Svendsgaard's Inn

Corner of 4th & San Carlos StreetCarmel-by-the-Sea93921USA
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About Svendsgaard's Inn

A European-themed hotel in picturesque Carmel, Svendsgaard's Inn, Carmel-by-the-Sea offers elegant rooms and suites, some with fireplaces and hot tubs.

Guest rooms have complimentary Wi-Fi  access, satellite TV, refrigerators and coffee-making facilities.

Surrounded by majestic pines, manicured lawns and gardens, Svendsgaard’s Inn offers guests everything needed for a relaxing stay, including a 24-hour front desk, an outdoor pool, freshly baked cookies in the lobby and complimentary newspapers. The hotel is dog-friendly and has on-site parking.

A complimentary breakfast delivered to guest rooms includes pastries, fruit and cereal.  Carmel’s numerous restaurants are an easy stroll from Svendsgaard’s.

Visitors can enjoy Carmel’s quaint village shops and restaurants and Svendsgaard's is an ideal base for visiting nearby attractions such as Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row and Pebble Beach.


Corner of 4th & San Carlos Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, 93921, USA
Telephone: +1(831)6241511 | Fax: +1(831)6245661 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hypoallergenic rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

Positive Reviews

Quaint Boutique Hotel

Guests at Svendsgaard's Inn Carmel-by-the-Sea loved small touches such as the morning breakfast deliveries with pastries and coffee and warm cookies served in the lobby. The pleasant courtyard, swimming pool and gardens also added to the experience. Guests with suites appreciated amenities such as a fireplace,whirlpool tub and wall mounted TV in the bathroom.

Pleasant Location

The hotel's Carmel village location was popular with guests. Whether they were in Carmel to enjoy the beach or the shops and restaurants, heading north to Big Sur and San Francisco or south to Southern California, they enjoyed the charm of the area and many said they would happily return to Carmel and Svendsgaard's Inn.

We're Here To Help

The Svendsgaard's staff drew high praise from guests for their polite and helpful professionalism. Guests said the staff went a long way to make the experience unforgettable.

Negative Reviews

Marred Perfection

While most guests enjoyed their stay at Svendsgaard's Inn and had very few complaints, a few guests noted carpet stains and chipped and discolored porcelain in the bathrooms and stained face cloths. Some guests also complained about the mattresses.

Blah Breakfast

Continental breakfast is delivered to guest rooms at Svendsgaard's Inn and not all guests were thrilled with this approach or with the breakfast itself. Some complained that it lacked variety, was very basic and that the coffee was not very good.


Noting that the Carmel area is expensive, a few guests thought that Svendsgaard's Inn was a bit overpriced and is in need of upgrading.

Rating Overview

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8.5 out of 10 based on 1739 reviews