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Riverside Campground and Cabins

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Route 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago, IL
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75 reviews 75 reviews
8 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We camped in Space 9. The spaces have not much between them, and the tent in Space 10 not so very many feet from ours emitted snoring sounds much of the night. The second night I got a handle on that by listening closely to the river running by, which then smoothed out every other sound. It was delightful. If... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you are at the heart of big sur close to the main attractions. the camp is nice and it's just great to be so close from the river and covered by the gentle shadow of the redwood trees. very friendly welcome and good family atmosphere . a great place to stay for one day or one week

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Brunswick, Maine
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are inexperienced campers and stayed in one of their cabins. Great for nature lovers who want some comfortable elements, such as nighttime solar lights on paths, fresh coffee in the shop. Super friendly staff, and very clean and comfortable accommodations.

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Los Angeles, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We are a family of four with a 6 month old, first time to big Sur so not familiar with the campgrounds in the area. This was a spur in the moment road trip for us so didn't plan ahead to get a bigger cabin for us, luckily this place had a cabin available online and we had cabin #7.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Was just the ticket for us and our RV for an overnighter heading up Big Sur Were 4 of us in a Class A 34ft and were placed in a nice site amongst the trees. Facilities were fine but location is fantastic with the creek and big trees. Sure, we're a little cramped and staff were sometimes hard to find... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We happened to drive by, so we drove into the campgrounds to check it out.No one in office to speak with, so we took brochures and drove about. Office lady stopped us and was incredibly rude and sarcastic. Unnecessarily so. We were simply checking it out and she hard smart mouth comments and told us to park in front. Of... More

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Carlsbad, California
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We were lucky to get two good sites on the riverside towards the end of the road and it was beautiful. Sound of the river as you slept, pine trees towering above you, it was serene. There's a spot on the very end that seemed like the ideal spot in the whole campground, try to get it. But the lady... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We stayed in Cabin 7. This was not a cabin, but a room below the supply room, next door to the night manage,r and next to a trailer that is a permanent residence. It did not feel like a cabin experience. We felt like we were in someone else's backyard with a view of their year's supply of soaps displayed... More

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Montreal, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Last minute mid-week getaway to Big Sur. The campground looked decent, but we stayed in Cabin 9, one room cabin nestled under some trees next to camp store. Sharing campground bathrooms with quarter-for-hot-water showers is a let-down at this price. But it's convenient in the heart of Big Sur, so 95$ a night is the going rate... Larger 2 BR... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Ok so I grew up camping and have been here before (albieit 20 years ago) and my return trip was a bit underwhelming. The site comnpared to some others in the area left a bit to be desired. The grounds themselves are small so distance to the camp store, front office and bathrooms - well there really isnt anywhere to... More

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Address: Route 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Also Known As:
Riverside Campground And Cabins Hotel Big Sur

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