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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
  • Rooms
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San Carlos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I recently celebrated our 10 year anniversary at the Post Ranch Inn. It had been on my list for awhile and we thought it would be the perfect place for us to celebrate. From the moment we arrived we were transported to a different world. Everything was amazing. The breathtaking views, the interesting architecture, the glorious grounds,... More

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Stoughton, wi
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I can tell you for certain that the pictures on the website and in the brochures are 100% accurate. The views are breathtaking, the unique architecture marries perfectly with the trees and cliffs and enhances the natural beauty through it's subtle elegance. We watched the stars come out over the endless ocean while soaking in the infinity pool. One day... More

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Frederick, Maryland
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99 reviews 99 reviews
25 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the pleasure of spending our 25th wedding anniversary at Post Ranch Inn. This was our second time there, and it was as amazing and beautiful and peaceful as I remembered. After having the best experience of our lives on our 23rd anniversary, we knew we needed to come back for our 25th. As usual the service is seamless... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner last night at the Sierra Mar restaurant at Post Ranch Inn at Big Sur. What an incredible meal! I've never eaten wild boar tenderloin before but will be looking for it on the menu in the future. My wife had eggplant ravioli. Not a big fan of eggplant but I wish I had ordered it after getting... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's hard to find the proper words in other to describe this amazing place. Everything about was special and unforgettable. The scenery made me speechless, the hotel is surrounded by raw nature, beautiful mountains and cliffs facing the Pacific Ocean. All rooms have a special touch and are designed to connect you with nature and deep well-being. Don't miss the... More

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Brixton
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, this hotel was recommended to us by some friends and though very expensive, was an absolutley experience and stay. We stayed in the tree house, the rooms were amazing with a really well stocked free mini bar, one of the most comfortable beds I have ever slept in and just a beautiful setting. The restaurant was very good, and... More

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Cypress, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I got married at Post Ranch Inn last year. We stayed there for 4 days. We fell deeply in love with the property and the way it makes you feel when you stay there. It REALLY is a magical place. Big Sur, overall is a very beautiful place. I wrote a huge review last year on Post... More

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Santa Monica, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Post Ranch Inn is wildly expensive, but I figured our honeymoon was the perfect time for a splurge. It did not disappoint. We chose a Treehouse accomodation that featured a wood burning fireplace, jacuzzi tub and partial ocean view. The refrigerator was filled (and restocked) with decadent gratis treats like goat cheese and champagne. We loved sitting on our... More

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive to this Inn alone will take your breath away. It only gets better when you arrive at Post Ranch. The property is huge, beautiful, peaceful with the most amazing ocean and mountain views. The restaurant is really really good. It's a wonderful place for a romantic getaway or with a good friend that likes to hike, practice yoga,... More

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Los Altos, California
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spectacular views. Great service. Great food, nothing was missed. Room is incredible, stocked with snacks and we were tempted to never come out, but when we did, the whole site was just stunning. This place is stunningly quiet and peaceful. And you have never seen so many stars. A famous film star stayed near us, but she didn't bother us... 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:
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