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Tickle Pink Inn

#1 of 25 Hotels in Carmel
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155 Highland Drive, Carmel, CA 93923
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San Jose, California
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent last week-end 7/16/16 with my girlfriend in a nice room with a view. The room is about average as far as hotel rooms go, but with an excellent view of the ocean. The 4:30 wine and cheese is quite nice, you get to socialize with other people from other parts of the world. No restaurant you have to go... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If the views of the cove or the Pacific crashing on the rocks below don't draw you in the staff and amenities of the Tickle Pink Inn will. We've stayed at the TPI before and they get better with each stay. They've thought of everything before we could and spoiled us at every opportunity to do so. So if you're... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In Carmel Highlands just as you begin Hwy 1 toward Big Sur The Tickle Pink Inn welcomes guests in a low key spectacular setting. With views of the ocean and cove it is the perfect stop. You'll have to look for it as the once Highlands Inn and now a Hyatt is the showy neighbor. Having stayed there on several... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted the wow factor for my wife and this place did not disappoint. Upon arrival you are greeted with a calm warmth and an overwhelming feeling that something special is about to happen? I chose the best room in the house for my one night stay and i will never forget my wife's reaction when she first saw "THAT"... More 

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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most special places I have ever stayed. I would hate to reveal the secret, but the secret is out - reservations can be hard to come by. A cozy Inn with spectacular views of the rocky Carmel coast. Ask for a Cove View if available. Every room is wonderful, with thick cushy comforters, robes, and... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent three heavenly nights at Tickle Pink. It was hard to leave. Our cove room had the most beautiful view -- we woke to a gorgeous panorama after a wonderful night's sleep on the great bed. But before that -- on check-in we were greeted with chocolate chip cookies then discovered our beautiful room with wonderful amenities. We went... More 

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

I am happy to hear that you were able to enjoy all that the Inn has to offer. If you missed it on your last visit, please be sure to relax in our outdoor hot tub next time you are here. Yet another way to unwind and take in the natural beauty of the area. More 

Biloxi, Mississippi, United States
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85 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say enough at our pleasure with this property. We stayed in a suite overlooking the waters of Carmel. Fireplace, jacuzzi, walk-in shower, and about 30 foot wide balcony with the most georgeous views. The staff was wonderful. Greeted us with champagne to our room. Lovely Daily breakfast 7-10am, wine and cheese each afternoon. We will return. Our room and... More 

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and praise for our wonderful staff. We hope to see you again. More 

Austin, Texas
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately, we had to cancel our reservation (within the appropriate time period) and the staff was very friendly and understanding about our situation. We feel certain that guests are treated to the same friendly staff. We look forward to staying there at a future date.

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry that you had to cancel your reservation. We look forward to your future visit. More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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142 reviews
73 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel with beautiful views. We were late in reserving our room, so we did not have the best location or view. I have knee problems and had to go up and down steps to get to our room. Room was lovely, very well appointed. Bathroom was nice, just a tad bit small. Nice, big closet. We had a... More 

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

We are happy that your enjoyed your stay with us. For future reference, we do have rooms that are accessible right off of our parking lot level which only involve a couple of stairs but still have beautiful views. We hope to see you again. More 

Tenafly, NJ
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting of this hotel is truly magnificent atop Carmel Highlands. Every room (I think) has a great view of the ocean. Appointments are luxurious and the terrace where breakfast and cheese and wine are served is lovely. So why only four and not five stars. It is really shocking that a luxury hotel like this should have paper thin... More 

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry that your otherwise enjoyable stay was affected so much by the noise. While Scenic Highway One does run below the Inn, and at certain times there can be road noise, this is not usually a common concern for our guests. We do appreciate your feed back and hope to see you again. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Carmel oceanfront hotel dramatically situated above the rocky coastline that stands at the gateway to world-famous Big Sur. Let yourself be pampered with every amenity…from cozy European bedding and private decks with sweeping views to homemade breakfast pastries and an evening wine & cheese reception with soothing classical music. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tickle Pink Inn

Address: 155 Highland Drive, Carmel, CA 93923
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range: $231 - $599 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Tickle Pink Carmel
Tickle Pink Bed Breakfast
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#3 Family Hotel in Carmel
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