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Ventana Inn & Spa

4.5 of 5 48123 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ventana is set on the top of a mountain overlooking the beautifully scenic Big Sur. They have great grounds that hold a spa, restaurant, yoga classes, and tour hike. We were able to walk the resort during one of the days but it rained the rest of the time. Luckily their staff drove us around to stay dry and we... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I have stayed a few times at this hotel - and absolutely love it. Their suites are rustic charm with nice fireplaces and beautiful views from your balcony and private hot tub. Each morning they provide complimentary breakfast brought to your room at the time you request (love their egg white and vegetable frittata). They have a clothing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove down from Pebble Beach to enjoy the day and stay the night. Upgraded to Pacific House room. One of the nicer rooms I have stayed in. Enjoyed everything about it. Had lunch and dinner at the restaurant. Food was great and had a very laid back atmosphere. Staff was very friendly and always helpful. Would definitely stay again and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I wanted to end the year with a nice peaceful vacation in a place outside of Los Angeles where we live. So we chose Big Sur. We had an amazing time at the resort. Walking the trails the restaurant was one of our favorite parts. The staff is very helpful and friendly all amenities are well taken... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was here for Christmas. It was very special. The air was amazing the people were amazing. It felt really homely and also very much like an upscale resort at the same time. I'm so happy we decided to go here. It was my first time there. I can't wait to go back soon. The smells were amazing... the free walking... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ventana Inn is an amazing place. Quiet, peaceful, great friendly service, amazing restaurant and beautiful views. Centrally located to great hiking spots and state parks. It's like a little slice of heaven at the top of a mountain. Very zen! Also offered complimentary yoga classes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ventana Inn is pretty much the perfect hotel/resort. It's like a wooded mountainous retreat you might see in a magazine. I kept telling myself this can't be real. I recommend spending as much time on the property as possible. The grounds are beautiful, with great views of Big Sur and the coast. The restaurant is great, also. Be sure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have returned here several times and it never disappoints. One of the things I love most are the wine/cheese happy hours each night - free for guests. Enjoy the views and the wildlife as you watch the sunset.

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Fairfax, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were celebrating our wedding anniversary, and were looking for a very special location in the Big Sur area to stay for a few nights. We could not have been more happy with our choice of Ventana Inn and Spa. We stayed on property the entire time enjoying the pool, hiking the grounds, dining and spa treatments.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at the Ventana really goes the extra mile. Thank you for making our stay a most memorable one! Also, the restaurant is excellent with a superb customer service. Thank you! (I will keep writing as Tripadvisor demands that I write a review with a minimum of 200 characters)

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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 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Family Hotel in Big Sur

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