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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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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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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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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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Los Angeles, California, USA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you don't absolutely must stay here, just don't. It's an older property, the receptionist told me it's over 170 years old with renovated rooms. I thought it would be charming, but it was just a miserable place. There is little to no parking available on property so park on the streets at your own risk. The receptionist even told... More 

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Marbella, Andalucía, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The bathroom was never cleaned during our 4 -nights stay; just tidies up a bit. We had to go looking for maids to ask for toiletries, including toilet paper. The breakfast was very limited, and we haven't been able to taste the much-advertised waffles even once: first, they ran out of batter, then the machine broke down and was taken... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We went to Carmel for four nights to attend a members' wine club party and had a lovely room at the Wayfarer Inn which was perfectly located in the heart of town where we could walk easily to everything we wanted to do in Carmel, including all the good restaurants. The staff was efficient and friendly - good innkeepers!

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

There's something particularly poignant about walking through a neighbourhood where the poor people have 2 year old Ferraris back to your hotel which looks neat from the outside (presumably Carmel's laws dictate that) and back to your hotel room which looks like a truck stop flophouse. As it's a fancy neighbourhood you'll be paying fancy prices, but don't expect any... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

While the rooms were roomy enough, and the layout was decent, one would expect it to be a charming place. Instead it is being run like a cheap motel. From the bedding to the tiny piece of soap to the lame breakfast. When one pays $200 which is pretty pricey, one expects some decent amenities. Sure this is in Carmel... 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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