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Carmel Valley Ranch

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San Jose, California
Reviewed April 30, 2015

I've stayed at CVR three times and let me just say that I LOVE IT here! Great for golfers or if you just want to relax by the pool and go for a massage. The staff is super-friendly and goes out of their way to please. The rooms are spacious and they're all the same so every room is great.

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Newark, California
Reviewed April 28, 2015

I decided to book a weekend getaway for my fiance and I to unwind and relax. I could not have made a better choice then Carmel Valley Ranch. From the minute we arrived, we were greeted with warm smiles and five star hospitality at every turn. We booked the Oak Grove Studio and enjoyed every single minute of it. The...

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Redding, California
Reviewed April 27, 2015

Another wonderful, relaxing stay at the Carmel Valley Ranch. Upon our arrival we were greeted cheerfully at the gate and notified by the gatesman that he would call the front desk to let them know of our arrival. The bellman and the guest services associate (Kasey) were welcoming and extremely helpful. We checked in as the complimentary s'mores were available...

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2Thank Laurie W
Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

We spent a couple of nights here during a fly-drive across California. Other than a slightly poor welcome at check in (which the management team to their credit apologised for) we could not fault this place. The suite was extremely spacious; the food in the restaurants was delicious; the service was personal and attentive and the spa treatments were fantastic....

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Reviewed April 25, 2015

The valley is gorgeous and we spent most of one day hiking the grounds and the hill above the ranch to enjoy the amazing view of the valley. We followed that up with a relaxing couples massage, a sauna and the hot tub. Then we had a beautiful late dinner at the lodge. The rooms are spacious, quiet, and we...

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Mountain View, California
Reviewed April 25, 2015

Service was incredible. The checkin was 04:00pm and we phoned ahead about a week earlier saying we might be there 03:00pm and they say they will try. We got there at 02:00pm and expected to do other things while waiting 1 to 2 hours for the checkin. To our surprised, the room was already ready and we got checked in...

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Scottsdale
Reviewed April 24, 2015

First, book the Oak Grove Studio Suite. Try to request the ones on the end, with that perfect view of the valley… and yes, the tub is worth it. The room was clean and simple. The bathroom was a beautiful, all done in travertine, with heated floors which we liked. The dual fireplace is a nice touch. It kept up...

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Fremont, California
Reviewed April 22, 2015

Carmel Valley Ranch is a very large property. That allows for bundles of suites to be nestled away in different areas of the ranch, giving you that feeling of seclusion and privacy. I love that all of the rooms aren't just rooms, but are instead, really spacious "suites". I have stayed here a few times in different suites and the...

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San Francisco Bay Area
Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

What a nice weekend. My wife and I stayed in one of these studio's to celebrate our birthdays which are one month apart. We knew the Ranch was a perfect choice for a quiet, relaxing time. These new rooms are very well conceived, the outdoor rope swing love seat, the outdoor soaking tub, the indoor / outdoor fireplace and all...

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New Orleans
Reviewed April 21, 2015

Just returned from spending 4 days at Carmel Valley Ranch. It is an amazing resort! All the staff have the best attitude. They always have a smile on their face! All they want to do is make you happy and enjoy your stay. The staff really made our stay so special! We booked the Hilltop Ranch Suite which have beautiful...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • 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 County > Carmel
Price Range: $445 - $861 (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
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#1 Business Hotel in Carmel
#1 Luxury Hotel in Carmel
#2 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#6 Family Hotel in Carmel
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“try to get one of the rooms that have separate living rooms - you can get connecting suites and that helps keep everyone in one location.”
 of 5 bubbles 854matthewd, 1 week ago | Read review
“Have only been in the bluff rooms. Great view. Nice short walk to facilities or use their shuttle which are prompt.”
 of 5 bubbles A3109OEdenisp, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Highly recommend vineyard suites”
  • Outdoor Bathtub
 of 5 bubbles laurensP4779BM, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms have a mini fridge, so only get the kitchenette if you plan on cooking”
 of 5 bubbles SeanW672, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Go somewhere else, somewhere that will appreciate your custom!”
 of 5 bubbles IamPrincessSparkles, Feb 18, 2017 | Read review
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