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Hofsas House Hotel

Between 3rd and 4th Avenues on San Carlos Street, Carmel, CA 93921
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Ranked #18 of 21 hotels in Carmel
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Los Osos
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68 reviews 68 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were not able to go to Carmel in December for our 33rd anniversary but finally got a long weekend Friday through Monday to spend time in Carmel. The best things about this Hotel is the staff, location and value. We have stayed in a number of other hotels and B&B's in Carmel but all of them are more expensive... More

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Los Gatos, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only reason I give three stars is because of the front desk people. They were super friendly and nice. We were there with our in-laws so I asked for a connecting rooms. The rooms were super small. I mean SMALL. The chairs in the room were dirty, bathroom area was good and clean, Beds (oh my god) were so... More

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Leeds
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights in July 2013. We got a free upgrade on arrival to a larger room with a log fire. The decor of the rooms looks quite old but its quaint and clean. Nice views overlooking the ocean. The location is decent in the heart of Carmel. Breakfast isn't worth getting out of bed for though.... More

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NY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carmel is one of my favorite travel destinations. I was looking for a large room to accommodate my senior mom and aunt and my son. And wow did I find it. The Hofsas House was perfect!! The staff of The Hofsas House is so wonderful to deal with. I told them my mom and aunt were in their 80's and... More

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are so happy you enjoyed a great stay with us as well as the central location. We look forward to your next visit! More

Santa Clara, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The room was beautiful! The walls had floral designs, the bed was metal and the covers were pretty. The bathroom was really clean and quite large. The funny thing was that the television was inside a cupboard at the base of the bed. The location takes the cake though, walking distance from every shop and eating place in Carmel. Lovely... More

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! Where happy that you enjoyed the charming room and wonderful central location... we sincerely hope you visit us again next time you're in the area! More

Anaheim, California
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152 reviews 152 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The rooms are homey. We stayed in Room 41 which was a great size for a family. The living area had two day beds with a 4-seat dining table, small television, small kitchenette (small refrigerator, sink, dishes, microwave), fireplace, and glass-sliding door to an outdoor deck with views of the ocean. There was even a rustic BBQ in case you... More

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and we sincerely hope you visit us again soon. More

San Francisco, California, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This is a great relaxed place. Room are large. Beds are comfortable. In the area of downtown Carmel that has all the little quirky-chic hotels. This one has a Hansel and Gretal type atmosphere with original art. It is iconic and memorable in this way, like many places in Carmel. The owners are always accommodating. Don't expect luxury, it is... More

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Were so happy that you enjoyed the large rooms and the comfortable beds along with the great central location. We sincerely hope you visit us again thank you for the great review! More

So. Calif.
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

First, let me say this review is coming from the perspective of a senior citizen couple. Our stay was for one night over Veteran's Day weekend. We'd been traveling for over a week and didn't realize that it was a holiday weekend so, of course, couldn't find a room after calling several. We went to the Visitor Center and a... More

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

My grandmother, Donna Hofsas, did build this hotel into a hill which affords us a lovely ocean view from our third and fourth levels, but does make it hard for people that have difficulty walking. Since each room is decorated differently and has varying accommodations and amenities, we encourage all of our guests to call us to make sure that... More

Los Angeles, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Adorable hotel! My room was comfortable and a had little kitchen and big bed. This is my new Carmel "go to " hotel. This is one of the few hotels in Carmel that offers a heated pool and a sauna. I really enjoyed swimming in the heated pool and relaxing before heading out to doing my shopping in the village... More

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We take great pride in our family run hotel- we are so happy it shoes and that you enjoyed everything. We hope you visit us again and wish you a happy new year! More

Spokane, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

My husband & I stayed at the Hofsas House over Thanksgiving. We didn't spend much time in the room, just went to bed and woke up there. The room was ok, the walls were extremely thin. We could hear every word our neighbors were saying..and not to mention their barking dogs all night. Breakfast was a couple of pastries with... More

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed our great central location, but sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay more. We hope you will consider staying with us again next time you visit Carmel. More

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Additional Information about Hofsas House Hotel

Also Known As:
Hofsas Hotel Carmel
Hofsas House Hotel Carmel
Hofsas Hotel
Address: Between 3rd and 4th Avenues on San Carlos Street, Carmel, CA 93921
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Carmel
#11 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#15 Family Hotel in Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Casual European elegance with the warmth of family hospitality, a boutique family-owned inn with 37 uniquely decorated, spacious rooms, many with ocean views in the village of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Other amenities include: continental breakfast, heated swimming pool, dry saunas, off-street parking, free wireless Internet access & some rooms dog friendly. ... more   less 
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