Testimonials

“Words cannot express our appreciation and gratitude for our wedding. It was the most special, most beautiful day of our lives and the setting of the Ranch created such a lovely space. It was truly a fairy tale wedding in our eyes and our guests were so impressed.”

—Alison and Patrick, bride and groom


 

“We are still getting phone calls and emails about how absolutely fabulous and beautiful everything was. I’ve had several people say hands down it was the best wedding location they have ever seen. We’re so happy that everything worked out the way it did, how quickly and flawlessly everything came together and all the help that you gave us.”

—Krystal and Ryan, bride and groom


 

“Beautiful, Perfect. Everyone said they felt like they were in another world or dreaming. Everyone had a smile on their face.”

—Rose, mother of the bride


 

“Bill and I wanted to let you know how very grateful we are to you and the entire Holman Ranch staff for making our wedding such an amazing and seamless experience. You and your staff are consummate professionals and were a complete joy to work with. Thank you so much for making our experience so memorable and rich!”

—Amy and Bill, bride and groom


 

“Thanks to you and your team for all the help with our event. Your wonderful location was a big hit with our customers and helped us achieve a very successful meeting.”

—Sarah, corporate retreat, June 2010


 

“Thank you for a truly enchanting evening. Holman Ranch is so warm and inviting, your staff so helpful, and every guest was happy and so grateful to be spending an evening on the property.”

—Patricia, corporate dinner, April 2010


 

“I wanted to thank you and your staff so much for all you did to make the rehearsal dinner and wedding weekend a huge success. It is very rare that I finish an event and don’t think of a couple of things that I would do differently next time. I have to say I can’t think of one for that event, everything was flawless.”

—Laurie Arons, wedding planner, April 2010


 

“We LOVE the site! Congratulations! The ranch is now even more amazing and beautiful! Ian and I are so happy that we will be getting married on such beautiful and unique place. It is truly a Californian gem.”

—Alicia and Ian, married at Holman Ranch on August 31, 2008


 

“We could not possibly imagine a more beautiful spot for our wedding. Holman Ranch is a treasure and we will remember it fondly forever. Thank you to you and your staff for all your hard work!”

—Talia and Kevin, bride and groom, August 23, 2008


 

“Just wanted to send you a note to thank you for allowing us to host our event at Holman Ranch last Saturday. Our guests (and internal employees) were definitely impressed by your property! It was great working with you and Nick. You made it easy to pull off a great evening event.”

—Andrea, General Motors, August 2008


 

“Thanks again for everything! It was our dream wedding. I’m so glad we chose Holman Ranch. Everyone was blown away with the venue. Amazing backdrop for pictures. Best day of our lives!”

—Leslie and Jarrod, married at Holman Ranch on July 12, 2008


 

“Your facility is spectacular, and my clients loved everything about Holman Ranch. They raved about the entire evening, and it was the best part of the week. Thank you for everything.”

—Kim, Meeting Dynamics, July 2008


 

“We had the time of our lives! Everything about the Holman Ranch was perfect. Thanks so much.”

—Maggie and Bryan, married at Holman Ranch on September 15, 2007


 

“All of the staff, especially Hunter, was always wonderfully helpful. Very efficient and available, but not at all intrusive.”

—Beverly, mother of the bride, 2007


 

“The most beautiful place there is. Everything was set up just as we asked and Hunter’s recommendations were perfect. It was PERFECT!”

—Pat, mother of the bride, 2007


 

“Thank you so much for an enjoyable event! We were so pleased with the results!! All the feedback received from guests has been positive—the venue was one of my favorite things about the wedding!”

—Lono and Michele, mother and father of the bride, 2007


 

“I was very impressed with the attention to guests. Upbeat and polite staff. The property is lovely, spectacular and clean. You did an excellent job!”

—Sara, Team Building and Trail Ride Corporate Event, 2007


 

“Holman Ranch was so beautiful on the day of our wedding. All of our guests said and keep saying how gorgeous the grounds were. It was my dream wedding and we couldn’t have chosen a more perfect place to get married. Thanks for being so great to work with and for being easy on a stressful day!”

—Eric and Brittany, married at Holman Ranch on July 15, 2007


 

“Amazing! Beautiful! Hunter is perfect. So responsive, friendly and relaxed. THANK YOU. Everyone commented on how friendly the staff is. What an amazing property!”

—Patty, Welcome Dinner for family and friends, 2007


 

“Thank you so much for organizing our retreat. All of us were thrilled with the facilities, the arrangements and your recommendation of a caterer. It is a beautiful venue and the families had a great deal of fun. I look forward to booking the Holman Ranch again in the future for our retreats.”

—Dr. Chang, Stanford University Plastic Surgery Department annual retreat, December 2006


 

“On behalf of the Carmel Valley Kiwanis Club, I want to thank you very much for the use of the Ranch facilities for our Christmas Party. Everyone has commented on the venue and what a great party we had. Our Christmas party had been a sit-down dinner over the past few years. But the ability to move about, particularly in such a splendid area, created an atmosphere very conducive to interaction and merriment.”

—Dr. Davalos, Carmel Valley Kiwanis Club, December, 2006


 

“We can never thank you enough for your fabulous courtesy and exceptional helpfulness. We can only hope you continue to have such grateful, happy and thoroughly satisfied clients as we are. The event was especially rewarding due to Holman’s superb ambiance. Thank you so much!”

—Enid Sales, Director of Carmel Preservation Foundation, 2006