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Big Sur River Inn

46840 Highway One, Highway 1 at Pheneger Creek, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Ranked #2 of 2 Big Sur B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 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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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is better than what I expected. We only stayed for one night, but I wish we had to spend more. Nice place, close to the mountais. Comfy room, great bed and shower, coffee maker in the room... The restaurant is a must! Great service and great food!!!

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the cutest little inn in the perfect location. If you want to truly relax this is the place for you. The rooms are very basic. Don't expect a lot of phone service or wifi service while there. Like I said, if you want to get away from it all, stay here. The restaurant is clean and the food... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night. Location is perfect, we loved relaxing in the big wooden chairs in the creek behind the hotel - truly relaxing, felt very removed from the big wide world! The rooms were basic but clean, not quite as modern as their website photos would suggest! We had one king room, one single couch/bed, with a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We invited everyone here for drinks and appetizers the day before our wedding. Very nice relaxing atmosphere. They sectioned off the entire area on the grass next to the deck at NO charge! We had our own personal bar and tables for a buffet of appetizers. It was plenty of space and nice people could walk down easily to the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in October after deciding against Ventana Inn and because Deetjens and Glen Oaks were booked out. The Big Sur River Inn was humble and quaint. The room was large, with a separate sitting room, ceiling fan and was very clean. The location was excellent, the restaurant next door was relaxed with good food and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night while driving down the Pacific Coast Highway. The room was basic dated and had clearly not been updated in a very long time! The lighting was terrible no mirror in the room only a small one in the bathroom that looked like a plastic pod ! We didn't sleep well and will not be returning .

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Fresno, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I have visited Big Sur a number of times and always passed the Big Sur River Inn on my way to different sites in the area. I have eaten at the restaurant each time and have had great food and the Adirondack chairs in the river are awesome. So, instead of staying at the Carmel Mission Inn (30 or so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We decided to drive the PCH with no plans or where to stop for each night. We had a little over a week to do so. We had no idea how much we would fall in love with the Big Sur portion of our road trip. As we drive through this portion and stopped every 2 seconds we realized it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

$350 a night (booked a couple of months in advance so not a last minute price) for what is a shabby room which desperately needs upgrading and modernising. The bathroom is old and clearly had an electric shower that had been removed but not cleaned up. The bedroom and front room (to be fair it was big) were outmoded. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

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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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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