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Big Sur River Inn

46840 Highway One, Highway 1 at Pheneger Creek, Big Sur, CA 93920
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night, we were in the rooms over the road so not near the river but that didn't matter. Seen reviews that people said it was noisy from the road in the room, I found this wasn't the case at all. I had a great night sleep, the room was clean and well presented. It didn't have... More

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I stayed at the Big Sur River Inn Motel for one night - we arrived later in the evening then we expected but just in time for dinner at the restaurant - recommend the ribs :o) The staff were all very friendly and welcoming, with great local advice The rooms were all across the road from the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We rented a cabin which turned out to be right next to the highway instead of the "river".It was pretty loud and I had a tough time sleeping due to the thin walls and the busy road. We couldn't open the window because of the noise and there was no fan or anyway to cool off the room. Unfortunately I... More

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Binghamton, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Had a nice Saturday lunch of sand dabs recently out on the River Inn's back deck. The food was good... a nice casual atmosphere. This day the service was a bit slow and confused... but the food and ambiance more than made up for that. A few years back I was there for breakfast, in the winter, indoors and that... More

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SHELTON, CT
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Traveled through Big Sur on our Highway 1 adventure and stayed here, great way to see the outdoors without staying outdoors, beds were comfortable, hot water and pressure were great and the resteraunt offered really good food, you can even sit outside with your feet in the creek ( met some good people ) Booked 1 year in advance because... More

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26 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Two years ago we had stopped in to eat at the restaurant on our journey going North on the Coast Highway. it was so good! My daughter said, I want to stay here sometime. So this time we did! It is great. The little cabin was so nice, clean, comfy, nice porch. So peaceful. We ate at the restaurant for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I had read some reviews that weren't very good about the staff. We enjoyed 3 wonderful nights there and only met the nicest employees. Everything was great and the location is beautiful! The rooms are not a 5 star place but that isn't what this place is about. Restaurant was nice and the food was good. The burrito bar in... More

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Los Angeles
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Plan ahead and book your next Big Sur trip at the River Inn. Lodging is very limited in Big Sur so it is essential to book a cabin in advance . The advantage of staying on this property is the wonderful amenities including a restaurant , general store and gas station. Sundays are the best day , also the busiest... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We stopped here for lunch on our drive down the CA coast. Great food and service. The view is not great, but you have a view of a small river that runs to the ocean. Good location and your not going to go wrong with this selection. menu is diverse.

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San Diego, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Rustic and seemingly out of the way this hotel is a gem. The rooms aren't luxury by any means, but they are comfortable and clean. It's the river you're going there for. They are right on the edge and it's serenity will captivate you. Grab a chair in the water and let your feet dangle in it. As for the... More

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Address: 46840 Highway One, Highway 1 at Pheneger Creek, Big Sur, CA 93920
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 20
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