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Bernardus Lodge & Spa

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415 West Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
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Richmond, Virginia
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48 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is pricey, but it is the very best. The quality of the room, the appointments in the room, the view from the room, are all top quality. From the spacious room with a gas fireplace, to the deck overlooking the pool, to the large bathroom with jacuzzi and separate shower, we thoroughly enjoyed it. At check-in we were... More 

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Salinas
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have the opportunity to visit and the money to spend....Bernardus Lodge is a great place to spend some time. Carmel Valley is quaint and offers dining options and wine tasting within a 10 minute drive from the property. Recently renovated and they are currently adding more rooms....it is a gem on the Central Coast!

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

Dear Pam R, Thank you for so much for posting your kind recommendations of Bernardus Lodge & Spa. I agree that Carmel Valley Village is incredibly charming. Now with over 20 boutique tasting rooms, the small town provides an authentic wine country experience. We are fortunate to be just down the road, tucked behind several acres of vineyards growing chardonnay... More 

Santa Barbara, California
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110 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have not stayed here since the remodel. Been here several times before and always wondered what justified the rates other than being in the Carmel area. The remodel is nice, the common areas are better and brighter but the room remodel is just average. Seems like they didn't do much in the bathrooms, glad they finally upgraded the televisions,... More 

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Doha,qatar
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were supposed to stay only one night but couldn't get enough with this amazing place. Everything was just perfect. With their special attention from a glass of good wine on arrival to complementary mini bar with free delicious goodies and when it was time to leave ,our car was ready by the front door with water botlle for the... More 

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

Dear JujuDoha_qatar, Thank you so much for staying at Bernardus Lodge & Spa. Your feedback is incredibly generous and speaks directly to the heart of the Bernardus experience. We pride ourselves on providing a well curated and detailed stay, so that our guests can truly relax and escape from the bustle of life. I am thrilled to read how thoroughly... More 

Turlock, California
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51 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property is a vacation spot! The rooms are a wonderful relaxing retreat! Spacious and excellently appointed. Bed's are very comfortable, you can request feather or foam pillows, and they actually put the correct type in your room! Rooms are quite, you do not hear the room above or on the sides! Room has french doors with a patio complete... More 

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

Dear Carol V., What an excellent title! Thank you so much for staying at Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for sharing your feedback. We are fortunate to be nestled in the heart of Carmel Valley, with seemingly endless sunshine and captivating views of the Santa Lucia mountain range. Our goal is met when our guests are truly relaxed and able... More 

Fair Oaks, California
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here a few times before the remodel and it was perfect. They did a fantastic job with the renovation. It was absolutely beautiful and the grounds are always well kept. We came for my wife's birthday and brought the whole family, including kids and grand kids. We always try and stay in Room 1 which is a... More 

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

Dear Vearlthepearl, Thank you so much for returning to Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for posting such a detailed review. We are honored that you would choose Bernardus to celebrate your wife's birthday with the whole family. I am so delighted to read that you enjoyed your time. Perhaps that the biggest compliment, is that you even extended your stay... More 

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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall we enjoyed our stay at Bernardus, but we found it to be quite expensive for what you get. The design/decor was very nice - it has obviously been remodeled recently. However, the rooms are quite small and the exterior of the rooms are a bit motel-ish. We ate dinner and breakfast at the restaurant and were not impressed -... More 

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

Dear Jessica R, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay at Bernardus Lodge & Spa. I am sorry to read that you were disappointed with some elements of your stay. Our guests should expect absolute perfection in all details on their experience and I regret that we felt short. I hope that you will consider returning so... More 

Sacramento, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice quiet location in Carmel Valley. About 13 miles from the village in Carmel, so not too far from the action. Staff was very attentive with any request they were very quick to respond. Our only complaint was that we had someone above us and we could hear them walking around with heels, so noisy in that regard. Nice touch... More 

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

Dear EastSacramentoCouple, Thank you so much for staying at Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for posting your first TripAdvisor review. I am pleased to read that you found Carmel Valley to be tranquil. We strive to provide our guests with an authentic wine country experience, from the welcome glass of sauvignon blanc to stocking Bernardus wines in our guest rooms.... More 

Salinas, California
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even on a rainy day, we had a spectacular time. We were greeted at reception and handed a chardonnay, very nice. We were also introduced to a Mercedes, that we later used to drive around town, very nice. The room and amenities in the room were fantastic. Don't forget to check out the spa....Very nice. It is going to be... More 

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

Dear Tobyritenour, Thank you so much for visiting Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for sharing your feedback. Rainy days are are perfectly suited to enjoying a glass of wine fireside or seeking solace at The Spa. I am delighted that you enjoyed such services and took advantage of the Mercedes Drive program too. Carmel Valley is known for sunshine and... More 

San Jose, California
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The valet are so friendly and remembered us from last time. The service staff were professional and friendly as well. Taylor the bartender was fabulous. What a beautiful renovation! We loved all the finish materials chosen for the rooms. It was very "rustic chic"! Loved the heated bathroom floor and the wood floors. Just gorgeous! Michael the manager went out... More 

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

Dear Bailevida, Thank you for returning to Bernardus Lodge & Spa to celebrate your husband's birthday. I am delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and had a memorable celebration. Your title, "Rustic Chic Retreat" speaks directly to our recent renovation and the tranquil setting we strive to provide. I appreciate you for specifically mentioning the valets, Taylor and Michael... More 

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