Carmel Heritage Society Inns of Distinction 2015 - Part 3

Carmel Heritage Society Inns of Distinction 2015 - Part 3, Carmel, California (B)

A block south of Happy Landing Inn are the next two hotels on our tour, Pine Inn (NE Corner Ocean and Monte Verde)

These two inns, which sit across the street from each other have a rather entwined history. Here is a little background.

In 1889, Delos Goldsmith, Carmel City's first builder, erected the first hotel in town on the northeast corner of Ocean Avenue and Broadway (now Junipero). The Hotel Carmelo was a two story wooden structure with eight guest rooms. 

In 1903, Hotel Carmelo was purchased by Devendorf and Powers of the Carmel Development Company. It was partially dismantled, hoisted onto pine logs, and pulled by mule down Ocean Avenue to its present site. (Devendorf and Powers wanted their guests to be closer to the beach.) The original front of the Carmelo Hotel (shown below) today faces west on Monte Verde

On July 4, 1903 the Hotel Carmelo was reopened to great fanfare as the Pine Inn. The picture below of the Pine Inn is from the first Carmel Development Company brochure early 1900's. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Carmel Heritage Society Inns of Distinction 2015 - Part 3
Guide Location: USA » Carmel
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lynn Momboisse
Read it on Author's Website: http://carmelbytheseaca.blogspot.com/2015/12/17th-annual-carmel-heritage-society_80.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Carmel Heritage Society
  • Happy Landing Inn
  • La Playa
  • Pine Inn
  • Lobos Lodge
  • Galante Vineyards
  • Monte Verde
  • Cypress Inn
  • Bruno's