Romantic Jacuzzi Room

What's Your idea of romance?

Celebrate the month of romance at the Horizon Inn and Ocean View Lodge! 

Book a 2-night midweek stay in any of our Deluxe rooms for a stay in February and we will add a special romance enhancement to pamper your loved one.   

Upon arrival your room will be adorned with silk rose petals, votive candles and a surprise sweet treat.  

Just mention “Romance” upon reserving your romantic getaway.**

** Note: This offer is only valid on direct bookings and excludes holidays and special events. Champagne not included. Deluxe rooms include Premier Ocean View rooms, Jacuzzi Suites and Cottages

Fly direct to Monterey

What's New in Carmel?

Did you know there are direct flights to Monterey from Dallas and from Denver? It is easier than ever to take a quick break to enjoy all the delights of Carmel.

We have a new brewery and restaurant: Yeast of Eden. Located in the Carmel Plaza it is within easy walking distance from Horizon Inn. With your choice of inside seating or courtyard seating plus global street-food inspired menu to pair with open-fermented beers made on-site. Come and check it out!

Our Mindfulness Bonfire series returns in April! This is a complimentary guest experience every Wednesday evening.

We will meet in the Hotel lobby at 3:15pm and make our way down to the beach for a gathering at Carmel’s 13th Street Beach area (weather permitting) at 4 pm every Wednesday. You will be treated to a beach bonfire and a guided 60 minute “Mindfulness Session” led by an instructor from the Monterey Bay Meditation Studio.

This is a rare opportunity to experience the beauty and serenity of the area and enjoy a coveted Carmel activity like a local. Please wear comfortable shoes to get to and on the beach. Also, dress in layers as Carmel has micro-climates ranging in temperature. Light refreshments and wine will be provided. Guests are encouraged to remain after the meditation to enjoy the bonfire and our world-renowned Carmel sunset

don't miss out! we have only a few rooms left for the
U.S. Open Golf Tournament

Carmel-by-the-Sea is the perfect location for anyone planning to participate in or attend the 2019 US Open in nearby Pebble Beach, California. 

Within walking distance of the Links at Pebble Beach and located in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea, Horizon Inn and Ocean View Lodge is a perfect location. Our properties offer complimentary off-street parking, continental breakfast and access to over 40 shops and restaurants, all within walking distance. Rooms are limited so book yours today!

Golden Bough Playhouse Carmel

 february Events In and Around Carmel

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

** PacRep Theater Presents: Billy Elliott: The Musical  **
January 31 - February 24
PacRep Theater
Monte Verde between 8th and 9th Avenues
Tony Award winning musical. All 11-yearold Billy wants to do is dance. While the 1984 miners' strike squeezes his family and splits his town, Billy's passion for ballet first divides, then ultimately unites, the community - and changes his life in extraordinary ways.

Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, Billy Elliot swept the Tony, DramaDesk, and Olivier awards for Best Musical, combining a dynamic score by the legendary Elton John, with sensational dance, to create a heartwarming, inspirational and triumphant experience.

Sunset Center
** Pac Rep Theater **
February 14
The Second City: It's Not You, It's Me.

Sunset Center
San Carlos Street at Ninth Avenue
Celebrate Valentine's Day with an evening of superb improv comedy from Chicago's finest
 in the beautiful and intimate setting of the Sunset Center theater!
Longtime Sunset Presents favorites, The Second City has been laughing at love and its infinite scroll of side effects for decades. In the world-famous comedy company's latest laughter-inducing undertaking, It's Not You, It's Me, The Second City takes shots at heartbreak, missed connections and the mire of human relationships. Your friends, your parents, even your blind date will find something achingly familiar to laugh at, thanks to comedy's newest generation of writers and performers...who all fit squarely into the "it's complicated" category!
Since opening its doors 1959, The Second City has grown to become the world's premier comedy club, theater and school of improvisation, entertaining one million theatergoers a year around the globe. Alumni of The Second City's resident stages, touring companies, and theatrical divisions across Chicago and Toronto include some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more.
May Contain Adult or Mature Content
Zydeco Band in Carmel
**  Nathan William & The Zydeco Cha Chas  **
February 22
Sunset Center
San Carlos Street at Ninth Avenue
Nathan Williams formed The Zydeco Cha Chas back in 1985, and since then has brought his unique take on this regional South Louisiana music to all corners of the globe. From Lincoln Center in New York to The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Nathan's music has crossed all barriers to speak to the very heart of his audience. Inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2005 and honored in 2015 with the Zydeco Music Association's Lifetime Achievement Award, The Cha Chas have been voted the top Festival Band in the country according to the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism and USA Today and have won the coveted Big Easy award for Best Zydeco Band for several years running.
Nathan and his band have been featured in The New York Times, Essence and People magazines, and on the cover of USA Today. They've appeared in films like In the Electric Mist as well as the soundtrack sharing credits with Michael Doucet and Buddy Guy and The Kingdom of Zydeco, and worked with artists as diverse as Cyndi Lauper on the album Creole Bred. Keepers of the Zydeco Flame, they are committed to keeping their Creole heritage alive.

Carmel' Art Walk
**  Carmel Art Walk  **
February 9
5 - 8 pm
Carmel Art Walk is the second Saturday of every month from 5pm - 8pm and is FREE! Tour artist-owned galleries and meet the artists who carry on the Carmel-by-the-Sea artist colony legacy.

it's whale watching time!

February and March is prime time to see the gray whales, dolphins and killer whales as they migrate. Monterey Bay is a perfect spot for viewing as they come close to shore to feed in the Monterey Submarine Canyon. For an even closer look you can take a whale watching trip from one of the several tour operators, such as Chris' Whale Watching.

Mad Dogs & Englishment Bike Rentals

Rent a bike and see carmel up close

A great way to enjoy a day in Carmel is on a bike, especially an electric bike (also known as a  pedal-assist bike). These bikes make the hilly terrain around Carmel a breeze to explore, Ebikes allow you to do all the work or you can take it easy by using the electric motor.

Mad Dogs & Englishmen have a wide assortment of bikes to rent, from classic all-pedal power to ebikes and they are a quick walk from Horizon Inn.

We have several great delis in town where you can pick up all you need for a picnic lunch. Just ask us for suggestions!

Jazz Bash

planning ahead?

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

March 1-3
Downtown Monterey
Dixieland Monterey Jazz Bash By The Bay 9th Anniversary.

The best in Dixieland, Classic American Jazz, Big band, Swing, Ragtime, Blues and Gypsy Jazz. Continuous musical entertainment the whole family can enjoy. Portola Hotel & Spa, Downtown Monterey.   Visit for more information.

March 2-17
9th Annual Carmel Jewish Film Festival
View films from around the world through a uniquely Jewish lens to help bridge cultural and religious differences and contribute to solidarity and peace within our greater community. Receptions plus discussion panels with prominent speakers. Venues include: Golden Bough Theatre, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, Lighthouse Cinemas, Congregation Beth Israel, and Carmel High School Performing Arts Center. 831-24-2015. See for more information.
Sea Otter Classic
Pacific Grove Wildflower Show
April 6-7
Pacific Grove's Good Old Days Celebration
62nd annual. A community celebration of a bygone era with a parade, plus County's largest arts and crafts faire, food booths, old-fashioned games and contests, and lots of family fun. Continuous live entertainment on five stages. Located at Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce. 831-373-3304. Visit for more information.

April 11-14:
Sea Otter Classic
Celebration of Cycling Sports Festival. Trade show and racing. Four days of mountain arid road bike racing, plus food, drinks, sports exhibits and demonstrations. Laguna Seca Recreation Park. 800-218-8411. Visit for more information

April 19-21
Annual Wildflower Show
Over 600 wall flowers, collected from all over Monterey County, are on display, labeled and classified. Rare species are cultivated. Wildflower photos, drawing of wildflowers demonstration, and other exhibits. Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History.831-648-5716. For details visit

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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