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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014
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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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Hong Kong, China
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

..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 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Manchester
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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
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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
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The only thing decent about this place is the pictures. They make this place look nice when in reality it is a dump that should be torn down! Peeling paint, mildew and mold in the bathroom! Old is too nice! TV out of the 80's, no fridge, no microwave, no coffee pot, no screens on the windows that opened up... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The Wayfarer Inn has a terrific location plenty of potential to be a comfortable stay-but needs major updating. 1. The walls are in need of repair and fresh paint. 2. The furniture and bedding appears to be original and needs to be updated . It's not attractive-it's a simple upgrade. For example the set of drawers the tv is set... More

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San Diego, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

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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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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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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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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