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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 (1496 reviews)

We had a lovely one night stay during car week. The room was well priced since we booked well ahead of time. The rooms were much nicer than expected and we had a ocean view!

Reviewed on Sep 2, 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 (541 reviews)

The Inn's medieval French architecture was fun and interesting to explore.

Reviewed on Sep 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 (636 reviews)

It was quaint - and clean - definitely dated, but a good value.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 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 (834 reviews)

everything was amazing we were there for our honeymoon and had a very special time. The property is located in a very accessible area and lots of things to see and do close by

Reviewed on Sep 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 (245 reviews)

Very quaint and perfectly situated B&B. Just two blocks to town and three blocks to the beach. Walls are a bit thin, however, there aren’t many accommodations where one can hear the ocean roar in the distance. Staff was superb!

Reviewed on Sep 2, 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
4.0/5 (409 reviews)

The Pine Inn is perfectly located on Ocean Ave. it is a lovely historic in full of history. Quaint rooms with comfortable beds.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 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 (1937 reviews)

Hotel is pet friendly. Staff is helpful. We are definitely returning soon.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 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 (861 reviews)

Always enjoy the Inn by the Sea properties. The rooms are clean, the staff are friendly and accommodating.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019
Carmel River Inn
Carmel River Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 26600 Oliver Rd, Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
3.9/5 (1083 reviews)

This hotel is an outstanding value. Clean and well maintained in a sweet location central to everything Carmel.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2019
Hofsas House Hotel
Hofsas House Hotel
2.5 out of 5.0 San Carlos Street, Between 3rd & 4th Ave, Carmel, CA
4.1/5 (331 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 (826 reviews)

We had a king room with jetted tub. It was large and comfortable. The location was right in the middle of everything. Everyone was friendly and helpful. Perfect place for our getaway!

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2019
Wayside Inn
Wayside Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 7th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (668 reviews)

The room was spacious with great ‘kitchen’ area and fabulous working fireplace (not required at this time of year)! Very clean and comfortable. Very welcoming and pleasant host as were all staff we encountered! The only drawback was the absence of A/C. We had access to a fan and kept windows wide ...

Reviewed on Sep 15, 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 (243 reviews)

Very personable and knowledgeable front desk staff. Great location. Very comfortable to stay with dog

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019
Hotel Carmel
Hotel Carmel
3.5 out of 5.0 Corner of 4th & San Carlos Street, Carmel, CA
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (355 reviews)

Convenient to downtown Carmel, nice neighborhood. Our accessible room did not have bathroom hooks or a shelf for toiletries in the shower, and very limited shelf space in the bathroom. Our "balcony" was part of a long outside corridor, and not private.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 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 (509 reviews)

The Coachman's Inn was lovely. It was perfectly situated and very comfortable. Thank you for making it Carmel stay so pleasant.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019
Carmel Inn And Suites
Carmel Inn And Suites
2.5 out of 5.0 5th And Junipero, Carmel, CA
3.6/5 (848 reviews)

Older property. Decor antique bedding. Nice bathroom but small.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 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 (1444 reviews)

Very friendly staff and honestly was quite pleasant despite what other reviews say. Some people can’t be pleased and really what’s the point of going on vacation if you’re just going to stay in your hotel room all day? It was clean affordable and great location, couldn’t ask for more

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019
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Beach Hotels in Carmel

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Stay Near the Beach 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:

  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
  • Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park
  • California's Great America
  • Children's Fairyland
  • Kiwanis Kiddieland

Between these parks and the beach, you will have no shortage of activities to keep everyone entertained during your stay.

Sun, Sand, and Savings in Carmel

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