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Ripplewood Resort

47047 Hwy 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Ripplewood Resort
Ranked #6 of 8 hotels in Big Sur
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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162 reviews 162 reviews
40 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had lunch at the Ripplewood Resort. It is such a charming place to have lunch. We loved the sitting by the river and having a pleasant lunch. Our lunch was quite reasonable but the ambiance and the lovely scenery made it so much better,

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Wellington, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in cabin 14 at Ripplewood. It was very clean and uncluttered . The flowers were beautiful and there was a really nice outdoor area to relax. The bedding in the cabin though was decidedly tired. The quilt may have been nice at one point but was very old at this stage. The bedlinens in general needed an overhaul..... More

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San Francisco
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big Sur is a truly magical place to visit and Ripplewood Resort offers a delightful place to hideaway while you're there. We enjoyed a three day weekend in Cabin #2. Our days were filled with exciting hikes in the diverse environmental surroundings (there were vistas, redwoods and a bobcat sighting!) and when we got back the cabin provided a quality... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We had a fantastic three days in the Big Sur, and were really pleased with the accommodation. Cabin 14 is set back from the road, up the hill. It was lovely to have a seating area outside and watch the hummingbirds and deer as we were eating breakfast. Perfect if the weather is cooler, as there is little shade and... More

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Santa Ana, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I love,love love everything about Ripplewood. It was so beuatiful all the amazing trees, the river, restraunt, the people are so nice and very helpful. The cabin was cute and was so well kept super clean and had everything. It was warm, cozy and romatic I am so glad my husband and I chose this place for our 6 the... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We enjoyed our stay. brilliant for accessing park and beach walks. Our cabin was set amongst gardens. It was fairly basic but clean and cosy. As a Brit we noticed the lack of a kettle to heat water although there were tea bags and there were coffee making facilities. We had adjoining cabins and you could hear those in the... More

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Austin, Texas, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Husband and I stopped for a night on our way up the coast. What a cute little place that is on the river. You do have choices when booking so make sure you get a cabin that is down at the creek. We had #4, and glad we did. Do look at map before calling as there are cabins that... More

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San Luis Obispo
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 1 night in #4. It was rustic but comfortable. Very quiet. This is not a fancy place, but had a nice little kitchen with just enough utensils. My husband and I were the only people who had an outdoor fire/ BBQ. Which I don't understand. We were right on the river. The cabin was CLEAN!

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Yes, these are old, wood cabins, pretty rustic. Windows and doors had some small gaps, but nothing crazy. We stayed in Cabin 7, overlooking the river. If you are okay with rustic, and reasonably priced for Big Sur area, this would be the place to go! If you like fancy and perfect, don't go, its not for you. But, know... More

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Ventura, Ca.
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

We have just returned from our 3 night stay at Ripplewood Resort. We stayed in Cabin #14 which was behind the gas station and quite near the highway. We arrived after dark and when we entered the cabin it was quite disappointing. Very small room with very old dirty love seat , two hard chairs and a table. Most of... More

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Additional Information about Ripplewood Resort

Also Known As:
Ripplewood Hotel
Ripplewood Hotel Big Sur
Ripplewood Big Sur
Address: 47047 Hwy 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ripplewood Resort features a grocery store, gas station, Cafe open for breakfast and lunch, and 17 Cabins ranging in price from $105 to $225 plus tax per night. ... more   less 

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