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Monte Verde Inn

Monte Verde Street SW corner of Ocean Avenue in downtown, Carmel By The Sea, CA 93921 USA (Show map)
3.6
5 Reviews
$155 - $350
per night

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About

Tucked into the famous artisan village of Carmel-by-the-Sea is a classic country-style bed and breakfast inns - Monte Verde Inn.. Each guest room is individually appointed with distinctive furnishings creating an enchanted ambiance of romance and comfort. All rooms have a private bath, television, telephone ... and our signature sherry. A light breakfast is included in room rate as well as complimentary wine and cheese reception every afternoon. Monte Verde Inn is ideal for romantic getaways, honeymoons, families with children, vacations with friends, personal retreats, and business travelers alike. Both inns offer pet friendly rooms. The location of these Carmel-by-the-Sea bed and breakfast inns is perfect for easy access to Carmel beach, the finest restaurants, unique shops and well-known art galleries. The majestic Big Sur is just a short drive south and the opulent Pebble Beach is adjacent to the north. The Tor House and Monterey Bay Aquarium are just minutes away as is the wine region of Carmel Valley. We welcome your visit to Monte Verde Inn and Casa de Carmel - an extraordinary travel experience you will remember ... and aspire to relive often!

Rooms & Rates

Ocean View Condo

Unsurpassed oceans views from the living room and bedroom. Full kitchen with dishwasher, refrigerator, disposal, microwave, range. Double balcony. 1 1/2 bathrooms. Private entrance. Queen sleeper sofa in living room as well as gas log fireplace.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

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Reviews

Overall
3.6

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  • Guest room3.4
  • Services4.0
  • Value3.6
  • Cleanliness3.6
  • Dining3.4

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Quaint and charming with wonderful staff

4.2 on September 11, 2012

We were upgraded to the King room #5 with fireplace upon arrival, and the room was very nice- large and roomy. It is right next to the main office but it wasn't noisy at all. The bathroom was tiny but it was functional. The shower was excellent! We enjoyed the fireplace, and lit a fire on our return from dinner at The Flying Fish (which wasn't very good). The inn is in a great location for shopping, restaurants, and an easy walk to the beach for sunsets! The innkeeper gave us plastic cups so we could take a bottle of wine to the beach. There is a nearby store to purchase wine, cheese, groceries, etc. Innkeeper made restaurant reservations for us, too! Parking was on site and limited but you can walk everywhere easily. Be prepared to shop!!! Stores offer a variety of items, and there are plenty of places to get a drink or a meal as well. An excellent vacation spot!! Easy 45 minute drive to Big Sur, and close to 17 mile Drive on Pebble Beach as well. Thank you Monte Verde Inn for making our stay so awesome!!


Not a Bed & Breakfast

1.0 on March 30, 2011

Very disappointing. Room was tiny. Breakfast was an egg, juice, yogurt & wierd bread served at 8:15 a.m. If you want it sooner, too bad. Guess that's why they required full payment upon check-in.

Innkeeper Response
I am so sorry to hear about your disappointment, though, judging from your unwillingness to pay for your room at check in, I am not completely surprised. I feel that your one star rating across the board was unfair, especially in light of breakfast and payment policy being your only complaints. Standard practice in Carmel is to pay for your room upon arrival. Many of us are small inns so that on busy weekends we turn potential guests away in order to hold your room for you. Additionally, we do have larger and nicer rooms available, though not at the discounted rate you chose to pay. If you had voiced your displeasure, I am sure we could have done something to make you happier. The only thing you complained about was the payment policy at check in, which did not give us a chance to address your other issues.


Great find

4.0 on February 01, 2011

This Inn was wonderful and accomodating. Mom/daughter/pooch weekend away. Plenty of room (even an extra side room) with our own entrance. The room was rustic but clean/comfortable and had a wonderful higher end restroom/shower area. Again, this was one of their "dogs allowed" rooms so I didn't expect outtanding in all areas. I would try this again with or without the dog.:-) The other rooms look lovely. Also, you can't beat the locale to dining/shopping and the beach. They also have some on-site parking which most other inns do not.


Location, Location, Location...what can I say.

4.8 on January 01, 2011

This was our first visit to the Monte Verde Inn and it will not be our last. We were so pleasantly surprised by the quaint room that had just what we needed. We had a wonderful basket delivered to our door each morning with more than enough to get us started each day. The location was located in just the right area to enable us to walk through all the wonderful shops and eateries, or if we turned left instead of right it took us right to the beach, what could be better. From our room we had a great view of the beach and a quaint little table and chairs outside the door to sit and drink our morning coffee and enjoy our basket of goodness. Can't wait to return!


Great place to stay

4.0 on November 29, 2010

Best value we have found in Carmel! Friendly, helpful service; clean, cozy rooms (with attention to all the amenities you might need); wonderful breakfast basket delivered in the morning (great selection of goodies!); and perfect location. Love that you are dog-friendly, too. We will definitely be back!


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Location

Location Type

Downtown, Oceanside, Village, Wine country

Airport

Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) 8 miles

Directions to property:

Take Highway 68 West to Highway 1 South. The second exit for Carmel is Ocean Avenue to the right (west). When downtown, turn left onto Monte Verde Street. We are the second building on your right.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Sunset Center for live music and plays, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery, Bird watching, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

, Free Parking, Complimentary wine and cheese reception everyday, Concierge services

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Bath robes, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fax Machine, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes Pet fee of $20 per pet per night

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Some weekends and all Holidays and Special Events have minimum.
  • Deposit Amount Required: A one night Deposit is required to confirm, , except Holidays and Events which may require up to 50% Deposit.
  • Cancellations: For a full refund or to reschedule the Date of Arrival we require a minimum of three day advance notice prior to your Date of Arrival, by Noon local time. Room rates vary by seasons, special events and days of the week. If higher rate is applicable to the rescheduled dates, you must pay the difference at the time of rescheduling. Failure to cancel or reschedule three days prior to the date of arrival will result in forfeiture of all payments. for a full refund or to reschedule the Date of Arrival we require a minimum of three day advance notice prior to your Date of Arrival, by Noon local time. Room rates vary by seasons, special events and days of the week. If higher rate is applicable to the rescheduled dates, you must pay the difference at the time of rescheduling. Failure to cancel or reschedule three days prior to the date of arrival will result in forfeiture of all payments. Holidays and Events require cancellations from 7 to 60 days prior to Date of Arrival.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Leonora Sanchez

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

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Meals

Breakfast

Continental Plus

  • Time Served: 8:15-8:45 AM
  • Serving Location: Guest room

Details

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Monte Verde Street , SW corner of Ocean Avenue in downtown, Carmel By The Sea, CA 93921 USA (Show map)

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