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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2009

We stayed one night on our way to San Francisco. I had booked this hotel having read many reviews and also because many of the other hotels were already booked up. The location is good and easy to find having driven from LA that day we were glad to find it so conveniently. Check in was ok, though staff were... More

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Gold Coast QLD
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2009

Slightly overpriced at $150 plus tax for a room facing in toward the rest of the property. Nicely decorated, comfortable and efficient, tidy baths and modest amenities. Restaurant opens 06:30 - Good. Room service did not work. Good location with immediate access to Hwy 1 and Carmel Valley Road, quiet enough with good F&B VERY close by. I would recommend... More

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seattle
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2009

I had a terrible experience in this hotel. The hotel offers breakfast and one morning I accidently left my cell phone at the breakfast table. I returned to my room and realized I had left it at the table. I imediately returned to the dining room and the table had already been cleared and there were no other guests sitting... More

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guestservicecarmel, guest service manager at Carmel Mission Inn, responded to this review

There are two sides to every story and we would certainly like to tell ours. Our honest staff gladly helped search your table and the surrounding area for you lost phone. Since the table was not cleared that was easy. The front desk staff gladly made a new key for your room as you requested to assist in the search... More

Cypress, CA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2009

Stayed there for 1 night while traveling through the coast. The hotel's renovated rooms are cute as a button. We stayed in a room with a lot of turquoise. The armchair, bedding, and over-the-bed wallpaper was turquoise. However, it was done very tastefully and not too overwhelming. I loved the wallpaper they had of seashells over the bed and they... More

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guestservicecarmel, g at Carmel Mission Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out of your busy day to review our hotel. Comments like yours allow us to improve on our guest experience and share your views with our staff members. I'm please that you enjoyed our renovated rooms. We feel that the decor is fun and not typical of most area hotels. We pride ourselves on... More

Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews 69 reviews
48 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2009

I booked my room through Travelocity at a slightly discounted rate over the hotel website rate. Apparently that gets you the Priceline treatment where they give you the worst room in the motel and treat you poorly. The problem is that Travelocity and similar sites are not Priceline bidding sites. I've never heard of such treatment before. I booked a... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It seems that you were not totally satisfied with your stay and I would just like to remark on several of your comments. We do have a limited number of exterior entry rooms which we consider deluxe. They are located on the first floor, half of which open to the... More

central valley
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2009

A nice clean newly renovated hotel. Smaller rooms but no complaints. All in all, I would defiantly stay here again. Another plus, its only minuets away from point lobos and The city of Carmel..

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Oakland,CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2009

They did a nice job of taking what was an older Best Western motel and turning it into a pseudo boutique type motel. It fits well into the Monterey/Carmel style. If you look on the website you see lime green rooms which I thought might be kind of edgy but its really more like leafy green and matched with the... More

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

I just wanted to thank you for reviewing our hotel. Our recent renovation has been well received and the rooms are well appointed with great amenities. We take great pride in the friendliness of our staff who represent the area and your comments will be shared with them. Our location provides a great vantage point to many of the area... More

kenilworth
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2009

Set in the basin of the carmel hills, the hotel is beautiful. everyone was very helpful and friendly. Gas station, restaurants and supermarket within walking distance. Rooms were clean and modern. Only minor point is that it appears they do not know what a continental breakfast is - as it included porridge, sausage, eggs or fruit. However, a minor point... More

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warwickshire
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2009

This hotel is slightly outside the main town of Carmel, but very good value for money. The rooms were lovely and large, which we found very relaxing after a long drive. There is a restaurant across the main road outside called the Rio Grill, which I would also recommend - we had a fabulous meal there. Carmel is absolutely beautiful... More

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

I am glad that you were able to experience the beauty of Carmel and I thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We recently completed an extensive renovation of the hotel which we feel brings a modern twist to the area. Our intention was to combine our convenient location with great amenities at a superb value. We... More

Elk Grove, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2009

I stayed here once because I got it for $79.00 on Priceline.com. Well worth it! Go to priceline and do a bid for the area of Carmel. Select $75-79 as your rate and select a three star hotel. Since its the only three star there, it will be selected for your trip. The hotel isn't the best I have ever... More

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

I just wanted to thank you for reviewing our hotel and I"m please you were able to find one of the limited specials we offer. I'm also please that as a valued guest you truly appreciate our convenient location and great amenities. I would like to point out that we do offer dinner from 5-9 Monday through Saturday and offer... 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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