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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Juan Capis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed here for the last 4 years and love it! In 2014, they renovated the rooms and did a fabulous job. Wonderful! They also upgraded their breakfast menu and the quiche they added was delicious. This breakfast is included with your room and was very good. The Inn is only a 2 block walk to Ocean Ave., the... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at this hotel and it was fantastic. We stayed for 3 nights as a getaway and it was relaxing. The location is great, just a block from the downtown and a 10 minute walk to the ocean. Breakfast in the morning is a nice touch - although a bit limited. My only complaint is that... More 

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Northern Califonia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This inn is located at the top corner of Carmel's downtown, so it is walking distance to everything, even to the beach. Big Sur is only a 30-45 minute drive away, 17 Mile Drive even closer. The rooms are very comfortable, and the grounds immaculate. The breakfast options are good, and it is delivered to your door at your specified... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Dear Linda, Thank you for your review and for your recent stay with us. We are glad that you were able to make the most out of your time in Carmel, and indeed our location gives our guests the opportunity to walk out of their room and right into the downtown area. I will be sure to pass along your... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

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

Thank you for your review. One of the most common things we hear from our guests is that one night simply is not enough! Our suites with the jetted tubs are among our most popular accommodations and sitting right next to the fireplace in the living room is the perfect way to unwind after a day exploring Carmel. If you... More 

Glasgow, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 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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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our central location is ideal for travelers looking to make the most of their time in Carmel and it sounds like you were able to thoroughly enjoy our little town. We are honored that we were your favorite of all the places you visited during your trip overseas. If you find yourself traveling our way... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

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 July 14, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

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 July 7, 2015 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 

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