More Flash, Less Cash - Take advantage of our Price Pledge** (even on luxey stays)
We keep it easy with the option to pay now or later on select accommodation
Book up 'til the last second - millions of rooms to crash tonight^
There are just a few accommodation options within easy driving distance of downtown Carmel, so we recommend that you book ahead of time if you're planning on basing yourself in a central Carmel hotel.
Keen on a hotel close to Carmel? Check out the Ventana Inn and Spa, a JdV Hotel – Adults Only, located 25 kilometres away in Central Coast California. Be sure also to have a look at the L Auberge Carmel in Central Coast California.
The Carmel Valley Ranch is located 11 kilometres away from the heart of Carmel. Another alternative is the Hyatt Carmel Highlands, which is located 13 kilometres away. The Bernardus Lodge & Spa and also the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa are two other recommended accommodation options worth looking into in Carmel.
After you've explored Carmel, you could set out to soak up more of the Central California area. Explore the lighthouses in Central California. Nature lovers should also take the time to check out the region's valleys and rolling hills. More active travellers may also try snowboarding, skiing and mountain biking here.
Everyone knows Australians are pretty laid back, so consider staying a little longer and check out the Point Pinos Lighthouse and Lone Cypress Pine, which you'll find in Pacific Grove, 25 kilometres to the north of Carmel. If you'd like to stay in Pacific Grove, be sure to check out the InterContinental the Clement Monterey and Spindrift Inn. 25 kilometres to the north of Carmel you can also stay at Seaside, which is home to the Embassy Suites Monterey Bay and Magic Carpet Inn. If you're staying in Seaside, you might like to visit the California State University Monterey Bay and Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course.
Aussies are known internationally for their love of sport, so why not visit Salinas Sports Complex? Reach Salinas Sports Complex around 35 kilometres to the northeast of Carmel. Sports fans wishing to find a bed close by can take their choice from the Residence Inn by Marriott Salinas Monterey or the Courtyard by Marriott Salinas Monterey.
If you're travelling into or out of Monterey Peninsula Airport and are looking to stay nearby, check out the latest deals at the Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay or the Embassy Suites Monterey Bay.