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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 31 Carmel B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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San Francisco, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Rooms were filthy, smelled bad, and it was very loud. Minimal parking, and horribly rude staff. The woman at check in was unaccomodating to say the least then oddly asked us for some pizza when we ordered in. Just bizarre. The place is in a great location, the only reason they are still in business. They shouldn't be.

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Berkeley, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

The room was filthy, the carpet threadbare, the windows filthy and covered with bird poop, the walls are filthy, in need of paint and plaster where it is cracked and where the towel rack fell out years ago, and the room full of a strange accumilation of furnishings and finishes that fairly span forty or fifty years, Most of it... More

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Clovis, California, United States
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Maybe in another city, for half the rates they charge...maybe. Parking is ridiculous- the entire city is metered so you would expect the hotel to have a space for you, they don't, and I got scolded for parking in the registration spot while I looked for another spot- very frustrating. There is no insulation in the walls so you hear... More

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Madera, California
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

My husband I just spent three nights here and have very mixed reviews. There is very limited parking. If you get into Carmel around six or seven on a weekend night, especially on a Saturday night, you can pretty much be sure you will have to park on the street a good walk away. This can be problamatic with uneven... More

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Sag Harbor
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

We liked the neighborhood as it is close to everything. The staff is very nice and accommodating. The rooms need to be updated and aired out as they are a touch musty. Nice that they have continental breakfast in the morning, but if you don't eat grain, there are not many options. We have not tried the wine tasting in... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We stayed here after there was no other place available in town that would allow our dog. We were sorely disappointed. OK...granted it was last-minute and the town was packed with people who lost their camping reservations in the area due to the government shut-down, but still...one would think that in this town where the overall atmosphere is of high... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This was a great find during our stay in Carmel. It had character and a lovely courtyard garden. The staff were friendly and the breakfast was nice. There was not enough parking and finding somewhere on the road was not easy. Good location.

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Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
11 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Had read some of the reviews about this place, and was a little apprehensive about staying there. How wrong some people are. The moment we arrived, John who was in reception, couldn't do enough for us. Booking in was easy, told of the wine tasting event on the patio..so bags bumped in the room, which was lovely--two very large twin... More

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Cork, Ireland
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17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for one night as we drove the California coast. When we checked in the man on reception was very nice, helped us to our room and advised us of the wine reception which was beginning shortly. This was probably my favourite thing about the hotel, sitting on the patio sipping wine and making plans for our stay.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

I wanted to celebrate my 40th wedding anniversary in a romantic way. I got a room with an ocean view!! What a joke! I had a view of a sliver of ocean above rooftops, which I had to look at through filthy windows cause' there was no balcony. We were miles away from the ocean, as well. In addition, the... More

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Also Known As:
Carmel Wayfarer Hotel Carmel
Carmel Wayfarer Hotel
Address: 4th Avenue & Mission Street, PO Box 1896, Carmel, CA 93921
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #29 of 31 B&Bs / Inns in Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Carmel Wayfarer Inn 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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