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Very Good 1388 Reviews
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What We Love

  • Breathtaking views at every turn, including guestrooms and suites
  • Fireplaces in Oceanview Rooms warm up chilly nights
  • California cooking and panoramic ocean vistas at the award-winning Pacific’s Edge restaurant
  • Binoculars for whale watching provided
  • Free mountain bike rentals
  • Beautiful clifftop grounds amid Monterey cypress and pine forests
  • READ MORE: 72 hours on Highway 1

What To Know

  • A $20 per night resort fee will be collected at the Jetsetter checkout.
  • Guestrooms were renovated in 2009.
  • The lobby timeshare sales pitch can be annoying; tell them straight away that you’re not interested
  • Four miles on Highway 1 from Carmel-by-the-Sea
  • Sunset weddings are popular here


  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Golf
  •  Gym
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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The Review

With a stay at Hyatt Carmel Highlands in Carmel (Carmel Highlands), you’ll be minutes from Gravity Garden and close to Point Lobos State Reserve. This 4-star resort is within close proximity of China Cove and Gibson Beach.

Treat yourself to a stay in one of the 142 guestrooms, featuring fireplaces and flat-screen televisions. Cable programming and iPod docking stations are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Conveniences include safes and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones with free local calls.

Take advantage of recreational opportunities offered, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and a fireplace in the lobby.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the resort’s room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free valet parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Hyatt Carmel Highlands
120 Highland Dr
Carmel, CA 93923 United States


4.0 Very Good 1388 Reviews
Anniversary Trip
Reviewed 1 day ago

We had a wonderful stay. We stayed here 2 nights, but due to the increase in the weekend rates we had to switch hotels for 2 nights. We wished we could have stayed here for our whole trip. We would definitely stay here again when we visit Carmel!!

One of the best views on the coast of California
Reviewed 3 days ago

I highly recommend this location for drinks appetizers and quick bite. Why the restaurant itself is rather overpriced and somewhat arrogant with it service people the lobby bar and lounge is excellent. The views are one-of-a-kind. Absolutely spectacular view of the Central valley coastline and ocean. Great place to go just before sunset but get there early because it's a very popular place to be. No reservations possible for the lounge but we always manage to find a spot for a family of 5 with a wheelchair

Beautiful view. Great restaurant
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful view, great customer service Very good restaurant ......rooms could use an update and suites and one bedrooms have better location much quieter. The staff is great and view is unbeatable wood burning fireplaces in the room and housekeeping is quick and great

Quick visit to Carmel
Reviewed 6 days ago

Quick overnight visit while visiting No. Cal. in early January. Our room had an upstairs with a fireplace and small kitchen. Downstairs was the bedroom and bathroom. Killer views. Super property with a history. A bit hippie and a bit upscale. Exceptionally nice staff. Excellent food. Great linens and mattress.

Old but lovely with fantastic views.
Reviewed 7 days ago

Location is convenient to visiting Carmel and Big Sur. The rooms are small and need updating. The fireplaces require actually building a fire instead of flipping a switch. Fantastic views from bar and dining room. Staff are super attentive.