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Carmel Valley Ranch

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Reviewed 17 July 2015

Hadn't been since the 90's but went in the spring and what a fantastic renovation! They've added a new adult only pool/spa area, large gym, fitness room with free classes. The rooms were completely redone as well. The views from the clubhouse are fantastic while sitting on the deck enjoying a glass of wine. 6 hard courts and 3 clay...

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Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

On our way down the California coast we stopped at the Carmel Valley Ranch for two nights. Our room was beautiful and spacious, with 2 large fireplaces, a wraparound terrace and fantastic views of the valley. It was about a 20-25 minute drive to Carmel and the 17 Mile Drive. We spent most of our time outside of the hotel...

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Wasco, California
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful semi private club! Would love to stay there sometime! Situated a bit inland from Carmel so weather much sunnier and warmer! Don't let the front nine fool you! The back nine is a whole different animal!!! Loved everything at this course, especially the tenth hole! Lunch was delicious at the club! Service very good as well!...

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Reviewed 11 July 2015

Oh man where do I start...Carmel Valley Ranch has so much to offer! You can't go wrong with any of the rooms they have to offer, as they all have gorgeous views of the well kept golf course and the beautiful foothills. My favorite part of the rooms is relaxing in the stone tub with a good glass of wine...

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Atlanta
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Everything about the ranch was wonderful. However, we were very disappointed that the Lodge Restaurant was closed the majority of our stay. As an alternative they "feed" you at the clubhouse, but the food and service there are average at best. I will grant that the view is spectacular. It's a shame they didn't make more of an effort while...

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Mesa, AZ
Reviewed 7 July 2015

We booked this hotel for our 25th wedding anniversary. Beautiful gated property located in the hills of Carmel Valley. Tell the front desk if you are celebrating something for a free bottle of champagne or treat. We did have to ask twice once they offered the free gift. The room itself was well suited for an anniversary stay. Nice large...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Carmel Valley Ranch is such a great retreat! The property is terrfic for families and our son always has such a good time making smores, looking for turkeys and deer, and hanging out by the pool. The staff is freindly, courteous and anitcipatory. Could not ask for a more relaxing vacation on the Monterrey Peninsula...

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Reviewed 3 July 2015

My husband and I loved our stay here and it was nothing short of magical. Everything was beautiful, the rooms are magnificent and the view is WOW. The Ranch itself is amazing and there is so much to do! The pool was gorgeous and the food was delicious. We have already started planning out next trip back to celebrate my...

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Chaska, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

With the quiet, lush setting and the proximity to Monterey and Carmel by the Sea, the Ranch is a great choice for couple and families. This time I had the 10-12 year olds with me. The river ranch all ages pool area has two pools and a hot tub. There is also a bar and grill there which makes it...

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Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

We just left the CVR and truly enjoyed ourselves. The property was breath taking , the help was amazing and so helpful. We were with our two grandchildren ( under 3 yrs old) and felt relaxed in all public spaces . Our favorite was the family pool and the smores .

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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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 

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Address: One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923-8579
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $480 - $1,056 (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
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#1 Business Hotel in Carmel
#1 Luxury Hotel in Carmel
#2 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#6 Family Hotel in Carmel
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