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Carmel Valley Ranch

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Simple and elegant. I absolutely adored the views, the food, the atmosphere and just generally being here. I can't wait to come back for our anniversary. Next time I'll have to bring my nice camera because there's plenty gorgeous shot opportunities

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Outstanding Beautiful California Scenes at Carmel Valley Ranch. We absolutely LOVED everything about Carmel Valley Ranch. Service. Venue. We attended an AMAZING WEDDING at Carmel Valley Ranch for several days and evenings. Food was simply OUTSTANDING. I cannot praise Carmel Valley Ranch enough. We will definitely return again soon several times.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had an amazing time at the ranch. The property and landscape were manicured and beautiful. We traveled with 2 kids - 10 and 13. All of us had really good time. The Bee Experience was cool. Get to do something different. The pool was nice and warm. Staff was very friendly and helpful in booking, activity planning, checking in...

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CVRManager, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Vipa N, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others. We're delighted to know that you and your family enjoyed the Bee Experience as well as the other many amenities and activities our Ranch has to offer. We'll look forward to your return and yes, next time we hope you can stay longer. Sincerely, Thomas...

San Rafael, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great staff. Great activities program. Incredible restaurant. We love coming here and just relaxing at the River Ranch or taking walks on the property. We will definitely be back to this place again and again.

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CVRManager, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Hello bowtown78, Thank you for your recent return visit! We do agree that there is so much to do, that one stay is just not enough. Thank you for being one of our many guests returning "again and again". See you next time, Thomas S Director of Rooms

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

everything is special here: the location, the environment, the spa, the restaurant, the service, the staff etc..... this is our second visit here but we will return with no doubt. For those who would like to spend even a short vacation that's the place for a neverending memory

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CVRManager, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Villa S, Thank you so much for the kind words! The "neverending memory" is certainly our intent. We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Thomas S Director of Rooms

Scotts Valley, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a lovely staycation at Carmel Valley Ranch! Paige was very helpful in arranging our accommodations and made sure we were well taken care of. Every detail of this place is truly amazing. They really go out of their way to make sure your stay is everything you were hoping for. You can't beat their views...

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CVRManager, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Dear SueMLong, Thank you so much for spending your "staycation" with us here at the Ranch! We are delighted to hear that you and your Husband enjoyed your time with us. We'll share your recognition of Paige with the team; she is truly wonderful. As a local to the Monterey Peninsula we know you have a lot of wonderful choices;...

California
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful place to escape to! We ended up at the Ranch last minute, right before Thanksgiving and I wish every vacation/staycation was as perfect. Our room was amazing, thank you to Kui & Dana! Who doesn't want to soak in a tub and look out over the valley?! There was a double sided fireplace where we sat all...

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CVRManager, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Emily S, Thank you so much for spending your recent "staycation" with us here at Carmel Valley Ranch. Indeed, there is something truly memorable about enjoying a warm bath on your balcony in front of the fire as the fog retreats from Carmel Valley! We are so delighted that you enjoyed your brief reprieve and have shared your feedback...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about our stay was wonderful, even before we arrived. It's not easy coordinating rooms, meals and events when you're rolling with an entourage of 13. But thanks to the gracious and helpful concierge services, the spectacular rooms and property, and the fantastic array of restaurants and events, we had little left to do other than enjoy ourselves. And that...

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CVRManager, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you Jodony, Our Ranch is indeed the perfect retreat for a multi-generational family, group of friends, or an "entourage of 13". There is definitely something for everyone. We really appreciate your comments as our team works very hard to ensure that everyone has a memorable stay here at the Ranch. We're delighted to know that on this occasion, all...

Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is huge and beautiful! We saw lots of deer and wild turkeys, and my room was up on the ridge so the view was gorgeous. The room, or suite rather, was lovely and comfortable. I appreciated the snacks and bottled water. I did leave the do not disturb sign on the door one day and the housekeeping staff...

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CVRManager, Manager at Carmel Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Dear VC842, Thank you so much for your constructive feedback. We appreciate your comments and will share them in our on-going training. We're delighted to know that you enjoyed Chef Wood's cuisine, beautiful scenery and spacious rooms. We certainly hope to have the opportunity to serve you again one day. With gratitude, Thomas S Director of Rooms

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Carmel Valley Ranch could not be a more wonderful place, nestled as it is in the hills with stunning views. The room (225) was large and gracious, the amenities were generous and surprising, the staff was thoughtful, gracious, attentive, and helpful. We enjoyed dining in the restaurant as well. More than just beautiful accommodations, there was an impressive list...

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Dear Michael T, Thank you so much for your recent celebration with us here at the Ranch! Your kind words have made our day! We will celebrate your comments with the team. "The Ranch is the Very best of what hospitality truly means" is about the best complement we have ever received here at Carmel Valley Ranch. We are truly...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • 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: RM1,702 - RM3,125 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Carmel
#1 Business Hotel in Carmel
#2 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#6 Family Hotel in Carmel
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