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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a 3 bedroom cottage in mid-October. The difficulty of making the reservation should have been a warning to us, but we still booked our room...and received a confirmation with our price. When we arrived, the rate was higher than was given on our confirmation, which I did not readily available. The cottage itself was average, but fit...

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

The first thing I noticed when we walked in the room was the cluster of cobwebs in the corner. It went downhill from there. We found spiders (alive) and webs all throughout the room. When we called the front desk to ask for something to get rid of them, no one answered. We tried to watch tv but the cable...

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San Jose, CA
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Attended for 2 nights on a business trip in September. Rooms need a little updating, but a good value considering they also provide wine tasting and snacks in the evening and a continental breakfast in the morning. No sign of the owner at breakfast when I was there.

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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 21 September 2016

and to make matters worse, the front office said WOW, that is probably smelly, but it is all we have. Fabreeze was how they answered the problem. Property overall is in very bad shape, poverty level.Breakfast was Cosco Junk.

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Milpitas, California
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I don't know why there are so many bad reviews. Honestly they almost scared us away from staying here. But we bit the bullet and stayed here on a weekend getaway. It turned out to be very nice, I think many other reviewers expect way too much. The location is an out-of-the-way small town (appropriately called Carmel Valley Village) about...

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1Thank plukins2015
Essen, Germany
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived there around 9.15 pm and there was nobody to check in!!! There was a phone outside of the office with 2 different numbers to call but on both were only the answer machine!!! Nobody was reachable and we had to go and to find another hotel after 1 hour waiting and trying!

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We thought we would eat at the hotel on our first night and chose this restaurant. The choice on the menu was a little narrow and I chose the seafood catch of the day which was sea bass for my main course. My starter of a tomato salad was good but my wife's soup was nothing like a bisque which...

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TAMUNING
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I booked for three nights. I had a flight canceled and TELEPHONED to the Carmel Valley Lodge to say I was NOT a 'no show' and please to not rebook my room. No one answers the phone. Only an answering machine. I arrived just at midnight. The parking lot was not lighted at all. Just black. By the the light...

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3Thank PATRICIA M
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This review is more for the accommodations. This place could be really nice if they tried to clean up the rooms and grounds. Where do I even start. The first room we checked into was one of the "cottages". Walking in you could tell this place needed a really good cleaning. The couch looked like is was covered in dust...

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Reviewed 30 July 2016

Charged months ahead of time, but let the ball drop with the Soberanes fires. The air quality was hazardous, parks closed, helicopters constant. But they wouldn't even let you off the hook for 1 nite.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the edge of sunny Carmel Valley Village is the Carmel Valley Lodge and Conference Center. It's a peaceful setting, with 3 acres of lush flowers and water gardens. Carmel Valley Lodge is a dog friendly resort with a park across the street. And Carmel Beach, one the few LEASHLESS beaches in California, is just down Carmel Valley Road. The Conference Center is the perfect setting for training seminars, team building workshops, strategic planning, corporate retreats, family reunions and weddings. Carmel Valley Village offers a host of shopping, dining, and wine tasting opportunities all just a short walk away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carmel Valley Lodge

Address: 8 Ford Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9511
Region: United States > California > Carmel Valley
Price Range: ₹ 7,739 - ₹ 17,989 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Carmel Valley Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Rodent free rooms are advisable”
 of 5 bubbles WITravelAddicts, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The cottage rooms are very dated.. I am not sure where you would stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles jwilly202, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose one of the private cottages, not the main building”
 of 5 bubbles plukins2015, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Wifi didn't work properly.”
 of 5 bubbles 340heidin, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for remodelled rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles ryebre4d, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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