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Glen Oaks Big Sur

Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Glen Oaks Big Sur
Ranked #3 of 8 hotels in Big Sur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I, plus our two teenage children, stayed here for two nights whilst on a Californian road trip. I'm an interiors writer, so I really appreciated the chic design of the rooms with a retro vibe. Practically speaking, the beds were super-comfortable, the bathrooms were tactile and beautifully finished, the fire was a great touch, and the setting... More

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for our wedding anniversay, and were very pleased with the cabin that we stayed in. It was set in the redwoods near the creek and we had a fire pit outside our cabin for roasting marshmallows. The cabin was updated and modern, and very cozy. It was small, but efficient. We stayed here two... More

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw these cabins in Sunset magazine and knew we had to stay here. The cabins are tucked away from the road in the middle of a redwood forest and near a small river. We barely even heard or saw the other people there so it felt quite private, even though we were backed up against another cabin. They make... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night on our honeymoon and absolutely loved it. The room and bathroom were beautiful. The staff were helpful and friendly, and the location was great to explore the hikes and views of big sur. We both wished we stayed longer! We were especially touched that the staff remembered that it was our... More

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Cypress, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just finished our delightful stay in one of the lovely, newly-refurbished cabins at Glen Oaks Big Sur! Our cabin provided a cozy home-away-from-home, including all of the modern amenities needed. Although we experienced car troubles during our stay, their wonderful staff showed great compassion, and guided us through every step needed, from towing, to service, to... More

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Southold
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the river view cabin- it was exactly what I hoped for- peace and quiet tucked beneath giant redwoods. Each night we sat outside in front of a fire that had been beautifully laid for us and listened to the sounds of the river. The cabins were perfect for the setting and very comfortable. We will be back!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent 3 nights in one of the lodge rooms. We found the rooms to be spacious and quite comfortable. The shower with the stone floor was great as was the heated bathroom floor. Our room was directly next to the outdoor fire pit and we were a bit concerned that it would be noisey at night but we... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Big Sur for the Fourth of July weekend and stayed at Glen Oaks for the first time. We stayed in the Big Sur cabin. We could not have asked for more. The cabin had wood-burning fire pits in the front and back yards and twin bath tubs in the back yard too. We used the bath tubs... More

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San Francisco
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glen Oaks is a very restful, beautiful place, although the prices definitely reflect this. From check in to check out, the person at the front desk was helpful and professional. A tiny kitchenette would have helped defray breakfast expenses. Love the tables and chairs outside each unit, but the river is actually a 10 minute walk downhill across the highway.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a wonderful location, nice cabins and lodge rooms. Very creative designs with gas burning fireplaces in the lodge rooms close to the reception area. We would, however have appreciated coffee makers and small refrigerators in the rooms. Furnishings and interior designs of the rooms are up to date and blend beautifully with the natural environment that surrounds this... More

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Additional Information about Glen Oaks Big Sur

Address: Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Also Known As:
Glen Oaks Big Sur Hotel Big Sur
Glen Oaks Hotel Big Sur
Glen Oaks Resort Big Sur

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Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Big Sur #2 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur #3 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Described as one of the most romantic places to stay, our adobe motor lodge was considered modern in 1957 and 50 years later Glen Oaks Big Sur has a fresh rustic-modern and Green sensibility. Our accommodations consist of 16 Adobe Motor Lodge rooms with cozy gas fireplaces and 10 Cottage/Cabin style rooms with kitchen/kitchenettes and most have access to the Big Sur River. All accommodations have free wireless internet and telephones with free local calls. We are located on Highway One in Big Sur Valley. ... more   less 
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