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Lamp Lighter Inn & Sunset House Suites

S.E. Corner of Ocean Avenue & Camino Real, Carmel, CA 93921
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Lamp Lighter Inn & Sunset House Suites
Ranked #1 of 31 Carmel B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Flower Mound, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location is perfect, closest Inn to the beach and on the edge of the downtown area. Everything is walking distance. The patio area is extremely inviting and breakfast is a perfect time to enjoy as well as in the evening. The people who work there are extremely friendly and helpful. My husband fell and slid down a rock of... More

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Antioch, CA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This review is long over due!! I have stayed here twice more since my first review in 2012 and I can't say enough good things about the Lamp Lighter Inn! I absolutely adore this establishment and feel extremely "at home & welcome" each time I stay. On my last two visits I stayed in the "Porpoise" room. I can't recommend... More

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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is THE best place we have ever stayed with our kids, and we travel a lot. We recently stayed in one of the 2 level Tudor cottages and it was perfect for our family of four. The interior was really nicely appointed, and the beds were incredibly comfortable. There is a complimentary breakfast which was diverse enough for everyone... More

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
28 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here 3 nights in April and loved it. I was in the room right over the breakfast room - the Treetop Room. I was traveling solo so the room was a perfect size. Small bathroom but really comfortable big bed, a little seating area, closet and little heater that looked like a fireplace. Complimentary sherry, treats and a... More

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milford, ct
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this gem of a bed breakfast through Trip Advisor. Wonderful!! Attentive helpful staff, nightly wine around the fire Pitt, close to lots of restaurants, shopping, beach and especially the comfortable suite with private patio. What's not to love?

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Gilroy, California, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We live about an hour from Carmel and we take our dog to the dog beach all the time. I always walk past the Lamp Light Inn and it is so charming that I knew I wanted to stay here with my husband and dog. We stayed for 2 nights. The check in was easy and laid back. They put... More

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backincarmel, Owner at Lamp Lighter Inn & Sunset House Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. I want to apologize for the noise situation. We are a small place and there is quite a bit of activity in our little courtyard. I completely understand your frustration. Unfortunately, there isn't much I can do to remedy this. The windows would certainly be a great start, make perfect sense as well as... More

California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was great and very welcoming ! They even asked if my dog had a blanket with him since it was raining that day. I would defintely stay here again! Location was righ at the center of everything and walking distance to the beach!

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backincarmel, Guest Relations Manager at Lamp Lighter Inn & Sunset House Suites, responded to this review

We are glad you had a wonderful stay! Thank you for staying with us, and we hope for a return visit in the near future!! Lamp Lighter Staff More

San Ramon, United States
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Lamplighter several times. It's located just a short walk to the beach. It is also dog friendly, so this is my go-to place when I visit Carmel. The staff is very friendly, breakfast is adequate. I've stayed in the Bluebird room many times when I've needed the extra beds. The Bluebird is located right on... More

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backincarmel, Owner at Lamp Lighter Inn & Sunset House Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Their is no greater compliment than a guest wanting to stay with us again and again. Thanks for your loyalty, Bobby More

La Grange, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located perfectly on the main street in Carmel two blocks from the town above and also the beach below, the inn's setting featuring rooms, cottages, and suites and also a garden area containing flowers, trees, other plants, a gazebo, and two fire pits caught the eye of many of the passers-by who would stop to look or take a picture.... More

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backincarmel, Guest Relations Manager at Lamp Lighter Inn & Sunset House Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and sharing your experience! Our top priority here at the Lamp Lighter Inn is to make sure all of our guests feel at home. Glad you were able to experience all that we have to offer. Staff More

San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Sea Otter room at the Lamplighter while enjoying an anniversary weekend. The good: What a lovely place! The room was clean, roomy, and we really enjoyed the woodburning fireplace. The B&B is also located very conveniently within walking distance to most of the downtown Carmel shops and restaurants. The mildly disappointing: The food, not bad, just... More

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Additional Information about Lamp Lighter Inn & Sunset House Suites

Also Known As:
Lamp Lighter Inn & Sunset House Hotel Carmel
Lamp Lighter Inn And Sunset House Suites
Lamp Lighter Inn & Sunset House Hotel
Address: S.E. Corner of Ocean Avenue & Camino Real, Carmel, CA 93921
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 31 B&Bs / Inns in Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A small seaside Inn centrally located in downtown Carmel. We offer free parking, beach chairs and breakfast. On weekends we have wine and some other small dishes for our guests. ... more   less 

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