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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

My husband and I spent our 10th wedding Anniversary at Post Ranch. We stayed two nights. The staff was exemplary, our "tree house" was tasteful, clean and peaceful. The view allowed us a lovely glance at the ocean through the elegant tall pines. We walked endlessly around the property, enjoyed the amenities and had a fabulous dinner and breakfast in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

The location is unique and the accomodation although 'eco friendly' is very stylish and extremely well designed and comfortable. This resort would be impreesive and popular just on its location alone. What was a real bonus was the quality of the restaurant food - it's outstanding. Menu very tempting and full of local produce. It is always comforting to be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

The most incredible setting! However, needs major updating. The carpeting in the rooms was filthy! The bathrooms are outdated. The linens and towels need to be replaced. In addition, if you have a butterfly room, you can hear the people beneath you talking and snoring - I am serious. There is no closet space so do not bring a lot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

You cant get any better than this, or else I have not seen it. The most spectacular setting, paired with the greatest service, coolest rooms, and one of the best restaurants we have ever experienced. Expensive but world class. Can places have 6 stars? This one does!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

As part of our road trip from San Diego to San Franscisco, we stayed at Post Ranch Inn for 3 nights. I had no expectations, didn't know much about it other than we were staying in a tree house and it had nice food. I almost wept when we got there, the welcome, the view, the peace, the stillness, it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

We have stayed in some fantastic hotels all around the world and nothing comes close to the experience we had at the Post Ranch Inn. From the moment we arrived, to the moment we left everything was simply amazing - from the greeting we received, to our amazing ocean view room, through to the peaceful infinity pools, to the delicious... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

On this trip, we've journeyed from Los Angeles to Pismo Beach, Paso Robles, Big Sur and San Francisco, retracing our honeymoon drive up Highway One along the California Coast more years ago than we'd like to admit. We stayed at very wonderful, first class places along the way, but Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur is in a class by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

We stayed here for two nights last week as part of a two week trip to the USA. It is pricey but worth it as it is a unique place with the highest quality staff, accommodation and scenery. We stayed in the Brazil tree house which was fantastic in every way. The small touches made it - such as the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Having stayed here before it was with great anticipation we arrived at the Post Ranch Inn. One immediately picks up on the ethos of this place - environmentally friendly - by the rows of solar panels that provide power for this facility. The accommodation is built to blend in with its surroundings be it on the edge of the cliff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

The property itself is a work of art, both God and man. It is my favorite place in hte whole world; we try to go every year. Yes, it is expensive, but I feel for the experience, it is worth every penny. If you are on a tighter budget, try a Treehouse or Butterfly room, which are more affordable. We... More 

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