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Low season

January

High season

September

Average price (weeknight)

$344

Average price (weekend night)

$456
Cheapest month to stay with an average 28% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 58% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

Best Carmel-by-the-Sea hotels

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Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge - Carmel-by-the-Sea - Lounge
$547+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Wayside Inn - Carmel-by-the-Sea - Bedroom
Wayside Inn
8.6 Very good
$348+
$348+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Hofsas House Hotel
8.3 Very good
$248+
$248+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Pine Inn
7.6 Good
$308+
$308+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
The Getaway
8 Very good
$652+
$652+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Tradewinds Carmel
8.9 Very good
$486+
$486+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Tally Ho Inn
8.7 Very good
$558+
$558+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Spa
L Auberge Carmel
8.6 Very good
$918+
$918+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Spa
Adobe Inn
7.9 Good
$348+
$348+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Carmel Wayfarer Inn
6.8 Okay
$265+
$265+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Carmel Mission Inn
8.1 Very good
$355+
$355+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly

Carmel-by-the-Sea hotels near Carmel Beach

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When to book a hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea

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Top tips for finding Carmel-by-the-Sea hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea in January and November.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Carmel-by-the-Sea if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 16 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Carmel-by-the-Sea hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Carmel-by-the-Sea found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $100, while the most expensive was $957.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea for 1 day.
  • Environmentally conscious guests visiting Carmel by the Sea will enjoy their stay in either Hotel 1110 or Comfort Inn Carmel by the Sea. Both hotels offer a range of environmentally sustainability programs that cover water conservation, waste reduction, and energy efficiency.
  • Couples vacationing in Carmel by the Sea should consider booking their stay at the Normandy Inn. The hotel offers French country rooms with antique décor, with some rooms having fireplaces. Additionally, the hotel also has a spa where you can book couple sessions and relax.
  • Visitors looking for the most convenient transportation options while in Carmel by the Sea should book their stay at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa. The hotel has an airport shuttle for transportation to and from the airport, as well as a local shuttle for convenient movement around the town. Additionally, the hotel provides charging stations for guests with electric vehicles.
  • If you’re looking to participate in fun activities while on your visit to Carmel by the Sea, consider making your hotel reservation at the Hyatt Carmel Highlands hotel. The hotel provides golf and tennis facilities, as well as planning snorkeling adventures for guests.
  • The Comfort Inn Carmel by the Sea and Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa are great hotel options for guests who would like to keep up their workout program during their visit to Carmel by the Sea. Both hotels have well-equipped onsite gyms that have modern equipment for an enjoyable workout experience.
  • Hoping to learn about the city’s history? Choose a hotel near the Mission San Carlos Borromeo del Río Carmelo, otherwise known as the Carmel Mission. The mission was built in 1797 and has since been restored. Now, it features five different museums. The Carmel River Inn is a cozy choice that will put you only a seven-minute walk from the property.
  • If you plan on spending your vacation relaxing next to the ocean, choose a hotel near Carmel Beach, like the Carmel Green Lantern Inn located five minutes’ walk from the beach. Carmel Beach has water that is great for both swimming and surfing, and parts of the beach are dog-friendly.
  • For travelers who enjoy hiking, book a hotel near Mission Trail Park, a preserve of more than 30 acres and with about five miles of trails. The Carriage House Inn is a standard hotel that is only a seven-minute walk from the area.
  • To enjoy some of the art the city has to offer, choose one of the many hotels near the popular Weston Gallery, such as the Pine Inn that is only three minutes from the gallery. The Weston Gallery houses a variety of modern and vintage photography, some of which comes from the area.
  • If you are specifically interested in water recreation activities, book a hotel near Lovers Point State Marine Reserve, like the Lovers Point Inn, which is only a two-minute walk away. This small beach attracts a high number of kayaks, paddle boards, and boat rentals, and it is also graced with calm water that is great for sports.

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