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Capitola, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was only one night but the cottage was great, very clean, fresh paint, two TV's , nice bathroom with shower and tub, outside grounds are interesting with many interesting plants. Very quiet. We would definitely return.

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely a perfect place! We were treated like honored guests, never had any issues other than not wanting to leave. A perfect location for day trips in either direction up or down the coast. Highly recommend this place to anyone

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

We are thrilled you had a wonderful stay with us on your anniversary and it was our pleasure to make it special for you! We appreciate your kind words and for taking the time to review our property and we can't wait to welcome you back. More 

Redondo Beach, California
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed in a studio cottage w wood burning fireplace. Cottage 27. I love the location, a 5 minute drive into Carmel. It is in a beautiful and quiet location. I loved it!! Now, I paid $180 plus tax per night. The cottage is clean, a credit to housekeeping. However, it is run down. First, no AC, which I did... More 

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

We appreciate your recent stay with us! Thank you for bringing to our attention the issues you had faced while staying with us and we will be sure to discuss with our team. The Carmel River Inn strives to provide our guests with comfortable stays with nicely appointed accommodations. We are equally priced or below our competitors in the area... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in cottage #33 the room had a heavy smell of fireplace smoke which was to be a given seeing it had a usable fireplace inside and out. The room was very very outdated, the floor had a spot under the carpet next to the foot of the bed that was about ready to fall through so we avoided... More 

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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. We will look into the smoke and heater issues you mentioned ASAP. We are in the process of updating and renovating our property and we hope that you will consider coming back for a future stay. More 

Sacramento, California
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8 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One duplex room was okay, the jacuzzi tub did not work, but all else was doable. One cottage was horrible. Cold, no insulation, a heater that looked like it was going to explode during the night, cramped quarters, disgusting bathroom and shower. No housekeeping on one day, was lucky to get clean towels. In such a competitive market, there are... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us and for bringing the issue with the jacuzzi tub to our attention, we will have our team take a look at that ASAP.. We are in the process of several updates and renovations! We released two new cottages in August and another one being completely rebuilt from the ground up will be released soon!... More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Super convenient and reasonably priced for the area. Reception staff was very friendly. The cabins have obviously been there a while and are rather rustic but extremely clean and comfortable. Our cabin had a small kitchenette and a little patio area outside. I would totally bring my dogs with me next time. Very quiet and relaxing.

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

It pleases us to hear that you had a peaceful stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to review our property and we hope to welcome you and your dogs back for another getaway soon! More 

Holmfirth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is off the main road about 10 mins cab ride from Carmel centre. Friendly & helpful reception. Rooms are a mixed bag - some of my family stayed in the rooms next to reception which were a bit more modernised but still dated. The cottage we stayed in was extremely dated & really needs modernising. Although clean the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to inform us of your recent stay. We apologize that some aspects of the inn rooms as well as the cottages you felt were dated. We are in the process of looking at various updates and renovations. Recently, we just released two brand new cottages which were recently remodeled and we have a third... More 

Hollister, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our recent stay in one of the pet-friendly cottages at the Carmel River Inn. The cottage had all of the amenities we needed, and our Lab enjoyed the pet-friendly grounds.

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

Thank you very much for your review. We're so pleased to hear that you and your wife enjoyed your pet friendly stay and your time here in the area. Please come back and stay with us again very soon! More 

San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Carmel River Inn over Labor Day weekend. The location is fantastic - super close to downtown Carmel. I chose to stay in one of the cottages- a studio cottage with a kitchenette. It was clean and the bed was comfortable. My dog Scout and I enjoyed the walking paths and grassy areas. It was a perfect... More 

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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! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our great location and your pet friendly accommodations. It sounds like you and Scout had a wonderful time and we hope to see you again 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: $124 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Carmel River Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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