Hotels in Big Sur + Monterey Bay

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A stay at Bernardus Lodge proves that Napa hotels don’t have a monopoly on California’s premier wine country. The romantic 57-suite... Read More

Along with more expected amenities, like a swimming pool and large, comfortable rooms, the property offers fanciful gardens that will grab the... Read More

A rope swing—dangling from an oak tree just outside the lobby—signifies the youthful aesthetic: what was once a gray-haired golf resort just... Read More

At the waterfront property, 32 of the 33 rooms have ocean views (and a handful have fireplaces, for when the nights get chilly). The restaurant, open... Read More

The 208-room hotel, next to the aquarium, is a family-friendly InterContinental with a pool. Read More

Sprawling property that encompasses a 260-acre golf course and an on-site winery. ... Read More

Just off California's most dramatic stretch of coast, this recently expanded cluster of cabins and lodge rooms was made for sybaritic nature lovers. The... Read More

Book a room with a fireplace this stone-and-stucco, intimate hotel, where many of the 16 rooms have vaulted ceilings and wooden shutters. A Belgian... Read More

Craftsman-style hotel on a bluff above the Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, 4 miles south of downtown, offering standout views of the rugged coastline... Read More

At the end of the day, backtrack 13 miles to the spiffy San Jose-foothills suburb of Saratoga and the upscale 46-room inn. It’s a bit businessy... Read More

The 269-room inn is located amidst Monterey pines, next to the famed golf course, The Links at Spanish Bay. There's a two-night minimum required to play... Read More

The six-room B&B is surrounded by acres of Pinot Noir and Syrah vines. Each of the guest rooms has a private entrance and its own patio area with... Read More

The whitewashed interiors of this 1929 luxury hotel channel a Greek Island hideaway, despite the hotel’s location in California’s Carmel-by... Read More

161-room resort best known for the caliber of its on-site golf course. Two-night minimum required to play Pebble Beach Golf Links. Read More

A white picket fence and a 300-foot cliff are the only things that come between guests of Lucia Lodge and the Pacific Ocean. This 10-cabin retreat in... Read More

Formerly a dairy (dating from the 1850’s), and saved from condominium development by Clint Eastwood in 1986, the hotel features a delightful... Read More

Convenient and family friendly, the lodge is just steps from the beach and a 10-minute walk to Cannery Row. Read More

Built on pylons over Monterey Bay, the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa is the closest hotel to the ocean on the northern California peninsula. Dolphins... Read More

Request a room with an ocean view, whirlpool tub, and fireplace at this cheerful yellow property surrounded by succulent gardens. Read More

This sleek, intimate hotel sits on the edge of Monterey Bay. Three of the four rooms face the water, but watch the must-see sunsets from the roof deck. Read More

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