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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This Hotel we booked on a road trip through California. Sadly we stayed for just one night but found the staff and location super. Its a block or so away from the beach and a short walk into Carmel centre itself. Rooms are just immaculate and beautifully decorated. The staff could not be more helpful and overall a wonderful stay.... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our favorite hotel! We had the best room in the hotel overlooking the ocean and we were less than a block away from a great ocean board walk. The hotel does not have a lot of amenities, it's more like staying in a boutique home with a beautiful room, a functioning fireplace and a big bathroom. If you're... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice family owned hotel in Carmel, just a block from the ocean. Perfect location to go for long walks by the beach or elk to downtown Carmel! The rooms are spacious, clean and nice , with a welcoming homemade cookie. A nice continental breakfast was served in the morning in the lounge.

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San Jose, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This establishment is a brief walk to the beach and about a 15-18min walk to downtown. I booked a room here for the weekend for my anniversary with my girlfriend. We enjoyed our stay here. The streets do get dark at night, and they do provide flashlights which is great! Their breakfast was decent too, with a range of fruit,... More 

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Copenhagen
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel in peaceful surroundings with helpful staff. We liked the hotel as well so we had to take an overnight more. Located close to the beautiful beach with lovely walks. But within walking distance to the town center, shops and restaurants. Neat and clean rooms, ours with sea views from the terrace. Super breakfast with everything, fresh fruit, yoghurt,... More 

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ColonialTerrace, General Manager at The Colonial Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Oldbuy: Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review on your recent stay with us at the Colonial Terrace. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our property, your room, our staff, and our complimentary continental breakfast. We do hope that you will come and stay with us again on your next visit... More 

Monroe Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in one of the smaller rooms at the Colonial Terrace. They have many different rooms to choose from. The location is a short walk to all the shops and 5 minutes to the beach. I had a view of the ocean and could hear the waves from my room. The staff were excellent - my son decided to... More 

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ColonialTerrace, General Manager at The Colonial Terrace, responded to this review

Dear suelB904PT: Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review on your recent stay with us at the Colonial Terrace. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we really appreciate the kind words regarding our staff. We are looking forward to seeing you again on your return visit to Carmel. More 

Sun Valley, Idaho
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the location and the grounds are lovely, our suite was very dated and oddly laid out. The bathroom fixtures and counters were uncomfortably low -- we had to stoop to see in the mirror. Everything felt old and tired.

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Thank bacdown
ColonialTerrace, General Manager at The Colonial Terrace, responded to this review

Dear bacdown: While I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to include our location, I am sorry that your accommodations did not fare as well. We do have many different room types available and we hope that you will be willing to give us another chance in the future. Please give us a call direct to... More 

Harwich, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reading the reviews for this b&b I feel that somehow We stayed at a completely different place. We read the description for the place while enroute and booked a room for one night . All sounded great ; however, our room , 24R , Courtyard Queen , was so disappointing. In brief it was very "tight", furniture was old and... More 

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ColonialTerrace, General Manager at The Colonial Terrace, responded to this review

Dear edwardmW420YN: Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent visit to the Colonial Terrace. Needless to say, I am very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us while visiting Carmel. I am very disappointed to read your comments, as this is certainly not the lasting impression with which we... More 

Yuma, Arizona
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Absolutely lovey. Although the rooms are quite basic and do need a facelift we could not have been more comfortable. The surroundings are perfect, the gardens are lovely with their terraces and BBQ area. You get a warm welcome here and it's a five minute walk to the beach. A fire crackling away in the lounge areas, very comfy and... More 

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ColonialTerrace, General Manager at The Colonial Terrace, responded to this review

Dear mikematt1461: Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review on your recent stay with us at the Colonial Terrace. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and found your room to be comfortable and our staff to be welcoming. We are looking forward to welcoming you back on your... More 

Thornton
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Hidden gem of a B&B, steps away from a beautiful dog friendly beach, and most of all--friendly and very helpful staff. If you just want to spend a day or two totally relaxing on a beach, this is your place. There's lots of cute dogs that play on the beach also. They are mostly just passing by with their owners.

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ColonialTerrace, General Manager at The Colonial Terrace, responded to this review

Dear 815andrewo: Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review on your recent stay with us at the Colonial Terrace. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we really appreciate your kind words regarding our staff. We hope to see you again in the near future. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Colonial Terrace Inn is a 3-Diamond hotel in Carmel with a charming collection of 26 rooms and suites, many with views of Carmel Bay spread among seven buildings and lush garden landscaping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Colonial Terrace

Address: 13th and San Antonio Streets, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: ₹ 11,217 - ₹ 26,811 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Colonial Terrace 3.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Try another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles edwardmW420YN, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No tips although a sea view would be my favorite.”
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“Request a larger room”
 of 5 bubbles froggy121, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room #6 - it is next to the housekeeping/storage room”
 of 5 bubbles ConnorsGrandma1212, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an ocean view room, but don't get stuck in room one of the end rooms. Make sure you SEE the room you book on their web site.”
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