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Menlo Park, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed in many of the north of Ocean small hotels in Carmel. This one stacks up in the middle. We were in room 26, which is a nice large 2nd floor king on a corner surrounded by trees. It does not have any views, but this is not unusual for these in-town small hotels. It has vaulted ceilings... More 

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Sacramento, California
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9 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Free parking at a hotel is what I look for because that's necessary in such towns as well as clean rooms and great customer service. The bed in the Queen's guest room was very comfy and the sheets crispy clean. I wish I had gotten a double bed but I was trying to get an inexpensive deal for the weekend.... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had booked one night on our tour along the PCH. Loved the town/area so much we stayed a second night and forfeited part of our next nights hotel charge...:( Location is awesome as it's right in the middle of town; an easy walk to everything you need. Rates were reasonable for Carmel. The 2 rooms that our two couples had... More 

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lodge is well situated in town with the beach at the end of the street. In general, Carmel is an expensive town to stay in. That said, the Carmel Lodge was just adequate. The room was small and uncomfortable to move around in. The bathroom was so outdated that I didn't want to use the shower. It's a two... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been staying here for years, it's a little old and frumpy. No way to charge your phone, but very pleasant and comfortable. Great downtown location. Blazing fast wifi! Excellent parking and very close to downtown and suburb restaurants.

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Basic and clean hotel. The room was big enough, the bathroom is small but it was clean. There is free parking and wifi. The service was very friendly. They bring you a small breakfast (coffee or tea, juice and a pastry) to the room. For one night is more than enough. The village is cute with small shops.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Chose this hotel as the price was reasonable and we were only staying in Carmel for a couple of nights before moving on since we were on our honeymoon trip. Had no issues locating the hotel as its located right in the centre of Carmel and literally a 2 min walk to the main high street and a 10 minute... More 

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Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

The Carmel Lodge was just the perfect place for a quick nite in Carmel. From the friendly welcoming staff to the uber comfy bed to the complimentary room service of coffee and lite breakfast-- oh and the price wasn't too shabby either-- we loved our stay. The location allowed us to use limited time efficiently as well! Highly suggest!!

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Henfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2016

An average motel style hotel in a very expensive 'Village' The room was good and bed comfortable however no fridge, coffee/tea maker or microwave. Breakfast is bought to the room, you select the time and was pastries, one each, fresh orange juice, tea or coffee in paper cups and fresh fruit, our fruit was fresh strawberries. So OK for us... More 

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Coronado, California
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Reviewed September 29, 2016

We arrived at the Lodge to find out there wasn't any air conditioning! We thought that most hotels have air. You have to read their amenities very closely online,it was our mistake not noticing this.It was a hot day,and I have breathing problems,so I need to have air. There was a broken down fan in the closet,and if you open... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carmel Lodge has 38 guest rooms, is conveniently located in downtown Carmel- by-the-Sea and is just steps from famed Ocean Avenue's fabulous restaurants, art galleries and boutique shopping. Carmel Lodge offers their guests complimentary parking in the private lot, complimentary continental breakfast served to the room, and complimentary WiFi. The inn is only a half-mile from the white sands of Carmel Beach where the water is crisp and cool and the beach is clean and beautiful, and dogs can frolic off-leash. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carmel Lodge

Address: San Carlos at 5th Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921-0951
Location: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $128 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Carmel Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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“Room 26 or 28”
 of 5 bubbles 665peters665, 4 days ago | Read review
“I liked room 19 because it's on a corner. I didn't hear any other customers from the other side. Small room though. 1-2 people.”
 of 5 bubbles Priscilla_4u, 5 days ago | Read review
“Get the bottom floor if you have mobility issues, or at least ask if there is access to upper floor. Might be and I didn't see it.”
 of 5 bubbles Wanger39, 1 week ago | Read review
“Second floor rooms possibly better but a very quiet area.”
 of 5 bubbles martinphudson, Sep 30, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor are much more accessible. Older couples would probably not enjoy upper floor stays.”
 of 5 bubbles davidwP491JJ, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
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