About our local Carmel Monterey hotel reservation service.

Carmel Area Reservation Service has been the free, locally established go-to hotel reservation service for Carmel and Monterey area since 2003. Suzanne Gravelle had a good working knowledge of the hotels in the area and became the new owner when the owners retired.
In 1998, the first owners launched the website as a room finding service for individuals and groups. We are still doing the same thing for free, this many years later. It’s a free personalized service for couples, families, brides and grooms, businesses; all sorts of people. We have firsthand knowledge of the preferred hotels and best event venues in the Carmel Monterey area. Our only mission is to enhance the guest experience on your visit here, to one of the most beautiful and accessible places on the planet.
Our hotel and venue destinations include Carmel by the Sea, Pebble Beach, Monterey Bay, Carmel Valley, Big Sur and points beyond. We know the hotels and rooms inside out. We are the answer to the confusing algorithm of hotel reservation services available. You know the ones that feed you a long exhausting list of online hotels.
Not us. We personally seek out the best rooms and hotels for you and love to share our local knowledge with you. You select from a list of the top hotels and rooms available for your dates. Then we take care of the booking for you, making special requests. Be assured of a nice, comfortable stay in the type of hotel you are looking for.

About free event planning for Carmel, Pebble Beach, Monterey, Carmel Valley and Big Sur.

We provide a free planning services for your unique event from weddings and gatherings to meetings and conferences. Let us help bring natural beauty into your meeting space for a unique experience for everyone. Have superb food and beverage enliven the group event with the talented chefs we have here. Plus we have a working relationship with the contact people at the venues and hotels, helping to expedite your event panning, save you energy and costs.

Let’s do this. Call or text 831-372-5000 now.

For your booking, you will have a live person, a local reservations agent and event planner assisting you from start to finish. Why trust an owl or a gnome with your reservations? We do it with heart and care about your guest experience. Be refreshed and relaxed through the entire hotel process, from booking to staying. Sleep comfortably. Wake up rested. You’re going to have lots of energy now to play on the Carmel Monterey Peninsula. However serene and adventurous you wish to be!