The Colonial Terrace Hotel - Carmel-by-the-Sea

San Antonio And 13Th Box 1375, Carmel-by-the-Sea, United States, 93921  show map
 3 stars
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The Colonial Terrace Hotel - Carmel-by-the-Sea

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Off-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour
Food/ Drinks

Coffee/Tea in lobby

TV

Flat-screen TV

Sports activities

Hiking

Cycling

Fishing

Snorkeling

Diving

Golf course

Breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

The Colonial Terrace Hotel is a 3-star property located near by a pebble beach. Opened in 1925, this designer hotel consists of 7 buildings.

Mark Reuben Gallery, Pacific Repertory Theatre and Golden Bough Playhouse are within 10 minutes' walk away. The property is set a 10-minute stroll from Carmel-by-the-Sea center.

Gravity Garden is 4.6 km from the hotel and Monterey Museum of Art is 6.2 km away.

The Colonial Terrace Hotel is within a 10-minute drive to Monterey Peninsula airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 26 luxurious rooms appointed with a private balcony, flat-screen TV, a fireplace, IDD telephone and a wet bar. Some rooms have the sea view. They feature bathrooms with a shower, a bathtub and terry bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

The hotel serves a complimentary breakfast from 07:30 to 10:00. Located in a shopping area, Sade's Cocktails and Bernardo's serve a wide range of meals.

Services

Aside from a baggage storage and a free car park, guests can make use of ironing service, housekeeping and wake up service.

Relax

The beach facilities include outdoor chaise lounges, towels and umbrellas. Diving, snorkeling and cycling are provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   26.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Off-site parking
  • Limited time reception
  • Front desk
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Fireplace

Sports & Fitness

  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Golf course
  • Fishing

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Beach chairs
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Garden area

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Courtyard view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

San Antonio And 13Th Box 1375, Carmel-by-the-Sea, United States, 93921

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City Center
  • Carmel-by-the-Sea
    3300 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Bernardo's (?)
    2000 ft
  • Anton & Michel (cuisine: Continental)
    2200 ft
Beaches
  • China Cove and Gibson Beach
    2400 ft
  • Carmel City Beach / Carmel River Beach
    3000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    26

Rooms and availability

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    King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 380 sq. feet
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        Two-Bedroom Suite
        Bed type: 1 King-size bed and 1 Double bed
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          Junior Suite
          Bed type: King-size bed
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            Deluxe King Room
            Bed type: King-size bed
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              Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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                How to reach hotel

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                Hotel Address:

                San Antonio And 13Th Box 1375, Carmel-by-the-Sea, United States, 93921

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Carmel-by-the-Sea
                  3300 ft
                Airports
                • Bus stop
                  700 ft
                Restaurants
                • Bernardo's (?)
                  2000 ft
                • Anton & Michel (cuisine: Continental)
                  2200 ft
                Beaches
                • China Cove and Gibson Beach
                  2400 ft
                • Carmel City Beach / Carmel River Beach
                  3000 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  3 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  11 am
                • Number of rooms:
                  26

                The Colonial Terrace Location

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                Local attractions

                • Carl Cherry Center for the Arts - 5200 ft
                  At the corner of Guadalupe Street and Fourth Avenue, Carmel
                • Gravity Garden - 2.9 mi
                  Highway 1 and Fern Canyon Road, Carmel
                • Andrew Molera State Park - 3.9 mi
                  Monterey, CA
                • Point Lobos State Reserve - 2.4 mi
                  Route 1, Carmel
                • Monterey Museum of Art - 3.9 mi
                  559 Pacific St. and Jefferson and Madison streets, Monterey

                Near the hotel

                • Tor House - 2200 ft
                  26304 Ocean View Avenue, Carmel
                • Sunset Cultural Center - 2400 ft
                  San Carlos Street and Ninth Avenue, Carmel
                • Mission Basilica - 2900 ft
                  Rio Road and Lauren Drive, Monterey
                • Borromeo del Rio Carmelo Mission - 4700 ft
                  3080 Rio Road, Carmel
                • China Cove and Gibson Beach - 2400 ft
                  Point Lobos State Reserve, Carmel
                • Carmel City Beach / Carmel River Beach - 3000 ft
                  Ocean Avenue, Carmel
                • Carmel Village - 3800 ft
                  Ocean Avenue and State Route 1, Carmel

                Restaurants nearby

                • Bernardo's (?) - 2000 ft

                  95% likes this, based on 23 reviews

                • Terrace Grill - 2300 ft

                  Address: Camino Real & Eighth Ave.
                  Phone: 831-624-6476

                  70% likes this, based on 9 reviews
                  Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Continental
                  Price Range: USD 26 - USD 36

                • Sushi Heaven - 2700 ft

                  Address: Dolores St AT 8th Ave
                  Phone: (831) 625-2067

                  70% likes this, based on 89 reviews
                  Cuisine: Japanese
                  Price Range: USD 32 - USD 32

                • Anton & Michel - 2200 ft

                  Address: Court of the Fountains, Mission Street
                  Phone: 831 624 2406

                  75% likes this, based on 137 reviews
                  Cuisine: Continental
                  Price Range: USD 18 - USD 51

                • Mission Ranch Restaurant - 2500 ft

                  Address: 26270 Dolores St
                  Phone: (831) 625-9040

                  85% likes this, based on 451 reviews
                  Price Range: USD 21 - USD 26

                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  3 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  11 am
                • Number of rooms:
                  26
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                The Colonial Terrace Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Colonial Terrace

                Average guest rating

                7.6out of 10
                Fabulous
                Based on 25 reviews

                Guest reviews

                • Couple
                  7.4

                  Clean, reasonably priced, nice staff, good location for beach

                  I personally felt the room was for an older person (60+) because of the general decor. However this is a personal preference and not a complaint. The bed was still nice, White sheets etc

                • Older travelers
                  6.6

                  nice scenic location, room beautifully furnished, good breakfast for american standards

                  Expensive for the services offered, no desk or table at all, no shower caps shower device is fixed and not practical

                • Older travelers
                  5.8

                  The location is great. The grounds are beautiful, very quiet, and there was ample parking. The bed linens are new and the beds are very comfortable. There is an inviting continental breakfast in the reception area.

                  We booked a deluxe king ocean view. Upon arrival, we were given a tiny queen room in the back of the complex, with the explanation that the deluxe room overbooked online and we were then assigned this room. After many requests for something else, we were moved to an ocean view suite for our second night's stay. Though the room was bigger and had a magnificent view, both rooms are old and tattered. We felt like we were victims of the bait and switch, with the confirmation of one room and the switch to another. And the rate we paid for the small queen room was the same as our neighbor's large suite. Though we were given a reduced rate on the suite for the second night, and the manager was very helpful, she was not apologetic for what happened

                • Older travelers
                  6.6

                  Its greatest attraction is the immediate proximity to the ocean.

                  it would have been nice to have a hot tub; continental breakfast was okay, but for over $300 a night, I just expected a little bit more --- maybe afternoon cookies or wine and cheese????

                • Older travelers
                  5.0

                  Bed was good, sea view good

                  Dated decor, room smelled fusty and old. Seriously needs a makeover. Breakfast poor, coffee weak and generally the place seemed smug and over regulated

                • Couple
                  6.4

                  The outdoors of this hotel is very beautiful, with tables and couches and lots of flowers. Very close to the ocean but a bit far from the center of Carmel-by-the-sea, you need a car to go there.

                  Our room was quite small and had a bad smell, coming from the closet! Also furniture is quite old. It's much prettier from the outside than from the inside. Windows were a bit dusty, especially the bathroom window. Breakfast was disappointing, only pastries, jam, fruit, granola and milk - not what we expected for the price of the room.

                • Couple
                  9.6

                  Very nice staff, comfortable bed, nice breakfast. Right near walking trail.

                • Older travelers
                  9.6

                  Pretty well everything! The Colonial Terrace is beautifully situated near the beach. Carmel is delightful, if almost too perfect. The staff could not have been more helpful and the rooms are individual and tastefully furnished - such a pleasant change from characterless chain hotels. We would definitely recommend it to anyone and would love to stay there again ourselves.

                  A very minor criticism but not all rooms (we had two different ones because we liked the Colonial Terrace so much we extended our stay) have a desk or table to write on or use a laptop.

                • Couple
                  6.6

                  Location was great. The cookies upon arrival tasted great and were a nice gesture.

                  The "standard" rooms were very run down - peeling wall paper, with musty smells. These rooms are right on the street so they are loud and you can hear what is going on in the other rooms as well. I would not recommend the "standard" rooms to anyone - especially not at the price they were listed at ($139).

                How to reach hotel

                hotel The Colonial Terrace Hotel - Carmel-by-the-Sea Carmel-by-the-Sea location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                San Antonio And 13Th Box 1375, Carmel-by-the-Sea, United States, 93921

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Carmel-by-the-Sea
                  3300 ft
                Airports
                • Bus stop
                  700 ft
                Restaurants
                • Bernardo's (?)
                  2000 ft
                • Anton & Michel (cuisine: Continental)
                  2200 ft
                Beaches
                • China Cove and Gibson Beach
                  2400 ft
                • Carmel City Beach / Carmel River Beach
                  3000 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  3 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  11 am
                • Number of rooms:
                  26