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Post Ranch Inn

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47900 Highway 1, PO Box 219, Big Sur, CA 93920
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Post Ranch Inn is like a little slice of heaven. We tried two types of rooms - a treehouse room and a butterfly room. The treehouse room is comfortable but very dark; the lighting is really poor. The butterfly room on the other hand had a glorious view of the water and sunset, and it was filled with light. Lighting... More 

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Brentwood, TN
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Post Ranch Inn continues to meet and exceed all expectations. For peace and tranquility in luxury surroundings, it would be difficult find any place better than this. From the minute one arrives it is like entering into another world away from the stress of everyday living. I continue to put The Post Ranch Inn at the top of my... More 

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edmond
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3 reviews 3 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although Post Ranch Inn is (deservedly) a highly regarded luxury hotel, your stay will be more similar to staying at a luxurious, high amenity Mount Fuji inn with open air pools (sort of a high end osen ryokan), rather than a metro-luxury hotel (like the Seiyo Ginza or the Paris Ritz). WALKING. Bill Post intended that all guests walk and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
22 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two wonderful nights here and it was the perfect place to really get away. We spent a significant portion of our time relaxing in our room which had a fireplace and magical view of the ocean. The breakfast was spectacular and the most wonderful start to the day; they make it comfortable enough to sit outside with a... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Coast House for the weekend. They were having a special where we received 2 free dinners and free mini bar. The breakfast is complimentary and what a buffet; they served everything you could want and didn't mind they we took some items for a picnic on our day excursion (they even gave us containers for the... More 

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reservations mandatory to enjoy lunch when not a hotel guest. Security very tight. Lunch on the terrace facing the Pacific is fabulous. We were mesmerized by schools of whales rolling close to shore below us. Food is pricey. Choice of pre fixe or ala carte, but not inexpensive. However all selections are expertly prepared and innovatively served. It's the view!... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As above so below Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur really is amazing. The rooms are outstanding from the Tree Houses to the Cliff Houses. I have had the pleasure to visit the Post Ranch many times as we visit family in the area. The rooms are expensive but the luxury is one of a kind. The service is good,... More 

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dallas texas usa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent three days here and it was worth every cent. Luxury at every turn with restorative hikes, food and scenery. Our room was fantastic with exceptional views, we spent a great deal more time in our room than I had expected just because it was so big and relaxing with the roaring fireplace, sound system, and snacks. Breakfast was... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I promise these will some of the most amazing views that you will ever experience. One side you have a view of the blue Pacific and the other side you have a view of a wonderful masculine mountain range. The accommodations were really interesting, they have different individual cottages, some which are tree houses. The food was wonderful and the... More 

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Ojai, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would rate the property higher if it were not so over priced. The experience can be very good and then disappointing. The restaurant is just average and nowhere worth the price. I have also stayed at Glen Oaks north of Post Ranch Inn -- just very nice updated rooms worth the price. I would stay there again before Post... More 

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