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Carmel Valley Ranch

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Temecula, California
Reviewed 22 May 2015

We spent last weekend in Carmel Valley Ranch with friends and enjoyed the quiet nature of the location but also the beauty of the rooms and resort. We ate there, hiked there, swam there, golfed there and loved every minute of it. The country setting is a great change of pace and location is so close to Monterey and Carmel...

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Clovis, California
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Carmel Valley Ranch is located in the foothills about Carmel Valley and nearly all rooms have excellent views of the valley or the golf course. Each bungalow is nicely appointed and most are two-room suites. Wifi is included in the mandatory resort fee but the biggest knock on this hotel is that it is way over-priced. Three nights was over...

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2Thank PstarTraveler
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Carmel Valley Ranch is breathtaking all around. The resort, the pool, the hot tub, the golf course, the hiking, the garden, the wildlife, etc are one of a kind but what separates it from other places is the service levels. Every single employees is so accommodating. you can tell its a big part of the culture from the top down...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

We decided to take a last minute baby-moon. The front desk was kind enough to upgrade us to a beautiful room with an amazing view. Everything is so relaxing and peaceful. Our only critic is the restaurant on the property. The food is just ok. We wanted to enjoy the property and not go anywhere for dinner or breakfast. We...

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Reviewed 8 May 2015

We had a quick weekend get away to the Carmel Valley Ranch. Every employee we encountered was more than friendly and willing to go out of their way to make our trip special. Our room was better than we could have imagined with all the bells and whistles! Hopefully we will be returning to the Monterey area soon and when...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Best vacation ever: while my girlfriend attended a paint workshop, our husbands played golf at the ranch and i played tennis all day. The tennis director responded immediately via phone and email with all the tennis opportunities before my arrival. He sets the tone for the entire facility being friendly, professional and extremely knowledgeable. He was on the court all...

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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 5 May 2015

This place is the nicest place I've ever stayed (and I've stayed in alot of hotels). It really is like being in heaven. I did not want to leave. It's a very unique hotel, with excellent staff. The place was so quiet and peaceful, but with so much to do. I would like to come back and stay longer. Be...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 May 2015

This place is absolutely stunning! Just about as close to paradise as you'll get! The staff is so welcoming and accommodating, the food is fabulous (Chef Tim is amazing), and grounds look like something out of a movie... I was so sad to leave, and can't wait to return later this year... Truly Paradise. Thanks so much Travis, Kevin, and...

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San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

The Carmel Valley Ranch is perfect for people looking for a full-service resort experience. We stay here somewhat often and are always impressed by the friendly, professional, unpretentious service. We bring our little dog and he is always treated like an honored guest (they will give you a doggie bed and bowl at check in), and he is allowed in...

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Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

Can't say enough about how great our stay was. Our suite was perfect and the in room patio tub made my girlfriend so very happy. The views and atmosphere were amazing. A great place to come and unwind. The children free pool and hot tub were definitely a highlight (there is a family pool and activity area for those that...

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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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  • 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 

Additional Information about Carmel Valley Ranch

Address: One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923-8579
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $558 - $1,068 (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 Business Hotel in Carmel
#1 Luxury Hotel in Carmel
#2 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#6 Family Hotel in Carmel
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