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Wayside Inn

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Los Gatos, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

The staff at Wayside Inn are incredibly friendly, courteous and thorough in their service - from the call to book to the check-in staff to the breakfast delivery. Excellent service. The Inn is well maintained and has that charm you're expecing from Carmel. The rooms are spacious - huge living room with fireplace and a king size bed and a... More 

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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for your recent stay with us. We offer a variety of room types, and it sounds like you had the perfect suite for your girls’ getaway. Carmel is known for being very dog friendly, however we have found many guests such as yourselves prefer our pet and smoke free accommodations in order to avoid... More 

New York, NY
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Wayside Inn was great! A nice modern take on a B&B with big rooms and breakfast delivered to your room. Arrived late and got upgraded to a beautiful room with a fireplace. The room was so comfortable we did not want to leave the next morning and got an extended check out from Tanya, who also made a great dinner... More 

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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have often been told by our guests that they are having such a relaxing time at our property and Carmel that they simply do not want to leave! It sounds like you had such an experience and we are very happy you enjoyed your accommodations and our breakfast service. I will be sure to... More 

Atascadero, CA
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I did a ton of research to find an excellent Carmel downtown hotel and the Wayside Inn ended up being just perfect. The location couldn't be better in terms of walking downtown. The room we had was very spacious. The bed was soooo cozy and soft. I also appreciated that the grounds were immaculate, and other than a little noise... More 

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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for your recent stay with us. We receive a lot of positive feedback about our upgraded bedding package, and we are glad you found them comfortable. I hope we will see you again the next time you are visiting Carmel. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

We had the most amazing time at the Wayside Inn! This Inn has everything you need for a lovely stay in Carmel. The room was spacious, comfortable and clean. The location is perfect for dinning and shopping. We will definitely be returning!

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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our location gives our guests the opportunity to make the most of their time in Carmel, and it sounds like you had a great time. We are glad you enjoyed your accommodations and we look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in the area! More 

Northern California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We stayed here for a couple of nights. Inn looked pretty and was in a good location close to Ocean with parking. While unpacking I noticed my daughter's feet (she is 3 and likes to go barefoot) were getting dirtier and dirtier. So were her pants. Within an hour of being in the room she was so filthy that I... More 

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mwats, General Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

We contacted this guest via TripAdvisor, and I was able to speak with her over the telephone. It was a challenging conversation. I explained that both the Inn Manager and I personally inspected the room after she checked-out, and my observations, and the testing we performed, did not reveal any indication of the carpet being dirty, or the possible source... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

This is our second time at the Wayside Inn. My rating of 3 is truly more like a 3.75. The quaintness, location, size of rooms, and amenities are hard to beat. But, I do feel the inn needs a refresh to be brought to the level of 4 to 5 inn. The inn is cozy, and has large suite rooms... More 

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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for returning to our property for your recent visit to Carmel. We are always glad to hear from repeat guests and from time to time we are even visited by guests that have been coming for so long they have decades’ worth of stories about Carmel. However, we do understand that this rich history... More 

Carmichael, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

One block from Ocean Ave, this location can't be beat. But what makes the Wayside truly special is the high quality of room, service, and breakfast (delivered to the room). We stayed in a suite with a lovely fireplace and full kitchen (although the variety of dining options in Carmel make the kitchen less useful than in other places). From... More 

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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Hi George, Thank you for your review and for your recent stay with us. Our location right next to all the restaurants in the downtown area definitely gives our guests the opportunity to try out many of the great dining options. We are very happy you enjoyed everything about our property and staff. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights for a family getaway. Gilberto in service gave us excellent service and was very attentive. Rooms are comfortable, clean and cozy with patio and romantic fireplace. Would recommend for anyone staying in the area. Close to shops, beach and very easy to get in and out of ! Loved, loved , loved it!!

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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you and your family were able to join us during your time in Carmel. We strive to provide superlative service to our guests and I will be sure to pass along your kind words to Gilberto. We hope you will join us the next time you are in the area. More 

San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

The biggest positive about the Wayside is that it is one of the few places in Carmel, let alone downtown that doesn't have a 2 night minimum on the weekends! Being only a little over an hour from Carmel it is nice to just get away for the weekend without having to spend $300 to stay Friday night bc of... More 

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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for your recent stay with us. We understand that it can sometimes be difficult for travelers to get away for two nights and from time to time we are able to offer one night stays on the weekend. The Premium Guestroom you stayed in was recently renovated, and we are very happy you were... More 

Calgary, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Our first time at Wayside, 4th time in Carmel which we love. The location of this Inn is fabulous - walking distance to shops and beach, but just off main streets so feels less busy. Breakfasts were really nice & fresh. Front desk staff and cleaning staff super friendly. We had a suite - was as nice as the photos... More 

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Juan R, Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your time at our property and in Carmel. Our property has a rich and celebrated history and some parts of the building do show their age with a little noise from guests on the second level. We do encourage all of our guests to be a little more mindful during... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the forest just across from Carmel's premier shopping plaza, the Wayside Inn reflects the charm of the quintessential Carmel cottage. Offering 22 guest rooms and suites, special amenities may include spa tubs, full kitchens, fireplaces, and large balconies overlooking the quaint village of Carmel. Complimentary continental breakfast is delivered to your door each morning with the daily newspaper and freshly baked cookies are always available in the lobby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wayside Inn

Address: 7th & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93921
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range: $205 - $359 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wayside Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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