We had a great stay at this hotel. Booked a king oceanview room with a patio and got that, but it was way better than expected - I think I did a little jig when I opened the door to the room and saw through the nicely decorated room to the amazing patio and view. Our room had a huge patio with a nice wooden table and chairs and two loungers. We didn't think to ask the first night, but when we did ask for mattresses / pads for the loungers the next day they arrived in minutes.
The view is lovely. Yes, the ocean in the view is in the distance, but that's a bit of a plus - the coast was cool and very windy when we were there - but back up the hill on the patio you could see the ocean, trees, hills, and the pretty town and be in the sun and warmth with just a nice breeze.
The hotel is perfectly located - easy to get to from the highway by car. Free parking, then leave the car and wander around Carmel. There are no streetlights so the walk home after dinner is a bit dark, but you get the bonus of on sitting on your patio and actually seeing the starts at night.
I didn't want to take off a full point for the only minor issue - the scrambled eggs at breakfast seemed liked some sort of alien food from the future. For an included breakfast it is actually pretty good - toaster with various bread choices, bacon or sausages, pancakes or french toast, cereal, oatmeal ... but I like my eggs in the morning and they were so bad (even when "fresh") that I almost had to take something off the rating - If I could take off only 1/4 star I would have.
But ... would stay here again without hesitation and would recommend it completely.
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