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“comfort indeed and good value” 4 of 5 stars
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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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Ranked #10 of 23 Hotels in Carmel
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Kimberley WA
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“comfort indeed and good value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I stayed here in Sept with 3 friends, for only one night. When I booked the motel it was really the only place in town available. I was a bit nervous as it seemed pretty cheap compared to other accomodation. I needn't have worried. The rooms were lovely and spotless. And the gardens were well cared for and the breakfast, which was included, was quite good.
The only reason I rated service as average is because the manageress was a bit grumpy. And also a bit skimpy with the teabags to take to the rooms!

  • Stayed September 2013, 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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ComfortCA845, Manager at Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review, October 15, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you sharing you experience about your stay at the Comfort Inn Carmel. I was so pleased to hear that you found your stay to be a great value and our guestrooms to be very comfortable. As you mentioned the Yours Truly breakfast is very popular among our guests offering eggs sausage, two types of fresh waffles, yogurt, hard boiled eggs, and assorted pastries and fruit. We look forward to your next stay at the Comfort Inn Carmel!
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Westville, Indiana
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64 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We stayed her one nite while travelling the Pacific Coast Hwy. This was a nice property, the complimentary breakfast was decent. I would recommend, it was relaxing. They had a nice courtyard. Very close to town.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ComfortCA845, Manager at Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing you experience during your stay at the Comfort Inn Carmel. We were happy to hear that you found the hotel to be relaxing and you enjoyed your time on our beautiful courtyard. Many of our guests enjoy the beautiful surroundings and pretty flowers. We hope you visit again soon and can come enjoy Carmel for a few extra days.
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Panama City, Panama
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This is a great location if you want to explore Carmel and the surrounding areas. The rooms are Very clean, quiet, and the Manager is always willing to help with your needs or restaurant locations. Parking is a bit limited, but it did not interfere with my stay.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ComfortCA845, Manager at Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Dear Guest,

It is very gratifying for our entire staff to read positive reviews as the one you posted about your stay at the Comfort Inn Carmel. We are pleased to that you enjoyed your stay and everything our hotel has to offer. I will pass along your compliments to our staff as they work very hard to make each guest stay memorable. We look forward to your return.
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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Our two night stay at Comfort Inn Carmel by the Sea exceeded all expectations. Our room looked like it had been recently remodeled while keeping a lovely cottage feel. The room was spotless, the breakfast buffet had lots of choices including eggs, sausage, waffles, cereal, yogurt and an assortment of breads. The grounds were glorious with beautiful flowers. I've stayed at many Choice Privilege Hotels and wish they would all hold the same standards as Carmael by the Sea!

  • Stayed September 2013, 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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ComfortCA845, Manager at Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Dear Guest,

We truly appreciate your glowing recommendation of the Comfort Inn Carmel. You are correct in your statement that our guestrooms have been recently renovated and the breakfast you described if Comfort Inns new "Your Truly" Breakfast which we re glad you enjoyed. I will pass along your compliments to our housekeeping staff as they take tremendous pride in room cleanliness. We hope you return to enjoy our hotel and the beautiful surroundings of Carmel!
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We drove from Reno to Sacramento, stayed overnight and then drove to Monterey/Carmel. We found the Comfort Inn purely by accident and wanted out of the stream of traffic on Route 1. We checked in early and enjoyed a bottle of wine and conversation with several other guests on the sunny patio. Parking was easy and the restaurants were within easy walking distance. Susie was very helpful. Our room was just delightful-- quiet, clean. My wife and I will stay here again on our infrequent trips to Carmel.

  • Stayed September 2013, 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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ComfortCA845, Manager at Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Comfort Inn Carmel. We always appreciate when a guest takes time to share their positive moments during there stay. I will pass along your compliments the Susi she does a tremendous job is taking care of each guest. We hope to see you soon at the Comfort Inn Carmel!
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Melbourne, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

After a long drive down from SF , we didn't have anything booked to stay in as we weren't sure how far we would drive that day , We decided on Carmel as it a pretty little town . We called into the Comfort Inn and straight away the manager gave us a discount rate . The hotel is clean and comfortable . There's a complimentary breakfast served each morning which included sausage patties , eggs , waffles , cereal , toast , yoghurts tea and coffee . The hotel sits at the start of the ocean ave shopping district and makes it very easy to walk around the town .

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Our stay in Carmel was very pleasant as we were given an early check-in! It was a Friday at 12noon and we had just arrived from Fresno, Ca. It made a huge difference to check in early instead of 3p. It allowed us not to worry about where to park our car and we could freshen up before we explored the downtown area. The location is excellent. It's at the top of Ocean Ave and is in walking distance to all the restaurants, galleries, shopping, the beach and even a grocery store (rooms have refrig). The room was modernly renovated but still had the charm of Carmel with a courtyard and flowers.

  • Stayed August 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 Cleanliness
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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
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#9 Business Hotel in Carmel
#16 Family 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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