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Fernwood Resort

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47200 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Fernwood Resort
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped at this site for a quick snack while driving the PCH to LA. When we arrived in Santa Clara, I realized that I had lost my wallet. Upon further review I was able to determine that it was at Fernwood that I had last seen my wallet. When I called back they had indeed found it and more... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two of my girlfriends and I drove Rt. 66 from St. Louis to Big Sur. After a lot of research, we decided to stay at Fernwood. We wanted to stay in the woods, not on the side of hwy 1 in a motel. I'm so happy with the decision. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We stayed in cabin... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for almost a week this past summer. We stayed with our vintage trailer down by the river. Although the sites are a little close together, we still found them spacious enough and quiet enough. The most noise we heard was from children playing. I have read reviews of people complaining of noise but I... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

"Resort" is a bit of a stretch - it's a combined motel, campground, convenience store and restaurant. But it's still a beautiful place at the northern end of Big Sur, complete with the unique hotel trappings of the area such as no TVs and "quiet time" between 10pm and 8am. It's in a great location, being near Bixby Bridge, Point... More

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Maumee, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The Fernwood Resort is located off on the side of Highway 1, in the middle of Big Sur. It's a combo motel, camp ground, general store and tavern/restaurant. We were in a room vs cabin or camping. The beds were super soft and comfy to sleep in. The room, where very simple in design and furnishings were extremely neat and... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Stayed in the hotel room section of this place. It was pretty rustic, two beds rooms and a bathroom. It minimalist, which happened to be what I was looking for when staying in the woods. I would stay here again. On-Site restaurant looked good but we had prior plans. Wi-Fi in the restaurant.

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Oakland, California
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

After 3 visits within 8 years and utilizing their campground and tent cabins, I am still a fan of Fernwood. I am amazed that the grounds, including the bathrooms and coin operated showers are consistently clean given the foot traffic. Tent cabins are a wee bit close together so cross your fingers that your neighbors respect the no noise rule... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I loved this place. We had room A which is the one of the ones with a hot tub. It had such a cute, private little outdoor patio, where the hot tub was. The price was good. It was great to have a restaurant on site. I wish we could have stayed more than one night. Next time I am... More

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San Jose Ca
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The bar here has become a favorite with the locals. I mean the young locals. The music starts to get really load around 11pm and blasts out until 1am. No one sleeps until then. The attitude around here is "working here would be great if the tourists would go away". Some adult supervision is needed. I will never stay here... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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24 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was our 2nd time staying at the Fernwood. Our room (C) was much better this time. Larger room and shower. Wood floors, comfortable bed. The Fernwood is a great spot for excursions/adventures around Big Sur. The staff went out of their way to help us. The guys at the desk was very helpful getting us extra towels. By the... More

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Address: 47200 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Fernwood Resort Big Sur
Fernwood Hotel Big Sur

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