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Carmel Valley Ranch

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

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9.1

Excellent
based on 785 reviews
Carmel Valley Ranch - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, United States
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 11.2 km
Location rating 9.8
Nearest airport Monterey Regional
Distance to airport 8.2 km

Rooms

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Resort rooms

$2,038+

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$2,038 per night

Double rooms

$524+

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$1,026 per night
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$1,099 per night
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$1,156 per night
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$1,216 per night
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$1,426 per night
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$524 per night
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$613 per night
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$617 per night
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$617 per night
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$801 per night
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$803 per night
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$830 per night
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$846 per night
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$897 per night
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$903 per night
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Double bed
$929 per night

King rooms

$416+

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$1,152 per night
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$1,323 per night
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$416 per night
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$417 per night
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$467 per night
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$524 per night
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$595 per night
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$602 per night
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$628 per night
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$638 per night
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$692 per night
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$856 per night
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$895 per night

Standard rooms

$257+

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  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    10.0

    Great organic food, wonderful location - very family friendly

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    10.0

    Modern, clean, understated elegance. The service is fantastic!!

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  • Good
    Sep 2019
    7.9

    Atmosphere

    Best pools not available to us as our youngest children are 13. The children’s pool was very noisy

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    9.6

    We had a great experience at the Carmel Valley Ranch - beautiful location, comfortable room, really helpful staff and great food!

  • Excellent
    Aug 2019
    8.5

    restaurant seemed understaffed. took 15-20 minutes to see our waiter multiple times

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About

Overview

Set right in the middle of California’s famous coastline, and just a hair off the beaten track, sits Carmel Valley Ranch. With wide open spaces, local food, and stunning views, this ranch calls itself a 500 acre playground. Just off the Carmel River, it is home to golf courses, dining, hiking, tennis, archery, gardens, pools, and even its own vineyard.

The 18-hole golf course winds through the vineyard, a lavender field, and has two signature holes with stunning views and drops into the valley. Due to the ideal location, the weather is generally in favor of a good game with over 300 sunny days every year. The beautiful modern wellness center offers 19 different complimentary classes from strength training to barre classes and everything in between.

Children are welcome to tour the gardens, chat with the chickens, enjoy arts and crafts classes, and learn about beekeeping. Four-legged friends are also welcome and the ranch is prepared with plush dog beds and a full Pooch Room Service menu featuring locally sourced meats.

A full spa is available, including nail care salon and eucalyptus steam rooms. Home to an award-winning executive chef, dine in cozy modern splendor at the Valley Kitchen, named the “Best Restaurant in Carmel Valley“ in 2018, or try the Cubhouse Grill, or the River Ranch Café.

After filling your days with all that Carmel Valley Ranch has to offer, settle in to a beautiful suite offering 1 to 4 bedrooms and even an outdoor tub.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

9.1 Excellent

based on 785 reviews

9.8

Location

9.1

Amenities

5.0

Breakfast

4.8

Value

Things to know

  • Impressive bathroom
  • Nice building
  • Great view
  • Pleasant hotel grounds

Check in

16:00

Check out

12:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

AMENITIES

Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Disabled access
ATM on-site
Business centre
Internet
Concierge service
Gift shop
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Spa
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Safe
Free parking
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Terrace/Patio
EV charging station
Hiking
Massage
Laundry facilities
Golf
Child pool
Express check out
Hairdryer
Coffee shop
Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
Steam room
Free valet parking
Wedding services
Outdoor tennis
Fireplace
Lift
Scuba diving
Cable or satellite TV
Sauna

FAQs when booking at Carmel Valley Ranch

What are the most popular spa services among guests at the Carmel Valley Ranch?

To rid your body of tension and relax your sore muscles, make a reservation for the Lavender Garden Swedish Massage, a service that lasts between 50 to 110min and is specifically tailored to your needs. If you would like to exfoliate your skin and leave yourself feeling extra hydrated, there is the Rosemary Foaming Body Buff, a treatment that incorporates a jojoba wax glaze. The Lavender Honey Manicure is known for being one of the most popular services at the Carmel Valley Ranch, and it is particularly effective for cracking skin.

What wedding services are offered through the Carmel Valley Ranch?

When you decide to host your wedding at the Carmel Valley Ranch, you will be provided with several services, including the set-up and dismantling of all necessary chairs and tables, a complimentary water station for your guests, and someone to run all audiovisual equipment during the ceremony. Additional services can be provided, such as a dance floor, patio umbrellas, heaters, votive candles, and bartenders.

What special kid-friendly activities can guests expect to find at the Carmel Valley Ranch?

For those that will be staying at the Carmel Valley Ranch with their families, make sure to bring the little ones to the Ranch Hands Kids Camp, a club that is meant for guests between the ages of 6 and 12 and offers a selection of indoor and outdoor activities. If your child is between the ages of 2 and 5, there is the Little Ranchers camp, which costs approximately $25 per child per hour. Additionally, guests of all ages are welcome to make s’mores every night of the week, with all necessary materials provided for free.

What fitness and recreational activities are there for guests to choose from at the Carmel Valley Ranch?

To burn some calories during your trip, go on the Horseshoe Loop Hike, a complimentary guided activity that is led by a naturalist and will allow you to see part of the 500-acre property. For a particularly unique and exciting activity, sign up for an ax-throwing class that is offered by the Carmel Valley Ranch. If you would like to start your morning on a positive note, consider participating in a Hilltop Yoga class that takes place every day from 8:30 am to 10:00 am.

What is the best way to travel from Monterey Regional Airport to the Carmel Valley Ranch?

If your priority is to arrive at Carmel Valley Ranch as quickly as possible, consider driving from Monterey Regional Airport, as the trip will only take you between 15 to 25min depending on traffic conditions. For those that are interested in using a ridesharing service like Uber, a standard one-way fare will cost you approximately $20, while an UberXL will cost approximately $35. Using public transportation is also an option if you are hoping to travel on a budget, and if you take the local bus, the trip will last you between 1h and 1h 15min. (Prices checked 12/08/19).

Where is Carmel Valley Ranch located?

Carmel Valley Ranch is located at One Old Ranch Road, 11.2 km from the centre of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Carmel Valley Ranch Golf Course is the closest landmark to Carmel Valley Ranch.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Carmel Valley Ranch?

Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Carmel Valley Ranch.

Does Carmel Valley Ranch offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Carmel Valley Ranch offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Carmel Valley Ranch offer free parking?

Yes, Carmel Valley Ranch offers free parking.

Does Carmel Valley Ranch offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Carmel Valley Ranch does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Carmel Valley Ranch from the airport?

Carmel Valley Ranch is 8.2 km from Monterey Regional. Carmel Valley Ranch is 94.3 km from San Jose.

Can you bring pets to Carmel Valley Ranch?

Yes, Carmel Valley Ranch is a pet-friendly hotel.

Does Carmel Valley Ranch have a pool?

Yes, Carmel Valley Ranch has a pool on-site.

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Carmel Valley Ranch Golf Course 0.5 km
  • Garland Ranch Regional Park 3.7 km
  • The Barnyard Shopping Village 9.4 km
  • Palo Corona Regional Park 9.8 km
  • Carmel Mission 10.5 km
  • Carl Cherry Center for the Arts 10.8 km

Getting Around

Monterey Regional 8.2 km
San Jose 94.3 km
Seaside, California 11.7 km
Salinas, California 22.2 km