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Carmel Valley Ranch

Booking.comUS$450*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Mountain View, California
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Was here last year about the same time. It was a great experience like last time despite that one of the days got rained out. On the day it got rained out, my wife and I just stayed in and enjoyed the view and the fireplace (we have two fireplaces). I ordered a lobster pizza for room service. Unfortunately they...

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

Dear catsladder, Thank you for choosing Carmel Valley Ranch, and for sharing your thorough review with fellow travelers! I am so glad to read that you explored so much of our 500 acre playground during your stay! With our hiking trails on property, the Hilltop Corral, the River Ranch area, and our beautiful Pete Dye designed golf course all available...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Nothing could compare more to this place! I wished we stayed longer! From the excellent room with beautiful views to the fine dining at the Valley Kitchen, the wine and Spa treatments just made it all unforgettable. It was just perfect!

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

Dear Francesca, Thank you very much for choosing Carmel Valley Ranch as your recent getaway destination, and for sharing your kind review with fellow travelers. It's wonderful to read that you enjoyed your experience at the Valley Kitchen and at the Spa Aiyana! We hope to welcome you back in the future for a longer stay, so you can enjoy...

Pacifica, California
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Carmel Valley Ranch was such an impeccable escape to sanity with family! A newly found gem in Carmel Valley .... it boasts with such incredible scenery and very attentive service, away from the hustle and bustle of the city! It was certainly worth the drive! This is my fave! If you enjoy being with family or loved ones and want...

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Dear Firenze2015, Thank you for your kind review of our 500 acre playground! We are so glad to read that you enjoyed your escape from the city, and fully indulged in all The Ranch has to offer! Thank you again for sharing your experience with fellow travelers! We look forward to welcoming you back to The Ranch in the future!...

Sf Bay Area
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Spent 3 nights here in December 2015 for an employer sponsored event. Overall, it was fine, but hardly amazing. The state of my room wasn't anything to brag about. The fireplace in my room worked for 30 minutes when I first arrived, and then never again. The box of tissues in the bathroom had just 2 tissues left in it...

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

Dear netllama, Thank you for your recent stay, and for taking the time to share your feedback with fellow travelers. I want to offer my sincerest apologies on behalf of the entire Carmel Valley Ranch team for the issues you experienced with your suite. We know that the details matter, and the issues you faced with your suite will be...

Reviewed 16 December 2015

Immediately as we pulled up, Jason (Bell Hop), greeted us by our car, and gave us direction where to go to check in. He was so polite and nice. We entered into the main area and the young woman at the desk immediately greeted us, and knew who we were. Alexis was so nice and the ambiance was delightful. It...

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

Dear JaxJ317, Thank you so much for sharing your experience and kind compliments with fellow travelers. We are truly honored by your review! We are very happy to read that you enjoyed so much of what Carmel Valley Ranch has to offer including our wonderful Valley Kitchen Restaurant, our Swing wines, our very own Carmel Valley Ranch honey, and the...

Cortez, Colorado
Reviewed 16 December 2015

From the time I arrived at the gate to receive my pass, to the day I left, I could have not been treated any better or made feel more welcome. I didn't get the name of the guy at the gate but he expressed a great welcoming to the Resort. When I arrived at the main Lodge I was greeted...

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

Dear Jeahart1941, Thank you so much for staying at Carmel Valley Ranch, and for taking the time to share your experience with fellow travelers. It is wonderful to read that you had such a fantastic stay at The Ranch! I am so happy to see that our team made you feel so special and treated you like a queen! We...

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Our visit was superb! Jason was very attentive and helpful upon our arrival as well as taking us to our villa and explaining how to operate all things. Alexis greeted us at the door upon check and was very thorough. Our villa was spectacular and we loved the added touches waiting for us. Dinner was off the charts wonderful and...

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Thank you so much for choosing Carmel Valley Ranch, and for sharing your experience with fellow travelers. We are absolutely thrilled that you had such a fantastic stay! We truly believe that it's the team of Carmel Valley Ranch that sets our resort apart from the rest, and I am so glad that you agree! Thank you again for your...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 15 December 2015

What a beautiful property with neat accomodations who cater to families and pets. The staff from every angle is. Orderliness rude. I stayed for. Long weekend and not once did the valet ever greet us... Just stood behind the counter and starred. No help offered from the bellman. ( keep in mind, your 30 dollar resort fees include tipping) so,...

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

Dear Sara, Thank you for staying at Carmel Valley Ranch recently with your family, and for taking the time to share your experience with fellow travelers. We are truly honored by your compliments about the property. I am very happy to read that you enjoyed the resort and how family friendly Carmel Valley Ranch is. I am terribly sorry to...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

I give this place 5+ stars for facilities and a solid 3 stars for service. The grounds are gorgeous. The rooms are spacious and impeccably decorated. Complimentary wine, snacks, water, fruit in the room! Beautiful landscaping everywhere the eye can see, and a giant infinity hot tub! But the service is sorely lacking. Front desk people have no idea what...

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

Dear Biblio, Thank you very much for choosing Carmel Valley Ranch for your recent getaway. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed so much of your experience at The Ranch. I am happy to read that you thought so highly of the grounds, our spacious suites, and that you enjoyed our beautiful infinity hot tub. I want to offer my...

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Room and view was awesome. However, the doors of all the rooms around us slammed very easy and made for a lot of noise. Overall the hotel and grounds are in great condition, very clean, staff was amazing. Definitely going to cost a pretty penny though.

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Dear Codi, Thank you for choosing Carmel Valley Ranch, and for taking the time to share your feedback with fellow travelers. We are so glad that you enjoyed the resort grounds, and we are so appreciative of your kind compliments about our team. Thank you for also providing your feedback about the noise you experienced near your suite during your...

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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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • 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: $639 - $1,352 (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 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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