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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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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in this Inn for 1 night driving through on our Rout 1 road trip. The room was really comfy and perfectly clean. Breakfast was waiting outside our door in cool bag with today's newspaper (nice touch). Just a minutes walk from the Ocean Avenue with all the shops and restaurants. This place is great if you're just passing by... More 

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Burbank, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We were planning on staying two nights in Carmel. Due personal reasons, we had to cut a day off the stay. However, I'd have checked out of this hotel after the first night regardless had we stayed. Here's why: NOISE: I've stayed in Motel 6's with less noise than this place. You can here EVERYTHING. I mean everything. People walking... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us. While some aspects of a stay are subjective, we are always working to improve our property and your feedback helps highlight some possible opportunities for improvement. I also appreciate your kind words with regard to our staff, this is a particular source of pride for us. We... More 

Los Gatos, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Candle Light Inn on November 7th to tour Carmel for the first time. We checked-in at 5pm and stayed in room 14 for $300 (including taxes) for the night. The hotel hasn't been updated in years. The room itself is dingy and old with the bathroom showing the most wear and tear. The... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property. We really value guest feedback so that we can improve the guest experience. I’m very sorry to hear that we fell short of your expectation on this trip. I agree with you that our rooms are in need of a little attention and I am happy to report... More 

Quebec City, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Great location in Carmel, very good beds, extra courteous staff, nice breakfast in a cooler at your door in the morning. Would be perfect if it was not for the poor noise insulation (could hear the neighbourgh pee). Overall, loved it and would go back anytime.

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Ideally placed in the heavenly town of Carmel. Yes the weather was fantastic but the place is just idyllic. The Candle Light, with its’ continental breakfast delivered to your door, fits the bill perfectly to enjoy the delights of Carmel.. Can't wait to come back !

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Thank Mike G
StephanieColman, Manager at Candle Light Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! Carmel is really a one of a kind destination. I hope that we can welcome you back to our inn again in the future! More 

San Diego, California, United States
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76 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Carmel has turned into a playground for the one-percenters, but it used to be a pleasant little beach town. The Candle Light Inn still has that "olde Carmel" vibe with cozy rooms and a pleasant outdoor fireplace and conversation pit. The rooms are comfy and large and recently remodeled. I had some problems with getting the plug for the Keurig... More 

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Thank John H
StephanieColman, Manager at Candle Light Inn, responded to this review

Hi John, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our little inn. Please come back and visit us again, we'd love to have you! More 

Marlborough, Massachusetts, Usa
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

This hotel was perfect for our first visit to Carmel. All of the restaurants and shops are within walking distance. Carmel beach is also close by. The continental breakfast left at your door each morning was a nice retouch. The bathroom was small but very modern and nice.

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Thank Barbara B
StephanieColman, Manager at Candle Light Inn, responded to this review

Hi Barbara, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed our convenient downtown location. I hope that we can welcome you back to the Candle Light Inn on your next California trip. More 

Warrenton, Missouri
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

The Candlelight Inn was the perfect location. Close to the 17 mile scenic drive and right out your door to walk anywhere in the city. I like a very updated hotel with high quality finishes. It didn't have that but it was clean and ok. They leave breakfast in a cooler at your door in the morning at around 7:00.... More 

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Thank Darlene S
StephanieColman, Manager at Candle Light Inn, responded to this review

Hi Darlene, Thank you for your taking the time to write a review! Our staff really appreciated your compliment about their helpfulness. Our goal is to make your wish our command and I sincerely hope we achieved that. I hope that you will visit us again next time you’re in the area! More 

Quincy,
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Even though the property is not new, the inn was very well kept. Very clean, with a modern bathroom. The staff was very friendly, and the continental breakfast delivered to the room was more than we expected. The beds were comfortable as well. It is conveniently located in the heart of Carmel's shopping area. We would definitely stay here again... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Absolutely loved our stay at the Candle Light Inn. A great location to discover all of Carmel and a great base. Our room was really spacious, modern and clean and the breakfast hampers delivered in the morning are a great touch and were very much appreciated! There is also a great outdoor fireplace which was perfect for relaxing with a... More 

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

Hello Astra, Thank you for your recent review! Our outdoor fire pit has turned into a fun place to relax at in the evenings and I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed it. It’s one of my favorite aspects of this property. I hope that we can welcome you again in the future! More 

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