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Dolphin Inn

Corner of 4th & San Carlos Street, Carmel, CA 93921
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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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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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We very much appreciated the warmth and hospitality of the staff. Wonderful experience from the day we arrived but sadly, we had to leave like everyone else. Our room was very clean and there is nothing negative to indicate or experience for us not to go back to this hotel. Thank you. A+++

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were only planning on staying here as a stopover on our way from LA to SF and as such declined staying in better "Named" places such as Clint's Ranch etc.We found a real gem here from polite and efficient check Inn to a hand delivered buffet Breakfast which was just great for us Brits through efficient check out and... More 

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Mendocino
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a deluxe room near the pool. Over two hundred dollars a night. Room had three windows and only one had a handle for opening. Had to get pliers from nice man at reception to open and close other two windows. Towel bar kept falling off the wall. Wallpaper outdated and has holes where hooks or something must have hung... More 

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Californai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location in Carmel is great, near many restaurants. Front desk was very helpful with information and suggestion for restaurants. Clean and easy access rooms. For the price it was great deal. Parking is a little tight so take you time moving in and out.

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The three bed setup in our room was perfect for our threesome of golfers. Walked into town for everything. Great location and friendly staff. Our room would work for a family where the seperate bedroom works for the couple, while the rest can have the room with the two beds.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overnight stay at the Dolphin Inn Carmel was ok. Staff very friendly. Room could do with upgrading, painting etc. Bit of a musty smell. Had a good sleep in the comfortable bed. Breakfast delivered to your door in a cool box in the morning was fine. You can have cereal, pastries, juice, yogurt and fruit. Coffee maker in room. Liked... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Property is an older, quaint place in the heart of beautiful downtown Carmel. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Jenny at the front desk greeted us upon our arrival and was an absolute doll, offering suggestions, answering questions and making sure we were going to enjoy our time here. Rooms are simple and clean. Free Wifi. Our room had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This place is a quant inn about three blocks away from ocean avenue. We got a room with a king size bed that came equipped with a fireplace. There is no central conditioning in the room but the hotel staff was nice enough to bring us a fan. The continental breakfast they brought us in the morning really hit the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We stopped off at the dolphin inn on the way up the west coast. This hotel was just what we needed, ideal location, 5 mins walk to the centre. Next to a local sports bar to a quick drink and bite to eat. Rooms are huge, clean and well maintained. Breakfast is left in a cooler bag outside the room,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This was the second hotel on our Honeymoon drive to LA from San Francisco. We arrived early so left our car in the hotel car park and walked into the town for lunch. Our room was so romantic with a realistic log fire (Gas) and a lovely bottle of chilled wine. The bed was so comfy and the room clean.... More 

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was our pleasure to have you as our guests and I hope we'll be able to welcome you back to Carmel in the future! Warm Regards, Felina Smith Operations Manager More 

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