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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 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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Argyle, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, quiet, great views. Hofsas is basically at the end of the "downtown experience" of Carmel, but everything is walkable. Beach is easy to get to - not so easy to get back (uphill). Continental breakfast each morning was delicious; they bring in pastries from a bakery in Monterey. Our rooms had private balconies with ocean view. The inn is... More

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Covington, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, if you are planning a trip to Carmel you must realize that hotels are expensive in the area. If you are on a smaller budget (or, like my group, want to save your $$ for food and wine), this spot is a wonderful option. The rooms are large, comfortable and clean. Is the furniture that of your... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Carmel by the Sea !!! We were a party of 4. And I had this booked for 2 rooms on the internet. They gave us 2 rooms with the pool view. Great !!!! The rooms were quaintly decorated with wallpaper and it just something you would see in the Bavarian country side I suppose? Rooms were clean - but hey...... More

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Berkeley, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotels in Carmel are very expensive. This place isnt and is still within walking distance to just about everything.Friendly staff. Some rooms have water views. Continental breakfast served. Third generation owners. Lots of European guests. Clean room. Comfy beds.

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

We are happy you decided to stay with us on your recent visit to Carmel and that you enjoyed the great location and we sincerely hope you will visit us again soon. Thank you so much for the review. More

Colchester, Vermont
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience here ! My sister and I came here for a wedding for our nephew ! The price was very reasonable ! The front office staff were warm and welcoming !! Our room had a wonderful view of the ocean !! I would definitely stay here again ! Housekeeping staff were very nice. Our room was... More

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

Thank you for the fantastic review! We are so happy that you enjoyed a wonderful stay with us and we appreciate the kind words. We sincerely hope you'll visit us again. More

Montreal
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was a bit disappointed upon arrival. For the price we paid for a 3 night stay in July of 2014, we found the rooms and buildings to be very outdated and noisey. This is like a roadside motel than a hotel or B&B as expected. On the positive side, the room was very clean and staff was friendly and helpful.... More

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

We are happy you enjoyed the location as well as our friendly staff, and we are so sorry you did not enjoy the accommodations. We will look into your comments and thank you for taking the time to review. We sincerely hope you will visit us again. More

Sarasota, Fl.
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is definitely a bit dated; however the rooms were very spacious and clean. The rooms do not offer any views, but the hotel is a great location, as it is an easy walk to shops and restaurants. Although the breakfast is just pastries, fruit and coffee and OJ, we loved that the pastries are from a local bakery... More

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

We're so happy that you enjoyed a great stay with us as well as the complementary breakfast. We sincerely hope you'll visit us again next time you are in Carmel and thank you for the wonderful review. More

Los Angeles, California
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150 reviews 150 reviews
16 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here on our final night on our week-long trip along the Central Coast...overall it was good; not my favorite place or my worst - it was fine - it's a handy stop-off point.... The positives... Very central location in Carmel The staff were very friendly and let us check in early The room was clean and spacious with a... More

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

Thank you for your review… It helps us to see what you enjoyed and where we can improve. We appreciate your feedback and sincerely hope you'll visit us again. More

Los Angeles, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
27 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I picked this place because most other hotels were really overpriced in Carmel. It's offers most comforts but it's a bit run-down. We didn't get to try the pool, but sitting in the west-looking terrace was very nice. The breakfast could be richer and have a proper venue.

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

We are so happy you chose to stay with us and that you enjoyed the wonderful views. We appreciate your feedback regarding your breakfast and we will look into this. We sincerely hope you will visit us again soon. More

Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

A nice hotel, with good location, restaurants town at walking distence clean rooms, but found a bit pricy. also breakfast is limited with just some bakery stuff, fruits, yogurt coffee, etc no warm food, friendly and helpful staff

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

We are happy you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful location. We sincerely hope you will visit us again next time you are in the area. More

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Address: Between 3rd and 4th Avenues on San Carlos Street, Carmel, CA 93921
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#14 Family Hotel in Carmel
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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