We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Forest Lodge

TripAdvisorUS$ 213*
View Deal
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 213*
US$ 213*
US$ 213*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Professional photos
Forest Lodge
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

112 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 110: English reviews
Start your review of Forest Lodge
 Click to rate
Carmel, California
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A charming enclave of enchantingly unique individual havens in this 100 year old establishment. Beautifully appointed with an attention to detail, I stayed in two different rooms on this my first ( and certainly not my last ) stay. Evocative of a bygone era, the high wood beam ceilings and handcrafted architecture lent a coziness so rarely experienced in this...

Thank BarbaraF2017
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 February 2017

It is AMAZING! Our suite was very clean, spacious, quiet - there was a fireplace, which we used a lot - it was definitely a plus. The staff is very discreet but also very helpful and friendly if you need anything. It is a bit pricey - but definitely worth the experience. It is located on the main street -...

Thank Pauline_Tricot
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I'm a local who stayed here last night with my pooch, Bixby, and it was perfectly adorable. Spacious and clean little "cabins". I will definitely tell people about it, I'm bummed I didn't know about it sooner.

Thank Mandren
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We had a fabulous experience in Carmel the two nights we stayed with Forest Lodge. Our room was excellent and the staff was very friendly in meeting our needs. It is a little older but they do a great job with keeping it up.

Thank Elij51189
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Only six Cottages. Very charming and peaceful. Not a typical Hotel. Old but clean. Our cottage was an artist studio at one time. A true Carmel experience. You can walk to everything in downtown Carmel.

Thank daveannes
Canton, Texas, United States
Reviewed 22 April 2016

this was the last leg of a 6 day, 3 hotel trip up the PCH from LA. we liked this place and will be back. having the continental breakfast delivered to the room was nice and the happy hour at the Lamp Lighter was nice as well.

Thank Shawn S
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

We had a FANTASTIC time here in the Garrett Loft while staying in Carmel-by-the-Sea. The room was perfect and cozy with a gas fireplace, breakfast was delivered to our door in the morning with a smile, a short walk to the beach...the whole dang town is as charming as you could hope (like staying in a fairytale village)! Will very...

Thank Jen G
Danville, California
Reviewed 13 December 2015

My family recently stayed at the Forest Lodge in the combination of Dali/Westin rooms and had a wonderful time. The rooms are spotless, the staff is so welcoming and accommodating; especially Eliso who really took such great care of us; and the grounds are so pretty! We would highly recommend !

Thank JakeMira
Reviewed 23 October 2015

We were recommended the Garret Loft room at Forest Lodge as a perfect place to stay in Carmel especially when travelling with a child/teenager. This room runs the whole length of the loft and also has a wee annex with a single bed reminiscent of the Harry Potter cupboard but it's the 5 star version! The welcome at the main...

1Thank amvAberdeen
Cortland, New York
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Forest Lodge is in a busy area but it feels very private. The room was very clean. The landscape looked beautiful, I do landscape design in NY so that is something I pay close attention to. The staff was friendly and went out of their way to make our stay perfect.

1Thank Al P

71 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (41)
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Dining (1)
Pool/Beach Area (4)
Room/Suite (11)
Bathroom (1)
Other (18)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (30)
Hotel & Grounds (16)
Bathroom (2)
Room/Suite (11)
Other (1)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Carmel hotels
0.7 km away
La Playa Carmel
La Playa Carmel
#4 of 25 in Carmel
827 reviews
0.3 km away
Cypress Inn
Cypress Inn
#3 of 25 in Carmel
1,172 reviews
0.4 km away
Pine Inn
Pine Inn
#22 of 25 in Carmel
570 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 km away
Best Western Plus Carmel Bay View Inn
2.0 km away
Carmel Mission Inn
Carmel Mission Inn
#9 of 25 in Carmel
1,624 reviews
0.5 km away
Lamp Lighter Inn & Sunset House Suites
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An old lodge with a new begining. The lodge is located downtown Carmel on Ocean Ave. A unique Inn recently remodeled using local materials and as much reclaimed product as we could. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forest Lodge

Address: Corner of Ocean Ave & Junipero, Carmel, CA 93921
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: ₹ 10,019 - ₹ 18,035 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Agoda and Priceline so you can book your Forest Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Forest Hotel Carmel
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Forest Lodge staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Forest Lodge staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“The Dali Suite is the biggest one - I'd recommend it.”
Pauline_Tricot, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want to be on Ocean Ave in Carmel, this or the Lamp Lighter is a great choice”
ShawnS599, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Web site is really good for details on the variety of accommodation available”
amvAberdeen, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you are handicapped be sure to let them know. Both Weston and Dali were easily accessible for me with a cane.”
travelingGibson, 30 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Unerstand it is close to roads, but quiets down at night.”
toddp557, 17 Jan 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
US$ 213* /night
View Deal
Booking.comUS$ 213
Agoda.comUS$ 213
PricelineUS$ 213
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates