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Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge - Carmel-by-the-Sea - Lounge
$653+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Hofsas House Hotel - Carmel-by-the-Sea - Beach
Hofsas House Hotel
8.2 Very Good
$399+
$399+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Tradewinds Carmel
8.9 Very Good
$708+
$708+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Tally Ho Inn
8.7 Very Good
$802+
$802+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Spa
L Auberge Carmel
8.7 Very Good
$1,145+
$1,145+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Adobe Inn
7.8 Good
$540+
$540+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Quail Lodge & Golf Club
8.9 Very Good
$910+
$910+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
$404+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
$179+
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
$388+
$388+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Normandy Inn - Carmel-by-the-Sea - Dining room
Normandy Inn
8.4 Very Good
$521+
$521+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pine Inn
7.6 Good
$422+
$422+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
La Playa Hotel
8.3 Very Good
$1,282+
$1,282+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi

Top Carmel-by-the-Sea hotels with parking

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How much is a Carmel-by-the-Sea hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

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Low season

February

High season

August

Average price (weeknight)

$470

Average price (weekend night)

$603
Cheapest month to stay with an average 24% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 32% 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 accommodations in Carmel-by-the-Sea in February and March.
  • 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 Sunday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 76 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Carmel-by-the-Sea accommodation.
  • 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

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

    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.

  • 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 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.

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

    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.

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

    KAYAK users have found double rooms in Carmel-by-the-Sea for as cheap as $224 in the last 3 days. The average price is $618.

  • 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 neighbourhood, 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 centre

  • 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.

Where to stay in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

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