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Carmel Mission Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3665 Rio Road, Carmel, CA 93923
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Ranked #12 of 21 hotels in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Dave S Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pros - pleasant reception staff, funky décor, pool, loads of parking, good restaurants very nearby Cons - bar rarely open, slightly shabby, poor sound insulation Overall - interesting as a stopover but don't book more than a night

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Sunnyvale, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First off I don't write many reviews. I feel compelled to do so when the service is above average considering any business is only as good as the people there. Upon checking at 11pm I was greeted at the front desk by Danielle who was as cheerful and attentive to helping me get checked as if it were 11am, she... More

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm actually annoyed at a friend of mine for recommending this hotel. It was gross. First and foremost, despite being marked as non-smoking, the room (and halls) reeked of cigarette smoke. I suspect it used to be a smoking hotel and they never properly cleaned it. Beyond that, I'm seeing on the side of the page someone wrote "more shabby... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite detailing our needs when booking 3 days previously, on arrival early evening from our drive from LA, the room was not ready. The rooms are in quite desperate need of redecoration and power sockets mostly didn't work. Tired from our journey we ordered room service. You expect it be at a premium but the cost certainly did not match... 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. I’m sorry that we did not meet your expectations. I know it can be quite disappointing when you have to wait for breakfast. At times the wait can be anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes during peak times. We offer a bed and breakfast package which is a great... More

Balboa Island, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
27 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The mid century décor is kind of cool. It sort of reminds me of comfortable hotels in Palm Springs or Hawaii. Anyway, this is a good hotel. The hot buffet breakfast is outstanding. Use promo code "ts" if booking on the hotel website or directly by phone. Use a booking site and breakfast will cost you $12/person when you check... More

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

Thanks for your kind words about our Carmel hotel and your comments will be shared with our staff. Seems like you truly enjoyed our breakfast offering which hopefully was part of our bed and breakfast package. Yes we are pet friendly and offer a limited number of ground-floor pet friendly rooms. We appreciate your business and hope you will stay... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My only regret with booking this hotel is that we had only booked one night. As one of many stops on a Californian road trip it stood out ahead of the rest for its design, decor, comfort and its amazing breakfast. Carmel, the beach and the Mission are all close by.

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

Thank you for reviewing our Carmel hotel and your many kind words. We do offer a very convenient location to explore all the Monterey Peninsula has to offer. We are also pleased that you enjoyed our breakfast and hope it was part of our bed and breakfast package which is an outstanding value. We sincerely appreciate your business and hope... More

Coimbra, Portugal
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lobby staff was so so - have seen better service - smiling a little bit more won't hurt. The room was ok with a little balcony and even if it seemed a little old, the decor was nice. A bathrobe was missing and even if I've called the staff to bring me one, no one did.

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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 California hotel. You noted our convenient location which is a great vantage point to explore all the Monterey Peninsula has to offer. Thanks for pointing out the missing robe and I will forward your comments to our housekeeping manager. We sincerely appreciate your business and hope you will choose to... More

Gloucestershire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here end of July as part of honeymoon trip. Beautiful clean little hotel with good onsite facilities although might be worth asking when quieter time for breakfast is because it can get busy and you might have to wait for a table. This does not however detract from the service you receive. I'm not sure what type of room... 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 we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay particularly on your honeymoon. Our housekeeping staff works very hard and I’m glad you enjoyed our clean, comfortable guestrooms. We appreciate your business and hope you will stay with us again. Please contact the hotel direct or visit our website for... More

Winchester, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
46 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A really good hotel, again check in and reception fast and efficient. The allocated room was clean and well cared for and the only down side was the view over the carpark. Not a huge problem. The room was comfortable and had a decent balcony on which to sit and chill. There was no noise from adjoining rooms or from... 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. The fact that you would recommend our hotel is very important to us. You noted our pleasant staff and we are very proud of their efforts and we thank you for mentioning that. We sincerely appreciate your business and hope you will stay with us again. Just remember to... More

Chester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in the afternoon and were glad to see that we could check in early. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We were however disappointed with our room. The beds were uncomfortable and made for a difficult nights sleep. Also, the rooms décor was very dated and ill looking. Apart from this, we were very impressed with the... More

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

Thank you for the review of our Carmel hotel. We are pleased that you enjoyed our breakfast and hope it was part of our bed and breakfast package which is a great value. As you mentioned we believe we have a very convenient location from which to explore all the Monterey Peninsula has to offer. We appreciate your business and... 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*
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At our Carmel Ca. hotel you will find a quaint, yet stylish setting with an array of gracious amenities that include a heated pool, fitness center and the "Fuse" restaurant. We’ve truly created a destination within a destination. Additionally, we offer fantastic facilities for weddings, business meetings, retreats and special events. ... more   less 
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