Although not quite "free," at $.50 per hour, parking is a bargain. Each year at this time Del Mar reduces the parking meter fees as part of the city's effort to encourage more shoppers to visit the Village area. This lower parking rate became effective Monday, Oct. 4, for the meters under the Inn L'Auberge on 15th Street.
The meters are user friendly and show the time purchased on a clear digital display. The meters accept quarters that are available from a convenient change machine. The meters are enforced every day from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. After 8 p.m. parking is free.
The Inn parking garage entrance is on 15th Street, one block west of the corner of Camino Del Mar. The garage is close to the Plaza shopping area, the Post Office, and within walking distance to Seagrove Park, the Powerhouse Community Center, and the beach.
The city offers one year permits to park in the L'Auberge lot and pre-paid permits for use throughout the city.
Please call 858-755-9354 for more information about the permits or visit the Parking Information page on the City website: