn

3.0 of 5 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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Seattle, Washington
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72 reviews 72 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed here before, and this was a return trip based on that stay, but things are not the same as they were a year ago. Rumor has it that the place has changed hands (no confirmation). The rooms are clean and tidy, but many things are in need of maintenance. In our room, one of the nightstands had a... More 

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Lodi, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even thought an ocean view room was reserved, it was "not available" upon check in. The room was large, but everything was old, worn, and tired. The fireplace was the heater, and it was not working. Staff came to light the pilot light the next day, but when that didn't work we were told there was nothing else they could... More 

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Danville, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just stayed at this quaint hotel in Carmel. It's a couple of blocks off of Ocean so it's quiet and the walk is nice in the main part of town. You can walk to the ocean easily. The rooms are clean and there are fireplaces available. The owners are very nice as well as the front desk staff. There... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Great location in Downtown Carmel. We felt it was good value but there were definitely problems. Didn't find the staff very friendly or helpful and the breakfast was pretty basic. Problems with the plumbing in the room and the lack of a kettle or coffee maker was definitely a down.

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San Jose, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Well, the best thing to say is that it is in downtown Carmel, but at $300 per night, this place is robbing its customers. You can hear your neighbors on each side and over you; the head board bangs against the wall when you get in and out of bed; the carpet is so old I think that President Lincoln... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We booked this hotel due to the limited availability in Carmel. We were dreading the hotel due to the reviews we read. However, from our arrival we found the staff friendly, informative and very welcoming. The complimentary wine served between 4-6pm was good and we sat in a beautiful flower filled garden enjoying our refreshments. The room was spacious and... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I like to write positive reviews but I cannot find one good thing to say about this so called "inn." First of all, it is a motel. There is no A/C, the mechanism for opening the window was broken, the carpet was stained, the towels were threadbare, the tub was badly chipped, the shower curtains were bought at the Dollar... More 

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Brazil
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36 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We've spent two nights in this bed and breakfast hotel and before arriving in Carmel, we were very apprehensive about staying in Carmel Wayfarer inn due all the bad reviews we'd read here in tripadvisor. But the point was that we were a family of four wanting a good located place and this hotel was at least half less the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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 September 12, 2014

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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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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