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Carmel Bay View Inn
Carmel Bay View Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 Junipero Street Between 5th And 6th St, Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (1551 reviews)

Nice room. Good breakfast. Near town. Friendly staff.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019
Normandy Inn
Normandy Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 Ocean Ave., btwn Monte Verde St. & Casanova St., Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (571 reviews)

An amazing gem of a hotel in a magnificent location of Carmel by the Sea

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019
Colonial Terrace Inn by the Sea
Colonial Terrace Inn by the Sea
3.5 out of 5.0 13th and San Antonio, Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (653 reviews)

Really loved the gardens and the main building was beautiful. Breakfast was fantastic. Coffee was excellent. The rooms are definitely outdated and need some updating

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019
La Playa Carmel
La Playa Carmel
4.0 out of 5.0 Camino Real at Eighth Ave., Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (857 reviews)

Great property, even better location. Friendly, helpful staff.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019
Carmel Green Lantern Inn
Carmel Green Lantern Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 Casanova & 7th Avenue, Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (265 reviews)

This is a terrific little gem of a B&B located centrally in Carmel. The rooms were clean and cozy and the staff were very friendly and accommodating. We'll definitely be back!

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2019
Edgemere Cottages
Edgemere Cottages
3.0 out of 5.0 San Antonio Btw 13th and Santa Lucia, Carmel, CA
4.7/5 (94 reviews)

It was located within walking distance to downtown Carmel and Mission Ranch. We walked both. Gretchen and Doug were very gracious and our cottage was amazing. We plan to return.. Ed and Dolores Sherry

Reviewed on May 18, 2019
Pine Inn
Pine Inn
3.5 out of 5.0 Ocean Ave At Monte Verde, Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (444 reviews)

An old fashioned hotel but very comfortable, in a great location, and with a good breakfast

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2019
Carmel Mission Inn & Fuse Lounge Café
Carmel Mission Inn & Fuse Lounge Café
3.5 out of 5.0 3665 Rio Rd, Carmel, CA
4.2/5 (1944 reviews)

Everything, the cleanliness kind people. It was near everything

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019
Svendsgaard's Inn
Svendsgaard's Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 San Carlos St And 4th Ave, Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (890 reviews)

Close walking distance to restaurants, downtown, warm atmosphere, friendly welcome from staff. We enjoyed the delivery of the complementary continental breakfast. Area was quiet. Enjoyed the fireplace, in our room.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2019
Carmel River Inn
Carmel River Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 26600 Oliver Rd, Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
3.9/5 (1085 reviews)

This is a great property. Lots of new construction now of new cabins.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019
Hofsas House Hotel
Hofsas House Hotel
2.5 out of 5.0 San Carlos Street, Between 3rd & 4th Ave, Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (334 reviews)

Great place in Carmel Ca. Room was clean and staff was great and friendly. Will definitely stay here again.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019
Candle Light Inn
Candle Light Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 San Carlos Street, Between 4th and 5th Ave., Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (858 reviews)

My best hotel stay in Carmel, highly recommend. Breakfast delivered to your door is a smart way to provide great service when facility does not have a dining room. Motel setup but nicely decorated and updated.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2019
Wayside Inn
Wayside Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 7th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (684 reviews)

The beds and pillows are AMAZING! Love the location. Such an easy access to all the shops on Ocean Ave. It was so cozy with the fireplace and big comfortable leather chair in the den. Nice to have a little kitchen. But the best thing besides beds was having the breakfast delivered to your door and ...

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019
Monte Verde Inn
Monte Verde Inn
3.5 out of 5.0 Monte Verde Street, Between Ocean and 7th Avenues, Carmel, CA
4.3/5 (255 reviews)

Checking in was easy, manager was nice. We rented the family suite which was great and convenient. The PLUS was they deliver a breakfast basket with goodies that will make your day!

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2019
Hotel Carmel
Hotel Carmel
3.5 out of 5.0 Corner of 4th & San Carlos Street, Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (369 reviews)

Loved the location. Could walk to everything in town (food, drinks, shopping) and to the beach. Breakfast wasn't included (which was fine) except we paid $20.00 a day for bagel/toast/oatmeal. I would expect more from a $20.00 breakfast. No elevator (which was fine for my party) but to elderly folks, ...

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019
Coachman's Inn, A Four Sisters Inn
Coachman's Inn, A Four Sisters Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 San Carlos At Seventh, Carmel, CA
4.4/5 (539 reviews)

Great location. Sweet property with nice amenities.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019
Carmel Inn And Suites
Carmel Inn And Suites
2.5 out of 5.0 5th And Junipero, Carmel, CA
3.6/5 (872 reviews)

This hotel has an older style but it is very clean and the bathrooms are updated. The woman at the front was very friendly. We stayed for one night and we had no complaints. We will definitely stay here again.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019
Carmel Wayfarer Inn
Carmel Wayfarer Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 4th Ave And Mission Ave, Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
3.2/5 (1479 reviews)

Great little property within walking distance to everything Carmel has to offer.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2019
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Beach Hotels in Carmel

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You might want to venture out and explore once you're settled. If you can't wait to check out the beaches, grab your chairs and umbrella, and don't forget your sunblock. And if you get tired of shaking sand off your shoes, you can always take advantage of what else Carmel has to offer. Here's a list of several things to do if you want a break from the sand:

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  • California's Great America
  • Children's Fairyland
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Between these parks and the beach, you will have no shortage of activities to keep everyone entertained during your stay.

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