Overview of accommodations

The Holly Farm recommends a number of hotels and we have selected some to list here. Please feel free to ask us for more info, or you can contact Erin at the Holly Farm directly for suggestions. There is also a room and house reservation service at the bottom of this page. Note that most hotels in the Carmel area require a 2 night minimum stay. We have called all of these hotels and so far we have not been able to secure any discounted rates, but please let us know your plans so we can try to group people together.

Here's some quick info to help you decide where you would like to stay:

  • Carmel Valley: The wedding weekend events will take place at the Holly Farm in Carmel Valley, about 6 miles inland from downtown Carmel and the beach. Carmel Valley is usually sunny. There are two fancy resorts right next to the Holly Farm which are described below.
  • Carmel (by the Sea): The downtown Carmel area near the gorgeous beach is called Carmel by the Sea. There's lots of fancy shops and places to eat and it's fun to walk around. Carmel itself can be foggy at times. There are a lot of very cute hotels and we have 3 listed here.
  • Monterey: Monterey is also very close. There's a downtown area with shops, and the wharf area also with shops (where the Monterey Bay Aquarium is). We have listed one hotel which is on the beach, and two large hotels.
  • Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove are two other cute places nearby where it would be convenient to stay.

Carmel Valley

CARMEL MISSION INN (BEST WESTERN) 165 Rooms (Most reasonably priced)
$119.00- $330.00
1.800.348.9090 LOCAL # : 831.624.1841
Newly remodeled rooms and suites. Pool, spa and restaurant on-site. Within walking distance to restaurants and great shopping including The Barnyard and the Carmel Crossroads. This is not in downtown Carmel, but is conveniently located in between downtown Carmel and the Holly Farm. It is also the most reasonably priced of all the accommodations listed here. They also accept AAA discounts. Approx. 5 miles from The Holly Farm.

CARMEL VALLEY RANCH RESORT 144 Rooms (Fancy/expensive place #1)
A warm and arty golf-centered resort. Fireplaces, pool, hot tubs, tennis courts, 18-hole golf course and restaurant on-site. This resort is expensive, and if you are going to splurge, may be preferred over Qual Lodge below. Approx. 1.5 miles from The Holly Farm.
$365.00-1200.00 1.800.996.3426 LOCAL # : 831.625.9500

QUAIL LODGE AND GOLF RESORT 100 Rooms (Fancy/expensive place #2)
Luxury accommodations with pools, spas, lounges, restaurants and golf packages. If you like golf, this is the place. Includes continental breakfast and fitness walk. Approx. 2 miles from The Holly Farm.
$305.00 and Up 1.800.538.9516 LOCAL # : 831.624.2888

Carmel by the Sea

CARMEL FIREPLACE INN 18 Rooms (Middle price range for Carmel area)
1.800.634.1300 LOCAL #: 831.624.4862
Breakfast Inn in garden setting with cozy rooms, some with fireplaces. Close to shops and restaurants. 8 blocks to the beach. Approx. 6 miles from The Holly Farm. 3 night minimum stay for Memorial Day Weekend. As of 1/2/03 they have all 18 rooms available.

COBBLESTONE INN 24 Rooms (Middle price range for Carmel area)
$125 cozy queen (As of 1/2/03 they have 2 rooms in this category)
$155 standard queen
$175 standard king
$200 deluxe king
LOCAL # : 831.625.5222
Charming and fun "Four Sisters" Inn with wonderfully furnished rooms, some fireplaces, full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres. Great location, 2 blocks from Ocean Avenue (12 blocks to the beach). Approx 6 miles from The Holly Farm.

CYPRESS INN 33 Rooms (Middle price range for Carmel area)
800.443.7443 LOCAL # : 831.624.3871
A beautiful inn built in the 1920's. Mediterranean facade, Spanish tile roof, elegant and functional. Wonderful living room in lobby with adjacent bar. Includes continental breakfast and newspaper. 7 blocks to the beach. Approx. 6 miles from The Holly Farm.


MONTEREY BEACH HOTEL (BEST WESTERN) 196 Rooms (Middle price range for Carmel area)
1.800.242.8627 LOCAL #: 831.394.3321 x427
The only hotel in Monterey located right on the beach. Pool, spa, restaurant and lounge. Located close to all attractions by car. Two night minimum.

1.800.831.1000 LOCAL #: 831.649.4234
Pool, spa, health club, restaurant and sports bar. Located in downtown Monterey (tallest building). Two night minimum. Non-smoking hotel.

1.800.234.5697 LOCAL #: 831.373.6141
Newly renovated guest rooms, most with private balconies. Tennis courts, pool, spa, saunas, shuffle board, putting green and table tennis. Restaurant and lounge. Not located directly in downtown Monterey.

Room reservation service (no added cost for the renter)

A PLACE TO STAY (Susan Elliot)
800.364.1867 LOCAL #: 831.624.1711
Carmel's oldest and most personalized room finder service.

House reservation service

831.655.7840 ext 2 or email mty4rent@montereyrentals.com
Rent a home or condominium in Monterey, Carmel, Pacific Grove, or Pebble Beach in a variety of sizes and price ranges, modest to elegant.