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“Super Choice” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Candle Light Inn
Ranked #10 of 26 Carmel B&B and Inns
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nottingham england
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“Super Choice”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2005

Stayed at the Candlelight 14th March 05.
Glad we did!
Although only a small hotel, the rooms were more than adequate, tastefully decorated and very quiet.
Nice touch was the picnic basket continental breakfast, left outside our room at 7am.
The hotel has a nice plunge pool discreetly concealed for privacy.
Great location and excellent value.
With regard to Carmel..... A dream location.

Ernie Roberts


  • Stayed January 2005
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2004

I have always heard of Carmel California and how beautiful it was since I was young. So, I decided to see for myself. My daughter and I arrived in San Francisco and drove down to Carmel and fell in love with the town!!!! We drove the "17 mile" dirve to Montrey, wich was absolutely beautiful!!! We also took the coast line drive to Big Sur, which agian was awsome!!!! I cannot stress enough how wonderful a trip this was!!!!! Our stay in the Candlelight Inn was great! But again I don't think anyplace would be "bad" in Carmel. We had planned to spend one day in San Francisco and then fly out. My daughter and I were so in love with Carmel that we changed our plans and stayed another night and flew out of San Jose. We only stayed 4 days and do hope to come back soon. It was absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!! This is a trip that I highly recommend and can't wait to go back!!!

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Colts Neck, NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2004

This place is in the heart of Carmel, an easy walk to all shops, restaurants and the beach. It is pleasantly decorated and rooms are quite spacious. For a little more money you can get a fireplace and jacuzzi tub (which were nice). There is also a communal hot tub on the property, but you have to be an early bird as it closes at 9 p.m. As we were traveling with 2 teenagers, we had dinner at the Forge in the Forest. The food was good, but we really enjoyed the ambiance as it was CA patio dining with heater lamps. The breakfast hamper was placed outside our door around 7:30 and contained cereal, muffins, bananas and juice. We had a coffee machine in the room. I recommend this hotel to anyone planning a visit to the Carmel area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2004

I stayed at the Candle Light Inn in October of 2003. It was a lovely room with charming decor on a very quiet side street. Each morning a basket is delivered to your door with a small breakfast (snack really). Rooms are quiet, comfortable and located ideally close to Ocean and surrounding shops and restaurants. If you are looking for an ideal location to enjoy Carmel this is it. Don't miss dining at Casanova for a real treat. I will recommend and stay again and again.

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Property: Candle Light Inn
Address: San Carlos Street, Between 4th and 5th Avenues, Carmel, CA 93921
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Location: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 26 B&Bs / Inns in Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Candle Light Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This romantic Tudor-style inn located in the heart of Carmel offers charm and warmth with a friendly staff providing gracious and personalized service. Candle Light Inn features 20 large guest rooms and suites and a variety of amenities including continental breakfast, daily newspaper delivery, off-street parking, and in-room gourmet coffee service. All guests will also enjoy staying connected with free local phone calls and in-room wireless internet access. ... more   less 
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