La Playa HotelCamino Real at 8th Carmel, CA
La Playa’s long-standing reputation for high standards, attention to detail and experienced staff ensures that every function exceeds your expectations.
La Playa Hotel is truly one of the loveliest and most inviting places on the Monterey Peninsula for a wedding, reception or rehearsal dinner.
Originally built in 1904 as a private residence, La Playa was converted and expanded into a hotel in 1916.
The charming Mediterranean style hotel surrounds our award-winning gardens where wedding ceremonies are conducted in our wrought iron gazebo. La Playa is located just two blocks from the beaches of Carmel and most of the banquet rooms have ocean or garden views. With views of the ocean and our spectacular gardens, impeccable service and gourmet cuisine, La Playa is the ideal setting for your special event. Weddings are our specialty. Our five gracious ballrooms, accommodating from 10 to 110 guests, inspire intimate gatherings and elegant receptions.
All catering is provided by the hotel’s acclaimed Terrace Grill Restaurant. From ambiance to cuisine… always fresh, always special.
La Playa Hotel and Cottages-by-the-Sea are located in the popular coastal village of Carmel. With its convenient proximity to the Pacific Ocean, its impeccably landscaped grounds, an intimate lobby and professional staff, it comes as no surprise that La Playa has been recognized as the Grande Dame of Carmel.