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“Nice price, Nice location.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea

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Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   Ocean Ave. & Torres Street, Carmel, CA 93921   |  
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“Nice price, Nice location.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

We have been to Carmel on many occasions and stayed at this Inn a handful of times. It is sort of at the top/ enterance to Carmel-By-the-Sea, so it might not be the closest to the beach but still a pleasent and reasonable walk to it. There is a little market right down the street which is good for picking up snacks for the beach and almost right across the street is the begining of the main area of shops and resturants.
The main draw for us is the pricing and location. There is nothing too special about the Inn, it is what you would expect for a Comfort Inn. If you have intentions of spending lots of time in your room, then you might be disopointed about this no thrills Inn, but really all the good stuff is not in your room anyways when you visit a place such as Carmel.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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ComfortInnCarmel, Manager at Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review, January 15, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to post areview about your stay at out Hotel. Wew are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful surrounding area of Carmel. Many of our guest appreciate our hotel for our nicely appointed guestrooms and our reasonable price. Our location is located on Ocean Ave walking distance to all many shops and restaraunts which makes it very convenient for our guests. Thank you for your business and we look forward to your next visit.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mesa, Arizona
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

I recently stayed here for a week while on business and I cannot say enough about how great Susie. the host, treated me. She is friendly and helpful way beyond what I have experienced at any other hotel. The location is perfect, the rooms are modern and attractive, the bathroom is clean and more tastefully decorated than some more expensive hotels I have stayed at. And Susie made my waffle for me, it was perfect! I will return again soon!

Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
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ComfortInnCarmel, Manager at Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review, January 15, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Comfort Inn Carmel. We are so happy to hear that you had an enjoyable experience. I will pass along the many nice comments you made about Susie as she works very hard to make each and every guest experience memorable. We appreciate the nice comments about our decor as we have come to find many guest like the modern style. Our waffles are a big hit and we are happy you enjoyed our Full Hot Breakfast. We look forward to your next visit to the Comfort Inn Carmel.
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Orange, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

We stayed here one night as we made our way down the central coast. We loved Carmel and we loved the Comfort Inn. The hotel is in the village on Ocean Avenue, Carmel's main street. Strolling through town after dark when all the mini-lights was nice.

This Comfort Inn is a wonderful place to stay. The exterior is charming like the village itself. Large trees, a brick courtyard, pretty flowers on the grounds and in window boxes, and Dutch doors make for a very attractive hotel. There aren't many rooms in the inn so the property seems small and homey, especially with Dutch doors leading into all the rooms. Parking is somewhat limited but the spaces are very close to the rooms.

Our clean room had a very comfy king bed, flat screen TV, free wi-fi, fridge, microwave, blow dryer, iron & ironing board, granite counter, bronze style bathroom fixtures, and toiletries. Next time we will get a more quiet 2nd floor room (which is actually at the street level).

The complimentary hot breakfast was good, and the little breakfast nook cute and cozy although we could have taken our food to one of the little outside tables to eat.

We will return to Carmel and will definitely return to stay at this awesome little inn!

Room Tip: Second floor rooms are closer to the Ocean Avenue parking spaces and would probably be quieter witho...
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  • Stayed November 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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ComfortInnCarmel, Manager at Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review, December 5, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at our hotel. Your positive description of our hotel gives our staff much joy as they take great pride in providing excellent customer service and exceptionally clean rooms. We were happy to hear that you enjoyed the many amenities we have to offer as well as the charm and uniqueness of our Inn. We look forward to your next visit to our hotel and to Carmel.
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Stockton, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Once again we met our friends from Austin, TX in Carmel. What an amazing place to meet. This was our 3rd stay at Comfort Inn, Carmel By the Sea. Each time we had a different room. So I can only imagine that all the rooms are wonderful! The accommodations MORE than expected, large and CLEAN and everything in tip top working order. Great walking to shopping, dinner, and the beach. SUSIE is gracious and runs a first class operation. We will be back and already looking forward to our fourth visit!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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ComfortInnCarmel, Manager at Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review, December 5, 2012
Dear Guest,

We are so appreciative of the wonderful review of our hotel that you have shared. We are so happy that you returned for third time and that your experience has been postitive during each visit. Carmel is a magical place to visit as you know and your description of the surrounding area was perfect. I will mention your kind words to Susie as she works very hard to provide each guest with a great experience and customer service. We look forward to your nevt visit to the Comfort inn Carmel!
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Positives of this hotel are beautiful outside, decent location, good breakfast and comfortable room with everything working. Negative would be the key needed reactivated everyday? (there for 3 days), walk to ocean is long and down/uphill (top of the hill), no computer and no service for printing boarding pass which should be available for guests, front desk not very good at telling you were to find this service exactly.
Carmel is a picturesque, flowery courtyard fairytale place. It is dog friendly which I love and the dogs are all sweet and free to roam the beach. This place is so clean they have butt suckers LOL which I've never seen and everyone respects their beach and attitude. It is hard to find "warm, customer service" people. I did find this on my visit to a Mantra, the facial place (highly recommend Carmina) and the hair stylist next to it Mission (right behind lulu's chocolate). There was also two outstanding french restaurants there as well with excellent customer service. I highly recommend the spas on Mission, the restaurants there and the artists who wonder their galleries. The ocean is rough at Carmel (rip currents). Several surfers hit this area near Pebble Beach golf course. The town is my very favorite to visit in all of CA, do picturesque and alluring but bring warm friends with you!

Room Tip: I would ask for a room off of Ocean Ave. Some rooms have cool windows that open up and there are li...
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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ComfortInnCarmel, Manager at Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review, November 12, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Comfort Inn Carmel. We appreciate all the positive comments that you enjoyed during your stay and we take your suggestions seriously as our staff are always looking to improve each guest stay. Thank you for your beautiful description of the Carmel Village and your many dining suggestions you provided as many new travelers are looking to try new places based on travelers experience. We look forward to your next visit to our hotel and Carmel.
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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Wow, we love it here, it's a great place to stay in Carmel by the sea!! Everything is within walking distance including the beach! The accommodations are great and Susie's service and hospitality are exceptional!!!! We will definitely come back!!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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ComfortInnCarmel, Manager at Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review, November 12, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you so much for your return to the Comfort Inn carmel. I will pass along your positive messages to Susie as she works hard to make each and every guest experience memorable. we look forward to your next Carmel Getaway!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

I spent two nights at Comfort Inn, Carmel By The Sea (original plan was only one night) but a combination of the beauty of Carmel and the excellent experience at the Comfort Inn convinced my companion and I that we needed a second night. I will confine my remarks to the Comfort Inn and in particular the Inn's manager SUSIE. This Comfort Inn is picturesque, very clean and very well managed and SUSIE gets all the credit in my opinion. There was nothing she didn't fail to provide from extra coffee packages for the in room coffee maker (not requested but obviously picked up by SUSIE during comments I made about the good coffee) to even offering me a different room for the second night if I wanted one (I thankfully declined
as the first night's room was perfect). The free breakfast was sumptuous and was well looked over by SUSIE to be sure all her guests were satisfied. If you visit Carmel By The Sea please gve the Comfort Inn a call for a room. You will be ver happy you did. We stayed at the Comfort Inn the nights of October 7and8.

  • Stayed October 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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ComfortInnCarmel, Manager at Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review, October 26, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you so much for sharing you great experience at the Comfort Inn Carmel. We were so happy that you decided to stay a second night as Carmel and the surrounding area are so enjoyable that you definitely need a second day to explore. I was so happy to hear to describe our hotel and its many beautiful qualities. I appreciate all the positive comments about Susie as she does a wonderful in taking care of each and every guest and ensuring there comfort and enjoyment during there stay at the Comfort Inn. I will make sure to share your comments with her. We look forward to your next visit to Carmel!
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Address: Ocean Ave. & Torres Street, Carmel, CA 93921
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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