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Carter Estate Winery and Resort

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#3 of 23 hotels in Temecula
Location
4.8
Cleanliness
4.7
Service
4.6
Value
4.3
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Carter Estate Winery and Resort, envisioned by owner and vintner Jim Carter, is a serene, picturesque resort and a place of pure bliss. He and the Carter Family are involved in every aspect of the winery and resort and are the inspiration behind our commitment to exceed your every expectation. Experience the charm and beauty of Temecula's famous wine country from one of the valley's premier hotels.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Poolside bar
Hiking
Horseback riding
Massage
Gift shop
Parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fence around pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Patio
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Modern
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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4.5 of 5 bubbles1,578 reviews
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Nestled amidst scenic vineyards, Carter Estate Winery and Resort is often described as a haven of spacious elegance and romance. Guests have called out the luxurious bathrooms and praised the hotel for its tranquil atmosphere and stunning views. Despite the allure, some travelers have noted maintenance, cleanliness issues, and dated decor in the rooms. The value proposition has come under scrutiny, with guests expressing dissatisfaction over high fees and unfulfilled expectations. While the service receives compliments for its friendliness, criticisms arise regarding inconsistent shuttle service and front desk challenges.
Location
Picturesque
Atmosphere
Tranquil
Rooms
Spacious
Value
Expensive
Cleanliness
Mixed
Service
Inconsistent
Amenities
Satisfactory
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mdevolve1984 wrote a review Feb 2024
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This was such an easy and relaxing stay, and we really enjoyed our time here. We came to celebrate my sister’s bachelorette party weekend, and having breakfast delivered to the room each morning was really convenient. It allowed us to relax longer and take our time getting ready. My sister was relaxed the whole weekend and we had a really enjoyable time.
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Thank you for taking the time to post your review about your recent stay at Carter Estate Winery and Resort. We're happy to hear you all had a great time for your sister's bachelorette weekend! We take pride in giving outstanding service to every guest and we're overjoyed to receive your compliments and appreciation. We look forward to welcoming you back as our guest again soon.
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Martha D wrote a review Aug 2022
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Our first time staying at this winery. All rooms are large with sofa bed, table for dining and 2 comfortable chairs. Large bathroom with 2 sinks, large tub and a nice large walk-in shower (2 showerheads) and a faux fireplace. All rooms have a patio overlooking the vineyard. In the morning we were surprised by the hot air balloons. We did the wine tasting and we were helped by Emily who was helpful and knowledgeable. We also did the olive oil tasting. Emily was friendly and made time to answer all our questions. Check it out when you are in the area. We are definitely going back.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded Aug 16, 2022
Hi L4536LXmarthad, Thank you for your review of Carter Estate Winery and Resort. We are so happy to have had the chance to welcome you for the first time! It is wonderful to hear that we were able to provide a relaxing getaway for you. Emily is a fantastic member of our team, and she will definitely be thrilled to receive your feedback. We sincerely appreciate your compliments, and we look forward to welcoming you again soon! Cheers, V
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esanchez83 wrote a review Feb 2024
Las Vegas, Nevada1 contribution
Do yourself a favor and stay in Old Town Temecula. The rooms are old. The carpet is disgusting. The bad is old with a sus vibe to it. I can’t believe I paid what I paid to stay in this Schitts Creek looking room.
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bettylanza83 wrote a review Feb 2024
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Beautiful resort, staff was super friendly and knowledgeable, the pool was very clean and the water was heated. Wine testing was fun and very informative. Can’t wait to go back. Awesome place for a weekend of relaxation.
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Thank you for taking the time to post your review about your recent stay at Carter Estate Winery and Resort. We take pride in giving outstanding service to every guest and we're overjoyed to receive your compliments and appreciation. We look forward to welcoming you back as our guest again soon.
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rmkelly06 wrote a review Feb 2024
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Had a great time location is awesome staff is great beds could be better .. wine there is amazing.. in room breakfast needs to improve but still ok.I loved the hillside looking at the clouds . Tasting room was awesome nice decor..
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Thank you for taking the time to post your review about your recent stay at Carter Estate Winery and Resort. We are happy to hear you had a great time during your stay. We appreciate your feedback as we are always looking for ways to enhance our guests' experience. We trust we will have the opportunity to welcome you back again as our guest.
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emmacarlsen15 wrote a review Feb 2024
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A lovely and relaxing place to stay. My wife and I were welcomed to a spacious and fairly luxurious room. There were some minimal issues (including a small rip in an armchair and a chip in the outside table) but overall the room was very clean and comfortable. Our bungalow included a king size bed, a huge tub, a very large shower with multiple heads and even an in room fireplace. Definitely would recommend this place to anyone looking for a splurge trip in a romantic setting!
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Thank you for taking the time to post your review about your recent stay at Carter Estate Winery and Resort. We are happy to hear you had a great time during your stay. We appreciate your feedback as we are always looking for ways to enhance our guests' experience. We look forward to welcoming you back for another visit.
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kimhoopes wrote a review Feb 2024
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Would love to come back and explore the whole wine area. Lovely accommodations, food and hospitality. It was clean and well maintained. The staff was so nice and helpful from check in to check out. The bungalows were huge.
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Thank you for taking the time to post your review about your recent stay at Carter Estate Winery and Resort. We take pride in giving outstanding service to every guest and we're overjoyed to receive your compliments and appreciation. We look forward to welcoming you back as our guest again soon.
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jamesosborne97 wrote a review Feb 2024
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It was a great trip. I really enjoyed the room, the winery, and the area. The staff were very helpful. It was great waking up and seeing the hot air balloons and watching the sunset while eating breakfast.
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Thank you for taking the time to post your review about your recent stay at Carter Estate Winery and Resort. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to our resort. We take pride in giving outstanding service to every guest and we're overjoyed to receive your compliments and appreciation. We look forward to welcoming you back as our guest again soon.
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jfcardo wrote a review Feb 2024
Los Angeles, California1 contribution
It was good, just the unfortunate event of the bathroom flooding and wetting some stuff then we had to move rooms in the night so it was cold but other than that the room was great and the services were great.
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Thank you for taking the time to post your review about your recent stay at Carter Estate Winery and Resort. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We apologize for the inconvenience you experienced and we appreciate your feedback as we are always looking for ways to enhance our guests' experience. We trust we will have the opportunity to welcome you back again as our guest.
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Colleen P wrote a review Feb 2024
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We checked in on a stormy day, and from the very start it was a wonderful experience. The front desk staff was extremely helpful and friendly. We were thrilled when we got to our rooms, as they were large, well appointed, clean, and luxurious. The property it's self is absolutely stunning. We loved having a patio overlooking the vineyards. In all, a wonderful stay! We hope to be back.
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Hello Colleen, Thank you for taking the time to post your review about your recent stay at Carter Estate Winery and Resort. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to our resort. We take pride in giving outstanding service to every guest and we're overjoyed to receive your compliments and appreciation. We look forward to welcoming you back as our guest again soon.
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
60
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Frequently Asked Questions about Carter Estate Winery and Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Carter Estate Winery and Resort?
Nearby attractions include Falkner Winery (0.2 miles), Ricardo Breceda Gallery & Sculpture Garden (4.6 miles), and Temecula Berry Company (2.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Carter Estate Winery and Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Carter Estate Winery and Resort?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Carter Estate Winery and Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a poolside bar, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Carter Estate Winery and Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Carter Estate Winery and Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Restaurant at Ponte, The Vineyard Rose Restaurant at South Coast Winery, and Great Harvest Bread Company Temecula.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Carter Estate Winery and Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Carter Estate Winery and Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Carter Estate Winery and Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Alamos School House (3.1 miles).
Does Carter Estate Winery and Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Carter Estate Winery and Resort accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.