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Carmel Valley Ranch

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Two night visit on our way to La. A very nice spacious room which was very comfortable. Our check in was quick and we were taken to our room in one of their golf carts. Decided to have a drink at the bar before dinner, the girl at the bar was not very friendly and did not welcome us as... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm lying by the beautiful pool as I write this review. We stopped at CVR as part of a 2 week road trip - it's our stop before embarking on the famous big sur highway one. It's a beautiful luxurious retreat and we have been delighted with the fabulous adults only pool area (not at all crowded) with fabulous surrounds... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful property, with many activities available. The spa services are amazing. Michelle, the concierge, is the best employee on the premises. The servers at the restaurant areas are all attentive. The reason that I have not given this property 5 stars, is that the general manager has failed to adequately train some of the staff, and this... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've just returned from 5 wonderful days at this divine hotel. Words can't do justice to the originality of the setting and the luxuriously appointed ranch suites. We loved ours -it was like having your own house in the woods....High standard of furnishings and beautiful bathroom. The place is simply fantastic, with breathtaking scenery and views over Carmel Valley. Pool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I loved this resort. Luxurious, beautiful and so relaxing. The pool is tranquil, surrounded by oak trees, and overlooks gorgeous Carmel Valley. There is an endless list of activities if you're so inclined, and the restaurant is top-notch. We also visited Bernardus for dinner, and while we really enjoyed the restaurant Lucia, we thought CVR was far... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of the luxury bluff suites with balcony and valley views. This place has luxury written all over it without being pretentious. It was our second visit but this was a golfing trip with 2 friends from England. This experience was first class - friendly staff and so helpful (they found my sand wedge the next day... More 

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CVRManagement, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Hello jeff_hydari, We're so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you recommend our Pete Dye designed golf course so highly. Our team takes a lot of pride in keeping the course looking and playing beautifully so it's great to hear that you enjoyed yourself. That back nine is certainly fun to play! We'll look forward to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed this place , from the room to hiking the trails , Eating lunch at their Resturant , to the tremendous help their staff -re where to go For activities around. It will definitely will not be our last visit.

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CVRManagement, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We look forward to having you back! Thomas Director of Rooms More 

San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted a 5-star experience, and this definitely was not it! The ranch is gorgeous, the pool and hot tub area is amazing. The food at the restaurant was superb! The 1-bedroom suite was very well appointed, and the fireplace have it a nice touch. The soaking tub is prime real estate. Views are spectacular, with wild turkeys, deer, and... More 

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CVRManagement, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Hello Lisa H, Thank you so much for sharing your insights about your recent stay over the Holiday Weekend. While we love hearing your descriptions of the grounds, suite with outdoor tub and our local friends from the forest, we are disappointed to hear of some of your disappointments. As noted, we are not Adults only and welcome guests of... More 

Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resort is very unique. The rooms sit in the trees above the golf course. The rooms are suites and done very nicely with large balconies. The pool area is nice with a very cool infinity spa. The lobby area is unique and hopefully you get to see the English Bulldog that takes residence there. The hotel is dog friendly... More 

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CVRManagement, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Dawn K, We are so grateful to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us here at Carmel Valley Ranch! Roxy, the Bulldog still makes an occasional appearance in the lobby but is enjoying her semi retirement relaxing more at home. We appreciate your comments and look forward to the opportunity to serve you (and your four legged friends)... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Resort can't decide what it wants to be: a couples retreat or a family weekend spot. Food is mediocre and overpriced. We found other options nearby. Service at the bar is very slow. But, the rooms are beautiful and comfortable--loved the soaking tub on the balcony and the fireplace. But there was a family next door with a crying baby... More 

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CVRManagement, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Dear OjeMa, Thank you for sharing your insights with us. We strive to continuously balance being attractive to couples (ie Spa Aiyana, 2 adults only pools etc.) with being family friendly (activities to engage both young as well as "young at heart", junior golf and tennis programs and child care options). I'm sorry to learn that you were disappointed in... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stunning and relaxing, our elegant Carmel Valley resort is abundant with the natural beauty of Northern California, offering intuitive service and memorable experiences in a striking venue. Savor incomparable comfort, breathtaking vistas, and a delightful array of activities at Carmel Valley Ranch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carmel Valley Ranch

Address: One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923-8579
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Carmel
Price Range: $464 - $870 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Carmel Valley Ranch 4*
Number of rooms: 144
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Also Known As:
Carmel Valley Ranch Hotel Carmel
Carmel Valley Hotel
Carmel Valley Resort
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Carmel
#1 Luxury Hotel in Carmel
#2 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#6 Family Hotel in Carmel
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