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Best Western Plus Carmel Bay View Inn
Ranked #12 of 25 Hotels in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed June 10, 2013

My wife and I spent two nights while exploring the Monterrey Bay area. The room and the bathroom are very large and very clean. The property is very pretty and well kept. The best part is the price and location. We were within easy walking distance to restaurants and shops. It is also an easy walk to the Carmel beach. They even served a complimentary hot breakfast each morning. The gas fireplace was an added bonus to take the early morning chill off. I was concerned about staying in a motel, but this one is well above average. I would definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: The second floor rooms are over covered parking spaces. It's not a deal killer, but some guy in...
  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Joanna N, General Manager at Best Western Plus Carmel Bay View Inn, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2017


Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property.

Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

If I can be of assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to contact me at 831-624-1831.

Thank you again for taking the time to complete the survey. We appreciate your loyalty to our brand.


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Joanna Napoli
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Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

Originally planned to stay for one night then move on to San Francisco, however upon seeing the lovely room decided to book in for the following night as well. The room was very modern and clean as was the bathroom but the coffee maker was located in the bathroom which was unusual to say the least! The breakfast was satisfactory especially on the first morning when we went in about 9.30am.
My biggest gripe was the car park - there were not enough spaces for the size of the hotel and our room was right above some of the parking spaces (room 18) and when cars left early in the morning they were extremely noisy.

  • Stayed: June 2013
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Thank Sugaaaaar
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Reviewed June 6, 2013

we stayed only 1 night, nice big clean and modern room, very friendly staff, great heated outdoor pool surrounded by lovely pretty flowers, close to shops and restaurants, only complaint, breakfast served in nice top room average choice of hot or cold meals but what let it down was plastic plates and plastic knifes and forks come on plastic really!!!

Room Tip: we will stay here again great place great location! all rooms are good position
  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank WENDY S
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Joanna N, General Manager at Best Western Plus Carmel Bay View Inn, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017


Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property.

Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

If I can be of assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to contact me at 831-624-1831.

Thank you again for taking the time to complete the survey. We appreciate your loyalty to our brand.


Sincerely,

Joanna Napoli
General Manger
Best Western Plus Carmel Bay View Inn

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Reviewed June 5, 2013

Just a couple blocks from the main street (Ocean Ave.) Sea view from the upper rooms. Average breakfast fare and fresh. Do not get a room with a sleeper couch as it was our experience that it could have a pretty good sag in the center. Not so comfy! However, the king bed was VERY comfy : ) The hospitality staff was very nice and we cannot say enough about the great location!

Room Tip: We rate it very good because the location and comparable quality of the accomodation for the price r...
  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Franko360
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Reviewed June 5, 2013

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

My husband and I had been planning and saving for this vacation we wanted to take our family on. WORST family vacay due to this MOTEL! My kids woke up screaming and crying in a frantic because the neighbors next to us were having extremely loud rowdy love making. Not to mention the walls there are already so thin, it was like they were on a loud speaker! Who would want there innocent children have to hear that? When we addressed the issue, they did absolutely NOTHING, didn't offer us another room, didn't resolve the issue, NOTHING, so we were left with no choice but to pack up at midnight and drive home 4 hours with our upset little ones. The manager, Joanna, is extremely unprofessional and rude. She declined to refund us? Then we realize we left our strollers there being in such a hurry to get out. The manager lied and said they did not see them...complete BS! I know they were there, I put them there myself! If you want to have the worst vacation ever, this hotel will do it for ya. WORST EXPERIENCE EVER!

Room Tip: Don't go here whatever you do!
Stayed: May 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

The best part of staying in this motel was the heated pool and the flower displays. The room was clean and very convenient to town. We walked all over and found it nice to be able to walk back quickly to the room and rest. A fairly decent breakfast was also included in the price.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Hawaii103
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Additional Information about Best Western Plus Carmel Bay View Inn

Address: Junipero Street between Fifth and Sixth Street, PO Box 3715, Carmel, CA 93921
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Location: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Carmel
#13 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#14 Family Hotel in Carmel
Price Range: $139 - $308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western Plus Carmel Bay View Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 59
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