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Treebones Resort

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71895 Highway #1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Treebones is so awesome!! There are several yurts, tent sites, a treehouse, and a "nest." Our yurt was a partial ocean view & was perfect. We did some whale watching while listening to sea lions on the deck of our yurt. Best of all, it is completely off the map - they have their own water system and electricity source.... More 

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Treebones, Manager at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with inquiring guests! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. It is true that we are completely 'off the grid'. We generate our own power, have our own septic system, satellite internet and we have also been blessed with abundant clean water. Our water comes from... More 

San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My daughter and I were on a road trip and decided to stop here for lunch. What a pleasant surprise. The menu was great and the food was 5 star. The view was just as spectacular. We saw whales with our binoculars until the fog started to roll in. It was awesome. The grounds were like a scene from "... More 

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Treebones, Manager at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your lunch! We may be biased, but we think we have the best burger around. We also got a kick out of your "Teletubbies" reference in regards to our grounds, whimsical is the feel we go for, and so your pretty spot on! Thank you. More 

Petaluma
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothiing but good things to say about this property. We resereved a full ocean view yurt (#8) and it was perfect! Both restaurants are excellent and worth visiting even if you are not staying at the resort. Great day hikes within just a few miles (important once you've made the drive all the way here). Can't wait to visit again.

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Treebones, Manager at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive experience with inquiring guests. It's true- although we don't have hikes right off of the property, we have some of the best beaches and hikes on the coast just a short drive away (and often less crowded than Big Sur proper). We recommend checking out Sandollar Beach and... More 

Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Treebones is an amazing camping experience for the family. Absolutely beautiful setting and a wonderful restaurant. Service was good and friendly. Grounds and facility are nice. A few things to make note of on a visit: The restaurant opens up for breakfast at 7:30 AM. Prior to that there is absolutely no way to get a cup of coffee. If... More 

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Treebones, Manager at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! Thank you also for your feedback regarding coffee and breakfast. We always take guest feedback into account when finding ways to improve our services. In the future we may offer coffee earlier and add more savory items to the breakfast, stay... More 

South Amboy, New Jersey, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Treebones for two nights while exploring California on our honeymoon. Overall, we had a really great experience. We stayed in Yurt 16, which was quite a distance from everyone else and had amazing views of the Pacific and Mountainside. Dave helped us with our luggage and getting us to the Yurt and gave us a brief overview... More 

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MrsTreebones, Owner at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending Treebones to others and for choosing our destination for your Honeymoon trip. Sounds like you did your homework and understood Treebones as a glamping experience and were prepared for the walk to restrooms and showers etc... . In the restaurant we also offer a "share plate' appetizer menu as an option for those who want something... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We stayed at Treebones for two nights on April 14 & 15. Big Sur is one of the most gorgeous places on all of the West Coast of the United States. Treebones Resort is a good value for the money in the Big Sur Region. We married in Big Sur ten years ago and decided to return to re-live the... More 

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MrsTreebones, Owner at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

Happy anniversary and thank you for your recent visit and helpful comments. Glad to hear you will plan a return trip in the future. You've made some very helpful observations that are worth repeating, (since if one only quickly glances at our website they may not catch these points right away:) 1. Yes! we are in South Big Sur...it's a... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I came to Treebones for the first time back in 2010 or 11. It was one of the best vacations I've ever had (and I travel frequently). Obviously, they made the best use of the land that they could, but knowing this, if you're looking for a more serene and quiet experience, make sure you check out the map of... More 

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MrsTreebones, Owner at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your return visit and the amazing accolade that your first trip here was one of the best vacation you've ever had...that is wonderful to hear and makes us all smile :). You correctly point out that the yurts are dotted around the property in different locations according to where we were permitted to situate them. Each has... More 

San Diego, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We had an overall great stay here. We booked late, so were only able to secure a campsite. The sites are beautiful, and we enjoyed the first night of camping. However, due to a heavy storm coming the next day, I asked if there were any cancellations for yurts, and luckily there was. We stayed in a yurt our second... More 

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MrsTreebones, Owner at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit, so glad to hear you loved the accommodations, amazing views and location and glad you plan to visit again :) Yes! it's true, readers take note: "Come ready to UNPLUG!" (as we say on our website).... with the boundless Pacific Ocean in front and thousands of acres of coastal wilderness beside and behind -... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

It's really not fair to compare Treebones to traditional accommodations. The surroundings are absolutely stunning, but you knew that - this is Big Sur. Like many others, the first time I stayed a few years ago, when I was travelling with my mom and my 8-year old daughter, I balked at the idea of spending 250+ dollars on a "room"... More 

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MrsTreebones, Owner at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your extensive review! you care! and your input will be helpful to others. Thank you for acknowledging the 'human touch' here..yes! we are a family and twenty two other employees who live here and work to offer a unique, off-the-grid glamping experience to travelers...we love what we do! Please visit us again. More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Visited Treebones on a girls trip in March 2015. Two moms and 2 daughters. What a cool concept for accommodations - very unique experience and boasts tremendous views of the Pacific. Exceptional sushi bar - especially eating outdoors and watching for whales....and an all-around fun glamping experience. Nice pool area and cute gift shop. Really enjoyed looking at the stars... More 

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Treebones, Manager at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a try. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the sushi bar, unique accommodations, and, of course, our spectacular views. We want to assure you that we are listening to your feedback, and are constantly making changes and improvements to better meet the needs of our guests. It is good for inquiring guests to consider... More 

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