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“Cozy and Friendly”
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Carmel Country Inn
Ranked #2 of 26 Carmel B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
La Jolla, CA
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Cozy and Friendly”
Reviewed 12 November 2011

My group had a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom suite. On the 2nd floor, no elevator, so not good for those who can't do stairs. The suite was very nice. Fireplace in the living room. The rooms were good size. One bathroom was spacious the other very tiny.
Great breakfast included- quiche, oatmeal, yogurt, cereals, breads, fruit. The management was very friendly and informative.
Computer and printer in lobby, for guests. Free Wi-Fi for all rooms.
Pet friendly. On the weekend I think most of the rooms had pets in them.
Small parking lot.
Would definitely stay here again. In fact, we have made plans for next year.

Room Tip: We were in room 6, at the top of the stairs. I suggest suite 8, so you avoid the noise from the stai...
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  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with friends
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Berkeley, California
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Reviewed 25 October 2011

As a life long Bay Area resident, I have been to Carmel a million times over the years yet have somehow missed this gem! Our two bedroom suite was spacious, very well appointed and tastefully decorated. The location is perfect. The staff were perfectly attentive to our every need. It was wonderful two day get-a-way. Frankie my beagle loved it too! We will be back for sure! Molly L.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled with friends
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Farmingdale,, NY
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Reviewed 25 October 2011

I try to stay at B&B's or Inn's whenever possible because I like the feel and ambiance. After reading several reviews, I thought this would be a good place for a two-day stay in the Carmel area ~ to which I have been to four or five times. I was very disappointed upon seeing the deluxe suite I reserved. It was in need of updating, as it was a mish-mash of stuff. No colors were uniform in the room ... bed uncomfortable, two small pillows for a king size bed that were so soft they gave no support, curtains that were difficult to close, no light to read in bed, a shelf that was so slanted holding a DVD component with wires hanging all over that it looked like it was going to fall any moment, bathroom that was updated but a shower that had a water valve that didn't work (with a note that it was just there for decoration - to use only the other one ....but I think it was installed wrong), toilet with a seat that was extremely small (we're not large people), blankets on the bed that were in need of cleaning, and so on. I'm not sure what was deluxe about the accommodation other than size. We are animal people so the fact that they allow dogs was more than fine with us - so that was not a problem.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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CarmelInnkeeper, Manager at Carmel Country Inn, responded to this review, 1 November 2011
Any time a guest is disappointed we are disappointed as well, especially when we learn of it only after the fact on Trip advisor. In the rare instance a guest is disappointed with their room and they let us know, we make every effort possible to solve the problem, move them to another room or assist in finding accommodations elsewhere.

Being a "country" inn, our decor is "country" style with coordinated bedding ensembles and furnishings from the likes of Pottery Barn, Innstyle, Linen Source, Company Store and Ballard Designs. Our beds are hand made my Monterey Mattress Company, the same type that Pebble Beach Resorts and Clint Eastwood's exclusive Tehama Resort purchases. Guests who have inquired about purchasing the mattresses outside the Northern California area will be glad to know that Monterey Mattress Company is closing a deal with HSN and you'll be able to purchase thru HSN and have them shipped anywhere! As for our pillows, we have extra in each closet and an abundance in reserve, as many guests wish to purchase them for their own beds.

All our rooms have been outfitted with flat screen tvs, some of which have built in DVD players, and some of the larger 40'+ that are wall mounted so you can view from your bed, have separate DVD players so guests can relax and enjoy our complimentary DVD collection of over 150 titles.

Carmel Country Inn is so blessed to have award winning developer/builder Chris Tescher at the helm of our establishment. Chris has been building custom Carmel Cottages & Estates in Pebble Beach for 30 years and when it comes to remodeling and upkeep of Carmel Country Inn, he spares no expense, using the same custom cabinet vendor, upscale tile and bath fixtures as you'd find in his homes, as well as the same subcontractors to install and maintain the inn.
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 24 October 2011

My husband and I (and our dog "Daisy") love this inn. It is so charming and comfortable! Wonderful breakfast (so much to choose from) and afternoon snacks. Lovely, clean rooms with cozy fireplaces, and luxurious bathrooms (with lots of fluffy towels). And did I mention the fabulous and attentive staff? This really is the best of Carmel! Two thumbs (and one dog paw) way up for the Carmel Country Inn. We'll be back again!

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 6 October 2011

Adorable place. It was the perfect location. Close to town and the beach. Beautiful place to walk around and explore. Our room was very comfortable and cozy.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Carmel Country Inn
Address: Dolores Street, PO Box 3756, Carmel, CA 93921
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Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Spa Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 26 B&Bs / Inns in Carmel
Price range (per night): $380 - $633
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discover the most pet friendly bed and breakfast in Carmel, CA. Our Carmel by the Sea inn features cozy rooms and spacious suites with luxurious surroundings, fireplaces, & 2 person Jacuzzi tubs. Our romantic Carmel, California bed and breakfast is ideally located only steps to amazing shopping, dining, galleries, & the beach. Come see why the Carmel Country Inn stands apart from all other pet friendly Carmel hotels! ... more   less 
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