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Carmel Valley Ranch

4.0 of 5 One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel says it's for the young and young-at-heart, but if you're traveling with kids, stay somewhere else. We stayed for five days with two kids. We were planning to participate in some hotel activities, but we were mainly there to swim, eat good food and spend family time. Sounds simple, right? As soon as they told me at check... More

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MelanieCooke, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I must admit this one really hit home for me and I took it to heart. You see - I was a part of the opening team here at The Ranch and since 2009 have invested my love and time into creating what I believe is truly an enchanting and special place for families, couples,... More

Seattle
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family had such a lovely stay at Carmel Valley Ranch. We were totally taken aback by the vastness of the valley and the gorgeous views. Was so easy to relax and breathe in the fresh air. Our kids had a ball - the swimming pool and lawn games, and even the driving range. Lots of sweet little spots along... More

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MelanieCooke, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It made me smile as you touched on so many points that illustrate how much it is the 'little' things that make a stay so special! I am so very pleased we delivered that to you and have become a part of your families wonderful memories to treasure. Thank you again and we... More

Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for a meeting and was very impressed by the property! It is close to Carmel, yet feels very secluded and private. All the rooms are suites and would be great for couples or families. The food was fantastic and the service was also really good! I will be back!

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MelanieCooke, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us for your corporate event and it is fantastic to hear that you will be back! It is a true testament when that is posted, and thank you for taking the time to do that. Sincerely, Melanie Cooke, Manager More

San Francisco, California
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4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best experience in the Monterrey/Carmel area for familes - tons of activities, set in a real-world-class facility. Service and atmosphere top notch. Golf course is in spectacular shape, very playable for all skill levels; tennis and swim facility is excellent.

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MelanieCooke, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for noticing the many wonderful variety of activities we offer. You are right - it is a wonderful location and we are delighted you chose to stay with us. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Melanie Cooke, Manager More

Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary with three nights at Carmel Valley Ranch in mid-July. Our suite was a Santa Lucia Suite and overlooked the valley and vineyard-just lovely. We had a gas fireplace in the bedroom and beautiful porch to see the stars at night. There was a spacious living room with a large tv, small fridge... More

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MelanieCooke, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for allowing us to be a part of this special celebration in your lives. We hope to become a tradition and welcome you back again for many more anniversaries to come! Sincerely, Melanie Cooke, Manager More

San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Carmel Valley Ranch for 2 days to celebrate my daughter's birthday. Perfect place for a quick and relaxing getaway. Just 2 hours plus drive from San Francisco. The staff is wonderful - everyone was very friendly and helpful. My 4 year old granddaughter particularly liked the golf carts which take you to your room and the drivers... More

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MelanieCooke, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Jane. I love that your entire family found something to love about The Ranch. We are practically in your backyard as well - so we hope to welcome you back again and again! Sincerely, Melanie Cooke, Manager More

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carmel Valley Ranch was the perfect destination to ensure a swift wind down and switch off after 2 years of no break. It is unique in offering not just luxurious comfort in a stunning setting but also in its activities for play. A morning hike and a round of golf with finishing the day in the infinity pool chatting to... More

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MelanieCooke, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It is wonderful to hear we were able to give you exactly what you needed - nothing makes us happier. We agree - it is a special place - and thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Sincerely, Melanie Cooke, Manager More

Sydney
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just returned to the Carmel Valley Ranch for my second stay in only a few months and it won’t be long before I return again. On both occasions the resort superseded all expectations. The setting is absolutely breathtaking, the staff are so friendly and the locally sourced food is exquisite. Start the day with a sunrise hike –... More

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MelanieCooke, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Wow - what a wonderfully descriptive and amazing review! Thank you, thank you! I could just imagine myself soaking in the hot tub with a lovely rose... It is our pleasure to be able to offer you such an experience and we are delighted you will be back soon. Sincerely, Melanie Cooke, Manager More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entire experience from arrival to departure - exceptional!! From check-in to food and beverage to golf course to pool and spa was a 10 out of a 10.....The Hotel Staff is attentive to guest and goes the extra mile to ensure an exceptional Experience. Will definitely return - early and often!!

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MelanieCooke, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Tom. It is wonderful to hear your comments about the team and we appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We hope to welcome you and your family back soon. Sincerely, Melanie Cooke, Manager More

San Jose, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I may be a bit biased (I got married at CVR two years ago), but this is one of my favorite places of all time. It is a wonderful spot for everything from a weekend getaway to a family vacation spot. The rooms are spacious, clean and gorgeous (separate living space, bathroom AND bedroom!? yes please), and the amenities are... More

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MelanieCooke, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you Whitney - what a wonderful review and shout out for the resort! We love welcoming you back again and again and appreciate your continued support of the hotel. We hope to remain a big part of your memories over your lifetime and thank you for taking the time to share your love of this special place. Sincerely, Melanie... More

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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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Carmel Valley Ranch Hotel Carmel
Carmel Valley Hotel
Carmel Valley Resort

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