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Il Fornaio

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Relax, Shop, Dine, and Unwind and the Pine Inn

The Pine Inn Hotel was the first hotel built in Carmel-by-the Sea, in 1889, and is a designated Historical Resource by the City of Carmel.

We are located in the heart of Carmel, California surrounded by quaint shops, art galleries, and hidden courtyards—only four blocks from Carmel’s sandy white beach (breathtaking views of Pebble Beach and Point Lobos!).

Relax in luxury

The Pine Inn is a boutique, full-service hotel, boasting the most elegant rooms in Carmel and all the amenities you expect. Our custom-furnished rooms feature Aireloom Pillow-Top mattresses for the best night’s sleep. We offer:

  • Standard rooms, quaint rooms at a terrific value
  • Deluxe rooms with marble bathrooms and spacious Jacuzzi tubs
  • Suites, in our exclusive Penthouse area, for the height of luxury

We also offer complimentary high-speed Internet in all guest rooms, a complimentary full American breakfast buffet Monday through Friday, and limited complimentary parking available in the hotel’s private parking lot. Sorry, no pets accepted.


Shopping is at your doorstep.

Located within the hotel, the Pine Inn Shops are your source for the finest retail goods in the city, including estate jewelry, wine, antiques, clothing, and handmade cosmetics. 

Dine with us!

Join us at Il Fornaio, our hotel’s Italian restaurant, bar, and bakery, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch.

The City of Carmel, California is a historic seaside village and a quaint and vibrant city with plenty of things to do. Take a walk on the beach. Visit nearby historic missions and adobes. Adventures await— kayaking, fishing trips, whale watching tours, diving, hiking, hot air ballooning, and horseback riding.

Explore the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, go wine tasting in Carmel Valley, or play golf on some of the most famous golf courses anywhere—all within 15 minutes of the Pine Inn Hotel!

Unwind. Our hotel Front Desk is pleased to assist you to make your stay memorable and relaxing. We can provide dining recommendations, suggest places to explore—anything to make your stay in Carmel more enjoyable. You are our guest, and we are here to serve you!

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  • Packages
    Electric Vehicle Charging Complimentary for Guests

    The Pine Inn has installed an electric vehicle charging station free to guests. Be sure to reserve...

  • Breakfast
    Champagne Basket

    Add a bottle of Pine Inn private-label champagne and deluxe fruit and cheese basket.

    Starting at $50.00
  • Romantic Room
    A Touch of Romance

    We will have your room professionally decorated with silk rose petals, ribbon accents, candlelight,...

    Starting at $ 99.00
  • Romantic Room
    Romance Plus

    The Touch of Romance package, plus the Champagne, Fruit & Cheese Basket Package, for a discounted...

    Starting at $ 139.00
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