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Carmel Mission Inn
8.0 Excellent
3665 Rio Road, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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1.1 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 
ExcellentBased on 1,746 reviews
8.0

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.

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 549 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.

Carmel Wayfarer Inn
6.8 Good
4th Ave And Mission 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 
GoodBased on 1,160 reviews
6.8

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.

La Playa Carmel
8.3 Excellent
Camino Real At 8th Avenue, 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 244 reviews
8.3

Set in Carmel By the Sea, La Playa Carmel is an easy drive from Pebble Beach and Monterey. The multiple facilities this modern hotel offers include an express check-in and check-out feature, meeting rooms and an outdoor heated pool.

Coachman's Inn, A Four Sisters Inn
8.7 Excellent
San Carlos at 7th 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 299 reviews
8.7

This unique 3-star inn provides a range of accommodation options throughout the old city of Carmel By the Sea. It also offers a Jacuzzi and a sauna.

Carmel Bay View Inn
8.4 Excellent
Junipero Street Between 5th And 6th St, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.2 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 
ExcellentBased on 1,311 reviews
8.4

Situated in Carmel By the Sea, Carmel Bay View Inn is a short walk from the Forest Theater and provides an outdoor pool. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

The Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites
7.7 Good
24815 Carpenter Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.7 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 
GoodBased on 81 reviews
7.7

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.

Briarwood Inn
8.1 Excellent
San Carlos Street Between 4th & 5th, 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 769 reviews
8.1

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.

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.

Adobe Inn
7.9 Good
Dolores Street & 8th Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.1 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 
GoodBased on 443 reviews
7.9

Adobe Inn Carmel By the Sea is set in Carmel By the Sea and is within a short walk of local attractions, such as the Forest Theater. It also offers outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor pool and a sauna.

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Average price in Carmel-by-the-Sea:$401/night
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$260 - $598
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Top Rated Carmel-by-the-Sea hotels

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Carmel Country Inn
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 

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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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.

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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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4.1 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 

Quail Lodge & Golf Club is located in Carmel By the Sea and offers a Jacuzzi and outdoor tennis courts. It also provides a sauna, an outdoor pool and an express check-in and check-out feature.

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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 

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.

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Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge
8.6 Excellent
South West Corner Junipero Street & 3rd Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.4 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States 

Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge is located in Carmel By the Sea and features a Jacuzzi and free Wi-Fi. It also offers laundry facilities, a swimming pool and a concierge.

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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 

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.

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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.

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Pine Inn
7.6 Good
Ocean Ave At Monte Verde, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.3 mi from city centre, 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.

Cheapest hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

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 

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.

$158
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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 

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.

$166
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Normandy Inn
8.5 Excellent
Ocean Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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0.3 mi from city centre, 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.

$215
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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 

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

$261
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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 

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.

$340
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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?

    The Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites (7.7/10 from 81 reviews), Candle Light Inn (9.1/10 from 389 reviews), and Carmel Special. Beautiful Private Cottage (9.2/10 from 16 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

  • What is a good hotel near Carmel Beach?

    Reviews of The Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites recommend it as a good place to stay near Carmel Beach, scoring 7.7/10 from 81 ratings.

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

    The Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites is rated 7.7 from 81 reviews and is close to Sunset Center.

  • Is there a good hotel near Carmel Mission?

    389 HotelsCombined reviews of Candle Light Inn score it 9.1/10, 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 is $437 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data.

  • 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 $82/night over the last 3 days. The popularity of your requested dates can significantly affect prices. For the upcoming weekend of Feb 3 to Feb 5, Carmel-by-the-Sea hotel prices start from $234/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 $166, rising to an average cost of $389, based on searches in the last 72 hours. Prices start from $502 for a 4-star hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea for tonight.

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