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Ventana Inn & Spa

4.5 of 5 48123 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920
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    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here over Thanksgiving weekend. Firstly, the food is outstanding! The property is very pretty and has a great Big Sur feel, but there were some things we weren't crazy about. Firstly, when we arrived, no one met us in the parking lot. We were confused about where to go, but finally figured it out. No one at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Ventana's location and facilities. There was a small problem with check-in- (wrong style room) which was no big deal. The manager called us within 10 minutes and we decided to stay in that room for the great view. They extended us a discount which was very generous. This is the key to customer service- if there is a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I stayed at this property for 4 nights in September. Book this hotel with amex platinum so you receive room upgrade (which we did) & breakfast included. Driving to this hotel is a little difficult as your gps doesn't have the best service in the area, none the less you eventually see the red sign! Checking in... More 

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Ventana M, General Manager at Ventana Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Kara E, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on your experience. I am sorry to hear that we didn't meet your expectations. I appreciate the detail of your review and will share these observations with the team. I would love to speak with you if you have the time. I can be reached directly at 831-667-4212... More 

New York, New York, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't say enough nice things about Ventana. I was upgraded to an amazing room with an outdoor hot tub, the fireplace created a warm and welcoming atmosphere in the suite, I ran into deer on the way to dinner, and the restaurant is phenomenal. It was exactly what I wanted on a trip like this. You will not be... More 

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Palos Verdes
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately we normally do not get to pick where we will spend our last day, but if we could I would pick Big Sur and Ventana which is synonymous with that splendid coastal community. My wife and I have been visiting Ventana for the past thirty years and have come to know the staff, most of whom have been at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed at Ventana Inn & Spa for our 25th wedding anniversary. Our entire stay was absolutely perfect. I loved that we did no have to dress up at this hotel although it absolutely top drawer ever step of the way. Every person on staff made us feel completely at home. We were seated at the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at Ventana could not have been more perfect. We were upgraded to a suite with a private hot tub. The grounds were gorgeous. We watched deer in the evening come right up to our deck. The pools and japanese soaking tubs were relaxing and the perfect temperature. We expected the pools to be a bit chilly given that... More 

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Ventana M, General Manager at Ventana Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi trips4meg, I am truly glad you enjoyed the property and thank you so much for your feed back about your experience. We value our tripadvisor comments. The property in November was stunning with the perfect amount of fall crispness in the air to make the japanese baths even more enjoyable. We hope to welcome you back to Ventana in... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited for the day to get massage and use the spa facilities. The massage was GREAT! One of the better I've had. Deep tissue that got the job done! The spa area was nice, pool that was very comfortable. Dry sauna and hot tub shack that was very interesting. Separate mens/womens sides with "secret passage" that... More 

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San Jose, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent one full day at the spa at Ventana and this is what my review is for-not lodging. The spa rep was incredible she was knowledgeable and friendly and set the tone for an amazing spa day for my husband and I. She made wonderful suggestions and made us feel very welcome. We had a couple massage but were... More 

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Carmel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is something about Big Sur that captivates the mind and body in a way no other place can. Regardless of the direction you are traveling from (North or South), the dramatic cliffs and rocky coastline provide stunning views that enrapture the eyes and envelope the spirit in pure nirvana. Then you arrive at a lovely, simple, but beautifully laid... More 

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Address: 48123 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ventana Inn & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Ventana Inn And Spa
Ventana Hotel Big Sur
Ventana Resort Big Sur
Ventana Inn Big Sur
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Family Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur

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