Two new Carmel Valley hotels in development

Two new Carmel Valley hotels in development

The Carmel Valley Community Planning Board reviewed two new Carmel Valley hotels at its Sept. 28 meeting, approving one. The board approved the five-story, 127-room all-suite Hyatt Place Hotel from the Excel Hotel Group, which will replace the existing Tio Leo’s. They also reviewed a six-story hotel and office development proposed in the adjacent lot.

The two hotels aim to join the corner that currently includes Hampton Inn, Residence Inn and San Diego Marriott Del Mar on El Camino Real and Valley Centre Drive.

The planning board unanimously approved the plans for Hyatt Place Hotel but asked that they make a commitment toward working with the proposed neighboring hotel to...