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Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea

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NE 5th & Mission, Carmel, CA 93921
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Updated 06/02/20

About

#19 of 23 in Carmel
Location
4.4
Cleanliness
3.8
Service
3.6
Value
3.6

Welcome to Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea, your Carmel “home away from home.” Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

Nearby landmarks such as The Pilgrim's Way Community Bookstore and Secret Garden (0.1 mi) and Fairy Tale Cottages of Hugh Comstock (0.4 mi) make Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea a great place to stay when visiting Carmel.

You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and air conditioning, and you can stay connected during your stay as Carmel Clarion offers guests free wifi.

The inn features a concierge. Plus, Carmel Clarion offers free breakfast, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

If you’re looking for an Italian restaurant, consider a visit to Little Napoli, La Bicyclette, or Casanova Restaurant, which are all conveniently located a short distance from Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea.

Best of all, Carmel Clarion makes it easy to experience many great Carmel attractions like San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission and Tor House, which are some popular historic sites.

Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea puts the best of Carmel at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Free parking
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Free breakfast
Breakfast available
Non-smoking hotel
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RotherhamBeemer wrote a review May 2022
rotherham127 contributions78 helpful votes
A lovely little motel in the centre of Carmel. The staff are friendly and the room was comfortable. The breakfast was good. The terraced area to sit and eat breakfast in the sun was also nice. There is a hotel under construction across the road and our room faced it. We were awoke at 6.45 by trucks and vehicles parking and reversing, although they didn’t start work until after that. It probably would just be courteous for the motel to mention this on the booking details. Having said that we would return as we loved the location.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Responded 4 weeks ago
Hi RotherhamBeemer, It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you have rated our hospitality and accommodations so highly! Thank you so much for your compliments on our staff, breakfast, great location and we were able to meet your expectations of quality service in our hotel. We can't begin to tell you how much we appreciate your review, and we can't wait to serve you again. Thank you very much!
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sarah4nil wrote a review May 2022
Raleigh, NC81 contributions63 helpful votes
This hotel gets 5 stars for great value in an expensive town (we stayed on Sunday night), wonderful location close to all the shops and 1 block from Bruno’s, parking space was fine, cute breakfast basket delivered to the door and very nice remodeled interiors. All the rooms had names; we were in the San Juan Oaks room on the upper floor with king bed and it was very comfortable. The bath linens were very new, shower and toilet were strong, the bathroom is small but nicely remodeled. The room had a balcony with view of a hotel across the street under construction, but that did not bother us as we’re in Carmel for the great beach! The following morning, the hotel delivered an insulated picnic basket with milk & cereal, small orange juice, banana, bagged small danish, breakfast bar and yogurt. There was also coffee in the lobby. We found this to be a perfectly adequate breakfast, on par with another much more expensive hotel in Carmel we stayed in last September. We ate breakfast on their very pleasant deck. We would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Guest Relations Manager, Other at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea
Responded May 17, 2022
Hi sarah4nil, It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you have rated our hospitality and accommodations so highly! Thank you so much for your compliments on our staff, breakfast and we were able to meet your expectations of cleanliness and service in our hotel. We can't begin to tell you how much we appreciate your review, and we can't wait to serve you again. Thank you very much!
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chrissiehodgson wrote a review Apr 2022
Ash Vale43 contributions17 helpful votes
Good location walking distance to restaurants but a bit run down definitely needs refurbishment. However we did get free breakfast which was ok. There was quite a nice terrace outside and our room did have a balcony but sadly it overlooked a construction site.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Guest Relations Manager, Other at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea
Responded Apr 20, 2022
Dear chrissiehodgson, We appreciate your candid feedback. We are glad to know you found the location of our hotel convenient and enjoyed our hotel's amenities provided. We have shared your feedback with our staff to ensure we continuously work on bettering our services. We will do our best to make sure your next stay with us is completely satisfactory. We look forward to hosting you again in the future!
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Steve Colmar wrote a review Sep 2021
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The management was friendly and helpful. The room was great for the price. The reservation includes a continental breakfast placed in a basket in front of your door early every morning. They don't knock, it's just there! Best of all, the facility is close to everything in Carmel. I would book this hotel again next time I visit the area.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Room Tip: All the rooms are good. I like to be down stairs.
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Response from Guest Relations Manager, Other at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea
Responded Sep 17, 2021
Hi stevecT2444MX, Thank you for your kind comments and 5 star rating! It is heartwarming to hear of how our efforts to give you a great experience, filled with hospitality, comfort, and convenience have been successful. We are also happy to hear that you found the location to be so convenient for your needs. On behalf of our entire staff, we thank you for your business and we hope to see you again when your travels bring you back to the area!
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Antonette A wrote a review Aug 2021
5 contributions1 helpful vote
The place is small but cute and quiet. The room is ok but the bed is big and comfortable. They offer breakfast and is delivered to your room in a cooler. Breakfast includes cereal, pastry, breakfast bar, juice and milk box and a fruit. I liked the idea of delivering breakfast in room, it's safer and convenient to the guests. Location is great, walking distance to stores, galleries and restaurants.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Guest Relations Manager, Other at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea
Responded Aug 22, 2021
767antonettea, Thank you very much for your great review of our hotel! We appreciate your compliments on breakfast service and we take high pride in the peaceful ambiance that we can provide to our guests. We hope to see you stay with us more in the future as we promise to push our services better to provide you the most pleasant stay that you can find. Yes, our hotel is located within short walking distance to the restaurant and stores. We thank you that highlighted our strengths in your review. May you return again soon and feel at home just like the last time!
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Bruce B wrote a review Jul 2021
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Just finishing a two day trip to one of our favorite places in California! Carmel Oaks Inn & Suites, Carmel,California. Take our advice and spend a pleasant few days where the beach, shopping, and great restaurants are a short walk from this cozy Inn. Well maintained property boasts a scenic upper lounging deck, balcony rooms on request, and a very special picnic basket continental breakfast delivered to your door each morning. Managers and staff are very special and accommodating also!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Guest Relations Manager, Other at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea
Responded Jul 25, 2021
Bgbfam, Thank you so much for your kind comments and review regarding your most recent stay with us. We are so glad to hear from you and to learn that we were able to give you a pleasant, comfortable and convenient experience while staying with us near the beach and resto. We look forward to serving you again and giving you another five-star experience.
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suzylightle wrote a review Jul 2021
Colorado Springs, Colorado3 contributions1 helpful vote
Room was very nice and comfortable, looked like a room you would find in a large hotel. Room had many amenities including microwave, coffee maker, etc. The lobby does close at night but there is an after hours number for emergencies and check-in. It was fun to wake-up to a basket of breakfast goodies left outside of our room. Location was amazing, right by the town center and could walk to everything. Very quiet at night. Staff was very accommodating and friendly. We really enjoyed our stay and would recommend this hotel.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Response from Guest Relations Manager, Other at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea
Responded Jul 12, 2021
Hello suzylightle, Thank you very much for your great review of our hotel! We appreciate your compliments and we take high pride in the peaceful ambiance that we can provide to our guests. We hope to see you stay with us more in the future as we promise to push our services better to provide you the most pleasant stay that you can find. We thank you that you highlighted our strengths in your review. May you return again soon and feel comfortable just like the last time!
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Melinda W wrote a review Jul 2021
Lebanon, Tennessee181 contributions27 helpful votes
We had a wonderful stay at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea. We only stayed for one night, but would have happily stayed longer in this charming motel if we had more time. The breakfast in the picnic basket was a wonderful touch and very appreciated :-) We gladly recommend this cute place to anyone who asked for a great place to stay in Carmel By the Sea :-)
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Response from Guest Relations Manager, Other at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea
Responded Jul 9, 2021
Hello Melinda W, Thank you so much for your feedback and kind words regarding the five-star service and accommodations that you received during your most recent stay with us! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the accommodations and service to be satisfactory. It is great to hear that you enjoyed our to-go breakfast basket as well; and we are looking forward to your next visit to the area!
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Jorge G wrote a review Jul 2021
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We stayed there only for a night, and i would have loved staying for 3 or 4. The place was clean, comfortable and cheap. Amazing value for the price. The people working there were amazingly kind. They even leave you breakfast in a basket at you door every morning to avoid contact (because of covid). Amazing experience, would go back in a heartbeat.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled
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Responded Jul 5, 2021
Jorgeghc, Thank you for leaving your five-star rating of our hotel. It is very rewarding to hear your perspective of our hotel and we appreciate that you have acknowledged our efforts to provide a clean, comfortable, and hospitable experience. Thank you for appreciating our to-go breakfast. Our management is always happy to serve you and we can't wait to see you again!
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Janet M wrote a review Jul 2021
Los Angeles, California31 contributions11 helpful votes
Had a lovely stay. Room was quite large. Breakfast was abundant. Good location. Excellent value. Parking was easy and free. Close to all restaurants and stores. Internet not fast, I suggest using your hot spot.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Response from Guest Relations Manager, Other at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea
Responded Jul 2, 2021
Hello millerontap, We can't thank you enough for your five-star rating of our hotel. It is so rewarding to hear that we were able to provide a comfortable and convenient experience while staying with us near restaurants and stores. We also appreciate your feedback regarding the wifi as this will help us to continue to improve upon the guest experience. We look forward to serving you again!
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PRICE RANGE
$164 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesCaliforniaMonterey CountyCarmel
NUMBER OF ROOMS
17
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Frequently Asked Questions about Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea
Which popular attractions are close to Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea?
Nearby attractions include The Cheese Shop (0.2 miles), Ocean Avenue (0.1 miles), and A.W. Shucks Cocktail & Oyster Bar (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea?
Conveniently located restaurants include Flying Fish Grill, Dametra Cafe, and Treehouse Cafe.
Is Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Carmel.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea?
Many travelers enjoy visiting San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission (1.0 miles), Tor House (1.2 miles), and Cannery Row (4.2 miles).
Is Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.