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Bernardus Lodge & Spa

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in the newly opened Vineyard Villa Suites. Absolutely gorgeous decor/layout and this is coming from someone who has stayed in 200+ amazing suites all over the world. Service in the restaurant was excellent, as was the food. This is the place for a discriminating traveler.

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very romantic location. Conveniently located to Carmel and a drive up into Carmel Valley is a must. Their wines are above average and the spa is amazing. Most of the staff are extremely friendly and helpful.

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

Dear Don H, “Spectacular” What a great compliment to us, thank you. We take pride in the details and are delighted we have won you over with our spa, friendly service and convenient location to Carmel. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We look forward to welcoming you back to Bernardus Lodge & Spa. Regards, Sean Damery... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After spending 3 nights at the Pebble Beach Resorts which are know to have great service we found Bernardus and were blown away by their resort. What started as a glass of wine and bocce with friend (guests of Bernardus) ended as an overnight. We had planned to stay down in Monterey but couldn't leave Bernardus. We ate in the... More 

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

Dear Staci R, Thank you for a wonderful review and discovering our property. It is pleasing to read that a visit with friends who were guest of the property turned into an unexpected night stay. I am thrilled to read that you are already looking forward to your next visit to our property next year. Warmest regards, Sean Damery Vice... More 

Helena, Montana
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We honeymooned at Bernard's waaaay back in 1999 and this was our first trip back since then. Many things have changed (more rooms, totally renovated interiors), but the grounds have gotten even more beautiful as the planting have matured and the service and views remain top notch. We dinned in the bar area one night and the restaurant on the... More 

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

Dear WC_Boston, Welcome back! Thank you for posting a generous review of the property. As a returning guest, 17 years is a long time to re-visit us here at Bernardus Lodge & Spa. I appreciate your feedback on our changes to the property. The spaces have been updated and modernized significantly, with intent to enhance the Bernardus experience. I am... More 

Fremont, California
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am planning to stay at this place for my anniversary and the hotel staff has been incredibly helpful so far in making reservations for massages etc and also compiling a list of things to do while we are here. I also have Amex Platinum and keeping fingers crossed for an upgrade- like the other couple mentioned. I have invariably... More 

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

Dear SSUCHH, Greetings from Bernardus Lodge and Spa! I am pleased to read that your itinerary for your next anniversary visit is shaping into place and that our hotel staff has been excellent assisting you in your services. Thank you for mentioning April for being beneficial to making your prepared anniversary trip a success. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Los Angeles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I came down with another couple to celebrate my friend's birthday. Each couple stayed in the gorgeous new Villa Suites, and we all had the absolute best time. We loved hanging out by our fire pit, playing tennis, bocce ball on the lawn, and chilling by the pool. The restaurant serves delicious food, and the staff is... More 

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

Dear dessertdarling, Thank you so much for staying with us and for sharing your feedback. You touched on many of our attributes; playing tennis, bocce ball on the lawn, fireside gathering areas, Lucia Restaurant & Bar, gorgeous pool and our Mercedes Benz Drive program. The Spa at Bernardus is a must-do for your next visit, it is truly a soothing... More 

Santa Cruz California
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Bernardus this past weekend and throroughly enjoyed our stay. The new Villas and Suites section apparently just recently opened. The suites are large and beautifully furnished. We loved our stay there. Of note the bathroom is huge and has 3 shower heads. There is also an outdoor shower which had a sizable enclosure. Have you ever stayed... More 

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

Dear Moriarte, Thank you for taking the time to post such a thoughtful and kind review. Our new Villas and Suites are a stand out when it comes to spacious bathroom and outdoor shower. I am pleased to know that you enjoyed several of our in-room amenities including the food and beverages in and out of the mini fridge. I... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary at Bernardus last month and had a great time. Our room was amazing, the food was great and the wine was delicious. We had always wanted to come here, so we were happy to finally make it happen. We got the Santa Lucia room on the second floor, so we were able to... More 

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

Dear ymhong86, Thank you for choosing Bernardus Lodge & Spa for your anniversary celebration and for sharing your feedback. We are delighted that you chose to stay with us for such a special occasion. I am glad that you enjoyed activities throughout the Monterey Peninsula. Kayaking in the bay amongst the otters is certainly a memory to treasure! We hope... More 

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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clearly top of the line luxury resort in the area. This was a belated honeymoon and this wonderful Garden of Eden had it all. We checked in and the front staff was extremely friendly. They offered us a glass of wine from their very own vineyard . We had booked the luxury spa suite that was the most private on... More 

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

Dear Ngtravel102, Thank you so much for choosing Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for posting your review. We are delighted you thoroughly enjoyed our tranquil property and lavish accommodations for your belated honeymoon. Your compliments of the staff is most appreciated – thank you. We would appreciate the opportunity of welcoming you back to Bernardus Lodge & Spa, your “Garden... More 

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154 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having stayed at another local hotel along Carmel Valley Road last year and not been that impressed it was lovely to arrive at the Bernardus Lodge. Even for just one night this is well worth a visit. The greeter when you arrive in your car is probably the star of the show, remembering everyone's names and brilliant with information about... More 

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

Dear phd2, Thank you for choosing to stay at Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for posting such a thoughtful review. We are pleased that you gave Carmel Valley another chance and allowed us to make your trip worthwhile, even for just one night. Now that you have discovered us, we look forward to having you back! Sean Damery Vice President... More 

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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
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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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: $380 - $905 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bernardus Lodge & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 57
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Bernardus Hotel Carmel Valley
Bernardus Carmel Lodge Valley
Bernardus Lodge
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