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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Stayed here previously and cannot believe how it has deteriorated. Sorry to say all the negative reviews are true. They even use tubs of margarine and bowls of jelly instead of individual servings at the breakfast bar. I really hate to write a bad review but this is not the place to stay.

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Santiago, Chile
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32 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Beautiful inn, really well located and comfortable. We stayed just one night but our room was so big we could actually live there (big batrooom, big kitchen, huge bed, and bunker bed). Includes a breakfast with waffles, parking and wifi. The Price was OK too. Really good sleep quality. I absolutely recommend it.

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Chicago, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The room was hot. Tried to open the crank out windows but the handles were broken and I tried the other window and it had 3 large cracks it in. The furniture looked like resale shop specials. The pillow shams were shreds at the edges. Curtains had holes. The grout in the shower should be bleached. The TV was the... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

This is absolutely the WORST place we have ever stayed. The owners (or managers, as they claim to be), refuse to take responsibility for simple expectations like running water and sheets without holes in them. The woman accused my 64 year old mother of being "a liar" about having holes in the bed sheets after i simply notified her about... More

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Palo Alto, CA
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Great location , In heart of downtown. The room is run down, needs a new rug, furniture and TV. The bathroom had a plastic towel rod, hinges were corroded, and the towel shelves were rusted or corroded. There were holes in the plastic curtain and the sheer curtains were not fully hooked. They were quite old. There is no coffee... More

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Palo Alto, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I stayed in #11. Curtain was torn. Room was old & dirty. There is no coffee machine or microwave. When you turn the bathroom knob to hot water - it resulted in Cold Water and vice versa. I almost severely burned myself. The water was extremely hot. The sink water did not flow out smoothly. I travel with my dog... 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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