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Carmel Mission Inn

3.0 of 5 3665 Rio Road, Carmel, CA 93923
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boise, Idaho
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars NEW via mobile

The good: location, beds, bedding, pool area, proximity to the Barn Yard shopping area - walk over to the Lafayette Bakery in the mornings for the best pastries and bread you have ever had. The bad: 1) the shower was poorly designed, got you soaking just to turn it on and splashed water all over everything; 2) the bugs! Little... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We decided to go down last weekend which was sunny and beautiful and this place takes dogs. It is a remodeled motel but has done a good job and making it seem more. The pool and hot tub are nice as is the lounge next to it. Starbucks and great restaurant Rio Grille across the street too. You can't walk... More 

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guestservicecarmel, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel Mission Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and I’m glad we were able to accommodate you and your traveling pet. We do have a limited number of pet friendly rooms so we always suggest calling ahead to check on availability. Thanks for also mentioning our pool and hot tub which are great amenities and fun for all.... More 

Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My mom, sister and I visited this Inn a few months back. We were looking for a place that would host us for one night as we traveled from San Francisco. We were told upon check-in that we were upgraded to a larger room with a view on the top floor. The room had a great view of the mountains... More 

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guestservicecarmel, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel Mission Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Carmel hotel and I’m glad you enjoyed your “girls’ getaway”. We offer many fine amenities and I’m glad you enjoyed our heated pool and hot tub. We sincerely appreciate your business and hope to have the opportunity to serve you again. Please remember to contact the hotel direct or visit our... More 

Helston, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel is quite a little gem really, sitting close to California Highway One but far enough away from the road for a restful nights sleep. The staff are polite and helpful and my request for a quiet room was admirably accommodated. Located just outside of Carmel, it is very convenient for the 17 mile drive tour, for visiting Monteray... More 

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guestservicecarmel, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel Mission Inn, responded to this review

I just wanted to thank you for the many kind words about our Carmel hotel. Many of the things you mentioned relate to our outstanding team and your comments will be shared with them. We are very proud of their efforts and they represent this world-class destination very well. The fact that you would recommend our hotel also goes a... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a wonderful 2nt stay.....definitely not long enough! The staff was great in all departments., including the restaurant . The food was delicious ,had dinner and breakfast. Very Good! The room was immaculate and nicely decorated and spacious . I brought my Corgi with me and there was a great walking trail next to hotel.Close to everything ..... More 

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guestservicecarmel, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel Mission Inn, responded to this review

When someone writes they are “definitely coming back” we honestly feel that our efforts have been rewarded. You mentioned our great staff and we are truly proud of their efforts. We strive to provide a good value in this world-class destination and you also acknowledge that. We sincerely appreciate your business and hope to have the opportunity to serve you... More 

Houston, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found ourselves homeless after we checked out of our airbnb place 2 days early because it was so dirty and awful! We drove down the coast and looked at a few motels but this was the one I picked after I had checked out the room. Nice furnishings, clean, well decorated and (phew) spotlessly clean. We found the bed... More 

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guestservicecarmel, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel Mission Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Carmel hotel. When you stated you would stay again we feel that our efforts are truly noticed. We strive to provide a good value in this world-class destination and we sincerely appreciate your business. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again in the future and please remember to... More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently returned to the updated Carmel Mission Inn this past January. For the money, this hotel is a great bargain. Rooms are clean, and updated bathrooms are very nice. Restauarant is great, and they can include a breakfast as part of their package which we take advantage of all the time. Jacuzzi, pool area is nice, very quiet. I... More 

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guestservicecarmel, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel Mission Inn, responded to this review

First of all I would like to thank you for being a repeat guest and for supporting our efforts. We specialize in small to midsize meetings and I’m glad we had the opportunity to serve you. You mentioned our bed-and-breakfast package which is truly an outstanding value. One of the best compliments is that you would recommend our hotel. We... More 

Berkeley, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great great value. Great, friendly staff. We paid $119 for a big room with 2 queen beds. Very clean rooms. Some hotels the floors feel like you are walking on a drum and the kids make a lot of racket, the floors here are quiet, we've never heard noises from neighboring rooms, no street noise either. Nice decor. The pool... More 

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guestservicecarmel, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel Mission Inn, responded to this review

I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for your many kind words about the Carmel Mission Inn. We strive to provide a good value in this world-class destination and we sincerely appreciate your recognition of that. Our hard-working, dedicated staff goes out of their way to make sure that our guests have an enjoyable stay. We sincerely... More 

Los Angeles, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 hotel reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here after planning a last minute trip to Carmel and were very happy with the hotel. It's a mid-century hotel, nicely updated with a friendly staff and good amenities. Location is good, not walkable to Carmel-by-the-Sea but a very short drive (5 minutes) into town. I would stay here again.

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guestservicecarmel, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel Mission Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments about the Carmel Mission Inn and in particular for the mention of our friendly staff. We are very proud of their efforts and thank you for mentioning them. The fact that you would stay with us again also indicates that our efforts are appreciated. We thank you for your business and hope to have the opportunity... More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This INN is one of the best we have stayed in. Rana at the front desk makes it a very plesent stay. She is always pleasent and smiling. If you take full board the food is very good and plenty of it, We stayed here for five days and will stay again the next time we are in town. When... More 

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guestservicecarmel, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel Mission Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your many kind words about the Carmel Mission Inn and for stating we are “one of the best”. You mentioned Rana in your review and she is truly an outstanding employee and a great asset to our organization. We are very proud of her efforts and all of our team members who strive to make sure our... More 

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Address: 3665 Rio Road, Carmel, CA 93923
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Carmel Mission Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 165
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Also Known As:
Carmel Mission Hotel Carmel
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Carmel
#12 Romantic Hotel in Carmel

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