Set in Carmel By the Sea, La Playa Carmel is a five-minute walk from the Golden Bough Playhouse and features an outdoor heated pool. It also offers a 24-hour reception, babysitting/child services and an express check-in and check-out feature.
This historic hotel provides room service, a concierge and meeting rooms. In fine weather, an outdoor terrace offers an ideal spot to relax.
Each room is equipped to make guests comfortable and offers a refrigerator, wireless internet access and a mini bar. For added comfort, bathrobes are also provided.
Those staying at La Playa Carmel can enjoy the on-site bar, suitably located for socialising in the evening.
The hotel is situated amongst the area's popular sightseeing attractions, including the Forest Theater, which is within walking distance. Monterey Bay Aquarium is also a short drive away.
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|Check in anytime after 16:00, check out anytime before 12:00|
|Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.|
The quickest way to get from the airport to your accommodation is by car, which will take about 15min. If you are looking at catching a cab, the taxi fare will be around $25 for a one-way trip, and you can talk to the taxi coordinator outside of the terminal building to organize a car. If you prefer using public transport, get on board bus line 93 which goes to Monterey and get off at the Cass Munras bus stop. From there, walk over to the Munras Cass bus stop which is a 1min walk away and catch bus line 24 going to Carmel Valley Grapevine Express, get off 9 stops later at the San Carlos / 7th bus stop, and the hotel will then be a 10min walk away. The full trip by bus will take under 1h, with a one-way fare of $5 per person.
The hotel offers its signature Champagne Breakfast every morning from 7:30 am to 10:30 am. It’s a buffet style breakfast which includes freshly made pastries, European cheeses, juice and fruits, as well as some made to order fare such as eggs and omelets. Only seasonal and locally sourced produce is used ensuring a fresh and tasty breakfast.
Pet dogs under 40 lb in weight are welcome to stay with their owners at the hotel, and you are allowed to have a maximum of 2 pets per room. All dog breeds are welcome, however there is a restriction on pit bulls and pit bull mixes. If you are planning to bring your four-legged friend with you, you will be paying a pet fee at check in, consisting of $50 for the whole stay. Dogs are welcome on the beach, however they must be kept on a leash.
The hotel has multiple accessible rooms available for ADA guests, all of which are located on the ground floor for easy access. The rooms are all equipped with mobility and accessibility features such as wide doorways, raised vanity countertop, grab bars and roll-in showers with a foldable shower seat. In addition, communication kits are available for the hearing impaired, as well as strobe alarms throughout the property.
If you are going on vacation with your partner and would like to make your stay a bit more special, consider booking one of the packages that the hotel has on offer. The Romantic Getaway includes a bottle of sparkling wine on arrival as well as complimentary cocktails on the Pacific Terrace. The Beach Picnic package includes a fully catered picnic with the possibility to add on a beach cruiser. Finally, the Wine Tasting package includes a walking self-guided wine tasting tour as well as waived corkage fees at select restaurants for any bottles purchased during the tour.(Prices checked 24/07/19).
La Playa Carmel is located at Camino Real At 8th Avenue, 0.5 km from the centre of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Golden Bough Playhouse is the closest landmark to La Playa Carmel.
Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at La Playa Carmel.
Yes, La Playa Carmel offers free Wi-Fi.
Yes, La Playa Carmel offers free parking.
La Playa Carmel is 8.7 km from Monterey Regional. La Playa Carmel is 89.9 km from San Jose.
Yes, La Playa Carmel has a pool on-site.
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