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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed in one of the cool little cottages here rather than in the main building. It was a nice experience as you basically have your own little home in a very peaceful area with really no one to disturb you. The cottages are old and could perhaps do with updating however they are spacious and give a cosy feel.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stayed in one of the cottages and it was perfect. Very well maintained, comfy bed, nice bathroom with whirlpool tub, very spacious. Private patio was nice and the gas fireplace was a welcome touch on the cool nights. The grounds are lovely and dog friendly. Short drive to downtown Carmel and beaches. Great access to highway to Monterey -... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We rented a 2 bedroom cottage. Nice, basic, rustic, but clean and comfortable. Exactly what we expected. A kitchenette would have been a plus, but we did not have one. The pet friendly policy caused us problems though as my husband had a severe allergic reaction, most likely because of the combination of carpet flooring and pets from previous renters.... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The cottage was clean, cozy, quaint, quiet and absolutely enjoyable. There was a very large comfortable bed.. There was an enclosed patio. The landscaping was very lovely. It was dog friendly and had a few walking paths. We will definitely stay there again and recommend it to friends and family.

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our cottages! Thank you for your kind words and we are glad you had a nice getaway. Come back and see us again very soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location-easy access to the whole Monterey peninsula area. The charming cottages well spread out and the rooms are spacious.. Close to nature walks. I'll stay there again anytime I'm in the area.

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed our great location and that you found your accommodations charming and comfortable. We appreciate your kind review and can't wait to welcome you back for a repeat visit. More 

Big Sur, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This Inn has the spirit of the old Carmel when we first came to the area. Quiet, quaint, shaded, beautiful flower beds, vintage cottages updated with modern facilities. No crowds. Very accommodating and friendly staff. Pet friendly. Close but not in Carmel-By-The-Sea - maybe 2 miles away.

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed the spirit of our Inn and your time in this great area! We are so appreciative of your review and hope to see you again very soon. More 

San Mateo, California
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a "2 bedroom cottage" as part of a family trip with my sister and her 2 small kids. There was hardly enough room for 2 adults and 2 kids once we were in there. The pine log furniture was way too large for the tiny cottage, making passage-ways between the beds and dressers narrow and difficult for more... More 

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay with us. We are sorry to hear that the room that was provided to you did not suit your needs. The 2 bedroom cottages are very popular and unfortunately we only have a limited supply of that type cottage. In the future we hope you will select us as your destination while visiting Carmel.... More 

San Mateo, California
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very quaint. Very clean. Beds are comfortable. Great pillows. It's an older inn. No upgrades but tolerable. I stayed in the side with hotel rooms. They also have cottages with one bed in them. Staff was helpful and pleasant. I would stay here again.

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property and provide us with feedback. We are glad our staff was helpful and friendly and you would stay here again. More 

Greenbrae, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

friendly staff, clean and cozy. grounds are beautiful and quite. We stayed in the cottages which I highly recommend. Number 15 had its own little back yard. they also take pets. Walking distance to great shopping center.

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the glowing review! We are glad our staff was helpful and friendly and that you enjoyed your cozy cottage! Please come back and visit us again very soon. More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights with our 85lb chocolate lab, Brody. Our cottage was cozy, with a king sized bed and a separate kitchenette. The staff made all three of us feel welcome. Even though we were given doggie sheets and towels, Brody preferred to sleep in the big bed with us. He particularly liked the meadow area. He... More 

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

Yes, we are a little slice of "doggie heaven" and we are glad you enjoyed your stay! We appreciate your kind words and your review and we hope to welcome you and Brody back again very soon. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at the entrance of the stunning Big Sur coast, Carmel River Inn sits amid a pastoral river setting, providing guests with a basecamp to the adventurous areas around them and the opportunity to truly enjoy the natural surroundings of the Monterey Peninsula. Carmel River Inn offers guests two different experiences, our inn rooms suitable for a good night's sleep or a cozy cottage to unwind and relax, tucked into 10 acres of gardens, forests and meadows. If you have any questions about our facilities or services please contact us and we would love to tell you more! Front Desk is open 24 hours. Pet fee is $20 per pet, per day. Physical Address: 26600 Oliver Road Carmel, California, 93923 Most accurate address to use for GPS directions: Highway 1 at Carmel River Bridge Carmel, California 93923 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carmel River Inn

Address: 26600 Oliver Rd, Highway 1 At Carmel River Bridge, Carmel, CA 93923-9219
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range: $135 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Carmel River Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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