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“Clean, affordable, dog-friendly” 5 of 5 stars
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Carmel Mission Inn
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3665 Rio Road, Carmel, CA 93923   |  
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Ranked #11 of 23 Hotels in Carmel
Bay Area, CA
1 review
“Clean, affordable, dog-friendly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2010

We stayed here for 2 nights with our teenage kids and little dog. Very nice hotel, clean and comfortable. Located a little ways away from the BUSY shopping district, but right next to The Barnyard shopping center, and across the street is another shopping area - - - Crossroads, I think. Carmel Mission Inn is very dog-friendly. There's a grassy area near the road where you can take your dog. We'll be back!

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled with family
    • 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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guestservicecarmel, Guest Service Manager at Carmel Mission Inn, responded to this review, March 9, 2010
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Our goal is to provide an outstanding value for our guests and I'm glad we were able to meet your expectations. We look forward to your return and please remember to contact the hotel directly for the best rates, packages and service.
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  • Location
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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2010

Three families with children ranging in ages from 3 - 14 enjoyed this inn very much. The weather was perfect, spent a lot of time at the pool (with our dog too.) We had the King Suite with adjoining double Queen room. The King Suite has TWO flat screen t.v.'s - one in the bedroom second in the seperate livingroom area.
A major plus the two minute walk across the parking lot to the "Barnyard" - an outdoor shopping "mall" with lots of restaurant choices. The beautiful meandering paths through little gardens, fountains and a fire pit was great for our large group. Our dog was welcomed everywhere - including dinner Robata Sushi's outdoor patio.
The price can't be beat - the staff wonderful and friendly. It's an easy 5 minute drive to downtown Carmel and a beach is right down the road

  • Stayed February 2010, 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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guestservicecarmel, Guest Service Manager at Carmel Mission Inn, responded to this review, March 9, 2010
It is always a good feeling when our efforts are appreciated and we thank you for your review. Our goal is to provide a memorable experience in a sincere and humble manner at a great value. We appreciate your business and look forward to your return. Please remember to contact the hotel directly for the best rates, packages and service.
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San Diego, California
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2010

Unexpectedly nice. Great value. Comfortable for my husband,dog and I.

  • Stayed November 2008
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Thank you for the review and I am truly glad we exceeded your expectations. As we strive to provide an outstanding value we will always be guide by a sense of humility combined with genuine care for our guests. We look forward to your return and thanks for choosing the Carmel Mission Inn. Please remember to contact us directly for the best rates and service.
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2010

Great modern rooms - excellent for the price (we paid $79). We had a level 4 room with a balcony. Spotlessly clean. Facilities included a massive flat screen tv and free wifi. Great location - only a 10 minute walk to Carmel Mission. Only complaint was the airconditioning unit was a little noisy. Would definitely stay again.

  • Stayed February 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Pleasant Hill, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2009

Had a very nice one night stay at the Carmel Mission Inn. Very modern interiors and updated grounds. We had the breakfast package with was 105 per night. Breakfast was quit nice as well. They accept dogs in there ground floor units for a 35 dollar per night fee. The fee is one of the more expensive we have paid. Our dog Jessica had a great time in Carmel. We will return. Great restaurants behind the hotel in the Barnyard. Try Lugano Swiss Bistro. It was fantastic.

  • Stayed December 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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guestservicecarmel, guest service manager at Carmel Mission Inn, responded to this review, January 7, 2010
We are pleased that you were able to experience what some consider the most beautiful place on earth and find a great value at the same time. Our goal is to be recognized as an outstanding hotel value in Carmel. Where you book your room is important so remember to call the hotel directly for the best rates, packages and service. We look forward to your return.
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Honolulu, HI
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2009

This is an older property that has been nicely refurbished and well maintained. Clean, quiet, comfortable, convenient location, and safe. An excellent value if these things are important to you. We always stay here Sunday - Thursday when the rates are more reasonable and usually off season. Like all resort areas, Monterey/Carmel accomodations are very pricey Friday/Saturday and during the warmer months.
We intend to stay here many times in the future especially if the off season promotions continue.

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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guestservicecarmel, guest service manager at Carmel Mission Inn, responded to this review, January 7, 2010
We thank you for taking the time to review our Carmel Ca. hotel. We pride ourselves in providing an excellent value for our area and more and more travelers are discovering this. Where you book your reservation matters so please contact the hotel directly for the best rates, packages and service. Thank you for your business and we look forward to seeing you again.
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2009

We were not sure what to expect as this hotel is not in central Carmel. However what a find! We booked a King size superior room on the 4th floor which, along with the bathroom, was of a great size and well decorated. At $90. - Great value.

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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guestservicecarmel, guest service manager at Carmel Mission Inn, responded to this review, November 30, 2009
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and we are glad that you were pleasantly surprised. Our convenient location has many benefits and our recent renovation conveys a chic, retro feel not found in most area hotels. In these trying times we strive to provide a "great value" to our guests and we appreciate your business. Always contact the hotel directly for the best rates and service.
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Address: 3665 Rio Road, Carmel, CA 93923
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Carmel
#12 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Carmel Mission Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 165
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At our Carmel Ca. hotel you will find a quaint, yet stylish setting with an array of gracious amenities that include a heated pool, fitness center and the "Fuse" restaurant. We’ve truly created a destination within a destination. Additionally, we offer fantastic facilities for weddings, business meetings, retreats and special events. ... more   less 
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