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47047 Hwy 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Ripplewood Resort
Ranked #6 of 8 Hotels in Big Sur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Elkton, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First west coast trip to celebrate my 50th! loved staying here. very low key and in keeping with the Big Sur vibe. loved the sound of the creek outside the window and having a bonfire at night. we did have skunks living under the cabin but we left each other alone! very convenient to sights in the area. Nice to... More

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Sacramento, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Cabin 15, and our friends stayed in Cabin 10, across the highway. Cabin 10 has a funny circular floor plan. Cabin 15 has a queen and twin beds in the main room where there's also a couch, coffee table, dining table, and fireplace. There is another queen bed in a separate room, and a bathroom with a... More

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glasgow
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our PCH tour and wanted a quiet night in the big Sur to experience "a night in the woods" and Ripplewood resort didn't disappoint. We booked cabin 2 after reading all the reviews and we had a great night, arrived early and were able to check in and have a good mooch around the area. Our cabin... More

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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in cabin #4. It was clean, calm, cozy and cute. The kitchenette was beautiful and convenient. I would have liked to stay there longer, but the were full on the other nights. I guess it THE place locals (SF, LA) rent. I would cross America again just to spent some nights there.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

When I made reservations for Ripplewood Resort, the reception warned me that the cabins were from the 1940s and rustic. I guess some people complain about this, but we loved it! It felt like a total relief from hectic everyday life and our cabin (17, not one of the ones by the river) was sparely furnished, but clean. Perfect for... More

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West Sacramento, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Rented two cabins for a three day night over a weekend in August. The two cabins were 11 and 12A which were across highway 1 from each other. Cabin 11 had two queen beds and was close to the highway. As some previous reviewers have mentioned, there isn't much highway noise at night and my family wasn't bothered at all... More

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San Diego, California
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My husband and I stayed in the duplex cabin 12A and it was perfect for our one night in Big Sur. We read a review stating that the walls were thin and you can hear the neighbors in the attached duplex 12B, so we brought a portable fan to drown out the noise since I am a light sleeper. Sure... More

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Manchester
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88 reviews 88 reviews
24 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Absolutely brilliant! I'd found this place by accident and booked it 9 months in advance. We were half excited, half scared about what we were letting ourselves into. It would either be wonderful or disastrous. Having read previous reviews, we knew it wasn't a hotel and we would take Ripplewood on its merits. So, after a long and looping drive... More

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Calgary
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I was very happy to pull into our little cabin, down by the river on the other side of check in. Great time by the fire pit, wood is extra and I paid for two bundles. No TV or WiFi but that's what the gathering by the fire is all about. My daughter 17 woke me up to tell me... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We enjoyed our stay in these well-equipped cabins located right off of the main road. It was very quiet and peaceful but you could hear noise from the road. It did not bother us but it is a consideration for some. They provide you with maid service and a wood daily for a fire. There is a nice picnic table... More

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Address: 47047 Hwy 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Ripplewood Hotel Big Sur
Ripplewood Big Sur

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