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Sunnyvale, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The inn is conveniently located a block away from the heart of downtown, although it was a little difficult to find at first as we arrived late at night and there were no street lights and no property numbers, just "cross-street names". We looped around the block a couple of times before finally spotting this place. The inn itself is... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Stayed at this hotel for an extended weekend with my husband and two children. It was clean and comfortable. The location can't be beat, it is just steps from great restaurants, shops and galleries. It is exactly what we expected for the money we were paying. The little breakfast baskets in the morning were fine to get us fueled in... More 

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carmeloaks, Manager at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review

We're glad that you've enjoyed your stay and we want to thank you for your review. More 

Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

The hotel itself is a bit outdated, but it is very clean, safe and quiet. The room very large with plenty of space and the bathroom was clean with an ample shower. The location cannot be beat. It is right in downtown Carmel, walking distance to everything. We parked the car and didn't have to move it until we left.... More 

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carmeloaks, Manager at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review

We're glad that you've enjoyed your stay and we want to thank you for your review. More 

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

We got a great deal on hotwire so this is one of those "you get what you pay for" experiences. The hotel is located on a "corner" with no real address so get good directions because your GPS won't be able to find it. It's walking distance to great shops and art galleries. Small town feel. Good for walking around... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

I booked two rooms for a three night stay over the holidays, one queen and one king. Without a doubt, and as many previous reviewers have already commented, the establishment is dated and the property is not bashful of showing its dated details. Just look at the property sign near the entrance to the parking lot - it's missing letters!... More 

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Oakland, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

GOOD LOCATION BUT NOT WORTH THE PRICE If location and price are both essential Clarion (aka Carmel Oaks) is well situated in downtown Carmel, close to the ocean. Prices are not budget although the hotel condition is. Lowest price rooms are about $90-100/night and for weekends $140-150 plus Carmel’s hefty 12%. Based on our two experiences at Clarion, we suggest... More 

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ciasca, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for your concern and staying with us. Our suites are larger rooms and of course those rooms has TV by the sitting area. Our all rooms do have refrigerator but microwave is available at the club house area. Some rooms do have microwave and the guest can specifically request accordingly. Our hotel hours has always been from 8... More 

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los angeles, ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

We stayed here for our second time last weekend since we were in Carmel for a friend's wedding. The first time was a one night stint as part of a road trip from Ventura county to Nor Cal. In general Carmel is super cute and full of great restaurants and shopping (actual shopping or just the window varietal), Most places... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

My husband and I found ourselves here later one night (10pm-ish). We had intended to stay in Big Sur, but amateur travelers that we are, we didn't think EVERYTHING would be booked on a Sunday night in October. So we kept driving to Carmel and sought lodging counsel from our GPS. We called Clarion's 800# and got one of the... More 

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Suisun City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Booked a room here for a last minute weekend get away. Honestly I was a little nervous after reading some of the reviews and seeing some of the pictures. But, they had rooms and a good price. After arriving, all of my concerns quickly went away. Staff at check in was welcoming and quick. The room was clean and you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Initially we were looking to book one of the higher priced hotels/B&B's in Carmel but decided for the price we really wouldn't be making enough use of the room as we would be out and about so we opted for the cheapest option which was the Clarion Carmel (£50). I expected to find a slightly run down, musty smoke smelling... More 

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ciasca, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Clarion Carmel Oaks Inn for your recent stay in CITY. We have read your comments about the hotel and we greatly appreciate that you took the time to write them, as our guests’ satisfaction is our main priority. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest. We would like to take this opportunity to... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Additional Information about Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea

Address: NE 5th & Mission, Carmel, CA 93921
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range: $101 - $349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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