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Hyatt Carmel Highlands

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   120 Highlands Drive, Carmel, CA 93923
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Ranked #14 of 21 hotels in Carmel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2009
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    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2009

The Highlands Inn was a fairly nice hotel. The rooms are standard, although they do include a wood-burning fireplace which is nice for a romantic getaway. The views are what makes the hotel though - each room has a spectacular view of the ocean and a wonderful balcony that allows you to sit and relax by it. The amenities are... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2009

This place is so unique it is not like any other hotels and resorts. It has the perfect blend of luxury, wildness and natural beauty. This is one of the few places we wouldn’t mind to revisit every year or every other year. I was at first surprised by some of the negative comments posted on this site about Highlands... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2009

Excellent hotel! The location is a little out of the way, but worth it! It's on a hillside in a woody location looking at the ocean! Not too shaby! Try to get one of the "townhouse" type rooms that are two stories. Very nice! It's expensive, but worth every penny! The staff is very professional and eager to make sure... More

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Cannes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2009

This would be THE place to go for a honeymoon, look no further! I stayed here twice, with 3 others. Once I stayed in a little house there built for 2 people and once in the lounge on a sofabed, there was a bedroom upstairs for the other 2. The bathrooms were always fantastic, I remember the jacuzzi and a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2009

Booked a one bedroom suite. Very nice with full kitchen. They do need to update and put in flat screen TV's. We had a few plumbing problems with the jacuzzi tub not draining properly but all in all it was a terrific stay! We used the fireplace constantly. Loved driving into Carmel Valley for a little wine tasting. A must... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2009

While the rooms are in need of updating, the location and views are spectacular. Don't waste your time on a garden view; pay for ocean view and ask for "upstairs" room. Visit the lounge or the CALIF Market cafe with great views to Yankee point. Worth the price of beer! The breakfast in the cafe was wonderful and very creative.

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south carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2009

We are Hyatt Vacation Club Owners from Breckenridge and have been trying to get into this location for some time. We just returned from spending one week there and found some problems but overall were very happy. The location is beautiful but not conducive to walking to restaurants, shopping, etc. The restaurants in the hotel are very pricey and not... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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28 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2008

When I moved to California nearly 30 years ago there was no way I could afford to stay here so I was excited to finally stay here over the Christmas holiday this year. What a disappointment. It's a Hyatt Hotel with a great view. If the view is the only thing important to you, you'll love it. If you expect... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2008

I was a little worried after reading some reviews but do not be fooled. This place was absolute HEAVEN. I am a Westin girl and this place blew any Weston out the door. Excellent customer service, great food and fantastic views. Everything was better that I imagined and I am a tough critic.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2008

We have stayed here twice and both times it has been great. The views from the rooms are breathtaking. The staff is friendly and very competent. The property is carved out of the mountain and a pleasure to walk around (although I would not recommend for the handicapped). The buildings themselves are older (Hyatt bought them - not built them)... More

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Address: 120 Highlands Drive, Carmel, CA 93923
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hyatt Carmel Highlands 4*
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Also Known As:
Hyatt Carmel Highlands Hotel Carmel
Highlands Hotel Hyatt Carmel
Carmel Highland Inn
Carmel Hyatt

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448 room luxury resort nestled in Monterey pines overlooking Point Lobos State Reserve. Oceanview rooms include wood burning fireplaces and private balconies and 11 suites also include in-room double spa baths, kitchenettes. Renowned Pacific's Edge Restaurant(dinner only) and California Market Restaurant (breakfast & lunch). ... more   less 
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