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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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Cornelius, North Carolina
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29 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A less than stellar experience. Very noisy. Very basic room. Lots of stairs to climb with luggage. Breakfast was cardboard basic. We paid extra to have three in a room, and had to deal with trundle bed with just a sheet. Wifi is NOT secure and one laptop high jacked.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Wayfarer room with Fireplace was Loud (street side) couldn't sleep, windows difficult to open & very musty smell, shower head wouldn't work & over priced. Next time we will stay at the Portola Hotel just 10 Minutes away.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've read all the negative reviews about this place, wondering if they are talking about somewhere else! Small quaint little inn if you are looking for something simple. Cute cottage like rooms with a dutch door. Wine and cheese served in the afternoon and a small quick continental breakfast in the morning. Only thing that could have made it better... More 

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Grand Cayman
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Inn is comfortable, well-located and served our needs well for three beds (one king; two twin). We enjoyed the in-room fireplace and the property is charming. What prompts me to write though is the extraordinary service, attention and knowledge of Deyenne, who received us so warmly and ensured our comfort every step of the stay. She helped with restaurant... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I just wanted to write to let others know I would not recommend staying at this hotel. One minute after booking a room on expedia for the wrong night I called the hotel to change the date or cancel the reservation. The Owner of the hotel denied both my requests. Given the service here I hope others stay away.

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Seattle, Washington
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20 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

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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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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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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Additional Information about Carmel Wayfarer Inn

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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