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Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Tucked away on 45 lush acres in Rancho Santa Fe, California, the timeless Rancho Valencia is a Mediterranean sanctuary far from the ordinary, combining gracious hospitality and inspired luxury. An all-suite Relais & Châteaux property hand-selected by U.S. News & World Report the #1 resort in California (2017) this world-class destination offers 49 luxuriously appointed casitas with private patios, stunning three bedroom villas, rejuvenating spa treatments, a wellness-oriented fitness program, two distinctive restaurants, a world-renowned tennis program and more. In recent years, Rancho Valencia has been honored with the AAA Five Diamond Award (2017, 2016, 2015), the Forbes Five-Star Award (2017, 2016, 2015), and has enjoyed placement on the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List (2015). The resort has also received the Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award twice (2016, 2015) as well as multiple Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards (2016) including #1 in Southern California and #15 in the United States.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Adult pool
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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5921 Valencia Cir, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067-9520
Getting there
San Diego Intl Airport18 mi
Rodriguez Airport34 mi
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I have been organizing a ladies tennis trip to the beautiful Rancho Valencia for the past five years. We are twelve ladies from the east coast and we go the third week in January. Everyone is always very impressed with the accommodations, the people and the service,
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My husband and I had the pleasure of celebrating our 24th anniversary at Rancho Valencia last month. I did my research so I was prepared to be wowed and was not disappointed. Our room (Olive Suite) was stunning and the bathroom...I died. I would like to give a special shout
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Response from RanchoValenciaResort, General Manager at Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa
Responded 4 days ago
Dear galandogal, Firstly, happy anniversary to you and your husband! We're honored that you chose to stay with us for such a special occasion. Secondly, thank you for leaving us such a detailed review. We're thrilled that you enjoyed our bathroom design details, specialty craft cocktails, spa treatments, and fitness classes! We're so happy that you had time to enjoy many of our favorite aspects of Rancho Valencia. To continue the spread of joy, we will be planting local wildflower seeds in our groves to feed our pollinators. We can't wait to have you back again to see them in bloom! Sincerely, Coni Thornburg General Manager
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Such a relaxing haven with wonderful service and smiles all round . Tranquility at its best . Would definitely visit again and would recommend to anyone who wants five star service ,beautiful scenery and luxurious surroundings
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Response from RanchoValenciaResort, General Manager at Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa
Responded 4 days ago
Dear louiseanne6, Thank you so much for your kind and thoughtful review. We're happy to hear that your experience was truly five-star, and we can't wait to have you back for another relaxing visit! Sincerely, Coni Thornburg General Manager
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Stayed here for our babymoon and it was the perfect place to relax. Beautiful pool and spa amenities, excellent restaurant and we had fun borrowing the Porsche house cars to drive around. Loved walking around the trails of the property early in the morning and would highly
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Response from RanchoValenciaResort, General Manager at Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa
Responded 4 days ago
Dear KA1126, Thank you so much for leaving us a wonderful review! It's great to hear that you had a relaxing babymoon during your stay with us, and that you had a chance to enjoy the complimentary Porsche. In honor of all of our reviews, we plant wildflower seeds in our olive groves. We hope to have you and your little one back soon to see them in bloom! Warmly Yours, Coni Thornburg General Manager
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Grounds are exquisite. Olive groves, orange groves and sycamore tree groves dot the landscape. Rooms are lovely casitas. Veladora restaurant had fresh and unique fare. The service was terrific too. Special shout out to manager Angel. And to yoga instructor Britanee.
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Response from RanchoValenciaResort, General Manager at Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa
Responded 4 days ago
Dear designer562, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We're thrilled to see that you enjoyed our lush grounds and restaurant fare! We will be sure to pass along the compliments to Britanee and Angel. We hope to have you back soon for another wonderful stay! Warmly, Coni Thornburg General Manager
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One of three Hacienda master bedrooms.
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A casita patio.
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Guest room
Love love love this room and cozy bed!
Pet friendly? Rates?
I don't know because never went there with dog. But have seen small dog next to the pool
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Greetings Rohini J! Thank you for considering us. Pricing depends on a variety of factors. When you have a moment, our sales team would be delighted to assist you. You can absolutely touch base with Mark Phillips, Director of Leisure Sales, as mentioned above at 858.759.6221. Thank you Explorer031 for the recommendation! Rohini J, we look forward to hearing from you.
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Sisanua, Not all of our rooms on property have the Jacuzzi amenity. The Olive Grove Studio Suite and the Valencia One Bedroom Suite both have this amenity. Please let us know if you have any additional questions or need assistance in confirming a reservation with us.
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Hello SallyandJoe, Thank you for your question! We are a child friendly resort. All visiting children receive a Jr. Ranchers in room amenity - a cute teepee and animal sleeping bag from Land of Nod for fun during their stay and a Jr. Ranchers backpack full of gifts and activities. We offer year round youth tennis camps and during the summer, we also have our daily Jr. Ranchers camp. We also have wonderful family activities on our Croquet Lawn like bocce ball and croquet. Please reach out to us at 866.233.6708 if you would like any additional information. Our room reservations team can assist with any questions you may have! Warmly, Noel Daniel General Manager
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"All rooms seem to have equal quality."
"Try to get one of the suites with the hot tubs on the patio"
"If you can splurge, go for the Olive Suite with private outdoor hot tub"
"Take advantage of all the amenities like the free private bar or the comp porsches. Bring your dog if you can!"
"Bust at weekends"
$657 - $1,279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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