Sea View Inn

El Camino Real between 11th and 12thCarmel-by-the-Sea93921USA
Bed & Breakfast
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About Sea View Inn

The Sea View Inn is a quaint getaway snuggled in the verdures of Carmel’s most stunning residential district. Guests staying at this lovely hotel are within easy reach to the white sandy Carmel Beach and not too far from the city centre. Housed in a turn of the century edifice and refurbished to perfection, travellers seeking accommodations within a relaxed atmosphere will find this hotel appealing.

Modern rooms include a TV, WI-Fi, and private bathroom. Toiletries and hair dryer are provided. Most rooms offer a great view of the ocean. Upgraded rooms include a living room or day beds.

Communal areas consist of a canopied porch along with a fireplace and dining area.

Guests are offered a complimentary wine or sherry during the afternoon hours. Restaurants offering diverse menus are located nearby.

Downtown Carmel is a five minute stroll from the Sea View Inn. CA State Highway 1 is one mile from the premises.


El Camino Real between 11th and 12th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, 93921, USA
Telephone: +1(831)6248778 | Fax: +1(831)6255901 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Positive Reviews

Excellent location near amenities

Guests have consistently enjoyed the location of this inn, with many describing it as excellent. Guests have found the property is easily accessible and within a short walk of the beach and the shopping and dining opportunities in the town centre. Reviews indicate that there is ample parking available near the property.

Good value for money

While the rates here aren't exactly low, guests do tend to find that this inn offers good value for money in an area that is notoriously expensive. Aside from reasonable room rates, guests have found that the complimentary breakfast and Wi-Fi Internet access have offered additional savings.

Friendly and helpful staff

Previous guests have rated the standard of service here highly, typically finding the host genuinely welcoming and friendly. Guests have enjoyed the evening drinks and snacks as well as noting that the host is happy to offer personalised recommendations for dining and attractions in the area.

Negative Reviews

May find rooms small

Although the rooms here are generally found to offer clean and well-maintained surroundings, guests do also tend to describe the rooms on the small side. The rooms on the third floor are said to be particularly snug and are accessed via steep and narrow stairs.

Some reports of internal noise

While noise doesn't appear to be a major issue at this inn, a number of guests have mentioned that they were able to hear people in neighbouring rooms as well as floorboards creaking throughout the property.

Occasional disappointments

Although guests sometimes mention the lack of air-conditioning and others haven't been too impressed by having to share a bathroom, any other disappointments at this Carmel-by-the-Sea B&B are occasional and often refer to minor issues.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 40 reviews across the web
8.5 /10
8.5 out of 10 based on 40 reviews