The Dolphin Inn is located in a shopping area of Carmel-by-the-Sea in close proximity to Mission Basilica, Monterey Bay Aquarium and Golden State Theatre. The hotel was built in 1964 and refurbished in 1992.
The city center is 1 km away from the hotel. The property is 400 meters away from Carmel Plaza, Carmel's Forest Theater and Golden Bough Playhouse.
Guests can reach The Dolphin Inn by car from Monterey Peninsula airport in 10 minutes.
The hotel comprises 27 rooms equipped with a refrigerator, a balcony and wireless internet.