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Ragged Point

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Address: 19019 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93452-9751
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+1 805-927-5708

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We stayed here on our journey down the PCH. The views are unmatched. The landscaping is exquisite! The sunset was as beautiful as our Florida sunsets just much colder. My... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here on our journey down the PCH. The views are unmatched. The landscaping is exquisite! The sunset was as beautiful as our Florida sunsets just much colder. My daughter did the vertical trail down the cliff to the beach and was rewarded with an incredible waterfall unseen from the motel. The staff was so kind and accommodating. Just... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

every corner along the PCH 101 Big Sur Hwy presents an amazing view. Jaw dropping scenery. This has to be one of the most incredible drives in North America.

Thank Perseverance
Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the most amazing place. We got a last minute reservation and fell in love with the place. The views are spectacular and the people amazingly friendly. (and to the person who wrote the bad review because "there was no wifi" - you are in the middle of the mountains on the ocean...OF COURSE THERE IS NO WIFI. Put... More 

1 Thank Kimberly A B
Montecito, California
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190 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had two nights booked here, and no where does their website warn you that DEFINITELY their WiFi doesn't work nor do cellphones. We only found out when checking in and receptionist told us. So after one night of being cut off from the world, we left and never to return again until 3rd generation family manager gets his head... More 

Thank orv m
Dublin, Ireland
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1,163 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 559 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ragged point is absolutely stunning. Renting a car and driving around Big Sur is just a delight and the views of the sea and crashing waves and jagged rocks at Ragged Point was a particular highlight. Plenty of parking, get out and take a stroll along some of the trails, it's just a beautiful vista, wild and picturesque.

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2017

We had hoped to drive the Pacific Coastal Highway from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo and back, but a well-publicized bridge collapse derailed those plans. We still drove to Ragged Point, to enjoy the legendary views. Great photo ops. This is a small tourist location, with a small restaurant with great coffee and a convenience store. The motel looks... More 

2 Thank TiredCanadian
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

Nice place to stop for a great view. Also they have a small store for drinks, etc. Gas pumps if needed. They have a restaurant with outdoor seating wonderful view but they weren't open yet when I went thru. It's a nice place to stop for a quick look, and walk around before heading up hwy 101 big sur.

Thank CarribeanBound1
Martinez, Georgia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017

This is a great place to stop and get some scenic views up and down the coast line. Coming from south Highway 1 begins to climb hill side so you have elevated views in both directions as well as view of local waterfall. Only few miles north of Hearst Castle.

2 Thank jamespK4196GK
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

This is a good stopping place for a bathroom break on the way to Big Sur. Just don't expect it to be more than that. Bathrooms are clean. The gas is expensive, but it is only one of two options between Ragged Point and Big Sur. The other spot is very small and not sure about the hours or availability.... More 

Thank Jackie E
Miami, Florida
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Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

My family and I decided to drive up from LA to San Francisco and find a place to stay for the night on the way up. We ended up staying at ragged point and found it to be such a great moment. The room was nice with a fire place and a gorgeous view on the cliff. Believe it or... More 

1 Thank Samour04

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