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Hyatt Carmel Highlands

120 Highland Dr | Carmel, CA 93923  [SEE MAP]Carmel, CA  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Outdoor pool, in-room spa services and complimentary mountain bikes
Not much within walking distance; travelers will need a car
All of the 48 guest rooms in this exceptional oceanfront property boast spectacular views, plush furnishings and modern amenities such as iHome stereos, wireless internet access and flat-screen TVs. But those who stay here are even more impressed with the Pacific's Edge Restaurant for its jaw-dropping vistas seen outside its floor-to-ceiling windows. Although the setting is intimate, there's plenty to do on-site and nearby to keep you from getting cabin fever. This Hyatt property offers an outdoor pool, in-room spa services, complimentary mountain bikes and two lounges. Guests are also impressed by the staff's hospitality and available babysitting services. You'll find this Hyatt in the picturesque town of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. And because of its brand connections, this hotel participates in the rewards program.
Carmel, CA
Hotel Class
Property Type
Hotel, 48 rooms
Primary View
Traditional, Modern



  • 4.0Hotel Class


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Critic Reviews


The ... cliff-side Hyatt Carmel Highlands offers awe-inspired views unrivaled anywhere else around Monterey and Carmel — some could even argue the entire West Coast.



The excellent meals at the inn's Pacific's Edge restaurant ($$) are a blend of French and California cuisine. Even if you don't dine here, order a cocktail and appetizers in the ocean-view Sunset Lounge.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 1606 have reviewed the Hyatt Carmel Highlands, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1606 reviews 4.0 (based on 1606 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Standard rooms at this Hyatt feature contemporary furnishings decorated in tones of gray, walnut and beige. In-room amenities include signature Hyatt Grand Beds, flat-screen TVs with DVD players, coffee makers and iHome docking stations.
  • Rooms have garden or ocean views
  • Daily $22.10 resort fee covers Wi-Fi access and use of hotel's facilities
Nightly resort fee$20

Standard room size550 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The Hyatt Carmel Highlands is located on bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean about 15 miles north of Big Sur. Because the oceanfront hotel sits in a residential area, there isn't much within walking distance. However, there are on-site restaurants and plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities nearby, including kayaking, biking, jogging and horseback riding.
  • About 11 miles south of Monterey Regional Airport
  • Daily $22.10 resort fee covers parking, bike rentals and Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour valet parking (free)
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping


This Hyatt has two restaurants and a lounge. Pacific's Edge Restaurant, which is only open for dinner, serves California cuisine and is perched high above the nearby cliffs, offering panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. California Market is a bistro-style eatery offering coastline views as well, including space for alfresco dining.
  • Sunset Lounge serves cocktails and appetizers

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast


The Hyatt Carmel Highlands has a heated outdoor kidney-shaped pool surrounded by lounge chairs and umbrellas.
  • Pool hours: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar


The Hyatt's fitness center features cardio machines, free weights and strength-training equipment. For those looking to take their workout outdoors, there is a morning guided walk as well as a variety of yoga classes.
  • Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Maps of jogging routes available through concierge
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


This Hyatt offers about 5,000 square feet of meeting space, including the outdoor Gazebo Deck, which overlooks the ocean and can hold 120 guests. There are also four conference rooms with glass-walled views of the coastline.

    Number of meeting rooms6

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available


    The property has three indoor and outdoor wedding venues. The largest venue is the 1,408-square-foot Surf Room, which can accommodate up to 120 guests for a reception and has a dance floor. The outdoor Gazebo Deck can hold 120 guests, while the Yankee Point Room is suitable for more intimate gatherings, able to host 30 guests with a dance floor and 50 guests without.

      Maximum wedding guest capacity120

      • Hotel hosts weddings
      • Outdoor space for weddings
      • Wedding planners available

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