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Carmel Valley Ranch

#2 of 23 Hotels in Carmel
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One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Jose, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I could not have asked for a more perfect location for my sister's 30th birthday celebration! Staying at the ranch was such a treat, but WELL worth it! We stayed in a Hilltop Ranch Suite and were upgraded to a room with an even more fabulous view and a tub on the porch. What could be more relaxing than enjoying... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I and my daughter and her friend stayed here over spring break 2015 and we were not enamored with the hotel like we thought we would be. I had heard of this property for years and had always wanted to go. The property is huge which means you have to drive or get transport to places such... More 

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Pasadena, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a phenomenal place. The suites are spacious and appointed beautifully. We had a fireplace in both the living room and bedroom. You don't feel encroached upon by other rooms or even people walking by. The views, if you have one, are great, and even if you don't have a view you gaze out onto trees. Service is superb.... More 

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Groveland, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our second trip for our March 12th Anniversary and we will spend it here every year !! The grounds are beautiful and the Staff is Fabulous !!!!! Travis Wills "The Reservations Manager" goes over and above to make your stay the best ever !!!! I cannot say enough about Carmel Valley Ranch !!!

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hello, we had booked for 2 nights at the Carmel Valley Ranch for a Hilltop Ranch King Suite. We we entered the room we realized that we didn't had enough bed for our family. We complained to the front desk who confirmed that the room we reserved for was not available because "the previous people didn't want to leave the... More 

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

Thank you for your review and my sincere apologies that we left you with a disappointing experience. I know I speak for all of our team members, when I say our goal is to create memories that last a lifetime. This was obviously not your experience and for that, I am truly sorry. While we pride ourselves in having some... More 

Bellevue, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was my family's 2nd time at Carmel Valley Ranch and my first. My mom loved it the first time, so for her birthday this year, she wanted us to celebrate a couple nights there. The resort is well catered to families with young children. There are a nice range of activities for the kids which probably explains why we... More 

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

Thank you for your review and your feedback. I am deeply sorry that your visit to our Lodge Restaurant on your last day was such a huge disappointment and that it tarnished your great experience at The Ranch. We pride ourselves on our Garden to Table cuisine and strive to use only the freshest ingredients. The Ranch clearly fell short... More 

Gillingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stayed here two years ago and really liking everything about the resort we decided to revisit this week. Sadly our booking request had not been correctly translated so we could not have adjoining rooms for our 3 young girls and Mum and Dad - something check in staff thought was ok. Construction works limited othe available bungalows so night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

En route south on classic "drive Pacific Coast Highway" bucket list trip in mid March 2015 with my 14 year old son, we drove inland 6 short miles to Carmel Valley to stay here on the strength of Trip Advisor and other reviews. This is a fantastic resort. So tasteful, new, high-end, professionally-staffed in every area, and so beautiful. Room... More 

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San Francisco, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here with my spouse for a planned 2 night stay over Easter weekend after having a great experience at Carmel Valley Ranch for a corporate event. From the minute we pulled up to the gate and I received a friendly smile and "Welcome back" to the seamless and attentive check-in process, everything was top notch and my spouse... More 

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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is able to pull all the stress away. Not sure if it is the geography, the amenities or the staff, but I always feel transported to another world when we are there. Great for adults and my kids love it. The rooms are relaxing and comfortable, the property is expansive and fun to explore, and the family oriented... More 

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