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Hofsas House Hotel

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here one night in April. We received a warm welcome when we arrived and check in was quick and efficient. We made our way to our room which was easy to find. The room was very cute. I suppose a bit dated and old fashioned but that adds to the charm. The bathroom amenities were great. It's especially nice...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're so happy you chose to stay with us and enjoyed the location and charm of our Bavarian themed hotel! We appreciate you sharing your experience and look forward to seeing you again, thanks for the review!

Carmel, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved my stay of several days here at the Hofsas House, a historic site in the original Carmel. It sits high, perched up on a hill, so your room looks down toward the ocean ( amazing view for the sunset, especially with the fireplace setting a glow in your room ). I love my quiet, and this hotel thinks...

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Hofsas, Owner at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! We're so happy you and your pup enjoyed your stay at our boutique, family run hotel! We appreciate your kind words and for recommending us to others and we look forward to welcoming you both back again!

Chicago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful hostess. Comfortable, smallish room. We carried a small breakfast tray back from the lobby to our room and enjoyed a leisurely continental breakfast. Loved this place. Perfect for walking tour of the town. Carmel is very hilly, be warned.

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

It's so nice to hear you loved staying with us and enjoyed a comfortable room and our friendly staff! We hope to see you again sometime, thank you for the review!

Brevard, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During a 10-day trip to CA and having stayed in three different chain hotels plus Hofsas House, we can say this was a welcome change if only for the uniqueness. Best thing about this place is that it's a convenient walk to town. Parking is limited, so if you find a spot don't move. We had a room with balcony...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're glad you chose to stay at our Bavarian themed hotel and enjoyed watching the sunset and had friendly service from our staff! We appreciate you sharing your experience and hope to welcome you back again. Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a cute enough place to spend a night on a road trip down Highway 1. Friendly staff and excellent, cozy breakfast in the reception area. As far as the room goes, it was pretty dated and we could hear a little too much noise from other guests outside.

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're glad you chose to stay with us and had friendly service from our staff and excellent breakfast. We appreciate your feedback about the noise level so we can see how to improve our guests experience. We hope you will join us again sometime, thank you for sharing your review.

Galiano Island, Canada
Reviewed 11 March 2017

the arrival was a bit rough as the directions to our room were confused. I had to go back to the desk twice to ask again. Schlepped our bags up 3 rickety flights of stairs and finally, to the room. The location of the room was great - a wonderful view. The furnishings were frilly and tired. Everything was clean...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're glad you had wonderful views and sorry about the confusion with the directions to your room, we will be using your feedback to improve our guests experience. Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, we hope to see you again sometime.

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed here 2 nights with my sister and we had a great stay! The room was very clean, beds were comfortable and breakfast was really good! The only negative were the thin walls, we could hear everything that it was going on on the room next to us :/ Other than that everything was great. Our check in was...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're happy you chose to stay with us and enjoyed a comfy bed and friendly service from our staff! We appreciate you sharing your experience and we hope to see you again, thank you for the review!

Quincy, Illinois
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This hotel had a warm, relaxed atmosphere. Reasonably priced. Top location. Super clean. Such a relief for a cozy getaway. The level of service is well above average and the rooms are well lit and well furnished.

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're so happy you found us and had a cozy stay with good service from our staff! We appreciate you sharing your experience and hope to see you again, thank you for the nice review!

Redwood City, California
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We were greeted very warmly upon arrival and were checked in super fast. Our room was on the main street level but the street seemed less busy than most in Carmel. And it turned out to be very quiet in spite of the street location. The property is located on a hill, so if you're lucky, you can get a...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We're glad you had a warm welcome, a quiet room and ample parking. We are sorry your room didn't have a fireplace, some of our rooms have them and we hope you'll stay with us again sometime so we can ensure you get a room with one. Thank you for sharing your review.

Vacaville, California
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We have been going to Carmel for well over a decade and have stayed several places in Carmel but over the past several years we've decided the hofsas house was by far the best for quality of rooms, the view from those rooms, quietness, cleanliness, and location. As I get older I'm getting very picky about where we stay and...

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Hofsas, Manager at Hofsas House Hotel, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear that Hofsas House is the best and only place you'll stay, what a nice compliment! We want all our guests to have a lovely visit with us and we're happy that you do. Thank you for the review, we look forward to seeing you again!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casual European elegance with the warmth of family hospitality, a boutique family-owned inn with 37 uniquely decorated, spacious rooms, many with ocean views in the village of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Other amenities include: continental breakfast, heated swimming pool, dry saunas, off-street parking, free wireless Internet access & some rooms dog friendly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hofsas House Hotel

Address: Between 3rd and 4th Avenues on San Carlos Street, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: RM630 - RM907 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hofsas House Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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#11 Family Hotel in Carmel
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for a street-level room with balcony (like #35)”
TuscanWino, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Higher rooms overlook the ocean and tree tops”
22jackt, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the oversized rooms for families.”
Sanfordandsons, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“V attractively decorated rooms near back of property had been the original cottage. Modern rooms also well equipped & comfortable.”
robinmQ4047SH, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Suggest top floor to avoid noise from rooms above you”
martintutt77, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
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