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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
  • 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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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful location. Check out the art gallery while waiting for table. Take a drink out on the deck and watch the ocean. Leave extra time to walk around up at the restaurant. Food is fabulous and service outstanding.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here 3 nights as part of our tour of Northern/Central California on our babymoon. We didn't want to leave Big Sur or Ventana. We stayed in a Big Sur Suite and couldn't have been happier with our accommodations. We had a fantastic view of the pacific ocean out the front, and an equally impressive view of the mountains,... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Truly a gem of Big Sur! The property is gorgeous; tucked away in the redwoods with beautiful views of the Pacific. We had a room overlooking the forest, and it felt like being in an adult treehouse. We absolutely loved it. The rooms are very cozy with a fireplace and patio. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They have... More 

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Brasschaat, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Terrace with a wonderful view, great lunch, friendly service. We had a charcuterie platter, the sesame chicken wings as appetizers - delicious. There aren't too many places along this stretch of highway 1 and this is definitely recommended.

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Orinda, California
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to the Ventana for our 5 year anniversary. The location was great, the property was beautiful and the rooms were nice. However, a big issue I had is that the rooms are noisy. I could hear every step from the people above us. They weren't being overly noisy, the rooms just seemed to be poorly insulated for sound.... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The most wonderful place I have ever experienced. Beautiful grounds, very friendly staff, and extraordinary facilities. Centrally located to an assortment of hiking trails, golf courses, great restaurants, and views of the pacific off your balcony. This place needs to be on everyone's bucket list young and old.

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Los Angeles, California
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Since the property was purchased by a hotel chain, it seems more like a lovely resort (granted) than the truly unique property it used to be. It is beautiful, but the room, which was the most expensive at the resort, had broken window shades, "not special" amenities, and was not as user-friendly as the room should have been. Drawers in... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our little group has thrice meet at the Ventana Inn and each time been completely delighted by how delicious the food is and how exceptionally warm and friendly the entire staff have been. There are generally about 18 in our group and everyone of us loves and looks forward to our yearly visit.

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Carpinteria, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place. Room service was very slow. 45 minutes to get a pot of coffee. Housekeeping was average. Restaurant had a bit of an attitude. Hostess was snotty. Location was beautiful. Saw a California Condor.

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Hermosa Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Tranquility in the forest setting, is a must for California exploring .This place is a beautiful setting for" romance" The food can be said to have the epitome of fresh cali- cuisine ,Loved the restaurant with its forest view & Gourmet healthy choices. Our room was so cozy, w/fireplace in room(real wood).Good selection of fine wines as well as snacks... More 

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