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Fernwood Resort

47200 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Fernwood Resort
Ranked #1 of 2 Big Sur B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes, fifty dollars to sleep on the cold hard earth in your own tent and be kept awake until 2.00 a.m. by drunken morons because the camp doesn't enforce its post-10 p.m. quiet time. Welcome to Big Sur, folks, where you can pay more for less!

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Vidor, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will say we very much enjoyed our two night stay here. Honestly it is a small motel RIGHT on the highway. (See my photo). We stayed in L, the next to the last room closest to road. So be aware there is road noise that dies down around ten o'clock. On the plus side: 1)Great location if you are... More

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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

(This review only rates the restaurant/bar. We did not visit the campground.). We stopped in for dinner while staying at the state park just down the road. Big portions of food...very tasty. Stopped back in later that evening to watch a NCAA playoff game as our lodge did not have TV. Sat in the middle room on a couch arrangement... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We camped at the Fernwood resort. There were good and bad things about our stay. Good - was able to get a spot at the last minute - the whole area is beautiful, our spot by the river was very pretty - showers were clean and hot Not Great - When we arrived, someone had parked their VERY large truck... More

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El Segundo, California
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a Fernwood motel room. Big Sur is very expensive in general so it is hard to not feel ripped off a bit, but Fernwood was fine. The bathroom was very small and no TV. On the positive side, the room had a gas stove heater and the bed was comfortable.

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Bay Area
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Campsite was small but came with fire pit, water, and electricity. The hot showers were also nice to have at the end of the day. We mostly used it as base to explore the Big Sur area. Big Sur is a gorgeous place to visit. The big downside to this place is the bar/restaurant at the hotel gets really noisy... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Let me start off by saying, resort is a stretch. It's mostly a campsite with some motel style rooms and cabins. However, we REALLY like it here. We stayed in the "Motel, Queen w/ fire & tub" room. The tub is outdoors - like a hot tub that drains. It's amazing. The room itself is like an old motel room... More

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San Francisco, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
13 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We could find a campsite without reservation here. Probably got lucky. This place has very good camp sites, since of them along the big sur river. Grocery store is nearby and you can but firewood at the camp ground check in. Most camp sites are covered with redwoods. A beautiful meadow surrounds a section of the area. My only qualm... More

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Pismo Beach, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Stayed over the 3 day holiday weekend. The staff was great , Dave took great care of us. Very polite made our stay very enjoyable. We stayed in a tent cabin right on the river, great location. Great sitting by the fire and hearing the river run at night. We had a blast having drinks then a little karaoke. Great... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Spacious cabin with full kitchen, separate small bedroom, bunk beds for the kids, shower over tub. Nice location in the redwoods, very quiet at night during the week. Only 1 bedside lamp, noisy heater blower, limited privacy in living room due to lace curtains. Mistake with reservation left us with cabin next to camp sites, not the private one we... More

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Address: 47200 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Big Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Fernwood Hotel
Fernwood Resort Big Sur
Fernwood Hotel Big Sur

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