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Reviewed 16 September 2014 via mobile

We stopped off in Carmel for one night, and this was a great find. It wasn't too dear, the room and bed was fantastic, and a lovely surprise breakfast in the morning. Also got a great tip for a place to eat across the road from one of the staff. I would definitely recommend this as a great place to... More 

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Reviewed 4 September 2014

We stayed for one night in a Deluxe Guest room which was ideal for a family of four. Very friendly check-in and a great location, on site parking was nice and easy. The outdoor fire place was perfect for a nightcap (or two!) & the continental breakfast delivered to the door was a nice touch.

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Reviewed 31 August 2014

When the mercury hits 99 on the drive in from SoCal you know you are going need some strong aircon for the night ahead. Unfortunately there wasn't but that was the only thing that let this place down. Rooms are cute, location is great, parking on site, friendly really quick and efficient check in. Loads of bars and restaurants within... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 August 2014

This is a lovely little place, perfect for a few nights in Carmel recently. Very close to the main town so ideal for us strolling home after dinner and drinks out. The room was spotlessly clean, nice bathroom, super comfy beds and good powerful shower. The reception staff are friendly, the breakfast was left in a cool bag on our... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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Reviewed 28 August 2014

Very comfortable and large rooms. Perfect location - only two blocks from the main business area of Carmel By The Sea. Walking distance to all shops and the beach. The room, while dated, was more than comfortable and very large and included a kitchenette. Fabulous restaurants and shops all extremely close by. An excellent choice.

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Arlington, Virginia, United States
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Reviewed 25 August 2014

This hotel had a great location and was very cute in a lovely town. I liked how they did breakfast by ordering the night before and having it delivered to your room. The one complaint on this is that if your in the smaller rooms in the front building there is no small breakfast table or anywhere you can easily... More 

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Plano, Texas
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Reviewed 22 August 2014

What a delightful little inn, the staff was very friendly and accommodating. The chairs and table on the balcony was a great place for breakfast and coffee. The location was ideal for anywhere in town.

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Thank Jeff H
Scottsdale, Arizona
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

The Candle Light Inn is perfectly located for the events during Pebble Beach Week. The staff is extremely helpful and energetic. I have stayed in another property owned by the parent company and was also very pleased. I plan to make a reservation for Pebble Beach Week, 2015, in the next few days

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Thank Jim B
Oregon
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Reviewed 16 August 2014

The location, and parking were wonderful, quaint room with beautiful roses. The breakfast was delivered to our room in a thoughtful picnic cooler. The fire pit area was relaxing and welcoming. I will absolutely be back, Carmel is one of my favorite places and I love that it has not changed. Candle Light Inn will be where I come back... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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Reviewed 9 August 2014

We recently stayed 4 nights at this hotel and would recommend it highly. The only downside is the bathrooms are quite small but the rooms are pretty large. It is a very short walk to Ocean Drive and many of the better shops and restaurants. The staff is very quick to respond and very friendly.

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Candle Light Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words! I hope we can welcome you back to the Candle Light Inn on your next trip to California. Felina Smith Operations Manager More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This romantic Tudor-style inn located in the heart of Carmel offers charm and warmth with a friendly staff providing gracious and personalized service. Candle Light Inn features 20 large guest rooms and suites and a variety of amenities including continental breakfast, daily newspaper delivery, off-street parking, and in-room gourmet coffee service. All guests will also enjoy staying connected with free local phone calls and in-room wireless internet access. ... more   less 

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Address: San Carlos Street, Between 4th and 5th Avenues, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: RM724 - RM1,139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Candle Light Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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