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Long Beach
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute B&B. The breakfast could have been better because it only consisted of bagels, apples, oranges, yogurt and hard boiled eggs. Muffins and toast would have been nice if they didn't provide a cooked breakfast. We had a great room at a fair price with a king bed, fireplace and living room. Slow internet. Easily walk to shops and restaurants.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room felt like an upgraded cabin. It was a good size, especially for inns in Carmel, with a sitting area. We had a bottle of wine waiting and friendly service. The bed was nothing to write home about, but it wasn't horrible. This place is perfect walking distance to almost everything in town. Tip: Look for specials that pop... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place. Friendly staff, clean comfortable rooms. Location is spot on. Only suggestion would be a cooked breakfast. If claiming to be a B&B, the second B (usually) means cooked. Well it does for nearly all other parts of the world. Croissants and fruit doesn't really cut it. Breakfast room tiny. All that said, very happy with the stay.

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

We just completed a 10-day swing in California and this was our nicest lodging. There were four adults in room #51, which is a spacious and lovely-appointed two-bedroom, two-bath suite with a full kitchen. It is not cheap ($900, tax included for two nights), but we all felt it was well worth the money. I don't think we could stay... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

We stayed in the large 3 bedroom Stephensen House and it was just what we needed for our family. The house has everything you need and the location is great- a short walk to the main shops in Carmel and close to a lot of good restaurants. We really enjoyed our stay here. Unfortunately I cannot give 5 stars due... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Not a bad choice if you pay half of what we were taken for. Building(s) typical for Carmel but amenities just don't match the price. For $200 (weekdays) I expected better than a bagel and coffee for breakfast at a "Bed & Breakfast". We could hear neighbor coming up the stairs late at night and then her entire phone conversation... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Found this wonderful B&B by recommendation of another hotel which was full. The front desk clerk, Augustina was so helpful and accommodating. Our room was a spacious suite. Very clean and comfortable. The Briarwood was very close to restaurants and shops, so we were able to explore This quaint town. We would definitely visit here again.

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Thank Bruce B
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Rooms vary in size, from quite small to spacious suites and all have been converted from prior homes or apartments. But, even the smallest room has a king bed and is comfortable for a couple. Furnishings are tasteful and comfortable. Amenities are all modern: Bathrooms (small rooms are shower only); Flat-screen HD TV; Free WiFi; Coffee maker; Etc. The free... More 

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Irvine, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

As far as bed and breakfasts are concerned I would give this 2 stars because our room was tiny! There was such limited space and the bathroom was so small, I couldn't shave my legs in the shower. Out neighbors really liked their room and said it was roomy and breezy. It was very hot and stuffy in room #45.... More 

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Benicia, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

BUYER BEWARE!! I've been a returning customer of the hotel for the last seven years. BUT the treatment I've received the last couple of times I've stayed has prompted this to be my last. There is NO consideration for loyalty at all, much less honesty. I paid top price, (almost $900.00) for two nights!! (Outrageous) for my stay while my... More 

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BriarwoodCarmel, Manager at Briarwood Inn, responded to this review

Dear Previous Guest, We are very sorry about any miscommunication that recently occurred. The staff at the Inn cares very much about our guests and we work hard to make sure everyone has a wonderful time while staying with us! To clarify things, the reservation made for your party was booked initially through our online reservation system for two adults... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Briarwood Inn

Address: San Carlos Street, Between Fourth and Fifth avenues, P.O. Box 5245, Carmel, CA 93921
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range: $171 - $368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Briarwood Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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