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Carmel Valley Ranch

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Wokingham, UK
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Spent three nights "on the ranch" and really enjoyed it. It's a sprawling location on a hillside just outside Carmel. Everything from the room to the restaurant to the fittings looked either brand new or had been renovated very recently. Majority of the staff were friendly and courteous. The various room types are spread out across the resort amongst landscaped...

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CVRManagement, General Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Jaime, Thank you so much for sharing your experience and feedback about your stay. Your feedback is incredibly valuable and spot on! Our 500 acre landscape allows us a unique opportunity to offer a variety of suites locations which sprawl out around our golf course, among the hills, in the treetops, or close to Lodge near our beautiful infinity...

Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Awesome location. Awesome rooms. Awesome comfort. 90% of staff awesome. Shuttle rides are perfect way to get around. Views are perfect. Massage and horse riding strongly recommended. Food - dinner is good. Lunch at the family pool is good. Breakfast buffet was poor and very overpriced. The wines are nice but also over priced. Wines start at $50 and are...

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Dear Matthew, Thank you for your review, and for sharing your feedback about your stay. We are glad to read that you enjoyed so many aspects of your experience and so many of the unique offerings that make Carmel Valley Ranch so special. I am happy that you enjoyed so much of the cuisine at The Ranch during your stay,...

London
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Staff and facilities excellent - do the horse riding and make time for the hikes - both well worth it for the stunning views. Yoga up on the platform also an experience not to miss. Large suites were very comfortable, great and comfortable beds and good toiletries - balcony views were the front of other suites - so chose carefully....

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Clovis, New Mexico
Reviewed 10 October 2015

This was our third stay at Carmel Valley Ranch & this time we had a King Ranch Valley Suite that had a balcony with a wonderful view of the valley area. The suite was very spacious with a separate living area. The large bedroom had a comfortable bed with a fireplace for a cozy feeling. We loved the large shower...

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Newcastle, UK
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We decided to elope to the US to get married as wanted something just us two nice and private. we planned a 2 week trip and decided on Carmel Valley Ranch for our actual wedding destination as it looked stunning on the website! Before arriving I had quite a bit of email communication as wanted to make sure everything was...

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Napa, California
Reviewed 7 October 2015

A lovely physical location but managed like a one star hotel. Older rooms are OK, but the new rooms (with outdoor "living areas") are absurd and ridiculous. Also they're all mostly located up or down stairs a good distance from where one's car is parked. Staff are young but pleasant but really have little clue about reading a guest's needs....

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 October 2015

they have simply become a noisy mega resort! Looks like the old resort we knew and loved is gone and in its place is a "conference/wedding party zone". The peace and tranquility is shot. So disappointed.

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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Michelle handled all my questions with very prompt responses and had a nice young woman to greet us upon our arrival due to Michelle was not working that day which was a nice start. The property is very large and with a 21 month old not being able to have your car parked right near your door is a bit...

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Family friendly resort style hotel just a couple hours from the San Francisco Bay Area. Our young kids enjoyed the pool, horses, tree swing, hiking trails, and the garden. Food was also good, especially enjoyed the huevos rancheros for breakfast.

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 September 2015

One of the best properties I've stayed with. A beautiful location. Rooms were fantastic. Staff was outstanding. Great golf. Three outdoor pools. Several outdoor fire pits. Close to Pebble Beach Golf and Cannery Row in Monterey.

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stunning and relaxing, our elegant Carmel Valley resort is abundant with the natural beauty of Northern California, offering intuitive service and memorable experiences in a striking venue. Savor incomparable comfort, breathtaking vistas, and a delightful array of activities at Carmel Valley Ranch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carmel Valley Ranch

Address: One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923-8579
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: ₹ 28,783 - ₹ 58,786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Carmel Valley Ranch 4*
Number of rooms: 144
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Also Known As:
Carmel Valley Ranch Hotel Carmel
Carmel Valley Hotel
Carmel Valley Resort
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“Bluff tub rooms are very quiet and private!”
, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an Executive Suite. 471 was lovely.”
elisabethd765, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“try to get one of the rooms that have separate living rooms - you can get connecting suites and that helps keep everyone in one location.”
854matthewd, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Have only been in the bluff rooms. Great view. Nice short walk to facilities or use their shuttle which are prompt.”
A3109OEdenisp, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Highly recommend vineyard suites”
  • Outdoor Bathtub
laurensP4779BM, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
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