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Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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La Playa Carmel
8.4 Excellent
Camino Real At 8th Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.5 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea 
ExcellentBased on 279 reviews
8.4

La Playa Carmel is situated in Carmel By the Sea and is close to the area's tourist attractions. The multiple facilities this modern hotel offers include an express check-in and check-out feature, meeting rooms and an outdoor heated pool.

Quail Lodge & Golf Club
8.8 Excellent
8205 Valley Greens Drive, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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6.6 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea 
ExcellentBased on 471 reviews
8.8

Situated in Carmel By the Sea, Quail Lodge & Golf Club offers modern 4-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool, outdoor tennis courts and a Jacuzzi. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a sauna and valet parking.

Carmel Bay View Inn
8.7 Excellent
Junipero Street Between 5th And 6th St, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.3 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea 
ExcellentBased on 1,789 reviews
8.7

Located in Carmel By the Sea, Carmel Bay View Inn is within a 15-minute drive of Monterey Regional Airport and provides an outdoor pool. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

Normandy Inn
8.7 Excellent
Ocean Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.5 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea 
ExcellentBased on 883 reviews
8.7

Normandy Inn provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Carmel By the Sea. It also features an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception.

The Hideaway
8.2 Excellent
Junipero Street & 8th Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.0 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea 
ExcellentBased on 187 reviews
8.2

Ideally situated in Carmel By the Sea, The Hideaway Carmel By the Sea provides charming accommodation within a short drive of Point Lobos State Reserve and Pebble Beach Golf Links. Guests can also enjoy free internet throughout the property.

Briarwood Inn
8.4 Excellent
San Carlos Street Between 4th & 5th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.5 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea 
ExcellentBased on 783 reviews
8.4

Situated in Carmel By the Sea, Briarwood Inn is an easy drive from Pebble Beach and Monterey. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access in all areas.

Hyatt Carmel Highlands
7.9 Good
120 Highland Dr, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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5.9 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea 
GoodBased on 421 reviews
7.9

HYATT CARMEL HIGHLANDS provides comfortable 4-star accommodation in Carmel By the Sea. It also offers outdoor tennis courts, a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool.

Carmel Mission Inn
8.0 Excellent
3665 Rio Road, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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1.9 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea 
ExcellentBased on 1,521 reviews
8.0

Ideally situated in Carmel By the Sea, Carmel Mission Inn & Fuse Lounge Cafe provides stylish accommodation an easy drive from Point Lobos State Reserve. It also features a gym, an outdoor heated pool and a Jacuzzi.

The Getaway
8.8 Excellent
Ocean And Junipero, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.2 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea 
ExcellentBased on 614 reviews
8.8

The Getaway Carmel By the Sea offers 3-star accommodation in Carmel By the Sea. Guests can also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi.

Hotel Carmel
8.4 Excellent
Corner of 4th & San Carlos Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.6 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea 
ExcellentBased on 117 reviews
8.4

Hotel Carmel is located in Carmel By the Sea and features a Jacuzzi and free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.

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Cheapest month:February
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Average price in Carmel-by-the-Sea:C$ 354/night
Cheapest price found:C$ 70/night
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Hyatt Carmel Highlands
7.9 Good
120 Highland Dr, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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5.9 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 

HYATT CARMEL HIGHLANDS provides comfortable 4-star accommodation in Carmel By the Sea. It also offers outdoor tennis courts, a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool.

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Carmel Bay View Inn
8.7 Excellent
Junipero Street Between 5th And 6th St, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.3 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 

Located in Carmel By the Sea, Carmel Bay View Inn is within a 15-minute drive of Monterey Regional Airport and provides an outdoor pool. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

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L Auberge Carmel
8.7 Excellent
Monte Verde St & 7th Ave, Carmel-By-The-Sea, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.4 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 

Located in Carmel By the Sea, L'Auberge Carmel Relais & Chateaux is an easy drive from Pebble Beach Golf Links and Monterey Bay Aquarium. This luxury 4-star hotel is just a 10-minute drive from Pebble Beach.

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Quail Lodge & Golf Club
8.8 Excellent
8205 Valley Greens Drive, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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6.6 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 

Situated in Carmel By the Sea, Quail Lodge & Golf Club offers modern 4-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool, outdoor tennis courts and a Jacuzzi. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a sauna and valet parking.

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Wayside Inn
8.9 Excellent
7th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.1 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 

Located in Carmel By the Sea, Wayside Inn is within a 15-minute drive of Monterey Regional Airport and provides a Jacuzzi. This comfortable 3-star inn is just a 10-minute drive from Pebble Beach.

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Colonial Terrace
9.3 Excellent
13th and San Antonio, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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1.0 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 

Located in Carmel By the Sea, The Colonial Terrace is within a 20-minute drive of Monterey Regional Airport and provides a swimming pool. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi throughout their stay.

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The Vagabond's House
9.0 Excellent
4th And Dolores, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.6 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 

Located in Carmel By the Sea, The Vagabond's House Boutique Inn & Spa Studio is within a 15-minute drive of Monterey Regional Airport and offers a bowling alley. Those staying at the property can also make use of complimentary wireless internet during their stay.

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Carriage House Inn
9.3 Excellent
Junipero Between 7th And 8th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.0 km from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 

Carriage House Inn offers 3-star accommodation in Carmel By the Sea. It also provides a Jacuzzi and outdoor tennis courts.

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Carmel Resort Inn
7.6 Good
Carpenter Street Between 1st And 2nd Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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1.0 km from city centre,  

Conveniently situated and featuring a swimming pool and a sauna, this comfortable resort is located an easy drive from Pebble Beach. It is also within walking distance of Carmel By the Sea's popular attractions.

C$ 181
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Carmel Inn And Suites
7.3 Good
5th And Junipero, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.4 km from city centre,  

Situated in Carmel By the Sea, Carmel Inn & Suites is an easy drive from Pebble Beach and Monterey. Those staying at the property have access to a beauty centre, an outdoor pool and outdoor tennis courts.

C$ 210
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Carmel Wayfarer Inn
6.9 Good
4th Ave And Mission Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.6 km from city centre,  

Conveniently situated and featuring outdoor tennis courts, this comfortable hotel is located a short drive from Pebble Beach. It is also steps from Carmel By the Sea's popular tourist attractions.

C$ 213
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Carmel River Inn
8.2 Excellent
26600 Oliver Road, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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1.9 km from city centre,  

Carmel River Inn is situated in Carmel By the Sea and is close to Point Lobos State Reserve. It also features outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.

C$ 224
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Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites
8.9 Excellent
24815 Carpenter Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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1.1 km from city centre,  

The Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites offers 3-star accommodation in Carmel By the Sea. It also provides outdoor tennis courts, a swimming pool and a Jacuzzi.

C$ 231
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Clarion Collection Carmel Oaks Inn
7.6 Good
NE 5th & Mission, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.4 km from city centre,  

Carmel Oaks - Clarion Collection - Carmel By The Sea provides a comfortable setting when in Carmel By the Sea. It also offers a 24-hour reception, massage services and free Wi-Fi.

C$ 241
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Carmel Bay View Inn
8.7 Excellent
Junipero Street Between 5th And 6th St, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.3 km from city centre,  

Located in Carmel By the Sea, Carmel Bay View Inn is within a 15-minute drive of Monterey Regional Airport and provides an outdoor pool. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

C$ 242
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Hofsas House Hotel
8.5 Excellent
4th Ave And San Carlos Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.6 km from city centre,  

This charming hotel in Carmel By the Sea offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as a sauna and an outdoor heated pool. It is ideally located for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

C$ 245
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Hotel prices in Carmel-by-the-Sea

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Best Western Carmel's Town House Lodge
#1 Most popular

Best Western Carmel's Town House Lodge

Nw Corner Of San Carlos St & 5th Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States

7.8 Good
C$ 298

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Carmel River Inn
#2 Most popular

Carmel River Inn

26600 Oliver Road, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States

8.2 Excellent
C$ 227

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Carmel Inn And Suites
Best value

Carmel Inn And Suites

5th And Junipero, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States

7.3 Good
C$ 211

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3 stars
Carmel Lodge
#1 Most popular

Carmel Lodge

San Carlos Street at 5th Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States

8.0 Excellent
C$ 503

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The Getaway
#2 Most popular

The Getaway

Ocean And Junipero, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States

8.8 Excellent
C$ 493

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Carmel Mission Inn
Best value

Carmel Mission Inn

3665 Rio Road, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States

8.0 Excellent
C$ 342

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La Playa Carmel
#1 Most popular

La Playa Carmel

Camino Real At 8th Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States

8.4 Excellent
C$ 729

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L Auberge Carmel
#2 Most popular

L Auberge Carmel

Monte Verde St & 7th Ave, Carmel-By-The-Sea, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States

8.7 Excellent
C$ 1,000

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Quail Lodge & Golf Club
Best value

Quail Lodge & Golf Club

8205 Valley Greens Drive, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States

8.8 Excellent
C$ 470

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Where to stay in Carmel-by-the-Sea

About Carmel-by-the-Sea

Serving as the northern gateway to California’s Big Sur coast, Carmel By The Sea is a charming beach city on the Monterey Peninsula. It’s renowned for the ornate Spanish architecture of the Carmel Mission, as well as being a popular destination for spotting migrating whales.

Things to do

Enjoy a stroll along the Scenic Bluff Path, which extends from the golden sands of Carmel Beach to the popular birdwatching location of Carmel River State Beach. The gravel pathway winds beneath Monterey cypresses and past landscaped gardens and offers magnificent views of the rugged Pacific coastline.

Admire the 18th-century architecture of the Carmel Mission Basilica Museum, built by early Franciscan missionaries. Learn about the restoration efforts at the Harry Downie Museum, witness the monumental bronze and travertine cenotaph by sculptor Jo Mora and see the cell where Saint Junípero Serra lived at the Convento Museum.

Spend a day wildlife spotting along the dramatic coastline of the Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, home to harbor seals and a popular area for spotting humpback and blue whales. Follow one of the many hiking trails and visit the 19th-century Whalers Cabin that was used by early Japanese and Chinese fishermen.

Carmel By The Sea serves as the northern gateway to Big Sur, a spectacular stretch of coastline that hugs the Pacific Ocean. Travel over the Bixby Bridge to explore the hiking trails of beautiful Andrew Molera State Park and witness the McWay Falls within Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.

Getting around

Carmel By The Sea is 15 minutes’ drive from Monterey Regional Airport or around two hours from San Francisco International Airport. Buses travel throughout Carmel By The Sea, but having your own vehicle is best for exploring the Big Sur coast.

Carmel-by-the-Sea travel FAQs

Serving as the northern gateway to California’s Big Sur coast, Carmel By The Sea is a charming beach city on the Monterey Peninsula. It’s renowned for the ornate Spanish architecture of the Carmel Mission, as well as being a popular destination for spotting migrating whales.

Things to do in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Enjoy a stroll along the Scenic Bluff Path, which extends from the golden sands of Carmel Beach to the popular birdwatching location of Carmel River State Beach. The gravel pathway winds beneath Monterey cypresses and past landscaped gardens and offers magnificent views of the rugged Pacific coastline.

Admire the 18th-century architecture of the Carmel Mission Basilica Museum, built by early Franciscan missionaries. Learn about the restoration efforts at the Harry Downie Museum, witness the monumental bronze and travertine cenotaph by sculptor Jo Mora and see the cell where Saint Junípero Serra lived at the Convento Museum.

Spend a day wildlife spotting along the dramatic coastline of the Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, home to harbor seals and a popular area for spotting humpback and blue whales. Follow one of the many hiking trails and visit the 19th-century Whalers Cabin that was used by early Japanese and Chinese fishermen.

Carmel By The Sea serves as the northern gateway to Big Sur, a spectacular stretch of coastline that hugs the Pacific Ocean. Travel over the Bixby Bridge to explore the hiking trails of beautiful Andrew Molera State Park and witness the McWay Falls within Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.

Getting around Carmel-by-the-Sea

Carmel By The Sea is 15 minutes’ drive from Monterey Regional Airport or around two hours from San Francisco International Airport. Buses travel throughout Carmel By The Sea, but having your own vehicle is best for exploring the Big Sur coast.

  • What are the best hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

    La Playa Carmel is a very popular hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea with a score of 8.4 from 279 reviews. Quail Lodge & Golf Club (8.8 from 471 reviews) and Carmel Bay View Inn (8.7 from 1,789 reviews) are also highly rated Carmel-by-the-Sea hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel near Carmel Beach?

    La Playa Carmel is a good hotel close to Carmel Beach - it has scored 8.4 over 279 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea near Carmel Valley Ranch Golf Course?

    Charming Coastal Cottage Comfortable Living Indoor and Out is the most recommended hotel near Carmel Valley Ranch Golf Course on HotelsCombined (scoring 10.0 over 20 reviews).

  • Is there a good hotel near Carmel Mission?

    If you’re planning to stay near Carmel Mission, you should consider La Playa Carmel, which has a score of 8.4 from 279 reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea cost?

    Searches in the last 72 hours suggest an average price of around C$ 612/night is normal for a hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

    C$ 256/night is the cheapest price found for a hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea by HotelsCombined users over the last 72 hours.