L'Auberge Carmel

Carmel, California Coast

The hotel

The charming boutique L'Auberge Carmel, dating to 1929 is known for its European-style and graceful architecture. A Relais & Châteaux hotel, located in the picturesque town of Carmel by the Sea, L'Auberge Carmel is a luxurious and romantic hideaway. The 20 bedrooms, located around the central outdoor courtyard, are individually designed with warm tones and the finest fabrics. Dine in the award-winning Aubergine Restaurant featuring regional and seasonal cuisine as well as an underground wine cellar.

Amenities

  • Romantic
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Valet parking
  • Internet Access
  • Close to Beach
  • Restaurant

Where is it

In the centre of Carmel, 10-minute walk to the beach and close to shopping and restaurants.

Hotel information

20 luxurious guest rooms on 2 floors. All individually designed with flat screen TV, iPod music system, complimentary WiFi, mini-bar*, room service*, bathrobes, iron and board, hairdryer, daily newspaper and twice-daily housekeeping service. Courtyard Standard Rooms with courtyard view and 1 king-size or 1 queen-size bed sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Aubergine restaurant (regional and seasonal cuisine). Wine cellar. Wine tasting*. Carmel Wine Walk*. Tennis court. In-room massage and spa service*. Room service*. Complimentary WiFi, valet and self-parking.

This hotel has resort fees that are included in the room rate (subject to change)

*Denotes local charge.

L'Auberge Carmel is a non-smoking resort.

Rating summary

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Traveller rating

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Quaint charming hotel

Apr 9, 2019 LScambs Camberley, United Kingdom

Staff were very friendly and welcoming and very happy to make arrangements and recommend restaurants for you. Our room was comfortable and an especially comfortable bed. Nice fresh flowers in the room. Free wi-fi easily accessible. Great location, within walking distance of the town and all the restaurants, galleries and shops and an easy walk… Read more
Staff were very friendly and welcoming and very happy to make arrangements and recommend restaurants for you. Our room was comfortable and an especially comfortable bed. Nice fresh flowers in the room. Free wi-fi easily accessible. Great location, within walking distance of the town and all the restaurants, galleries and shops and an easy walk to the beach. Nice courtyard with seats for a drink/cocktail and I believe they BBQ there in the warmer weather so would be a lovely spot. I did find it a little noisy even though we were in one of the quieter rooms and found the breakfast very limited. They did charge you extra for bacon and some other what they called 'a la carte' items, which included granola and yoghurt, which to be honest I would have thought at the price of the hotel this would be included, but thats my only real criticism. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating beautiful and charming luxury stay in Carmel

Apr 8, 2019 knkalec95 Sarasota, Florida

We enjoyed everything about our stay at L'Auberge! From the European style exterior, the beautiful courtyard to relax or enjoy a cocktail or conversation, the well-appointed and beautifully decorated guest room, delicious breakfast each morning, friendly and knowledgeable staff, fresh flowers in the room... every detail and expectation was met.… Read more
We enjoyed everything about our stay at L'Auberge! From the European style exterior, the beautiful courtyard to relax or enjoy a cocktail or conversation, the well-appointed and beautifully decorated guest room, delicious breakfast each morning, friendly and knowledgeable staff, fresh flowers in the room... every detail and expectation was met. It is also conveniently located for a short stroll to the many shops, galleries and restaurants. Look no further for your stay in Carmel-by-the-Sea.... you will not be disappointed! Truly lovely in every way! We stayed for two nights and unfortunately we didn't know the restaurant was closed on Mondays so we missed dining at Aubergine. We hope to return and will definitely try that the next time.... it looks delightful! Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating A wonderful experience

Mar 30, 2019 ctra San Francisco, California

We took a young family with a 2 month old baby boy. We both took our dogs This hotel is really classy. Fresh flowers in the room daily, valet service for no charge ( Carmel is a small town and this is key) Every amenity in the room ( heated floors) comfy bed, a little fridge, and anything you want at any time. I have a healing knee replacement… Read more
We took a young family with a 2 month old baby boy. We both took our dogs This hotel is really classy. Fresh flowers in the room daily, valet service for no charge ( Carmel is a small town and this is key) Every amenity in the room ( heated floors) comfy bed, a little fridge, and anything you want at any time. I have a healing knee replacement as did well hiking around this magical city. One day I fell and they sent the car to bring me back (no injury thank you) The team was exceptional The hotel is a historic building and the decor matches We loved our experience and will be back So so fun. Read less
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Mar 23, 2019 Diegosena Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Loved every inch of my room and the entire property! The exclusive bar is a great and calm place to grab a drink! Breakfast is also very good and fresh. The whole property is very unique with great views of the city and the ocean! Can’t wait to be back! Thank you for all the staff as well! Everyone was great!
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Gracious hospitality

Mar 13, 2019 Saffronlewis Bonita Springs, Florida

We stayed in the king peek room for 5 nights. We experienced excellent service from everyone especially concierge Jennifer.. Jennifer made dinner reservations for us each night at charming, unique restaurants. My husband enjoyed an amazing deep tissue massage, also arranged by Jennifer. L’Auberge offers car service which we needed as we had non… Read more
We stayed in the king peek room for 5 nights. We experienced excellent service from everyone especially concierge Jennifer.. Jennifer made dinner reservations for us each night at charming, unique restaurants. My husband enjoyed an amazing deep tissue massage, also arranged by Jennifer. L’Auberge offers car service which we needed as we had non stop rain during our stay. I highly recommend L’Auberge. Read less