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La Playa Carmel

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Overview
Camino Real at 8th Ave, Carmel, CA 93921 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Shuttle or Taxi Services
Suites
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews champagne breakfast cookies and milk free shuttle evening wine tasting shuttle service waffle station beautiful hotel no elevator ocean view garden room two blocks breakfast was amazing beautiful grounds the hotel offers rooms are small turn down service street parking
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for our 10 year anniversary. The entire property is absolutely gorgeous. I could not get over the landscaping, the views, really everything. Great service too, and the breakfast every morning was delicious! Location was great, close to town (walkable) and the beach...More

Thank Rachel A
Response from Rachel T, General Manager at La Playa CarmelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rachel A: Thank you for choosing La Playa Carmel as your anniversary getaway. La Playa is well known for its' love story and we are thankful that your story will be a part of our rich history. Rachel A, if you decide to come...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not cheap but outstanding hotel, perfect location few streets up from the beach with beach/waves within sight, great service & attention to detail, small but decent poolarea, not full blown restaurant but great bar menuMore

1  Thank Peter B
Response from Rachel T, General Manager at La Playa CarmelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Peter B: Thank you for your positive review of La Playa Carmel. Our hotel is located in the ideal location - minutes away from both the heart of Carmel by the Sea and the white sand beach. While we do not have a restaurant...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La playa Carmel is a beautiful looking,and a beautifully run hotel.We were a party of 10 traveling by car from San Francisco, and we're delighted on arrival with the exterior and interior of this wonderful hotel, the staff were very attentive , especially Riva who...More

1  Thank Jackie19602015
Response from Rachel T, General Manager at La Playa CarmelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jackie 19602015: Thank you for taking the time to share with us your wonderful review of the hotel. We could not agree that Carmel by the sea is breathtaking during this time of year whether you are walking the white sand beach or lounging...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a unique boutique hotel situated ideally between the beach & town centre. It is in a very quiet residential area but don’t let that put you off. We had a nice room & the service was excellent. They have a fabulous bar, the...More

1  Thank d_jones25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose La Playa because we couldn't get a reservation at our first choice hotel. What a pleasant surprise! The hotel, staff and champagne breakfast were all amazing! Next time we will request a room with an ocean view so we can sleep to the...More

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About
Description
La Playa Carmel is a 75-room historic luxury boutique hotel, newly restored to preserve its turn-of-the-century charm while updating it to modern-day standards. Located two blocks from the More beach and village shops, art galleries and restaurants, the hotel is situated in the heart of Carmel and anchors its most prestigious residential neighborhood. The grounds encompass meticulously tended gardens, intimate patios, secluded courtyards and a tranquil terrace swimming pool. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
On the Beach
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
75
Price range
$230 - $752 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
La Playa Hotel
Also Known As
Hotel La Playa
,
La Playa Carmel Ca
Location
United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
75
Price range
$230 - $752 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
La Playa Hotel
Also Known As
Hotel La Playa
,
La Playa Carmel Ca
Location
United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
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Traveler (437)
Room & Suite (68)
Dining (27)
Pool & Beach (23)
Business Center & Event Rooms (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Questions & Answers
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Alan F
September 3, 2018|
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Response from Rose-Ranch | Reviewed this property |
Yes! A block or two away!
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loveVaughan
January 8, 2018|
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Response from Jane131262 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but not many spaces available
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Room Tips
"A suite by the pool is very special!"
pittbrendat
4 weeks ago
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"Ocean View"
ReddiTugo
4 weeks ago
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"Don't book"
BLSNG
5 weeks ago
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"Ocean view is a must"
karenhJ1375VI
Sep 23, 2018
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