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“Good Budget Inn” 3 of 5 stars
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Carmel Inn & Suites
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Junipero Ave& 5th Ave, PO Box 1295, Carmel, CA 93921   |  
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Ranked #23 of 23 Hotels in Carmel
Bakersfield, California, United States
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Good Budget Inn”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

The room was clean, but a bit worn. The Inn is in an excellent location and although on a major intersection in town, was very quiet. Great price for the area. Very friendly staff. Breakfast was simple but fine. We would stay here again for the price and location alone.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Just stayed here. The suite was a good size and cleanish. Minor grumble. Tea and coffe could be better quality with milk and not powder. Also provide spoons and not sticks. Breakfast, while there was sufficient, the presentation is really poor. Paper plates. Really! It is all about the feel good factor and we could not eat and get out of there quick enough. Will not return.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Edmonton, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

This motel was clean, with an an antique style of furniture that was surprisingly inviting and warm. We liked the little touches of having toffee candy in a covered dish that was replenished daily, the little mini fridge and microwave were an added nice touch. Bathroom was very clean, finished in marble, and they were well stocked with plenty of super white towels. The room was spacious and had a modern 42 inch flat screen TV inside the armoire which was again a nice touch for this motel. The free breakfast (continental) consisted of coffee/tea english muffin, mini bagels, cream cheese, butter and jam, assorted pastries (generic) and quaker oats. They also had cereal, apples, oranges and on occasion bananas. The location for the breakfast is on the second floor tucked in on a corner, and seating space is very limited so I suggest going there early (opens at 8:30-10:00). This motel is located in the edge of "Downtown Carmel". The lady serving breakfast was very nice and friendly, and she also worked at the front counter. You can tell that the owners/management care about the property and your stay, because they add little special touches of comfort here and there...

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Fresno, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We enjoyed the neat, clean room that was decorated very nicely. The location was super as it was within walking distance to ever so many wonderful places to explore! We checked in at 3 P.M. as the room was ready. No problems and the price is right! We'll be back!!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Lincoln, California
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This hotel was budget friendly for a little get away. The room was nice, decorated with antiques...just not really my style. The bed wasn't very comfortable though. The walls are very thin and we could hear everything going on in the rooms next to us. And we had lovely neighbors who decided to have a huge argument for over an hour late at night...so not much sleep was had for me :-/

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Toronto, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We really enjoyed this place and are surprised by the poor rating. Our room was super clean and the antique wooden furniture made it very nostalgic. It was a great location at the top of the hill, to work your way down through the boutique stores and eventually beach. We loved it.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Good value for Carmel, the first impression of the building is that it's old, but when you get inside, its very beautiful. The staff was nice upon check in, however our room was still not ready at their 4:00pm check in time. It was ready shortly after but it was annoying.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Carmel Inn & Suites

Address: Junipero Ave& 5th Ave, PO Box 1295, Carmel, CA 93921
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 23 Hotels in Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Carmel Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Two story Inn with modern guest amenities in rooms and suites; situated in the business district, near shops and restaurants. ... more   less 
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