About Carmel Hotel Reservation Service and the Owner.

Carmel Area Reservation Service has been the locally established go-to hotel reservation service for Carmel and Monterey area for 20 years. Suzanne Gravelle became the agency owner in October 2003. Suzanne had been a longtime Carmel area resident and took ownership when the former owners retired. Suzanne’s background includes hotel hospitality and special events, plus being a restauranteur and baker café owner.

This carmel-califonia.com website launched in 1998, and has been a hotel reservation service for individuals and groups ever since. It’s an inbound for couples, business travelers, brides, grooms, families, organizations and companies. The mission is to match up people with their ideal hotel for the occasion. We welcome all types of people and there is never a fee for our service. We offer the preferred hotels and event venues in the Carmel Monterey area. Our mission is to enhance your visit here and increase your enjoyment of the natural beauty and local culture. We believe having a good, clean, comfortable room is an important part of your experience as well.

Our preferred hotel and venues are in and around Carmel by the Sea, Monterey Bay, Pebble Beach, Carmel Valley and Big Sur, California. We also help with destinations beyond, because we’re an accredited international travel agency with IATAN.

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

Unique and inspiring meetings are a big focus. We work to bring natural beauty into meeting spaces, offer superb food and beverage and to maintain close ties with the contact people at the venues and hotels. We work with the local hospitality industry as one team, with the common goal of meeting and exceeding the guests’ vision and expectations for their special event.

So let’s have some fun now! Call or text 831-372-5000 or go online.

First, we offer our clients the best rooms and hotels, because we like sharing our local knowledge of the preferred hotels with them. They select from a list of the top preferred hotels and rooms available for their dates make any special requests. There are intuitive ways we rate the preferred properties online. A client can see the degree of romance, adventure, cuisine and sustainability of the hotel on our website, plus find more information and a map. Next, we refer them to the best restaurants, wineries, spa, golf, points of interest and event venues in the area, via the concierge referral part of our hotel reservation service.

Most of all, we enjoy making friends! And because we do deliver, people tend to like us in return.:) From start to finish, we strive for guests to have a relaxed hotel booking process, to sleep comfortably in a great hotel room and to wake up refreshed with lots of energy, in order to go out and enjoy the pristine Carmel Monterey Peninsula.