Hyatt Carmel Highlands Rating: 4.0 Pearls
Carmel Highlands, California, United States

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Cons

  • No elevators, and grounds can be difficult to navigate
  • Car required for visiting off-site attractions, shops and restaurants
  • Wi-Fi for a fee

Bottom Line

The 144-room cliff-side Hyatt Carmel Highlands offers awe-inspired views unrivaled anywhere else around Monterey and Carmel -- some could even argue the entire West Coast. Accommodations are seemingly as roomy as the stunning ocean views they offer, most complete with working fireplaces and stocked with simple yet modern amenities. The on-site restaurants serve meals that rival the scenery, and the outdoor fire pit is good for relaxing and taking in healthy doses of sea breeze after a day of kayaking (you can rent kayaks on-site).

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 Location

Situated on the cliffs of the gorgeous Carmel Highlands overlooking the Pacific Ocean

The Hyatt Carmel Highlands is located in one of the most picturesque locales in California, right on the seaside cliffs in Carmel Highlands. Cars are an absolute necessity here if you're planning on leaving the hotel.

Carmel Highlands is an unincorporated community located south of Carmel proper and north of Big Sur. The area is home to some of the most epic ocean views on the west coast. It's no wonder celebrities flock to build homes right on the dramatic coastal cliffs. Getting to restaurants, shopping or golfing requires driving 10 minutes north to Carmel proper.

  • 1-hour-31-minute drive to San Jose International Airport
  • 2-minute drive to the Gravity Garden, a sculpture garden
  • 7-minute drive to Carmel River State Beach
  • 7-minute drive to the Point Lobos Ecological Reserve
  • 8-minute drive to the Carmel Mission
  • 11-minute drive to downtown Carmel
  • 13-minute drive to Tor House, home of famous poet Robinson Jeffers
  • 20-minute drive to Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • 20-minute drive to the legendary Pebble Beach Golf Course
  • 10-minute drive to downtown Carmel

 Bottom Line

The 144-room cliff-side Hyatt Carmel Highlands offers awe-inspired views unrivaled anywhere else around Monterey and Carmel -- some could even argue the entire West Coast. Accommodations are seemingly as roomy as the stunning ocean views they offer, most complete with working fireplaces and stocked with simple yet modern amenities. The on-site restaurants serve meals that rival the scenery, and the outdoor fire pit is good for relaxing and taking in healthy doses of sea breeze after a day of kayaking (you can rent kayaks on-site).

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Address

  • 120 Highlands Drive Carmel, CA 93923

Room Types

  • Garden View Room
  • Ocean View Room
  • Ocean View Townhouse
  • One Bedroom Horizon View
  • One Bedroom Ocean View

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Hotel Features

Number of Rooms: 144
Pool: Yes
Fitness Center: Yes
Spa: Yes
Internet Access: Yes
Cribs: Yes
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Hotel Information

Location: Carmel Highlands, California
Address: 120 Highlands Drive Carmel, CA 93923
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