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Carmel Valley Ranch

Booking.comUSD 505*
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#2 of 25 Hotels in Carmel
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Menlo Park, California
Reviewed 9 February 2016

My family of four stayed at the Carmel Valley Lodge over MLK weekend. We were so excited for the getaway as a close friend had recommended it unabashedly. Having grown up in the area, I was really hopeful that it would be an amazing experience. The suite was gorgeous and we loved the availability of activities. That having been said,...

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

Dear Avengers94025, Thank you very much for choosing Carmel Valley Ranch for your family getaway destination, and for taking the time to share your feedback. I want to offer my sincerest apologies on behalf of the entire Carmel Valley Ranch team for the disappointment you experienced during your stay. We pride ourselves on offering truly warm and thoughtful service, and...

California
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I came to Carmel Valley Ranch for a business trip, and I cannot begin to do justice to the incredible service and comfort offered by this beautiful resort. Nestled in this hills above Carmel, it feels like you are in another world, with rooms offering sweeping views of the golf course and the beautiful lands surrounding the property. The customer...

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

Dear Amazzaferro, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent stay, and for sharing such kind words about so many of our team members. We truly believe that it's the genuine and heartfelt service provided by our team members that make Carmel Valley Ranch so special, and we are so glad to read...

Benicia, California
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Carmel Valley Ranch is simply beautiful. Lavender gardens, organic gardens, vineyards, honey bee apiary... and these are just a few things in addition to the many daily activities offered to both adults and children. The staff and service are exceptional and from the moment I arrived I felt comfortable. My room was well appointed and cozy. I personally took advantage...

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

Dear Lisa, Thank you for choosing Carmel Valley Ranch, and for sharing your review with fellow travelers. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time at The Ranch, and all the things that make our 500 acres so special! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Thank you again for your review, and for choosing Carmel Valley...

Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Carmel Valley Ranch is one of those very special places where, from the moment you arrive, you feel a tangible sense of being surrounded in a relaxed, comfortable environment...welcomed. From Reception's greeting, to the escort to your suite where the fireplace is already lit and the lights are low, and beyond to the Kitchen with a menu of homespun goodness....

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

Dear BonnVoyage12, Thank you so much for your very kind review. We are truly honored by your comments! We are so happy to read that you enjoyed your stay, and that you are already envisioning your return visit over the summer. Be sure to sign up for a Horseback Ride and our signature Bee Experience activity when you plan your...

Campbell, California
Reviewed 4 February 2016

This is truly a bit of heaven in California. Just removed enough from the hustle and bustle of the bay area it has something for everyone. The views are stunning, the staff is incredibly friendly and accommodating, the suite I had was inviting and well appointed, and there was so much to see and do. I attended a business meeting...

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

Dear Janice, Thank you so much for sharing your review of your recent stay at Carmel Valley Ranch. We are thrilled to know that even on a business trip, you were able to enjoy some rest and relaxation, and take in the valley views! Thank you again. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Sincerely, Thomas Becker...

San Rafael, California
Reviewed 2 February 2016

My family had an amazing weekend getaway at Carmel Valley Ranch to celebrate my birthday. Tucked away in a lush valley surrounded by sculptural oak trees and beautiful vegetation the relaxation begins as you drive through the property. What I look for in a resort is 5 star accommodations and service, that is family friendly too. I like an adult...

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

Dear Lyell, Thank you so much for sharing your review of your recent stay. We are thrilled that you found Carmel Valley Ranch too! We look forward to welcoming you and your family back for many years to come. Thank you again for your review, and for staying at Carmel Valley Ranch. Sincerely, Thomas Becker General Manager

Reviewed 31 January 2016

This is definitely one of the best resorts I have ever visited. For starters, the property is absolutely gorgeous. There are lavender fields, hiking paths, hills, and even some deer! The rooms are exceptional! The Hilltop Ranch Suite was amazing! The fireplace was a great addition and having two televisions meant no fighting over what to watch. The room was...

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

Dear le0l0vest0travel, Thank you so much for choosing Carmel Valley Ranch, and for taking the time to share your review with fellow travelers. We are so happy to read that you and your family enjoyed so many of the great things that our 500 acre playground has to offer, and left The Ranch with life long memories! We look forward...

San Francisco
Reviewed 26 January 2016

This was my second stay at the CVR and I was worried that it might not be as fabulous as my last one, but it was just as magical the second time around. From the moment you arrive until you depart, the staff is so incredibly attentive, warm and charming. And the property - the only word is wow. The...

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

Dear Tara, Thank you so much for choosing Carmel Valley Ranch as your getaway destination for a second time! We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay, and hope that we will have the honor to welcome you back again soon. Sincerely, Thomas Becker General Manager

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 25 January 2016

I’ve been around the world and haven’t experienced anything like this in all my travels….this is one place that is worth every penny. From check-in to check-out you are treated like a family member who has come home for the weekend. Carmel Valley Ranch is a sanctuary retreat where you can relax, do nothing (or everything) and know that you...

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

Dear mltrowbridge, Thank you very much for staying at Carmel Valley Ranch with your family, and for taking the time to share your experience with fellow travelers. We are truly honored by your kind feedback! It's wonderful to read that everyone in your family, including your little one and your four legged family member, all felt so welcomed by our...

Woodside, California
Reviewed 25 January 2016

This property was laid out with duplex style rooms where you park next to your duplex. Our room was very large and had a nice separate living area. This is a good way to go if you have dogs with you or are doing mountain biking, hiking that sort of thing, but otherwise, I find this bungalow style a bit...

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Dear Dianna, Thank you very much for choosing Carmel Valley Ranch, and for taking the time to share your feedback. I am happy to read that you liked the size of your suite and the separate living space. It seems as though you did not like the location of your suite, and I am happy to say that we have...

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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
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  • 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: $613 - $1,300 (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 Luxury Hotel in Carmel
#1 Business Hotel in Carmel
#2 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#6 Family Hotel in Carmel
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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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