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Carmel Valley Ranch - The Unbound Collection by Hyatt
4 out of 5
One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA
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The price is $475 per night
6.83 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (705 reviews)

"The room was amazing, and so was the room service!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

Carmel Valley Ranch - The Unbound Collection by Hyatt
Carmel Fireplace Inn
2.5 out of 5
San Carlos Street, Between 4th & 5th, Carmel, CA
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The price is $158 per night
0.18 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (301 reviews)

"Everyone is great! They’re very friendly. Our room is very cozy and clean!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Carmel Fireplace Inn
Best Western Carmel's Town House Lodge
2.5 out of 5
NW corner of San Carlos St & 5th Ave, Carmel, CA
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The price is $120 per night
0.15 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (674 reviews)

"Staff is impeccably nice and helpful. If you had even an ounce of doubt and confusion, they were there to the rescue. UTILIZE THE SUN DECK! It’s gorgeous and has a view. Would definitely stay there again. Thank you for a positive experience!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

Best Western Carmel's Town House Lodge

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Colonial Terrace Inn by the Sea
3.5 out of 5
13th and San Antonio, Carmel, CA
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The price is $176 per night
0.65 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (703 reviews)

"Room was very clean. Location was great - a little walk to the shops/food, but very quiet. Even from a first floor room we had a partial view of the water. Great service, particularly in light of COVID. Colonial Terrace is definitely taking appropriate measures to keep everyone safe!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Colonial Terrace Inn by the Sea
Carmel Resort Inn
2 out of 5
Carpenter Street and Second Ave, Carmel, CA
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The price is $98 per night
0.53 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (526 reviews)

"Great location, very friendly staff. Cottages are very helpful, if you want to limit your contacts. In Treasure Isle cottages (#109) our room was spacious and clean. One big deficiency is the shower. It needs renovation badly. New tile, showerhead and a curtain long enough to stop water from splashing ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

Carmel Resort Inn
Tradewinds Carmel
3.5 out of 5
Mission Street at Third Avenue, Carmel, CA
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The price is $268 per night
0.29 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (294 reviews)

"Proprty was clean. Walls a little thin. Overall, it was what we expected."…"

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2020

Tradewinds Carmel
Normandy Inn
2.5 out of 5
Ocean Ave., btwn Monte Verde St. & Casanova St., Carmel, CA
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The price is $144 per night
0.17 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (681 reviews)

"The room we had was a like a corner office with windows all around. The shutters made the whole room look special. The bathroom was large and appeared to be newly remodeled. Would definitely recommend this hotel."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Normandy Inn
Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
24815 Carpenter St, Carmel, CA
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The price is $100 per night
0.64 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (289 reviews)

"Spacious room with a nice outdoor seating area/patio. The property is beautiful with lovely outdoor space, but the room was pretty average. Ours had a bit of a musty smell, and it could maybe use another mirror somewhere other than the bathroom. Not particularly clean. Also the walls seemed thin-- ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites
Monte Verde Inn
3.5 out of 5
Monte Verde Street, Between Ocean and 7th Avenues, Carmel, CA
The price is $159 per night
0.15 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (299 reviews)

"The atmosphere. The place is very charming and the same time is very comforting."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Monte Verde Inn
The Hideaway
3.5 out of 5
Junipero St & 8th Ave, Carmel, CA
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The price is $219 per night
0.18 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (140 reviews)

"Excellent, everytime we had to talk to someone they were courteous. Only disappointment was parking but other than that excellent."…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

The Hideaway
Wayside Inn
3 out of 5
7th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA
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The price is $239 per night
0.1 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (734 reviews)

"Big, nice clean rooms. Friendly service. Great location. Stay there again for sure."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Wayside Inn
Hyatt Carmel Highlands, Overlooking Big Sur Coast
4 out of 5
120 Highland Dr, Carmel, CA
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The price is $369 per night
3.77 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (338 reviews)
Amazing central Cali sunset views

"Beautiful room with amazing view of sunset from balcony. Part of California coastal trip, so only an overnight stay. Wished we could have stayed here much longer. Will remember this stay as COVID 19 blew up in USA on our visit. It is a moment that I will never forget as it was also on my birthday! ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Hyatt Carmel Highlands, Overlooking Big Sur Coast
L Auberge Carmel
4.5 out of 5
Monte Verde at Seventh, Carmel, CA
The price is $408 per night
0.16 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (282 reviews)

"Our only complaint was that the normally excellent breakfast was mediocre at best - the fruit, orange juice and bread were all underwhelming in taste. Odd given that the breakfasts are normally quite good. Even more so given that Aubergine is one of the finest restaurants in the Bay Area."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

L Auberge Carmel
Carmel Wayfarer Inn
3 out of 5
4th Ave And Mission Ave, Carmel, CA
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The price is $76 per night
0.23 mi from city center
3.1/5 (985 reviews)

"We love the This place. Been here many times, Mike is always great and it’s walking distance to downtown. Also dog friendly!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Carmel Wayfarer Inn
La Playa Carmel
4 out of 5
Camino Real at Eighth Ave., Carmel, CA
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The price is $278 per night
0.3 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (916 reviews)

"Great location easy walk to the beach and downtown Carmel, amazing ocean view rooms. Friendly staff and beautiful out door and pool. Gorgeous Patio, bar and great setting areas inside the hotel."…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

La Playa Carmel
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Visiting Carmel

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Carmel, and visitors give high marks for the seaside and shopping. This scenic city also attracts tourists with its art. Top sights in the city include Carmel Beach, Point Lobos State Reserve, and Bixby Bridge.

  • You'll find 440 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Monterey
  • The closest major airport is in Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), 18.6 mi (29.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Carmel

The seaside and sunsets highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Carmel Beach, Point Lobos State Reserve, and Carmel River State Beach. Shopping is a favorite activity, so consider an excursion to Carmel Plaza and The Barnyard. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Bixby Bridge and Blair Estate Tasting Room.

In Carmel, you'll find 97 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Tally Ho Inn - This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and clean, quiet rooms.
  • The Vagabond's House - Our customers like the helpful staff and room size at this B&B. This 4-star bed & breakfast features a full-service spa, free breakfast, and free WiFi.
  • Carriage House Inn - This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and proximity to shopping.

In the surrounding area, popular places to see include Fisherman's Wharf, 3.7 mi/6 km from the city center, and Monterey Bay Aquarium, which is 4.5 mi (7.2 km) away.

Dressing for Carmel

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 61°F during the day and 43°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 66°F, while the average at night is 46°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 70°F with nighttime averages of 51°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 69°F and nighttime averages of 43°F
  • About 20.47 inches of rain falls on Carmel each year
  • Usually September and October are the hottest months with an average of 69°F, whereas December and January are often coldest, averaging 44°F

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