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Rancho Valencia

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   5921 Valencia Circle, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Rancho Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Traveler234280 San Francisco, California
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been wanting to find an excuse to stay here after reading great reviews and Andrew Harper's number 1 rating last year. That opportunity came when we attended a wedding there in mid July and stayed a couple of days. Location:perfect. just a few miles inland from Del Mar. Out of coastal fog, but not so far inland to... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
51 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The philosophy of how a 5 star hotel should work: Step 1. Gouge me on the price of the room. This place is a 5 star resort, the rooms are expensive, but at least I know this up front. Step 2. Give me free mini bar, its the best part of the hotel experience. Hotels that gouge you on $9... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time to Rancho Valencia and we were bereft with grief on our departure. You feel like you’re driving into a preserve of some sort. I was watching for a turkey to come down the hill, of course, it would have tennis racket in hand. Grounds carpeted in lush “ take your clothes off and roll around”... More

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Los Angeles, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best place in every respect. Love the fresh orange juice every morning waiting outside the door with the newspaper. The service is great, the room is divided into a living room and bedroom area and is large and comfortable, private patio, and numerous little things that make the stay wonderful (coffee and espresso maker, TV in bathroom,... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've travelled quite a bit and enjoy fine resorts, hotels, and spas. Rancho Valencia now ranks at the very top of wonderful places to stay. All the little things (chocolates on the pillow, free Porsches to take for a drive, hourly treats offered poolside, all free mini bar items....) are such fantastic touches. The people and service are fantastic. Everything... More

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Westlake Village, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Wow! From the moment I arrived, they greeted me by name, and from then on the stay was incredible! The room was gorgeous, the bathroom -amazing, from the gorgeous tile, the sunken tub, the rain shower, beautiful! The gardens were fabulous! I brought my sister (who lives in the area) to the Polo bar, since it was Cinco de Mayo.... More

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Newport Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I took my husband to RV for his birthday after i found it in Conde Nest. The spa was beautiful & peaceful, the food was to die for, and the yoga classes are an added bonus. The suites are amazing!! We really appreciated the small things like fresh squeezed OJ delivered to our door 1st thing in the AM. Customer... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We typically stay on the ocean when in San Diego area, but decided to mix it up a bit. We very much enjoyed our 4 day stay and will likely return. The property is bordering on 5 star level, but as always there is room for minor improvements. Would highly recommend though. Yoga and restaurants are great. Spa nice too.... More

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Napa, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Everything about this property was lovely. Our room was luxurious and well appointed. Every interaction with the staff was wonderful and they provided top notch service but weren't stuffy. The private outdoor spa and patio were the icing on the cake! Make sure to visit the Spa - our treatments were heavenly. The Pony Bar was also a great place... More

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Mill Valley, California
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My wife and I just celebrated our 21st anniversary at Rancho Valencia and had a fantastic time! Our room was beautiful...about 900 sq. ft with a quite patio area. We ate in the Pony Room each night at the bar and both Angela and Ted behind the bar were great! They mixed some fantastic drinks for us but best of... More

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Address: 5921 Valencia Circle, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Location: United States > California > Rancho Santa Fe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Rancho Valencia 5*
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