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Post Ranch Inn

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47900 Highway 1, PO Box 219, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Far Hills, New Jersey, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is a very long time since we have stayed at a place where there was absolutely nothing left to chance. The post ranch inn is of course famous and extraordinarily well-established. But in truth , reputations do not always complete the picture. This is however the exception, it is exceptional in every way. Laid-back, truly welcoming, thoughtfully creative and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my fourth trip. This time stayed at the Post House. Heaven on earth. No words to describe it. Service on site is fantastic and so is the location. Fitness room has been upgraded. Nothing else has changed, which is a good thing. Eco-friendly.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The only thing I could think of to improve the experience here was to have a group of mermaids frolicking each morning on the rocks below. There is no doubt that Big Sur offers some of the most beautiful and dramatic scenery in the country, and the Post Ranch Inn is a perfect way to experience it. It may be... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If I could give it 6 stars I would. I was so worried about being disappointed because of all the hype, but the Post Ranch exceeded my expectations. I must confess I did get a great discounted rate after comparison shopping through Trip Advisor links. When Post Ranch price matched La Ventana, it was a no brainer. We stayed in... More 

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New Albany, Ohio
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123 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 416 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent three nights at the Post Ranch Inn in August, 2015. It remains my favorite hotel in the world. This is my third review of the Post Ranch Inn. Since we stayed in a new unit type for us – a Peak House – I decided that I could justify writing another review since I thought... More 

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cheshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are planning a trip to the Big Sur then you absolutely must schedule a lunch, dinner or overnight stay at the incomparable Post Ranch Inn. Yes, it's expensive and exclusive but put it down to a Bucket List experience and stump up. You won't regret it and you will leave with such wonderful memories.

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Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

cocoBramhall, We are so happy to have created such special memories for you and hope to have the opportunity to do the same again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take one stunning part of the Californian coast, add one unobtrusive collection of rooms situated overlooking the Pacific plus a first rate restaurant and staff, makes for a really enjoyable getaway from it all vacation. Situated off Route1 this complex on a steep rising side boasts incredible views one side back over the mountains whilst on the other side the... More 

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3 Thank Amerdav
Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

Amerdav, Thank you for taking the time to write about your sublime experience. We are very fortunate to have such a special property here in Big Sur and also have the opportunity to take care of such wonderful guests. We look forward to creating another memorable experience for you soon. More 

Plantersville, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have traveled all over the world and choose 5 star hotels when available. I enjoy everywhere I go and usually choose to go to new places in order to see as many different places as possible. Whenever I am asked if there is somewhere I would go back to, this is the place I think of. I cannot think... More 

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Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

Teddi J, That is such a generous compliment, something that means so much to us! Thank you for the kinds words about Post Ranch and our team. We look forward to having the opportunity to welcome you back. More 

Monterey, California, United States
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it was a rainy evening in January, Post Ranch provided a wonderful and necessary 24 hour vacation for us. We were greeted warmly (with champagne) and our car and luggage were instantly taken care of. We were upgraded to the Roberts Room (slow season) which was clean and beautiful overlooking the Pacific. (which we saw very clearly the next... More 

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3 Thank Kristen T
Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

Kristen T, Thank you for the gracious comments. Nothing like arriving to a warm welcome and champagne. It is our pleasure to to take genuine care of all our guests and accommodate as many needs or preferences as possible. Waking up to a view of the Pacific from thirteen hundred feet is pretty spectacular, something I am sure had you... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous hotel! Beautiful scenery and grounds, our Ocean House was perched atop cliffs overlooking an ever changing ocean scene. Network of trails around the property led to even more stunning views. Welcoming, helpful staff. An atmosphere of tranquility and genuine concern for nature infused the whole ranch. A single night's stay was insufficient!

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Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

Denise L, Thank you for the kind words and for being our guest at Post Ranch Inn. A single night is hard to take it all in. But, it sounds like you have a lasting experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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