Carmel River Inn

Star Rating
2 out of 5
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3.9 / 5Good
1,103 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pet Friendly


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Carmel Mission Basilica
    13 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Carmel River State Beach
    4 min drive
  • Restaurant
    Mission Ranch
    19 min walk
  • Restaurant
    3 min drive
  • Airport
    Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula)
    9 min drive

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020 3564 4853

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    About this area


    Carmel River Inn is located near the beach and in an area with good shopping. Pebble Beach Golf Links and Fisherman's Wharf are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Dennis the Menace Park and Monterey Bay Aquarium. Our guests appreciate the motel's quiet location.

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    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Carmel Mission Basilica - 13 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Carmel River State Beach - 4 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Carmel Beach - 6 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Point Lobos State Reserve - 7 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Pebble Beach Golf Links - 8 min drive

    Getting around

    • Salinas Station - 29 min drive
    • Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) - 9 min drive


    • Mission Ranch — 19 min walk
    • Vesuvio — 3 min drive
    • Bruno's Market & Deli — 3 min drive
    • Terrys Cypress Inn — 3 min drive
    • Flahertys — 3 min drive

    About this property

    Carmel River Inn

    Carmel motel in Mission Fields, near Carmel Beach
    A seasonal outdoor pool, concierge services and a 24-hour front desk are available at this smoke-free motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff and a garden are on-site. All 40 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and balconies. Guests will also find cable TV, hairdryers and showers.
    Carmel River Inn offers 40 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Rooms open to balconies. Televisions come with cable channels.
    Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. This Carmel motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains.
    Carmel River Inn features a seasonal outdoor pool, tour or ticket assistance and multilingual staff. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Carmel motel also offers a garden, a picnic area and concierge services. On-site self-parking is complimentary.
    Carmel River Inn is a smoke-free property.
    Recreational amenities at the motel include a seasonal outdoor pool.
    The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

    Property amenities


    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and public transport

    • Free self parking

    Things to do

    • Seasonal outdoor pool

    Family friendly

    • Fridge
    • Seasonal outdoor pool

    Guest services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Concierge services
    • Luggage storage
    • Multilingual staff
    • Tour/ticket assistance

    Languages spoken

    • English
    • Spanish


    • Garden
    • Picnic area


    • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    • Accessible bathroom
    • In-room accessibility
    • Wheelchair-accessible parking


    • Fireplace in reception
    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    • Blackout drapes/curtains


    • Free toiletries
    • Hairdryer
    • Shower


    • TV channels

    Food and drink

    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Fridge

    Outdoor space

    • Balcony


    • Access via exterior corridors
    • Iron/ironing board
    • Phone

    Nearby things to do


    • Beach access
    • Bike hire
    • Golf
    • Hiking/biking trails
    • Kayaking
    • Scooter/moped hire
    • Scuba diving
    • Skydiving
    • Surfing/boogie boarding
    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    A nice place to stay

    The section at the back overlooking the river is a nice place to sit out with a book. Good service here, and the owner was able to post my glasses on to me when I left them behind by accident.

    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019


    • Liked: Staff & service
    • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

    The view off the rear of the complex included trees and a running river. Environment was peaceful and quiet. The accommodations were sparse

    Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019


    • Liked: Staff & service

    Older Hotel

    Nice...Older Hotel .. Little Musty

    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    What a Jewel of a Hotel!

    Was looking for somewhere to stay on an impromptu road trip that was less expensive than the pricey hotels in Carmel, somewhere that wouldn't break the bank. Found Carmel River Inn on Hotels.com and what a jewel. While the hotel is older, it is so quaint - very old school. I especially loved the patio on the ground level right out our back sliding door. WIth two chairs and a table, we had a view of a stream right across the lantern lit pebble walkway. We enjoyed siiting on our patio with a drink watching the stream wildlife both in the evening and over morning coffee. I normally stay in big name chains, but I felt more comfortable with Carmal River's cleanliness than I ever do at other hotels. It's homespun for sure but very nice and comfortable. The only thing that was missing was an in-room microwave. However, there was one in the office lobby. And a lovely firereplace, as well. The staff was very friendly and knowledge about local attractions. I highly recommend Carmel River Inn.

    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

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