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King, Fireplace and Ocean ViewNew Jacuzzi

We've refreshed our look


Never one to sit back and bask too long in our favorable reviews...we've been busy.

We are excited to introduce our new -

Anichini Bedding to compliment our fresh new color scheme.  We commissioned prints from renown local artist, Erin Gafill, to complete the look.   

Last November we began our Jacuzzi upgrades in all our suites. Enjoy a beautiful new look and enhanced features at the touch of a button.

This spring the Lodge introduced the first of three new Kitchen Cottage Suite renovations

Please take a moment to enjoy our newest photos capturing all the wonderful touches that make the Horizon Inn and Ocean View Lodge one of a kind. 

Spa Renovation Design

Our biggest project is yet to come!

This January our spa patio will be closed for a complete makeover.  Our new conceptual design (pictured above) includes a brand new spa, fire-pit seating area and enhanced gardens to bring our guests a "#Distinctly Carmel" experience.  We can't wait for the unveiling!  Check out our Peace of Mind Getaway and plan to take advantage of all that Horizon Inn, Ocean View Lodge and Carmel-by-the-Sea have to offer.

Loyalty Reward Referral Incentive

Tell Your Friends and
you can both earn rewards!


It's a two-fer — your friends start earning reward points and you get points for their first stay!

Once they meet the minimum 3 unique stays and have opted-in to the program they start earning points and receive all the benefits:

- $100 credit after 10 nights stayed.
- Must use on 11th night (one credit per stay)
- All stays must be booked directly with Inn to qualify
- Loyalty Club member must be the registered guest in the room - - - Cannot be combined or accumulated
- Not redeemable for cash or gift certificates


Great places to run in Carmel

Don't say good-bye to summer
without a stay in Carmel!

Summer is winding down but there is still time for you to enjoy the best of summer at Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge. Outdoor activities are at their peak. Get in some last ocean, beach or woodland adventures before school is back in session and the holidays begin..

Visit our Scenic Hikes, Runs & Walks page to get inspired. When it comes to activities, everything in Carmel is scenic with ocean views, forest canopy or open skies. Check out our Carmel Scenic Runs, Hikes & Walks page and stop by Reception for your copy of the Visit Carmel guide to all fitness activities.


Carmel Food Tour

 August Events In and Around Carmel

** Starred events are within walking distance of Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge  **


**Downtown Carmel Food Tour  **

Check calendar for dates and availability

The Carmel Downtown Food Tour is a three-hour, guided tour of Carmel's most interesting attractions and offers food tastings from seven unique eateries coupled with insightful presentations of Carmel's cultural, historical, and architectural highlights provided by knowledgeable and entertaining local guides. The 1.2 mile tour is suitable for all fitness levels, open to all children, but is most appropriate for ages thirteen and up. Whether you are an occasional visitor or a resident, the walking tour is the perfect way to get to know the culture, sights and foods of Carmel-by-the-Sea.
Monterey Movie Tours

Monterey Movie Tours
Tours Depart from Downtown Monterey

Our Scenic Movie Tour of Monterey takes you through the many historic sites in the Monterey area that have appeared in countless films over the years. You'll explore the sites in downtown Monterey, Cannery Row, Monterey Bay, Pacific Grove, 17-MILE DRIVE® in Pebble Beach, and Carmel-by-the-Sea. This spectacularly fun land tour begins in downtown Monterey where one of our most historic sites, Colton Hall, has stood in as a girls boarding school in the movie A Summer Place and a court house in the movie The Big Bounce. Our Fisherman’s Wharf area has been used for scenes in several movies including I Cover the Waterfront, Play Misty for Me, The Candidate and P.K. & the Kid.

Travel through historic Cannery Row that has been the setting for many movies over the years including Clash by Night starring Marilyn Monroe and Barbara Stanwyck, and a few scenes in the movie, you guessed it, Cannery Row! Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home was filmed at our world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. Visit the web site for dates, prices and the full itinerary, including the movies filmed in our own Carmel-by-the-Sea!

Carmel Summer Live Music
**  Carmel Plaza Summer Live Music **
August 2 and 9
Ocean Avenue & Mission Street

Back by popular demand, Carmel Plaza launches its popular free summer live music series in the newly renovated courtyard. Eight consecutive fun Fridays of live music by our region's talented musicians, premium wineries, brewery and fine restaurants.

  • FRIDAY, AUGUST 2nd
    Joy Bonner Band
    Featuring Food & Drinks from Aabha Indian Cuisine and Wrath Vineyards
  • FRIDAY, AUGUST 9th
    The Money Band
    Featuring Food & Drinks from Patisserie Boissiere Restaurant, Blair Estate Wines and Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill
Folktail Winery

Yoga in the Vines
August 4, 11, 18 and 25
10-11:30 AM
Folktail Winery
8940 Carmel Valley Road

Join us in the Rose Vineyard for Yoga in the Vines! This class is first come first served; no tickets
Classes are $20, which includes the cost of the class AND a complimentary glass of Folktale wine after.
See web site for details.

Carmel Concours on the Avenue

**  12th Annual Carmel-by-the-Sea Concourse on the Avenue **
August 13
10 AM to 5 PM
Ocean Avenue

Presenting Multi Marques 1940 thru 1973 with Porsche and Ferrari thru 1989.
This is the latest addition to the prestigious group of events that make up the area's internationally known Monterey Peninsula ten-day collector car gathering, celebrating the finest in automotive design and engineering. Carmel-by-the-Sea's world-famous Ocean Avenue will be closed to traffic and eighteen blocks of downtown will be filled with collector cars and related motorized fun. A fascinating mix of American and foreign cars will be showcased in front of a backdrop of charming shops, critically acclaimed restaurants and numerous galleries.
Visit the web site for more information.
McCall Race

28th Annual McCall's Motorworks Revival
Monterey Jet Center
August 14
5 PM

Gordon McCall's Motorworks Revival at the Monterey Jet Center is one of the most exclusive lifestyle events of its kind in the country. The one night event privately kicks off the world-class automobile week held each August on the Monterey Peninsula. With an "A-List" of VIP guests from Hollywood celebrities to Captains of Industry, this "Jet Set" crowd arrives in first-class style, to feast on the latest offerings from some of the world's top luxury brands in a relaxed and elegant party setting. For more information visit the web site.

Beauty and the Beast

**  Disney's Beauty and the Beast **
August 15 - September 22
Santa Rita Street & Mountain View Avenue

Step into the enchanted world of Disney's Beauty and the Beast! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, the musical features all of the wonderful songs that audiences know and love.

Nominated for nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, the classic story follows Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and beloved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out... For ticket info visit ForestTheaterGuild.org

Carmel Photo Walk

**  Carmel Photowalk **
August 24
4 - 7 PM
CAP Gallery at Sunset Center
San Carlos at 9th Avenue

Join us for Carmel Photowalk on Saturday, August 24th! The self-guided tour takes place from 4 to 6 pm, followed by a reception at the Center for Photographic Art in the Sunset Center, from 6 to 7 pm. Stroll through seven Carmel photography galleries including Weston Gallery, Gallery Sur, Photography West, Robert Knight Gallery, Robin Winfield Gallery, Oficino Uno and Gallery Exposed, along with CPA. Each gallery will present a short overview of their collection between 4 to 6 pm. Then rendezvous at CPA from 6 to 7 pm for a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception. Share your Photowalk impressions, and if you visit four or more galleries, you’ll be eligible to participate in our raffle, with the chance to win photography books, wine tastings and more!
Photowalk maps are available at all participating galleries

Looking for something else to do?


Stop by Reception where we have information on all that is happening in the local area, menus from local restaurants and insider secrets! We are all locals and are happy to share our knowledge to the best of Carmel.

**  Starred events are within walking distance of Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge  **
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