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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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Maui, Hawaii
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2010

I found this place on TripAdvisor as it wasn't in any guide books, which was lucky. All the good reviews are true... It is stylishly remodeled so inside the cabin felt like a fancy hotel, yet it still has the feeling of camping in the woods. The outdoor fire pit was private and beautiful. It is also a great location... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2010

My fiance and I drove up the coast and stayed one night at Glen Oaks. Our original plan was to stay at the Post Ranch Inn, but after some confusion regarding our reservation, we ended up at Glen Oaks. We were so glad we did. It is just the cutest little place with every little detail. We stayed in a... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2010

We stayed at Glen Oaks for 2 nights as part of a road trip honeymoon and of all the 9 hotels we stayed at on our trip, Glen Oaks wins as our favourite. We stayed in the Archie lodge, which is a separate accommodation to the back of the site. From the outside, it's cute and unassuming, but inside is... More 

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Hope, Maine
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24 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2010

What a wonderful place to visit and stay. We stayed in one of the duplex cabins, #5, in mid August. It's a very quiet spot under a grove of redwoods near the river. Though the cabins are a bit cozy, they were just fine for the two of us. We used the fire pit every evening and really appreciated that... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2010

My husband and I just stayed here for three nights to celebrate our anniversary. We had "King" Room No. 5, which was far from the road and felt isolated/romantic. The rooms are beautifully appointed, comfortable and warm -- heated by a gas fireplace. The location of this hotel is fantastic -- it is on the Northern end of Big Sur,... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2010

Glen Oaks was a fantastic place to stay. My wife and I enjoyed our honeymoon here at the end of July. We stayed in the Duplex cabins - number 6 - it looked like number 8 had the best camp fire spot. They were all very isolated from one another by way of the trees. The cabins are off Hwy1... More 

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London, UK
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36 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2010

This was just lovely. Our cabin was beautifully equipped, with under floor heating, cooking facilities and lovely coffee. We also had a fire pit and private terrace, from which we could hear the sound of the river just yards away. The cabin was well soundproofed so we couldn't hear any other guests, it was like a private hideaway. Romantic and... More 

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17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2010

I found the hotel based on reviews here. And I have to say I'm very happy. As some of the other reviewers have said or ready, the exterior of the hotel is just like any other road side hotel/motel. But the interior is very nice. We were in "cabin" number 7. Private little courtyard with a fireplace. The kids were... More 

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30 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2010

We stopped here for one night on our way down the pacific coast highway to LA. we stopped in one of the log cabins down by the river. it was excellent and had everything we needed. the real highlight for me was the fire pit which came complete with everything you need to create a fire. the cabin was comfortable,... More 

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Annapolis, MD
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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2010

I found Glen Oaks online and was a little surprised when we arrived onsite. While the interiors of the rooms have been exquisitely remodeled and decorated with an impeccable Zen sensibility, the exterior still reflects a roadside motel. Don't let that deter you; it's worth it. We stayed in a room that was behind the reception and thus somewhat removed... More 

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