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Forest Lodge

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Corner of Ocean Ave & Junipero, Carmel, CA 93921
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Excellent Special attention to Guest Satisfaction. Nice Breakfast with interesting people from all over. Close to beach with Dog Friendly service and a Nice House Cat (shadow ). Super people and great Staff Would definitely stay again and again.

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backincarmel, Owner at Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We will let shadow know you mentioned her. hope to see you back, Bobby More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

This is a great place to stay in Carmel. The staff are friendly and very helpful, and the rooms are wonderful and quaint. It is nice to have a fireplace to use. They will bring breakfast to your door in the morning, and even gave us a bottle of wine on our first night. We loved Carmel and would highly... More 

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backincarmel, Owner at Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you had a great time in Carmel. Thanks for the review, Bobby More 

Los Angeles, CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We've traveled to Carmel and Monterey Bay many times but have always stayed in a larger hotel in Monterey. Because my husband's bike race (Sea Otter Classic) was the same weeks as a food and wine event the hotel we usually stay in was booked solid, and what a blessing in disguise! I put my faith in the wonderful reviews... More 

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backincarmel, Guest Relations at Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the thorough review. The beautifully landscaped grounds and the woodsy feel are two things I love about this property. I suggest you try the Ocean Ave. room next time you stay. The ample amount of natural light and the plush arm chair make it perfect for curling up with a good book. Thanks for staying with us... More 

New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We went on a totally last minute trip to Carmel for the night last night and were able to book the Ocean Ave room. Pros: We had our very own parking spot (included in cost) that was available by 11am and the cleaning woman was done with our room early so we were able to check-in well before the 3pm... More 

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backincarmel, Guest Relations at Forest Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share some details about your stay. We are always looking to improve and comments like yours about the pillows and breakfast basket help in this process. Thanks for choosing to stay with us and we look forward to a return visit soon. -Maddy and Staff More 

San Jose, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Staying here for my second anniversary was amazing. We stayed in the Einstein cottage, and the room was absolutely cozy and comfortable. When we arrived, someone started a fire in the fireplace for us, and being in your own cottage felt more personal and secluded. The staff were extremely friendly and accommodating, thank you Melissa! And the location was perfect.... More 

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backincarmel, Guest Relations at Forest Lodge, responded to this review

One thing I love about being at the Forest Lodge is even though your practically in downtown, you feel like your tucked away in the woods. This place has a special charm and we're happy you enjoyed the fairy tale feel. We hope your next stay is as wonderful as your first. -Maddy and Staff More 

PACIFIC GROVE
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

My wife and I have stayed at a variety of hotels, inns and B&Bs in Carmel, and I can confidently state that Forest Lodge is our new favorite. We stayed there recently and everything was wonderful. We are locals (in Monterey) but sometimes we like to just escape the house and have a special night out, and Forest Lodge is... More 

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backincarmel, Guest Relations at Forest Lodge, responded to this review

What a thorough and detailed review! Thank you for contributing to the TripAdvisor community and helping our future guests. We're so happy you enjoyed the Dali Suite and your time here at the Forest Lodge. If you ever want to try out another room, I'd suggest the Ocean Ave. room. Being that it's not a suite, it's not as spacious... More 

Houston, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Some friends and I stayed in the Garden and Ocean suites. Easy walking to great shops, restaurants, and the beach with a wonderful sunset view. Only problem is controlling the temp in the cold seasons. Still, the ocean suite has the ability to block off the two bedrooms and the benefit of space heaters and the garden suite has a... More 

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backincarmel, Guest Relations at Forest Lodge, responded to this review

With these old buildings, controlling the temperature can be challenging. We appreciate your understanding and patience. Thanks for choosing to stay with us and we're happy that you enjoyed stay. -Maddy and Staff More 

Surrey, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

My wife and I spent 5 nights at the Forest Lodge and 3 nights at the Lamplighter Inn in late September as part of our Jazz Festival experience. We love Carmel and to stay at such a quaint and whimsical Inn made for a magical holiday that we will never forget. Thanks to Peggy, Melissa, Cindy and Heather for being... More 

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backincarmel, Guest Relations at Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind and thoughtful words. It's always awesome when guests come as strangers and leave as friends. Thank you for sharing your experience and we hope you come back to visit soon. -Maddy and Staff More 

San Bruno, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We stayed at the Forest Lodge and it was great from beginning to end. It's calm, peaceful, quaint and having your own little cabin in the middle of Carmel it couldn't be any better. The place has a very personal touch and we just found out that some of the cabins are named after famous people that have stayed there,... More 

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backincarmel, Guest Relations at Forest Lodge, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your stay. I love sharing the history of the cottages with guests. I feel like it adds to the enchantment of the place. Thanks for staying with us and taking the time to write a review. -Maddy and Staff More 

La Belle, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Lamp Lighter Inn was booked, but they had room at their sister ship, Forest Lodge. It looked just as nice online as Lamp Lighter Inn and was "in town" walking distance to shops and resturaurant. We stayed at the Garden Room with our 2 1/2 year old and it could not have been any more perfect! Peggy, one of the... More 

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Address: Corner of Ocean Ave & Junipero, Carmel, CA 93921
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Forest Hotel Carmel

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