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Blue Sky Lodge

2.0 of 5
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10 Flight Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
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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 of 5 stars
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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were here in Carmel Valley for a wedding, and went for the lowest price place with decent reviews. The Blue Sky Lodge was super-friendly though, and with the optional little kitchenette and the beautiful balcony, more than just a cheap location. The pool and hot tub were good diversions, and the pool dog was very friendly. The outside of... More 

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carmelriverinn, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Sky Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of our property. We are glad you chose to stay with us while in town for a wedding. It is such a beautiful spot to get married! We appreciate your feedback and kinds words about our stay, which we will certainly pass along. Please come back and see us again soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here for one night as a stop off on a road trip up highway 1 and wasn't expecting much for the price. What I found was a spacious cabin (double and single bed) with coffee making facilities, TV, nice bathroom, ample heating and peace and quiet. The kitsch 70s decor just added to the whole ambience of the... More 

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carmelriverinn, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Sky Lodge, responded to this review

We are so glad you chose to stay with us on your road trip up Highway 1. Thank you for the kind words and we hope to see you again very soon for a longer visit! More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, our two children (3 and 8) and I stayed here for four days. It was peaceful and so lovely. The beds were comfortable. We prefer a firm mattress and were very satisfied. The private deck was a plus and saw deer many times during our stay. The short walk to stores and shops is just one more reason... More 

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Sky Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review, as it is always nice to learn the highlights of a guest's visit. We are delighted that you were so impressed with your accommodations and hope to welcome you back again very soon! More 

Richmond CA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blue Sky is not the place to stay if you are looking for great decor or easy access to downtown Carmel and Monterey. It is plain old motel basic in a lovely location. It feels secluded, among manificent Oaks and central coast vegetation, and it is next to the picturesque Carmel valley village with ecellent restaurants and wine tasting shops.... More 

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Sky Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us here at Blue Sky Lodge. We are glad you enjoyed our fabulous location and your time exploring the area! We do have a unique setting and are glad you were able to appreciate it and relax on your getaway. We hope to see you again very soon. More 

Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location for escaping the fog and soaking up the valley sun by the pool (with a view of the mountains). Rustic and retro, but who wants to hang out in their room when there is so much to see and do in the area!

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carmelriverinn, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Sky Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful response. We are so glad that you fully enjoyed your stay with us. We are very lucky to have a wonderful staff and the ability to treat each guest as one of our own. We hope to see you soon! More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Pleasant setting but the rooms are motel basic. You have to drive at least 15 minutes to get to Carmel or Point Lobos. Although the staff is very friendly and helpful, don't expect to be pampered in anyway.

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carmelriverinn, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Sky Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. You make some good points about our location and that is part of what makes us so special for most of our guests. We appreciate you feedback and are working hard to make sure we give our guests excellent customer service. We hope to see you again on your next trip through the area. More 

Oakland, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We spent our wedding night at Blue Sky 50 years ago and while much has changed the atmosphere certainly has not. This is a charming get away where one can be above it all. However, it is not for those who may need constant care and exaggerated creature comforts.

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Cathy K, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Sky Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for enjoying your wedding night here years ago, how fun to come back and see everything again! We are glad you enjoyed your accommodations and we hoped you noticed some great improvements and renovations going on around the property. We do hope you will come back and see us again next year on... More 

Los Gatos, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We recently booked a mid week 2 night stay here...yes, the pet fees are high (20 bucks a night for EACH dog per night !) and the room left a lot to be desired BUT the friendly staff made up for it. We lost our car keys and were unable to leave at check out time. We were offered the... More 

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Cathy K, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Sky Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear our staff was friendly and accommodating! We will pass along the kind words. We do appreciate feedback and hope to see you again very soon! More 

Boulder, Colorado, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I could get past the hospital green walls and completely dated, tired and ugly 'decor' because the setting was pleasant. But I could not get over the fact that the only heat source was from a heater that seemed to date from the 1950's and had 2 settings: on and off. I was there for 3 nights and spent most... More 

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Cathy K, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Sky Lodge, responded to this review

We strive to ensure our patrons experience with the best visit possible during their travels and we are sorry we fell short of our goal this time. There are two heating sources in the patio rooms and we should have called to see how everything was with your stay. We would have been more than happy to help resolve the... More 

Fremont, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The rooms don't even have temp control. If u turn on the heat it ll keep going on. Shower was old and flimsy Bath products were weird and sparse There was no feeling of abundance It was very basic All this would b ok depending on your purpose BUT not at $280 a night.

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