Carmel River Inn

Self Rated: 2.0 out of 5
26600 Oliver Rd, Carmel, CA, 93923, United States of America
4.0 out of 5 rating 944 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0

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Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at Carmel River Inn in Carmel, you'll be near the beach, within a 5-minute drive of 17-Mile Drive and Carmel Mission Basilica. This motel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Carmel Beach and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Point Lobos State Reserve.


Make yourself at home in one of the 40 guestrooms featuring refrigerators. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.


Enjoy recreation amenities such as a seasonal outdoor pool or take in the view from a garden. This motel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a fireplace in the lobby.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Carmel Mission Basilica - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
The Barnyard - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Monastery Beach - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Sunset Center - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Scheid Vineyards Tasting Room - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Golden Bough Playhouse - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Forest Theater Guild - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Carmel Beach - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Wrath Winery - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Carmel Plaza - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Carmel River State Beach - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Galante Vineyards - 2.5 km / 1.6 mi
Carmel Chamber of Commerce - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Tor House - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Cherry Center for the Arts - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi

The nearest airports are:
Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) - 11.2 km / 7 mi
Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal) - 39.6 km / 24.6 mi
Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal) - 52.5 km / 32.6 mi

The preferred airport for Carmel River Inn is Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • 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 will be open from April to November.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Concierge services
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Outdoor seasonal pool
  • -RV, bus, truck parking
  • -Total number of rooms - 40
  • -Year Built - 1934
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area