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Covington, Georgia
Reviewed 10 June 2016

The hotel is one-of-a-kind: the Bavarian design is beautiful; the staff is friendly; the breakfast (take a tray with you!) is great; the room size and layout (real furnaces) is luxurious. My wife and I just stayed here for a night on our honeymoon and it was without a doubt one of our favorite hotels on the whole trip.

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

It's really nice to hear you chose to stay with us for such a special occasion and we were one of your favorites! We appreciate your comments and hope to see you again! Thank you for sharing your review!

Hinckley, Ohio
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay here and would recommend this hotel to others! It was affordable, clean, included breakfast, and is walking distance to everything - it is not central in location, but Carmel is so small. The staff was very friendly and helpful as well! Would definitely stay here again on our next trip back!

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

So happy to hear you had a nice stay with us and our friendly staff! We appreciate you recommending us to others and look forward to seeing you again! Thank you for the review!

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Everything about this Hotel was pleasant without the Wow factor Parking on-site was a bonus, a very small swimming pool and breakfast in the Hotel Lobby was fine but nothing to get too excited about. The room was clean and a good size and all in all an adequate place to stay for a short break, possibly 3 days max.

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're glad you chose to stay with us and had a pleasant visit! We hope to see you again sometime and thank you for reviewing our family run hotel!

London
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights. We had a sea view room and you could just about see the sea in the distance, we were in room 43 at the top, very steep hill to climb and lots of steps to climb to the room , no lifts and hard with suitcases. When we got to our room the people next...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed our central location and the fireplace in your room! We are a dog friendly hotel and we're sorry the ones next door were an issue for you, we are more than happy to help find a room that is more secluded to make your stay more comfortable. We appreciate your comments and hope you will choose...

Vero Beach, Florida
Reviewed 18 May 2016

My daughter and I had a great stay at the Hofsas House in downtown Carmel. Our room was spacious with a kitchenette, heated bathroom floor, antique furniture, and comfy bed. The property overlooks the ocean and the onsite 80 degree swimming pool. Continental breakfast is provided daily as well as any items you may need for your adventures that you...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

It's really nice to hear you had a great stay with us and enjoyed our dog friendly hotel! We appreciate your kind words and hope to see you again sometime! Thank you for the review!

Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We've stayed here as a couple & with our 3 kids and usually have our dogs with us. This is a very nice, dog friendly place & is a great location. It's not super fancy, but it's clean & the suite we usually get is quite spacious.

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We are happy you chose to stay at our family run hotel and enjoyed a clean, spacious suite! We look forward to seeing you all again! Thank you for the review!

Berea, Ohio
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This hotel has so much charm that we didn't want to leave. It's in a great location in Carmel, close to everything. We had a fireplace and an ocean view room. Now the ocean view is not quite what you think. The ocean is kind of far away and it is obstructed by trees, but it's still nice to see...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review! It's really great to hear you had a fun stay at our family run hotel! We appreciate you sharing your experience and recommending us to others, hope to see you again!

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We have stayed here on two occasions while visiting Carmel and Monterey and always find it enjoyable. The rooms are old fashioned but charming, and several have a shared balcony/deck with peek-a-boo ocean views. It's so beautiful on a clear evening! We reserve the rooms with kitchenette and dining tables, and walk to Bruno's market for grocery items and fresh...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 stars! So happy you enjoyed our charming rooms and free parking! We appreciate you choosing to stay with us and we hope to see you again!

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Stayed here on my way to SF. It was a little hard to find in the dark. The rooms open onto balconies (no inside passages) and the doors are cut in half so you can have the top open while the bottom is closed. The rooms are small, the bathroom adequate. Parking is down a large hill. We kept the...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're glad you chose to stay at our Bavarian themed, family run hotel! We want all our guests to have a wonderful visit and hope to see you again, thank you for the 5 stars!

Reviewed 29 March 2016

The hotel is cute, clean, spacious, and located within walking distance to restaurant and shops. But the best part is Maryann and Gloria! They took care of us like we were family. My husband and I travel quite a bit and we've never experienced that level of hospitality from any previous hotel stay.

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

Wow thanks for the great review! It's really nice to hear that Maryann and Gloria made you feel like family and had the best service you've ever received! We want all of our guests to relax and have a wonderful stay at our family run hotel and we hope to see you again!

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casual European elegance with the warmth of family hospitality, a boutique family-owned inn with 37 uniquely decorated, spacious rooms, many with ocean views in the village of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Other amenities include: continental breakfast, heated swimming pool, dry saunas, off-street parking, free wireless Internet access & some rooms dog friendly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hofsas House Hotel

Address: Between 3rd and 4th Avenues on San Carlos Street, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: ₹ 8,934 - ₹ 15,770 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hofsas House Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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Hofsas House Hotel Carmel
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#11 Family Hotel in Carmel
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“Higher rooms overlook the ocean and tree tops”
 of 5 bubbles 22jackt, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the oversized rooms for families.”
 of 5 bubbles Sanfordandsons, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“V attractively decorated rooms near back of property had been the original cottage. Modern rooms also well equipped & comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles robinmQ4047SH, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Suggest top floor to avoid noise from rooms above you”
 of 5 bubbles martintutt77, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor is most accessible”
 of 5 bubbles M5120IRdavidh, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
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