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Edgemere Cottages

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

I had a wonderful stay at this charming B&B located just one block from the beach! The owners, Doug & Gretchen, were lovely, kind, and gracious. There was a plate of cookies and mints waiting for me in my room after check-in, and a large bottle of complimentary water. My room was very spacious with a comfy bed. The cottages...

Thank Shannon A
Gretchen S, Manager at Edgemere Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Shannon- You seem to have hit on every one of our good qualities!! Thank you so much for finding our spot in Carmel... We really appreciate you staying with us, all the relaxation that comes from staying for a few nights in Carmel! We hope you will consider staying with us again, when you re-visit Carmel-by-the-Sea.

San Jose, United States
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

For the past five years we have been coming here for our annual anniversary weekend get-away. It is always a perfect weekend for us. Staying at Edgemere has become something we look forward to all year long. We love the quaint cottages and wonderful breakfasts served. It's also wonderful to be so close to the beach and enjoy taking several...

Thank Karlene C
Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Enjoyed our recent stay in the "Devon" Cottage. The cottage was comfortable and roomy. The small kitchenette was very useful. Breakfasts were delicious! Located one block from scenic waterfront walk in quiet, lovely neighborhood.

1Thank waughme
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I was unsure what to expect when booking the cottage, I thought it might be a little basic and decor old-fashioned, I was wrong the whole place is beautiful, we loved it. We stayed just for 1 night over the labour day weekend and wish we could have stayed longer. We stayed in Devon cottage which is charming and had...

1Thank tognir
Muncie, Indiana
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We wish we had planned our trip to stay longer in Carmel. The town was beautiful and the Edgemere Cottages was charming and welcoming. Gretchen and Doug made a scrumptious breakfast. We hope we have the opportunity to stay at the cottages again sometime and would recommend the cottages to anyone!

1Thank sc34247
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 26 August 2016

For fourteen years, I have ONLY stayed in the Rosemont cottage at Edgemere Cottages when in Carmel. That says a lot. There are tons of well run, attractive inns in Carmel, but none combine the setting, ambiance, and excellent management of this Inn. Doug, Gretchen, and M'Kalah make us feel like favorite family members from the moment we arrive. Crank...

1Thank RomanticRoamer6
Gretchen S, Manager at Edgemere Cottages, responded to this review

We are ALWAYS happy to have people visit us again, and again... Truly there is no better compliment than to have guests request us, and our specific cottages. We are truly blessed to be working in an amazing environment where people really WANT to come. We try to keep everything clean, enjoyable, and of course, up-to-date into the 21st century,...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Myself, husband & daughter stayed here last February and what a wonderful find, we originally booked for one night as we were travelling down the coast but just couldn't leave and ended up staying on for another two nights, close to the beach and close to shops but a nice distance from it all, its just pure bliss. Gretchen and...

Thank samtogo
Gretchen S, Manager at Edgemere Cottages, responded to this review

Yes, we are always happy to have guests visit us again & again. We have a very special spot near the beach which means it is very quiet at night. A good night's sleep is always a welcome part of the trip!!! thanks again for your enthusiasm with our property!!

Berkeley, California
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Gretchen and Doug were kind enough to honor an out-dated gift certificate. The place was charming, and breakfast was delicious, especially as Gretchen accommodated a particular request of mine. Doug was helpful with his advice, and the location couldn't be better. While there are many, many places to stay in Carmel, I would definitely recommend Edgemere Cottages.

Thank ggorrin
Gretchen S, Manager at Edgemere Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your kind words. we really do try to make all of our guests feel welcome, and as if they are "coming home"... to their beloved aunt's & uncle's house, if not to "Mom's house"... We have had the privilege to donate to several worthwhile charities, and we always consider it a Win-Win-Win situation. We...

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We spent a lovely evening here. The room was quaint and cute and impeccably clean. We stayed at a few places during our one month holiday and I can say that this was a very comfortable bed and slept like a dream! The gorgeous beach is only steps away around the corner.The only (very slight) negative is that the garden...

Thank Fiona N
Orinda, California
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We have stayed at Edgemere once or twice a year for the past five years. Doug & Gretchen are wonderful hosts. The location is perfect, walking distance to town, but far enough away that it is very quiet and only 1/2 block to the beach. The cottages are so cute and roomy. We have stayed in all of them. They...

2Thank jagmech12

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Edgemere Cottages is a small, romantic, pet-friendly, family-owned B&B located one block from Carmel Beach. On the grounds of a historic Carmel home built in the 1920s and now surrounded by lovely gardens. We provide a delicious, home-made breakfast cooked fresh every morning and served in our dining room. Our cottages are private and secluded and feature kitchenettes, high-definition TVs and DVDs and some have wood-burning fireplaces. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Edgemere Cottages

Address: San Antonio Avenue, between Thirteenth Avenue and Santa Lucia Street, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: RM728 - RM1,364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Edgemere Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“There are three cottages. Ours had two beds and a pull-out, so could accommodate a family. It has a kitchen and seating for 4 for meals.”
travlingirl52, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Rosemont is the GREATEST!!!”
RomanticRoamer6, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“there are all equally beautiful cottages.”
samtogo, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The room we stayed in was in the main house. We still felt we had privacy here since there was separate entrance from the Patio area.”
861cecilyw, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Devon Cottage was just adorable!”
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