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Wayside Inn

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7th & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93921
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cypress, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice place to stay for location and comfort. A friend and I shared a one bedroom suite and that worked out fine except for the bathroom being open and not private. We worked around it and liked everything else about the place. The folks working in the lobby were also very nice and helpful. We really liked the included breakfast... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We only stayed here for one night en route down the PCH, and we really regret not staying for another or a few more nights. The location was perfect and there was ample parking even though it was a busy weekend. Carmel is so gorgeous and we cannot wait to go back. And we will definitely book the Wayside Inn... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in a premium room with two queen beds and there was plenty of space for two adults and two teenagers. Our room was at the back of the Inn overlooking the car park but was very quiet and a small terrace which was a great spot to enjoy a glass of wine at the end of the day.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This cute little Inn sits on a corner across from an awesome gourmet hamburger restaurant . The staff (especially Juan) are all great and they really go out of their way to make you feel at home and comfortable! Yay for Wayside!!!!

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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We strive to provide our guests with a top notch customer service and I am very happy that you had a memorable experience. On a personal note, I am humbled by your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Wayside Inn on your next trip to Carmel. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of the hotel was absolutely perfect; it was nearby all restaurants and shops in the small down and only a short walk to the beach. Though there was an approximately 1 hour drive into Big Sur, the town of Carmel-By-The-Sea had much more to offer in terms of dining and shopping, making it a much more appealing area... More 

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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Betsy, Thank you for review and for your recent stay with us. While Big Sur is a lovely spot, Carmel has a one-of-a-kind charm that cannot be beat! It is our goal to provide our guests with a memorable and superlative experience, and it sounds like you had exactly that during your visit. I will be sure to pass... More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Wayside Inn is a quaint motor inn located in downtown Carmel. Its location gives easy walking access to the town centre. The rooms are fine, with comfortable bedding, but might benefit from an update. A pretty decent breakfast is delivered to the room, and fresh cookies are provided in reception every afternoon. The staff are very helpful. We tried... More 

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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed the various amenities that we offer as our staff takes great pride in preparing the breakfast and fresh-baked cookies. We apologize for the repair work in your room during your stay, but we are happy we were able to provide you with a couple of our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very quaint Inn, suites are remodeled, beds are comfortable -- vet very quaint, they serve you breakfast in your suite which makes it very convenient. They are centerely located and convenient to walk in Carmel. Their rates are excellent for their location.

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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for your recent stay with us. We are fortunate to be able to provide an outstanding central location. We like to say that it doesn’t get any better than stepping out of your room and walking across the street to the wonderful shops and restaurants of downtown Carmel. I hope you will come back... More 

Rancho Murieta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had decided on a last minute getaway for the 4th of July weekend. Almost every hotel was booked but I had found 1 room left at The Dolphin Inn. By the time I called, there were no rooms available. Jenny from The Dolphin Inn was incredibly helpful and spent time finding an available "room" at another property and offered... More 

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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Carmel is a very popular destination for the various holiday weekends, and I am glad our Inns By The Sea sister property was able to help you find accommodations at our Inn. I will be sure to pass along your kind words to Ginny at the Dolphin Inn. It was a pleasure meeting you on... More 

Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I'm a local and I love to stay here to get away, or refer my friends and family here. The property is quiet and the staff is wonderful. I would highly recommend this place. Can we talk about the fresh baked cookies?!

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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Lucy, Thank you for your review. It is always nice to hear from local guests. With all the options that are available to travelers in the Monterey area, it is high praise that you give your recommendation to us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Wayside Inn on your nest getaway! More 

Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Stayed for two nights in June. Check in was easy and the place is quite small. We had two rooms, one for my husband and I and one for our teenage daughters. Both rooms were large (sitting room, bedroom and bath) and both had a gas fireplace which we used for the cold evening. Our rooms were very clean and... More 

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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your thorough review and for your recent stay with us. In the recent past we have made upgrades to the furnishings in our guest rooms, and we have received very positive feedback about our beds. I am very sorry about the confusion with your daughters’ breakfast. With the variety of options on the menu it seems like... More 

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