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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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Winchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at this low key, exclusive hideaway as the first stop (for 2 nights) on a Highway 1 roadtrip from San Francisco to San Diego. What an incredible place - from its unbeatable location high up on the cliff top overlooking the Pacific (we saw whales from the amazing infinity swimming pool), to the very comfortable, low impact eco... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited here for lunch last Monday on a day of truly stunning weather. The views over the ocean are wonderful. The service is excellent and the food was very good. We also enjoyed a lovely bottle of Rose. You feel very special dining here. We enjoyed the grounds afterwards, and would love to return for an overnight stay.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This the second time I've stayed here. Did it get any better than the first time? Yes, it did. I stayed in the Cliff house, stunning views, beautiful setting, comfortable, unique architecture and as always the people at Post Ranch had thought of everything you would want or need to make you happy. We were married in the Cliff House,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I start? My husband and I have had the privilege of staying in many of the nicest places in the world, but this tops them all for us. The eco-luxury ethos, exceptional no-short-cuts attention to detail, stunning architecture are frequently mentioned by guests, but in just about every way it exceeded our high expectations. Management and staff alike... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Ranch with another couple. We stayed in the upper coastline Pfieffer suite located on the Cliffside. The 270 degree view was breathtaking and about 1200 feet above the Pacific The view was completely unobstructed. The restaurant, Sierra Mar was truly an epicurean experience with a view of the Pacific sunset that was just unbelievable. We certainly will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fragrance of the pine trees is the first thing to greet you the second, the welcoming smiles of the staff and the third, a chilled glass of champagne. Everything has been thoroughly thought about at Post Ranch Inn. The binoculars to spot the whales as they migrate down (or up) the coast, wildlife books for nature spotting, a great... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the PRI in July 2014 for 2 nights in the Upper pacific suite. in this hotel you really pay for what you get. On arrival you are greeted with a glass of champagne. While you check in your luggage is transferred into the hotel's 4x4 which takes you to your suite. That's when really the magic starts!... More

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New Orleans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband found this amazing resort when searching for our wedding destination. We planned our wedding in a 2 week period, so everything was last minute. I cannot say enough good things about this place. Once you arrive, you know you are in a magical place. Gorgeous grounds with beautiful scenery & art sculptures. Views of the ocean & mountains.... More

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Fiona A, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

Dear Tiffany M, We are delighted to read the review regarding your recent stay at Post Ranch. It was a pleasure having you as our guests, particularly for such a special time in your lives! I'm so glad you truly captured the essence of the Ranch and all we have to offer. We take tremendous pride in offering magical moments... More

Seattle
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing couple days at the Post Ranch Inn. This is easily one of the most romantic places we have ever been. Their attention to detail is terrific and you can get really lost in time there. The only caution is the fog - for us this July it rolled in and never seemed to roll out, losing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely, rustic, quiet, great food, amazing views------wonderful natural setting. Very environmental, and clean. Still wish hotels would serve more( organic) Veggie/Vegan healthy locally sourced foods.

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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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