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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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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Post Ranch Inn is a rustic luxury hideaway along the Pacific in Big Sur. Various accommodations on the pricey side but worth it for the experience. We stayed in a Tree House with a mountain view which is okay but I prefer the view of the ocean. Be sure to ask for ocean view. Breakfast is included and very nice.... More 

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Recife, PE
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very especial hotel. Room rate start in $800 going up to $2000, so be ready for it! The hotel is located in the top of the hill, so it is very unique. You may even stay at a tree house room. Even if you are not spending the night there, you should go at least to have... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Serene hilltop location overlooking the Pacific offset the weirder aspects of our three-night midweek anniversary stay. We stayed in a partial-ocean-view treehouse, Harlan, situated among redwoods and oaks, with windows looking out on the main drive. While the room's ambiance and furnishings were very pleasant, the road below us delivered plenty of noise from near-constant PRI vehicular traffic. It seemed... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I took a Road Trip up Highway 1 from Santa Barbara to Big Sur and then onto San Francisco. Without a doubt the best part of our trip was staying at Post Ranch Inn. We have never been so relaxed feeling a million miles away from real life up in the quiet mountains. Great hiking with many... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful experience - lovely rooms, service and views! We enjoyed the peaceful environment, amenities, etc. The property is very well maintained and clean with attention to every detail. We look forward to our next visit!

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably the greatest hotel on Earth. The views, the design, the privacy, the way the hotel melds seamlessly into the jaw dropping beautiful environment around it, there's not place like it. There's not much I can add that other reviews won't, because it seems impossible to come away from Post Ranch other than deeply impressed and even changed by the... More 

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Toluca Lake, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is nothing to say about the Post Ranch Inn except that it is likely the most exceptional experience you will ever have at a hotel/resort. The location cannot be beat. The service is top-notch, the rooms are gorgeous and have everything you could ask for, at least in the 2 rooms we have stayed in (heated floors, hot tub... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surrounded by nature and the most scenic hotel I have ever visited. Room was excellent as was the hotel restaurant. Certainly not a cheap option but worth it for a once in a lifetime experience. Deer walking right past the patio and the stars at night are unbelievable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

continuing our weeklong visit the California we had the opportunity to spend two nights at the Post Ranch Inn. Needless to say the visit lived up to its reputation. I'm not sure how you could find a more beautiful venue to spend a couple of restful days. The rooms were outstanding with high dollar accoutrements.The service was impeccable with several... 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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