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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I spent Christmas weekend at the lodge. I found the property by doing research on the internet and got very excited by the reviews as well as the general feel of the property just from what the website reflected. The reality did not disappoint. Amazing common areas with a very original decor, very comfortable and cozy bungalows...

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear saadb, Thank you for such a wonderful review. I am delighted to learn you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves and are looking forward to returning soon. We look forward to welcoming you back. Sincerely, Sean Damery Vice President & General Manager

California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was flawless, everyone from valet parking / bellman, to the reception desk / concierge, to the housekeeping team and restaurant staff, each person was incredibly nice, welcoming, prompt and professional. Stayed in one of the newly completed Valley View suites on the second floor, Number 62. Partial view of other buildings, landscaping and the main road. Really lovely...

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Cinderella_Dearest, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your recent stay at our resort. I am thrilled to hear that you received flawless service and hospitality throughout your stay. We take great pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. I appreciate you sharing your feedback on the physical attributes of the Valley View Suite....

Bay Area
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had always stayed at the Carmel Valley Ranch when we went to Carmel. This time, we thought we would stay at a different hotel. We chose Bernadus based on the wonderful reviews. When we arrived at the hotel, our room was not ready, the check-in time was 4PM! But the hotel staff offered us a glass of white wine...

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear jhw0101, Thank you for your thorough feedback about your experience. We appreciate your honest and detailed review as it allows us to further examine opportunities for improvement. We strive for a unique and personal experience and I am sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations. Please know that your comments will be shared and addressed. While...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We've heard great things about Bernardus, this time we got to experience this place ourselves. Not only is the property beautiful, easy to get to from the south bay, the environment is tranquil but still close to some activities. Most of all, it's the people that made our weekend so memorable. The staff is warm and welcoming everywhere we went...

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Veronica S, I am so glad you followed the advice of others and experienced Bernardus Lodge and Spa for yourselves. General hospitality and exceptional service is at the heart of the Bernardus Lodge experience so thank you for appreciating our efforts. We would truly enjoy the opportunity to welcome you back to our oasis here in Carmel Valley. Warm...

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bernardus Lodge & Spa is our top choice for a relaxing and romantic getaway every time we are in the area. With family close by, we visit the area at least once a year and making a trip to Bernardus is a must. The lodge is simply gorgeous and relaxing...the staff is eager to welcome us back and there is...

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear CMRAB, Thank you for such a wonderful review. I am delighted our property is your top choice to relax for a romantic getaway. We have quite a few staff members who have been here for 10+ years to welcome repeat guests such as yourself. Thank you for your patronage and we will see you next year. Sincerely, Sean Damery...

Reviewed 15 December 2016

This was our first time at Bernardus and I can't wait to go back. The location is beautiful and convenient given we live in the South Bay. We were welcomed and taken care of from the moment we pulled in and checked in where we were given a glass of lovely wine from the vineyard. The room was absolutely gorgeous--decor,...

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Julia S, Thank you for choosing to spend your anniversary at Bernardus Lodge and Spa. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay from the moment you arrived. The glass of wine during your check is our way of making you feel welcome. I hope that you will start a tradition of spending many anniversaries with us each year. We...

Ocean View, Delaware
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

First, upon arrival they pour you a glass of wine while you sit down to check in. Upon arrival at your suite, the rooms have about every amenity know to exist. Bottle of wine, beer and soft drinks available for your in room pleasure. Snacks and chocolates to enjoy and all are included. The bathroom is spacious and has a...

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dearbobwineguy1, What a great subject line. Thank you so much! I really appreciate you taking the time to share your review of Bernardus Lodge and Spa. Chef Cal Stamenov’s farm to table cuisine is exquisite and it leaves the palate wanting more. I am happy we left a great first-time impression with you and good to know that this will...

Austin
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We stayed in one of two of the luxury suites (room 1). Could not have been nicer.... hot tub on the private patio, fireplace in the oversized room with a couch and sitting area, complimentary wine and mini-bar refreshments. Lovely, lovely property with beautiful grounds, excellent service, a lovely lobby and bar area and excellent food in the dining room....

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mel B, Thank you for your kind and thoughtful review of our resort. Glad to hear that you enjoyed our surroundings while also being able to relax, rejuvenate and reflect. I agree hiking at Pointe Lobos Nature Reserve is amazing and fortunately, not too far from our location. I hope you will return for another fantastic getaway soon. Warm...

Hollister, California
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This place is amazing. A beautiful, high-end venue in a beautiful location. Peaceful and tranquil. Gorgeous. Incredible rooms and facilities. The staff is extremely friendly, helpful and efficient. This is not the place to look if you're hunting for a bargain - but it is most definitely the place to look if you demand a quality venue, quality service, and...

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear peteraG252OM, Thank you for sharing your review of your stay at our property. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay from the majestic valley views to the peaceful Villa Suites to relax and enjoy each moment. We take pride in treating each and every one of our guest like royalty. Thank you for choosing to stay at Bernardus...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This was my second time at Bernardus and every time it gets better and better! The first time was a year ago with girlfriends and it was truly perfect. We utilized all the amenities and the spa and dining was also superb. This time I stayed with my family and the experience again was exceptional. Specifically we have an 18...

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear gretanfitzgerald, Thank you for your glowing review. I am delighted that you chose to join us again for another memorable stay and proud to read that Yvonne elevated your experience with her excellent service. I will be sure to share your comments with her. We enjoyed serving you and await your return to Bernardus Lodge and Spa. Sincerely, Sean...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Majestic, pastoral and artistic, there's no place like Carmel Valley. And there's no better way to tap into the small-town charms than at Bernardus Lodge & Spa-an indulgent 28-acre escape. Tucked away among rolling vineyards and gardens, Bernardus invites you to savor the intimacy of a boutique resort with an epicurean spirit and a soothing soul. Retreat to the warmth of an old friend's rustic-chic ranch estate, where high-touch service welcomes you home. Here's your chance to unplug, unwind and savor time well spent, whether it's pursuing a new interest or perfecting the art of basking in the warm Carmel Valley sun. Stroll our organic chef's garden and watch a true garden-to-table experience. Grab a gourmet basket and find a picnic-perfect spot with your partner. Share a glass of Pinot. Dabble in Carmel Valley's endless pursuits, all curated by our local staff for the ultimate insider's experience. Then sink into the cozy furnishings of a redesigned guestroom open to the outdoors. Relax, reflect, rejuvenate and breathe deep. Bernardus captures the magic of Carmel-and the memories that matter most. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bernardus Lodge & Spa

Address: 415 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9417
Region: United States > California > Carmel Valley
Price Range: $434 - $916 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Bernardus Lodge & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 73
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Also Known As:
Bernardus Hotel Carmel Valley
Bernardus Carmel Lodge Valley
Bernardus Lodge
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“Pick the upstairs room as they will not upgrade you even though the hotel is virtually empty”
 of 5 bubbles jhw0101, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Villas are amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles peteraG252OM, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Talk with the service member and they will advise you :-D”
 of 5 bubbles gretanfitzgerald, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 69, which had a beautiful view and was fairly private.”
 of 5 bubbles islandfix, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were on the second floor so looking out the windows, it was like being it a tree house, nothing to see but the foliage from the trees.”
 of 5 bubbles warpwr, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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