Downtown Santa Monica is a hub for nightlife, beachgoers, and those looking for a unique experience that you can only find here. Hotel Carmel is located in the heart of downtown and is the perfect place to park the car in a nearby ramp and wander on foot. Whether you are looking for a night out on the town or are in search of delicious restaurants in Santa Monica, you can find a variety of options without ever needing to leave the sidewalk.

Santa Monica Experience

Unlike many other hotels near Santa Monica Beach, guests at the Hotel Carmel can enjoy a privileged location, creating the perfect opportunity to enjoy everything from shopping to dining only steps from your Santa Monica accommodation. Directly across the street, guests can experience world-class shopping at Santa Monica Place. Featuring a variety of exciting retailers such as Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Barney’s, Louis Vuitton, and many others, guests can find all of your favorite brands in a one-stop-shop. Designed by architect Frank Gehry, Santa Monica Place also hosts a number of creative dining options that include upscale eateries, quick bites for an afternoon snack, and the third level Dining Deck.

The Best Shopping

Santa Monica’s lively Third Street Promenade, featuring thirty city blocks of entertainment, retail, and dining, is just a block away from Hotel Carmel by the Sea. We are also one street up from Ocean Avenue where the historic Santa Monica Pier hosts lively attractions, amusement rides, fishing, delicious dining, and more!

Outdoor Adventures

Guests looking for the perfect way to catch a breath of fresh air on a bright sunny day by the ocean can hop on a bike and take to the local paths. The Santa Monica Bicycle Path, part of the 22 mile-long Marvin Braude Bicycle Trail, passes near the hotel along Santa Monica State Beach. Offering wonderful views, you can glide along the trails and delight in the gorgeous Santa Monica weather.

No matter the occasion, you can always find ideal entertainment within steps of your Santa Monica accommodation. Park the car and experience the best Santa Monica attractions surrounding Hotel Carmel for an unforgettable oceanside getaway.

Hotel Carmel

201 Broadway Street,
Santa Monica, CA 90401