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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
  • Rooms
    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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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed with family for two nights at Wayside Inn. Nice accommodation and good sized bedroom/ bathroom. Right in middle of Carmel and good location for restaurants and shops. Beach about 10 minute walk. No onsite facilities and reception staffed until 10pm. Free breakfast, cereal, fruit, muffins, coffee, orangs juice, etc, which is brought to your room at a slotted time... More 

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

Thank you for your review and your recent stay with us. We are happy you were pleased with our amenities and upgraded breakfast service. It sounds like your family had the opportunity to explore downtown Carmel and enjoy the various sites we have to offer. We appreciate your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you back! More 

Mill Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent the weekend in Carmel with friends and stayed at the Wayside Inn. Everything was very nice. Great location. Attentive helpful staff. Nice comfy rooms. Great bedding. Quiet. Its not a 4 start resort or anything but a really nice place for hang weekend in Carmel.

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

Thank you for your review. We have many guests that come to Carmel for a weekend getaway, and our location’s proximity to the shops and restaurants is ideal for those travelers looking to make the most of their weekend. We hope this trip was the first of many, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Wayside Inn. More 

San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I have been visiting Carmel for over 40 years and this is the best place I have stayed for the price. The location is ideal for walking around town. Our suite had two bathrooms perfect for two women, a master bedroom and a murphy bed in the living room. Our breakfast was served on time and very yummy. Very quiet... More 

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

Thank you for your review. The Premium Suite you stayed in was just remodeled last year and is quickly becoming a guest favorite. As you mentioned, having two bathrooms is particularly appealing and we have found that it is ideal for multiple travel situations. From time to time we are lucky enough to welcome guests such as yourself who have... More 

London, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Really great location and a fabulous room, very spacious and relaxing. Breakfast served to the room was a nice treat! Staff very friendly and provided us with a bottle of prosecco for our honeymoon which was a perfect treat! Would definitely recommend and would stay here again!

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

Thank you for your review. It is always a pleasure to have guests visiting us for a special occasion. It is not uncommon for us to welcome guests returning to the Wayside Inn to celebrate numerous milestone celebrations, and we hope that your honeymoon visit is just the first. We look forward to seeing you again for many anniversaries to... More 

toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We were only able to visit for one night but found the suite incredibly comfortable. The bed was amazing and the breakfast in bed was simple but lovely. The room was a bit dated feeling and musty but otherwise very clean. We stayed in a higher rated place in Carmel and thought this was a better bet in the end.... More 

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

Thank you for your review. Carmel is known for the excellent accommodations in the area, so it is very high praise indeed that you consider us a better bet. We look forward to welcoming you back to Carmel, and we hope that the next time you are in town you will be able to spend more than just one comfy... More 

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We stayed as a family of 4 for two nights. The rooms don't look much from outside but are beautiful inside. Beds were very comfortable and room well furnished and spacious. Coffee making facilities, free wifi and a fab fire if you get chilly. We had some noise from the people upstairs but this was just them moving about. Breakfast... More 

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

Dear Natalie, Thank you for your review. I am glad you were able to enjoy the variety of amenities that we offer. A common piece of feedback we get from guests travelling with family is that our proximity to all the shops and restaurants is a really big positive, as it allows for easy activity-planning. I thank you for your... More 

california
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The hotel was clean and well appointed. The staff were courteous and helpful. Breakfast was included and was generous and tasty. The only negatives were the lack of adequate parking. We had to park on the street and move the car early the next day dueto parking restrictions. And it was noisy. We we awoken each day by the people... More 

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

Thank you for your review. The parking situation in downtown Carmel can be difficult sometimes. While we offer on-site parking free of charge, it is on a first-come first-served basis for our guests. One of the small downsides to having a property with a rich history like the Wayside Inn is that the building is a little older and certain... More 

Mississauga
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

It seems that in Carmel most of the hotels are inns. In Canada we would call these motels. In saying that these can be very charming. The Wayside Inn was lovely and clean. The service was wonderful and the location perfect for exploring Carmel. The Rooms We had a comfortable living room and a kitchenette . The kitchen has been... More 

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

Dear Tamara, Thank you for your thoughtful and thorough review. We strive to provide a superlative experience, and it sounds like we were able to provide you with a memorable stay. I will be sure to pass along your very kind words to our staff, as indeed we do all love our jobs! It was a pleasure meeting you when... More 

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