Located in downtown Carmel in a walking distance to shops, art galleries and restaurants, the Candle Light Inn features free WiFi, free off-street parking and a common area with outdoor fireplace.

A flat-screen TV, a safe and a small fridge are provided in each guest room at Candle Light Inn. A work desk is also available. Some rooms boast a spa bath and fireplace.

Carmel Beach is 15 minutes’ walk from the Inn Candle Light. Pebble Beach Golf Course and Point Lobos State Reserve are both 10 minutes’ drive away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Carmel, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Candle Light Inn has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 31, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Carmel, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
1 king bed
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Central air?
    No, we do not have central air or air conditioning within our rooms.
    Answered on 7 November 2019
  • We will be traveling with a child age 14,. Is it OK? Your rules say no children allowed (?)
    Children over the age of 12 are considered "adults."
    Answered on 20 January 2021
  • Hi. We have a baby French bulldog that is crate trained and very quiet. Would she be allowed at your property?
    Hello Guest, We are sorry, Candle Light Inn is a non-pet friendly property. Our sister property the Svendsgaard's Inn in Carmel can offer you some pe..
    Answered on 24 March 2021
  • I would like to stay for a week. June 12 - June 19. I have to catch a flight on June 19th. Is it possible to add another 2 days?
    We need more information. Have you already booked your reservation? If so, please provide the booking # so we can properly determine our availability.
    Answered on 13 March 2023
  • which rooms have fireplace and spa bath
    Premium guestrooms with king-sized beds have both fireplace and 2-person jetted tub.
    Answered on 12 January 2022
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Amenities of Candle Light Inn
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2
Most popular amenities
Free parking
Free WiFi
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Facilities for disabled guests
Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Beach
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Candle Light Inn takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Candle Light Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note: A pre-payment deposit is required to secure your reservation. This deposit will be charged to the credit card provided at the time the reservation is received by the property.

Property has removed breakfast until further notice.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Candle Light Inn

  • The prices at Candle Light Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, Candle Light Inn is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Candle Light Inn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beach

  • Check-in at Candle Light Inn is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at Candle Light Inn include:

    • Double

  • Candle Light Inn is 800 feet from the center of Carmel.

  • The nearest beach is 1,800 feet from Candle Light Inn.