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Carmel Valley Lodge

8 Ford Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
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Carmel Valley Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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West Hartford, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The area is very supportive of such a resort. With many of the amenities suitable for family (pool, golf, walking trails, food) you would wish you could stay just a bit longer to drive through the canyons of big sur and surrounding areas. I took stunning photos which seemingly represented the coastal parts but I did not take many photos... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My partner and I were traveling to visit Carmel/Monterey CA. Hotels were ridiculously expensive near Carme-By-The-Sea, so we explored Carmel Valley. (It's about a 20 minute beautiful drive to the ocean). This hotel was recently purchased by an owner who intends to transform it into a Wellness Center. It's off to a good start. Beautiful location. Comfortable/ quiet rooms. Affordable... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The receptionist was very rude, not acknowledging us when we arrived and staying on the phone for over 15 minutes without checking us in. The first floor rooms are low-ceilinged, and should cost much less than the second-floor rooms, but they don't. We were told that the second floor rooms were "much nicer" but that people who booked earlier were... More 

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90 reviews 90 reviews
14 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A very nice stay in Carmel Valley. Nice hotel and generous rooms. Bathrooms need an update and room was dirty when we checked in. I thought that was the standard but the next day the room was spotless so they must have forgotten to clean the room prior to check in. I`d stay here again. Eat breakfast elsewhere as the... More 

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Nevada City, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The Carmel Valley Lodge has recently changed hands with the new owners placing a different emphasis on serving guests. One example is that they serve an absolutely delicious Vegan high protein breakfast instead of the usual waffles or biscuits. My room had two beds only rather than the normal arrangement of two beds in one room, this offered a second... More 

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San Jose, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My husband and I stayed one night. We stayed due a discount site and didn't know what to expect with the iffy reviews. The lobby area is very quaint and relaxing and the front desk service was good. Upon walking to the room though you had to step around huge piles of wrecking materials. The room itself was very nice... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I made a reservation for two nights after reading the reviews, which painted a picture of a calm and relaxing retreat in the Carmel Valley. On arrival, the desk staff checked with another person to make sure the room was OK and sent me back to the room. The balcony access to the room was piled high with boards that... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and I were due to stay for two nights as part of our trip down the coast. When we checked in on the first night the hotel only had us down for a one night stay. We spent a while trying to contact the travel company in the UK so that they could sort things out but the... More 

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