Any way you cut it, Carmel is flooded with hotels that offer a relaxing and comfortable place to stay. Many hotels play into the beautiful scenery of Carmel, providing spectacular views and easy access to the ocean, trails, downtown and golf courses.
L'Auberge Carmel Hotel has stood since 1929 and, nearly a full century later, still offers the cultured, comfortable luxury its guests have come to expect. It was named one of the World's Best Places to Stay "Gold List" by Conde Nast Traveler in January of 2010. Just four blocks from Carmel beach and easy walking distance to Carmel's other main attractions, L'Auberge offers European-style accommodations and the best service and hospitality to every customer. That's why it takes the Number 1 spot on this list.
The Best Western Carmel Bay View, though a brand name stay, can play with the big-name luxury hotels of the area because it strives to provide the exact same service in an incredible setting as its higher priced competition. Itself on the higher end of the brand name hotel spectrum, the Best Western Carmel Bay View is affordable and accommodating.
The Post Ranch Inn (Number 9) beat out The Inn at Spanish Bay because, though The Inn is spectacular, it's better suited for the golfer. Definitely book a room if you plan on hitting the links as much as possible, but if you're looking for a more well rounded hotel experience with unbeatable views, the Post Ranch Inn if your better bet.
Carmel is world-famous for its luxury hotels. Even one night in a room at Bernardus Lodge (Number 3) or Highlands Inn (Number 6) is worth the price for a really remarkable stay. Treat yourself in this resort town by staying in an elegant hotel. You won't regret it.
415 Carmel Valley Road
Camino Real at Eighth Ave.
Camino Real and Eighth Ave
48123 California 1
4th Ave and San Carlos St
(between Third and Fourth avenues)