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Candle Light Inn

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San Carlos Street, Between 4th and 5th Avenues, Carmel, CA 93921
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms were clean and comfortable. Reception staff were really friendly and helpful. The location was great for walking in to town. We were here a couple of days to visit Monterey, etc. The breakfast box was a bit poor; a voucher to spend closeby would be better. Nice to have tea/coffee available in reception. No reason not to stay here.

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Point Richmond, California
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Absolutely delightful. Beautiful, quiet room with lots of amenities -- armoire with TV, mini frig and drawer space. Desk and chair. 2 comfortable chairs for reading -- we also used them to eat the delightful breakfast that was delivered to the door in the morning. Closet had 2 bathrobes and lots of hangers. Bed was so comfortable. Bathroom is beautifully... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Candle light Inn is a very quaint Motel, with comfortable rooms and all the amenities you would expect, it is well placed in the centre of the town and with in walking distance of all that you would want to see, including the beach. The staff were warm and friendly, the rooms were clean and big, not much more... More 

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in June 2016 for 2 nights. Staff were really friendly and had us checked in quickly. Room was a really good size with a nice walk in shower. There was a seating area in our room as well as coffee making facilities and guide books about the local area which I thought was a nice touch. The... More 

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24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Lovely stay on our way up the coast. The hotel is a short walk to the shops and restaurants and the rooms are comfortable. Breakfast is delivered in the morning in a cool bag to your door which is a nice touch (though the contents is a little bit basic). Staff very welcoming and knowledgeable about the area, would definitely... More 

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StephanieColman, Manager at Candle Light Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jasmine, Thank you for taking the time to complete a review. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed our centrally located inn! I hope that next time you are travelling the California coast you will make us a stop of yours. More 

Berkeley, California
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

First time at this hotel. Was very pleased with cleanliness of room, grounds and the attentiveness of staff. We did get continental breakfast each morning, being Diabetic, couldn't eat most of the items. My sister and I return, as we travel to Carmel with frequency.

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StephanieColman, Manager at Candle Light Inn, responded to this review

Hi Rosie, Your feedback is so important to us and I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I hope that we can welcome you bak to the inn again in the future! More 

Fareham, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here end of April, whilst on a road trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Great location. Reasonably priced compared to other hotels in the area. Short walk to area containing many restaurants and the beach (beach is around 15 minutes downhill) Free parking & plenty of spaces. Complimentary cookies and hot drinks in reception. Staff friendly and helpful... More 

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StephanieColman, Manager at Candle Light Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you kind words about our inn. We are very lucky to have such a fun outdoor fire pit area on our property and I am so glad you were able to enjoy it. I hope that we will see you next time you are in the area! More 

Sutter Creek, California
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

When we go to Carmel we usually stay here most of the time. Stephanie and Sarah who greet you at the front desk are always friendly, polite and very helpful with any of your needs. We usually try and get room 18. There's no view, but the king bed is very comfortable. It also has a small sofa, a nice... More 

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StephanieColman, Manager at Candle Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear Richard, Thank you so much for your kind words about Sara and I! We really enjoyed having you and we look forward to your next visit with us! More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Even driving in to the car park, you could tell that it was going to be a very quiet, relaxing venue. It feels like quiet corner of a leafy residential area. This was the first place that we had ever stayed where they request quiet between 10.00pm and 7.00am, very welcome after a day exploring the madness of Monteray and Santa... More 

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StephanieColman, Manager at Candle Light Inn, responded to this review

Your feedback means so much to us and we really appreciate you taking the time to write a review! I am very happy to hear you enjoyed our quaint little town. We are so lucky to be a little bit off the beaten path so that guests can have peace and quiet in the evenings, but still easily walk to... More 

Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Small hotel, like many in Carmel. Nice size room with down pillows and comforters, beautifully redone bathroom (shower only). Very friendly front desk staff. Breakfast is delivered in a thermal bag, juice, milk, ceral, fruit, yogurt, and pastry, I recommend trying a local restaurant and skip this.

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Dear Barbara, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. It was a pleasure having you and I hope that we can welcome you back to Candle Light Inn again in the future! More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This romantic Tudor-style inn located in the heart of Carmel offers charm and warmth with a friendly staff providing gracious and personalized service. Candle Light Inn features 20 large guest rooms and suites and a variety of amenities including continental breakfast, daily newspaper delivery, off-street parking, and in-room gourmet coffee service. All guests will also enjoy staying connected with free local phone calls and in-room wireless internet access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Candle Light Inn

Address: San Carlos Street, Between 4th and 5th Avenues, Carmel, CA 93921
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range: $179 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Candle Light Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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