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Carter House Inns

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The inns are based in wonderful historic buildings (make sure you check out the Old Town for more examples - it's easy to drive through Eureka without seeing the amazing architecture) - although the lift was a little musty smelling. We stayed in the main building - hors d'hoeuvres were on offer when we checked in and there was a... More 

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Thank Jo_Holt
reviewer8062, General Manager at Carter House Inns, responded to this review

Hi Jo_Holt, Thank you so much for the review, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed the service from our staff members and the amenities . I am sorry that you did not find all of the accommodations to be five stars but we are glad to hear that you had an overall good stay. More 

Canberra
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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This hotel is so beautiful! The people on reception are friendly and welcoming and kind and thoughtful! You are treated as though you are close family! The rooms that we had were just superb - really clean and spacious, delightfully old fashioned and wonderfully luxurious!! I don't think that I have ever stayed in a better hotel. The dining area... More 

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Longview, Washington
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56 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We don't live in the area and traveled a great ways anticipating a recreation of our two previous exceptional experiences, however, this time around they have changed their menu. In a nut shell, extremely dissapointed. Don't get me wrong. The food was better than some restaurants in which we have dined where prices were double. The problem was that the... More 

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reviewer8062, Front Desk Associate at Carter House Inns, responded to this review

Hello betweentwoworlds, I am sorry to hear the you were disappointed with the change in menu. We are glad to hear that your only complaint was too much food though. We will let Michael know of your kind words, he does an excellent job Managing and his food service skills are up there with the best. We hope that you... More 

Oceanside, California
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Carter House for five nights. Beautiful property in Old Town. Our experience from check in to check-out was first class. Everyone was very helpful and went out of their way to accommodate our needs (only issue we had was with a staff member coming into our room without knocking which could have been embarrassing). We stayed in... More 

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Thank Michael W
reviewer8062, General Manager at Carter House Inns, responded to this review

Hi Michael W, Thank you so much for the excellent review. We are sorry to hear that there were a few bumps in the road, but we are glad to hear that your overall experience was 5 stars. As for the yogurt situation, I will talk to the chef and make sure that we are serving what is listed as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was extremely friendly and welcoming and the room was wonderfully clean & comfortable. They also treat their visitors to a number of complimentary treats aside from their delicious breakfast like free glass of wine , cookies/baked goods , & tea.

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Thank Ann K
reviewer8062, General Manager at Carter House Inns, responded to this review

Dear Ann K, Thank you so much for the review and we are happy to hear about your five star experience. We are glad that you enjoyed all of the extras as we try our very best to stand out from the competition and be a truly unique inn. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Chicago, IL
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very good overnight stay at the Carter House Inns. It was a perfect last night on our West Coast trip. The staff is very cordial and the rooms are very clean and inviting. Unfortunately the dining room could not accomodate us but the staff made an area reservation that was great. We had a delightful breakfast before... More 

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Thank Thomas R
reviewer8062, General Manager at Carter House Inns, responded to this review

Hello Thomas R, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that breakfast was good as well. We are sorry to hear that you did not get the chance to dine in our Restaurant but I assure it in itself is worth the trip back. So we hope to see you again in the future and until... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our stay. The staff are 10 out of 10. The rooms are impeccable. My wife and I were just disappointed in the city (really sorry to admit this); this is sad to say but IF you are planning a trip and must stay in Eureka, this is as nice a place to stay as I can imagine. If... More 

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reviewer8062, General Manager at Carter House Inns, responded to this review

Hi Stu M, We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our staff and our property. We are sorry to hear that you did not find Eureka to be a delightful town, but we understand. We hope that you may come and visit us again soon. More 

Placentia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff, helpful, the 301 restaurant on the 1st floor of the Carter House Inn was very accomodating, even provided gluten free bread for breakfast. Clean and nicely decorated a pleasant place to stay. We will be back !

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reviewer8062, General Manager at Carter House Inns, responded to this review

Hi Nancy, We are so glad that your experience was five stars! We are glad to hear that you will be back and we are looking forward to when that time comes. More 

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58 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had two nights in the Bell Cottage so my comments are based on that, not the main unit. Nice enough old building that is interesting historically/architecturally. With such a structure every room is likely different and not necessarily designed to be a hotel room. Ours was a little small. The bathroom was sizable enough though our shower/ tub was... More 

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Thank Mylze2Go
reviewer8062, General Manager at Carter House Inns, responded to this review

Hello Mylze2go, I am sorry that your experience was not 5 stars. You are correct in the fact that all of those rooms are quite different than the rest of our rooms. We apologize that the shower heads are not tall enough, I understand being 6' tall myself. I do hope that you come and give us another chance and... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One night stay in this pretty location... Really nice lobby and building great food... BUT-. Very very noisy... Could hear very word from corridor and the rooms adjacent ... Every bathroom used... Bed uncomfortable.... Road sounds... Not a peaceful sleep...

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reviewer8062, General Manager at Carter House Inns, responded to this review

Hi amiralow, Thank you for the review, I am sorry to hear that you did not have a peaceful night sleep due to all of the noise pollution. We are glad that you had an overall enjoyable stay though and we hope that you come and stay with us again soon. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Northern California's premier inn is an enclave of four magnificent Victorians perched alongside Humboldt Bay in Old Town, Eureka. The luxurious accommodations at Carter House Inns and the sumptuous dining at its Restaurant 301 (considered among Northern California's best restaurants) set and indulgent tone for a marvelous visit to the giant redwood forests, rugged Pacific beaches and the other wonders of Northern California's Redwood Coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carter House Inns

Address: 301 L St, Eureka, CA 95501-0571
Location: United States > California > Humboldt County > Eureka
Price Range: $208 - $429 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Carter House Inns 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Carter House Inns Hotel Eureka
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#1 Family Hotel in Eureka
#2 Romantic Hotel in Eureka
#3 Business Hotel in Eureka
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