3-acre Eco-Friendly Lodge with Pool, Spa, Gift Shop, Yoga and Hiking Excursions
This iconic Carmel Valley hotel is being lovingly restored by a local, hospitality savvy family and a friendly staff who await your arrival.
Located just minutes from the famed Carmel-by-the-Sea, Big Sur, Monterey Peninsula, and Weathertech (Laguna Seca) Raceway, Carmel Valley is a serene escape for year-round visitors. No matter what the season, Carmel Valley is known for its sunny, fog-free days, cool nights, and warm ambiance.
Carmel Valley Lodge is a peaceful setting with over three acres of flowers, fruit trees, water features, and a seasonally heated pool and spa. The fire-pits provide the friendly, relaxed atmosphere this property is famous for. Our Gardens, Lobby, Garden Patio Rooms, Fireplace Suites, and Cottages provide private spaces to spread out and enjoy the property . We currently offer an expanded and changing, complimentary Continental Breakfast with daily fresh baked goodies, egg dishes, granola & yoghurts, fruit, and great locally roasted coffee . We offer weekend Yoga Classes, and Big Sur and Carmel Valley Guided Hikes. Our Gift Gallery is ever expanding to include local fine and folk art, souvenirs, jewelry, garden art, and unique knit and embroidered wearables. Our newly opened San Souci Events Center is ready to host local and private events, and we’re looking forward to offering Pool-Side and Late-Arrival Snacks soon.
We’re just a short 5-minute walk to Carmel Valley Village, where you’ll find some unique shopping, fine dining, and 29 Wine Tasting rooms.
Carmel Valley Lodge is Dog Friendly, and Parking and Wi-Fi are free.
We feature comfy CA King and Queen beds in our one, two, and 3-bedroom units where you'll be sleeping on the most luxurious linens imaginable. All rooms are charmingly furnished with real furniture giving you that warm comfy feeling of home.
With COVID, our Breakfast service is being offered with a more personalized approach. From 8:00-10:00, you'll have yummy choices and decide where to enjoy them; by the Pool, in your room, on your private patio, or in our safe spaced breakfast room.
Theresa is a highly trained Yoga Instructor and specializes in teaching the right yoga positions with individual needs in mind. “One size, fits all” Yoga not taught here! 9:30-10:30 am Friday through Sunday. 1-hour session $15.00.
The San Souci Event Center at Carmel Valley Lodge, is the perfect venue for your next “care free” special event. Let us help you plan that perfect Wedding Reception, Anniversary or Birthday Party, Business Meeting, Family Reunion, or Cocktail Social on the patio, under the stars. We’ll assist you in making your special event so much more special than you imagined.
From our on-site commercial kitchen, the caterer of your choice can provide the perfect fare for up to 120 guests, in the hall and under the stars of the adjoining patio, amongst the twinkly fairy lighted trees and canopies.
Invite your guests to dance or just enjoy the music coming from your favorite quartet, performing in the Band Stand located on the patio amongst the flowers and lighted Pepper trees.
Email our Events Coordinator, Candace Cate at Candace@valleylodge.com or call (831)659-2261 with a brief description of the event you’re dreaming about. Include the date, type of event, number of guests, and the best way to contact you.
Thank you for your interest in the San Souci Event Center. We look forward to helping you make your next special occasion a truly magical one.
Watch Us Bloom
Owned and operated by a local family with over 40-years of hospitality experience, this iconic Hotel is undergoing a transformation that is in every way influenced by the cultivation and care of unique trees, flowers, vegetables, bees, birds, so that the joy, tranquility, and beauty they bring to our lives is actually felt and not just seen.
With attention to every detail, and constant improvements, this iconic hotel has been transformed into a tranquil, full amenities, family and dog friendly destination from which to enjoy all that the Carmel Valley and Monterey Peninsula has to offer.
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Plan The Perfect Event
Whether it's a Family Reunion, Memorial Service, Wedding Brunch, Birthday or Anniversary, our Event Center is the perfect venue. The Valley's best caterers enjoy working from our on-site kitchen and our Event Coordinator handles all the details so you're free to enjoy the party. Book by Sept.1 and receive a 10% rebate.