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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved staying at Glen Oaks and will return soon. I hesitate to praise the motel because we really don't want the rest of you going there. We want it for ourselves at any time! It's perfect. The staff were friendly and helpful. The accommodations and decor were lovely. Go, if you must, but leave a room for us!

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Fullerton, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had an amazing time staying here. Everyone was very helpful. Each night we went out and sat by the fire and got to meet interesting couples. Had a glass of wine and visited. Will be sure to come back here again.

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Linden, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Glen Oaks is a beautiful place to stay. Our room (16) was very clean and was much more upscale than I had anticipated. Nice furnishings, very comfortable bed, and a well-appointed bathroom (with a heated floor for goodness sakes!) A little private patio was very fun, and meeting people from all over the world at the bonfire was a great... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely experience. Nice staff, warm welcome. Very clean and neat room. The Roadhouse restaurant (terrible name but awesome food, wine and very nice and competent staff) made the stay even better. Meeting fellow guests at the common firepit was a highlight. Can just recommend it!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First of all a big shout for the young lady on reception – friendly, helpful and always happy to chat. We booked Arches Cottage, one of the few on the East side of the road. It was a lovely, quiet and comfortable cottage with everything we could ask for (including no TV!, but with a kitchen area, microwave, fridge and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to California on a fly drive for our Honeymoon and stopped at Glen Oaks to stay in a Little Sur Cabin. It was the most wonderful experience. The cabins although tiny were perfect, I loved coming back from a walk to a fire made ready for us to enjoy, and waking up looking out at all the redwoods... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay here- we stayed in a little sur cabin and it was super peaceful- just lovely down by the river and amongst the redwoods. The cabin was very nice and well maintained though a fairly basic set up and not huge. We loved the outdoor firepit. The area is really beautiful with some lovely hikes and nice... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a lovely stay at Glenn Oaks . The room was small but it was all we needed. The bed was comfortable and the heated floors was a nice touch. There was also scrabble board game in our room which was another nice touch. The river by the cabins was so relaxing, I could have stayed... More 

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Boston, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are spacious and lovely. They are furnished beautifully and you feel pampered as soon as you step inside one. They are uber quiet. I could hear the hummingbird buzzing - that's how quiet. I would stay here again in a heartbeat. Pros: Size of room, cleanliness, a wonderful bathroom, a very comfortable bed. The fridge is glass and... More 

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at Glen Oaks at Big Sur in April 2014. We had one of the smaller cabins across the road from the motor lodge. The setting was amazing -- surrounded by giant redwoods -- and the cabin had a surprisingly modern and chic interior. The room is well-stocked with games, books, snacks, and a convenient kitchenette. The... More 

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