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Carmel Country Inn
Dolores Street, PO Box 3756, Carmel, CA 93921   |  
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Ranked #5 of 30 Carmel B&B and Inns
Manhattan, Kansas
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6 hotel reviews
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“Carmel Country Inn”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We stayed two nights at the Carmel Country Inn, and really enjoyed it. On our first morning, we had a very early tee time before breakfast started, and Anne helped us put together and beautiful assortment of things to take to our room the night before. Our room was clean, comfortable and quiet, and we especially loved the fireplace. The Inn is far enough away from the hub-bub of the main streets, but still close enough to walk everywhere. They also helped us make great restaurant choices for dinners each night. Would definitely return there on our next trip to Carmel.

  • Stayed November 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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Redmond, WA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

This is our favorite place to stay in Carmel. The place is beautiful, the accommodations first rate and it is friendly for people and animals. This is a special place for us since we found our pets here on a prior stay (great thanks to Amy, the manager) .

Room Tip: We stayed in a suite with friends.
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  • Stayed October 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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Monroe, Maine
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

This is a fine motel - the rooms are excellent, the location great, the people at the desk welcoming. But we had expected it to be a Bed & Breakfast of the sort we have grown used to. It is not. It is a nice motel. The breakfast is served in a common room, mostly cold things - fruits and juice and rolls and cold cereal (the oatmeal was not good - and I warn you off the "quiche") - coffee and tea from big thermos containers... We might I suppose stay here again, but we would look for a real B&B first.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 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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San Jose, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We were so, SO happy to stay here. Sometimes places that are dog friendly aren't all that people friendly (kind of less clean or something). NOT SO THIS PLACE!! Uber clean. Really, really friendly inn keepers, really lovely breakfasts. We stayed in Room #2 and the soaking tub in it is PERFECTION. The bed was really comfy, the linens were very nice and the room itself is well appointed.

I want to say this also. When we first got there I was a little disappointed at the fact that it wasn't RIGHT in the Ocean Avenue area. But I have to say not only was it NOT an issue at all, it was actually really nice. When we would come back from the beach or shopping, it was like a little oasis.

This is our new favorite place in Carmel.

Room Tip: I didn't see any other rooms. Room #2 has an incredible tub.
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  • Stayed October 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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Victoria, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

Everything was terrific, clean and comfortable except for the terrible sound proofing between 11&12. We'd certainly return but to a different room. Staff and breakfast were great and we were walking distance to town and beach and fireplace was a bonus.

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I just returned from a 3 day stay at the Carmel Country Inn. The staff and facility was perfect for our needs. We were visiting the city for the first time for an event known as Poodle Day in Carmel. We stayed in a 2 bedroom suite with one bath. There were three of us(my husband and I as well as my mother) and two standard poodles. We were greeted graciously by the staff (including the dogs) and shown to our suite. The room was clean, beds were comfortable (including the pillows) and everything was perfect for our stay. The room we stayed in looked a littler older than the photos on the website but it was clean and perfectly acceptable. The walk to the beach was farther than I anticipated..it took about 10 minutes to get to the heart of downtown and about 20 to get to the beach. The internet was included and very fast. Everything we needed to feel comfortable and rested for our event was present. The breakfast was plentiful and fresh. Snacks were available all day I believe..cookies, trail mix and lemonade were in the office each time we visited. The staff is very knowledgable about the surrounding areas and educated us on where to go and what to see. They were also very friendly and met our request promptly. I would stay here again without question. Hope to attend this same event next year and will stay at this INN. Very pet friendly, very quaint, very homey and friendly.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This was our third stay, and it was as perfect as the first two.
Consistency IS everything, and the employees' high standards insure that nothing goes awry.
From the welcoming hellos to the sincere farewells, they make you feel as though you belong in your home away from home.

Centrally located, just blocks away from Ocean Avenue, Carmel Country Inn provides a secluded, comforting shelter from the faster paced 'downtown area'.

If there were any problems or deficiencies, we would tell you.
There were none.

ENJOY.

Room Tip: In so far as we can tell, all the rooms are good rooms...from the highest elevation to the ground fl...
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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Additional Information about Carmel Country Inn

Address: Dolores Street, PO Box 3756, Carmel, CA 93921
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 30 B&Bs / Inns in Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discover the most pet friendly bed and breakfast in Carmel, CA. Our Carmel by the Sea inn features cozy rooms and spacious suites with luxurious surroundings, fireplaces, & 2 person Jacuzzi tubs. Our romantic Carmel, California bed and breakfast is ideally located only steps to amazing shopping, dining, galleries, & the beach. Come see why the Carmel Country Inn stands apart from all other pet friendly Carmel hotels! ... more   less 
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