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La Playa Carmel

Camino Real At 8th Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

+1 831 624 6476

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based on 252 reviews


Value for money

Offering an outdoor heated pool, La Playa Carmel is located in Carmel By the Sea and is a brief walk from Golden Bough Playhouse. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to visit the area's popular attractions. The hotel offers an around the clock reception, plus babysitting/child services and an express check-in and check-out feature. For added convenience, it features a concierge, meeting rooms and room service. The hotel also offers a well-equipped fitness center. The unique rooms include a refrigerator, wireless internet access and a mini bar. They each feature heating, ironing facilities and an alarm clock. La Playa Carmel provides an on-site bar, where guests can enjoy a drink either indoors or alfresco on the outdoor terrace. La Playa Carmel is within walking distance of Forest Theater. Monterey Bay Aquarium is an easy car ride away.

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Available rooms at La Playa Carmel

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  • Outdoor pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Adapted bath
  • No smoking
  • Toilet with grab rails


  • Sea view
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Newspapers
  • Storage available


  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Ironing service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tumble dryer


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee machine

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking


  • Desk

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Outdoor pool

Places of interest near La Playa Carmel

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Camino Real At 8th Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

Restaurants and Cafés

Terrace Grill - La Playa Hotel0.0 mi
Aubergine at L'Auberge Carmel0.1 mi
The Pocket0.2 mi
Carmel Chop House0.2 mi

Traveler Reviews

GreatBased on 252 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very friendly staff. (in 38 reviews)
  • Everything was perfect except breakfast. (in 37 reviews)
  • "Perfect location, staff super attentive, clean!" (in 27 reviews)
Cons -
  • No bottled water in room (in 19 reviews)
  • The entire hotel smells very bad. (in 13 reviews)
  • parking horrible. (in 6 reviews)

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Info about your stay

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • La Playa Carmel is $396 cheaper than the average 4 star hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea. You can usually find a nightly rate of $376 when staying at La Playa Carmel.

  • The drive from Monterey Regional to La Playa Carmel will take you about 16min depending on traffic, with a distance of 5.4 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Monterey Regional to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that La Playa Carmel offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $58/day for a base model rental. A very popular option for travelers staying at La Playa Carmel would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Monterey Regional directly to the hotel.

  • Customers of La Playa Carmel are welcome to bring their dogs with them during their stay.

  • Yes, La Playa Carmel has a pool that customers can use. Typically, hotel pools have restrictions based on the time of day so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • La Playa Carmel is 0.3 mi away from the city center of Carmel-by-the-Sea, where you can find interesting sights such as Sunset Center.

  • If you have questions about La Playa Carmel or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +1 831 624 6476.

  • Yes, La Playa Carmel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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