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Carmel Valley Lodge

3.5 of 5
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8 Ford Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a dump! Smells of mold. Toilet isn't even seated properly into floor. Door doesn't lock/shut - came back and it was wide open. Balcony with so much wood rot has a couple of braces hastily and sloppily bolted in. Looks worse than a decent Motel 6. Waste of money and made for miserable start to our vacation.

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Vashon, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the 2 bedroom cottages and were very comfortable ....the kitchen was a bit sparse, floors made our feet black and the toilets wobbled but all in all we had a great time there. The pool is awesome, the staff is very helpful (fixed whatever we ask them to immediately) and the vegan breakfasts were surprisingly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a lovely, quaint, relaxing place to stay in Carmel Valley and do not want to spend $400+ a night, give this place a chance. Despite the underwhelming past reviews , my partner and I booked here last minute and were very impressed with the new manager Alex. We were informed that the resort has a... More 

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Saratoga, CA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It started with the unkept grounds on the way to the room. The room was clean, but spartan, it need of an update. The bathroom is small with some mold by the tub. Carmel Valley has hot summer days and the room had no air-conditioning, just a floor fan, making the room very warm to sleep in. We could hear... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Was very disappointed with the grounds - not well kept; weeds and overgrown ivy. The vegan breakfast was good, but would have liked more choices. At least have some sort of bread available. No excuse for a wobbly toilet! The hot tub never worked for the 2 days we were there. Although the King size bed was very comfortable and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We recently stayed at CV lodge and ended up leaving early to find more suitable accommodation. The value for money to quality ratio was not to our expectations. First room we were given was at the very back of the property, the rooms were very dark and the door lock looked like it had been forced open. The staff and... More 

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Fresno, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We were attending a party in the hills nearby and wanted to stay in Carmel Valley instead of Carmel. I actually selected this place because the price was right and they graciously allowed us to book just one night....Saturday night...instead of the usual 2 or 3-day minimum this time of year. Place appeared to be very tranquil; receptionist greeted us... More 

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Montecito, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We hadn't stayed at the Quail Lodge for a few years, but were delighted to find it as charming and beautiful as ever...friendly helpful staff were a real plus, and the gorgeous grounds and gardens are a lovely reminder of why we love Carmel Valley! The room was terrific...and the visit over all too quickly!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Carmel Valley Ranch we have been going for several years now. It is very magestic and the atmosphere and charm is all right there. The dining room is great, the rooms large lovely and well appointed/ Our dogs get greeted cheerfully and with love. It is one of our favorite places in California. We are from California.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We were attending a wedding in Carmel Valley and the wedding party took the whole motel as it was right across the street from the wedding venue. I've seen a fair number of negative reviews of this place so our expectations were fairly low. We were warmly greeted when we checked in and our room we a bit on the... More 

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