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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
    5 of 5 stars
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Carmel Valley Ranch for 4 nights during a work conference. During the stay I was able to take in a round of golf on what is one of the most picturesque courses I have every played. Not a long course, but one which demands accuracy. All the staff at the Clubhouse were really excellent and I was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Ranch is a perfect place to stay in the Carmel area. A wide range of activities are nearby: hiking in Big Sur, driving through Pebble Beach, visiting Carmel by the Sea and Monterey. The Ranch itself is luxurious yet understated, cozy, natural, and comfortable. It is great for families and very dog friendly! We hope to return but being... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful property - very relaxing. There is lots to do when staying here including just laying at the relaxing pool. I need to bring my golf clubs next time I am there as the course looked amazing. Definitely coming back!

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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a frequent visitor to The CVR, I count the moments until I can return!! Once you have been there, a piece of it never leaves you, not the smells not the sights or the sounds. It is all encompassing with everything you could want. The rooms are warm and welcoming, when you wake up you will see the morning... More 

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Carmel, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our fourth year in a row staying at Carmel Valley Ranch. My family and I have found a tradition that we hope to continue until the kids go to college. Our favorites are dinner at the Lodge then desserts (s'mores) at the fire pit where the staff provides generous supplies of marshmallows, giant Hershey bars and graham crackers... More 

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Los Altos, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived and were greeted by Ryan. He was exceptional . We were taken to a suite that did not have a great view. We really wanted a private big view suite. We were changed to #252 and it was absolutely fabulous.! We took hikes on the trails up the mountain and it was so beautiful. There are horses to... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed at the Ranch for our anniversary celebration. The view from our suite was absolutely breath taking, featuring the vast hillside quilted with a fine combination of natural beauty and resort amenities (vineyard, golf course, lavender garden, etc.). A walk of the property encourages a sense of calm and relaxation, in conjunction with exploration and... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our expectations were high when we arrived here, and they have been more than exceeded! We had heard that many VIP's stay here and now we know why. This is alternative luxury at its finest. Less than 10 minutes from downtown Carmel, you have the best of many worlds colliding. You have a very European Tuscan like setting that boasts... More 

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San Francisco
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Carmel Valley Ranch has been on my list of places to stay for a few years, so I was excited when we decided to spend a long weekend here with our toddler son. We enjoyed the property, the family-focused vibe, the friendly staff, although it is pricey and could improve in a few areas to be completely worth the cost.... More 

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San Jose
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

If you are a local or from far away, this hotel is worth a visit. It is great if you just want to take a break from your "everyday life". The rooms/cottages are great, especially if you are traveling with your kids. The restaurant was nice too, the servers take a lot of pride in what they were doing, and... More 

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