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Hofsas House Hotel

421 reviews
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastries”(45 reviews)
“bavarian style”(4 reviews)
“heated pool”(15 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
2.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewspastriesbavarian styleheated pooldutch doorstop floorbit datedcontinental breakfastcoffee and juicetwo bedroom suiteview of the oceanhotel lobbythe main streettwo nightsquaint hotelfew blocksbeds were comfortablecarmel by the sea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hofsas Hotel looks very quaintly decorated in traditional German style from the outside, but I found our room to be quite plain and bare. Other rooms that we were able to see as we walked by that were being cleaned looked to have more style....More

1  Thank Rachel W
Response from Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House HotelResponded 1 week ago

We're glad you enjoyed our central location and are very sorry to hear about the other issues you encountered on your visit. We value your feedback as we look into all the reviews we receive to see where we can improve. Again, we apologize your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the quintessential Carmel hotel. Location: the location is worth 4 stars Right in town and a view of the ocean horizon from the upper floors. Room: Firm, newer mattresses, newer carpet, clean and basic. Walls are on the thin side and floors are...More

1  Thank BarbaricDerek
Response from Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House HotelResponded 1 week ago

We're glad you enjoyed our central location and views from the top floor. We appreciate your comments and hope you'll choose to stay with us again, thank you for taking the time to review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a room with a great ocean view and a stone fireplace. Breakfast was terrific, but it's really the people who make the trip worthwhile. The hotel has been in the same family for several generations, and it's clear they really care about giving...More

Thank Elaine H
Response from Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review! We're so happy you chose to stay with us and had such a nice time at our family-run hotel! We hope to welcome you back again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has been our preferred choice of hotel in Carmel for over 20 years and we have never been disappointed . The property is ideally located a short and pleasant stroll from Ocean Ave . and the beach .Rooms are spacious and charmingly appointed .The...More

Thank sf0traveller
Response from Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice review! It's so great to hear you have been staying with us for so many years and always have welcoming service! We appreciate your patronage and look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 2 December 2017

Our quaintly decorated charming room had to be the most spacious hotel room we have ever stayed in. Given that this is an inn in the heart of downtown Carmel with its tiny storybook buildings, the large airy rooms here are a miracle. The location...More

1  Thank deborahbB3746SZ
Response from Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House HotelResponded 7 December 2017

Thank you for the nice review! We're so happy you enjoyed our large rooms, central location and friendly staff! We hope to welcome you back again sometime!

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Price range
US$131 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Family Hotel in Carmel
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Price range
US$131 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Family Hotel in Carmel
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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23 January 2016|
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Response from Melanie E | Reviewed this property |
It's a 15.00 nightly pet fee.
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Response from jkottka | Reviewed this property |
Not my review- must belong to someone else
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