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Playa del Carmen
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We decided to escape for a quick getaway to Carmel Valley a few weeks ago and the resort completely superseded my expectations - it is truly now my new favorite hotel! The resort was apparently fully committed with two wedding parties, however due to its perfectly laid out grounds and accommodating staff - we never felt anything but a welcoming...

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

Dear foodiecomida, Thank you for your kind review. We take great pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. The satisfaction of our guest is our top priority and I’m happy to read we have done so. Creating wonderful memories with your children at our property is an honor. It was a pleasure to have you...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Bernardus is hands down one of the greatest hotel experience I've ever had, they have seriously thought of everything! The staff are all wonderful, my husband and I felt very taken care of. The rooms are amazing! They come with a fantastic snack basket and drinks. The spa was everything and more. The warming pool is definitely a must,...

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

Dear Laura R, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your recent stay at our resort. I am delighted to learn you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and are looking forward to welcoming you back in April! Sean Damery Vice President & General Manager

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A gem of a hotel, situated in beautiful surroundings . Wonderful welcome from all the staff and a complimentary welcome glass of cold white wine was a great touch ;) Could not fault any area and would highly recommend this hotel. When we visit again from the UK this would be top of my list of places to stay.

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

Dear janicebuckley, I’m so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your compliments of our wonderful staff and enjoyed the complimentary glass of white wine. Your recommendation is greatly appreciated. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back for your next visit. Sean Damery, Vice President and General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

The top notch services started with us pulling up to the entrance and being greeted by staff who opened our doors, asked for our name and then whisked us inside to be served a glass of their great Sauvignon Blanc while they took our luggage and parked the car. The building and decor is beautifully modern and rustic, from the...

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

Dear jhiptothedel, What a descriptive and thoughtful review. Thank you! I am thrilled to hear that you receive top notch service and hospitality throughout your stay. We are very proud of our facilities and our staff. I appreciate your kind comments of our luxurious bedding and heated bathroom floor. The adult infinity pool has been a great addition to our...

Dallas, TX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Carmel Valley to attend a wedding at the Bernardus Lodge and Spa. We had not initially booked at this property (due to cost over the length of our stay). On the morning of the wedding, we stopped by the property to say hello to the bride and her family and were immediately taken by the property. The...

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

Dear dfwmaverick, Thank you for your review and taking the time to share your feedback with us! I am delighted to hear you’ve enjoyed our property, attentive staff and luxurious accommodations. Yes, the heated floor in the bathrooms is a nice touch. Thank you again for choosing Bernardus Lodge and spa. Carmel Valley awaits your return. Best regards, Sean Damery...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for a quick 1 night trip with my girlfriend, part of a road trip throughout Northern California. I was expecting a quiet location, away from the roads and sounds of civilization. It is just off of Carmel Valley Road, and cars could be heard throughout the day, even from the balcony of our room. Even the grape vines...

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

Dear subisswaeirae, Thank you for choosing to stay at our resort on your travels through Carmel Valley. I am very sorry to hear that you did not have the superior experience that all of our guests should expect. Our guests should anticipate a well-crafted experience with excellent service and amenities. By your feedback, we certainly did not meet your expectations....

Atlanta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a quiet evening at this hotel. The rooms are nicely appointed and decorated, with lovely patios attached. The fireplace in the room is a nice touch. Outdoor spa with a fire pit that was perfect for stargazing. Multiple patios with fire pits, nice lawn for croquet and bocce ball. Valet parking is free. The restaurant menu was creative though...

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

Dear dsyfert, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your recent stay at our property. I am delighted to read you enjoyed your room and the many details that go into making our property, food, spa and service outstanding. I couldn’t be more proud of our team in making your stay relaxing and enjoyable. We hope it won’t be too...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I just returned from a 3 night stay here and we loved this place! It was a happy accident that we ended up here...originally we were booked at Ventana in Big Sur but it was closed due to PCH being shut down. They had suggested Carmel Valley Ranch but we chose Bernardus instead due to the reviews...

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

Dear Kathy W, Congratulations and thank you for choosing Bernardus Lodge and Spa to celebrate your 10th year anniversary! We were excited to hear that you enjoyed your stay in the Santa Lucia room, the amenities, room service and dinner at Lucia. Our staff is committed to provide exceptional service to our guests and we’re happy to hear that you...

San Mateo, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very pleasant room, grounds, and surroundings. Tennis, croquet, and Boche Ball on property. Almost just across the road is a state park with a huge variety of walking trails. Food excellent and wonderful restaurants nearby. Reasonably priced for a very upscale place. Not too far from Carmel, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Point Lobos. But east of these places, hence...

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

Dear Bob W, Thank you for taking the time to share your 81st birthday experience with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your second visit with us as well as your room, all the amenities our hotel has to offer and its close proximity to the surrounding towns. It would be our pleasure and look forward to...

New York City, New York
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

From arrival to departure, the staff attended to all our needs, whether some late night ice or additional hangars. Everyone had a smile. Our car was ready almost immediately even when we had not asked for it in advance. On arrival, we left the car with the attendant, and within 5 minutes everything was delivered to our room. On departure,...

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

Dear Corn1789, Thank you very much for visiting Bernardus Lodge and Spa from New York City and posting a 5-star review. Your compliments of our attentive staff and dining facility are truly generous. Genuine hospitality and exceptional service is at the heart of the Bernardus experience. I apologize that your TV did not work for your entire stay. I hope...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $364 - $773 (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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Also Known As:
Bernardus Hotel Carmel Valley
Bernardus Carmel Lodge Valley
Bernardus Lodge
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“Chose an upstairs (only 2 stories) room as they have cathedral ceilings which are quire charming.”
 of 5 bubbles dfwmaverick, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All are good.”
 of 5 bubbles 40Lucyruth, Feb 12, 2017 | Read review
“They choose the room for you even if you state a preference.”
 of 5 bubbles Phoebe059, Feb 11, 2017 | Read review
“try the newly remodeled wing”
 of 5 bubbles Defender09, Jan 22, 2017 | Read review
“Pick the upstairs room as they will not upgrade you even though the hotel is virtually empty”
 of 5 bubbles jhw0101, Dec 15, 2016 | Read review
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