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Tickle Pink Inn

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Lugano, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 August 2013

We ended our holiday in Carmel and we stayed at this hotel because it has been recommended by a friend and I definitively recommend it to everyone. The view of the ocean is amazing and the room is very clean and beautiful, the bed is comfortable and the bathroom is like new. The staff is very competent and helpful and...

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Key West, Florida
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Want the best view in the Carmel area? Room 14 has to be one of the best. We also had firewood for a "real" fire for the one night we stayed here. Since it was our Anniversary we wanted a special room. Room was quiet. Bed very comfortable. Pet seagull was waiting for us on the railing outside early in...

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Central Indiana
Reviewed 16 August 2013

First you can't beat the surroundings. Hiking Point Lobos was a great way to view the ocean. When we checked in we truly felt like they wanted us there, and wanted us to be comfortable. In the room was complimentary water, yogurt, and chocolates. They said "you may be a little hungry or thirsty, so in the room we have...

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We wanted to spend a special few days in Carmel for our 44th anniversary and this was it. I can't speak for the other rooms but we booked a large suite with a wrap around porch ( room 32) and it was magnificent. We did not experience road noise from route 1 down below as one other reviewer mentioned and...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2013

WOW! Tickle Pink Inn is just fantastic. We had an ocean view room and what a view. Spectacular location, setting and views. The room was simply breath taking. They pride themselves on the sleep quality and we had the best 2 nights sleep in the most comfortable, soft, squishy bed and pillows ever. The sound sleep box was greatly appreciated....

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 August 2013

My husband and I recently celebrated our anniversary here. It was our first trip to Carmel, and we were delighted with the Tickle Pink Inn. The location is spectacular, set high in the hills with an unbelievable view of the ocean. We especially appreciated the lovely champagne and chocolate treat, which we enjoyed as we watched a beautiful sunset. The...

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Reviewed 10 August 2013

The Tickle Pink was my choice for a getaway after six months of medical treatments. I had stayed here 35 years ago and I couldn't forget the view, the quiet and the ocean air. I was SORELY disappointed. The view is still here but the quiet is gone. This inn's structure hasn't changed much in 35 years and the environs...

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Mike K, Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

This title referencing a "pig" is, we can assure you, something that we thought we'd never see...and one that our staff took very personally. Yes, we are a small and intimate Inn, and yes we have been here a long time, but we are constantly making efforts to upgrade our building and amenities in keeping with our location. Air conditioning...

Denver
Reviewed 3 August 2013

You can't go wrong here! From the minute you arrive, you are treated well. The rooms are lovely, with spacious balconies and comfortable chairs both in the rooms and on the balconies. Seagulls come to visit on the balcony. The bathroom counter is very small - bring a hanger for toiletries - I was able to use the windowsill for...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 30 July 2013

I would give it 6 stars if I could. Just an incredibly great hotel in a breathtaking setting. Nightly wine & cheese was fantastic. Perfect anniversary destination. It will be an experience you will never forget. It is...the most romantic place in the world. Stay thirsty my friends.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Tickle Pink Inn is an older property that is well maintained with an eclectic feel. This Inn sits on cliff over looking the ocean. There is complimentary champagne, breakfast and a cheese reception. We had access to the hot tub and a fireplace in out room (#34). We were just a short drive to downtown Carmel. Carmel is such a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Carmel oceanfront hotel dramatically situated above the rocky coastline that stands at the gateway to world-famous Big Sur. Let yourself be pampered with every amenity…from cozy European bedding and private decks with sweeping views to homemade breakfast pastries and an evening wine & cheese reception with soothing classical music. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tickle Pink Inn

Address: 155 Highland Drive, Carmel, CA 93923-9601
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: €219 - €567 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Tickle Pink Carmel
Tickle Pink Bed Breakfast
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#3 Family Hotel in Carmel
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