While there are a number of lovely hotels and B&Bs in the area, one of the best ways to find a place to stay in Carmel is through either or There are so many awesome homes throughout Carmel Valley and Carmel-by-the-Sea that can accommodate a family or group of friends.


Don't feel like staying in a hotel? We have a handful of camping spots for those who want to pitch a tent! For those of you who are interested renting a RV or camper van we have plenty of space to accommodate you.


Carmel is a popular destination, especially in the summer so book early!

Cypress Inn

Co-owned by Doris Day, Cypress Inn has been Carmel-by-the-Sea's landmark boutique hotel since 1929. This gorgeous and timeless hotel is nestled in the heart of Carmel's infamous seaside city; giving you the best experience of everything this European-style, small-town village has to offer. To book, visit or call (831) 624-3871.

Lamp Lighter Inn

One of the area’s most celebrated inns, Lamp Lighter Inn stands out because of its cozy beachside cottages and location. Just steps away from the gorgeous ocean and the town of Carmel-by-the-Sea simultaneously, this hotel offers the best of both worlds. For reservations, visit or call (831) 624-7372.

Monte Verde Inn

A European-style boutique inn tucked into the heart of the famous artisan village of Carmel-by-the-Sea. To book, please call (831) 620-7455.


This boutique hotel, recognized for it’s unique Japanese-inspired atmosphere, is outside the busy part of downtown but just a few blocks’ walk to many of the restaurants and art galleries that Carmel is known for. Prices range from $499-$624/night. To book, call (831) 624-2776 or visit

Quail Lodge and Golf Club

Located in the Carmel Valley, this well-known, California Ranch-style golf resort offers a serene getaway in the mountains. Rooms range from $625/night and up. For reservations, call (866) 675-1101 or visit

Mission Ranch

The historic Mission Ranch sits on 22 acres with spectacular views of Point Lobos, Carmel River Beach and the Pacific Ocean. The rich history of this 1800’s ranch was preserved and restored by former Carmel Mayor, Clint Eastwood. Room rates range from $145 to $345. To book, call (831) 624-6436.

Carmel Mission Inn

This hotel, closer to Carmel Valley, provides a great central location to explore Carmel and all that the Monterey Peninsula has to offer by car. To book, please call 1-800-348-9090.


Maybe you are going to use our wedding as an excuse to get away and have a luxurious weekend on the Central California Coast. If that's the case, there are a number of excellent luxury hotels and resorts where you can splurge for the weekend. These hotels are truly so special!

Jon keeping bees at Carmel Valley Ranch
Heidi petting goats at Carmel Valley Ranch

L'Auberge Carmel

L’Auberge Carmel is a full-service Relais & Châteaux property located in the heart of Carmel-by-the-Sea just blocks from the famed Carmel Beach. Originally built in 1929, the historic hotel is known for its graceful architecture, personalized guest services, European-style and elegance.

Bernardus Lodge & Spa

A creative haven that stirs all the senses, Carmel Valley blends nature’s majesty with man’s artistry. There’s no better place to tap into its small town charms than at Bernardus Lodge & Spa. Tucked among 28 acres of rolling vineyards, orchards and gardens, we invite you to savor the intimacy of a stylish Carmel resort with an epicurean spirit and a soothing soul.

La Playa Carmel

Newly restored, this 75-room historic hotel is located just steps from the sands of Carmel Beach and the renowned shops, galleries and restaurants of charming Carmel-by-the-Sea.

Carmel Valley Ranch

From tasty s’mores to tasteful suites, playful activities to artisan treats, Carmel Valley Ranch is a 500-acre oasis focused on fun.

Carmel Highlands

Tucked away in a small coastal town, Hyatt Carmel Highlands is one of California’s best-kept secrets. Constructed in 1917, this historic hotel boasts breathtaking Pacific Ocean views and a storied heritage as a go-to destination for artists and writers. Come explore our hotel’s legacy while you enjoy oceanfront dining, a relaxing pool and an unbeatable location near the beachside hiking trails at Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. Discover this local gem for yourself when you stay at Hyatt Carmel Highlands.