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Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one night at the Clarion this past weekend. It seems like they are in the process of refurbishing the rooms (which is needed) but are doing things little by little. Our bathroom was updated but not anything else. Our friend's room looked like it was a little more advanced than ours in the updating since their furniture...

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Poole, United Kingdom
INNKEEPER’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 21 September 2016

A really lovely place to stay with large , clean and comfortable rooms - a small communal balcony in a picturesque setting. Breakfast is a continental delivered to your room in a sweet hamper. The location is great for exploring this unique little town.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my friend's first visit to the Carmel area and we were truly disappointed in the place we stayed. When they said breakfast was included it was not really a breakfast that you could enjoy. When we got back to the room after dinner we were looking forward to watching my favorite TV show and we found no major...

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Chico, California
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We wanted to be close to all downtown Carmel, and it is, but the decor of our room was, frankly, shocking. Bizarrely painted walls and very tacky furnishings.But we didn't come for the affordable room. It's location to shops, wine tasting, restaurants, the beach and attractive neighborhood is very convenient. Staff was very nice, just needs tasteful updating.

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Northampton, UK
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night as part of our California road trip. Good location, about 10 minutes walk to the beach, albeit down a steep hill. The room we stayed in was very comfortable, especially the bed. The bathroom was small but had a decent shower. The breakfast basket to our room was reasonable, nothing spectacular but when you...

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Lukeville, Arizona
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Very good location. Only two blocks from the main street with all the shops and places to eat. Check in was easy. The room was a basic motel room. It was clean and the bed was comfortable. One thing I did not like is the continental breakfast was served in a basket at your door at 8:15 am. We are...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 7 September 2016

the ceiling is so low. the place is bad. everything needs remodel. the breakfast basket is terrible. the TV remote control is so dusty. with $260/night. I guess this is what you can get at Carmel by the sea. if you are in budget then please bare with it. if not, try other hotel is nearby location.

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San Bernardino
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The staff upon ck in were efficient, polite, and professional. We arrived at 3 pm and our room was ready. Parking is a little tight. Our room was upstairs. The room had a TV, coffee maker, hair dryer, balcony, and a table and two chairs. The room was clean and bathroom as well. California king and a new shower. The...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The place is old. Our bathroom was the most modern part of the room and was quite nice, except for limited places to store items. The bed was comfortable and the TV was fine. The appearance of the room was dull. You get a breakfast basked by your door in the morning with juice, milk, cereal, fruit and a grain...

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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Let me begin by saying that this location is terrific. Lots of shops and restaurants within walking distance. And if you don't mind lugging your luggage up the tattered steps to a worn out second floor room with a broken lock on the door, a burned out light in the bathroom, a telephone that did not work, cracks and holes...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea

Address: NE 5th & Mission, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: ₹ 7,491 - ₹ 17,327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Collection Carmel By The Sea 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“The hotel is the top end of town so everywhere you go is a gentle walk downhill - but that means every walk back is up hill.”
 of 5 bubbles TonyD33, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“???? Our room was a basic room. No internet.”
 of 5 bubbles J8760SErogers, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“please choose other hotel if you have high budget.”
 of 5 bubbles b91203014, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs are slighty less noisier.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelG909, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you are staying here, ask for first floor. No elevators and no offer to assist.”
  • Hole stuffed with toilet paper,
  • Bathroom door coming apart
 of 5 bubbles mjyeager, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
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