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L'Auberge Carmel

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Gurnee, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Met and stayed as a weekend celebration with family from across the nation. Stayed here because other hotel we would have preferred was full. Cozy feel with the courtyard and historic building. Staff was helpful. Nice that parking was included since the streets are full and parking is hard to find. Overpriced for what is provided. Room was drab and... More 

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Carmel, California
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55 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely exquisite ambiance and impeccable personable service permeates this gorgeous vintage hotel. The ambiance alone is worth the visit, as this is truly in a class by itself. We had the most peaceful tea in the spectacular courtyard far from the maddening crowds thronging through Carmel this weekend of our visit. The service absolutely impeccable and engaging in the most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a great weekend visit and was treated like a king. The staff, especially Emily, were very friendly, responsive and professional. They were very knowledgeable. Emily gave me several restaurant recommendations which were superb. I highly recommend this property.

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Thank Brad A
auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear Brad A, Thank you very much for staying with us at L'Auberge Carmel. We appreciate your feedback and am thrilled that your experience at L'Auberge Carmel was splendid! We certainly appreciate you naming Emily as a person that helped your visit be all that more comfortable and will definitely make sure that our she is commended! Should you find... More 

Oslo, Norway
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53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small boutique hotel with a charming inner patio and nice rooms. Welcoming staff. Our room 14 has a view over the beach a nice bathroom and a window over the patio as well. It has an wngine noise but it stops at night. Patio can be noisy if guests are not delicate enough. A bit limited a la carte breakfast.... More 

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auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear Tanmouss, Thank you very much for staying with us at L'Auberge Carmel! I certainly enjoyed reading your feedback and am thrilled you enjoyed your experience at L'Auberge Carmel. We strive to enhance every aspect of the hotel, product and service, and your comments regarding our breakfast program will be reviewed. We definitely want to make sure that all facets... More 

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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Old, historic building housing luxurious rooms with modern amenities. Friendly staff and great location. The rooms are comfortable and the courtyard charming. Quietly situated 2 minutes off the Main Street so quiet but easily accessible.

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auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear bes5, Thank you for staying with us at L'Auberge Carmel. I enjoyed reading your kind feedback about your experience at the hotel. We hope that we have the pleasure of welcoming you back when you are in the area again. Kind regards, George Nagata More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a great small hotel in the wonderful village of Carmel. Staff is very helpful and polite. Rooms are spacious but a bit old and noisy, this didn't bother me however. The hotel is located close to the beach and centre of the village. When you go to Carmel this id a must go!

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auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear Derk A, Thank you for staying with us at L'Auberge Carmel and we really do appreciate your candid feedback! Yes the rooms are slightly smaller than the more modern hotels, however L'Auberge Carmel was the first apartment building in town here and we wanted to make sure that the historically aspect was not altered in any way. We hope... More 

london
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

On arrival we were greeted by a very helpful member of staff who arranged for our car to be parked and showed us to our room. The room was really nice and the courtyard leading to the room was well presented. Throughout the stay the staff were always very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was just right.

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Thank mrrobins45
auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear mrrobins45, Thank you for staying with us at L'Auberge Carmel! I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. As we are a small boutique hotel, our goal is make you feel like this would be your home away from home! I hope that in the end, we were able to deliver on this. We look... More 

Houston
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Overpriced. Staff was friendly and service oriented. Courtyard was nice. Breakfast was good. Bed was comfortable but the room was extremely noisy. You can hear toilets flushing from the other rooms and we were awakened early every morning by loud trucks and traffic outside our window. They advertise a view but the only view is of the street. Not worth... More 

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Thank Chas9999
auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear Chas9999, Thank you for staying with us at L'Auberge Carmel. We certainly appreciate your feedback regarding the noise from outside the hotel. We are looking for another renovation in the future and these comments are vital in the forward success of the hotel. Because the building is a 1929 historic landmark, there are minimal things we can do to... More 

San Francisco, California
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

I've called this hotel few times before I came down to Carmel, never got through a single time. Finally, when I was already at the front door sitting in the car trying to figure out where's valet parking. Of course, nobody EVER picks up the damn phone, or greets you anywhere in the lobby or hotel. It's like you walk... More 

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auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear Alice C, Firstly, I'd like to thank you for staying with us and providing your candid feedback to your stay. It seems that we have completely missed valuable opportunities before, during, and after your stay to rectify the situation. You are absolutely correct that we do not charge service dogs with proper identification or documentation and proper training will... More 

Richmond, Virginia, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

L'Auberge Carmel is a wonderful Relais & Chateau hotel in a very convenient location in Carmel By-The-Sea; walking distance to shopping and restaurants in Carmel. Nice rooms and great service in this small boutique hotel.

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Thank Bill W
auberge_carmel_ca, General Manager at L'Auberge Carmel, responded to this review

Dear Bill W, Thank you very much for staying with us at L'Auberge Carmel! We appreciate your kind feedback on our property and I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. We hope that we have the pleasure of having you back as our guest when you are back in the Carmel-by-the-Sea area! Kind regards, George Nagata More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1929, the European-style luxury hotel is located just four blocks from famous Carmel Beach and an easy stroll to the village's numerous art galleries, shops and restaurants. Major renovations have transformed the hotel's 20 guest rooms, entrance and landscaped courtyard into a romantic Carmel setting. Luxuriously romantic, the Carmel hotel was created for adults to relax, rejuvenate and nurture relationships—the perfect Carmel escape getaway. The interior decor of guest rooms is rich and pleasing, warm jewel tones accent the quaint charm of the architecture. Individually designed guest rooms feature the finest fabrics and linens, enlarged bath areas with radiant floor heating, some with soaking tubs. It is one of Carmel’s few full service luxury hotels offering valet parking, room service and highly personalized guest services. The highlight of L'Auberge Carmel is its intimate 12-table restaurant, Aubergine, featuring a 4500-bottle wine cellar. It is the passion of Executive Chef Justin Cogley. All accommodations include a sumptuous continental breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about L'Auberge Carmel

Address: Monte Verde Street at Seventh Avenue, Carmel, CA 93920
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range: $394 - $640 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — L'Auberge Carmel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
l`Auberge Carmel Hotel Carmel
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Carmel
#4 Luxury Hotel in Carmel
#5 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#12 Family Hotel in Carmel
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