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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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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
30 helpful votes 30 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
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
24 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 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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Senior Contributor
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
35 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Stayed one night at Ripplewood en route from SF to LA. What a great place. Peaceful, charming and quaint, my wife, two teenagers and I had a really enjoyable time here. The cabin is really cool and, just five minutes walk further into the woods, we were able to swinm in the creek. There is an absolutely excellent restaurant and... More

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San Diego
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We have stayed at the RippleWood two different times now, and had a wonderful time on each occasion. There are around 16 cabins that are on the property, and each one is unique with their layouts, rooms, how many people can fit in, and ambiance. There is a store (where you also check in at), a small gas station, a... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We stayed one night here on our way south on the PCH. We stayed in cabin 12A. It sits off the highway and we heard no road noise. It has outside seating available and there is beautiful landscaping around the property. The cabin is cozy and there is no TV. The bed was very comfortable. The restaurant on sight is... 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): $
Also Known As:
Ripplewood Hotel Big Sur
Ripplewood Big Sur

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