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Ventana Inn & Spa

4.5 of 5 48123 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Carmel, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed 6 days at this gorgeous inn in Big Sur. The rooms here are expensive but they are outstanding and every detail of your stay is thought through. There is a complimentary breakfast at the Ventana restaurant (incredible ocean view) which is excellent as well as wine and cheese in the lobby from 4 to 5 every day. During wine... More

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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have previously been in the restaurant industry for many years and have done my share of weddings. I am very happy to compliment the Ventana Inn and its staff bc I am very particular and know the difference between good customer service and run of the mill mediocre service. The staff here was more then accommodating and very attentive... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is amazing! Two pools, Japanese hot baths, and top-notch spa. The views around Ventana are beautiful. I really wished I was here with my SO, so couples are def choosing a great spot with this one.

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Los Angeles, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving up from Los Angeles is a long and lovely drive. One that should not be missed. The scenery spectacular and evidence that God does know all. It's a lot to take in and by the time we arrived we were ready for our scheduled massage. Check in was a pleasant with offerings of wine or water. A cart was... More

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been wanting to stay at Ventana for years. We finally got the, chance to spend a couple of days this August. Ventana is spread over many hilly acres giving the guests a feeling of isolation. To further enhance this perception, Ventana created long meandering trails which go around in circles before reaching your destination inside the resort. A... More

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los angeles, ca
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here 2 nights and loved it. Wish we would have had at least one more night. The location is great, close proximity to enjoy a few different hikes as well as the Big sur bakery and other small shops. The staff members were very friendly and would go out of their way to accommodate you. We had a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went here for a mini moon after our wedding in Napa. It is an absolutely beautiful resort! We went in October and the weather was great. The resort is incredible with two gorgeous pools, Japanese baths and a scenic and delicious restaurant. We were so relaxed and it was the perfect romantic getaway. We both got... More

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Beaufort, SC
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Closet in a black hole. Lighting structure deplorable. Dining room a pain to get to and continental breakfast a zoo. No plans to ever return. It is like being in camp and with the rates charged there should be many more amenities. I don't expect to have to hike to meals and the distance from continental breakfast is like going... More

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San Jose, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner took me to the Ventana Inn for our 5 year anniversary. This property may well have been one of the nicest I have ever stayed at. Kudos to the entire team from the owners, to the room designers, to the excellent staff and 5 star service experience. The property is gorgeous and spread out, but each area as... 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

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