Monte Verde at Seventh Avenue
Tel: 831 624 8578
One block from Ocean Avenue and four blocks from the beach, this 1929 stucco inn is built around a brick courtyard. "European details in rooms overlooking the quaint streets of Carmel" include French windows and antique doorknobs. Create your own menu based on fresh produce at Aubergine, where the "meal was an unforgettable experience, from the food to the service." The wine cellar houses 4,500 bottles.
Also featured on the: Gold List for 2006, Gold List for 2007, Gold List for 2008, Gold List for 2009, Gold List for 2011
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