Impeccable service. World-class dining. Awe-inspiring views.

Perched on a hillside in the Carmel Highlands with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, Highlands Inn combines true Carmel luxury with an approachable and sophisticated spirit. A haven for artists and discerning travelers since its opening in 1917, Highlands Inn features 48 luxuriously appointed guest rooms, including 14 suites, 31 ocean view rooms, and 3 garden view rooms.

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Our Commitment to Care
We're committed to enhanced levels of cleanliness, as we reimagine the hotel experience.
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • On-Site Restaurant
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Laundry
  • Meeting Facilities
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Elevate Your Vacations with Hyatt Residence Club

Vacations are your time to unwind from daily life. To renew the relationships that matter the most. To share new experiences that create lasting impressions. When you own your vacations with Hyatt Residence Club, you’re assured time to do just that, again and again. 

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Rooms + Suites

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Situated only 4 miles from downtown Carmel, Highlands Inn's idyllic setting and personalized service has attracted families, bridal couples, honeymooners, and privileged travelers for a century.

Our Hotel

Fitness Center

Fitness Center

Fitness Center

Work up a sweat in our fitness facility with Hyatt StayFit™ features.


Outdoor pool


Soak up the sun in our heated outdoor swimming pool or three outdoor whirlpools.

Business Center

Lobby View

Business Center

Our hotel offers complimentary computer stations with printers for our valued guests. 


Spa Treatment


Unwind at Spa Adeline at Hyatt Residence Club Carmel, Highlands Inn. Hotel guests can book appointments for a massage; 2 hours’ advance notice recommended. Please book by calling 831-208-5599.

Special Events


Outdoor View


We take pride in handling the details so you can spend time on what's most important - creating memories in a magnificent and romantic environment. Our dedicated team of wedding coordinators takes joy in handling every detail with style and making each wedding special in its own way, from seating arrangements to centerpieces.


Hyatt Meetings


The meeting spaces at Hyatt Carmel Highlands span 4,945 square feet of elegant indoor and breathtaking outdoor space. Take advantage of the options available and choose the Carmel meeting space that works best for your unique needs.

Photos + Reviews

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5.0 Stars

Gorgeous Ocean Views

irenakojova | Los Angeles, California
We loved the ocean views from our room and from the restaurant. Staff was very attentive, helpful and friendly. Breakfast menu is excellent offering variety and customization.Would definitely go back.
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We're bringing flexibility and peace of mind to your stay, with digital amenities that can help put you in control of how you connect with us. Discover the below amenities via the World of Hyatt app, available at Hyatt Carmel Highlands, Overlooking Big Sur Coast & Highlands Inn, A Hyatt Residence Club:

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