Horizon Inn and Ocean View Lodge
SWC 3rd Avenue and Junipero Street
Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA, United States
(831) 624-5327 | 1-800-350-7723

Stay 2 Midweek Nights and Get an Additional 5% Off

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Autumn is such a sublime season in Carmel. The crowds have thinned yet the days are still warm. The beach beckons while your comfortable room at Horizon Inn awaits for private relaxation. With our September Special we even give you an extra 5% off our already discounted room rates!


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Why not use your savings at one of our favorite Carmel restaurants. The choice is yours-- casual and cozy or upscale and romantic. September provides a needed respite between the active summer months and the busy holiday season. Why not enjoy it in Carmel by the Sea? See some of our recommendations below.

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Our September rates are already 15% off. With our 5% September Special you can have a standard king room for only $159 per night. Affordable upgrades are avalable and we offer a tempting menu of enhancements.

Offer not valid Sept 18 - 21. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion. This special promotion not available through third-party bookings. Taxes are not included in quoted rates, and extra person / pet fees apply. Reserve now to get the room you want!

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Book online now (and be sure to put "September Special" in the Special Remarks) or call us at 1-800-350-7723 to discuss room availability and make a reservation.

Here Are Some Tempting Restaurant Ideas for You

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Anton and Michel

Award-winning cuisine served in elegant ambience plus the sparkling "Court of the Fountains." Praised by Zagat Survey for its gracious continental fine dining. The perfect spot for a romantic lunch or dinner. A Carmel landmark for over 30 years.

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Voted Best Mediterranean by the readers of Adventures in Dining. Also first prize winner for Beautiful Flowerscaping from the Carmel Garden Club. Stylish, romantic and historic setting. Featuring specialties from France, Italy and Spain.

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L' Escargot

Country French Cuisine in a warm, romantic setting. Each night Chef Loutas prepares two or three special dishes in addition to the regular menu. Frog's legs, stuffed quail, lamb shanks, Monterey Bay Abalone bouillabaisse, fresh local salmon and more to tempt you!

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Grasing's offers a menu that reflects stylist simplicity by using ultra fresh ingredients gleaned from California's Carmel Coast and Central Valley while providing an intense combination of textures and flavors. Award winning, eclectic wine list of California wines at reasonable prices. Enjoy dinner outside on the pet friendly patio for a true Carmel Dining experience.

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The Grill on Ocean Avenue

The Grill on Ocean Avenue is one of the Monterey Peninsula's 10 best restaurants, as named by Epicurean Rendezvous Restaurant Guide and the Monterey County Critics Choice list. The cuisine is clearly California in its freshness and lightness. The atmosphere is warm and relaxing — open, bright, modern and airy, tastefully trimmed in oak and linen around a large Carmel stone fireplace.

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Owned by Chef Richard Pepe and his two sons, Christian and Gian Pepe, who are certified pizzaioli, having trained at Verace Pizza Napoletena, the home of the brick-oven pizza. The menu features the best of Southern Italian cuisine. A signature feature is the Mozzarella bar, which allows diners to customize their own Caprese. Well-curated wine list. Trattoria downstairs and rooftop lounge.

September Events In and Around Carmel

Carmel Plaza's Summer Live Music Series
Fridays through September 26
5 - 7 pm
Ocean Avenue + Mission Street
It's summer and it's time to party on the Plaza! Carmel Plaza's SUMMER LIVE MUSIC SERIES has ten exciting weeks of live music, great food and fabulous wines. Enjoy two hours of free entertainment every Friday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the garden courtyard of the Carmel Plaza through September 26. Come listen and dance, sip regional wines and savor delicious appetizers from local gourmet restaurants. $15 food and wine package. Season's line up starting with restaurants, bands and wineries:

  • Sep 5 St. Tropez, Steve Ezzo & The Mty Bay All Stars featuring Neal Banks, Joyce Wines
  • Sep 12 Il Fornaio, Red Beans & Rice, Dawn's Dream Winery & Galante Vineyards
  • Sep 19 Anton & Michel, Nu-Horizon Band, Cima Collina Wines
  • Sep 26 Finale Forge, Money Band, Manzoni Wines & Carmel Road

PacRep Theater

Shrek The Musical
Through September 28
Golden Bough Theater
Add a donkey who won't shut up, a villain with a "short" temper, a gingerbread man with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero! Shrek is the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre brought to life on stage. Visit the web site for more information.

Triathlon at Pacific Grove
September 12 - 14, 2014
Lovers Point Park
The City of Pacific Grove and Tri-California Events would like to invite you to come and experience The Triathlon at Pacific Grove. Start with the unique "Kelp Crawl" swim and then enjoy the looped bike and run courses surrounding Lovers Point. The 2014 event will again feature two days of racing along the picturesque California coast as well as a 3-day Health and Fitness Expo.

Annual Monterey Jazz Festival
September 19 through 21
Monterey Fairgrounds
(831) 373-3366
For more than half a century, music fans have flocked to the Monterey Jazz Festival for three days of live performances showcasing musicians at the top of their genre. This year, more than 500 artists will perform on eight stages situated on 20 acres throughout the course of the festival, which draws big-name entertainers, up-and-comers and youth on the eve of their musical careers. The world’s longest running jazz festival, the MJF was named “the greatest jazz festival ever” by Tony Bennett and has won repeated praise from Jazz Times readers.
Visit the web site for more details.

Otter Days
Monterey Bay Aquarium
September 20–21
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Adorable otters take the spotlight during Otter Days! The fun-filled weekend includes otter presentations, fun family activities, otter-spotting on the Great Tide Pool deck and more. Learn about efforts to save California's threatened sea otters and what you can do to help. Visit the web site for more information.

50th Annual Carmel Mission Fiesta
September 28 from 11am-6pm
Corner of Rio Road & Lasuen Drive
Join in a true community tradition, the 48th Annual Carmel Mission Fiesta! Located on beautiful grounds of the Carmel Mission, each year locals and visitors alike enjoy savory Barbeque and Mexican food, delectable libations, and scrumptious desserts, while listening to fabulous live music from the Chicano All Stars Band and shopping the handmade works of many fine artisans and crafters.

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Book your September stay now by calling 1-800-350-7723 or book online. Don't forget to put "September Special" in the special remarks box when booking online.