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Bernardus Lodge & Spa

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415 West Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We made our way down to Carmel from SF and stayed at the Bernardus for one night on a weekend (Fri-Sat) before moving on to another property in Big Sur. Carmel Valley is gorgeous and the drive to the property in the surrounding mountain roads in the evening was beautiful. The property itself has a welcoming gated entrance; upon arrival... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff at this beautiful property all offered impeccable service. The restaurant was lovely, as was the pool. Centrally located, only 15 minutes from downtown Carmel. Very pet friendly. Wineries two minutes away. All in all a great spot!

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Napa Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bernardus was recommended to us and we are not disappointed. The resort was very nice, accommodations were what we expected, though next time I would not select a room facing the courts. The Restaurant was amazing, fresh food from the gardens. Would return again!

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear KevinDDenton, Thank you so much following a recommendation to stay at Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for posting such a kind review. Whether it’s an estate wine, pure relaxation or culinary bounty at Lucia Restaurant & Bar, we strive to provide our guests an authentic wine country experience. Carmel Valley awaits your return… Best Regards, Sean Damery Vice President... More 

London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to finish, what an exquisite place to stay. Kid friendly, little touches like glass of wine and fruit when checking in, sun screen by the pool , drinks and food package in the room with little luxuries , such friendly staff. Understated luxury throughout and no issues whether you want to dress up or down. Wedding took place... More 

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear LindaCarling18, Thank you so much for staying at Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for posting such a thoughtful and detailed review. Your compliments of our check-in experience, guest rooms and dining experiences are very generous. Of course, a trip to Carmel Valley would not be complete without enjoying the sunshine – thank you for mentioning our complimentary tennis, yoga,... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from a 5 day stay and were very pleased and would return. It was our anniversary and we wanted somewhere smaller, romantic, quiet, and luxurious - Bernardus was all of those things. We had a 2nd story room in the back (I requested somewhere quiet - and it was). Even though the resort was full the place... More 

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Chicagotraveler18, Thank you so much for staying at Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for posting such a generous review. At its heart, Bernardus Lodge & Spa is a romantic hotel, where life slows to a relaxed rhythm – thank you for choosing us for your anniversary celebration. I am glad you and your husband found the peace and serenity... More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bernardus is incredible. From the moment we arrived and were warmly greeted at valet, we knew we were in for 3 days of paradise. There are so many special touches that make The Bernardus phenomenal and untypical. Being offered wine or lemonade at check-in; being personally escorted to one's room, where gorgeous cheeses and berries wait; having a quiet,... More 

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Linda L, This review is incredible – thank you so much for visiting Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for sharing such detailed feedback. You were truly honored to play a part in your son’s wedding weekend. Our Rose Garden is the ideal location to enjoy our famed climate and views of the Santa Lucia mountains. I am so glad... More 

Carmel
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere and the service is wonderful. Relaxing place to go. I will say the new décor is eclectic at best. Some parts is just wonderful and then these crystal chandeliers hanging around are just odd and don't seem to go with the surroundings. Oh well, it doesn't make the experience negative.

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Carmeljill, Thank you for visiting Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for posting this review. I am grateful for your kind compliments of our atmosphere and service. There is a unique, charming character to this area that is unrivaled – but I am especially proud of the service we provide here. From Carmel, it gorgeous drive down Carmel Valley Road... More 

San Francisco, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a weekend trip to Carmel Valley for our anniversary, which also happens to be Memorial Weekend. We actually prefer Carmel Valley to Carmel itself because of the better weather, the wine tasting rooms and the incredible hiking in Garland Regional Park which is a total hidden gem. Also, there's just less of a touristy vibe. We decided to... More 

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Robert P., Thank you so much for choosing Bernardus Lodge & Spa for your anniversary celebration. I appreciate you taking the time to share such detailed feedback on your stay. I agree that Carmel Valley’s unique vibrancy and seemingly endless sunshine sets it apart from Carmel-by-the-Sea. I am thrilled that you enjoyed celebrating your special occasion with us. Bernardus... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just even looking at the pictures of the rooms, makes me long for the time we spent at the Bernardus Lodge. Absolutely A+++. Our arrival was easy and the glass of sauvignon blanc just made it that much easier. Room was away from the pool/garden which meant calm and quiet rather than noise. Room was amazing. Beautiful decor, elegant, loved... More 

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Rane84, Thank you so much for visiting Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for posting such a detailed review. I am thrilled that you were able to relax, reflect, rejuvenate and breathe deep – and enjoy our services and amenities. Your rating of an “A+++” is very generous, thank you. Now that you have discovered us, I hope you will... More 

san francisco
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the luxurious appointments, the balcony, comfortable beds, warm staff and the bar! Our last night we sat in the bar for dinner and that was one of my favorite spots for dinner. If you're looking for luxury, a chance to get away from it all and just relax in a gorgeous environment, this is the place!

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Joanneweir, Thank you so much for returning to Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for posting such a complimentary review. With rustic ranch chic décor, an indoor/outdoor and a menu of craft cocktail specialties — of all Carmel Valley bars, Lucia is the place to see and be seen. Our bartenders Gabe and Taylor are cocktail artisans who take their... More 

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