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Thornhill, Canada
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

This resort is topnotch. Despite being topnotch in price, the atmosphere was surprisingly not snooty, nor obsequious. Beautiful grounds. Immaculate housekeeping. Attention to detail.Good restaurants. We did not take a tennis package so that we could TRULY relax but Marie arranged excellent match-ups, was knowledgeable and was eager to please. Overall at this resort the philosophy seems to be for... More 

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9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough about this resort. Headed down coast and stayed here our last night. Gorgeous casita! Over 1000 sq feet room with steam shower. Wonderful deck with hot tub. Tennis, spa, fitness classes and walking paths. Excellent top notch service. Beautiful grounds. Courteous and professional staff. Excellent food and restaurant ambiance. Can't say enough. In terms of value... We... More 

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United States
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Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough about the attentiveness of the staff here. Everyone from the maids, valet, front desk, wait staff/room service to the managers were incredible. We have stayed at quite a few high end hotels and Rancho Valencia sets the bar for service. The Olive Grove suites are beautiful and decorated to suit the environment. Spacious and luxurious ranch style.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

One of the best resorts i have ever stayed at. The resort has a very relaxed feel and and the staff are top notch. The room rate is expensive but they do not nickel and dime you once you are there. There is fresh squeezed orange juice every morning and a free minibar snacks. The fitness center is great with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

This is a phenomenal resort. The staff and the attention to detail is outstanding. The spa is terrific and the amenities and surroundings are unbelievable. Highly recommend. I would certainly return here. Close to great golf as well.

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Del Mar, California
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Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Rancho Valencia is a wonderful spot to get away. You feel like you're even more remote than you are. The spa facilities are beautiful with superior service providers. The workout facilities and classes are top notch. The service is truly exceptional in all areas. The restaurants have excellent farm to table cuisine. If you are coming on a holiday weekend... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful. Refined but still casual. Extremely well maintained. Gorgeous spa and great work out facility. Great food. Hope to return some time soon. Not particularly close to other interesting attractions, but I did not want to leave anyway.

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Reviewed 15 February 2016

Just returned home from 3 glorious days at Rancho Valencia to celebrate a milestone bday with the girls. The resort itself was immaculate, the food superb and the service exceptional. Loved the spa and fitness facilities - lots of classes to choose from so there was something for everyone. I would definitely return.

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Anaheim, California
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200 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2016

Rancho Valencia is a few miles east of Del Mar in a rural horse country and it is like getting away form the city. Very country and with a feeling of getting away. The rooms are set apart so you do not have a hotel feel. You go through a gate and they send your arrival to reception so they... More 

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Dundas, Ontario
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Reviewed 13 February 2016

Rancho Valencia understands well the value of exceptional service. When you combine this with an incredible property and spectacular rooms, you have a luxury resort that is well worth the price of admission. We selected RV based on their ranking on Tennis Resorts Online (and of course the rave reviews on TripAdvisor), as a couple that loves tennis vacation destinations.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Veladora
Veladora
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean, Contemporary
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Rancho Valencia

Address: 5921 Valencia Circle, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Region: United States > California > Rancho Santa Fe
Price Range: $706 - $1,571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Rancho Valencia 5*
Number of rooms: 49
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“Olive grove rooms have an outdoor jacuzzi and automated toilet...otherwise no difference between Agave rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles O5134FSstephanies, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Enjoy yourself, the suites are amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles I3961PJamyb, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upgrade to the suite. If you're playing lots of tennis, you'll need the spa to relax at the end of the day!”
 of 5 bubbles CourtneyHC, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you can swing it, get a Valencia Suite, which has a private outdoor jacuzzi.”
 of 5 bubbles sandlerj, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Valencia Suite , their biggest one , but the best and most comfortable”
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  • Valencia Suite patio Fireplace
  • From Bedroom to patio
  • Complimentary Fresh OJ every morning by the front door from their Groves
  • Valencia Suite private Patio
  • Valencia Suite Dining and Kitchenette area
  • Valencia Suite living Room
 of 5 bubbles PabsKuch, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
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