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Glen Oaks Big Sur

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Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Glen Oaks Big Sur
Ranked #3 of 9 Hotels in Big Sur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Big Sur River Cabin, which was spacious and quiet. Serene loction next to the rushing river. Two stocked firepits just for the cabin, small kitchen etc. Compared to Post Ranch where we stayed previously, this wooded riverside retreat offered a great value and different kind of adventure.

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Santa Monica, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband & I stayed here for our honeymoon in one of the cabins and it was absolutely incredible -- to say the least. It was exactly what we wanted out of our Big Sur experience. We enjoyed s'mores on our fire pit, the lovely walk to the Roadhouse and the sounds of the river at night. The staff was... More 

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Bonsall, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Morro Bay to Monterey, the Pacific coast simply stuns - literally at every turn. It delivers in spades on the travel brochure promises of spectacular natural beauty and timeless allure. No wonder so many iconic artists – writers, intellectuals, painters – were drawn to this magical place. Glen Oaks Big Sur is imbued with the spirit of Big Sur:... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a wonderful time staying at the River View Cabin at Glen Oaks. Driving down a private road and through a private gate to the cabin felt special, private and very convenient. The cabin had a huge deck w/ an outside fire place which was perfect for relaxing and enjoying the river. Inside, the cabin was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a weekend getaway to Glen Oaks in Big Sur. We have noticed this property for years and always wanted to stay. One of our favorite restaurants in the area is the Roadhouse across the street so staying here meant no limit on the wine drinking. This is a very nice little motel/lodge. Very well kept and clean... More 

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Quincy, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was extremely accommodating and friendly. The room was clean, functional, and nicely decorated. We appreciated the floor warming feature in the bathroom and the games, books, etc that were provided for your use. The units are small, but still afford privacy. We would stay here again if passing through.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed only one night during our visit to Big Sur. Checked plenty of hotels in the area and must say that Big Sur is not cheap for accomodation. Glen Oaks is in the mid high end but it is definitively worth it compared to to the others we saw. The cabins are really well decorated, the warm floor in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was the best get away birthday celebration to travel from Los Angeles to Big Sur and say at this beautiful and breathtaking place. Great staff, I had requested a mini freezer to be put in my cabin and when I got there it was installed and ready to go. Awesome location, great restaurants and beautiful views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long drive from LA we instantly took a sigh of relief as we crossed the threshold. Staff were friendly and supplied information about walks etc in the area. We stayed in the motor lodge rooms. They were fantastic, clean and well thought out. The location is ideal as it is close to all three state parks and local... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second visit to Glen Oaks, and I still can't say enough great things about it. Kind staff, easy check in, radiant heating in the bathrooms, communal fire pit, and trails along the Big Sur River...seriously, this is the such a great property in one of the most beautiful places on Earth. If you make the trek to... More 

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  • Heated floor(8)
  • Gas fireplace(6)
  • Yoga mat(4)
  • Motor Lodge(4)
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  • Great location(3)
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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): $$$
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Glen Oaks Big Sur Hotel Big Sur
Glen Oaks Hotel Big Sur
Glen Oaks Resort Big Sur
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
#2 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#2 Family Hotel in Big Sur

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