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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 accommodations in Carmel-by-the-Sea in March and September.
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, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Carmel-by-the-Sea accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Carmel-by-the-Sea found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $124, while the most expensive was $1,015.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Carmel-by-the-Sea for 2 days.
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.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea
Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
Carmel Mission Inn, Carriage House Inn and La Playa Carmel are very popular with users who want to stay within walking distance of Point Lobos State Reserve.
Although the average price for a double room in Carmel-by-the-Sea is $364, $167 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.
The Sea View Inn is just a five-minute walk to the local beach and has some rooms that offer views of the ocean. The Colonial Terrace Inn is just a two-minute walk to the beach. Set in a building that dates back to 1930, the Colonial Terrace Inn has balconies with views of the water.
The Hofsas House Hotel is located in Downtown Carmel by the Sea and has a heated outdoor pool, as well as tanning decks where parents can relax while they watch their children. The Briarwood Inn is a charming choice that has suites large enough to comfortably fit entire families.
The Monte Verde Inn is an affordable choice that is only a three-minute walk from the Carmel Heritage Society and a five-minute walk to the Carmel beach. The Carmel Lodge is a four-minute walk to the Carmel Heritage Society and a seven-minute walk to the nearby Carmel beach.
The Carmel Inn & Suites is a standard hotel that is only a two minute walk from Devendorf Park and a three-minute walk to Downtown. The Clarion Collection is a three-minute walk to Devendorf Park and a three-minute walk to the local visitor center.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Carmel-by-the-Sea districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Carmel-by-the-Sea city center.
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