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4.3 out of 5

"We thought the breakfast brought to our room in the morning was a really nice touch. " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 23 Mar 2015

Hotel Description

3-star hotel near Carmel Beach

City center stay

Within a 15-minute walk of this Golden Rectangle hotel, you'll find Carmel Beach and 17-Mile Drive. Carmel Mission Basilica and Pebble Beach Golf Links are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Free perks

This hotel features free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, and free self parking. Free continental breakfast is served. A fireplace in the lobby and free newspapers are also provided.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 22 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Premium bedding, free weekday newspapers, and free local calls are also available.

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$210* Per night/room Jan 26 - Jan 27

Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Fireplace

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Suite, 2 Double Beds, Kitchen

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Wayside Inn ratings based on 7 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Wayside Inn

Everyone (3)
4 out of 5
Room was spacious. Breakfast was top quality. The mattress could have been more comfortable.

Posted by on Sep 18, 2019

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5 out of 5
Only 5 blocks away from the beach. Excellent breakfast!

Posted by , from hilliard, us on Jan 6, 2019

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5 out of 5

Great location, suite was extremely comfortable

We thought the breakfast brought to our room in the morning was a really nice touch.

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015

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5 out of 5

Outstanding place to stay.

Pros: Free breakfast, Close restaurants, Free Internet, Quiet
Great rooms and staff, great location, very quiet and relaxing, and close to everything in Carmel.

Posted by , from NM on Jun 12, 2012

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4 out of 5

nice place

Pros: Free breakfast, Close restaurants, Free Internet
Cons: Poor breakfast
Breakfast offered was actually more like a continental breakfast in a bag.

Posted by , from Ripon, ca. on Nov 14, 2011

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2 out of 5


We stayed at the Wayside Inn two nights and were seriously looking forward to our trip to Carmel. When we arrived, the rooms were filled with mosquitoes as if the front door or windows had been left open. We spent 30 minutes ridding the rooms of the mosquitoes. We experienced unusually noisy neighbors next door and above us who continued their antics until 1:00AM. We realize that the Wayside Inn is limited in what they can do about guests, however we will definitely see the signs the next time we find mosquitoes in the rooms, to find another Inn. The young lady at the front desk was seemingly inconvenienced by our checkout. This was not a pleasant experience. We will be staying at another location on our next trip to Carmel.

Posted by on Mar 22, 2010

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5 out of 5

A Breath Of Fresh Air

My wife and I needed time away from the hustle and bustle of our week and decided to book one night at the Wayside Inn in Carmel. We had seen the inn on a previous visit to Carmel and decided to book the room. We booked a suite with two double beds, living room, kitchen and fireplace. The room was beautifully and tastefully arranged and decorated. No detail was missed and we were treated like royalty by the staff in the office. The suite was extremely clean and the comfort level from 1-10 (10 being the best) was a 10. It was heaven falling into the oversized plush bedding. We slept like babies and had a refreshing nights rest. We highly recommend this inn and we will be rebooking another mini-vacation very soon!

Posted by on May 17, 2009

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Property Features

Free breakfast is served. Public spaces have free WiFi. Wayside Inn also features coffee/tea in a common area, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3-star Carmel hotel is smoke free.

  • 22 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)


  • Airport: Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) (9.7 km / 6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Wayside Inn offers 22 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary weekday newspapers and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast.

Nearby Activities

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests arriving after 10 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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


  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Debit cards

Hotel Names

  • Wayside Carmel
  • Wayside Hotel Carmel
  • Wayside Inn Carmel
  • Wayside Inn Hotel
  • Wayside Inn Carmel
  • Wayside Inn Hotel Carmel

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.