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Suite (Santa Lucia)

One King and One Sofa Bed
Max Occupancy: 2 adults, 1 child
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Suite (Ranch King)

One King and One Sofa Bed
Max Occupancy: 5 adults
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Suite (Garland)

One King and One Sofa Bed
Max Occupancy: 5 adults
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Suite (Hilltop Ranch Double)

Two Double and One Sofa Bed
Max Occupancy: 5 adults
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All-suites resort in Carmel Valley foothills

Close to winery

Oaks and gracious weeping willows dot the 500-acre grounds of this 4-star resort, set within 2 miles of Chateau Julien Winery and within 7 miles of Carmel-by-the-Sea and Laguna Seca Raceway.

Leisure options

Carmel Valley Ranch guests enjoy a golf course, 9 tennis courts, 2 outdoor heated pools, hiking trails, full-service spa, and a restaurant serving dishes prepared from locally sourced ingredients.

Soaking tubs

Spacious suites at Carmel Valley Ranch feature fireplaces and private decks. Bathrooms provide separate showers and soaking tubs, and nightly turndown service is available.

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The Overview

Set on 500 acres in the Carmel Valley foothills, the lushly landscaped Carmel Valley Ranch is seven miles from Carmel-by-the-Sea and 14 miles from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Chateau Julien, 1.5 miles from the resort, offers daily winery tours.

The ranch offers a restaurant, 4,500 square feet of meeting space and 3,200 square feet of outdoor patio space. A 24-hour business center is available. A full-service spa is also available. Recreational amenities at this 4-star property include nine tennis courts, a salt-water, Junior Olympic pool, a 5,200 square-foot fitness center, a children's pool, and a splash zone. The resort offers a dining room, an outdoor heated pool, an infinity spa tub, cabanas, and fire pits. Views might reveal grazing deer or wild turkeys resting on tree branches. Carmel Valley Ranch is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Banquet facilities
  • Golf course on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Number of floors - 1
  • Bar/lounge
  • Clubhouse
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Multiple large conference rooms
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Event catering
  • Express check-out
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Total number of rooms - 139
  • Multiple small meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free parking
  • Patio
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • RV, bus, truck parking
  • Security guard
  • Self parking
  • Spa services on site
  • Beauty services
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) cooked-to-order
  • Business services
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Wedding services
  • Concierge services
  • Exhibit space
  • Full-service health spa
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Health club
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Media library
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Number of spa tubs - 2
  • Children's club
  • Library
  • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
  • Medical assistance available
  • Valet parking
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting/conference rooms - 5
  • Outdoor tennis courts 9
  • Secretarial services
  • Shopping on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Steam room
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Swimming pool - children's
  • Television in lobby
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Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi


Free parking, Self parking, Valet parking, RV, bus, truck parking

The Room
  • Fireplace
  • Patio
  • Climate control
  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • In-room massage available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Cable TV service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Bathrobes
  • Desk
  • Flat-panel TV
  • HDTV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • iPod docking station
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The Eats

Lodge Dining Room - Breakfast is offered 7am-11am daily. Lunch is served 11:30am-3pm daily. Dinner is available 5pm-9pm (Sunday - Thursday) and 5pm-10pm Friday and Saturday. Bar is open 11am-9pm (Sunday - Thursday) and 11am-11pm Friday and Saturday.

For golfers, the Clubhouse restaurant is conveniently located near 9th and 18th holes, offering coffee and pastry 6:30am-9:30am, and light sandwiches and snacks 10:30am-6:30pm.

All menu items are prepared from locally sourced ingredients.

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Out and About

Carmel Valley Ranch's 18-hole, par 70 golf course provides a fleet of carts, enlarged greens, refurbished bunkers, and augmented tee grounds.

A tennis center offers seven hard-surface and two clay courts. Professional tennis lessons are available (surcharge). The newly built 5,200 square-foot fitness center includes state-of-the-art strength-training and cardio equipment, and a separate spin studio. The resort also features two outdoor heated swimming pools and two hot tubs, two bocce courts, sport courts, and children's splash zone. Aerobics and Pilates classes are available.

Hiking, biking, and running trails wind through the 500 acres of ranch grounds. Carmel Valley Ranch coordinates horseback riding through an equestrian center six miles away (surcharge). Carmel-by-the-Sea, seven miles away, offers numerous water sports.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the ranch; fees may apply.

  • Motor boating nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Boating nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Horse riding/rental nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Aerobics on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Bird watching on site
  • Golf - driving range on site
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Mountain biking on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Playground on site
  • Running track/path on site
  • Swimming on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
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Mind and Body

The 10,500-square-foot Spa Aiyana offers three VIP double spa treatment suites with fireplaces, eight deluxe spa treatment rooms, and a manicure and pedicure salon. The spa menu incorporates fresh herbs, botanical extracts, and floral, aromatic and herbal oils. Services include massage, body, facial and couples treatments. The three double suites can be connected for private events. Spa Aiyana’s wellness program encourages guests to interact with nature by enjoying hiking, meditative walks, and yoga on the spectacular hilltop yoga platform. The outdoor Lodge pool, infinity jacuzzi, private cabanas, and fire pits adjacent to the Spa offer guests an ideal relaxation environment.

  • Facial treatments
  • Number of treatment rooms 11
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Massages
  • Body treatments


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
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Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon


Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa

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Pets allowed, Pet policy - dogs only, Maximum number of pets per room 2

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night
Hotel resort fee inclusions (may be listed elsewhere in this description as complimentary or available for a surcharge):
  • Pool access
  • Spa tub access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Newspaper
  • Faxes
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Concierge/valet service
  • Self parking
  • Valet parking
  • Parking
  • Lending library access
  • Housekeeping/cleaning fees/gratuities
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
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We Should Mention

Children 15 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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