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Ripplewood Resort

Certificate of Excellence
47047 Hwy 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Ripplewood Resort
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although we only stayed for one night, I really liked Ripplewood. I found it a very relaxing place, the cabin had a balcony with table a chairs and sitting amongst the trees was very pleasant. We had one of the cabins nearest the road, but nonetheless the noise level was quite acceptable. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The... More 

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Drummoyne, New South Wales, Australia
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49 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is an ideal place to stay if you're after a Big Sue experience. Rustic but cosy. No TV, wifi is only available on the lawn, but it was spotlessly clean and a fund experience. Stayed in the cabin that sleeps 5 and it was more than comfortable for our family. We only had one night but if staying longer... More 

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Simi Valley, California
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the surrounding forest was spectacular, my first impression at check-in was not a good one. Like some other reviewers mention, the staff’s attitude and air of indifference took me off guard. I’d heard this was such a welcoming town, and was expecting so much more. I would've thought, at minimum, they’d be friendly to guests as our visits keep... More 

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Chippenham UK
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82 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in cabin number nine which is in a tranquil area overlooking the stream. Check in was quick and is opposite the cabins inside the shop. As k here for a hairdryer if one is required. The cabin has a fire pit outside the front and a decking area at the rear. The front receives the sun and we... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Step back to 1960. There is no tv, no phone,no microwave, and no wifi. What there is is a quiet, peaceful cabin in the woods. We were in cabin 2. We enjoyed dinner on our back deck with a creek and a fire pit. Slept soooo well,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Had 2 great nights in cabin 17 last week. The cabin was clean and had everything we needed. Despite being close to highway 1 there was very little noise and deer seemed to like to hang out behind the cabin. Ripplewood was much cheaper than many of the other options and I would happily stay there again.

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Sebastopol, California
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stayed at the Ripplewood, whilst biking down Highway 1. There were five of us, and they accommodated us perfectly. The cabins are a bit rustic - don't expect cable/Internet or even cell service depending on your provider, but the setting was magnificent and the hosts charming.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I’ve wanted to visit Big Sur for years (having read about it in Kerouac's book as a teenager) so I’m very happy to say that I was blown away by our stay at Ripplewood. We were made to feel really welcome on arrival and made good use of the well-stocked shop. The cabin itself was perfect and after our young... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Ripplewood resort is a small set of charming cabins right off the highway. It is pretty rustic, but the were was plenty of hot water, firewood, and heat from the in room heater. There is a small restaurant and general store on property, so we were able to buy everything we needed for out 2 night stay. Book a cabin... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for one night and really enjoyed ourselfs. Settled in for the night with a bottle of wine a warm fire and good food. We cooked for ourselves. Cabin was clean and had all you could need but don't expect it to look new. Bed was comfortable as well. Only negative is the new home... More 

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