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San Jose, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my second time at Bernardus and every time it gets better and better! The first time was a year ago with girlfriends and it was truly perfect. We utilized all the amenities and the spa and dining was also superb. This time I stayed with my family and the experience again was exceptional. Specifically we have an 18...

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Sonoma
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I had a hectic trip lined up so we decided having a restful place to stay would be perfect for us -- and the new Villas at Bernardus are spectacular. We loved the room (and the food) so much that we only left for appointments and then were so happy to come back. HIghly recommended. Wonderful staff...

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Gay M, Thank you so much for staying with us and for sharing your feedback. I appreciate you highly recommending our property and mentioning our wonderful staff. Our new Villas are a stand out when it comes to spacious bathroom and outdoor shower. We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back to Bernardus Lodge and Spa. Kind...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bernardus Lodge continues to identify with perfection. Always a delightful experience ,they have added a new subtle contemporary design to the facility and an exquisite menu. We seldom eat meals from a buffet format but recently on Thanksgiving Day had the most sumptuous , perfect lunch buffet I have ever experienced. From beginning to end the meal excelled. Turkey, roast...

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Robert 1204, Thank you so much for returning to our property and for posting such a kind review. I am delighted your experience at Lucia Restaurant’s Thanksgiving buffet was a hit for your group of 6. We hope to see you again soon for another great trip. Sincerely, Sean Damery Vice President and General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended my sisters wedding and I have to say that every single employee we came in contact with was accommodating and have great personalities. We were so impressed with the service we received on Saturday night and we would highly recommend you stay here or have your wedding here! Great people, beautiful ambiance and great location!

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer F, Congratulations to your sister! Our entire team strives to provide all of our guests with exemplary service and from your comments, we have succeeded. I appreciate your high recommendation of our property. When your travels lead you back to Carmel Valley, we would love to welcome you back again. Sincerely, Sean Damery Vice President and General Manager

Montclair, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The minute I arrive I feel "at home"! The staff at Bernardus is exceptional! They genuinely work so hard to make my stay perfect. The rooms I have stayed in are all beautiful but the ones that I like are on the second floor over looking the mountains. The food is DELICIOUS and the spa and morning room with fire...

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear G C, What a fantastic review! Thank you for choosing to stay at Bernardus Lodge and Spa. We are thrilled that you had a great experience and appreciate your highly positive feedback. The staff here at Bernardus Lodge and Spa are dedicated to giving the best service and I am pleased you felt "at home". Thank you for your...

California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My expectations might be a bit high considering the cost of this place. I just woke up from my first night of a three night stay and my body is all achy. The bed is so hard. Even the feather top doesn't help. Not the way I want to wake up from my vacation. Yesterday when I checked in, no...

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear misstrip10, Thank you for choosing to stay at Bernardus Lodge & Spa. I am so sorry to hear that you were disappointed with several details on your stay. Our goal is to always provide the best possible service our guests come to expect and deserve. By your feedback, we certainly did not succeed in meeting nor exceed your expectations....

Woodridge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entire experience was a pleasure starting with Travis who took the reservation, to welcome upon arriving, the grounds, the room, the bar/grill, spa, to the Mercedes SL that you one can take for a four hour drive, and staff. Would absolutely come back again. Very restful and relaxing.

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear 843richb, Thank you for choosing Bernardus Lodge and Spa and for sharing your feedback. We're delighted to learn you enjoyed our resort. You were very thoughtful to single out Travis with your praise. I'm so proud of the team we have here, our service culture and warm hospitality. Carmel Valley awaits your return. Sean Damery Vice President and General...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is gorgeous. The grounds are beautiful and calm. The resort interior is stunning and has a lot to offer. The resort has a heated pool, multiple jacuzzi's, great food options, and a bocce/putting green/croquet field. The rooms are amazing. Heated bathroom floors, large bath and a shower. The staff was friendly and helpful. I don't know that I...

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Baseball4evr10, Thank you for taking the time to post such a thoughtful and kind review. We sincerely value your feedback. I am thrilled to hear that you are already looking forward to your next visit to our resort with your wife. Warmest regards from all of us at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, Sean Damery Vice President and General Manager

San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to Benardus Lodge on several occasions but I've never stayed there. Let me just say that I've stayed at many 5 star hotels and The Bernardus Lodge is right up there! The grounds are beautiful, the service exceptional and my room was perfect! Outdoor patio with a fire pit, private patio with an outdoor shower was so much...

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Dear Frenchie G, Thank you for choosing to stay at Bernardus Lodge and Spa for the first time! I am happy to read that we have made your list as one of your top resorts. Your compliments of our guest room with an outdoor shower, Lucia Restaurant & Bar, The Spa and our hospitality are very generous. I am delighted...

walnut creek, ca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My fiancé and I stayed two nights and three days over the weekend to celebrate his birthday. Our stay could not have been better. Upon arrival we were upgraded to a stunning suite. We have stayed in some very nice places and both of us were very impressed with the accommodations. The décor was very much to our liking. The...

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SeanDamery, General Manager at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear islandfix, Thank you for sharing your comments with us regarding your stay at Bernardus Lodge and Spa. I am pleased to know the celebration for your fiancé was enjoyable and memorable for the both of you. Our Mercedes program is one of our popular attractions; happy to see you were able to share that experience. Perhaps we can entice...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Majestic, pastoral and artistic, there's no place like Carmel Valley. And there's no better way to tap into the small-town charms than at Bernardus Lodge & Spa-an indulgent 28-acre escape. Tucked away among rolling vineyards and gardens, Bernardus invites you to savor the intimacy of a boutique resort with an epicurean spirit and a soothing soul. Retreat to the warmth of an old friend's rustic-chic ranch estate, where high-touch service welcomes you home. Here's your chance to unplug, unwind and savor time well spent, whether it's pursuing a new interest or perfecting the art of basking in the warm Carmel Valley sun. Stroll our organic chef's garden and watch a true garden-to-table experience. Grab a gourmet basket and find a picnic-perfect spot with your partner. Share a glass of Pinot. Dabble in Carmel Valley's endless pursuits, all curated by our local staff for the ultimate insider's experience. Then sink into the cozy furnishings of a redesigned guestroom open to the outdoors. Relax, reflect, rejuvenate and breathe deep. Bernardus captures the magic of Carmel-and the memories that matter most. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bernardus Lodge & Spa

Address: 415 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9417
Location: United States > California > Carmel Valley
Price Range: $354 - $717 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Bernardus Lodge & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 73
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Bernardus Hotel Carmel Valley
Bernardus Carmel Lodge Valley
Bernardus Lodge
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“Talk with the service member and they will advise you :-D”
 of 5 bubbles gretanfitzgerald, 2 days ago | Read review
“We stayed in room 69, which had a beautiful view and was fairly private.”
 of 5 bubbles islandfix, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“We were on the second floor so looking out the windows, it was like being it a tree house, nothing to see but the foliage from the trees.”
 of 5 bubbles warpwr, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“Our room overlooked a berm that was bare -- next time I'd request a room overlooking the pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles fourevermom, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“We chose the deluxe room that featured a fireplace and outdoor balcony with a beautiful view.”
 of 5 bubbles jc123travel, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
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