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Wayside Inn

3.0 of 5 7th & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93921
#17 of 29 Hotels in Carmel
148 Reviews 4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Buellton, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They Wayside Inn was a Godsend. We first showed up at the Candlelight Inn. We got into our room and were VERYdissapointed. We called the front desk and they found us a room at the Wayside Inn instead. This room was spectacular! Newly renovated with fireplace and great furnishings. The balcony was the best because you can open up the... More

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

Dear Erin, Thank you for your review and for your recent stay with us. It was a pleasure to meet you when you arrived and I am very happy that you enjoyed your room. It sounds like you had the opportunity to explore some of Carmel’s wonderful dining locations – Grasings and Andre’s Bouchee are two of my favorite spots... More

Oakhurst, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great overnight stay at the Wayside Inn. The room was very large, quiet, and the bed was amazingly comfortable. We were in Room 8, near the back of the hotel. Breakfast was delivered promptly to the room and was quite filling. The lobby always had coffee, tea, water, and fresh baked cookies. The front desk staff was... More

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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 receive a lot of compliments about our bedding, and I am always proud to report that our housekeeping team takes the lead in making sure our bedding packages and mattresses are always in top condition. I will be sure to pass along your compliment to them. It... More

Xiamen, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, mom and I did a road trip down the California coast. We stayed in a room with two beds. It was a beautiful room although on first floor we looked out on the parking lot. There's no A/C or fan and when we arrived I was running warm and the room had no way of cooling me down.... More

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

Thank you for your review and for visiting us during your trip along the coast. We have been fortunate that this summer brought amazingly sunny weather that we are not accustomed to in Carmel, and our guest rooms were uncharacteristically warm. I apologize that we did not have a fan in the room, but I am glad we were able... More

Pleasanton, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my husband stayed at the hotel for two nights for our anniversary. Room was a King Bed Suite. With lil living room (fireplace. real flame. very nice and cozy addition) and a bedroom (very, very well decorated in a late victorian style). PROS: 1.Breakfast in bed! Very pleasant and totally unexpected. I mean - room delivery! At desired... More

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

Thank you for your review. We have received a lot of positive feedback about our upgraded delivered breakfast service, and we are glad that you were able to enjoy breakfast in bed. I am very sorry about the noise issues you encountered. Our Inn has a lot of history and has been a fixture of downtown Carmel for decades. While... More

Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Me, my mother and my son did a road trip around California and needed somewhere to stay in Carmel. I looked at many sites but kept coming back to The Wayside Inn. It was a little bit above our price range but worth every penny. There was a huge book/folder in reception with ideas of things to do, places to... More

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

Dear Jane. Thank you for your review and for your recent stay with us. There are a lot of options to choose from when booking online for Carmel, and I am grateful that you chose our property for that portion of your road trip. If you find yourself traveling to Carmel in the future, we hope you will join us... More

Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had no idea the charm the warmth the location the room delivered breakfast would be a part of this short one night stay. We liked the Inn so much we are now considering it as a destination vacation, rather than a one night stay driving all the way up the CA coast. Convenient to good food, great shopping and... More

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

Thank you for your review and for stopping by to visit on your way up the coast. While we get a lot of repeat guests that love coming back, we also sometimes have the opportunity to share our Inn with new guests such as yourselves. It is always great to hear feedback from first-time guests and I am glad we... More

Novato, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

After 18 years of coming to Carmel, we have finally found the best place to stay! Five years ago we found this gem and will never stay at any other hotel! So spacious, clean, comfortable beds and close to everything in Carmel.

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

Thank you for your review. With all the options available to travelers in Carmel, we are honored that you consider us the best. Thank you for visiting us for the last five years and we look forward to welcoming you back for many years to come. More

Northern Califonia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
26 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The inn is very attractive inside and out. The rooms are clean, spacious, and very comfortable. The breakfast is very good--delivered to your door at a time of your choosing. The service is excellent--at the front desk, the breakfast delivery, the management. The location is very convenient, right at the top of downtown Carmel. You cannot go wrong here.

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

Thank you for your review. We strive to provide each guest with a memorable and superlative experience in Carmel, and I am very happy that you enjoyed your time with us. If you find yourself traveling to our little town in the future, we hope to see you again. More

Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We recently enjoyed a driving adventure on the PCH from LA to San Francisco. We stayed 2 nights at the Wayside Inn and absolutely loved it! The room was huge and beautiful! Breakfast is selected off of a menu the evening before and then delivered in the morning to your room. Wonderful freshly baked goods, quiche, fruit, juice and coffee/tea.... More

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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. I am glad we were able to help you have a relaxing respite from the hustle and bustle of LA and SF. I will be sure to pass along your compliments to our breakfast team and we also look forward to the next time you will be able... More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed at the Wayside Inn for three days this July 2014. We did have a slight problem with the room reservation but it was quickly corrected and Juan the site manager went out of his way to make everything right. The location is perfect and the room and breakfast was great. Would not stay anywhere else when we return... More

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

Dear Rich, Thank you for your review and for your kind words. I am so happy I had the opportunity to meet you and your family and I am delighted that you enjoyed the newly renovated room as well as the new breakfast service. I certainly look forward to seeing you all the next time you visit! More

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Additional Information about Wayside Inn

Address: 7th & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93921
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Wayside Inn 3*
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