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3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   47225 Highway One, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Big Sur, CA 93920
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I loved the idea of a fireplace cabin in the redwoods .... Our 3 night stay would have been perfect if only the staff would have had any kind of customer service skills. From check in we were greeted with a stony face, no welcoming smile from the ladies at the front desk. They work in a beautiful area that... More

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San Diego, California
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was not the lodge as I remembered from years past. Although the lodge is still present, the actual rooms are cabins located further into the redwoods and park. They are modern, clean, and beautifully furnished with full kitchens and fireplace/gas heater. They are also large enough for families and that is why they are expensive for a single person... More

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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82 reviews 82 reviews
30 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From reading the reviews, I was expecting very rustic individual cabins in the woods. The lodge is in a beautiful redwood forest but it really is more like a motel circa 1960's. Not luxurious, but our room was very clean and spacious, with a comfortable bed, furniture in good condition, good shower and a nice deck. It cooled off at... More

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North East
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Big Sur lodge for 2 nights as part of our road trip through California. The first thing that really struck myself and my husband were the very odd staff on reception. Americans appear to be known for their friendliness and hospitality however we did not find this at all, for example, when asking a question I was... More

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Guest_Services_Inc, Customer Service at Big Sur Lodge, responded to this review

GeordieViking- Thank you for visiting. We are glad that you liked Pfeiffer Beach, the surrounding area, and your very clean room accommodations here at Big Sur Lodge. It sounds like there may have been residual kindling in the fireplace and so the fire was still warm and burning upon your arrival. We apologize if that was confusing to you! Also,... More

Trabuco Canyon, CA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a California road trip and only stayed one night in a family cabin. The rooms were rustic and dark (in the woods) but very clean. Our room was in between 2 rooms... we went to bed around 10 since there is no Wi-Fi or TV but was woken up soon afterwards from the couple in the room... More

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Guest_Services_Inc, Customer Service at Big Sur Lodge, responded to this review

maryfw77- Thank you for staying at Big Sur Lodge. We are glad that you found our property to be beautiful and that you enjoyed the hiking trails. Thank you for the compliments about the front desk staff and restaurant staff. Concerning any noise with your room, the room units here are single wall construction built in the early 1960’s. This... More

Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just left Big Sur Lodge today and were all so sad to leave. It is such a great place to unwind and relax. The cabins are a bit rustic, however they were super clean and overstocked with amenities. The restaurant, coffee, ice cream area had a treat for everyone. The hiking was beautiful and finish it off with a... More

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Guest_Services_Inc, Customer Service at Big Sur Lodge, responded to this review

Billiejeanmeyers- Thank you for your fabulous review! We are delighted to hear that you loved your stay! Thank you for the compliments about your room, the café, the ice cream, the restaurant, the swimming pool, the hiking, and the views. We look forward to your next visit. Please come see us again soon. We wish you a very happy summer... More

Charlotte, North Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are a family of 5 and need three beds minimum. We stayed at the Big Sur Lodge and it was "OK". The room was a bit worn out and dirty but acceptable. No AC and the room did get hot during the day but cooled at night. The beds were very uncomfortable (which is a problem). There is very... More

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Guest_Services_Inc, Customer Service at Big Sur Lodge, responded to this review

Daniel A- Thank you for coming to stay at Big Sur Lodge. We are happy to know that you liked the hiking, the swimming pool, and beautiful Pfeiffer Beach. For your next visit, please know that our front desk does offer portable fans for the rooms for hot weather. We are sorry that our Restaurant and General Store did not... More

Boca Raton, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed at the lodge on a whim when we were making a road trip down the coast. The room was very spacious with tons pa sleeping (3 beds in common area and one in bedroom). Great place for a large group looking for somewhere basic to crash. Obviously very simple and rustic. Heard a noise during the night that... More

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Guest_Services_Inc, Customer Service at Big Sur Lodge, responded to this review

JJT49- Thank you so much for staying with us at Big Sur Lodge. We are glad that you liked your spacious room, the restaurant food, and our outdoor patio. Concerning a noise you heard at night in the ceiling, please call our front desk manager and tell her your room number and experience so she can check into it and... More

SW USA
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159 reviews 159 reviews
55 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We stay often in lodges in National Parks and thought this would be as nice. They are called cabins but they really aren't. They are more motel style. Each unit has a deck out back, right next to the room next door, not very private at all. The rooms are close to Hwy. 1 so you get some noise. The... More

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Guest_Services_Inc, Customer Service at Big Sur Lodge, responded to this review

TravelNowSwUsa- My goodness! We are so surprised to read your review. We strive to please each and every customer and we are so disappointed we were unable to live up to your tastes and expectations. We are glad you liked the redwood setting and the swimming pool. As to all other concerns, please know that your feedback will be discussed... More

Santa Monica
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The 4 of us (wife, twin daughters and I) enjoyed our stay in the cabin at the Big Sur lodge. Cabin had 2 rooms with comfortable queen beds and bathroom. When not hiking around the various parks nearby kids and us were in the lodge pool. Very nice setting, in the middle of the giant redwoods, deer and fawns and... More

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Guest_Services_Inc, Customer Service at Big Sur Lodge, responded to this review

mischi2003- Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed being “off the grid” from technology in the redwood tree and wildlife setting of Big Sur Lodge. Thank you for the compliments about your room, the service, and the food. We look forward to your next visit and we hope you and your... More

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Address: 47225 Highway One, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Big Sur, CA 93920
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Big Sur Lodge 3*
Also Known As:
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