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Discover well-known properties in Carmel-by-the-Sea that are favored by visitors more than others. There are 432 hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea and price data was last updated on June 20, 2024. The average price for a hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea is $349/night.
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4th Ave And Mission Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
Carmel Wayfarer Inn provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Carmel By the Sea. It is conveniently located for those wanting to sightsee in the area.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.0
Good
1095 reviews
Location
0.4 mi from city centre
3665 Rio Road, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
Located in Carmel By the Sea, Carmel Mission Inn & Fuse Lounge Cafe is an easy drive from Monterey Bay Aquarium and offers disabled parking. It has a spa, as well as a Jacuzzi, an outdoor heated pool and a beauty centre.
8.1
Excellent
2006 reviews
Location
1.1 mi from city centre
San Carlos Street Between 4th & 5th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.1
Excellent
1069 reviews
Location
0.3 mi from city centre
Ocean Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Spa
8.4
Excellent
426 reviews
Location
0.3 mi from city centre
24815 Carpenter Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
Boasting outdoor tennis courts, a swimming pool and a Jacuzzi, The Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites is located in Carmel By the Sea and provides comfortable accommodation. It also offers free wireless internet.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.1
Excellent
433 reviews
Location
0.7 mi from city centre
4th Ave And San Carlos Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
Set in Carmel By the Sea, Hofsas House Hotel is located within easy driving distance of Pebble Beach and Monterey. It also offers an outdoor heated pool, free Wi-Fi and a sauna.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.2
Excellent
1586 reviews
Location
0.4 mi from city centre
San Carlos St And 4th Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
Located in Carmel By the Sea, Svendsgaard's Inn is within a 15-minute drive of Monterey Regional Airport and provides an outdoor pool. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
8.2
Excellent
820 reviews
Location
0.4 mi from city centre
NE 5th & Mission, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
Carmel Oaks - Clarion Collection - Carmel By The Sea is located in Carmel By the Sea and offers guests free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.4
Good
444 reviews
Location
0.3 mi from city centre
Ocean Ave At Monte Verde, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
Pine Inn - Carmel provides 3-star accommodation in Carmel By the Sea. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, meeting rooms and a 24-hour reception.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.6
Good
1122 reviews
Location
0.3 mi from city centre
26600 Oliver Road, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
Carmel River Inn is situated in Carmel By the Sea and provides guests with free Wi-Fi. Guests have access to outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor pool and a beauty centre.
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
8.4
Excellent
538 reviews
Location
1.2 mi from city centre

Tips for booking hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on June 20, 2024.
Cheapest month:February
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Carmel-by-the-Sea:$349/night
Cheapest price found:$47/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$271 - $479
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$296 - $402
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Top-rated Carmel-by-the-Sea hotels

Browse through properties in Carmel-by-the-Sea that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 432 properties in Carmel-by-the-Sea and data was last updated on June 20, 2024.
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Dolores St. & 3rd Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
0.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$460
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120 Highland Dr, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
3.7 mi from city centre
$509
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Junipero Street Between 5th And 6th St, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
0.2 mi from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$214
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8205 Valley Greens Drive, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
4.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$387
Avg. per night
7th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
0.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$288
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1 Old Ranch Road, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
6.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$553
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Junipero Between 7th And 8th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
0.0 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$446
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South West Corner Junipero Street & 3rd Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
0.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$300
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Cheapest hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

Discover affordable stays in Carmel-by-the-Sea that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea can be found for as low as $223 per night. There is currently one property in Carmel-by-the-Sea that can be booked for this price. Carmel Fireplace Inn is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Price data was last updated on June 20, 2024
Out of the hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea we've come across, these properties are priced the lowest. Consider alternative dates if you're able to compare prices.
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4th And San Carlos Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$223
Avg. per night
Monte Verde Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$245
Avg. per night
Dolores Street & 8th Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
0.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$300
Avg. per night
San Carlos at 7th Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
0.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$308
Avg. per night
San Carlos Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$350
Avg. per night
Mission Street at Third Avenue (PO Box 3403), Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
0.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$372
Avg. per night
Corner of 4th & San Carlos Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
0.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$461
Avg. per night
Ocean And Junipero, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
0.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$519
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Carmel-by-the-Sea to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on June 20, 2024.
We've come across the following hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea with different price and hotel class options. Change the dates at the top of the page to see more options in Carmel-by-the-Sea.
2 stars
2 stars and under
Junipero Street Between 5th And 6th St, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
Ocean Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
24815 Carpenter Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
3 stars
3 stars
3665 Rio Road, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
San Carlos Street Between 4th & 5th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
4th Ave And Mission Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
4 stars
4 stars +
120 Highland Dr, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
Camino Real At 8th Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
8205 Valley Greens Drive, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States

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Where to stay in Carmel-by-the-Sea

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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 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.

Facts about staying in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Carmel-by-the-Sea to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on June 20, 2024.
  • What are the best hotels on Ocean Avenue in Carmel by the Sea?

    Ocean Avenue is the city’s busiest street, which connects to the city beach and park. It houses several jewelry stores, hotels, and art galleries. Booking at a hotel along this street will put you in a convenient location to access Carmel Beach and other exciting destinations in the city.  Some of the cheap hotels in Carmel by the Sea that are located along this street include Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea, The Normandy Inn, and Pine Inn. If you reserve a room at Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea, you will be a short drive from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. If you choose to book The Normandy Inn, you will be at a walkable distance from Carmel Beach, which is a popular surfing spot in the city. Pine Inn will be a good option for travelers who prefer using public means of transport because it is located nears several transport stops, including Lincoln/Carmel Foundation, San Carlos/7th, and 6th/Mission Street.

  • Are there kid-friendly hotels in Carmel by the Sea?

    Several hotels in Carmel by the Sea are suitable for visitors coming into the city with their families. A hotel is considered kid-friendly if its rooms are spacious and have some amenities that are suitable for kids. Reserving a room at the Carmel Valley Ranch will be a suitable option. This hotel is located a short drive from Asilomar State Beach and Carmel Beach, where you can spend your time with your family relaxing by the ocean. It is conveniently accessible by those using either public or private means of transport. The La Playa Carmel is another great option for a kid-friendly hotel. Located along the Camino Real and 8th Avenue, the hotel serves complimentary breakfast to its customers. You will, therefore, enjoy a free hot breakfast together with your family and effectively save on your budget. Spending time at this hotel will keep you a short distance from Garrapata State Park, where you can visit with your kids and have fun.

  • How do I find a peaceful and quiet hotel in Carmel by the Sea?

    Quiet and peaceful Carmel by the Sea hotels are suitable for those traveling to the city for a romantic gateway or just seeking to be in a tranquil environment where they can enjoy reading a book. Carriage House Inn, located at Junipero between the 7th and 8th Avenue, will be a good option for those interested in a quiet and peaceful environment. The hotel has romantic rooms with a fireplace, making it a great destination for couples. Reserving a room here will enable you to enjoy free breakfast, snacks, and wine. The hotel also has an elegant library that offers 24-hour services, where you can access a wide range of books, publications, among other reading materials. The Hotel Carmel is also another great option for a hotel that features a tranquil environment. It has a library where you can have a good time reading books. You will also enjoy free breakfast and well-decorated rooms.

  • What neighborhoods in Carmel by the Sea have the best restaurants?

    Travelers arriving in Carmel by the Sea will be able to enjoy delicious meals options if they visit the Southeast, Northwest, and Northeast neighborhoods. If you visit the Southeast neighborhood, you will be able to enjoy the delicious meals at the Village Gem Restaurant or Mission Ranch Restaurant. After your meals, you can visit the nearby Forest Theatre Guild, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and Carmel Beach to have some fun. If you visit the Northeast neighborhood, you will have a great breakfast or lunch at the Tree House Café or Vesuvio Restaurant. After enjoying your delicious meals at any of these places, you can be able to visit the Cherry Center of Arts and the iconic Carmel Mission Basilica. If you visit the Northwest neighborhood, consider having your meal at the Hog’s Breath Inn or Pangaea Grill. In addition to enjoying the meals, you can conveniently do your shopping at the Carmel Plaza shopping mall and The Banyard Shopping Village.

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

    Carmel Mission Inn (8.1/10 from 2,006 reviews), The Quail Lodge (8.9/10 from 586 reviews), and Hyatt Carmel Highlands (7.6/10 from 251 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

  • What is a good hotel near Carmel Beach?

    Reviews of La Playa Hotel recommend it as a good place to stay near Carmel Beach, scoring 8.3/10 from 252 ratings.

  • What is a good hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea near Sunset Center?

    Carmel Mission Inn is rated 8.1 from 2,006 reviews and is close to Sunset Center.

  • Is there a good hotel near Carmel Mission?

    2,006 HotelsCombined reviews of Carmel Mission Inn score it 8.1/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near Carmel Mission.

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

    The average price of a hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea has been around $589 per night over the last 3 days. For a 5-star hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea, the average price is around $449/night, depending on your dates. The average price of a 4-star hotel is $852/night.

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

    Prices for Carmel-by-the-Sea hotels have been found for as low as $98/night over the last 3 days. The popularity of your requested dates can significantly affect prices. For the upcoming weekend of Jun 21 to Jun 23, Carmel-by-the-Sea hotel prices start from $257/night.

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

    Users have found prices for hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea tonight starting as low as $190, rising to an average cost of $431, based on searches in the last 72 hours. Prices start from $373 for a 4-star hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea for tonight.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

    The cheapest month to book a hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea is February ($271). Conversely, the most expensive month to stay in Carmel-by-the-Sea is August ($479).

  • What is the cheapest day to book a hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

    The cheapest day to stay in Carmel-by-the-Sea is Sunday ($296). On the other hand, travelers can expect to pay the most on Friday, when the average nightly price is $402.

  • Are there any hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea close to Monterey Regional?

    The closest hotel to Monterey Regional is The Quail Lodge, which is located 4.1 mi away from the city center.

  • What are some other cities to stay in when visiting California?

    In addition to Carmel-by-the-Sea, travelers opt to visit Los Angeles when visiting California. San Francisco is also a popular choice to visit.

  • How many hotels are there in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

    In total, there are 432 hotels to choose from in Carmel-by-the-Sea, compared to 92,786 properties in California.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

    The most popular landmarks in Carmel-by-the-Sea are Carmel Beach (in Carmel-by-the-Sea), Sunset Center (in Carmel-by-the-Sea), and Carmel Mission (in Carmel-by-the-Sea) according to our user data. If you plan to visit either of these, we recommend finding a hotel nearby to cut down on travel time.

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