Hofsas House Hotel
Between 3rd & 4th Ave
on San Carlos Street.
P.O. Box 1195
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921
Phone: (831) 624-2745
Dear Valued Hofsas House Guest,
No one likes to be confined to their
homes, but these extraordinary times have called for extreme measures. The
staff at Hofsas House in Carmel sincerely hopes you have stayed well while
sheltering during the current pandemic.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom
has laid out a four-stage plan to gradually transition the state back to
normal. Once the shelter-in-place order has lifted, we want to welcome you
back to the beauty and magic of Carmel-by-the-Sea.
We can't wait to
greet you with a smile, for you to once again enjoy our wind-swept,
dog-friendly white-sand beach, walk along our charming downtown sidewalks
and alleyways, and re-discover the beauty and wonder of our tiny corner of
Watch a recent video from the Hofsas House Hotel below:
As you may know, Carmel is not
densely populated, and thankfully has experienced very few cases of COVID-19
compared to larger urban areas.
We want to remind you that all of our
rooms open up to the fresh sea air. We have no enclosed hallways or
elevators to navigate, and there is no shared heating, so rest assured that
your next visit will be safe, tranquil and stress-free.
that, we at the Hofsas House need to conduct business a bit differently by
incorporating social distancing. We also have instituted cleaning protocols,
training employees to help protect guests and themselves. Here are a few
- Guests will be greeted with employees wearing facemasks, and
for the near future guests will be required to wear them during check-in.
- We have a very small lobby, so we will only be able to check in one party
at a time, with others waiting outside in their cars or in the parking areas
in order to maintain social distancing.
- Hand sanitizer will be located
throughout the property.
- No gathering will be allowed in the lobby for
continental breakfast. The help-yourself buffet will no longer be available;
instead it will be prepared to go or delivered to the room on a tray.
- Extra blankets and pillows have been taken out of the rooms and will be
provided upon request.
- No housekeeping service for stay-overs, unless
- Increased cleaning of surfaces throughout the day.
will sanitize guest keys before and after use.
- More signage and
reminders throughout the property.
- Dirty linen will be bagged in guest
rooms to eliminate excess contact while being transported to the laundry
This has been a very challenging time for all. The
hotel has been open through this entire pandemic assisting first responders
and travelers that have had to shelter in place until they can get home. We
want you to know that our hearts are with you, and we are very much looking
forward to seeing you soon.
Proprietor, Hofsas House, Carmel-by-the-Sea
As of Friday, June 12, 2020 the Governor of California and the Monterey County Health Director have allowed
hotels to accept all travelers. Please take a moment to read below to see how we will be doing business
differently to protect our guests, my employees and the community.