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Hidden Valley Inn

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a very quiet and comfy place to stay for a couple of days. Excellent breakfast, great location and really comfy bed! The room was basic, but very clean, the pool area was nice. The downside would be that as there is no air-con, it would get really hot in the summer. The hotel is outdated, but actually retro!...

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Innkeeper102, General Manager at Hidden Valley Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your enlightening review. We will be thrilled to see you again also. The next time you come through you will see some major changes. Have a great day. Regards Denise

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location to stay for day trips to Big Sur, Carmel, Monterey. Close to great hiking and wineries. Very quiet. Well kept, flowering grounds with a pool. Room 23 on 2nd floor is clean and cozy and very comfortable. Had homemade waffles and coffee for breakfast- all included. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

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Innkeeper102, General Manager at Hidden Valley Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is reviews like yours that inspire the staff to continue performing their tasks with pride. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Denise

Simi Valley, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented three rooms. All had patio/pool access and all were clean and the gardens were lush, green and well groomed. Pleasant staff. Walking distance to the quaint little Carmel Valley Village with good eats and several wine tasting venues. Only complaint: bathrooms are outdated and it was impossible to regulate water temp in all three showers.

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Innkeeper102, General Manager at Hidden Valley Inn, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, It was a pleasure having you and your family and friends with us. I am so sorry that you are having issues with regulating the water temperature in the showers. I will look into it right away. The hotel is under new ownership and is going through major renovations as time and availability allows and hopefully by...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

DON'T DO IT!!!! We stayed here 2 nights. The first morning we woke up to two German shepards barking and playing with a miniature pony under the bedroom window in the neighbor's yard (at least entertaining!) The next morning (8am) was giant tree trimming trees trucks and loud men outside the room. The neighbors have a tree trimming business and...

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Innkeeper102, General Manager at Hidden Valley Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am so sorry that you had a bad experience. We are looking into insulating to reduce the noise and moving the upstairs back patio to the front of the building so that you will have a beautiful view of the courtyard. At the time that you came we were in the process of painting the exterior of...

Reviewed March 22, 2017

The accommodation is laughable. What looks good in the photos doesn't look so good in reality. If you built yourself a holiday cabin and you had never built anything before this is what you'd end up with. There is some sort of light industry next door. If you limit your gaze to about 30 degrees out of 360 then the...

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Innkeeper102, General Manager at Hidden Valley Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am so sorry that you had a bad experience, we are in the process of taking care of some of the issues you brought up. The business is under new ownership and is being upgraded. I hope that when the renovations are complete that you will please give us another chance. I think at that time you...

Menlo Park, California
Reviewed March 16, 2017

We spent the day meandering through the tasting rooms and galleries in the little downtown area of Carmel Valley and decided to stay overnight. The Country Garden Inn had vacancies so we decided to give it a shot! We are SO glad we did! This property has been updated from an older one but has plenty of charm, excellent cute,...

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Innkeeper102, General Manager at Hidden Valley Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your uplifting review. We do appreciate it and would love to have you back. Until next time. Regards Denise

Villa Rica, GA
Reviewed March 15, 2017

We booked a room on-line and were unsure what to expect. The property is a bit dated, but it is very well maintained and located in a beautiful setting. Our room was spotlessly clean and comfortable, and we slept very well during the night. This is a great location for exploring the peninsula. The breakfast was great as well. We...

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Innkeeper102, General Manager at Hidden Valley Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We are in the process of repainting the exterior and changing the landscaping and a new sign. I think you will be pleasantly surprised the next time you come through. Thank you so much for your review. Until next time. Regards Denise

Los Altos, CA
Reviewed January 17, 2017

My expectations for this inn were high after seeing the reviews and the pictures. I was expecting something cute and quaint. The lodging building is just a charmless 1960's era motel. The room furnishings are new, and the room seemed clean enough. But the bath, windows, etc. are all very dated and tired. I reviewed the pictures on the inn...

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Innkeeper102, General Manager at Hidden Valley Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, So sorry we did not meet your expectations. Hopefully by the time you return your expectations will be met. We are in the process of making some drastic changes, starting with new ownership. Regards Denise

Reviewed January 7, 2017

A quick weekend getaway to Carmel Valley brought us to this spot. The location is wonderfully tucked away in the heart of Carmel Valley. The rooms are a short trip down a hill from the office, and provides a very private retreat. The rooms are nicely sized with high ceilings. The decor is a little dated, but I believe there...

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Innkeeper102, General Manager at Hidden Valley Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review. Regards Denise

Reviewed December 21, 2016

What a wonderful place. The staff was terrific. They have a lovely room for breakfast and I was getting food to bring back to the room. The staff brought me a basket, paper cups with lids and everything I needed. The room was super quiet, roomy and clean with a pretty view of the gardens and pool. I saw much...

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Innkeeper102, General Manager at Hidden Valley Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We will be awaiting your return. Regards Denise

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
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Additional Information about Hidden Valley Inn

Address: 102 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9573 (Formerly Country Garden Inns)
Location: United States > California > Carmel Valley
Price Range: $142 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hidden Valley Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Country Garden Inns Hotel Carmel Valley
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“Get a room looking onto the pool”
sophiecdiamond, 6 days ago | Read review
“One on the first floor that has patio/pool access”
anj9895, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Any room but "21" which overlooks the tree trimming business with dogs and a miniature horse. .”
63kathyf, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“great option to the spendy resorts”
617molly, Mar 16, 2017 | Read review
“Verify A/C in unit especially during hotter months and especially if upstairs.”
586garym, Sep 20, 2016 | Read review
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