Carmel Hotel Wedding & Elopement Venue | La Playa Carmel

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An Iconic Carmel Wedding Venue

La Playa Carmel offers 75 guest rooms, a gorgeous selection of ceremony and reception venues, and a central location, just minutes from Monterey, placing serene beaches, renowned galleries, Carmel Valley wineries and scenic beauty at your doorstep.

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Our Venues


Our Courtyard is an enchanting garden setting for a ceremony or reception

La Playa Patio

The La Playa Patio is perfect for intimate outdoor affairs amidst our award-winning gardens

Pacific Room and Terrace

The Pacific Room and Terrace features spectacular ocean views and rustic architecture complete with a covered terrace complemented by heaters and a cozy outdoor fire pit

Garden Room

The quaint Garden Room has picturesque views of the hotel’s lavish gardens and the Pacific Ocean beyond as well as a private fireplace

Fireside Room

The Fireside Room is a charming setting for small events and dinners

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A History of Romance

Originally designed in 1905 by an artist for his wife, La Playa Carmel still resonates an aura of romance and old world charm. From the lush gardens and hand-laid brick patios to the stunning views and ambient sounds of the Pacific, your wedding will be full of new memories infused with turn-of-the-century sophistication.

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Intimate Weddings & Elopements

We are pleased to provide a wide variety of venues for your intimate ceremony and reception. Whether you wish for a luscious garden setting, a terrace with ocean views or historic indoor surrounds, you are sure to find an atmosphere that’s perfect for you!

Our Elopement Package is available for events with a guest count of 10 or fewer.

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Impeccable Taste


From hand-crafted cocktails and elevated contemporary comfort fare at Bud’s to extraordinary catered occasions for weddings and events, the culinary experience at La Playa Carmel is sure to please even the most discerning palate.

Select from our meticulously designed event menus which offer a diverse array of dishes, or customize a menu tailored to your tastes.

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    Wedding Weekend

    From the rehearsal dinner to the post-wedding brunch, we can host your wedding weekend.

  • Group Room Rates

    La Playa Carmel features 75 deluxe guestrooms and offers group rates for wedding parties and guests.

*Please note, a Day-of Wedding Coordinator and/or Wedding Planner is required for Ceremonies and Receptions at La Playa Carmel.

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