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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
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    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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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new york
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just returned from a couple of nights at the Bernardus Lodge, we had visited previously a few years ago. The renovations were fine, a little "restoration hardware" but the property itself is very nice, the location beautiful and relaxing. Our main problem was the restaurant and room service. We eat at the restaurant twice and both times the service... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your recent visit to Bernardus Lodge & Spa. I am sorry to hear of your disappointing experiences at Lucia Restaurant & Bar. Allow me to assure you that this matter has been addressed with the management team. I have spent over 20 years managing 4-star and 5-star hotels and believe that training is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed for two nights after returning from Big Sur. The recent renovations were spot on. The restaurant was excellent. Overall it was a pleasant stay and would return. It is about 20 miles from Carmel and Monterey so not as convenient.

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

Dear Josh M, Thank you for visiting Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for complementing our recent renovation. Although we are not far from the bustle of the city, I believe the near-perfect climate and tranquility offers an escape like no other. Carmel Valley is such a charming and artistic area, I am delighted that you stopped for a visit. I... More 

Sunnyvale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location - The lodge has a beautiful decor and has lovely hills all around. The gardens inside are beautiful - nice bocce ball court. :) There is a beautiful swimming pool and hot tub. Well equipped rooms - Very comfortable King sized beds - great view of the lodge gardens from the room patio. The baths are huge and... More 

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

Dear Travel_NoviceIndia, Greetings from Carmel Valley! Thank you so much for staying with us and for posting this kind review. Our abundant recreational opportunities capitalize on Carmel Valley’s year-round warm weather, I am so glad you enjoyed them. I am sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with the value at Lucia Restaurant & Bar. We receive such feedback... More 

NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a road trip with our kids and dogs. This was a last minute stop-it could not have been more perfect for us. Rooms were spacious. Staff incredibly gracious. Grounds were beautiful. Restaurant was wonderful. We used spa (was great), pool and tennis courts . Just a great stay-truly a lovely gem. Can't wait for our return!

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

Dear Pickytravelernyc, We can’t wait for you to return either! Thank you so much for making Bernardus Lodge & Spa a stop on your road trip and for posting this review. I am so glad your enjoyed your guest room, Lucia Restaurant & Bar, The Spa at Bernardus and our fitness facilities. Our guests often tell us how helpful it... More 

California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bernardus has gone through a recent beautiful renovation. The room decor and lobby are stunning. Staff ( for the most part) is welcoming and helpful. I had a fantastic massage at the spa. We ordered delicious room service. The only "cons" are bugs in the room at night ..I couldn't figure out how they were getting in! Also the bed... More 

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

Dear Jesikitty, Wonderful title! Thank you for so much for staying with us and for posting this review. We have truly succeeded when our guests depart relaxed, rejuvenated and anxious to return. Our surrounding vineyards, ranches and open land provide both a gorgeous backdrop and a rugged landscape. We will certainly take a close look at your guest room to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Newly reopened after total remodel this is a stunning treasure in a beautiful setting and we highly recommend it. It's charming and chic with great service and delicious food, and we will definitely be coming back here in the future.

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

Dear PrincessCMS, Thank you so much! I appreciate you taking the time share your feedback with us and with future travelers to Carmel Valley. Thank you for your compliments of our remodel, environment, service and cuisine. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back to Bernardus Lodge & Spa again soon! Regards, Sean Damery Vice President & General Manager More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at Bernardos lodge after a long drive from San Francisco to a very welcoming meet from Tim from the hotel steward what a lovely helpful chap . The hotel reception was elegant and we were welcome with a glass of local wine . We were then shown to our room it was beautiful with our our balcony over... More 

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

Dear Gary L, Thank you so much for visiting Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for sharing such a generous review. We are fortunate to be located in the heart of Carmel Valley, tucked in behind rows of vineyards and olive trees. Our guest rooms, amenities and Lucia Restaurant each seek to connect guests to this stunning landscape and rustic charm.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from a long week end at Bernardus Lodge and the entire experience was fabulous. It is pricey, of course, but the quality of what a guest gets in return is Five Star. The rooms are wonderful...large bathroom, good size area, and everything in the room is top quality. The food was exceptional and the service was perfect.... More 

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

Dear Willliam C, Thank you so much for visiting Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for posting such a generous review. You are very kind to state that the quality of your experience is 5-star. I am thrilled you enjoyed several of the amenities we offer including your luxury guest room, Lucia Restaurant & Bar, fragrant flower garden and The Spa.... More 

santa cruz, california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quick last minute getaway to my hometown. Our first time back since the re-model. Everything was perfect. Pool is more open, and now with a bar. Rooms are spacious and well equipped. Staff was fantastic. If you are travelling to the Monterey Peninsula, there are only three hotels you should consider...Bernardus, Carmel Valley Ranch and Post Ranch in Big... More 

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

Dear Cvmike, You are certainly lucky to have Carmel Valley as a hometown! This is such a gorgeous area with spectacular weather, incredible views and charming character. Thank you for returning to Bernardus Lodge & Spa during your recent visit and for posting such a thoughtful review. I am very proud of our remodel, but believe our service and staff... More 

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