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Pacific Grove, California
Reviewed May 4, 2011

My wife and I recently stayed in the Garrett Loft room and upon entering our first reaction was "Wow"! The room was exquisitely decorated in a beachy/cottage decor and it was immediately clear that the proprietors took great care to get the details right; from the decanter of Port Wine, to the hand distressed shutters, to the stained glass windows,...

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Mountain View, California
Reviewed March 31, 2011

My wife and I spent three days in Carmel for Valentine's Day and had an amazing time. Forest Lodge is a group of 3 or 4 houses right in the beginning of Ocean Avenue in downtown Carmel, that is associated to Lamplighter Inn a few blocks down. We stayed in the Garret Loft, a spacious two-room suite in the second...

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Los Altos, California
Reviewed March 9, 2011

Having had great experiences at Forest Lodge twice before, we were absolutely delighted to be able to reserve the entire premises for my birthday celebration. Melissa gave great advice for figuring out who should stay in which rooms (Dali and Westin are connected, as are Ocean Ave and Garden House), and she also made a great recommendation for my birthday...

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Half Moon Bay, California
Reviewed March 2, 2011

you have to know that I'm High Maintenance (that's what others say.I say I'm specific). I've traveled for business a lot. I don't give a five star easily. This however was for fun. The cottages/rooms where beautiful, clean, pretty and warm. You have a fire place and their is sherry waiting for you to sip. Our room had a microwave,...

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed February 28, 2011

I highly enjoyed our stay at Forest Lodge hotel. We stayed there only for one night on our way from SF down south, but it was great and unforgettable experience. We got very romantic room with fireplace!!! Wow! The place was clean and comfortable. The only improvement I could imagine was a little bit more noise isolation between rooms;) The...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed February 23, 2011

Second "bedroom" had no door, or a drape for privacy. Space heater in same room had no instructions and friend froze, up all night. Power went out when microwave used, took over 1/2 to fix. Had to walk south on Ocean over 6 blocks to get promised continental breakfast. Why bother? Looks on internet are deceiving. Perceived living room was...

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backincarmel, Owner at Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Again, as I did that morning, let me apologize for not having instructions about the space heater. I do know how frustrating it is when traveling and not being able to figure out how things work. The very day I saw you, I purchased a new heater that will be a little more simplified for future guests. As far as...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed January 26, 2011

My boyfriend and I went to Carmel for the 1st time adn stayed at the LampLighter Inn in Carmel- as we approached, we both thought "how can anyone stay anyone but the LampLighter Inn?" It was the most beautiful hotel we saw in Carmel- because it wasn't quite a hotel. It was an intimate cottage yet provided more than a...

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San Francisco
Reviewed January 1, 2011

Let me start out by saying that this review is not meant as sour grapes nor do I know anyone personally from this lodge, however I will say that the entire process of reservation through practically immediate checkout upon arrival was an extremely poor, subpar, and a downright frustrating experience. We made this reservation a number of months ago. We...

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backincarmel, Owner at Forest Lodge, responded to this review

I want to say that I am sorry for taking so long to respond to this review. I just wasn't sure how to respond. I use these reviews as a tool to make a better property. If a switch is broken, or a hook needed, maybe even a larger TV is what the room calls for. These things I can...

Marina, CA
Reviewed November 11, 2010

What a perfect little getaway. Wow, I had never expected this place to be so nice. I had stayed at one of their sister hotels, the Lamp Lighter Inn, which was pretty awsome, but the Forest Lodge was amazing. When checking in, we were greeted by a lovely woman where she welcomed with a smile and breakfast basket of yogurt...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed November 7, 2010

I rolled down the hill and saw the town unfold before me, I looked to my left and there it was. The Forest Lodge is a grouping of quaint cottages with bright red doors under the trees. From the time I parked outside my cottage and saw the garden, I fell in love. Inside the "Einstein Cottage" is a darling...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An old lodge with a new begining. The lodge is located downtown Carmel on Ocean Ave. A unique Inn recently remodeled using local materials and as much reclaimed product as we could. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forest Lodge

Address: Corner of Ocean Ave & Junipero, Carmel, CA 93921
Location: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $212 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“If you want to be on Ocean Ave in Carmel, this or the Lamp Lighter is a great choice”
 of 5 bubbles ShawnS599, Apr 22, 2016 | Read review
“Web site is really good for details on the variety of accommodation available”
 of 5 bubbles amvAberdeen, Oct 23, 2015 | Read review
“If you are handicapped be sure to let them know. Both Weston and Dali were easily accessible for me with a cane.”
 of 5 bubbles travelingGibson, Aug 30, 2015 | Read review
“Unerstand it is close to roads, but quiets down at night.”
 of 5 bubbles toddp557, Jan 17, 2015 | Read review
“I would think any of the rooms/suites at Forest Lodge would be enjoyed! Ours had a separate bedroom, huge living room/kitchenette and huge bathroom. I think most of the others are one room, but all looked wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles dlmaiocca, Jan 7, 2015 | Read review
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