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Glen Oaks Big Sur

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Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Glen Oaks Big Sur
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Roseville, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Modern and rustic! Very comfy bed. Loved the bathroom with the heated river rock floor. Fireplace made it so cozy in the room plus we met nice people at the outdoor firepit. The private patio outside our room was very pleasant as was the short hike to the nearby river. Restaurant across the street was fantastic too. Will return next... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Big Sur cabin for our honeymoon. The furnishings were beautiful and comfortable, and the cabin was very spacious. The real highlight was the bathtubs in the private area. We felt very secluded, the tubs were clean, and just close enough to the fire to stay warm when the evenings got cool. The front desk staff were... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just returned from two nights at Glen Oaks where we stayed in the Forest View cabin. It was a perfect setting! Comfortable and spacious. We loved the heated bathroom floor and expansive porch. Their modern interpretation of a cabin was much appreciated by us as an architect and engineer. We highly recommend a stay here!

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San Francisco, California
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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of their smaller cabins it had a twin bed, fire pit and teeny bathroom. The room itself was cute, and perfect for unwinding and getting away. Outside the cabin was a nice walking trail with adirondack chairs next to a river. We ended up leaving early because the bed was so uncomfortable. Overall, the cabin was... More 

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Sierra Madre, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in room 4, which has a private patio with an indoor/outdoor fireplace, and it really felt like we had our own private paradise! The rooms are very retro-cool, but finishes aren't completely high end- the laminate floors and bed squeak. And it is a motor lodge, so the walls are thin! But we did think this was a... More 

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New York City, New York
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47 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Glen Oaks is a former motor lodge that has been beautifully renovated into a comfortable, luxurious hotel. The rooms have a contemporary feeling while still recognizing the natural elements and 60s design elements so popular in Big Sur. The bathrooms are sumptuous and have wonderful heated floors. The hotel has a great restaurant, also 60s looking and with a great... More 

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Hudson, Ohio
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74 reviews 74 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was looking for a place to bring my family for two nights. Read many reviews on TripAdvisor and decided to stay here. Large room and bath, fireplace, clean, and quiet even though we were 30 yards from Route 1. Enjoyed sitting around the community fire pit in the evening talking with other visitors to the area. Only real complaint is... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here in mid June and really enjoyed our stay. The rooms were uniquely decorated, clean, and the bathroom had heated floors which was great in the chilly mornings and evenings. We came for the hiking nearby at Julia Pfeiffer State Park and Andrew Molera state park and this place was right in the middle so... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty motel with great staff, excellent outdoor fire pit. Bed is more like a futon, very uncomfortable. NO TV! Nature trail across street is very nice. Wifi was very slow. Great near by bakery cafe. This place is very zen and forces one to disconnect.

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Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of the King Motor Lodges for the weekend. We eloped up to Big Sur and booked rooms at Glen Oaks. The rooms look like something Kimpton would do: clean, modern, nice size although no real closet - just a hanging rod coming out of the wall and a few shelves - worked for us though. Cute... More 

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