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Fernwood Resort

47200 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This review is for the motel section of Fernwood. The room was small and very close to the road. The heater worked great! The bed was very comfortable. The bathroom/shower very small but perfectly functional with clean towels and good hot water. No coffee making facility in the room. No TV. WiFi patchy except in the bar / restaurant /... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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97 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved it here. character and Charm in abundance. Did the coast drive, not being sure how far we'd get. Saw the lights on, and called in. Yes it old, No its not a 5 star chain. It was wonderful. fireplace, hot shower and beautiful sleep quality in the snuggle bed. The bar serves a great feed, and the service... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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24 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were sadly disappointed in our stay at Fernwood Resort and Campground. We arrived and were not told that it was a mud hole we had to park in. Since we were the only RV in the 5 space area we moved over to a less muddy spot. When to tell the person on the check in desk at the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Campsites are not the least bit private - there are a few tucked away but for the most part all are out in the open. We stayed for 4 nights and were able to move midweek to one of the more secluded sites across the river. The restaurant was really nice to have on site though and the showers were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Magical setting among huge Redwoods. Very special place. Nice sites and layout. Playing on the river in the morning was a blast for our us and our daughter. It was our 5th wedding anniversary and we had a great meal at the restaurant up top. Get Ribs if you're a carnivore! Next time we're in Big Sur we'll be back... More 

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I made a reservation for this campground because I needed a wifi connection to work and they advertised free wifi. When we checked in, we were told the "Free Wifi" is only at the top of the hill above the campground, not at the sites. We also had to pay $12 for a bundle of wood and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This place was wonderful! After a long drive we spent a night here were we toasted marshmallows and drove to a spot to watch the sunset. It was beautiful. The room was lovely and was perfect for glamping with a great heater, warm blankets and a very comfy bed. The bathrooms (although communal) were also fit for purpose and we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Good overnight stop when touring the the Pacific coast highway. We stayed in the motel part which is near the entrance of their site and close to the highway (30 foot away) but by nightfall the road is deserted so there is no traffic noise. The accommodation is basic but fit for purpose. Compared to other places available in the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Recently camped at Fernwood and were disappointed with the lack of privacy. We stayed in campsite 37 and it felt like we were camping in someone's front yard. Our site was in the middle of a bunch of driveways and we were surrounded by cabins so at night we could see into their living rooms. On the other side we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We end up in this place because nothing else was available in the neighbourhood. The room was so little we coudlnt stand the two of us without hitting each other. On the top of it, it was very very noisy with the road just in front! not a good place to relax.

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