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Carmel By The Sea California Accommodations

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The Carmel By The Sea center point is approximately the area of Downtown Carmel and the area of Carmel Mission.

Carmel-by-Sea, or Carmel as the locals usually call it, is a picturesque city in Monterey County, on California's Central Coast. More from this guide...

Carmel By The Sea Hotels, Motels & Accommodations

Tally Ho Inn
+1-888-389-4121
Monte Verde St. at 6th St., Carmel, CA 93921 ~0.07 miles west of Carmel By The Sea
  • 4 star Downtown hotel
  • 2 floors in property
  • Great view
  • Great staff
From$299
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Cypress Inn
+1-888-675-2083
Ne Corner of Lincoln & 7th Streets, Carmel, CA 93921 ~0.10 miles south of Carmel By The Sea
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
From$339
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Carmel Lodge - Carmel-By-The-Sea
+1-800-716-8490
San Carlos St. at 5th Ave., Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93921 ~0.14 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • 38 rooms in hotel
From$149
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Best Western Carmel's Town House Lodge
+1-800-805-5223
5th & San Carlos St., Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 94539 ~0.16 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 28 rooms
From$88
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Wayside Inn : 7th Ave. & Mission
+1-888-965-1860
7th Ave. & Mission, Monterey, CA 93921 ~0.17 miles southeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Mid-scale property
  • 22 rooms in hotel
From$90
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Clarion Collection Carmel Oaks Inn - Carmel By The Sea
+1-888-788-5576
Ne 5th & Mission, Carmel By The Sea, CA 93921
  • Low-priced hotel
  • 17 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$100
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Adobe Inn
+1-888-897-9207
Eighth & Dolores, Carmel, CA 93921 ~0.19 miles south of Carmel By The Sea
  • Expensive Beach hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
From$229
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Carmel Bay View Inn
+1-888-311-4278
Junipero Between 5th & 6th, Carmel, CA 93921 ~0.21 miles east of Carmel By The Sea
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • 59 rooms in hotel
From$139
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Comfort Inn Carmel by The Sea
+1-888-469-4795
Ocean Ave. & Torres St., Carmel, CA 93921 ~0.23 miles east of Carmel By The Sea
  • 2 star hotel
  • Check-in time: 11:00
From$60
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La Playa Carmel
+1-888-734-9421
Camino Real at 8th Ave., Carmel, CA 93921 ~0.24 miles southwest of Carmel By The Sea
  • High end Downtown property
  • 2 suites in hotel
From$169
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Tradewinds Carmel
+1-888-841-5292
Mission St. & 3rd Ave., Carmel, CA 93921 ~0.31 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • 27 rooms in hotel
  • City centre within easy reach, said 93%
  • Yummy desserts, said 100%
From$195
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Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites - Carmel-By-The-Sea
+1-888-455-5160
24815 Carpenter, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923 ~0.69 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • 5 suites in property
  • The majority of guests said rooms were small
  • Nearby resaurants
From$59
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Sandpiper Inn Carmel in Carmel
+1-888-965-8297
2408 Bay View Ave., Carmel, CA 93923 ~0.87 miles southwest of Carmel By The Sea
  • 3-star Beach hotel
  • 4 suites in property
From$80
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Carmel Mission Inn
+1-888-906-6358
3665 Rio Rd., Carmel, CA 93923 ~1.34 miles southeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Hotel has a green policy Learn more
  • About half of guests criticized the small bathroom
  • Average view
From$99
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Carmel River Inn - Carmel
+1-888-749-6785
26600 Oliver Rd., Carmel, CA 93923 ~1.38 miles southeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Low-priced Highway hotel
  • 40 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Almost all guests were disappointed with the minibar
  • 1 out of 2 guests said rooms were small
From$60
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Casa Palmero
+1-888-878-9982
1518 Cypress Dr., Pebble Beach, CA 93953 ~1.58 miles northwest of Carmel By The Sea
  • Luxury 5-star Resort property
  • 24 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$495
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Red Lion Hotel Monterey - Monterey
+1-888-389-4485
1425 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 94530 ~2.24 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • 2-star property
  • Hotel has 80 rooms
From$60
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Red Lion Hotel Monterey
+1-888-389-4121
1425 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940 ~2.26 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00
  • Room is all right
  • Clean bathroom
From$75
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Mariposa Inn & Suites in Monterey
+1-888-675-2083
1386 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940 ~2.32 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Three Star hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 pm
  • Housekeeping is satisfactory
  • Great location
From$135
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Rodeway Inn near Downtown Monterey
+1-800-716-8490
1374 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940 ~2.36 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Inexpensive Downtown property
  • 38 rooms in hotel
From$39
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Super 8 by Wyndham Monterey Fisherman's Wharf Aquarium in Monterey
+1-800-805-5223
1300 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940 ~2.48 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Two star Beach hotel
  • 8 suites in hotel
  • All guests thought parking was inexpensive
  • A/C worked great
From$59
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Days Inn by Wyndham Monterey-Fisherman's Wharf Aquarium
+1-888-965-1860
1288 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940 ~2.52 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Inexpensive hotel
  • Check-in time: 11:00 AM
From$100
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The Inn at 1252 in Monterey
+1-888-788-5576
1252 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940 ~2.58 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • 2-star Downtown property
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
  • City centre within easy reach, said 94%
  • Location is great
From$76
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Motel 6 Monterey Downtown in Monterey
+1-888-897-9207
1240 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940 ~2.66 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • 2 star Downtown hotel
  • Check-in: 3.00 PM
From$69
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Monterey Surf Inn
+1-888-311-4278
1200 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940 ~2.66 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • 2-star Downtown property
  • Check in: 2:00am
  • Management is acceptable
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
From$209
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Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras
+1-888-469-4795
1150 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940 ~2.81 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Economical Convention Center hotel
  • 45 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Great hot tub
  • Outstanding maid service
From$110
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Best Western Park Crest Inn - Monterey
+1-888-734-9421
1100 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940 ~2.85 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Mid-scale Resort hotel
  • Check-in: 03:00
From$104
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Munras Inn
+1-888-841-5292
1010 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940 ~2.96 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • 2-star Downtown property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • Awesome customer service
  • Wifi quality could be improved
From$85
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Inn by The Bay Monterey - Monterey
+1-888-455-5160
936 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940 ~3.04 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • 2 star Downtown property
  • 2 floors in property
  • Housekeeping was great, according to 85%
  • Great service
From$60
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Days Inn by Wyndham Monterey Downtown : 850 Abrego St.
+1-888-965-8297
850 Abrego St., Monterey, CA 93940 ~3.13 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Cheap hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Water pressure great
  • Clean hotel facilities
From$49
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Best Western Plus Monterey Inn : 825 Abrego St.
+1-888-906-6358
825 Abrego St., Monterey, CA 93940 ~3.17 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • 80 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$83
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Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa - Monterey
+1-888-749-6785
700 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940 ~3.20 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • Check in time: 4:00pm
  • Pool is good
  • Most guests thought the shower was ok
From$119
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Hotel Abrego - Monterey
+1-888-878-9982
755 Abrego St. Montery Ca 93940, Monterey, CA 93940 ~3.23 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • 93 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$142
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The Stevenson Monterey
+1-888-389-4485
675 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940 ~3.28 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Low priced Resort property
  • 3 floors in property
  • Clean rooms
  • Great parking
From$79
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Hilton Garden Inn Monterey
+1-888-389-4121
1000 Aquajito Rd., Monterey, CA 93940 ~3.42 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Mid-scale Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 6 meeting rooms
  • Great wellness & sports facilities
  • Easily accessible by car, said 85%
From$211
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The Monterey Hotel - Monterey
+1-888-675-2083
406 Alvarado St., Monterey, CA 93940 ~3.46 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Delicious breakfast
  • Close by bars/restaurants
From$109
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Monterey Marriott - Monterey
+1-800-716-8490
350 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA 93940 ~3.50 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Four star Downtown hotel
  • 10 floors in hotel
From$125
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Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay - Monterey
+1-800-805-5223
2 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940 ~3.58 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • High-end Oceanfront property
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Corridors are old and dated
  • Most guests thought rooms were spacious
From$145
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Hotel Pacific - Monterey
+1-888-965-1860
300 Pacific St., Monterey, CA 93940 ~3.61 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • 105 suites in property
From$143
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Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa in Monterey
+1-888-788-5576
1 Old Golf Course Rd., Monterey, CA 93940 ~3.65 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • High end Resort hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Good outdoor sports facilities
  • Most guests said the architecture was not spectacular
From$109
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Monterey Bay Lodge in Monterey
+1-888-897-9207
55 Camino Aguajito, Monterey, CA 93940 ~3.77 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Mid-scale Beach property
  • 46 rooms in hotel
  • Affordable parking
  • WiFi system needs upgrading
From$159
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Hyatt Carmel Highlands, Overlooking Big Sur Coast - Carmel
+1-888-311-4278
120 Highlands Dr., Carmel, CA 93923 ~3.77 miles south of Carmel By The Sea
  • High-end Oceanfront property
  • 4 conference rooms in property
From$600
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The Inn at Spanish Bay
+1-888-469-4795
2700 17 Mile Dr., Pebble Beach, CA 93953 ~3.90 miles north of Carmel By The Sea
  • Luxury 5-star Golf Course property
  • 269 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Food is to die for
  • Friendly waiter
From$455
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Quail Lodge & Golf Club : 8205 Valley Greens Dr.
+1-888-734-9421
8205 Valley Greens Dr., Carmel, CA 93923 ~3.94 miles east of Carmel By The Sea
  • 4 star Resort hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
From$149
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The Jabberwock Bed & Breakfast Inn in Monterey
+1-888-841-5292
598 Laine St., Monterey, CA 93940 ~4.10 miles north of Carmel By The Sea
  • Affordable Resort property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Tasty breakfast
  • Don't miss breakfast
From$179
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Monterey Bay Inn
+1-888-455-5160
242 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940 ~4.13 miles north of Carmel By The Sea
  • Three Star Oceanfront hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
  • Professional service
  • Good restaurants & bars in the area
From$179
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Holiday Inn Express Monterey-Cannery Row, an IHG Hotel in Monterey
+1-888-965-8297
443 Wave St., Monterey, CA 93940 ~4.17 miles north of Carmel By The Sea
  • Economy hotel
  • Check-in: 15:00
From$100
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Victorian Inn in Monterey
+1-888-906-6358
487 Foam St., Monterey, CA 93940 ~4.18 miles north of Carmel By The Sea
  • Cheap Downtown property
  • Hotel has 2 suites
From$61
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Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa in Monterey
+1-888-749-6785
400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940 ~4.18 miles north of Carmel By The Sea
  • High-end Oceanfront property
  • Check-in time: 4:00pm
  • Clean hotel facilities
  • For 74%, the rooms looked old
From$110
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Travelodge by Wyndham Monterey Bay
+1-888-878-9982
2030 North Fremont St., Monterey, CA 93940 ~4.21 miles northeast of Carmel By The Sea
  • Cheap Airport hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 pm
From$60
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Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Carmel By The Sea, CA discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Carmel By The Sea hotel for each day and each star rating category.

Since it wasn't founded until 1902 or incorporated until 1916, you might assume Carmel-by-the-Sea has a relatively short history. However, it has a much richer heritage than those dates suggest. Academics believe Esselen-speaking Native Americans were Carmel's first inhabitants. They traveled south when the Ohlone people unseated them around the 6th century.

Spanish explorers passed by without ever setting foot ashore in 1542. Around 60 years later, Spanish explorer SebastiƔn Vizcaƭno and a Carmelite friar arrived in the Carmel Valley. They named it in tribute to the patron saint, Our Lady of Mount Carmel. However, the Spanish didn't colonize the area until 1770, when it became a mission site.

While several small developments were launched throughout Carmel-by-the-Sea's history, the city didn't really grow until James Frank Devendorf and Frank Powers filed a subdivision map in 1902. After the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, many of the city's visual artists and writers relocated to Carmel-by-the-Sea. They were joined by several scientists, who moved to Carmel when the Carnegie Institution established its Coastal Laboratory in 1910.

Today Carmel-by-the-Sea is home to more than 3,700 people. It's especially attractive to dog owners, who can frequent the city's many dog-friendly stores and restaurants. Carmel-by-the-Sea also has many dog-friendly hotels, so it's the perfect place for a getaway with your four-legged friend. If you don't have a pooch, don't worry. There's still plenty to see and do in this vibrant Californian city on the coast.

When are the best times to visit Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA?

Carmel-by-the-Sea's cool Mediterranean clime is best experienced during the Indian Summer, which runs from September to October. Average highs in the low 70s are perfect for swimming and sightseeing.

A summer getaway might sound appealing, but this peak tourist season is in the middle of Carmel-by-the-Sea's wet season. Summer days are often gray and gloomy, with marine-layer clouds blocking the sun. Persistent drizzle can really put a dampener on your vacation plans.

Winter weather is milder than in many parts of the country, with average highs around 60. However, this season is plagued by storms. While the rain isn't as relentless as it is during the wet season, the heavy showers mean the winter months have Carmel-by-the-Sea's greatest rainfall.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Carmel By The Sea, CA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Carmel By The Sea

Carmel By The Sea, CA: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below are 3 charts illustrating avg. nightly cost trends by star rating class in Carmel By The Sea, CA. Browse these charts to calculate the cheapest dates to book a room in Carmel By The Sea during the year.

Where are the luxury hotels near Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA?

4 Star Average Prices: $428.92

Luxury seekers are spoiled for choice in Carmel-by-the-Sea. For the best of the best though, look to the following upscale hotels.

Tally Ho Inn in Carmel is an elegant boutique hotel modeled after a charming English bed and breakfast. Vintage-style wooden furniture and soft drapes and quilted coverlets make the rooms inviting. Modern touches like free Wi-Fi, pillow-top mattresses, and Jacuzzi tubs enhance their appeal. Private deck areas take advantage of the stunning ocean views. Tally Ho's sister hotel, the Pine Inn, serves a full American breakfast buffet on weekdays and continental breakfast on weekends. Both are included in your room rate. Electric car drivers will appreciate the free car charging stations on-site. Parking is also free for all guests.

Built in 1929, L'Auberge Carmel enjoyed recent restorations but maintains its historic charm. It only features 20 rooms, so you'll always receive personalized service. They include a comfortable mix of old and new, from four-poster beds and French windows to radiant underfloor heating and flat-screen TVs. The complimentary Aubergine's Signature Breakfast, featuring two cooked-to-order eggs, fresh fruit, and house-made pastries are the perfect morning pick-me-up. You can also request additional food and beverages, like chocolate-covered strawberries, cheese plates, and champagne. Luxurious experiences like couple's massages and cooking classes with the on-site chef can really enhance your stay.

What affordable hotel options are around Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA?

3 Star Average Prices: $227.00

Carmel-by-the-Sea is a luxury travel destination with hotels that typically fall on the more expensive end of the scale. However, if you book early, you can find affordable rooms at hotels like these.

Comfort Inn Carmel-by-the-Sea has smart, comfortable rooms made for frugal holidaymakers and business travelers. Each one has a separate work area for catching up on paperwork and a flat-screen TV for relaxing when you're done. The rooms also have coffee makers, although there's also free coffee in the lobby if you'd prefer to let someone else make the brew. Hot breakfasts, Wi-Fi, and weekday newspapers are also free for the duration of your stay, helping your money go further.

Carmel Wayfarer Inn is a boutique alternative for budget-conscious travelers located just three blocks from the galleries and restaurants of Ocean Avenue. This inn offers several room configurations for solo travelers, couples, and families, each featuring comfortable beds, cable TVs, and full bathrooms with combination shower-tubs. The friendly staff serve guests a satisfying continental breakfast each morning.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Carmel By The Sea

2 Star Average Prices: $183.68

2 Star Hotel Prices in Carmel By The Sea

What are the best hotels in the Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA for group discounts?

When you want to save on your Carmel-by-the-Sea accommodation, consider branches of the country's largest hotel providers. Select guests save when they stay at the following hotels. Present your valid identification to lock in the best rates.

As a Best Western property, Carmel's Town House Lodge extends discounts to AAA and CAA auto club members, AARP members, and seniors. Along with a special rate, you'll enjoy easy access to gourmet restaurants and art galleries just a minute's walk away and free services like parking, high-speed internet access, and a generous hot buffet breakfast each morning. The calming neutral palette makes the guestrooms especially inviting. Each one features a fridge, your choice of queen or king beds, and a 37-inch LCD TV showing premium channels, including HBO. Visit between April and October to enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool.

Clarion Collection in Carmel-by-the-Sea offers special rates for AAA and CAA auto club members, government and military personnel, seniors and AARP members, and members of large traveling groups requiring at least 10 rooms. The hotel is 100-percent smoke-free and pet-free, so it's perfect for travelers with allergies and associated health complaints. Its rooms aren't flashy, but with fridges, flat-screen TVs, premium beds, and coffee makers, you'll have everything you really need. Request one of the rooms with a work desk if you're traveling for business. Free Wi-Fi, daily breakfasts, and weekday newspapers help your dollar go further.

What hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA have the best value?

With so many expensive hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea, it can be difficult to know which accommodation providers deliver value for money. While they don't always have the lowest prices, the exceptional customer service, comfortable rooms, and great facilities in these hotels always impress.

Carmel Lodge has just 38 rooms, so its staffers can really roll out the red carpet for guests. For example, a continental breakfast, with croissants and fresh fruit, is delivered to your door each morning. The front desk also never closes, so you can always get the help you need. Carmel Lodge is proudly pet-friendly, with a variety of rooms and suites to suit all budgets. Its on-site restaurant Casanova serves French- and Italian-influenced dinners every day and brunch on the weekends.

Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites is an elegant boutique hotel that puts value first. Its rooms are spacious and lovingly appointed by the wineries they're named after, ensuring each one is a true original. With immaculate gardens, a grand pergola, and a firepit, this property offers plenty of places for relaxing with your traveling party or enjoying some solitude. Make sure you stop by the lobby each evening for the nightly hors d'oeuvres.

What are some photo opportunities in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA?

Carmel-by-the-Sea's rich natural beauty makes it the perfect location for keen photographers. Take your camera or smartphone to the following places for some Instagram-worthy shots.

Carmel Beach offers so many great photo opportunities. When you're not enjoying the ocean yourself, try to capture a shot of the surfers seeking the perfect waves. Dogs love the sea break too. It's always entertaining watching water-loving canines enjoying off-leash time frolicking in the waves. Sports photographers should bring their camera to the beach on the weekend, when keen volleyballers regularly enjoy games.

Wander away from the waves, and you'll find Scenic Bluff Path, a pretty pathway bordered by Monterey cypress trees and immaculately-manicured gardens. Piccadilly Park is home to another of Carmel-by-the-Sea's most prominent and picturesque gardens. Designed by celebrated landscaper Walter Guthrie, it features drought-tolerant local plants like the gian chain ren, coast live oak, manzanita, and bush anemone.

Devendorf Park is often a hive of activity. You can capture the spirit of the Carmel-by-the-Sea community if you take photos here during Veterans and Memorial Day services, the Fourth of July and Halloween parades, and the annual tree lighting before Christmas.

You'll also want to take your camera hiking around Carmel-by-the-Sea. The views from Jack's Peak County Bay Park's Skyline Trail, Point Lobos State Reserve's Southern Park Loop, and Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail can't be beaten. Capturing them is also a great way to stick to your workout routine while you're in Carmel-by-the-Sea!

Carmel-by-the-Sea is the perfect place to connect with nature and recharge your batteries. Enjoy an extended vacation here or make it a pit stop on the itinerary of your next Californian adventure.

FAQs about hotels in Carmel By The Sea

What are the best rated hotels in Carmel By The Sea?

Tally Ho Inn, Cypress Inn and Carmel Lodge are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the upper-end hotels in Carmel By The Sea?

Casa Palmero, The Inn at Spanish Bay and Tally Ho Inn are the top 3 luxury hotels near Carmel By The Sea city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Carmel By The Sea?

Tally Ho Inn, Cypress Inn, and Carmel Lodge are the properties closest to Carmel By The Sea city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Carmel By The Sea cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Carmel By The Sea can be as cheap as $183.68 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Carmel By The Sea cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Carmel By The Sea has been $227.00 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a luxury hotel in Carmel By The Sea cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Carmel By The Sea has been $428.92 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Carmel By The Sea?

Tally Ho Inn, Cypress Inn and Carmel Lodge are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Carmel By The Sea?

Comfort Inn Carmel by The Sea, Rodeway Inn near Downtown Monterey and Clarion Collection Carmel Oaks Inn are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best Best Western hotels in Carmel By The Sea?

Best Western Carmel's Town House Lodge, Best Western Park Crest Inn and Best Western Plus Monterey Inn are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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