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Carmel Wayfarer Inn

4th Avenue & Mission Street, PO Box 1896, Carmel, CA 93921
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

I've come to Carmel many times and this was by far the WORST experience. Very little parking. Front staff extremely rude and hostile (her name was Dayann I believe). False advertising- On their own website it stated afternoon wine and cheese, when we got there they denied that their website included that (picture of website attached). Continental breakfast was very... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

On our road trip from San Francisco to San Diego we stayed in 4 different motels (one night in each) and this one by far was the worse. Two good things: (i) location (about 10min walk to the beach) and (ii) room size (the place was very spacious). The bad things: (i) the parking space was super small (ii) the... More 

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Corona del Mar, California
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133 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Older, but unique and charming centrally located in the village at reasonable rates. It has nice rooms and a pleasant patio. We were in the upper level which was quiet and just what we needed for a stay in Carmel.

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Bayside, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I booked the two-room "family suite" for me and my niece and nephew and paid a premium through booking.com for what I can only describe as a place better suited for a solo traveler with two German shepherds. Carpets were stained. Blankets had little bite holes in them. The second room was a converted closet with a trundle bed and... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

I booked through a hotel travel site for what seemed like a great rate - $109... cant beat it right??? Was charged 194.99!!! What are the charges you ask? Well apparently I was charged a pet fee I was never told about prior to coming (when I called and asked directly if they have a pet fee)... owner claims he... More 

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Modesto, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

We are the kind of people that are easily pleased and are never looking for luxury or five star treatment, however we do expect the bare minimum when it comes to cleanliness. Wayfarer Inn should be shut down until all rooms are cleaned and updated to a standard worthy of Carmel. Although the charm of the exterior and the courtyard... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

We spent one night here. The pluses....outside patio is nice, the wine (red and white) at free happy hour was good and you could have seconds; free wifi, continental breakfast was okay, gas fire place in rooms was nice and easy to control, TV was adequate size, hot shower, very good location!. The room was clean but as others have... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

My wife and I were on a pre-cruise exploration of the Pacific coast from San Francisco to San Simeon. Our first stop was in Carmel and my wife found the Wayfarer Inn for one night. The prices in Carmel are quite high but this is a touristy town. The Wayfarer was at the lower end of the high prices so... More 

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Paris, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

It's ok for 1 night with kids. Rooms are not really clean. Beer caps under the beds. It could be so much better. Well located. They should invest to revamp the hotel. In the room with 1 large bed and 2 small beds, there is no curtains and kids wake up very early. There is a light outside, it's even... More 

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Red Hill, Australia
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Don't stay here. It is a disappointment. Looks good in the pictures BUT..... The carpets are worn, the sheets are threadbare. For $250.00 plus I expect a decent glass to drink from in the room, not to have to go down to reception for a polystyrene cup. I expect a decent flat screen TV, not a museum piece CRT. Tired... More 

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