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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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    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We checked into the Ranch for a much needed 3 x night 4 x day family mini break. Our family loves to swim! Unfortunately we were really sad to be excluded from the main resort pool ( adult only ) and the new lap pool ( adult only ) The only place we could be poolside together was, in comparison,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We first visited Carmel Valley Ranch over 10 years ago, when it felt like a very well kept secret. This was our third visit and it increasingly feels that the secret is well and truly out. There is a much higher level of corporate activity at a place that previously seemed reserved for people who wanted a quiet, very comfortable... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were only here for one night, but would have loved to have stayed for a week (if time and money were no object). Fantastic "nothing is a problem" service. Stunning surroundings & room. Great kids pool area. Get driven everywhere you want to go around the property. Great restaurant. The only downside: it's really expensive - but you get... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visiting CVR in July of 2014. Beautiful property, lovely accommodations, great food. The kids loved the pool, tennis, sport court. We did a horseback trail ride and bee keeping which was super fun. Incredible sunsets from restaurant. Highly recommend. Looking forward to returning!

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Oxnard, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent one night at Valley Ranch and loved it. My husband and I were celebrating our 10 year anniversary and my birthday. Our room was beautiful and we had an outdoor tub on our deck...It was enchanting. The staff was friendly and helpful . Front desk remembered we mentioned our anniversary and sent champagne to our room with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we were greeted at reception, my husband and I were very impressed by the pleasant and helpful staff. We felt comfortable instantly and wished we were going to be staying for longer than 2 nights! We ate dinner at The Lodge our first evening and both our dinners and the wine were superb. We also enjoyed the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent 2 nights at the Carmel Valley Ranch on our trip up the PCH. It was nice. The service was good and everyone was so very nice. We had one dinner that was pretty good. The room was very large and had a nice view but honestly it felt like the entire place could use a... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort was exactly what the doctor ordered! My husband and I were in dire need of some R&R and this place provided it! We had a suite in the section built in 2014. The bed looked directly over the valley - the 2 sided fireplace with a swing in front was awesome. Loved being able to have a fire... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hadn't been since the 90's but went in the spring and what a fantastic renovation! They've added a new adult only pool/spa area, large gym, fitness room with free classes. The rooms were completely redone as well. The views from the clubhouse are fantastic while sitting on the deck enjoying a glass of wine. 6 hard courts and 3 clay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On our way down the California coast we stopped at the Carmel Valley Ranch for two nights. Our room was beautiful and spacious, with 2 large fireplaces, a wraparound terrace and fantastic views of the valley. It was about a 20-25 minute drive to Carmel and the 17 Mile Drive. We spent most of our time outside of the hotel... More 

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