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This is in one of the best locations you’ll get anywhere in the area. The staff were very accommodating and friendly. The beach, the pier, 3rd St Promenade are all literally a block away.
We had a family room which is effectively adjoining rooms with...More
1 Thank collo75
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 2 April 2018
Thank you so much for the four bubble review of our hotel, I'm so glad that your room worked out well for you and your family and our team was very friendly and accommodating during your stay. I trust you and your family...More
I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here. You cannot find a location any better than this, its 2 mins away from the beach and 3 mins away from the Promenade. It's not the Ritz-Carlton, but you knew that when you booked it didn't you?
Thank Tory T
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 28 March 2018
Thank you for the review Tory. E. We really appreicate the four bubble rating and the positive feedback on our location, amenities, and our staff. We hope you enjoyed your visit and had the opppotunity to experinence all that Santa Monica has to offer. If...More
This hotel is in a great location, however falls flat. Service is lacking, front desk was unpleasant and the room although clean, smelled. Fire alarm went off in the middle of the night, we had no direction or communication from staff as we waited on...More
3 Thank Marleen-thompson
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 23 March 2018
Dear Marleen, I'm so sorry we fell short of you expectations and want to very much apologize for the issues and your concerns as a guest of our hotel. Yes, we did have an alarm activation because of a issue with our elevator motor overheating...More
I just spent two nights at the Carmel by the Sea and actually found the experience very enjoyable. I'm a frequent visitor to Santa Monica and have mostly stayed in some of its very nice luxury hotels - Fairmont, Viceroy, Oceana Beach Club, etc. so...More
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 20 March 2018
Thank you for selecting Hotel Carmel for your latest visit to Santa Monica. We really appreciate your very thorough review of our hotel and the four bubble rating. We are always striving to deliver a guest experinice that is representative of clean and...More
Smooth check in. Funny smell in rooms but very clean. Old decor but no issues. Rooms were quite basic, no coffee facilities but these are offered in the reception in the morning. Close proximity to the beach and surrounding shopping area. Hotel is faced with...More
Response from AngelaRogers, Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 5 March 2018
Thanks for selecting Hotel Carmel for your recent visit to Santa Monica. We really appreciate the positive feedback and hope you enjoyed your time in our world class destination. Overall, I think it is fair to say that many cities including Santa Monica...More
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller
coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.