Just 5 miles from Monterey Bay Aquarium, this luxury Carmel hotel provides a complimentary champagne brunch each morning. Guests will enjoy the outdoor pool complete with lounge chairs. All spacious rooms include free Wi-Fi. A flat-screen TV with cable is featured in each amply furnished room at La Playa Carmel. A minibar and coffee-making facilities provide beverage options. Select rooms feature ocean views. Guests can enjoy a gourmet breakfast in the library lounge showcasing views of the Pacific Ocean. The menu includes fresh pastries, fruit and a variety of hot entrees. All-day dining is available. Carmel La Playa is a 4-minute walk from the beach. Monterey Airport is 5 miles away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Carmel, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

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

Parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Travel Sustainable Level 2

This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.1
Facilities
8.4
Cleanliness
8.9
Comfort
8.7
Value for money
7.2
Location
9.4
Free WiFi
7.5
Low score for Carmel
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Shelley
    United States of America United States of America
    Gardens Location to the beach Shuttle service Choc chip cookies Ambience
  • Philippe
    Switzerland Switzerland
    Location is perfect, Staff are so friendly. I recommand to stay as long as you can to enjoy the hotel and the facilities
  • Martha
    United States of America United States of America
    Breakfast was excellent. Service was good. Like the variety of foods available and the freshness of the items.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Bud's Bar & Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      American
    • Open for
      Dinner • Cocktail hour

Amenities of La Playa Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking on site
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
  • Street parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Express check-in/out
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
Accessibility
  • Auditory guidance
  • Visual aids (tactile signs)
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

La Playa Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 4:00 PM

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

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

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

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express La Playa Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Free parking is available but limited, on a first come-first served basis.

A one-time, nonrefundable pet fee of USD 250 is applicable for guests bringing pets.

As per policy California Section 4.6 section 11362.3, it is illegal for any person to smoke marijuana in a public place.

Group policy: 10 or more guest rooms is considered a group and follow different deposit and cancellation policies.

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.

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

FAQs about La Playa Hotel

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Check-in at La Playa Hotel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The nearest beach is 800 feet from La Playa Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • La Playa Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Bud's Bar & Restaurant

  • La Playa Hotel is 1,800 feet from the center of Carmel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • La Playa Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Swimming pool
    • Bicycle rental

  • Room options at La Playa Hotel include:

    • Double

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