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Carmel Valley Ranch

4.0 of 5 One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Located a few miles off of Carmel by the Sea, the ranch has just about everything you (or anyone in your family) could possibly need to relax or unwind. Golf, hiking, spa, swimming, tennis, basketball courts, restaurants, workout facilities. But the ranch doesn't stop there, and offers some incredibly unique activities that you simply cannot find anywhere else. It's easy... More

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Ft Myers
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We only spent one night and came away wishing we had spent at least three nights there. This beautiful resort is located a few miles out of Carmel by the Sea. Our suite included a large living room area with a desk, large bathroom with soaking tub and shower, large bedroom with fireplace and a large balcony. We dined in... More

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Arlington, Virginia
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Carmel Valley Ranch during our road trip up the PCH. The property is beautiful and the service was excellent. The ranch includes activities for kids, multiple workout rooms, hikes, restaurants, multiple pools and even s'mores around a fire pit in the evening. The hotel provides a schedule of the many activities upon check-in and we wished... More

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Hong Kong Region, China
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very relaxing. The Carmel Valley Ranch was a little oasis. I consider myself picky and the Carmel Valley Ranch left a very good taste in my mouth! We did the horse back riding, SO FUN! Perfect length and accommodating to my husband who had never rode a horse. We will be back! The food was yummy, worth making dinner reservations!

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived here after leaving San Francisco, arriving by car driving down the Pacific Coast. Carmel Valley is stunning, this is a beautiful part of California. We were a little tired and yet were made to feel very welcome by the incredibly friendly team. We had booked in for a Couples Massage which I would highly recommend. The Spa facilities... More

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
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6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed over a three day weekend for my wife's birthday. We were met at the front and walked through the facilities. Stayed in the Hilltop Ranch King Suite with a beautiful view. Every meal, breakfast, lunch and dinner was excellent. Enjoyed the couples massage on the first day and had to schedule again for the following day. Easy, comfortable, and... More

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Exceptionally well organised, with friendly, knowledgable staff, The Carmel Valley Ranch knows it's stuff. From the moment we checked in, after a disappointing stay at the Hyatt Highland Carmel we knew our luck had changed. We were treated like guests, not an inconvenience and the ranch's amenities and facilities were explained to us in enough detail to inform, yet not... More

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped at the Carmel Valley Ranch as part of a road trip I was doing around the southwest USA. I arrived on the back of a very long drive up the Pacific Coast Highway, which while enjoyable, left me in desperate need of some R&R. By luck rather than planning my overnight stopover was at the Carmel Valley Ranch... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for several days in October 2013. We took short hikes and when put on bee suits and learned about the bees. We spent a lot of time outside the ranch going to Carmel and Monterey. The ranch and the area are beautiful. The hotel is top notch. I especially liked the breakfast

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning escape... Loved every minute. Gorgeous lodges, amazing spa treatments and delicious food and drink in some of the most beautiful countryside we have ever experienced. A special treat... Enjoy!

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Address: One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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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