Hyatt Carmel Highlands

120 Highlands Drive, Carmel, CA 93923 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Hyatt Carmel Highlands

Hyatt Carmel Highlands Inn is a historic, coastal hotel located four miles from downtown Carmel, California. We are located on a cliff overlooking the breathtaking Bur Sur Coastline, with an award-winning restaurant, California Market at Pacific’s Edge. We pride ourselves on making couples’ dreams come true for the last 102 years. Hyatt Carmel Highlands Inn promises impeccable service, world-class cuisine, modern amenities with epic ocean views.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can accommodate up to 150 guests at this unique property. For your ceremony, you can exchange your vows on our romantic, seaside gazebo in open-air. Your guests will take in panoramic Pacific Ocean views and lush gardens at this unique venue surrounded by glass. For your reception, you can dance the night away in our Yankee Point Room, Surf Room or our Oceanside Ballroom. Our rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows of the Carmel Highlands rocky, ocean cliffs.

Services Offered
Our full-service venue offers each couple a limited day of coordinator to assist with your planning process. We are here to help design, coordinate, and bring your unique vision to life:

  • Event Time includes use of property for 5.5 hours (including ceremony)
  • Set Up & Tear Down of Event Site (breakdown of personal items or vendor items are independent)
  • Ceremony Rehearsal (based on availability)
  • White Folding Chairs provided for Ceremony on the Gazebo
  • Tables, Chairs, Floor Length Poplin Linens & Poplin Napkins included
  • For your Reception, Flatware, Glassware and Stemware are provided
  • Individually Menus published for each guests’ place setting
  • Two outdoor heaters provided on the Gazebo during Ceremony & Cocktail Hour
  • Venue Coordinator to execute the Ceremony & Reception
  • Complimentary stay for the Newlyweds, night of the wedding ($10,000 catering minimum)
  • Complimentary Wedding Menu Tasting for Two ($10,000 catering minimum)
  • Additional Event Time available at $500 per hour, evening functions must conclude by 11pm

Cuisine
Couples can choose from a cocktail reception, a buffet, food stations, or a plated meal. Our experienced culinary team specializes in fresh and sustainably local cuisine, which will create a custom menu just for you. We also offer scrumptious hors d'oeuvres and delicious desserts!

Other Services
In addition to hosting your wedding, we'd be more than happy to host your rehearsal dinner in our new restaurant, California Market at Pacific’s Edge. This exciting venue features a 870-square-foot deck, a louvered roof and glass-paneled walls with dramatic views of the Pacific Ocean and the Big Sur Coast. Additional events they will host include:

  • Engagement Party
  • Bridal Shower
  • Anniversary Party
  • Birthday Celebrations
  • Post-Wedding Brunch
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24 Reviews for Hyatt Carmel Highlands

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.9

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    ada meng · Married on 07/28/2019

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    Very professional, quick responses, highly recommended

    Gabi and Emily are very professional and help with our wedding a lot. They helped us with menu tasting, room upgrade, vender orders and setup. Their questionnaire is well organized and go through each details. Gabi was very patient and helped us on guest meals and even kids meal changes one week before wedding. Emily helped us with rehearsal one day before the wedding and opened the dressing room for us early in the morning. Hyatt Carmel's customer service is excellent. We are impressed by the beautiful view and friendly staffs.

    Sent on 08/24/2019
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    Katherine · Married on 03/30/2019

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    The wedding of my dreams

    I don’t know where to begin with this review. I planned my wedding sight unseen from Illinois. From my first inquiry to the last glass of wine, my wedding was more beautiful and classy than I could have ever imagined. Gabriella was incredibly responsive and was genuinely excited to respond with each petty email I bugged her with. The pictures do not do this venue justice. (And look how beautiful the pictures are). The level of service we received during our small reception was more than I could have asked for. We were spoiled and doted on. What a perfect place. We’ll be returning for our anniversaries!!!

    Sent on 04/15/2019

    Hyatt Carmel Highlands's reply:

    Katherine, thank you so very much for allowing us to be apart of your special day! It was such an honor to become a staple in your and Craig's story. We look forward to seeing you next March to celebrate your first wedding anniversary!!

    Love Always,
    Sheena & Gabriella

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Hyatt Carmel Highlands Pricing

Hyatt Carmel Highlands Price Rates

Hyatt Carmel Highlands FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 6000
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 3000
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 2000
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 1500
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 45
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    150
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    2
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    5
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Historic Building
    Hotel
    Restaurant
    Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Outside Vendors
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Tables
    Tents
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Valet
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    December

Real Weddings

2 Wedding Deals & Discounts

  • Hyatt Carmel Highlands 1
    Intimate Wedding Package 11-20ppl

    Hyatt Carmel Highlands' second package is designed for 11-20 people and includes:

    • Get ready in our Wedding Changing Room before you walk down the isle
    • White folding chairs, a Sparkling Toast + Hors d’oeuvres to follow after the ceremony
    • An Officiant, plus a Photographer (limited to 2 hours) will capture all the special moments
    • Floral Allowance up to $500 for the beautiful bouquets and boutonnieres
    • 9-inch Wedding Cake
    • Enjoy an Unlimited Libation Package during your event
    • A color choice for napkins and floor length linens for the reception
    • Special Menu prepared by Hyatt Carmel Highlands Executive Chef
    • Tables, Chairs, Flatware, Stemware, and Dishware, along with individual menus published

    The Intimate Wedding Package costs $650 per person and includes 20 people. The event is limited to 2.5 hours, Monday through Thursdays. Weekends are available within a 45-day booking & Site Fee subject to premium rates. Service Charge & Tax are not included.

    Virtual Tours offered weekdays at 1pm via Zoom, Meeting ID: 746-265-6471. This meeting is password protected, please call to schedule your tour with our Events Department at 831-622-5461.
    For any further questions or inquiries, please contact Jessica Schmidt, the Sales & Catering Manager.

  • Hyatt Carmel Highlands 2
    Highlands Elopement Package 2-10ppl

    Designed for 2-10 people, couples can exchange vows under the romantic Gazebo overlooking the Pacific Ocean. This package includes:

    • Desired Ceremony with an Officiant
    • A Sparkling Toast + an Hors d’oeuvre following the ceremony
    • White Folding Chairs for the Ceremony
    • Photography Upgrades Available

    This package costs $1,500, and is limited to a 1.5 Hour, Monday through Thursdays. Weekends are available within a 45-day booking & Site Fee subject to premium rates. Service charge and tax are not included.

    Virtual Tours offered weekdays at 1pm via Zoom, Meeting ID: 746-265-6471. This meeting is password protected, please call to schedule your tour with our Events Department at 831-622-5461 For any further questions or inquiries, please contact Jessica Schmidt, the Sales & Catering Manager.

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  • 120 Highlands Drive Carmel, CA, 93923 See on map
    831-620-6234 (Phone number)
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