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Carmel Valley Ranch

#3 of 23 Hotels in Carmel
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One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We have stayed here three times. We really look forward to the relaxing feel. It's a great way to slow down, enjoy the outdoors and get refreshed. The rooms are quiet and expertly furnished. We love the decks, trails, seeing the turkeys and other animals roam the property, the swings, the pool, bocce ball, tennis courts,, S'mores firepit, etc.. During... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Carmel Valley Ranch is an amazing property! Our family enjoyed every minute of our vacation. This vacation created so memories that will last a lifetime. My two kids are already talking about going back. We participated in the BEE EXPERIENCE and HORSEBACK RIDING which I highly recommend. Each staff member that I came across had smiles on their faces and... More 

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Aromas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Carmel Valley Ranch delivered! We were surprised immediately with celebration champagne in our upgraded suite and had the most amazing couples massage after a complimentary guided hike to breathtaking views!!

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Oakland, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Carmel Valley Ranch is in a beautiful setting in the Carmel Valley. The weather in the Valley is much better than in downtown Carmel or Monterey as it is inland and thus much warmer and much less fog. We had a very large suite consisting of a large living room, well equipped with flat screen TV, fireplace and mini bar/refrigerator,... More 

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San Mateo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Decided to do a mid-week getaway for my boyfriend's birthday down to Carmel Valley Ranch. Figured, it would be a nice change from the usual Napa/Sonoma getaway. I pondered Carmel Valley Ranch for weeks before I decided to pony up the money to just book it. Overall, while I would go back, I'm not sure I would pay what I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place started off strong but seemed to taper off during our visit. Maybe it was the $34.50 they wanted to charge us to use their tennis courts (that includes $4.50 for tennis balls) or the $4 they charged for suntan lotion at the pool or the fact that nearly EVERYTHING seemed to have an uncharge even though we were... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent visit to our 500 acre playground. It sounds like you very much enjoyed our signature activities. We have a broad range of offerings and quite a few of them are free of charge. Our activities make The Ranch the special place it is and to offer this wide variety,some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is not our first time staying at Carmel Valley Ranch and it won't be our last. What a fantastic resort! The staff here is the best, so kind and always willing to go the extra mile to make their guests experience the best. The pool is so fun for our little ones and we were able to get in... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went there as a party of six to celebrate our anniversary. Room rates are high and we expected quality. But we did not get it. When we ordered lunch at pool restaurant, we were told it would be a 40 minute delay. "We're understaffed." Dinner was great but the next morning, breakfast was a disaster! Took an hour to... More 

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

Thank you for your insights. We are terribly sorry to learn of the challenges that you experienced during breakfast but are happy to hear that you enjoyed dinner in our Valley Kitchen Restaurant. What is most difficult for us to learn is that we failed to make you feel special. While many resorts boast beautiful grounds, etc. it's the people... More 

Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The property is beautiful. Brings you back to nature with fresh honey and lavender. I had the best spa experience of my life. My treatment was so amazing and Patty in the spa made me feel special too. This place will be on my to do again list

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Carmel Valley Ranch earlier this year. The suite was so spacious but cozy with my in room fire place. I was able to visit the Aiyana spa and had the an amazing experience there as well. Dinner at the restaurant was spot on and the icing on the cake was fireside s'mores! I travel quite a bit,... More 

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