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Dolphin Inn

2.5 of 5 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
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lubbock, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

This quaint little hotel may be older but it is a great value with a good location in Carmel, Ca. Walking distance to the center of town, it was very clean with a friendly staff and nice little extras like robes in your room, fresh baked cookies, continental breakfast delivered to your room in the morning and a cozy gas... More 

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Half Moon Bay, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here 25 years ago and came back to find it is still - friendly, clean, nice linens and fireplace in bedroom, Close to Ocean Ave & Beach. Everything is well-kept, nice friendly staff, close to Ocean Ave shops, great for walking in and around Carmel and down to the beach. Nothing fancy - but all very nice. King... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely small hotel very close to downtown Carmel. Easy walk, great parking and very quiet. I felt like I lived in Carmel! The front desk woman makes a delicious pitcher of fruit-infused ice water for guests. A great hotel!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 nights on a California road trip. The Dolphin Inn is on a nice quiet street and has a very friendly and efficient staff. We stayed in a standard suite with 2 bathrooms, living room with gas fire place, and a king size bed - Rm 19. The room was very clean and comfortable. Breakfast is delivered to... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to say I have never experienced such an easy check in. Of course, your charged the moment you make the reservation, but once there, a snap! The room was clean, fireplace was great at the end of the day. Breakfast was ok. Nothing to get excited over. I don't think the pool is 80 degrees, but warm enough... More 

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Point Richmond, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dolphin Inn is located in Carmel so that you can park your car in their off-street lot and never have to use it again until it is time to check out. It was a good sized room with a fireplace, comfortable chairs and a table. King bed had feather topper and we slept like babies. Bath room is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Dolphin Inn in Carmel California from December 28, 2014 until January 4, 2015. Our experience was outstanding from check-in to check-out. We experienced a problem with our TV and the gentleman on duty persevered by telephone with Direct TV until the problem was resolved. Each day the room was serviced expertly and breakfast "room service" was... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

Mouldy tile grouting and shower curtain, grotty carpet, noisy pipes overnight. Poor breakfast (pastry is a piece of dry cake in cling film). Good location. Dirty pool. Overall not worth expensive price.

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Martinez, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stayed here for NYE, and although very busy the manager checked us in, gave us a map of the town, asked if we had dinner plans yet and than had recommendations and showed us where they were in the map, was not expecting that at all! He was very friendly and showed us how to get to our room,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The Dolphin Inn is located off the main street of Carmel but walking distance to everything. Our room was immaculate, comfortable and the fireplace added a little charm to our room. Receiving the nice little welcoming package for our first stay at the Dolphin Inn made our day. We may not have had the view of the ocean from our... More 

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Address: Corner of 4th & San Carlos Street, Carmel, CA 93921
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Dolphin Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Dolphin Hotel Carmel

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