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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 June 2015

A truly stunning resort. The recent remodel is exceptional, I mean really exceptional. If you like modern, updated decor mixed with old world luxury and service - all in a most beautiful and tranquil setting, then look no further. We were there to celebrate our anniversary and I literally could not imagine a better place to be to do so....

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

Dear Don D, Fantastic headline – I could not have said it better. Thank you so much for choosing Bernardus Lodge & Spa for your anniversary celebration and for sharing your feedback. I hope that Bernardus offered a peaceful escape to connect and cultivate the memories that matter most. There’s no place like Carmel Valley - and I am thrilled...

Santa Cruz, California, Usa
Reviewed 1 June 2015

The recently renovated Bernardus is a lovely facility with superb service and excellent food. The grass courts offer a wonderful opportunity for family or team building games of bocce ball or croquet. Unlike many facilities, the pool is available 24 hours allowing responsible people to enjoy themselves at their leisure. It's a great getaway!

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

Dear GaryAGarcia, Thank you so much for choosing Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for sharing your feedback. Glad to hear that you enjoyed being on Bernardus time; where guests are able to relax, reflect, rejuvenate and breathe deep. We are just a short drive down the coast from Santa Cruz, as you know. I hope you will return for another...

Longwood, FL
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

We just checked out of the Bernardus after a three night stay and can already not wait to go back. This is an incredible resort with immaculate grounds and incredible rooms. The decor reminds me of the decorators Chip and Joanna Gaines on HGTV - not the way I'd necessarily choose to do my own home, but inviting and relaxing....

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

Dear MommaFox Wow – what a gracious headline! Thank you so much for staying with you us and for posting such a detailed review. Considering that you are a Senior Contributor to TripAdvisor, it is such a compliment to have you say that Bernardus Lodge & Spa is your favorite resort – thank you! Our goal is met when our...

Huntingdon Valley PA
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Second opportunity to stay at the Lodge. The recent renovations to the facility are excellent. This is a property with understated refinement and a laid back atmosphere sure to please any savvy traveler. It served as a respite for our group after spending several days at Pebble Beach. The restaurant has changed names but not its spectacular cuisine of chef.

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Dear Stuart D, Thank you for your continued patronage of Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for writing such a kind review. Your compliments of our recent renovation are very generous. Bernardus Lodge & Spa truly does offer all the comfort of Carmel Valley - and all the quiet of a sophisticated vineyard escape. Thank you for recognizing that Chef Cal...

Powell Butte, Oregon
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Been a frequent Bernardus guest since it first opened many years ago- my favorite on the Monterey Peninsula. However, complete makeover has resulted in Las Vegas-like surroundings, a changing color fire pit, a complete loss of intimacy in the restaurants, and a staff unsure of how to accept cash, and under orders not to allow food by the large outdoor...

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

Dear Barbara N, Thank you for your patronage of Bernardus Lodge & Spa. Your feedback helps keep us focused on what is most important to us – providing exemplary experiences throughout each and every element of the resort. I apologize that your experience this trip was less than perfect. I appreciate your feedback as we were certainly unsuccessful in several...

Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 26 May 2015

My husband and I visited over the Memorial Day weekend. We had a lovely time. The room was spacious and immaculate. The staff were very attentive and friendly. The grounds are well kept. We loved the spa and especially the private spa pool area. We do wish that there were stations for charging electric cars and that the tennis courts...

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

Dear TravelerX_13, Thank you for choosing to spend your holiday weekend at Bernardus Lodge & Spa and for posting this review. I am thrilled that you indulged with time at our Spa to relax, renew and reawaken the senses. The private warming pool is truly a sanctuary like no other. We will have several Tesla and electrical vehicle charging stations...

Northbrook, Illinois
Reviewed 21 May 2015

This was our first visit to Bernardus and I am definitely going back. From the moment we walked in until we checked out, the entire staff could not have been kinder. The grounds are immaculate. The rooms are spectacular. They did not miss a thing on the remodel. I understand the decor is different from the original french country, but...

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

Dear David D, Thank you so much for sharing feedback on your recent stay with us. It was truly a pleasure to welcome you and your family. Carmel Valley wine country has a charm like no other and we do our best to provide amenities, like wine upon check-in to reflect this unique character. Recognizing that our “entire staff could...

Milton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 May 2015

On our trip up the California coast, we were so lucky to have stumbled upon the recently renovated Bernardus Lodge. Tucked away in Carmel Valley away from the hustle and bustle of Carmel-by-the-sea and Pebble Beach, we found Bernardus a great place to just slow down and enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Valley. Bernardus has its own Vineyard and...

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

Dear Suhayward, Thank you so much for stopping in during your drive up the coast and for posting such a detailed review. We wish that you and the family had more time to spend with us too! Thank you for acknowledging our efforts to be true stewards of the land. Our conservation and on site sustainable garden programs are something...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Had an amazing time on a recent anniversary trip. Sumptuous redesign, delicious food, friendly & professional staff, just beautiful everything! Completely recommend for a quick getaway, you won't want to leave. Just about 10 minutes drive from Carmel-by-the-Sea and all the restaurants, etc over there. But it can get crowded and touristy over there and we were so, so relieved...

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Dear Nina F, Thank you for choosing Bernardus Lodge & Spa for your anniversary and for sharing your feedback. Bernardus is all about romance, reconnection and creating and celebrating lifelong memories with the one you love. We are fortunate be tucked in the rolling vineyards of Carmel Valley and can create a relaxed, wine country pace. I am delighted to...

San Francisco
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Bernardus has been the "go to" getaway for my wife and I for years. Just a day or so there can feel like you've broken off from the stresses of home for a full week! Beautiful rooms, fantastic food and drink and impeccable staff. The place was always beautiful, but the recent remodel has improved on what was already a...

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

Dear Titojake, Wonderful review! Thank you so much. We are delighted to be a trusted and reliable “go to” when you and your wife are in need of a relaxing escape from the bustle of life — to calm and revitalize all five senses. Please return - and be rejuvenated again soon. Best Regards, Sean Damery Vice President & General...

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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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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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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: ₹ 24,874 - ₹ 59,205 (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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“Not sure that there is really enough difference to matter. We had an upper floor room.”
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“Choose suite 58 - great views and close to the infinity edge spa”
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“Chose an upstairs (only 2 stories) room as they have cathedral ceilings which are quire charming.”
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