Carmel-by-the-Sea, California Hotel - Normandy Inn Guest ReviewsVisitors to Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA have enjoyed the old-fashioned comforts of the Normandy Inn for nearly a century. Our lovely French country inn offers the best of yesterday and today, with cozy rooms set in a flower garden in the midst of Carmel village, just three blocks from the Pacific Ocean. Read on to see why guests return again and again to the Normandy Inn.
"Great stay in Carmel"
"We enjoyded a four day stay at The Normandy Inn. The service was great. The rooms were immaculate and larger then expected. The property was absolutely beautiful and the location was perfect. We were extremely satisfied. When we visit Carmel again, we will definitely stay there again. "
-TripAdvisor Member, Syosset, New York
"Nothing more inspiring than being by the Ocean. Carmel, Ca. ranks at the top of our list. over the years whenever we return we always stay at the Normandy Inn. It's because of Sandra Backinger, mgr. who does a fabulous job of greeting us and making our stay so enjoyable. She is very attentive to details. Very clean/well run/good value! "
-TripAdvisor Member, Kensington, Ca.
"I just spent another WONDERFUL week"
"My wife and I just spent another WONDERFUL week at the Normandy Inn in Carmel By-The-Sea. I could write a book about our experiences in Carmel over the past 10 years. The Normandy Inn reflects what Carmel is all about. Over the years we have become regulars with the manager Sandra and her wonderful staff. The Inn has a European feel like all of Carmel. One of the best reasons we love the Normandy Inn is the location right on Ocean Ave. (the main street) very close to restaurants, shopping, Carmel Beach, art galleries, and wineries. Mainly [we love to] just relax and experience life at it's best!! Thanks so much for another great time with everyone at the Normandy Inn!"
- TripAdvisor members Larry and Anne, Shreveport, Louisiana
"We have stayed in the Normandy Inn several times"
"We have stayed in the Normandy Inn several times over the past 35 years and can recommend it without reservation. With relatives in the area, it is a very convenient, safe, and clean inn that offers a great value in an otherwise expensive area. Located midway to the beach on Ocean Avenue, the inn is at the center of this quaint seaside community. It is in the heart of the shopping area and only a few blocks from the beach. Originally built in the 1920s, this inn has been expanded and updated several times over the years and presents a very well maintained appearance. The staff is very courteous and caring. The inn offers cookies, coffee, and tea in the evening, and a well-supplied continental breakfast in the morning. Free off-street parking is available."
- TripAdvisor members from Fairbanks, Alaska
"Beautiful facility and so convenient."
"Beautiful facility and so convenient. Easy walk to active neighborhood shops and downtown features. Limited parking is tricky but not a serious problem. Very Friendly Inn."
- Robert A.
"An awesome stay!! Thanks "
"An awesome stay!! Thanks "
- Ed M.
"Enjoyed our stay"
"Delightful, lovely grounds. Enjoyed our stay"
- C. Elam
"Best place in Carmel!"
"Always come to stay here, best place in Carmel!"
- Harold & Sherry B.
"We've been coming here for years."
"We've been coming here for years. As always, every staff person treats us like family."
- Bill & Elena S.
"Very cozy & accommodating "
"Very cozy & accommodating"
- Joan & Larry C.
"Beautiful Room. "
"Excellent stay, beautiful room."
- Rey L.
"I would stay here again, delightful front desk who were very accommodating to us and recommended to reserve fine restaurants for us. Great hospitality!"
- Deborah T.
"I have never been disappointed while staying at the Normandy Inn."
"I have never been disappointed while staying at the Normandy Inn. The staff has always had friendly and courteous service and the rooms are always immaculate. "
- Diana S.
"Excellent location and access for my daughter's wheelchair!"
"Excellent location and access for my daughter's wheelchair. Room was fantastic & facilities were great. "
- Claire H.
"Rooms are light and cheery!"
"Rooms are light and cheery. The bed was very comfortable and everything was clean and in good condition. We'll come again."
- Emily A.
"Enjoyed! Chris from the front desk was extremely pleasant and helpful!"
"Enjoyed! Chris from the front desk was extremely pleasant and helpful! Next time, we would like a room away from the street."
- Judy & Irving K.
"We had a very happy visit; good help, great accommodations."
- Guest Comment Card, Sausalito, CA
"Stayed at many places in Carmel. Yours is the best. There is no comparison. It is obvious that the hotel is lovingly cared for in detail."