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Bernardus Lodge & Spa

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for the night after wanting somewhere to stop between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. The road to Big Sur is currently shut, so we thought this would be a lovely treat. We weren't disappointed! The rooms were lovely, and incredibly comfortable, with everything we could possibly need. We were in a ground floor garden...

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

Dear Caroline P, Thank you for your wonderful review! I am thrilled you chose to stay at Bernardus Lodge and spa and was not disappointed. Each of the elements of the resort from guestrooms, restaurant and service are designed to be an escape from the hustle and bustle of life. I am so glad our front desk manager was very...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was California’s inclement weather and subsequent mudslides at the beginning of the year that brought us here: our first choice - The Ventana - became suddenly disconnected from the road network and had had to close. Their website helpfully suggested that we consider their sister resort, The Carmel Valley Ranch. It was considered briefly, but the website was all...

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

Dear Le-Bon-Viveur, What a gracious headline! Thank you for choosing Bernardus Lodge and Spa and for writing such a detailed and kind review. Your compliments of our arrival experience, spacious villa and bathroom, bedding and our luxurious spa are very generous. When your travels bring you back to California, Carmel Valley awaits your return. Warm regards, Sean Damery Vice President...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Look, is Carmel beautiful? Yes. Was the food delicious at Bernardus? Of course. Was the wine upon checking in and drinking throughout our stay amazing? Duh. Besides all those elements, why would I choose to go back to Bernardus over all the cute other hotels in the Carmel area? Because of the staff, that's why. Never have I ever had...

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

Dear Brittany V, Thank you for staying at Bernardus Lodge and Spa on your recent business travels. I am so proud of our team here and know that true hospitality is at the heart of the Bernardus experience. Thank you for specifically recognizing our amazing team of hospitality professionals and the service they provide. Your review is truly a very...

Groveland, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having traveled all over the world (to 85 countries), we can honestly say Bernardus Lodge is among the VERY BEST! The service is impeccable . .they call you by name where ever you are . . .they are wonderfully polite and accommodating. Our room, which was a garden view, could not have been nicer. They stock the refrigerator with wine,...

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

Dear Dotty and Dick D, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this wonderful review! We are delighted you chose Bernardus Lodge and spa for your 31st anniversary celebration. You were kind to mention our impeccable service, luxury guest rooms and “goodies” that came with your room accommodation. We look forward to making more memories with...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the lodge for one night in April. Lunch was great - garden veggie sandwich with a glass of Bernardus Chardonnay. Staff are wonderfully gracious. The spa was able to accommodate a last minute massage appointment. Room was very nice. Seemed somewhat recently updated. Very spacious room with a nice patio looking out to bocce courts. Quiet, pleasant...

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

Dear mizchelley, Thank you for staying at Bernardus Lodge and spa and sharing your feedback. I am pleased to read you had a wonderful birthday weekend getaway! We strive to make our guests feel relaxed and rejuvinated. On your next visit, you may want to take advantage of our enjoyable Mercedes Benz Drive Program. We look forward to your return...

Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here with Amex FHR. Amongst the properties we've used this benefit at, this place was the best value. It was so good, we booked another stay next week. The restaurant, room, hotel grounds, complimentary Mercedes SL550, complimentary wine tasting vouchers, plus the raw beauty of the valley and the ocean made this an unforgettable and really unique experience. If...

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

Dear Eric H, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your recent visit to Bernardus Lodge and Spa. We are delighted that you enjoyed the warmth and luxuries we provide along with the outstanding service by our respected team members. I am so proud of the team we have here. Our team remains dedicated to our service culture. We appreciate...

Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised to find this place as it is serene, beautiful and offers perks and comfort comparable to some of the best resorts I have been to without breaking the bank. We went for an overnight trip and made use of one of their package allowing us to combine our room, spa and dinner. The Spa at Bernardus...

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

Dear gtg619x, Thank you for sharing your experiences with us! We sincerely value your feedback. I am thrilled to hear you were delighted with our resort and found a place to escape close to home. Now that you have discovered us, I hope you will return soon and often. Sean Damery Vice President and General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bernadus was everything we could hope for. Melt in your mouth fillet mignon paired with sensual wine grown right on the grounds. Serene relaxation areas from massage essentials to enjoying some more wine in the infinity spa that overlooks the lodge and its perfect position in Carmel Valley. Soft beds spacious rooms and outdoor areas that make it feel as...

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

Dear Alizah A, Thank you for staying at Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for sharing your feedback. Your compliments are truly very generous. Reading that “the staff acts like family and treat you as such,” is truly a highlight. We have a terrific team of hospitality and service professionals working here, many whom have been here 10 years or more....

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Bernardus via recommendation and I could not have been happier. Nothing is too much for the staff and the grounds are beautifully kept. It is a nice touch having the cars to take out. Thoroughly enjoyed and looking forward to returning.

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

Dear Jon O, Thank you for staying at Bernardus Lodge and Spa. I am pleased to hear you had a positive experience. We take pride in nurturing our grounds so they stay beautiful year round. We are glad you’ve taken advantage of our Mercedes Benz drive program to explore. We look forward to your return visit. Regards, Sean Damery Vice...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bernardus is everything you could want for a romantic or relaxing getaway. Great food. Beautiful nature. Magnificent rooms. Spa services. VIP treatment. And the list could go on. The one issue is the noise. On my first stay, I had a ground floor room. The upstairs neighbors, and later housekeeping, were so loud that they ruined my morning in what...

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

Dear Alex T, Thank you for giving Bernardus Lodge and Spa a second chance. I am pleased to read you enjoyed our grounds, food, spa services and our beautiful nature however, I am sorry your relaxation was interrupted. We respect your R&R time as highly valuable. If you do reconsider, please contact me directly through the hotel and I will...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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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
Region: United States > California > Carmel Valley
Price Range: ₹ 24,626 - ₹ 64,286 (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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Bernardus Hotel Carmel Valley
Bernardus Carmel Lodge Valley
Bernardus Lodge
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“Go for the best you can afford - you won't regret it”
Le-Bon-Viveur, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Not sure that there is really enough difference to matter. We had an upper floor room.”
davidbR7335SO, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose suite 58 - great views and close to the infinity edge spa”
cbhunsberger, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Chose an upstairs (only 2 stories) room as they have cathedral ceilings which are quire charming.”
dfwmaverick, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All are good.”
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