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La Playa Carmel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Camino Real at 8th Ave, Carmel, CA 93921 (Formerly La Playa Hotel)
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Ranked #4 of 22 Hotels in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013
Jim K Cohasset, Massachusetts
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cohasset, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

recently stayed at the La Playa ( our first visit since the renovation) .. hotel looks great ... the pool and garden areas are as beautiful as ever .... the entire staff that we encountered was energetic & personable .... a great new feature (besides the renovated rooms) is the breakfast on the terrace which is included in the room... More

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San Francisco, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Alex at the front desk is wonderful. After an eventful day was warmly greeted and welcomed to the hotel. Beautiful historic building with cheerful decor and lovely gardens. Excellent location - a short walk to the beach and a short walk to town. A variety of activities available including bike riding, wine tasting and a pool! A lovely, convenient and... More

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denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We stayed at La Playa on our way from San Francisco to LA and my only regret is that we couldn't stay longer. La Playa exceeded my expectations in every way and overall is a very good value. Its located perfectly two short blocks from the ocean and two short blocks from the center of town - in a very... More

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San Jose, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

This was a wonderful place to celebrate my sweetie’s birthday. She loves Carmel-by-the-Sea and has wanted to visit La Playa for a long time. We had eaten here a couple of times and had toured the rooms but had never stayed, so I made reservations. It really is a beautiful property. We had a garden view room high enough that... More

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Colleyville, Texas
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150 reviews 150 reviews
34 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We spent two nights and enjoyed our stay. The hotel is a couple of blocks from the ocean and about 4 blocks to the shopping area. The evening wine tasting was fun. We paid extra for the ocean view, which was very pretty. The wait staff was very helpful. You should be aware that there are no elevators, and they... More

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94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

Beautful property! I picked this from other TA reviews and so happy i did. Service was excellent - Alexis at front desk very accomodating as were the rest of the staff and Oliver who shuttled us back and forth to dinner. We enjoyed the evening wine tasting and the exceptional champagne breakfast. Our room was tastefully appointed and very comfortable.... More

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Scotts Valley, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

My husband and I stayed one night at La Playa for our anniversary. It was a quick trip and we really enjoyed the location and architecture of the hotel. Our room was small, but nicely appointed. From the hotel we walked to the beach, downtown and to the mission. The neighborhood is beautiful and so is the expansive white sandy... More

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Mission, KS
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

My partner and I were here for her business meeting and as fate would have it we were here on our 16th anniversary. We decided to get married at the hotel on our special day.The hotel is charming, beautiful and you truly feel as if you are in a friend's exquisite home. We had an amazing suite on the 4th... More

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Rossville, Georgia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Stayed at La Playa 3 nights while my husband golfed Pebble Beach. One the best hotels I have ever stayed in. Staff was great. Free shuttles from hotel to restaurants. Free wine tastings every evening. Mimosa's for breakfast every morning. Can not wait to go again! Our room had a wonderful ocean view.

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Stayed here for five nights as part of a golf tour playing Pebble Beach etc. The hotel has a refined atmosphere, and is very well located equidistant between the town centre and the beach, and is handy for the golf courses. They will run free shuttles to/from the restaurants that are beyond walking distance - e.g.the marvellous Carmel Mission Inn.... More

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Address: Camino Real at 8th Ave, Carmel, CA 93921 (Formerly La Playa Hotel)
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — La Playa Carmel 3*
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