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Forest Lodge

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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Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
34 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2010

I wish Forest Lodge was listed under "B&Bs" in Carmel, maybe it would get more attention. Oh well, at least there will be room for me when I come back to Carmel (hopefully very, very soon). I called on a whim, trying to check into their sister property (and, admittedly, much closer to the ocean), Lamp Lighter Inn. The very... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2010

It is hard to rate anything excellent but this place comes close. We had a family reunion, four families with kids ranging from 4 to 19 yrs old. We didn't know what to expect, but from the moment we saw the place and openned the doors to our rooms, we all had the feeling that our stay was going to... More

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

Thank you so much for the kind words. We were happy you spent your special time with us and we hope you all come back soon. Bobby More

Santa Barbara, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2010

We reserved the Dalia and the Garret Loft, and both were quaint and comfortable. The fireplace in the Dalia was really nice. There was a refrigerator, an ice maker, a coffee maker, coffee and creamers. On the one hand, the ice maker was a nice touch but it dropped ice loudly all night long; that is why ice makers are... More

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Northeast Ohio
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2010

We spent two nights in the Dali Suite, which we loved! We felt like we were staying in a small cottage in France! It was completely captivating. The main room is quite large with a beamed ceiling, beautiful wood floors and a gas fireplace with stone surround, hearth and mantle as well as a flat-screen TV. Also in the room... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2010

Check in: Most friendliest check-in I have ever experienced. Bobby was helpful and to our surprise asked us to come down fafter we were settled in our room for a tour of 17 mile dr. over to Monterey. He's an awesome tour guide! Room: Clean, no odors, bright, accessible to all stores and restaurant. Loved the patio outside, the trees,... More

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San Luis Obispo, CA
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2010

My boyfriend and I stayed at this Inn after staying in Monterey for a few days. Carmel is a such a charming and beautiful place and this inn was as well. We came in the off season, so we were able to book the room at half price, which was awesome, AND it came with complimentary champagne. It also offers... More

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2010

My fiance and I stayed at the Forest Lodge Inn. It sits on top Ocean Ave. over looking downtown and the beach. Although there isn't room service at the Forest Lodge (after staying in Carmel MANY times, non of the Inn's and B&B's provide room service or breakfast. What little continental breakfast there is sometimes provided, they are muffins from... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2010

My husband and I had such a great time at the Forest Lodge in Carmel. We loved the comfy yet elegant atmosphere. We stayed in the Westin House room which connected to the Dali Suite where two of our friends stayed. The two rooms and livingroom area made quite a large space to enjoy. Felt like a vacation home. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2010

with this place. But I can't. Lovely! Go for it!. You will not be disappointed. Great off season, last minute rate too, which was a real bonus. Will certainly return!

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Central Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2010

This inn is absolutely amazing. It is located perfectly in the heart of downtown Carmel which made shopping, dinner, and drinks very accessible. The rooms were clean and beautiful while maintaining the integrity of the Carmel atmosphere. The owner is extremely friendly and the staff very polite. Overall this was a great experience and I would recommend this place to... 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): $
Also Known As:
Forest Hotel Carmel

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An old lodge with a new begining. The lodge is located downtown Carmel on Ocean Ave. A unique Inn recently remodeled using local materials and as much reclaimed product as we could. ... more   less 
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