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Post Ranch Inn

5.0 of 5 47900 Highway 1, PO Box 219, Big Sur, CA 93920
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband is a man of few words . He does not generally gush. I arranged our stay at Post Ranch Inn as the kick off to celebrating our twentieth anniversary year. He could not stop gushing. The Inn takes ever small detail into consideration. The grounds are expansive and jaw droppingly beautiful. There are deer , turkeys and rabbits... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of best rooms we have stayed in with view from above cloud level. Cloud two days which was unique to view from above. Great outdoor hot tub and in room fireplace. Stayed three nights possibly one too long. Most staff great but management and reception did not know names and senior management ignored. Not overly impressed with restaurant. Thought... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Post Ranch inn is absolutely the best hotel I have ever set foot into to. From having a driver in a lexus drive you around the resort, to the mini bar filled with gourmet goodies, this hotel has it all. I went to Post Ranch Inn for my honeymoon and it was so romantic. The rooms are intertwined with these... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent a night here completely by chance. We were driving Big Sur from LA to San Fran but became cut-off by a rockfall following big storm. We had a recommendation for lunch at the hotel restaurant so decided to phone ahead and book a room. I am so glad we did! I have never ever stayed in such a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed over the weekend with friends. Loved the relaxed environment, grounds, nature, room and service. The restaurant is top quality but like most USA restaurants tends to over do it with sugar and trimmings. The staff adapted to my request to serve the parsnip cake without all the extras to destroy its taste. They also made poached egg rather than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had gone here to celebrate a special occasion with family. The hotel view is supposed to be spectacular, however on that day, thanks to fog, the view was spolt. Having said that, the service, food, ambience all are top notch. A definite place to go back to, to complete the experience with the view that we so much missed that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent just one night here in an upper coast house. Great views - wondrous setting on the side of the hill overlooking the Pacific. Room was very nicely furnished with very comfy bed and wood stove which we had to try. Snacks and non alcoholic drinks in room are included which is nice. Had dinner at the restaurant which was... More 

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Pismo Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge wind gusts, totally fogged in and major downpour could not ruin or diminish another magical visit to Post Ranch. The beauty of the "ranch", the staff, the food still gets our A+++ rating. Our sadness was having to leave and we can't wait to return. Thank you to the entire staff for another perfect visit.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect room, perfect view, perfect service. It doesn't get better than this. Was on my bucket list and worried I wouldbe disappointed given the expectation. Not even a bit , exceeded expectations. Truly doesn't get better than this!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sometimes you feel like you want to disappear off the grid, or at least, from sight, right? A story in an Italian magazine brought to light this lovely establishment which sits back from the highway, on a mountain ridge overlooking the Pacific, totally invisible to passers by. Our room is a cottage designed to blend into and harmonise with the... More 

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Address: 47900 Highway 1, PO Box 219, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Post Ranch Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Post Ranch Hotel Big Sur
Post Hotel Big Sur
Post Big Sur
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#1 Green Hotel in Big Sur
#1 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#4 Family Hotel in Big Sur

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