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Carmel River Inn

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Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Premium bedding, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Carmel River Inn

Carmel River Inn

2 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCarmel Mission Basilica13 min walk
  • Popular LocationTor House8 min drive
  • Popular LocationCarmel River State Beach9 min drive
  • AirportMonterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula)9 min drive

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About this area

Carmel

Located in Carmel, Carmel River Inn is near the beach. Fisherman's Wharf and Pebble Beach Golf Links are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Carmel Beach and 17-Mile Drive. Monterey Bay Aquarium and Monterey County Youth Museum are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with skydiving and hiking/biking trails. Guests appreciate the motel's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Carmel Mission Basilica - 13 min walk
  • Monastery Beach - 2 min drive
  • Carmel Plaza - 4 min drive
  • Tor House - 8 min drive
  • Carmel River State Beach - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Salinas Station - 29 min drive
  • Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) - 9 min drive

Restaurants

  • Rio Grill — 8 min walk
  • From Scratch Restaurant — 16 min walk
  • Vesuvio — 4 min drive
  • Grasing's — 4 min drive
  • Andre's Bouchee — 4 min drive

About this property

Carmel River Inn

Carmel motel in Mission Fields, near Carmel Beach
This smoke-free motel features a seasonal outdoor pool, concierge services, and a 24-hour front desk. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and a garden are onsite. All 40 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Balconies or patios, premium bedding, and portable fans are among the other amenities available to guests. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
Carmel River Inn offers 40 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Cable television is provided.

Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. This Carmel motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and portable fans. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

Recreational amenities at the motel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Things to do

  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Refrigerator
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
The seasonal pool will be open from April to November
Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Property is also known as

Carmel River
Carmel River Inn
River Inn Carmel
Carmel River Hotel Carmel
Carmel River Inn Motel
Carmel River Inn Carmel
Carmel River Inn Motel Carmel

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3.9
Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 324 out of 987 reviews
5 - Excellent 33%
Rating 4 - Good. 362 out of 987 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 189 out of 987 reviews
3 - Okay 19%
Rating 2 - Poor. 83 out of 987 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 29 out of 987 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Nice location next to the Carmel River - the place has some history and that shows in the room style - we had second floor room w/ high ceilings and nice balcony overlooking the stream. Property is well kept up, nice landscaping and a pool, and they are making improvements - windows and doors were new. Staff was friendly. Good parking on-site.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is a no frills, roadside motel, not the quaint inn that was pitched to me over the phone.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Near Safeway and restaurants, easy access to Point Lobos. The big sliding glass doors open on to a deck overlooking a private view of Carmel River. It is near Highway one so there's a slight buzz in the background.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
cottages are good. Two issues 1. The electric stove was hard to use 2. Heater was not distributing heat through the room. It was only focused on the Bed.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021