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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A perfectly relaxing and luxurious three days in a mountain paradise... The room was exactly what you want for a romantic get away, the pools/spas were secluded and elegant, and the food and service was spot on. We will return to you, Ventana.

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

I think this is a better couples resort, and I was single. I liked the yoga lesson, the hike and the complimentary breakfast. The spa treatments are very expensive. I don't like that they are not pet friendly. I won't be staying here again because I will be bringing my dog with me next time. The staff was courteous and... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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 6 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
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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