$149 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Sep 10, 2014 Check-out: Sep 12, 2014

BEST WESTERN PLUS Carmel Bay View Inn

3 stars
Junipero Between 5th & 6th, P. O. Box 3715, Carmel, CA 93921
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
63 reviews
Carmel Stay

Every was perfect. I love the fact they have covered parking. The location is perfect for walking... See full review

  • alamojoan
  • Jul 29, 2014
GREAT stay!

It was a spur of the moment trip and we couldn't have found a better place! Can't wait to go back!! See full review

  • RP Stella
  • Mar 20, 2014
Smart prices in upscale downtown Carmel
Basic but quite well-located for travel to Carmel, the clean, comfortable Best Western Plus Carmel Bay View Inn features a fireplace and free Wi-Fi in every room. After the complimentary continental breakfast, relax on the outdoor decks, swim in the seasonal outdoor heated pool, or walk to the beach or along the village streets of Carmel. Exclusive shops, galleries, restaurants and spas line the neighboring blocks, while other Monterey Bay attractions, including Pebble Beach and the 17-Mile Drive, are not much farther from the hotel.
Highlights

  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the Best Western Plus Carmel Bay View Inn
  • Outdoor decks and heated swimming pool
  • All rooms include a fireplace, some with a balcony and ocean view
  • A short walk to the beach and Carmel shops and eateries

Rooms
The entirely nonsmoking guest rooms and spacious two-room suites Best Western Plus Carmel Bay View Inn include a coffee-maker, free Wi-Fi and a cozy gas fireplace to warm guests in the evening after a day on the coast. Ask for an oceanfront room to look out on dramatic panoramic ocean views from a private balcony. Suites feature separate sleeping and living spaces, a balcony, bay views and a fireplace. Family suite accommodations combine two bedrooms with a living area in a layout that works well for groups at the Best Western Plus Carmel Bay View Inn.
Features
From the Best Western Plus Carmel Bay View Inn in the heart of downtown Carmel, guests can tee off at 15 championship golf courses, tour the Carmel Mission or visit Fisherman's Wharf all within a short drive. This nonsmoking hotel offers free parking and comfortable lobby seating around the fireplace.
Transportation

  • Monterey Peninsula Airport (7.5 mi/12.1 km)
  • San Jose International Airport (80 mi/129 km)
  • San Francisco International Airport (106 mi/170 km)

Attractions

  • Ocean Avenue (across the street)
  • Carmel Mission Basilica (0.9 mi/1.5 km)
  • 17-Mile Drive (1 mi/1.7 km)
  • Pebble Beach Golf Course (2.8 mi/4.5 km)
  • Fisherman's Wharf (5.3 mi/8.6 km)
  • Cannery Row (6 mi/9.7 km)
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (6.4 mi/10.3 km)
  • Santa Cruz (49.3 mi/79.3 km)
  • San Francisco (117 mi/188 km
  • Big Sur, Calif. (126 mi/203 km)

Business

  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel

Hotel Map

36.5561 -121.9197
Area served
Monterey, Big Sur, Pacific Grove, Marina, Carmel, Salinas, Seaside
Nearby airports
(MRY), 10.00, MI, NE;
Area description
Downtown

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Carmel Bay View Inn Rooms

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Heated pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Non Smoking
Free local telephone calls
Activities
Heated pool
Dining
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Services
Security
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Television with cable
Hairdryer in room
Fire place
Ironing board

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (63)

Ratings and reviews for BEST WESTERN PLUS Carmel Bay View Inn

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
63 out of 63
Amenities:
3.6
Room cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.1
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4.6
Value:
4.2

92% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Carmel Bay View Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
alamojoan
alamo, ca
Jul 29, 2014

Carmel Stay

Every was perfect. I love the fact they have covered parking. The location is perfect for walking to ocean and all of carmel by the sea has to offer. If you ask for something they are at your door immediately!! And best free breakfast with everything breakfast. The best staff ever. I stay here every year when I go to carmel. joan

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Stay here!!

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Carmel Bay View Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
pablo H
San Francisco, california
May 24, 2014

Great location good value

For the price this is a great place to stay.The room had a gas fireplace,the bathroom was spacious and up dated.very clean and well run motel and even included breakfast. The only bad things is that the eggs were the fake kind that do not have any flavor and the sausage was the same same but all the other offferings were fine. The walls are a bit thin and if you have noisey neighbors it could be a problem. I would stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Carmel Bay View Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Bruce S.
Winfield, KS
Mar 21, 2014

Lovely little hotel

Great location to walk around Carmel and short walk to the beach. We found the room to be very clean and comfortable. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

The beach is beautiful and the sunsets are worth watching!

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Carmel Bay View Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
RP Stella
Benicia, CA
Mar 20, 2014

GREAT stay!

It was a spur of the moment trip and we couldn't have found a better place! Can't wait to go back!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Great restaurants within walking distance - leave the car behind!!

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Carmel Bay View Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Quick family getaway
Berkeley, CA
Mar 17, 2014

Plenty of room for a family of 5 and a heated pool

We has a king suite for mom, dad, and 3 kids. It was pleasantly large, with 2 bathrooms, a bedroom separate form the living room, a large balcony, and a beautiful view. We had the heated pool in full sun all to ourselves for over an hour Saturday afternoon! And we enjoyed the breakfast that offered more than enough food and choices for everyone. Fo just one night (and only one afternoon, really), the stay was everything we could hope for with 3 young children who even behaved themselves well for the most part. Thank you!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Entertainment tip: In Hotel

bring your bathing suit

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Carmel Bay View Inn

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
NWCHU
Davis, California
Feb 24, 2014

Good location and friendly staff

It was little difficult to find the hotel, but had nice parking area. Close to shopping and eateries within easy walking distance. Had some stairs but surrounded by pretty flowers andocean breeze. Had full breakfast with scrambled eggs, bacon, bagels, fresh fruit, juice, cereal, yogurt, etc. Loved strong dark roast coffee.room had a wall heater and a gas fireplace, but no AC. Did not see anyone using the outdoor pool.Overall, it was a good value and A pleasant place to stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Fagerty's(not sure of spelling). Good food and excellent service. Very firendly staff in a comfortable setting."

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Carmel Bay View Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Carrie H
Santa Cruz, CA
Feb 17, 2014

excellent spot in carmel

Romantic cute rooms w/ fireplace. Lovely view of the ocean from the top rooms. Cute decor. Would highly recommend this hotel to anyone

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Park and walk. Don't move the car all weekend.

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Carmel Bay View Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jeff2
Stanford, CA
Feb 16, 2014

Decent Place in the Heart of Carmel

The hotel is located very close to many of the best restaurants, shops, and galleries in Carmel. The rooms were not sumptuous, but pleasant, with a (fake) fireplace and comfortable furniture. The free breakfast was adequate, with the usual choices.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

The Tuck Box, on Dolores St., between Ocean and 7th is the place to go for breakfast or lunch (closes 2:30PM).. The scones are not what you expect, and should not be missed.

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Carmel Bay View Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Dont have nickname
Detroit, mi
Feb 15, 2014

Clean, comfortable, pleasant, great location

Clean, cheery, great location, nice breakfast included.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Carmel Bay View Inn

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
eribod
argentina
Jan 30, 2014

great for a short visit

Very good experience. The room was clean, the bed comfortable. We has a amall fridge, coffe maker. Breakfast was ok with coffee, juices, pastries, fruits, cereals. A good choice if you are on a budget.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Great market near where you can buy groceries to prepare a quick meal

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