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Ventana Inn & Spa

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48123 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. Nothing was missing from this picture perfect location. We stayed in the Vista Hot Tub Suite. This room was absolutely fabulous- Deep sunken bathtub, shower with upscale rain style shower head was big enough to fit four people at a time, the two person jetted hot tub got plenty of use... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wow what a hotel and experience. The hotel was my favourite during our honeymoon in California. The rooms superb the grounds immaculate and the peace and quiet you achieve round the pool is just what you need. I wish we stayed for longer! We enjoyed the grounds tour one morning as well as yoga and both very good. The restaurant... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

LOCATION In a superb location of natural beauty. Great location to visit the state parks. ROOMS Understated luxury blended in within the beautiful surroundings. Fantastic room in every way. BREAKFAST Lovely continental breakfast included in stay. NICE TOUCHES Wine or water on arrival Cheese and wine between 4 pm and 5 pm STAFF Very friendly and helpful UNEXPECTED Only strange... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was definitely nice. The rooms on the inside were nice and have been updated. The outside was a bit worn but the service was very good so the bit of wear isn't quite as bad. Everyone goes out of their ways to make your experience nice. It is in the middle of the forest so you are really... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't say much more than this - Ventana perfection continues. Forget the unbelievable drive south on US-1, the incredible vistas and gorgeous ocean views. Take a left turn and drive up to the Inn and you're greeted by the first of many friendly, professional staff members. Check in, but have some wine (or in my case, water) and take a... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By "accident" we ended up here for lunch during a trip up the coast. The review is only valid for the restaurant but would seriously consider spending a night here when visiting next time. We came up and asked for a table. The hostess was really nice and ensured we got a great table with a fantastic view of the... More 

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Antarctica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expansive grounds, cleverly landscaped and filled with natural vegetation that keeps the property feeling Big Sur. We loved walking to the restaurant through the redwood grove, tip-toeing past the skittish deer. Our room looked into dense forest and, though surrounded by other rooms, was very private. The highway noise did occasionally break the illusion of being in the wilderness. Excellent... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a Big Sur Spa Suite, it cost the BOMB, and I'd do it again in a heartbeat. The room was amazing -- complete with a woodburning fireplace. The view was lovely -- perfect for sitting out in the hot tub and luxuriating in Big Sur. The bed was enormous and incredibly comfortable. Breakfast was lovely -- as... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spend two night at Ventana Inn and the service has been amazing. Everyone is friendly, helpful and just goes the extra mile! The rooms are beautiful and you can even get a dad at reception for an early night in and they will make popcorn for you to enjoy with your movie - so lovely! Jill at the restaurant... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ventana Inn is beyond perfection. One expects the views - mountains on one side, Pacific Ocean on the other -- but doesn't expect them to be QUITE as stunning as they are. Breathtaking. And the setting of Ventana makes the most of them. All that, plus fabulous service and accommodation, amazing restaurant and facilities. Totally worth the splurge. We didn't... More 

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