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Deetjen's Big Sur Inn

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48865 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Deetjen's Big Sur Inn
Ranked #5 of 9 Hotels in Big Sur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This a truly charming place to stay even if a bit quirky. My wife and I chose to stay here for two nights over and above air stream mobile homes and on balance feel we made the right decision. The downside was the very dark redwood location and a slight sense that restaurant customers took priority over staying guests. We... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After motoring down from San Fran on hwy 1, this is where to stop for the night . Their food is awesome . We have stayed at Deetjen's twice . Wish to go back again . Old stage coach Inn , very rudimentary wooden cabins built on the walls of a deep ravine with a river running down to the... More 

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Carmel Valley, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at the Deetjen's Inn at the end of October, 2014. I picked the room with our private bathroom (as I did not want to share it at night with some one or walk). Our room had a free standing wood burning fire stove. It was small size, but produced a lot of heat for the room.... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Homey, gorgeous, and lovely people! It was a bit cold, but it was like camping but cost more money. Each cabin is unique and has such charm to it. I loved every moment here! There is no cell phone service, which I loved as well.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

On our first trip along Highway 1, we passed Deetjen's only and thought it looked very nice. Back home we checked the place out on the internet and we decided to stay here at our next trip. This summer it was the second time that we stayed here. We had booked the "Little Room" in advance. It might be that... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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163 hotel reviews
1,465 helpful votes 1,465 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The first thing that strikes you as you walk up to the main cabin, is the stillness. Tall redwoods rustle in the breeze. The pacific ocean crashes mightily on the rocky cliff far below. Being in the middle of redwoods, sea, rocks and spirits encourage a tone of hashed voices by guests who listen avidly to nature. This retreat has... More 

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San Francisco, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

My husband and I really enjoyed Deetjen's! We stayed in the Upper Creek room, and really liked how cute it was, and enjoyed the great deck. The room was very clean and warm. Deetjen's Restaurant was outstanding - and unbelievably cute! We had a breakfast and a dinner there, and it was just wonderful. During our two-night stay, we met... More 

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2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Deetjens was a ripoff. It is realt a dump. Have never experienced such a bad "Hotel". The price was much to high, we payed over 200USD per night. Also they was proud of there restaurant that had far to high prices. In general the taxes, fees etc are to high in USA. We stay 6 weeks and the cost will... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We were recommended to stay here on the way from SF to LA and we are very glad that we did. The greeting was warm and friendly and when we got to our room we were thrilled. It was like a mini cabin of our own complete with fireplace and a decent stock of wood. Opening the windows at night... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The only bad thing about my stay at Deetjen's was that it was too short! I would highly recommend the inn and the Stokes room in particular. The setting is gorgeous and the room was warm and cozy. I didn't want to leave! We ate at the restaurant as well which was pretty good too. My dinner was delicious but... More 

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Additional Information about Deetjen's Big Sur Inn

Address: 48865 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Deetjen`s Big Sur Hotel Big Sur
Deetjens Big Sur Hotel
Deetjens Big Sur Inn
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur

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