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Tradewinds Carmel 3.0

Carmel, California, United States

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  • No fitness center or spa (in-room spa treatments are available)
  • First-floor rooms hear bulk of second-floor noise
  • Rooms have old-tube TVs

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The 28-room Tradewinds Carmel has a Zen vibe throughout the hotel -- from the courtyard, complete with Buddha statues, a small waterfall, and a tranquil fire pit, to the rooms, decorated with Asian prints, stalks of bamboo, and orchids. The rooms are large and feature well-decorated bathrooms with nice soaking or Jacuzzi tubs, but like many small hotels in Carmel, the Tradewinds lacks a fitness center and a spa (though in-room spa treatments are available). Those looking to be closer to town and the beach may consider the Wayside Inn (though its decor is not as nice as the Tradewinds'.)

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Just outside downtown Carmel, but still within walking distance of its shops and restaurants

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The hotel is located in a neighborhood just outside downtown Carmel, near plenty of restaurants, bars, and cute shopping boutiques. While the beach isn't close by, it's still easily accessible (about seven minutes by car).

  • 1-hour, 24-minute drive to San Jose International Airport
  • 2-hour drive to San Francisco International Airport
  • 10-minute walk to various restaurants, boutiques, and bars
  • 3-minute drive to Forest Theater
  • 7-minute drive to Carmel Beach
  • 7-minute drive to Carmel Mission
  • 7-minute drive to Tor House, home of famous poet Robinson Jeffers
  • 9-minute drive to Pebble Beach Golf Course
  • 11-minute drive to Gravity Garden, a sculpture garden
  • 14-minute drive to Point Lobos, a park with beautiful ocean views

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Mission Street at Third Avenue, PO Box 3403, Carmel, California 93921, United States


(831) 624-2776

Room Types

  • Deluxe King Room
  • Deluxe Queen Room
  • Garden King Room
  • Garden Queen Room
  • King View Room
  • Ocean King Room
  • Ocean Queen Room
  • Poets Suite
  • Serenity Suite

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