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Citrus Heights, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love the Carmel River Inn. My husband and I and our two small dogs have stayed there 3 times. The first two times we stayed in Cabin 11 near the office. We liked it because it had a full kitchen, and separate bedroom. Last time I asked to try something different, and we stayed in a studio cabin that...

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

We stayed in one of the cottages and it was perfect. Very well maintained, comfy bed, nice bathroom with whirlpool tub, very spacious. Private patio was nice and the gas fireplace was a welcome touch on the cool nights. The grounds are lovely and dog friendly. Short drive to downtown Carmel and beaches. Great access to highway to Monterey -...

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your cottage stay and that you were able to enjoy some relaxation. We do have very well maintained grounds and appreciate your kind words. Please come back and see us again soon!

Concord, California
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We had a wonderful time at Carmel River and when I went there for a small family get together with two other couples. The cottages were so cute, the people were so Nice and it was a great place to take your dogs as part of a family outing.

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Olivehurst, California
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We really enjoyed our week long stay. You are very dog friendly, great location. It would be nice to have better kitchen appliances. You have a very beautiful landscaping that is amazing really relaxing stay.

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Oakland, California
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Setting is designed for people traveling w dogs. It's a like beautiful park on its own. Very friendly staff. My dog was lost after doing a quick pee in the middle of night 3am. I called the front desk and the staff ( Richard I believe) came out w his big flash light and helped me find my dog. I...

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Rothenberg, Germany
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We always stay at Carmel River Inn because it is a nice property that has cottages that accept pets and had a fireplace all at a reasonable cost. Carmel River Inn is close to downtown Carmel and also close to Carmel Valley so one can choose activities in either location.

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Santa Barbara, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have been staying at the cottages at Carmel River Inn for several years and find it charming! We love the historic cottages and the lovely large grounds which are a peaceful mix of pleasing plantings, hidden fountains, patios and swings, melding into a large natural meadow. We have not stayed in the motel rooms. The new owners are so...

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ckerk, Guest Relations Manager at Carmel River Inn, responded to this review

We thank you for your loyalty and review! We are glad you had a wonderful stay and enjoy your time exploring the area and simply relaxing at our property. Hope to see you again soon!

Oakland, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had booked to stay in the main motel part during our road trip down the 1 and when we got there it became very clear that having our baby in our room with no large bathroom to stick him in to "have his own room" was going to be rough for our sleep. I took a walk around the...

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We are glad you found your stay and great value and that you enjoyed your time here with us! Please come back again soon. Thank you for the review!

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay in the cottages. They have thought of every traveler's needs and we were so happy they welcomed our small dog. The grounds are immaculate and it's a short, easy drive to town.

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We are so pleased you enjoyed our dog friendly property and your stay. Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again soon!

Novato
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very peaceful place with cute little cottages scattered about the property. Nice landscaping and very clean grounds...and pet friendly! We really enjoyed our stay here and wished it was a little longer. There is so much to do and see in the area and it was so nice to come back to our quiet little cottage. We will definitely...

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We love to hear that our guests "will be back"! Thank you for your great review and feedback. We are so glad you had a nice stay and can't wait to see you again!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at the entrance of the stunning Big Sur coast, Carmel River Inn sits amid a pastoral river setting, providing guests with a basecamp to the adventurous areas around them and the opportunity to truly enjoy the natural surroundings of the Monterey Peninsula. Carmel River Inn offers guests two different experiences, our inn rooms suitable for a good night's sleep or a cozy cottage to unwind and relax, tucked into 10 acres of gardens, forests and meadows. If you have any questions about our facilities or services please contact us and we would love to tell you more! Front Desk is open 24 hours. Pet fee is $20 per pet, per day. Physical Address: 26600 Oliver Road Carmel, California, 93923 Most accurate address to use for GPS directions: Highway 1 at Carmel River Bridge Carmel, California 93923 ... more   less 

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Address: 26600 Oliver Rd, Highway 1 At Carmel River Bridge, Carmel, CA 93923-9219
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: €99 - €196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Carmel River Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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