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  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Carmel-by-the-Sea in February and January.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Carmel-by-the-Sea if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Carmel-by-the-Sea accommodation.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Carmel-by-the-Sea for 2 days.
  • Hoping to learn about the city’s history? Choose a hotel near the Mission San Carlos Borromeo del Río Carmelo, otherwise known as the Carmel Mission. The mission was built in 1797 and has since been restored. Now, it features five different museums. The Carmel River Inn is a cozy choice that will put you only a seven-minute walk from the property.
  • If you plan on spending your vacation relaxing next to the ocean, choose a hotel near Carmel Beach, like the Carmel Green Lantern Inn located five minutes’ walk from the beach. Carmel Beach has water that is great for both swimming and surfing, and parts of the beach are dog-friendly.
  • For travelers who enjoy hiking, book a hotel near Mission Trail Park, a preserve of more than 30 acres and with about five miles of trails. The Carriage House Inn is a standard hotel that is only a seven-minute walk from the area.
  • To enjoy some of the art the city has to offer, choose one of the many hotels near the popular Weston Gallery, such as the Pine Inn that is only three minutes from the gallery. The Weston Gallery houses a variety of modern and vintage photography, some of which comes from the area.
  • If you are specifically interested in water recreation activities, book a hotel near Lovers Point State Marine Reserve, like the Lovers Point Inn, which is only a two-minute walk away. This small beach attracts a high number of kayaks, paddle boards, and boat rentals, and it is also graced with calm water that is great for sports.

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Carmel Bay View Inn8.7/10 ratingout of 62 reviews · $145 avg price/ night
PROS: Large room, modern furniture and bathroom. Excellent location, easy check-in and out.
Anonymous +11 May 2021
The Getaway8.8/10 ratingout of 10 reviews · $305 avg price/ night
PROS: Conveniently located and economical for the areaCONS: Slightly softer beds
Anonymous +8 Mar 2021

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