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Carmel River Inn, Carmel

2-star2 stars
26600 Oliver RdCarmelCA93923United States of America

Convenient to Carmel Beach
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Very Good8.0
Great location
Fantastic service
Good internet service
Breakfast can be improved
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From 906 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Carmel River Inn, Carmel

from $119
  • Basic Room, 1 King Bed
  • Basic Double Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Studio, 1 Queen Bed
  • Studio (Cottage with Kitchenette)
  • Cottage, 2 Bedrooms
  • Single Room, 1 Double Bed

What’s around Carmel River Inn, Carmel


  • Carmel Beach - 32 min walk
  • Smallsea, A Metropolis in Miniature - 12 min walk
  • The Barnyard - 12 min walk
  • Carmel Mission Basilica - 18 min walk
  • Carmel River State Beach - 32 min walk
  • Sunset Center - 32 min walk
  • Monastery Beach - 34 min walk
  • Golden Bough Playhouse - 35 min walk

Getting around

  • Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) - 14 min drive
  • Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal) - 37 min drive
  • Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal) - 38 min drive
  • Salinas Station - 33 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • RV, bus, and truck parking

At a glance

Key facts


  • 40 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • RV/bus/truck parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Year Built 1934
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Access via exterior corridors

Carmel River Inn, Carmel’s small print

Also known as

  • Carmel River
  • Carmel River Inn
  • River Inn Carmel
  • Carmel River Hotel Carmel


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

  • The seasonal pool is open from April to November.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    Optional extras

    Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 20 per pet, per night

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    Recent reviews

    Very Good 8.0 From 260 reviews

    Carmel River Inn, Carmel
    Great Stay
    Our stay at Carmel River Inn was great. The people who worked there were helpful and friendly. They even recommended some delicious eating places. The room was clean and quiet. I would stay there again.
    susan, us1 night trip
    Carmel River Inn, Carmel
    Great stay!
    We enjoyed sitting outside, our room. Our room was so quaint and spacious at the same time. The front desk is so friendly! We so enjoyed our stay and will be back again!
    A Traveler, us2 night trip
    Carmel River Inn, Carmel
    Dog friendly Carmel stay.
    Really nice and welcoming staff, very pet friendly and easy to walk dogs on their property. Good walking paths in the garden and nice patio with table & chairs. Coffee and tea in reception. There are doggy bags on site. I just wish that the beds were better and also that my room had a screen on the sliding door. I had lots of noise from unit upstairs. So next time will book a cottage. The cottages look very cozy.
    marianne, us2 night trip
    Carmel River Inn, Carmel
    Very Good8.0
    Very nice place. Very friendly staff. Room was nice and comfortable. A bit annoying if you have people staying in room above yours that are not quite.
    Greg, us2 night trip
    Carmel River Inn, Carmel
    Very Good8.0
    Overall, ok
    Hotel was pretty good, but bathroom needs update. Also THERES NO A/C!
    Rob, us1 night trip

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