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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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Sebastopol, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great, restful, quiet 15th anniversary weekend. Clerical staff especially Leonor, was very efficient and friendly. Housekeeping was great. Cafe has great food! We recommend going there to get away from it all. Everything was wonderful!

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Santa Clarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading the reviews we were prepared for a rustic venue. Since we are in our 80's it brought back memories of our childhood vacations. Cabin 9 was on the river with a nice deck. We enjoyed a picnic lunch with friends from Pacific Grove.Very clean, nice linens and adequate kitchen. On returning home we discovered we had left some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a wonderful place and reasonably priced the gardens are well maintained and the cabins are clean I would definitely stay here again. It is close to the beach and the town of Big Sur. Nothing fancy but it has everything you need.

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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location for all Big Sur activities. Quaint, cozy cottage with tiny, very adequate kitchen and awesome outdoor area overlooking the river. We were able to host the entire group for dinner one night using outdoor grill and kitchen. The general store had all the basics. We did not eat in the restaurant.

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Walnut, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Ripplewood Resort, cabin 10. The name is misleading because it is not a "resort." It doesn't have any amenities to speak of aside from their little store and restaurant. Our cabin was clean. However, it is in dire need of new beds. It had one queen bed and two twin beds. The queen bed is so old... More 

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Vacaville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

If you are looking to stay in a quiet area by the beach, and want to add a little extra romance, I highly recommend Ripplewood Resort. I cannot rave enough about the service found at Ripplewood Resort. My parents decided to spend their 20th anniversary at Ripplewood, and I wanted to do something nice for the occasion. I sent an... More 

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