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San Francisco, California
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64 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's located in the center of Carmel, which is safe and convenient. That's the ONLY reason to stay here and the owner's clearly know it. This hotel seems fill up when the others are sold out. The hotel is about 100 years old according to the front desk employee, and that's the excuse for the extremely poor quality of the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Inn met (not exceeded) our basic needs. We called twice for a price and somehow the rate dropped by $20 within 20 minutes. Room was spacious for our family of 4 and breakfast was good. Accommodations very antiquated (TV from the 70's) and WiFi was poor. Location was great -- easy walk to town, shops and the beach. Staff... More 

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LosGatos
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Admittedly booked 48 hours ahead of staying in Carmel but $300 is excessive for a 2 star (at best) hotel. We arrived around 9:30pm and collected key from the reception/dining area door. The room did have a direct outside door to the street which was good because we took our dog but the room was very outdated - 20 year... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

I was slightly anxious after reading the reviews but they are unfounded. It is really close to town, maybe 3 tiny blocks. The rooms are simple, a little tired, but clean and that is all we wanted for one night. So much on this coast is over priced so this was refreshing. As the check in man said, this is... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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315 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

On the edge of this quant town, is this very comfortable quiet Inn. The rooms are private, spacious and airy and we had a sea view. There is a very basic continental breakfast included, that will see you through to at least lunchtime and the staff always have a friendly smile and are happy to give advice. Clint Eastwood's old... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Pure robbery! The place is so old and uncomfortable. No amenities at all. A bed and toilet for over $200 US. It should be closed down. Carmel is way too nice for a hotel like that. Rooms look like they went garage shopping. Honestly....we've travelled but this is the worst 😔. So disappointing for Carmel.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Our room only had one opening window that opened on to walkway outside, Windows barely opened and had shutters fitted inside not allowing any cool air into room and were useless at blocking light in to room at night Add to this no air conditioning it made for a very uncomfortable nights sleep. I would not want to stay here... More 

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Margate City, New Jersey
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58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We spent one night here and loved it! John at the front desk was very friendly and gave us recommendations in where to eat that night. The patio is beautiful with flowers. We were in the second floor in the back-nice and quiet. The room was older but clean. The location of the inn to the town is unbeatable!

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Thank Marissa E
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

The facility is not a nice place and the room is not that clean. When I tried to call the lobby to ask my relatives, the lady has a very bad attitude and didn't provide any useful info to me. We have a poor experiences when staying there. won't recommend this hotel to anyone...

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Taarnby, Denmark
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91 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The Hotel is located downtown Carmel. Private parking available at the Hotel site. Nice courtyard with beautiful flowers and an outside fireplace surrounded with tables and theirs. Welcomed by friendly staff "John". The room was great with a nice King bed. Our room was on the second floor, and I do not think there was an elevator. Will absolutely stay... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
English styled country Inn with rooms and suites, ocean views, garden and patio; quiet area three blocks from the village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carmel Wayfarer Inn

Address: 4th Avenue & Mission Street, PO Box 1896, Carmel, CA 93921
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range: $130 - $831 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Carmel Wayfarer Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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