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Hotel or Inn in Carmel by the Sea

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Hotel or Inn in Carmel by the Sea

So many hotels, and Inns to choose from! Any recommendations for a romantic location with ocean views for 400 per night or less. Should be romantic as this is our 10th anniversary. We are staying mid week in October, for only one night on the way to Calistoga, CA. Any suggestions very much appreciated.

If there are romantic and recommended hotels or Inns in the town of Carmel by the Sea, please let me know, and I realize these probably won't have good ocean views.

TYIA!

Soulnurse

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1. Re: Hotel or Inn in Carmel by the Sea

I think the Colonial Terrace Inn has some view rooms, but most lodging is in town away from the sea in Carmel.

You might want to consider staying in nearby Pacific Grove instead. PG has 3 lovely B&B properties overlooking Monterey Bay: Seven Gables Inn, Green Gables Inn, Martine Inn. All 3 are within walking distance of Monterey's famed Cannery Row and aquarium via scenic rec trail. And PG has excellent dining a few blocks up in town.

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2. Re: Hotel or Inn in Carmel by the Sea

Town is uphill from the beach so inns farther from the ocean tend to have more views but these will be distant ones. Tally Ho is one of the inns closer to the ocean that has views. If you don't need to be near town, Mission Ranch about a mile south overlooks river beach and Point Lobos.

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3. Re: Hotel or Inn in Carmel by the Sea

Tickle Pink Inn sounds perfect for you. It is located in the Carmel Highlands area which is beautiful and just a short drive to town.

If you want to stay right in Carmel, Colonial Terrace has an oceanview suite that we loved! Fireplace, small kitchen and beautiful full oceanview.

One other option would be La Playa. 🏖

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4. Re: Hotel or Inn in Carmel by the Sea

We've gone back and forth between the Colonial Terrace Inn and the Tally Ho--finally settled on the latter for exactly the type of room we wanted.

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5. Re: Hotel or Inn in Carmel by the Sea

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