La Playa Carmel

Camino Real at 8th Ave., Carmel, CA 93921 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
4.0 Star Property
36.552560-121.926090
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Very Good
4.5/5

Based on 1184 guest reviews

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  • Has an outdoor pool!
  • 80 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • 2 suites in hotel
  • Check in: 4 pm
  • Check out: 12 pm
  • Hotel has a green policy
  • Group friendly rating of 5.5/10
  • 5 meeting rooms in property

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Room Types

Check Rates1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Ocean View
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed Accessible 1 Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed Ocean View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesAccessible King Room King Bed
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Bed Ocean View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Ocean View Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesKing or 2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesKing Room Disability Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check RatesLeisure Rate 1 Pillowtop Bed with Luxury Linens and Flat Screen TV High Speed Internet Available
Non-Smoking
Check RatesLeisure Rate 1 Pillowtop Bed with Luxury Linens Turndown Srv and Flat Screen TV High Speed Internet
Non-Smoking
Check RatesLeisure Rate Accessible Room with 1 Pillowtop Bed Luxury Linens and Turndown Srv High Speed Internet
Non-Smoking
Check RatesLeisure Rate Accessible Room with 1 Pillowtop Bed Luxury Linens High Speed Internet Available
Non-Smoking
Check RatesLeisure Rate Garden View and Private Patio with 1 Bed Luxury Linens and Turndown Srv High Speed Inte
Non-Smoking
Check RatesLeisure Rate Ocean View Accessible Room 1 Pillowtop Bed Luxury Linens and Turndown Srv High Speed in
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Check RatesLeisure Rate Pacific Ocean View with 1 Pillowtop Bed Luxury Linens and Turndown Srv High Speed Inter
Non-Smoking
Check RatesLeisure Rate Pacific Ocean View with 2 Pillowtop Beds Luxury Linens and Turndown Srv High Speed Inte
Non-Smoking
Check RatesLeisure Rate Premier Ocean View with 1 Pillowtop Bed Luxury Linens and Turndown Srv High Speed Inter
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Carmel beach (2 blocks), 4 blocks to downtown shopping & restaurants, art galleries. Monterey Bay Aquarium, Pebble Beach 17 mile drive, golf, Big Sur hiking, wine tasting, kayaking, whale watching

Verified Reviews of La Playa Carmel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Too Noisy"
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Very loud water pipes and thin walls! I would not recommend this place to anybody.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
04-Jan-2015 Verified Review
4.5 out of 5. Based on 1184 guest reviews

Property Description

Our Mediterranean-style property, surrounded by our award-winning gardens, grew from an artist's mansion completed in 1905. We are an intimate, boutique style property with 75 rooms. We are located in the heart of Carmel village, two blocks from Carmel beach and four blocks from the town's world-famous art galleries, boutiques and shopping. There are dozens of world class golf courses within 10 minutes. Our hotel offers a wonderful retreat style atmosphere with a central location. We have 5 meeting rooms with views of the ocean or gardens offering over 4500 total square feet of indoor space. We offer complimentary wireless internet access throughout the hotel. A 'Gem by the Sea' not to be missed!

Green Sustainability

Yes

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4 pm
Check Out: 12 pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2005
Floors: 3
Rooms: 80
Corridors: Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 80
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 2
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 5 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 4937 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 150 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Pool Info:
Heated outdoor pool open from sunrise to sunset
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
7 day cancellation
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 30%
Total Taxes: 10.00%
Total Misc Fees: $1.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax: 10.00%
Country Tax: 1.00 Per Night ($1 per night county tax)
Food and Beverage Tax: 8.50%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 3.00 Per Stay
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 22.00%
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 26.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 35.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 23.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 45.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 40.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 35.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 100.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 80.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 4.50 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 2.50 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 3.50 Per Person

Amenities / Features


  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Hairdryer available
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Valet Parking
  • Air conditioning
  • DVD Player

Airport & Shuttle Information

The Monterey Airport is located 15 minutes from the La Playa Hotel. The San Jose International Airport is located one hour and 20 minutes from the La Playa Hotel. San Francisco airport is 2 hours from the hotel.

Local Shuttle Info: Complimentary shuttle service within the city limits of Carmel By The Sea from 5:30-11:00 pm nightly.

Breakfast Information

Complimentary gourmet breakfast buffet for our leisure guests and groups of 10 and under. Otherwise, it is $35.00 per person and includes champagne, omelette and waffle stations, fruits & cheeses, yogurts and oatmeal and more...

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Previously known as:
La Playa Hotel

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at La Playa Carmel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at La Playa Carmel.

Feel free to use the La Playa Carmel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Carmel event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Pacific Ballroom 37 x 27 x 16 2160150/150--90545060--/--150200--
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Pacific Ballroom

The Pacific Ballroom has panaramic windows with ocean views and views of our award-winning gardens. It opens up onto our Pacific Terrace which is fabulous for meals, receptions and breaks.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
2160 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
37 x 27 x 16 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Columns:
4
Windows:
12
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$1000.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$500.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$1000.00 USD
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Garden Room 0 x 0 x 9 704--/36--25201622--/--5050--
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Garden Room

Our Garden Room overlooks our Award-winning gardens and has lovely ocean views as well. Right off the main lobby with easy access to all other meeting space.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
704 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
0 x 0 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
0
Columns:
2
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$250.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$500.00 USD
Photo of Garden Room

FAQs about La Playa Carmel

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4 pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12 pm based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does La Playa Carmel have?

There are 80 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at La Playa Carmel?

Yes, they have 5 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at La Playa Carmel?

Complimentary gourmet breakfast buffet for our leisure guests and groups of 10 and under. Otherwise, it is $35.00 per person and includes champagne, omelette and waffle stations, fruits & cheeses, yogurts and oatmeal and more...

Can I get a AAA rate at La Playa Carmel?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at La Playa Carmel?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a pool at La Playa Carmel?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Heated outdoor pool open from sunrise to sunset.

Testimonials:

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"Everything exceeded our expectations. We will definitely use your service whenever we travel as a group. I have been telling everyone I know who have children on sports teams that travel about you. Thank you for everything." M.L. - Orlando, FL

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