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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 22 Hotels in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Encinitas, California
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10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Carmel Mission Inn is a pleasent and dependable choice. We were there for two nights with our dog. Room prices are reasonable. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Pet friendly for a fair surcharge of $35. Friendly staff. Rooms are a short walk from parking. Close to the Mission, shopping and lots of restaurant choices.

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Nevada City, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We got the upgraded king for a very reasonable price. Top floor with balcony and elevator access. Once you get over the 1950 " under the sea " decor, you will realize that the ambiance is not old, but retro ! Our room was very clean. The bathroom was spotless. The only problem we had was a very loud rude... More

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Valencia, ca
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice clean hotel, very clean, close to the 17 mile. Pool seamed nice. Friendly staff. I just wanted to say it is a nice hotel but tripadvisor requires 200 characters minimum. Still not 200 characters. I'm going to try "submit again"

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Barcelona
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 days at the end of our American/Canadian holiday. It is just of the main highway and there is a large shopping/restaurant area across the road. Our room was clean and facilites good but we thought we'd be overlooking the pool but unfortunately we weren't. Breakfast was poor. The staff were not friendly. There was fresh fruits... More

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One hour 25 mins from SFO this was a perfect first night start to our vacation. Friendly staff, really good food (dinner and the breakfast buffet) and clean comfortable room with free wifi. Well positioned for the 19 mile drive (must do) and Carmel centre and Spanish Mission it is just off Pacific Highway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As always, whenever we decide to take a staycation just one hour away from home, we call Carmel Mission Inn. The location is a perfect distance to the beach, downtown and it's easy access to the freeway. Whoever answers the phone is very personable and hospitable. I even receive great restaurant recommendations when we check in with our dog. This... 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 and your many kind words. We are a pet friendly hotel and have a limited number of selected rooms for those traveling with pets. We always advise that our guests call the hotel direct to find out about our pet accommodations. We thank you also for the kind words about our... More

Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I say, "almost exactly what we wanted" because we'd been planning to stay on the beach. As it turned out, we stayed here in a valley type area and loved it! And at the end of the day, it was a great place to watch the fog rolling in over the nearby mountains. Close to the Mission, it's also near... 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. We are pleased that you enjoyed our comfortable bed and clean guestrooms. It is also important that you felt safe in this environment. Thanks also for noting our friendly staff and they efforts they made to make your stay enjoyable. We sincerely appreciate your business and hope you will... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed as part of a fly drive holiday, nice hotel very busy in the morning and certainly get down early for breakfast as they may not have a table available and you'll have a wait and you may also have a more limited breakfast choice as they don't keep on top of empty trays. Wouldn't want to stay here as... 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. I’m sorry that you did not get to take full advantage of our breakfast offering. It is true during peak season the restaurant can get very busy at times. I’m sorry that you were not able to enjoy a peaceful and comfortable dining experience. Many people take advantage of our... More

Rosemount, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well preserved retro sort of place with nice enough rooms for the price. The restaurant looked nice and menu was good.. However the two mains we were given on a tray to take back to the room at $68 before tip were so tiny and ordinary I returned them untouched and received a credit but not really and apology... More

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

We thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It seemed that you liked our guestroom accommodations but that we did not meet your expectations in our restaurant. I am truly sorry that your experience was less than stellar and also that the staff did not completely satisfy you. We always strive to provide a good value and... More

Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We struggled - like many others - to find a place to stay in Big Sur or near, finding most places either totally over priced or booked until, say, next year, or both. Finally, we found a vacancy at a very reasonable price (in comparison) at the Carmel Mission Inn, thinking it's a last chance sort of choice - but... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to comment about our hotel and we sincerely appreciate your kind words which will be shared with our hard-working, dedicated staff. The most important comment concerns our friendly staff that we are very proud of. We believe their efforts truly enhance the overall guest experience. We sincerely appreciate your business and hope to have... 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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