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Carmel Valley Lodge

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The area was fantastic...the accommodations were far from it. I will only post about the grounds and room. The poor customer service/management is a whole other story. Pulled up to our room and the grounds looked like they haven't been touched all year. This place needs an army of grounds keepers to make it look presentable (see photos). The buildings...

1Thank Karen K
San Jose
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We stayed for 1 night at a great price of $100. Paying any more than that could be a disappointing experience. We have not stayed there since 2012 and noticed some small changes. Upon arrival, the office no longer offered little cellophane bags of toffee and bags of dog treats for your pet. There used to be DVDs and books...

Thank Didedi9
Reviewed 6 February 2017

A more affordable option that better reflects the valley and a more casual approach than in Camel itself. Great staff, wonderful breakfasts and rooms that vary, some more updated than others. The rooms can be spare but all had fireplaces in the rooms I stayed in and the suite (a generous upgrade in winter) was especially lovely. Covers the basics...

Thank Cindy B
Sacramento, California, United States
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I'm undecided between 3 or 4 stars and once again wish it was possible to give 3 1/2. I would say that the lady that checked us in cost this place a full star. We walked in to the lobby- cozy place with coffee and some treats out for guests. Gave us a good feeling at first until we met...

Thank John H
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Reviewed 24 November 2016

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...

3Thank MilesToTheCaribbean
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...

Thank Bethany E
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.

Thank Lisaact1
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 22 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.

Thank jwilly202
Milpitas, California
Reviewed 8 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...

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!

Thank Godfather666

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • 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: RM534 - RM2,391 (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”
MilesToTheCaribbean, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The cottage rooms are very dated.. I am not sure where you would stay here.”
jwilly202, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose one of the private cottages, not the main building”
plukins2015, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Wifi didn't work properly.”
340heidin, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for remodelled rooms.”
ryebre4d, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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