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Carmel Valley Ranch
Top Resort Hotel

One Old Ranch Road, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93923, United States
+1 831 625 9500


Overall guest ratings

9.0/10 Excellent
based on 345 reviews

Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 9.7
  • 9.7
  • 3.0

Good to know

  • Great menu
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
  • Great view


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    Carmel Valley Ranch is located 1.5 miles from the Chateau Julien Winery in Carmel, Calif. Laguna Seca Raceway is five miles from the ranch.

    Hotel Features.

    Carmel Valley Ranch is surrounded by the forests of the Santa Lucia Mountains. Dining options include modern California cuisine sourced with local ingredients at The Lodge Restaurant at Carmel Valley Ranch, coastal ranch cuisine at Clubhouse Restaurant and Bar, and deli-style lunches at the Ranch House Cafe. The ranch features an adults only infinity pool, spa tub (ages 16+), and a family friendly junior Olympic sized swimming pool and spa tub, an outdoor shower, and splash zone. The golf course, designed by Pete Dye, is a 6,234-yard championship course and driving range. An onsite fitness center includes private yoga, meditation and Pilates instruction. Relax at the Spa Aiyana, which offers massages and various body treatments. The tennis club includes 6 hard and 2 clay courts, locker rooms, a sports court, and a pro shop. Hiking, biking and running trails wind through the ranch's 400-acre grounds. Guests appreciate the Ranch Hands Kids Camps for the little ones, designed by certified school teachers. The Adventure Kitchen, features home to hands-on cooking demonstrations and ongoing "Ranch Chef" competitions. Another unique amenity to the property is a sustainable four-acre pinot noir vineyard, year-round organic garden and chicken coop, and a world class bee apiary where guests can grab a protective suit and engage with the hives. Carmel Valley Ranch is a smoke-free property.


    The property offers suites with balconies or patios, fireplaces, sofa beds and separate dining areas. All suites include bathrooms with slippers, as well as coffeemakers and mini fridges. Wireless Internet access is available for a fee. The resort can provide rollaway beds (surcharge). Room service is available (limited hours).

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    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Business centre
    • Internet
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Hot tub
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Free parking
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Childrens programmes
    • Concierge service
    • Room service
    • Golf
    • Spa
    • Child pool
    • Express check out
    • Coffee shop
    • Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
    • Steam room
    • Free valet parking
    • Wedding services
    • Outdoor tennis
    • Fireplace
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    9.0 Excellent
    based on 345 reviews
    • 10.0 "Excellent wellness & sports facilities."
    • 9.7 "Very comfortable."
      10.0 "100% thought rooms were spacious."
      10.0 "100% thought it was pleasantly quiet."
      8.6 "86% said the beds were comfortable."
    • 9.7 "Awesome vibe."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 9.0 "Excellent amenities."
      9.0 "90% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.1 "91% found the grounds to be nice."
    • 8.5 "Rooms are great."
      9.7 "97% thought the view was good."
      10.0 "100% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.6 "86% said the beds were comfortable."
      8.0 "80% said rooms were clean."
    • 3.0 "Awful breakfast."

    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    based on 220 reviews
    • 9.7 "Awesome vibe."
    • 9.6 "Very comfortable."
      10.0 "100% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 8.8 "Amenities are good."
      8.6 "86% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 8.3 "Rooms are great."
      9.5 "95% thought the view was good."
      10.0 "100% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 7.7 "Tasty food."
      8.0 "80% loved the menu selection."
    • 6.7 "Pool is mediocre."

    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    based on 124 reviews
    • 9.8 "Very comfortable."
    • 9.1 "Excellent amenities."
      8.9 "89% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 8.3 "Rooms are great."
    • 8.2 "Location is great."
    • 7.7 "Tasty food."
    • 6.5 "Service is ok."
    Hotel type
    Resort Hotel
    Guests say this is a wonderful resort hotel.
    Family Hotel
    Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
    Luxury Hotel
    Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
    Good to know
    "Great menu"
    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
    "Great view"
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