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Tickle Pink Inn

#1 of 25 Hotels in Carmel
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 September 2013

What can I say other than it was everything I was expecting and more. I loved the tone and ambience of the hotel, very classy, quiet and upper crust. I was delighted to stay at this hotel, enjoyed the pampering and fine wine and cheese, champagne and chocolates and rose upon my arrival with a set of slippers and robes...

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Peabody, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 September 2013

We stayed at Tickle Pink for two nights in early September. Our room (#15) had an amazing view. The room itself was good sized and comfortable. We were welcomed with a rose, a bottle of champagne and chocolates waiting for us. The afternoon wine & cheese (plus more!) in the Terrace Lounge is a great wind-down before dinner and the...

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Costa Mesa, California
Reviewed 19 September 2013

My husband and I were getting married in Pebble Beach and we weren't sure where we were going to stay - The Tickle Pink Inn was mentioned one morning on KTLA Channel 5 News as one of the top most romantic places to stay. I'm glad we decided to reserve one of the suites for our 4 day stay in...

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Coral Springs, Florida
Reviewed 19 September 2013

My wife and I spent 4 days at this establishment. The hotel is in a beautiful area of Carmel with our room having a spectacular view of the ocean and a nearby cove. However, the hotel itself feels more like a motel than a luxury resort. Our room was relatively small especially in view of the $400 a night charge....

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

While we do not consider ourselves a luxury resort, we are very sorry that these guests anticipated us as such...and were therefore disappointed. We are a small intimate Inn that features rooms and suites of varying sizes and configurations. Our bedding includes Italian-crafted 100% Egyptian cotton (500 thread count) linens, and hypoallergenic Siberian and European goose down comforters and pillows...all...

Folsom, California
Reviewed 18 September 2013 via mobile

We came down to Carmel for an overnight to see Lewis Black at Sunset Center, and although we could have stayed almost next door to that venue, we decided to stay about 10 min. outside Carmel south at Tickle Pink. It is without doubt extremely expensive, but you DO get what you pay for... we had a complimentary bottle of...

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Huron, Ohio
Reviewed 18 September 2013

Saw this place 25 years ago...finally came back and stayed! From the robes and slippers to the awesome views and Happy Hour and location...this is the place to stay. Be sure to ask about your room view...I called months in ahead and was told the cove view was just as good as the ocean view... and I think it would...

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Santo Domingo
Reviewed 16 September 2013

My husband and I stayed there for our honeymoon and it was a great experience. We stayed in a room with a cove view and it was beautiful. Nice balcony to enjoy the view. The rooms are very nice, spacious, well decorated, comfortable and clean. The service was great! The breakfast was very good! And the 3:00 pm freshly made...

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yorkshire dales
Reviewed 14 September 2013

We had a great time at the Tickle Pink. It up high, off Highway 1, a little way outside Carmel. We liked the friendly atmosphere of this hotel. It doesn't have a restaurant but you can order food from the Highlands Inn next door. We did this and it was delivered to our room. Tickle Pink also serve complimentary wine...

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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 12 September 2013

My daughter wanted to do something special for me for my 60th birthday and took me to Carmel. When she told me this was the plan, I thought we would stay in the town area of Carmel. Instead, she found this great little hotel up in the Highlands. We had a wonderful time! I took a photo of the magnificent...

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Kingston
Reviewed 11 September 2013

We stayed one night in the Senator's Cottage. It was beautiful and very cozy for our family of four! It was so nice to have a private cottage complete with it's own terrace. This is a first class place!

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: RM999 - RM2,591 (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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“the staff will help you select the perfect room for your wants and needs”
550sidneyb, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Just stay there if you are in the area!”
Soskis, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms are beautiful but some with better rooms than others.”
Maureen0511, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask when making the reservation which kind of view you prefer.”
464lauraj, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have fireplaces - perfect when you keep the balcony door open to hear the crashing waves and feel the ocean breeze”
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