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The Getaway
8.6 Excellent
Ocean And Junipero, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.1 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 
ExcellentBased on 3 reviews
8.6

This comfortable hotel in Carmel By the Sea offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as a concierge and bicycle rental. It also provides free public parking on site and Pebble Beach Golf Links and Point Lobos State Reserve are a brief car trip away.

Carmel River Inn
8.3 Excellent
26600 Oliver Road, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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1.2 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 
ExcellentBased on 298 reviews
8.3

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.

Svendsgaard's Inn
8.2 Excellent
San Carlos St And 4th Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.4 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 
ExcellentBased on 550 reviews
8.2

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.

Candle Light Inn
9.1 Excellent
San Carlos Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.3 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 
ExcellentBased on 382 reviews
9.1

Candle Light Inn provides a charming setting when in Carmel By the Sea. It also offers a Jacuzzi and outdoor tennis courts.

Carmel Fireplace Inn
7.8 Good
4th And San Carlos Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.3 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 
GoodBased on 859 reviews
7.8

Carmel Fireplace Inn is located in Carmel By the Sea and offers free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

Hotel Carmel
8.1 Excellent
Corner of 4th & San Carlos Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.4 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 
ExcellentBased on 108 reviews
8.1

Hotel Carmel offers a bowling alley and a Jacuzzi, as well as rooms with free wireless internet in rooms. It is also moments from Carmel By the Sea's well-known attractions.

Wayside Inn
8.6 Excellent
7th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.1 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 
ExcellentBased on 247 reviews
8.6

Wayside Inn provides a comfortable setting when in Carmel By the Sea. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

Monte Verde Inn
Monte Verde Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.2 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 

Monte Verde Inn is located in Carmel By the Sea and is close to the area's tourist attractions. This comfortable bed & breakfast also offers outdoor tennis courts, and is within easy driving distance of Pebble Beach and Monterey.

Carriage House Inn
9.3 Excellent
Junipero Between 7th And 8th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.0 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 
ExcellentBased on 155 reviews
9.3

Boasting a Jacuzzi and outdoor tennis courts, Carriage House Inn is located in Carmel By the Sea and offers charming accommodation. This comfortable 3-star inn is just a 10-minute drive from Pebble Beach.

Carmel Country Inn
8.8 Excellent
Dolores St. & 3rd Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.4 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 
ExcellentBased on 97 reviews
8.8

Carmel Country Inn provides a comfortable setting when in Carmel By the Sea. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

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Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Carmel-by-the-Sea:$481/night
Cheapest price found:$57/night
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Most expensive day:Tuesday
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Cypress Inn
Lincoln & 7th Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.2 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 

Cypress Inn Carmel By the Sea provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Carmel By the Sea. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.

$116
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Hyatt Carmel Highlands
7.9 Good
120 Highland Dr, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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3.7 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 

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

$608
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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

  • 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?

    Villa by the Sea, Off Ocean Ave, Carmel-By-The-Sea (8.7/10 from 20 reviews), Carmel River Inn (8.3/10 from 298 reviews), and Svendsgaard's Inn (8.2/10 from 550 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

  • What is a good hotel near Carmel Beach?

    Reviews of Svendsgaard's Inn recommend it as a good place to stay near Carmel Beach, scoring 8.2/10 from 550 ratings.

  • 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 rated 10.0 from 20 reviews and is close to Carmel Valley Ranch Golf Course.

  • Is there a good hotel near Sunset Center?

    298 HotelsCombined reviews of Carmel River Inn score it 8.3/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near Sunset Center.