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La Playa Carmel
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Camino Real at Eighth Avenue Carmel California 93921, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921, United States
+1 831 293 6100

$306+

Overall guest ratings

8.7/10 Excellent
Based on 394 reviews

Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 9.8
  • 6.4
  • 6.1

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  • Nice building
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Pleasant hotel grounds

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    About

    Once a luxurious mansion built in 1905 by an artist as a gift to his wife, a member of the Ghirardelli family, for over 100 years La Playa Carmel resort has been known as the “Grande Dame of Carmel.” Newly restored, this 75-room historic hotel is located just steps from the sands of Carmel Beach and the renowned shops, galleries and restaurants of charming Carmel-by-the-Sea. The cornerstone of one of California’s most prestigious neighborhoods, this landmark Carmel Hotel features meticulously tended gardens, intimate patios, secluded courtyards and a tranquil terrace swimming pool.

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    La Playa Carmel

    Amenities

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Business center
    • Concierge service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Bicycle rental
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free parking
    • Storage available
    • Wedding services
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • Internet
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 394 reviews
    • 10.0 "Excellent breakfast."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      8.6 "Great parking, according to 86%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 9.1 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the shuttle service."
      7.0 "70% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.8 "Food is delicious."
      10.0 "Yummy desserts, said 100%."
    • 6.4 "Average value."
    • 6.1 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.2 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.1 "Rooms are not good."
      1.1 "89% said rooms were small."
      3.0 "70% complained about the bathroom."
      2.6 "74% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
      0.7 "For 93%, the rooms looked old."
      0.7 "93% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 69%."
      2.9 "71% found problems with the furniture."
    • 2.7 "Quite uncomfortable."
      1.1 "89% said rooms were small."
      2.7 "73% thought it was too noisy."
      0.7 "93% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 69%."
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    Overall Rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 291 reviews
    • 10.0 "Excellent breakfast."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the shuttle service."
    • 8.9 "Bar is amazing."
    • 8.8 "Food is delicious."
      10.0 "Yummy desserts, said 100%."
    • 5.0 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.1 "Rooms are not good."
      1.1 "89% said rooms were small."
      2.4 "76% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.0 "70% complained about the bathroom."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were dirty."
      3.4 "Air conditioning was criticized by 66%."
      0.9 "91% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 2.7 "Quite uncomfortable."
      1.1 "89% said rooms were small."
      2.7 "73% thought it was too noisy."
      3.4 "Air conditioning was criticized by 66%."
      0.9 "91% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall Rating

    8.9 Excellent
    Based on 102 reviews
    • 9.9 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
    • 9.3 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.0 "Food is to die for."
    • 6.4 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.1 "Average value."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      0.9 "91% said rooms were small."
      3.1 "69% complained about the bathroom."
    • 2.9 "Quite uncomfortable."
      0.9 "91% said rooms were small."
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    Hotel type
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
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    Good to know
    "Nice building"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
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