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Carmel Valley Ranch

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Pacifica, California
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Stayed at Carmel Valley Ranch during a week in August for a business meeting. The staff was friendly and helpful during the check in process. I appreciated the map since the property is large. Sadly I did not have the time to really explore everything the property had to offer. The grounds are well kept and it does seem like...

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Medina, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

We booked one night during a visit to the California coast. We were anticipating a stay at a luxury resort and spa, considering the $800 plus price tag on our room. The room was nothing to write home about. It was nice but not special. We were supposed to get early check in, but when we arrived our room was...

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3Thank AmyGmn
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

A place so elegant and comfortable that I will return to again and again! Our room was elegant, comfortable and very spacious. The bed was a dream! Beautiful grounds, very scenic and great for hiking, jogging and horse riding. There is a horse corral, gyms, a sizeable swimming pool and a fantastic restaurant. Their spa is relaxing and offers superb...

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Reviewed 18 August 2015

I just waited (like a fool for 1hour and 15min) in the lobby of this hotel since 2.45pm to check-in and get my room. The lobby staff kept saying that the room will be ready in 15 min and it took them 1 hour and 15min to give me my room at 4pm. Based upon the way I was treated...

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

We apologize for the delay in getting your suite ready for you! The Ranch offers a large selection of activities, relaxation areas, a spa and three stunning pools to take advantage of at any time of the day. Our Valley Kitchen Restaurant as well as our pool bars are open daily to offer delicious beverages and meals. All our guests...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Stayed here 2 weeks ago for 2 nights in a Garland Suite at the end of a lovely holiday in SF and Maui. I had high expectations but they weren't met. Carmel Valley Ranch is ok but at USD1,2000 per night not good enough - certainly not 5 star. Badly let down by bathrooms with leaking shower and broken tiles....

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

Our sincere apologies for the less than acceptable accommodations. We pride ourselves on what The Ranch has to offer and the friendly and approachable staff that makes it special for our guests. You traveled from overseas and we would love to have an opportunity to welcome you back to show you that The Ranch is truly the special place it...

Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Very scenic, a place you just want to stay and never leave! We had a cottage for our family of 5, very nice furnishings, gas logs and roomy, though a kitchenette would be nice. Beautiful meadow view with grazing sheep, a few shops and places to eat nearby.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with my family for 3 nights. The rooms and incredible and so comfy. Everything is so calm there. The food is really lovely and the staff are great. There is so much to do. We had lunch at the golf club every day and had dinner in the hotel restaurant every night and have zero complaints. Such...

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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Stunning rooms, set in amazing location with superb service! Couldn't have asked for more from a holiday destination, thank you so much to all the team! The restaurant within the Ranch was also outstanding, although a little expensive and a few issues with dessert we could not fault the food or service (this includes breakfast), staff were attentive and polite,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We spent four days at this hotel and really fell in love with it. Situated in a lush, green valley about ten minutes drive from the town of Carmel. The hotel itself felt more like a friendly but smart country club. The facilities were excellent, the staff helpful and attentive. The food on site was delicious and fresh - The...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2015

This is lovely country club based around a golf course, with something of a golf course attitude towards children. When we were first allocated our rooms they were somewhat public and the staff were able to find us slightly more private rooms with an excellent view of the valley. One of our children had to sleep on a sofa bed...

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Highlights
  • 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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  • Pool
  • 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
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
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: $594 - $1,150 (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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#1 Luxury Hotel in Carmel
#1 Business Hotel in Carmel
#2 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#6 Family Hotel in Carmel
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“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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles A3109OEdenisp, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Highly recommend vineyard suites”
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 of 5 bubbles laurensP4779BM, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a mini fridge, so only get the kitchenette if you plan on cooking”
 of 5 bubbles SeanW672, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go somewhere else, somewhere that will appreciate your custom!”
 of 5 bubbles IamPrincessSparkles, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
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