In the center of Carmel. Commanding ocean views.
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 beach and village shops, art galleries and restaurants, the hotel is situated in the heart of Carmel, CA and anchors its most prestigious residential neighborhood. The grounds encompass meticulously tended gardens, intimate patios, secluded courtyards and a tranquil terrace swimming pool.
Inside this Carmel luxury hotel, the lobby features charming and cozy spaces, with the fireside lounge overlooking stunning ocean views. An adjoining patio is the perfect setting to enjoy a glass of wine at sunset or coffee at sunrise. Each guest room at this boutique hotel is carefully appointed with modern amenities, while paying tribute to its past with understated elegance and beachside charm.
Distinctive cuisine to inspire every palette.We offer an exceptional culinary experience that meets the expectations and discerning tastes of our guests. Our culinary team, led by La Playa Carmel's executive chef, serves a complimentary Signature Breakfast Buffet each morning including freshly prepared dishes and made-to-order entrees - yours to enjoy while overlooking the Pacific Ocean from our new library lounge.
Our culinary team also prepares a range of catering menus for meetings, groups and weddings. From full-course meals and private dinners to business lunches and reception hors d'oeuvres, you'll treat your guests and associates to an experience that is sure to please.
Plan your escape to Carmel today.Lovingly referred to as the Grand Dame by local residents, La Playa Carmel now stands as a testament to a time when a noble spirit graced the shoreline, enchanting artists with her beauty and captivating visitors with her serene nature. Come experience the Grand Dame today in all her glory at Carmel-by-the-Sea.