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2.0 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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Atlanta
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Big Sur Lodge The Big Sur Lodge is a no frills, basic lodge with clean adjoining 1-story cottage-like spacious bedrooms, well-appointed bathrooms, patios that look into the trees, good king and queen beds with fireplaces and kitchens in some rooms – which is to say accommodations are highly functional given your needs. Unless you want luxury in a state park... More

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RobinReview- Thank you so much for your terrific review! We greatly appreciate your highlighting in detail for other travelers your experience and the attributes that Big Sur Lodge has to offer. We will make sure to add more wine offerings by the glass to our wine list for you for your next visit to Big Sur. Thank you for appreciating... More

Uxbridge, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just paid the bill for our three-night stay at the Big Sur Lodge. Totally overpriced for what we got! An average room (no kitchen facilities), in an average setting (dumpster opposite our patio), with a nice pool, for an exorbitant price. That was it. Didn't even include day use at any of the areas in the State park. We stayed... More

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

jillamdtim2014- Thank you for staying at Big Sur Lodge and including us in your two week trip! We apologize if we did not meet your expectations and wanted to thank you for giving us your feedback. Please know that we have brought your comments regarding customer service to our front desk manager's attention. In regards to access to the State... More

Berkeley, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me start by saying we were looking forward to staying at the Lodge in Pheiffer State Park, and the state park lived up to it's reputation. It was beautiful and had many trails and a pool for hot afternoons. The cabin certainly rented for a premium price (no not Post Ranch price) for what was essentially a standard motel... More

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padrigreen- Thank you for staying with us at Big Sur Lodge. We're glad to hear you enjoyed the hiking trails of beautiful Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park! We are sorry if our rooms and prices did not meet your expectations. In reference to the phones, please know that there is a courtesy phone at the front desk and another one... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 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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Guest_Services_Inc, Customer Service at Big Sur Lodge, responded to this review

RBgateway- My goodness! We are so shocked to read your review! It sounds like we couldn't do anything right during your stay here in Big Sur and we sincerely apologize. We receive an abundance of compliments about our hotel and staff, so your feedback certainly stands out. We agree with you that it is a beautiful area. Please know that... More

San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

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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jackarm- Thank you for your wonderful review! We are delighted to hear that you and your family enjoyed your spacious room and its amenities, our swimming pool, wildlife, and the three State Parks nearby. We very much appreciate your kind words and we look forward to your next visit! Happy September ahead! More

Lexington, Massachusetts
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84 reviews 84 reviews
30 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

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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Alexandrasmom817- Thank you for your lovely review! We are glad that you found your room to be spacious, clean, and comfortable and that you enjoyed our restaurant and nearby Pfeiffer Beach. Thank you for sharing your experience and insights with other travelers. Please come see us again soon! More

North East
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

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
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 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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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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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

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

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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:2 star — Big Sur Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 61
Also Known As:
Big Sur Hotel Big Sur

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