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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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Seattle, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is my second time back at PRI. We stayed in a treehouse and loved the serenity of waking up "in the clouds." Below are my pros and cons: Pros: 1. Great service! Loved the staff that worked there 2. Fabulous breakfasts in the lovely Sierra de Mar dining room. Great selections of everything. 3. Complimentary shuttle service to and... More 

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North hollywood
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to Big Sur, Post Ranch for my birthday - we were there 4 nights. I absolutely loved the views from our costal room. We had the "pick" room with ocean and tree views. I thought the trees would overwhelm the ocean view, but the trees are well trimmed, and frame the ocean view perfectly. It... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It just kept getting better from the warm friendly welcome, check in eased with a glass of champagne and the chauffeur driven transfer in a Lexus to our tree house hideaway - we wanted different and this exceeded our expectations on all levels. It was pure escapism. The late September weather was superb. The staff could not have been more... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to propose to my girlfriend over Valentine's Day at the Post Ranch, and when i say the day was perfect, it would be an understatement. The crew at the Post Ranch went above and beyond in every way, particularly Jorge and Victoria. The property, amenities and service are one of, if not the best I have been to... More 

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Rancho Santa Fe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just returned from our 7th trip to this great property for Valentine's Day this time. It is a magic place from the views of spouting whales to seeing the many mule deer and wild turkeys this is a must see and visit place. From Fiona the GM to Chef John Cox and his kitchen staff you... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is probably among the top 2-3 properties we've ever stayed at, with a view to die for. Upon arrival you're offered wine or champagne and you're driven to room in a hybrid Lexus. We stayed in a lower ocean room, which was thoughtfully outfitted with virtually everything you could need, with complimentary (OK "included") minibar and snacks. It was... More 

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Topsfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hathaway Treehouse could probably fit in a bathroom at Highclere Castle, but it was every bit as luxurious and magical. I learned of our upgrade on the phone from Chris, who was extremely welcoming and made me feel like the luckiest person in the world. We were offered Champagne on our arrival as elegantly as Carson would have done. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having just returned from wonderfully relaxing weekend at the post ranch inn, just thought i'd share the highlights: We had the pacific suite "meadows" with hot tub on terrace, extraordinary views to watch whales and dolphins down below and total privacy to spend the day in whatever state of undress you feel like. Massages (the spa is not wow but... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to the Ranch for 22 years, We have stayed in all room types except the butterfly. The views from the mountain side and ocean side are awesome-- beautiful sun rise and sun sets. The staff is wonderful, Chef John and Sierra Mar fabulous food and location. Breakfast is included, rooms have a stocked mini bar, also... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked last minute a one day trip to the Postranch Inn. We drove down from San Jose, about a 2.5 hr drive. One of the most beautiful drives I have ever taken. The Postranch Inn sits atop a mountain in Big Sur. The views are unbelievable, especially from the infinity hot tubs. We had room Diaz 107 which was... More 

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Additional Information about Post Ranch Inn

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
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Big Sur
#1 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#4 Family Hotel in Big Sur

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