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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Post Ranch Inn can seem like a property in a James Bond film. Once, after a long and strenuous hike around the entire perimeter, we came upon a cooler sitting on the side of a path. We walked over to it and opened the top to find many bottles of perfectly chilled water! For romance, the tree houses are fun.... More 

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Lees Summit, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is a beautiful property, and it is also quite pricey! However, we knew this ahead of time and planned our time wisely in order to take advantage of all the property had to offer. It is very private and great for couples wanting to get away. We stayed two nights. There is no TV, but we did not miss... More 

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Stop reading reviews and go ahead and book your trip, this place is phenomenal. Worth every penny. It is sophisticated rustic chic. Or an elegant mountain lodge feel. A very peaceful place to go and relax. And the views are astounding. The property is on a hill covered in lavender and herbs with views of the mountains and Pacific Ocean. Any... More 

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

Dear bbdeluca, Thank you for taking the time to share feedback regarding your recent stay at Post Ranch! How great that you were truly able to unwind and relax. I agree that this is the perfect place to disconnect from the outside world and re-charge your batteries. I'm so glad you enjoyed the food at Sierra Mar! Chef John takes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

my wife and I splurged on one night for our anniversary. if you like nature, beauty, stargazing, yoga, and secluded infinity hot tubs, this is the place for you. this is not the hustle and bustle of city life. if that's your chill, then even sucking on the exhaust pipe of the complementary Lexus 4x4 won't help you, because I... More 

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Napa Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We have stayed at PRI about 10 times+. Cant say enough about how wonderful it is. Expensive. Yet, the cost is less than the highly positive psychological life rush. We will continue to return and eat our hearts out at the Sierra Mar and views frim each and every lopvely room. Sit back, relax, and soak it in baby! Disclaimer...we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My wife and I were looking for a place to get away and celebrate our 30th anniversary, and found the Post Ranch. What a find we could not have had a better time. The staff was the best, the only thing better was the views and the peace and quite. We will return I am just sorry it won't be... More 

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Stockton on tees
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Not sure where to start with this place, but the accomodation, location, views, staff and service were i think, the best we have ecer experienced. We were greeted on arrival by staff who knew our names, had our room ready, a glass of champagne waiting and a brand new Lexus 4 x 4 waiting to take us to our room.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Our fourth visit: we stayed three nights in the cheapest room category , a lower Butterfly room. Still spacious and comfortable , forest and mountain views. Since we were last at PRI the free stuff in the fridge has kicked up a couple of notches , but the older rooms do need a makeover soon. We hiked nearby in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

There are no words that could possibly describe the once in a lifetime experience that PRI has to offer. This pricy hideaway comes with everything one needs for ultimate serenity and peace of mind. Amazing staff, state of the art suites equipped with custom made furniture made of sustainable materials, all kinds of complimentary features such as fully stocked minibar... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is superb. We loved everything about it. It has a nice, Romantic feel to it. The staff is incredibly friendly and welcoming. They made us feel at home right away. Each staff member does an amazing job in remembering faces, and even what room number you're in. A very clean hotel. Grand Showers And soaking tub. Very easy... More 

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