hotel suite with balcony


The Colonial Terrace is a boutique, bed and breakfast hotel in Carmel, California, that boasts an ever-so-charming, quaint collection of 26 guest accommodations housed in seven buildings scattered around beautiful gardens.

Choose one of our ocean-view rooms or suites just one block from the beach, some with balconies ensconced among the unique residential homes and cypress trees. Or enjoy a courtyard room overlooking our landscaped garden terraces and courtyards.

Whether your Carmel-by-the-Sea accommodation has a view of the Pacific Ocean, Carmel Bay horizon or award-winning gardens, each accommodation option guarantees a surrounding that is distinctly Carmel.

Since every room at the Colonial Terrace is unique in some way, we encourage those with specific requests or needs to contact our reservations staff directly to allow us to accommodate you in the best manner possible. The assortment of unique Carmel accommodation options available offers something for every occasion and duration of stay.

Included in all guest rooms and suites is complimentary wireless Internet access, luxurious bath amenities, plush terry cloth robes and an array of other services designed to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Also included is a continental breakfast offering bagels, croissants, granola, fresh baked pastries and fresh fruits and juices, served each morning in the Colonial Terrace lobby from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

All of our guest rooms and suites are non-smoking and come equipped with coffee makers. Most have fireplaces and refrigerators. Select rooms feature whirlpool tubs and kitchens or kitchenettes. And we are sorry but we do not accommodate pets.


Attractively decorated rooms with views of the garden courtyards or views of the ocean through the majestic Carmel Cypress trees. Some rooms are adjacent to patio area with outdoor seating and fireplace, while others open to an attractive garden setting. Some have balconies opening to allow the ocean breezes and sounds of the crashing waves to enter your room.



Spacious suites, some with 1 or 2 bedrooms, provide partial and full views of the ocean through the majestic Carmel Cypress trees, fireplaces and kitchens or wet bars. Some offer a private balconies and connecting rooms.