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Sea View Inn

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Camino Real Btwn 11th & 12th, Carmel, CA 93921
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were driving from SF to LA with some time on our hands, and friends recommended the Sea View Inn. Carmel itself is a really pretty and quaint place, and the Sea View Inn captured the whole Carmel experience perfectly. It's three streets back from the beach in a quiet, leafy street. The gardens are really pretty, and our 1st... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights in late June as a stopover during a driving trip up the Pacific Coast Highway. The location is in a pretty, traditional house in a quiet tree-lined avenue about 10 minutes walk from the town centre and about 5 minutes back from the beach. If you want full service, lifts, air-con and all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights on our drive from SF to LA Really quaint guest house, so welcoming. Parking adequate on the street in a quiet spot. Great healthy breakfast and the complimentary wine on the evenings where you could sit and chat with fellow travellers was a real treat. Many thanks

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This was our first experience of Carmel and it has to be said that things got off to a fabulous start with the accommodation reservation. The host was absolutely wonderful. The place is immaculately presented and spotless. Very well positioned for the wonderful white sanded beach. The nice touches such as the wine and nuts and the delicious breakfast made... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Having only been to the South Beach (Miami) and NYC 'Festivals, Pebble Beach Food and Wine was Emily's and my first on the West Coast. It only seemed fitting that we attend; after all, Emily now resides in San Francisco, and I'm in LA. With hotel options being slim because of the popularity of the Festival, I felt incredibly fortunate... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We stayed here for two nights before we came to San Francisco for business. We wish that we could have stayed here the entire time. Wonderful room, wonderful company!! If you are a clean freak. You will definitely love this place. The bathroom was gleaming!!! Loved Tracy and Margo such wonderful people !!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The Carmel Sea View Inn is an incredible find. We stayed here overnight while driving from San Francisco to LA, on highway 1. It is tucked in nicely, right next to Pebble Beach and the infamous 17 mile drive and has a great vibe to it. The fireplace, porch and shared living room gives an air of real homely charm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is the second time I've stayed here, and it was just as good as the first. The staff is very friendly, the breakfast is delicious. I love sitting by the fireplace. Great location, close to the ocean, shops, and fantastic places to eat. Very clean. Complimentary wifi. The only thing that could be improved upon is the quality of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We enjoyed a 1 night stay in early March and had a lovely time. It's located a short walk from the centre of town meaning the setting is really peaceful and you're just a 5 minute walk from the stunning beach. It's worth wandering the streets just to see the homes as they're all so different. The home is beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We enjoyed just one night, excellent location. Beautiful house, living with fireplace, glass of wine in the evening, excellent breakfast.Staff: EXCELLENT. I wanto to go back soon!! Full of restaurants nearby.

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