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Carmel River Inn

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26600 Oliver Road, Highway 1 At Carmel River Bridge, Carmel, CA 93922
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ahhh, thank heaven for the River Inn. We locals count on them in our time of crisis. Twice now we've been rushed out of our home in Big Sur due to fire. The River Inn has taken us in with warmth, sympathy, a quiet room and a place to organize our thoughts. We've stayed in both the cottages and the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
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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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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hi, We were in 26 and were a little disappointed by how run down the cottage was - the bathroom cupboards are warped. The bath plug leaver does not work and there are stains around the tiles.The cupboards in the bedrooms and in the kitchen also need replacing. But the beds were lovely and there was all the equipment we... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stay here every year during the WSBK races. The cottages are comfortable and quiet, and the location is walking distance to some fine restaurants and stores. A great place to spend the race weekend.

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

Thank you for being a repeat guest! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay once again and are thankful for your review. Please visit again soon! More 

Concord, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My dogs and I had a cabin as we were attending the dog show. They loved having more room and going for walks around the grounds. Very dog friendly and accommodating. The grounds are lovely. The cabins are cozy and inviting.

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

We are so pleased you chose to stay with us during the dog show! It sounds like you had a wonderful stay and so did your pet. Please come back and see us again soon! More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Impromptu weekend trip with our dog and we're so grateful to have found this special inn. We stayed in a 1bedroom cottage with kitchenette. It was so cute, clean and cozy! Surprised by the little touches like dog towels and area for dog wash WITH dog shampoo. Thank you to everyone working at the Inn for making our stay memorable.

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

We are glad that you were pleasantly surprised and that you enjoyed your stay! We work hard to make sure our guests are satisfied and appreciate your kind review. Please come back and stay with us again soon! More 

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After a long road trip, we arrived to the reception when the owner/operator was on the phone. He proceeded to hustle with a potential customer discussing rates and deals for a similar room to ours. We felt that this instantly degraded our view of the accomodation & room. He continued to talk for 20 minutes before ending the conversation and... More 

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Seattle, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in three cottages for a family reunion in mid-July. The location of the Carmel River Inn is perfect: just off Highway 1 between the town of Carmel and Point Lobos, very close to the Barnyard shops and restaurants. The cottages are quiet, well-furnished, and spotlessly clean. The grounds are beautifully landscaped. The staff was friendly and welcoming, and... More 

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

We are do pleased you enjoyed your cottage stay! We are in a great location to many of the fun hot spots in the area, so we are pleased you were able to take advantage of this! We appreciate your great review and hope to welcome you back very soon! More 

Alameda, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a medical problem and the cleaning staff was particularly helpful in resolving it. Otherwise, our time at the Inn was most enjoyable. Only thing that bothered us was some escaping smoke from the fireplace. However, it was special to be able to have a fire in the mornings.

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

We are pleased to hear that our staff was so helpful iand friendly during your time of need. We appreciate your feedback and your review and we are also glad that you chose to stay with us! Please come back and see us very soon. More 

Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I love this place! We will be back so often that you might meet us there. The cottages are super cute and although not too large, they are roomy and dog friendly. We were in 21 with a king bed and there would have been room for a couple of extra beds for more people. If you... More 

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

What an amazing review! We are so excited that you plan on becoming a repeat guest. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in one of our cottages and that you appreciate us being pet friendly. Thank you again and we hope to see you very soon! More 

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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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 Road, Highway 1 At Carmel River Bridge, Carmel, CA 93922
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range: $143 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Carmel River Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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