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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 2013
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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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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in the cabin nestled in the woods. It have a lovely living room with books and board games, a little kitchen that was well appointed, good size bedroom & a terrific porch for enjoying coffee etc. It was a great place for local friends to visit with us. The king size bed was really comfy and despite my... More

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Jacksonville FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Glen Oaks Big Sur is a peaceful place to clear your mind and have a very wonderful time with your loved one. No TV was a blessing. My wife and I had room 9 and the double sided fireplace with secluded patio was the bomb! When we checked in the front desk personal was wonderful and very informative about what... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed in this hotel for 2 nights as part of our honeymoon in a Fireside Lodge Queen. Pro's: - Nice room decoration, rustic but very modern and the bathroom had lovely underfloor heating and a large shower. - Across the road from a nice restaurant, Big Sur Roadhouse, where we ate both nights. Rather pricey but as it was our... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed in a Deluxe King which has it's own private patio area with gate. This is part of the main building along CA-1. My room was beautifully furnished with a mid-century meets the woods kind of vibe. This is a big plus in my book. The lack of TV is welcome when in a beautiful setting. The dual sided... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A well furnished, decorated and comfortable room. The bathroom was incredible - under floor heating and amazing shower. The table and chairs outside were a great touch after a day in the car on the coast road, and although it was close to the highway, we weren't disturbed by the road.

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San Francisco, California
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I drove down from San Francisco for a weekend getaway. Glen Oaks offered up a relaxed atmosphere, plenty of privacy (we stayed in the Sycamore cabin), a solid restaurant onsite (one breakfast, one dinner, funky Creole cuisine), and decor and design that reflected an honest sustainability. Perfectly located for hiking, too. We'll go back for sure.

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El Segundo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights. The room was decorated beautifully. Loved the bathroom and porch area. I did wish there was a TV in the room. Restaurant was amazing! We were very happy with our stay and would stay here again.

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Berkeley, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For my 31st birthday, my boyfriend and I decided to head to Big Sur for a few days to relax. After researching nearly every property within our budget, we decided on Glen Oaks Big Sur and, I'm convinced, we couldn't have made a better decision! The location is prime and the grounds are well-maintained. The staff was friendly and informative... More

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Huntington Beach, CA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Glen Oaks in 2013 and loved it. This year we decided to upgrade into a larger room, with a patio and king sized bed, and it was well worth it. The opening of the Big Sur Roadside Restaurant across the street is a definite plus -- great food and fabulous ambience. Altogether, a great... More

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nyc
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here, we wanted a cabin but only the adobe motor lodge was available. We still had a good time, it is very convenient with a restaurant RoadHouse across street and close to other areas to explore. Everyone is very nice who works here. Will try to be back soon!

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What travelers say

  • Fire pits(24)
  • Very nice(11)
  • Heated floor(8)
  • Gas fireplace(6)
  • Yoga mat(4)
  • Board games(4)
  • Motor Lodge(4)
  • Coffee maker(4)
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  • Great location(3)

Additional Information about Glen Oaks Big Sur

Address: Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Big Sur
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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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