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    La Playa Carmel

    Camino Real at 8th Ave, Carmel, CA 93921
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    • Excellent63%
    • Very good23%
    • Average9%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    Reviewed April 7, 2017

    Wow what a great place, Carmel is a gem which i will return to many times in the future helped by the first stay at La Playa, the staff are amazing and Mercedes especially made our stay a memorable one. great rooms with and old...More

    2  Thank Markyc858585
    Reviewed April 6, 2017

    This is our 2nd time staying here. The beach is just a block away...down a small hill---makes for a lovely walk with a glass of wine to the beach for sunset! Loved seeing the surfers. The staff is overly accommodating, the grounds are immaculate, the...More

    1  Thank TampaFamily5
    Reviewed April 5, 2017

    Great ocean views, close walk to the beach, and town! Great service from the entire staff. Wine, and cheese at night, excellent breakfast in the morning. Staff could not be more accommodating. Parking was not a issue.

    1  Thank Frank D
    Reviewed April 4, 2017

    Really neat hotel with a lot of charm and history right in the heart of Carmel. Fabulous for a quick romantic weekend getaway, and a great launchpad to explore the surrounding area. The rooms are spacious and well appointed. Beds are super comfortable. Not enough...More

    1  Thank FlySleepEat
    Response from Rachel T, General Manager at La Playa CarmelResponded April 5, 2017

    Dear FlySleepEat: Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience of La Playa Hotel. It is always a pleasure to read that we our historic property provided the right setting for a romantic weekend. FlySleepEat, when you decide to return to La...More

    Reviewed April 1, 2017

    We spent a long weekend here celebrating my wife's birthday. The hotel is in a beautiful historic building with lovely gardens, situated near the beach and close to the downtown restaurants. At first we really enjoyed the quiet atmosphere which unfortunately took turn to a...More

    1  Thank lbb_traveller
    Response from Rachel T, General Manager at La Playa CarmelResponded April 5, 2017

    Dear lbb_traveller: Thank you for choosing La Playa Carmel as your wife's birthday getaway weekend. You are correct in stating that our beautiful historic property has lovely gardens and an amazing Champagne Brunch. My only wish is that we could have provided a consistent level...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Concierge
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    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • $265 - $645 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Carmel
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Carmel
    • #2 Business Hotel in Carmel
    • #2 Family Hotel in Carmel
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
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    • Suites ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 75
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    • Monterey County >
    • Carmel
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    • La Playa Carmel Ca
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    loveVaughan
    January 8, 2018|
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    Response from Jsmith1125 | Reviewed this property |
    Both above answers are correct. We stayed Labor Day weekend. We were able to grab a spot on the street on the block right after the hotel, after the beach traffic left. And, we just left our car in that spot until we... More
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    Erik B
    August 23, 2017|
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    Response from jnic0sia | Property representative |
    Hello Erik, We welcome guests of all ages at La Playa Carmel. We hope to have a chance to welcome you and your family to our beautiful boutique hotel! Please let me know if I can be of further assistance. Thank... More
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    "ask for a room with a bigger bathroom area..."
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    "No elevator - So if you have mobility issues, get a room on the first floor."
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    "ask for a room facing the ocean or with a view of the nice gardens."
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    "The Ocean view rooms are worth the extra $."
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