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New York City
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The setting is wonderful, the suites are terrific, the tennis instruction was excellent, the food was good. Issues we had: A wakeup call at 6 am that we didn't ask for; hot water took a long time to reach the room, late housekeeping to clean the room. We'd still go back as the setting is really special.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Four of us went to this lovely restaurant during restaurant week. We showed up early for our 7:00 reservation and enjoyed the lively bar scene and the delicious martini(me) and wine ( my husband and other husband). Although it took quite a long time to be seated in the elegant dining room, we all enjoyed the festive atmosphere of this...

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Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A hotel, in my view is a combination of location, facilities and, of course, the people who work there. Rancho Valencia is that rare place that excels in each category. I came for a solo week of tennis, relaxation and some sightseeing. RV deserves its place as the number 1 destination for tennis. The facilities are excellent and the coaches...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here a few days ago...and WOW...the staff go above and beyond. The physical property is charming, immaculate, romantic, quiet, pristine, beautiful gardens. Our room had a toilet in it that retails for about $5,000 dollars....ha!! Lovely fireplaces everywhere and the BEST margaritas made by the fabulous bartenders in the pony room. The greeters at the security gate were so...

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Boston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can see Rancho Valencia as my go-to resort on West Coast now. This Relais & Chateaux is like a perfect oasis right outside of downtown San Diego. Highlights on my trip: *Service: was greeted by name upon arrival and throughout my stay. I brought my puppy baby girl with me and the staffs are very accommodating which I highly...

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Birmingham, Michigan
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We decided to make this wonderful small resort our base of operations to see the San Diego area and we were blown away. We went to the other Five Diamond resort in the area first and decided to checkout based on the extra distance and fragrance in the hotel that agitated my wife's allergies. AMEX made the reservations and RV...

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Chicago
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I truly expected to like this hotel. I wanted to like this hotel. It's in a nice setting, it's a member of Relais & Châteaux, and it's generally been highly rated. My experience, however, was disappointing. The staff is poorly trained and lackluster. The physical plant is nice (our suite was large and well decorated), but the presence of parked...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 November 2016

It is always disappointing to visit a place you once loved and find that it is no longer special. Our family used to come here several times a year, it was one of our favorite places to escape Los Angeles. However, this could be the last time we come back. We arrived and there was no one at the front...

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Noel D, General Manager at Rancho Valencia, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie, Thank you for sharing your thoughts regarding your recent stay with us. I am very sorry to read about your experience, and to hear that your visit was anything less than stellar. We truly strive to bring our guests a warm, welcoming five star experience, and it is disappointing to see that we let you down. We have...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 19 November 2016

To start we were married here 5 years ago and it was the most magical day of our lives, so RV will forever have a place in our hearts. It's been 5 years since we've have been here (due to moving away) and our experience coming back exceeded my every expectation. We arrived early and our room, the Valencia Suite,...

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Novato
Reviewed 14 November 2016

just left the San Diego area and stayed at Rancho Valencia with my daughter while visiting colleges. Could not have been a more perfect choice. Absolutely beautiful property. The staff was what stood out the most. They did everything with a smile and surprised with treats at every turn. The fact that I was not charged for parking and the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Veladora
Veladora
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean, Contemporary
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Rancho Valencia

Address: 5921 Valencia Circle, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Region: United States > California > Rancho Santa Fe
Price Range: £453 - £1,207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Rancho Valencia 5*
Number of rooms: 49
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“Enjoy yourself, the suites are amazing.”
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“Upgrade to the suite. If you're playing lots of tennis, you'll need the spa to relax at the end of the day!”
 of 5 bubbles CourtneyHC, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you can swing it, get a Valencia Suite, which has a private outdoor jacuzzi.”
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“Valencia Suite , their biggest one , but the best and most comfortable”
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