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“Great Carmel Vacation Find” 5 of 5 stars
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Lincoln Green Inn
26200 Carmelo St, Carmel, CA 93921   |  
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Oakland, California, United States
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“Great Carmel Vacation Find”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

I would highly recommend Lincoln Green Inn, offering an intimate setting that’s so inviting; private cottages with beautiful country-style gardens. We were welcomed by friendly staff; they were helpful in recommending restaurants and places to visit.
The interior of our cottage was so quaint and spacious. Each morning our breakfast was delivered. We enjoyed our meal outside on the private deck. And before the dinner hour we were offered a nice assortment of wine and cheese by their outdoor fireplace in the garden. This is an exceptional place to stay and made my visit to Carmel a wonderful vacation.

Room Tip: All the cottages are private and offer quality amenities. The bed was so comfortable with lots of p...
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

My husband and I stayed five nights in The Friar Tuck cottage. This place is awesome! First, the cottages are so neat, but the bed is the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in. Breakfast is brought to your cottage every morning and you do get to make some selections. We also ate one morning at The Cottage Restaurant to have a hot breakfast and I had the best Eggs Benedict I have ever eaten. The inn is close to the beach and makes for great walks and getting to town is a short drive. You can walk to town, but it is a bit of a hike. Our cottage had a gas fireplace which we used in the mornings even though our stay was in August. Our visit to Carmel was fabulous, but the Lincoln Green Inn made our stay so comfortable we didn't want to leave.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Oakland, CA
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17 hotel reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Stayed here on a family vacation, so we booked 4 of the cottages. All were comfortable and cute; most had full kitchens, which was really great for us.

Pretty garden with lots of sitting areas. The cottage I was in, Friar Tuck, had a side yard with a lounge chair. Little John also had a nice attached yard area.

I loved having breakfast delivered in the morning- lots of choices for a continental breakfast, but since there's a kitchen, you can also supplement.

Friendly cat is a bonus.

Close enough to walk to the beach. Can walk into town, but it's not super close.

Room Tip: Look through the cottage descriptions to see which one suits you best. Of the 4 that I saw (Robin H...
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Burlingame, California
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11 hotel reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

My husband and I have traveled and lived the world over and Lincoln Green exceeded any expectations we may have had. The grounds are lovely, the cottages are beautifully detailed, and the wine/appetizers in the afternoon is just frosting on the cake. After staying in Maid Marian cottage we didn't want to go home. A delightful weekend, with supreme thanks to Lincoln Green. It doesn't get any better than this, believe me. Wish I didn't have to share it!

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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west coast
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5 hotel reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

We recently had a wonderful stay at Lincoln Green Inn. To sum it up in one word? Perfection! We stayed in friar tuck cottage and it was wonderful. The perfect balance between quaint Carmel and touches of luxury. Yes, it is a little pricey, but we left feeling like we got very good value for our money. Everything from thick plush towels, wonderful bedding, wine in the garden in the afternoon and breakfast delivered to our cottage left us feeling very pampered. Throw in being able to bring our dog and have a short walk to the beautiful beach, and it left us feeling we will be back very soon! Thanks so much Lincoln Green Inn for your fantastic hospitality!

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Moline, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011

We really enjoyed our stay at The Lincoln Green Inn. The Friar Tuck Cottage was the perfect setting for our romantic anniverary getaway. The rooms were clean,the area was quiet and the staff was brilliant. The gardens were well kept and the wine and cheese every evening added a nice touch. We would stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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San Francisco, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

The Lincoln Green Inn has 4 lovely cottages. We stayed at the Maid Marian and it was absolutely charming. We felt lime we were in the South of France with all of the French decorations. The bed was a heavenly bed! You get to pick your breakfast menu and they deliver whenever you wish. Carmel beach is only 3 blocks away and Ocean ave where the Carmel shops are is about 3 mins drive. My 20 month old son loved the place too.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Lincoln Green Inn

Address: 26200 Carmelo St, Carmel, CA 93921
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Specialty Lodging in Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Romantic, breathtaking beauty: four enchanted cottages, lush English gardens, wine and cheese reception, breakfast basket, close to Carmel Beach and Artisan Village. Lincoln Green Inn, a historic bed and breakfast built in 1925, delivers one to the enchanted era of Shakespearean England. Enter the lush English country gardens and be enveloped by a delightful visual banquet, enjoy warm and professional guest services, relax in the elegance of these beautiful cottages. ... more   less 
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