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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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Chippenham UK
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33 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

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 May 3, 2015

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 April 30, 2015

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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