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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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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The motel was one of the best put together places we ever stayed in, and the two staff we met were exceedingly friendly and helpful. The restaurant they operate across the road was also great. We highly recommend Glen Oaks.

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California
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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife, 5 year old son, and I went here for a weekend. It was idyllic - we played in the river, made smores on the fire, ate at the local restaurant, (which was quite good), and are dying to go back. It was the perfect getaway weekend for the family from San Francisco.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was adorable, clean and had a very comfortable bed. The only complaint would have been the water pressure/shower faucet. They have smores packets for sale and there is a fire every night, outside. Close to restaurants and parks.

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Oakland, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, clean, neat, quiet, cute.... We even had the gentle trickle of the steam to put us to sleep. Didn't use the Samorse Packar that comes with the room $9 but was glad it was there. Only complaint was the bed was not all that comfortable and so we're the pillows but that is all subject to each and every... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just love this place and are already looking forward to going back yet again. Rooms are so comfy, cozy and well appointed (and those heated floors in the bathroom). We love that there is no TV in the room and they do offer free wifi so if you must catch a flick on Netflix, its possible. Highly recommend the... More 

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Caumont-sur-Durance
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19 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A warm welcome, by the staff and by all the surrounding bush and flowers which provide such sweet scents. The room is very comfortable, very good bed, large chest of drawers, its own large “gas open fire”, large Italian shower, a private patio with wooden furniture, … A complimentary bottle of wine (excellent), some books, a Japanese set of water... More 

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I came here for our anniversary and it was amazing. I don't think we knew what to expect, but the price was agreeable for Big Sur so we hoped for the best and got it. We were surprised to have so much space and to ourselves as our cabin was moderately removed from others. The Sycamore Cabin... More 

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10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First things first. If I come back to Big Sur, as I hope I will, I will definitely consider staying here again. I stayed in the Adobe Motor Lodge which is basically a posh motel with extremely cosy and well appointed rooms. If I'm with a foxy lady when I pass through next time, as I hope I will be,... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay in one of the cabins by the river in the redwoods. We were originally staying in the lodge but since it was midweek and they had cabins available we were upgraded (greatly appreciated). The cabin was clean and cozy. Also, had an excellent meal at the Big Sur Roadhouse.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Stayed here for two nights over Presidents' Day weekend. The location was awesome--super close to the state parks, Big Sur icons like Nepenthe, and even better, across the street was their restaurant, Big Sur Roadhouse, which was some of the most delicious food I've had in a long time! Staff was very friendly, room was warm and well decorated. The... More 

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