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Carmel Valley Ranch

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#2 of 25 Hotels in Carmel
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This has been one of many visits at Carmel Valley Ranch and the place keeps making us fall in love with it. This time around, we booked last minute, as we had booked the newly renovated "Monterey Tides", a hotel that turned out to be neither fully renovated (construction in progress), the pool was closed and it's just not a...

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CVRManagement, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Hello Natascha T, We were delighted to welcome you and your guests to the Ranch! It's so wonderful to hear that you've fallen in love with our playground and we look forward to your next visit. This time we only hope that you can stay longer! Thank you! Thomas Schwarting Director of Rooms

California
Reviewed 12 March 2016

The setting was truly magical. Even with the intermittent rain, it was beautiful. The staff was truly remarkable from the bellmen, to the front desk, to the banquet servers. Every moment was spot on. The bed was extremely comfortable as well. Probably the best I've experienced.

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CVRManagement, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Dana D, We love it when people who are here for business end up returning for play. Thank you for your comments; we look forward to your return! Thomas Schwarting Director of Rooms

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 11 March 2016

From the moment you walk out of your car, this place has such charm. You are greeted by three or four terrific guys who are ready to bring your bags to your room. The check in process is seamless. So easy. So flawless. And the day I arrived...there was two types of lemonade waiting for me. I love lemonade after...

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CVRManagement, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Dear nlcd, It's so nice to hear of the warm welcome you experienced during your recent visit. From the bellmen to the front desk to our Valley Kitchen and Spa Aiyana our aim is to provide warm ranch hospitality. While we offer so many different ways to play here at the Ranch, we also offer plenty of opportunities to "unplug";...

Lodi
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We took advantage of their Good Neighbor Package for California Residents and stayed Sunday to Monday in their Vineyard Oak Studio. The resort property was beautiful. We loved seeing all of the deer and wild turkeys from the balcony. The inside was very nice, but we were a little disappointed. We were disappointed with the fireplace (it only blows the...

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CVRManagement, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Dear BTrish, Thank you for choosing our Ranch for your recent visit. The Good Neighbor package is one of our most popular; what a great value! Keep an eye on Sunday nights for that special rate! We'd love to have you back. Best, Thomas Schwarting Director of Rooms

Corte Madera, California
Reviewed 7 March 2016

My husband, daughter, dog and I had the pleasure of staying here on a nice warm fall weekend. We met friends here and it was truly an amazing getaway. Highlights - The staff. Michelle, coordinating our stay and activities is great! The staff helping us with room types, etc. were also extremely helpful and accommodating. Coordinating for my family and...

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CVRManagement, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Gr8_FamilyAdventures, Thank you for your constructive feedback. We are delighted to learn how helpful Michelle was in planning your stay. We appreciate you pointing out the "wrinkles" as well as it allows us the opportunity to learn. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Ranch again soon as we know you will not be...

Monterey, California
Reviewed 6 March 2016

As locals we have enjoyed many dinners, and lunch before with friends here. Lunch this time was disappointing. We were there on a Saturday afternoon, and the service, wait staff, food, and even the valet were not as we had previously experienced. We were told when we were seated that lunch would take a while this day - but when...

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CVRManagement, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Dear PGlocal_12, Thank you so much for your valuable insight. As locals, we know that you have many wonderful dining options surrounding Pacific Grove. From Moss Landing down to Big Sur, the Central Coast provides a bounty of wonderful cuisine and attentive service. We regret that on this occasion we fell short of your expectations as well as those of...

San Francisco
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We stayed for 3 nights at this resort and had a very relaxing time. There are great hiking trails around the beautiful property that's nestled in Carmel Valley. We were given a room that had an amazing view of the grounds, and was very comfortable. Thomas, the room director, was very welcoming and helped make our stay a very special...

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CVRManagement, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Hello E Y, Thank you so much for your kind words! I'm so glad to hear that your stay with us was a special one. Please keep in touch; we'd love to welcome you back. With Gratitude, Thomas Schwarting Director of Rooms

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

My husband took me here for our VDay getaway and it was exactly what I needed. The resort is huge and very peaceful. We stayed in a suite with an outdoor tub with beautiful views of the valley. We loved taking a bath in the outdoor tub under the stars with the indoor and outdoor fireplace. We swam in the...

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CVRManagement, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Hello Soulfultrvlr, We are delighted that you spent your Valentine's Day with us here at the Ranch! Our private outdoor bathtubs certainly do provide a romantic evening under the stars! We hope to welcome you and your husband back to the Ranch again soon! Don't wait for Valentine's day as we can provide the perfect romantic getaway any time of...

Marin County, California
Reviewed 19 February 2016

This is probably my sixth or seventh visit to CVR and I look forward to coming back. The grounds, rooms and amenities are wonderful - big well-appointed suites, great tennis, golf, fitness and swimming facilities and a beautiful setting. The staff is so friendly and eager to help in any way. We always try to book in advance and take...

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CVRManagement, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you Loebi, We appreciate your constructive feedback! While we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed so many aspects of our Ranch, we are disappointed to learn of your experience at the Valley Kitchen. Your feedback has provided powerful insight and we have used it to ensure that our valued customers receive service that matches Chef Wood's wonderful menu...

Sparta, Michigan
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Beautiful facility with a great view and an abundance of wildlife. The Pool with hot tub was relaxing. Ending the evening by the campfire making smores. Golf carts taking you from your room to anywhere you would like to go on the grounds was a special treat too.

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CVRManagement, General Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Julie, Thank you for choosing Carmel Valley Ranch, and for sharing your review with fellow travelers. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to welcoming you back in the future! On behalf of the entire team, thank you for allowing us to share our 500 acre playground! Sincerely, Thomas Becker...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stunning and relaxing, our elegant Carmel Valley resort is abundant with the natural beauty of Northern California, offering intuitive service and memorable experiences in a striking venue. Savor incomparable comfort, breathtaking vistas, and a delightful array of activities at Carmel Valley Ranch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carmel Valley Ranch

Address: One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923-8579
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $614 - $1,301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Carmel Valley Ranch 4*
Number of rooms: 144
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Also Known As:
Carmel Valley Ranch Hotel Carmel
Carmel Valley Hotel
Carmel Valley Resort
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Carmel
#1 Luxury Hotel in Carmel
#2 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#6 Family Hotel in Carmel
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Don't hesitate to visit Carmel Valley Village or to take the "wine loop" drive for a different "off-property" experience.”
538frand, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Bluff tub rooms are very quiet and private!”
, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an Executive Suite. 471 was lovely.”
elisabethd765, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“try to get one of the rooms that have separate living rooms - you can get connecting suites and that helps keep everyone in one location.”
854matthewd, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Have only been in the bluff rooms. Great view. Nice short walk to facilities or use their shuttle which are prompt.”
A3109OEdenisp, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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