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Bernardus Lodge

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   415 West Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Woodland, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed at what was a beautiful and special hotel property in the past, and just returned a few days ago. The property is a mess now, with outdated rooms, horrible dining at the casual restaurant for dinner and grounds that have not been cared for in a long time. The fountain was full of green slimmy water and... More

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bilbao, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent property - worth going there for a rest or a gastronomic/wine experience... room was amazing and service great.. we also enjoyed the cozy swimming pool, the great spa and the Bocce/croquet grounds.. must spend a couple of days there. We only stayed for a day and we regretted it..

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Tom G, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for letting us know you enjoyed your visit. This time of year brings many families to our area - and we enjoy knowing that youngsters also have fun at Bernardus. Swimming, tennis, croquet or bocce - family fun in summer is what it's all about. Thank you for visiting with us - we hope to see you again... More

Neuburg, Germany
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Carmel valley irs very nice location without the fog you have in sumer in Carmel. The Bernardus Lodge location in the vineyards is beautiful. The hotel itself needs a big renovation and need more personal service. Maybe a change in owners doused the problems. The rooms are outdated, the service needs more manpower, the main restaurant is closed half the... More

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Tom G, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments very much. We are in the final planning stages of a major renovation at Bernardus, with a complete remodeling of guest rooms, restaurants, public areas, banquet and meeting space, pool area and landscaping. Noble House Hotels will oversee the re-creation of this beautiful destination, and we hope to have the project completed by early spring of... More

San Francisco, CA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Bernardus Lodge for a long weekend in August. Off the bat, I'll deduct -.5 stars for charging a resort fee and -.5 stars for charging me $7 for an iced tea, and I'll give +.5 stars of extra credit for allowing dogs (albeit with a $100 fee). Our room was fine, but not really commensurate with... More

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Tom G, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at Bernardus Lodge & Spa. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed the ambience and culinary features of our resort. A very complete renovation is in store for us - with completion in early spring. We hope you will return to see the wonderful improvements and amenities that will be offered at that time. Thank... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely low key 5 star met all expectations. Welcome staff sat us down in the 'living room' after our drive down from San Francisco airport, offered us a glass of wine, explained their resort and then walked us to our room. We enjoyed dinner at the casual restaurant. Back to the quiet room for a good nights rest. We ordered... More

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Tom G, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge, responded to this review

We are so delighted in reading the title of your review. REALLY RELAXING is exactly our goal for each and every guest. Besides having a terrific "Wine Country" ambience, we try to make guest visits to Bernardus relaxing by providing intuitive service - so they can enjoy themselves without any distractions. Thank you again for your compliments - we look... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great setting, but noble house is still working out the kinks. Great restaurants and perfect for families. Dated gym - very dated. Terrific spa, lovely wine tasting nearby and great pool/lounge area fir families and kids.

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Tom G, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge, responded to this review

I thank you for your review and am certainly glad to hear that your family had an enjoyable visit with us. We are in the midst of finalizing plans for a very complete "refreshment" to every aspect of our resort. Guest rooms, restaurants, public areas, banquet rooms - all will have special renovation with completion anticipated in early spring. Thank... More

New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply the nicest hotel I've ever stayed at! Our room was a full suite, complete with gas fireplace and soaking tub. We were offered a glass of house made wine upon check-in, and the bottle of wine, sodas, water, fruit and snacks were all free. There was both a coffee maker as well as a tea kettle. The room was... More

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Tom G, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge, responded to this review

We were very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our countryside location in Carmel Valley. We are in fact a "destination" within the destination of Monterey County. Many guests arrive for a few days and never leave the property (Spa, swimming, croquet or tennis on site). Other guests enjoy the sunshine we have in the valley, but plan day trips... More

Sunnyvale, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is fantastic. The rooms: The rooms are really suites and are amazing. Spacious, high end bedding and decor, extremely clean, well appointed and detail oriented. Nice patio space for even more square footage is great. Even the restroom area is decadent with a whirlpool tub, huge shower and large general restroom area. Well done even down to the... More

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Tom G, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed all the options for relaxing at Bernardus Lodge & Spa. Being in Carmel Valley, our ambience sets the tone for a peaceful visit - but with lots to do right on property. We look forward to welcoming you back to Bernardus in the near future. Tom Glidden General Manager More

South Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

OMG!!! This was a slice of heaven. We checked in for several nights and enjoyed every waking and sleeping moment. I don't think that there was one flaw I could mention; other than our visit had to end! Our room was very comfortable and tastefully decorated( several carpet flaws-minor stains) a king bed with a very comfortable mattress, a gas... More

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Tom G, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for sharing your enjoyment while visiting with us at Bernardus. We like to share these compliments with our staff - they enjoy knowing that their services are appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back to Carmel Valley and Bernarus Lodge & Spa. Best regards, Tom Glidden General Manager More

Munich, Germany
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bernardus is a Leading Hotel of the World and that is true. We had a room with our own outside jacuzzi with the view in the wine hills and mountains. It was magnificent. The restaurant Marinus is excellent serving local ecological food. The spa is also very good with very professional massages. This is a wonderful place to relax with... More

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Tom G, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge, responded to this review

Your comments about your visit are most appreciated. When you find yourself traveling to the US again, we'd be honored to welcome you back. Bon Voyage on your return trip home. Tom Glidden General Manager. More

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Address: 415 West Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
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Location: United States > California > Carmel Valley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Bernardus Lodge 4*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Lodge is widely recognized as one of the top winemaking estates in California. Founded by celebrated winemaker Bernardus Pon, the Lodge resembles a classic European country inn, with 57 suites, a luxurious spa, award-winning restaurant and the Bernardus Winery and Vineyard. For a relaxing getaway, an off-site retreat, or romantic wedding, discover why Bernardus has become the luxurious heart of Carmel Valley. ... more   less 
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