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Bernardus Lodge & Spa

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

The staff is what made this place great, food was excellent and well done. The location is very scenic and serene. The pool was a great place to relax and there are plenty of activities within a short drive. The only complaint would be that on the first floor units you can definitely hear the footsteps of the guests above.

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

Dear Will H, Thank you for staying at Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for sharing your feedback. Your compliments are truly very generous. Reading that “the staff is what made this place great,” 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. I am...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 9 October 2015

What a treat to stay at the newly remodeled and upgraded Bernardus Lodge and Spa in Carmel Valley. There are so many reasons you must book a room at this luxurious hotel when visiting the Monterey/Carmel region. Here are a few of the high points: 1.The staff is well-trained, very hospitality oriented, with a desire to make sure that your...

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

Thank you so much for staying with us and for posting such a detailed review. It is a pleasure reading through the high points of your stay. I am certain that your review will help travelers make the very best of their trip to Carmel Valley. I am so glad that you participated in our Mercedes Drive Program and took...

Elk Grove, California
Reviewed 9 October 2015

This place was amazing. From the time you step onto the property you are treated with respect and a welcoming face. The place is beautifully remodeled, has many places to lounge and relax everywhere, food, Lucia, bar, stocked room bar, borrowing the hotel 550 Mercedes. It is all just a great getaway to forget the rest of the world.

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

Dear Ranchwed, Congratulations on your 20th wedding anniversary! We are honored that you chose Bernardus Lodge & Spa to celebrate such an incredible occasion. At is heart, Bernardus is a romantic hotel, where life slows to relaxed rhythm. Thank you for your kind compliments of Lucia Restaurant & Bar, our Mercedes Drive Program and of our hospitality. I hope that...

Montecito, California
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Dive into a 9-foot-deep pool and luxuriate in a true swimming experience. Espresso in the room was a treat, as was the added attraction of no minibar expenses. Both the Chardonnay and the Pinot Noir half-bottles, given gratis to all guests, were delightful. Kudos to the staff, all of whom were friendly and helpful.

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

Dear James B, Thank you so much for staying at with us and for posting this thoughtful review. I am pleased to know that you enjoyed several of our in-room amenities including the Nespresso coffee/espresso maker and a variety of Bernardus wine. Autumn in wine country is truly spectacular, offering guests many warm, sunny days. I am glad you took...

Danville, California
Reviewed 5 October 2015

From calling to make a reservation, to the bell staff and the service in the bar...it was amazing. The property is beautiful. The ground are so well kept, the gardens are fun to walk. Our room had such amazing detail. We will be back!

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

Dear Cadistephenson, Thank you so much for staying at with us and for posting this review. I am thrilled to know that you enjoyed your stay and that you are already looking forward to returning. We look forward to welcoming you back for another relaxing and rejuvenating stay very soon. Best Regards, Sean Damery Vice President & General Manager

Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 29 September 2015

My husband and I just returned from a 3 night weekend stay at Bernardus Lodge, staying because of a wedding nearby. We very much liked the property, and we definitely would stay again if ever we needed or wanted to be back in the Carmel/Carmel Valley area. FWIW, we had contacted the GM in Nov 2014 to ask if we...

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

Dear Bill R, Thank you so much for visiting Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for sharing such a detailed and thorough review of your stay. While you are complimentary of our location, dining and overall stay, I am especially proud of your feedback on our service. I agree wholeheartedly that great service is in the recovery of the glitches that...

Washoe City, Nevada, United States
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Great for couples, weddings, events and families. Lots of different sitting areas inside and out to relax. Rooms well appointed with nice bathrooms. Good restaurant and bar areas. Pool with a great feature if you are handicapped to help you in and out of the pool. They have a spa, I didn't have time to use it.

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

Dear Judy B, Terrific title, we could not have said it better ourselves! Thank you so much for staying with us and for sharing your feedback. You touched on many of our attributes; luxury guest rooms with vaulted ceilings, fireside gathering areas, Lucia Restaurant & Bar and a gorgeous pool. The Spa at Bernardus is a must-do for your next...

Reviewed 25 September 2015

This was my second stay here at the same time of year - November. It is a wonderful retreat in a peaceful location, and I sleep soundly here. The restaurant is cosy with excellent food, and if the weather is good, walking around the grounds always brings a sense of fresh air and the great outdoors.

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

Dear Ian K, Thank you so much for staying with us again and for posting such a kind review. As you mentioned, Bernardus Lodge & Spa is set in the heart of Carmel Valley wine country with seemingly endless sunshine and a breathtaking backdrop of the Santa Lucia mountain range. I am so glad to know that when traveling on...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 September 2015

A true gem of a hotel that as Southern California natives we were delighted to discover. Very easy and quick to get to via LAX to Monterey, and a wonderful, more intimate alternative to the Ojai Valley Inn or Santa Barbara Biltmore that just makes you feel like you've really been away to someplace very special with almost no effort....

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

Dear Laura S, Thank you so much for staying with us and for sharing your feedback. Your title certainly says it all! I appreciate you mentioning how easy the trip was up to Carmel Valley from southern California. Monterey’s small airport is a bit of hidden gem and is very convenient for making a weekend trip to the area. I...

Modesto, California
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Everything here is amazing from the location, views, facility, design, Food, and the Staff are so friendly making this the go to destination for a high end facility and service I have never experienced before I have been to Europe and nothing compares to home and Bernardus Lodge & Spa you have to experience all this facility has to offer...

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Dear Jeanine W, Thank you so much for choosing Bernardus Lodge & Spa to honor your 25th anniversary – and congratulations! Your review is very kind, especially your compliments of our hospitality and staff. I am exceptionally proud of the service we provide here and am delighted to hear that it was highlight during your stay. We look forward to...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Business Centre 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
Region: United States > California > Carmel Valley
Price Range: ₹ 24,493 - ₹ 64,301 (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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“Croquet rooms 15 thru 18 are our favorites.”
MRL123827, 26 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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