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Carmel Valley Ranch

#4 of 23 Hotels in Carmel
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One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923
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Yorba Linda, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

The entire resort is five star and first rate except for the restaurant, which has disappointed us for two years in a row. The food is OK, but it seems like they should ultimately be able to find to quality management to operate the restaurant. Not yet, but luckily, many fine restaurants are nearby.

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Cincinnati area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

This is a top flight property in a perfect location. During our July visit the weather at the site was sunny and pleasant. Only 10-15 miles away at Carmel-by-the-Sea on the coast it was foggy ond cold (highs in the 60's) every day. Just 10 miles further inland up the valley it was over 90 degrees most days. The food... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

“This 500-acre property is a do-it-yourself type of resort. The property itself (nestled in the Santa Lucia mountains) is hilly and pretty, there are fitness classes offered all day long, tennis courts, a basketball court, a lap pool and additional ‘sunning’ pool with Jacuzzi and 18-hole Pete Dye designed golf course. With kids, you’d be happy to have them off... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I won't be able to say enough good things about this resort and hotel. The rooms themselves are incredible. We stayed in a deluxe king room, which has a completely separate living room, with a hallway / bathroom leading back to the bedroom. The bedroom has a massive fireplace, with access to a very large deck overlooking the golf course.... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Carmel Valley Ranch is an outstanding resort that deserves all the accolades it receives from other reviewers. Following is some more specific information to help you decide whether it is the right place for you. CVR is a large resort spread out across a hillside overlooking a pretty valley. Since it is a 10 to 15 minute drive inland, it... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Whatever others have praised about the the setting, accommodations, the food, the service, and the amenities of the Carmel Valley Ranch, I second. But what I want to remark here are the Ranch's personnel. Of course, they were well trained and solicitous--some a bit too solicitous for my taste. That, however, is strictly a matter of taste. What I found... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

We spent a week at the Carmel Valley Ranch and everything was near perfect. The staff were extremely helpful, the room extremely comfortable, the food excellent, the pool area spacious, the golf course wonderful - no negatives at all.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Family with three boys under 10 - it has all we love: golf, bball, tennis, bocce, pool, spa, swings, and to top it off with s'mores every night. Rooms are big and they love the two fireplaces. It's great!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We had the chance to visit Carmel Valley Ranch over 4th of July weekend. What an awesome experience. The hotel is located in Carmel Valley amongst lavender fields and mountains. Although we didn't stay at the hotel, we visited the spa and The Lodge Restaurant. The spa was amazing and the food excellent. I can't wait to come back here... More 

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california
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Had an incredible getaway with two friends staying in a ranch Suite for two nights -we all wished we could have stayed longer. Our room was lovely and serene, with 2 doubles and a queen pullout in two large rooms, as well as a lovely deck off of the bedroom. We were greeted with a bottle of champagne and chocolate... More 

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