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Carmel Wayfarer Inn

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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nothing wrong with this place -- decently sized and clean room, reasonable front desk service. But it does seem to need some TLC in places (cracked tiles in the bathroom, old shower head, doors that stick shut). Would consider alternatives before going back

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whatever you do believe all of the negative reviews of this place as it is a hideous experience from start to finish. I cannot think of one redeeming feature of this property and have tried to put this at the back of my mind. You have been warned!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beware! All the bad reviews are accurate. I never post reviews but this place is so bad I just have to. Too bad it could be a very nice properly but the ownership has decided not to make it what it could be. We stayed in a newly updated room with a great view of the the ocean however there... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was not at all what was dipicted on the website (I booked it through Expedia). I had a standard King with ocean view. Room was on top of garage/storage area. View of ocean (none) was more like view of roof tops. Bedding was worn. I had to asked for another sheet (dirty). Blanket was stiff and musty. Top... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Remember, this is a pet-friendly place and, by the looks of the room's carpet, you can guess that much - you are now so informed. Grandma's house from the 50's come to my senses. A bit musty partly because the main windows are fixed and the bathroom vents only by its door and/or screenless window facing the neighboring property. Top... More 

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Napa, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place should be shuttered. The owners obviously only care about taking advantage of poor unsuspecting travelers. Stains all over the carpets. Nails protruding from the broken tiles and wood. Rust. You name it this hotels is the worst I've even stayed. Just pure filth.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

HERE IT IS : Dirty Room and Dirty Sheets and bed RUDE STAFF OLD, SMELLY BROKEN-DOWN ROOM DIRTY CARPET..should i go on ? DIRTY BATHROOM Towels falling apart and super thin NO PARKING This was one of the worst Motels I have ever come across and I have been around the world.... NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

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Waterloo, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The Wayfarer Inn is one of the many nice little Inns in Town. It's in walking distance to all major attractions & restaurants in town. The place needs some 'touch-up' (refurbishment) in many areas of the hotel. The little yard is very nice. The personnel is very friendly and helpful. Breakfast is OK, but not more. A nice gesture is... More 

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Carmel, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Stained carpet, big chips in the bathtub, uncomfortable bed led to me being very grateful I am only here one night. Furniture was also stained and the whole place is in need of a paint job. Also, not much parking available. No safe in the room. The location is good and the front desk gentleman was helpful and friendly. He... More 

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London
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The Wayfarer Inn could be great but it needs a thorough and refurbishment and either serve a proper breakfast or don't bother at all Location is good, staff are friendly. Rates seemed reasonable for Carmel but next time I'd pay more for better

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