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Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge - Carmel-by-the-Sea - Lounge
$414+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Hofsas House Hotel - Carmel-by-the-Sea - Beach
Hofsas House Hotel
8.2 Very good
$258+
$258+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Tradewinds Carmel
8.9 Very good
$467+
$467+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Tally Ho Inn
8.6 Very good
$539+
$539+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Spa
Adobe Inn
7.8 Good
$365+
$365+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Normandy Inn
8.4 Very good
$320+
$320+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Quail Lodge & Golf Club
8.9 Very good
$583+
$583+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
$293+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
$116+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

Carmel-by-the-Sea hotels near Carmel Beach

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Briarwood Inn - Carmel-by-the-Sea - Building
Briarwood Inn
8.1 Very good
$285+
$285+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pine Inn - Carmel-by-the-Sea - Bedroom
Pine Inn
7.6 Good
$317+
$317+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
La Playa Hotel
8.3 Very good
$840+
$840+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi

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Low season

February

High season

August

Average price (weeknight)

$334

Average price (weekend night)

$395
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Most expensive month to stay with an average 40% rise in price.
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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 February and January.
  • 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 at least 33 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 $120, while the most expensive was $684.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea for 2 days.
  • 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 sustainable 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 on-site 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 5 different museums. The Carmel River Inn is a cozy choice that will put you only a 7-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 5-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 5-miles of trails. The Carriage House Inn is a standard hotel that is only a 7-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 3-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 2-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

  • Which hotels in Carmel by the Sea offer accessibility services?

    If you want accessibility features when visiting Carmel by the Sea, think about making reservations at Hotel 1110Hotel 1110 or the Carmel Bay View Inn. For visitors with limited mobility, both hotels provide a range of conveniences, including accessible parking, an elevator, and accessible restrooms in both public areas and guest rooms. The hotel staff are also adequately trained to offer assistance to persons with mobility challenges.

  • Where in Carmel by the Sea should I stay when visiting on business?

    Make a reservation at the Hyatt Carmel Highlands if you're going to Carmel by the Sea for business. The hotel has conference rooms that are accessible to guests upon request, as well as a fully furnished business center on the hotel grounds.

  • Where should I stay in Carmel by the Sea when traveling with family?

    When visiting Carmel by the Sea with family, the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel And Spa is a fantastic hotel option. The hotel offers upgraded suites with sitting areas that can accommodate big families, as well as a villa option. The hotel's room options also include TVs and iPod docks to provide entertainment options for your family stay.

  • Where should I stay in Carmel by the Sea when traveling with pets?

    Consider staying at either Briarwood Inn or Carmel Wayfarer Inn when traveling to Carmel by the Sea with your furry friend. The Briarwood Inn allows guests to bring along 2 dogs with a maximum weight limit of 25lbs, while the Carmel Wayfarer Inn has no maximum weight limit and accommodates both cats and dogs.

  • What hotels in Carmel by the Sea have a good view?

    The Sea View Inn Carmel is just a 5-minute walk to the local beach and has some rooms that offer views of the ocean. The Colonial Terrace is just a 2-minute walk to the beach. Set in a building that dates back to 1930, this hotel inn has balconies with views of the water.

  • What hotels in Carmel by the Sea are kid-friendly?

    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.

  • What are some good hotels in Carmel by the Sea near the Carmel Heritage Society?

    The Monte Verde Inn is an affordable choice that is only a 3-minute walk from the Carmel Heritage Society and a 5-minute walk to the Carmel beach. The Carmel Lodge is a 4-minute walk to the Carmel Heritage Society and a 7-minute walk to the nearby Carmel beach.

  • Which hotels in Carmel by the Sea are near Devendorf Park?

    The Carmel Inn And Suites is a standard hotel that is only a 2-minute walk from Devendorf Park and a 3-minute walk to Downtown. The Clarion Collection Carmel Oaks Inn is a 3-minute walk to Devendorf Park and a 3-minute walk to the local visitor center.

  • What are the best hotels near Carmel Beach?

    Briarwood Inn, Pine Inn and La Playa Hotel are very popular with users who want to stay within walking distance of Carmel Beach.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

    Although the average price for a double room in Carmel-by-the-Sea is $637, $121 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea for tonight?

    The best deal for a 3-star hotel room in Carmel-by-the-Sea found by KAYAK users in the last 3 hours was $126, while a 4-star hotel room the lowest price was $369. The cheapest room found overall was for $121.

  • How much is a hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea for this weekend?

    In the last 72 hours, users have found Carmel-by-the-Sea hotels for this weekend for as low as $245 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $282 and 4-star hotels from $558.

  • Which amenities do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

    The most sought-after amenity KAYAK users looked for in their hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea is: pet friendly.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Carmel-by-the-Sea?

    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.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Carmel-by-the-Sea hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Carmel-by-the-Sea that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge, Hofsas House Hotel and Le Petit Pali at Ocean Ave.

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