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Hotel Carmel

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Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday

My grandaughter and me stayed here twice in February. We had one night in a standard room with two queen beds and one night in a suite, also with two qeens. The hotel is somewhat worn, and would benefit from some upgrading. It is clean...More

Thank Leif L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Why I am giving Carmel a very good rate? Reason is first it's location, it is in the hart of Santa Mónica. If you have been to Sant Mónica you would know the location is great. Second the price. Although Carmel it's not certainly a...More

Thank Sebastian G
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 1 week ago

Cheers Sebas! Thank you very much for the four-bubble review from a recent stay with us at Hotel Carmel. We are thrilled to read your kind comments about our team, our clean rooms, and our location. I'm also very happy to know that we were...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately I did not have a great experience at Hotel Carmel. I had pre-booked this hotel for the last 4 nights of a 5.5 week holiday and read the reviews which some were quite negative but I chose not to take that on board and...More

Thank Lisa P
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 1 week ago

Hello Lisa, I'm so sorry our hotel did not meet your expectations and I apologize for your need to seek another accomodation for the remainder of your stay in Santa Monica. We respect your opinion and your impressions of our hotel and we are committed...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed at the Carmel Hotel 3 times in the last 1 1/2 years. Reason I choose this place above all others is its location. 3rd street promenade in literally round the corner and the famous Santa Monica Pier is a 3 minute walk. The...More

Thank Ken V
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Ken V Thank you so much for the four bubble review. We are thrilled to read your comments and delighted to know that you have stayed with us on multiple occasions. We appreciate having you as a guest at our hotel and look forward...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018

Ideally located near the Pier and the shops. Big bedroom with a separated living room. The place is clean and cosy but quite dark (dark wood all over, colonial style). Good wifi in the room. Can be a bit noisy at night, as our room...More

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Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 11 January 2018

Thanks for being a guest at Hotel Carmel. We appreciate the opportunity to be of service to you during your visit to Santa Monica. We also appreciate your feedback and your suggestions from your stay with us. However, there is one important point of clarification...More

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Santa Monica
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
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Alibingo
29 September 2017|
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Response from Beverly1958 | Reviewed this property |
No. It's valet parking. Think it's about $23 a night
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HighestLoz
15 March 2017|
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Response from NZJulie | Reviewed this property |
Oops very late answer. We used Uber - quick and pretty cheap.
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28 February 2017|
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Response from seaspirals | Reviewed this property |
No - we could see the lights on the pier from our room but no ocean views
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"If you do chose to stay at this hotel do not accept a room at the back of the hotel, extremely noisy as its..."
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"Ask for rooms that do not face an alleyway"
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"Rooms facing backyard are prefered despite the noise. Rooms facing the street are more noisy"
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"room to the street (other rooms have high noise of air condition plant outside)"
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