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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
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I gave this place five stars because the staff was so helpful! I had booked a cabin without a bathroom (was supposed to use shared facilities) but since there was a storm coming in that night they upgraded me to a cabin with its own bathroom. They even called ahead to see when I was arriving to turn on the... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We visited the campground for one night only and I wish we had more time to stay and explore both the campgrounds and the areas surrounding it. We stayed at Cabin 5, which is a two bed, no bath cabin. It is on the bottom floor, so we could hear every step our neighbors in the top units made, which... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

This was a pretty setting and very peaceful our first night. The camp store is great, very well stocked. The problem we had was on the weekend the camp was overrun by people. There were multiple cars on each site, tents everywhere including on the river. It became a parking lot overrun by families with a lot of children. I... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

1) You don’t want to breathe campfire smoke all night: because most of the cabins are situated on the mountainside, you’ll have to breathe the smoke of all campfires located at the base. I’ll tell you this: the ash you’ll see when you arrive on the terrace is a preview of what you’ll have in your lungs the next morning.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed in cabin #1 for only one night, but are so glad we stretched an extra night out of our long weekend and got to spend a night there. The hospitality was unbeatable. We were warmly welcomed and given an excellent rundown on nearby hikes and other sites. The cabin was adorable, just the right size for a couple.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We camped in a tent in a riverside pitch. The campsite was very pretty and I managed to swim in the river. We cooked on a firepit which doubled as a bbq which was fun. The washing up facilities are strange, no sinks but I was told "pans" were avaiable but we managed without one. The shop was well stocked... More 

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Los Angeles
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We (2 adults and 2 children) stayed here for 1 night in a small cabin with 2 queen beds. We are not campers but we wanted to experience nature around us. The cabin was small and basic but had decent beds and a hot shower in our room. The cabin and campground area is not large and not much to... More 

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Chicago, IL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

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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Address: Route 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Number of rooms: 56
Also Known As:
Riverside Campground And Cabins Hotel Big Sur

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