"Gracious Elegance"

Enjoy the Best of Big Sur at Tickle Pink Inn

From the moment you arrive at Tickle Pink Inn, you’ll realize that you’ve discovered a very special. That feeling will only grow as you experience the gracious elegance of our dedicated service staff and the pampering amenities that anticipate your every need and desire at our luxury hotel in Carmel.

From the comforts of our luxurious bedding to the delights of our complimentary continental breakfast and wine and cheese reception, you’ll find that our full attention at Tickle Pink Inn is focused on making your stay truly exceptional.

Pacific Dreams Bedding


The Tickle Pink Inn pampers guests with beds as seductive as the breathtaking ocean views.

This most welcoming of Carmel romantic hotels delights your eyes and your body with a color palette of soft sage and stylish details such as a plush, Pacific Dreams mattress with Italian-crafted, 100% Egyptian cotton sheets.

Cuddle up in warm goose down comforters and fluffy pillows, and let the enchanting view work its magic.

Continental Breakfast


Our complimentary continental breakfast is prepared fresh each morning and served daily from 7:30 to 10 a.m.

Delight in the crackling fire of the Terrace Lounge and breathtaking views at the Cliffside Deck as you welcome a new day on the Carmel coast, or allow us to pamper you with room-service delivery.

Enjoy a selection of breads, muffins and pastries, Eggs Florentine, ham, a selection of freshly squeezed juices, gourmet fresh ground coffee, herbal tea, dry cereal, a variety of fresh fruit and more — all from Tickle Pink’s kitchen.

Wine & Cheese Reception


Join us each evening of your visit for a complimentary reception in the Terrace Lounge, featuring red and white California wines and an assortment of cheeses, breads and fruits.

Settle in near the crackling wood-burning fireplace, challenge yourself with a leisurely game of chess, or chat with other guests and our friendly staff. Just unwind and let the soothing music carry you away.

Step out to the Cliffside Deck and breathe in the crisp ocean air while the lazy sunset paints a picture-perfect setting to toast another beautiful day. Join us from 4:30 to 6 p.m. daily.

Terrace Hot Tub


Our Terrace Park features an outdoor hot tub and gazebo for your enjoyment and relaxation.

We encourage the use of your Tickle Pink-embroidered robes and slippers.

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Tel: 831.624.1244 . Reservations: 800.635.4774
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