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Dolphin Inn

2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Corner of 4th & San Carlos Street, Carmel, CA 93921
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Ranked #23 of 29 Carmel B&B and Inns
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011 via mobile

Decor a bit outdated and room was musty smelling. Cost was high for what it was, but that would be expected I guess in such a cute town. The breakfast was awful!

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

Have been staying at the Dolphin Inn two or three times a year for over 20 years. Once a year I bring a group of 20 golfers with me and the managers and staff are always extremely friendly and accomodating. Every special request is always met with a smile and fulfilled as requested. Everyone leaves each year having had a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

We have stayed at the Dolphin Inn a number of times and its always great to go back. The Inn is reasonably priced (for Carmel) and is within easy walking distance of all the shops and restaurants. It is so nice to be able to open windows and sleep with fresh air, instead of an air conditioning unit thumping away... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

We visited Carmel to celebrate my husband's birthday, and stayed here for 4 nights around Labor Day weekend. I requested a room upstairs but we were assigned to a room on the first floor. I regretted I didn't ask to change.... The room was clean, very spacious and has the fireplace. It got chilly at night, so the fireplace was... More

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Orlando, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2011 via mobile

When we walked into our room at the Dolphin Inn we were very impressed with the size, the working fireplace and nice size bathroom. But when we finally fell asleep we learned the hotel walls were paper thin! We heard the vending machine (downstairs and around the corner), doors slamming and people in their room on the phone. The staff... More

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

Friendly staff, convenient walk to shops and restaurants, clean rooms, competitively priced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2011

My husband and i stayed here on our way to San Francisco. The staff were lovely (Especially the lady on reception but i cant remember her name! sorry). Everywhere was clean and the Inn was in a great location just minutes from shops and restaurants. We paid a visit to the sports bar next to the Inn, which was great... More

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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2011

Went down for a weekend getaway using a Groupon special. Room was quaint. Walking distance to downtown Carmel. Wonderful Continental breakfast delivered in the morning and an 11:30 AM check-out. Hope to get back soon.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2011

We had a great two night stay at the Dolphin Inn in the family suite. We had two rooms and two bathrooms. Our daughters loved swimming at the pool. Breakfast was nice with fresh pastries and muffins. The women who ran the breakfast were really nice and friendly. Great location to everything in Carmel. We were on the bottom floor... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2010

My husband and I spent a week in California..Driving to Carmel-by-sea was a last minute decision. We heard the beach there was spectacular, which it was! googled nearby hotels on the phone...called dolphin inn they had three hotel rooms left at the walk-in rate all under $125/night. Room was a little outdated but very clean. Charming little town, awesome beach.... 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*
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