This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. 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.

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

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

La Playa Carmel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 14, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Carmel, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

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


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4 reasons to choose La Playa Carmel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Carmel Beach

    9.2 Wonderful beach
    750 feet from property
  • Carmel River State Beach

    9.2 Wonderful beach
    4,550 feet from property
  • Monastery Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1.8 miles from property

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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Carmel Beach Access
    0.3 miles
  • Sunset Center
    0.3 miles
  • Carmel Plaza
    0.4 miles
  • Carmel Mission
    0.7 miles
  • Carmel Mission Basilica Museum
    0.8 miles
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links
    1.8 miles
  • Pebble Beach
    1.9 miles
  • Point Lobos State Reserve
    2.1 miles
  • Monterey Peninsula College
    3.5 miles
  • Wine Trolley Tours
    3.5 miles
Top attractions
  • Monterey Museum of Art
    3.5 miles
  • Monterey Pines Golf Club
    3.7 miles
  • Dennis the Menace Park
    3.8 miles
  • 17-Mile Drive
    4 miles
  • Monterey Bay Whale Watching Cruises
    4 miles
  • Presidio of Monterey Museum
    4.1 miles
  • Naval Postgraduate School
    4.3 miles
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
    4.7 miles
  • Del Monte Beach
    4.9 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Carmel Beach
    750 feet
  • Carmel River State Beach
    4,550 feet
  • Monastery Beach
    1.8 miles
  • China Cove Beach
    3.1 miles
  • Seal Rock Creek Beach
    3.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Monterey Peninsula Airport
    5.2 miles
  • Mineta San Jose International Airport
    56.2 miles
How to get to La Playa Carmel from Monterey Peninsula Airport
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    Parking available
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Bud's Bar & Restaurant

    Food: American

    Open for: Dinner, Cocktail hour

Amenities of La Playa Carmel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • 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
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Key card access
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
Spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules La Playa Carmel 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 are considered 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

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

The fine print

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.

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

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 La Playa Carmel

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to La Playa Carmel by:

    • Car 15min

  • La Playa Carmel has 1 restaurant:

    • Bud's Bar & Restaurant

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

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

  • The nearest beach is 800 feet from La Playa Carmel.

  • Room options at La Playa Carmel include:

    • Double

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

  • La Playa Carmel is 1,800 feet from the center of Carmel.

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

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