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La Playa Carmel

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La Playa Carmel is a 75-room historic luxury boutique hotel, newly restored to preserve its turn-of-the-century charm while updating it to modern-day standards. Located two blocks from the beach and village shops, art galleries and restaurants, the hotel is situated in the heart of Carmel and anchors its most prestigious residential neighborhood. The grounds encompass meticulously tended gardens, intimate patios, secluded courtyards and a tranquil terrace swimming pool.
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Heated pool
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We have been a huge fan of La Playa for many years. It’s always been our first choice of places to stay when we travel to Carmel. We love the overall atmosphere, the provided amenities and location near the beach.
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Response from CarmelBrettB, General Manager at La Playa Carmel
Responded yesterday
Dear SusanPCooper4, Thank you for taking the time to let us know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your encouraging words are appreciated by the entire team. We appreciate your repeat patronage. We do our best to accommodate the preferences of our returning guests. I'm happy you enjoyed your time in Carmel. We look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Brett B.
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Hotel's Favourite
Carmel's only hotel on the beach. A classic beauty which has been around forever it seems. Never met a guest who didn't enjoy it. Most business is from repeat customers. That tells you something, doesn't it. La Playa is equated with Carmel and vice-a-versa.
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Great hotel with enough public space to sponsor good sized events and activities. Attentive staff in a wonderful location. Easy walk to the beach and to anywhere in the town of Carmel. Absolutely a terrific getaway location.
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Response from LaPlayaCarmel, General Manager at La Playa Carmel
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Coastman3, Thank you for taking the time to share your impression of La Playa. I was delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, your kind words about our service are appreciated. We hope to see you again in the future, please do not hesitate to contact me directly should your future plans bring you back to Carmel. Regards, Brett B.
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The hotel is lovely, the property is beautiful , the service is wonderful, great location to the town and water-the chocolate cookies are the best, my only complaint is our room was small but our bathroom was ridiculously small.
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Response from LaPlayaCarmel, General Manager at La Playa Carmel
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Mary W, Thank you for your kind words. I hope that we have an opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Regards, Brett B.
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Beautiful grounds. Service is great. Breakfast is exceptional. Rooms are nice. Not cheap but considering the beautiful area in Carmel it is reasonable priced. I would recommend for a romantic getaway.
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Response from LaPlayaCarmel, General Manager at La Playa Carmel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Scott R, Thank you for taking the time to share your impression of La Playa. I was delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, your kind words about our service are appreciated by all of us. We hope to see you again in the future, please do not hesitate to contact me directly should your future plans bring you back to Carmel. Regards, Brett B.
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Hello Kansasman, If you have any further questions, we encourage you to contact us at 831 293 6100. We would love to walk through our room features and property amenities! Thank you, Jess Martin - Marketing Manager
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Can you walk into center of town easy ?
Yes, but be cautious. Best to be sober and gone by dusk. The majority of Tulum and Playa del Carmen are safe, but not all. Keep your wits about you
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Do you have free parking?
Yes there is street parking near the hotel.
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Hello Erik, We welcome guests of all ages at La Playa Carmel. We hope to have a chance to welcome you and your family to our beautiful boutique hotel! Please let me know if I can be of further assistance. Thank you, Jessica, Marketing Manager, La Playa Carmel
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"Oceanview with magnificent sunset. But head down to the beach just 2 blocks away"
"We had one of the better rooms, little privacy,single pane cold steel frame wind window, noisey mini fridge all night, tiny bathroom,"
"Rooms are small so if you can afford a suite for a longer stay , that would be the way to go."
"None of the rooms have any sound proofing but the front of the hotel is the worst."
"A suite by the pool is very special!"
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PRICE RANGE
USD 319 - USD 769 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hotel la playala playa carmel ca
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
La Playa Hotel
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaCarmel
NUMBER OF ROOMS
75
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