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Lucia Lodge

62400 Hwy 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Lucia Lodge
Ranked #7 of 8 hotels in Big Sur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Walpole, NH
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2010

Even after reading the mixed reviews on this place we decided to give it a try. The setting looked beautiful and we figured "how bad could it be?" I even mentioned the negative reviews to the woman who took my reservation telling her I owned/ran my own B&B and that cleanliness was important to me. She said she was aware... More

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Sonora, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2010

If you're going through the reviews here, you'll notice the two basic themes: Great views vs. dingy rooms and marginal food/service. They're both true. So you just have to decide which you want more. In spite of comments here, you're not going to find the the same views and outstanding natural setting anywhere else along Highway 1. This was our... More

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New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2010

So Big Sur area has literally, maybe like 10 hotels in 30 mile radius. So if you need to stay somewhere, you pick one and settle. Everyone talks about the views at this hotel, but really, the cabins face south, not west, so therefore you're sort of looking at water, but from every single cabin, you also get a good... More

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Pacific NW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2010

Stayed in cabin 10, worth the extra money. Cozy, nice gas fireplace, comfy bed. Beautiful views! Give yourself plenty of time to get there and arrive early enough to watch the sun set. Hike up the little trail behind the cabins. Check in staff was friendly. Wait staff in restaurant was nice. We brought our own wine and they said... More

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Boca Raton
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2009

I loveeeeed the views, I stayed in cabin 9 (right on the edge), the room was big, had a little living room area with a fire place. You could view the ocean from two windows, the one next to your bed or the one next to the leather couch. Furniture is very basic, no tv, which I loved b/c my... More

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milwaukee, wi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2009

Pros : Location location and location, serenity, isolation, away from all the hustle and bustle, no cell phone/internet/tv, the 1930s beautiful rooms. Cons: somewhat expensive, only their restaurant is the source of food, experience very different if staying in the less expensive cabins [which are actually just rooms].

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London, England
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2009

I totally agree with those who say that Lucia Lodge is totally overpriced, rip-off, beyond basic and - although our cabin appeared to be clean - it's difficult to know what was lurking under the bed or indeed in it. My husband's fork at dinner was dirty, he sent it back but i don't think it saw any washing action... More

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Nashville
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2009

Avoid the Lucia Lodge!! We read all of the negative reviews but decided to go ahead and give it a try because the view looked so spectacular!! The view is incredible...it was a beautiful clear summer day and the view could not have been better!!! The gorgeous view however does not begin to offset the dreadful experience we had during... More

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santa cruz,ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2009

I was hesitant after reading a bunch of the reviews on here, but we found Lucia Lodge to be a great place to stay. We were warmly welcomed and treated nicely each time we were in the store or had contact with the staff. We stayed in cabin 10 and the view was absolutely amazing. --Of course the food is... More

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Pasadena, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2009

I'm not sure I'm going to say anything that hasn't yet been said, but I can add some details. The man who checked us in was actually the nicest person we encountered during our 2 night stay. Unfortunately, we never saw him again. He took time to tell us about the grounds and surrounding area, hours of the store and... More

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Additional Information about Lucia Lodge

Address: 62400 Hwy 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Lucia Hotel Big Sur
Lucia Resort Big Sur

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#5 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur #7 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
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