THE GRAND DAME OF CARMEL HOTELS
Preserved for history, modernized for today.
Once a luxurious mansion built in 1905 by an artist as a gift to his wife, a member of the Ghirardelli family, for over 100 years La Playa Carmel resort has been known as the
“Grande Dame of Carmel”. Newly restored, this 75-room historic hotel is located just steps from the sands of Carmel Beach and the renowned shops, galleries and
restaurants of charming Carmel-by-the-Sea. The cornerstone of one of California’s most prestigious neighborhoods, this landmark Carmel Hotel features meticulously
tended gardens, intimate patios, secluded courtyards and a tranquil terrace swimming pool.
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Great location near water and downtown. Wonderful breakfast.
Pampered and welcomed with a smile… We felt like we were home from the beginning.
In all probably the best hotel experience we’ve had in the US, wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.