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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly motel with good sized rooms - we squeezed our family of 5 into ours ! Nice and clean , great setting by the river. Shame the pool is closed on Mondays was the only tiny complaint . Would definitely recommend this hotel for short stop overs

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Romantic and close to hiking trails and state park. The drive up was amazing and the rooms were very natural: quaint and cabin-like. They did whisk you out of our room very firmly in the morning of our final day, though. I thoroughly enjoyed our visit. I liked the chair in the stream. :)

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Thank Mostlyitsmychi
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was recommended this place by a local in Monterey and we were so glad we stopped off - Had a lazy lunch of sandwiches and beer and a half hour sitting on the chairs in the river with our trousers rolled up! Totally loved the place and would highly reccomend.

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Thank CarolandTomo
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, I would rate this facility a B+, primarily due to the room cost. The location is great to Pfeiffer beach and pretty much any of the trails in the Big Sur area. Our room was very nice and was located facing the stream. The facility itself is located in a wonderful setting with a stream with adirondack chairs in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, service, and ambiance. Right by the river with a beautiful view from the patio. Food was very good and was a little less expensive (a very little) than some of the other places we went to. We will be back for sure!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stoppad here for lunch on the way fr.o.m. Monterey to Morrow bay. Nice setting in the woods with a beautiful creek near by. Quick service. Sat on the outside deck with a view of th creek. Food was ok and there was a nice jazz band playing. A good experience on the whole.

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Thank Peter B
Rochester, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Well this place is literally right on the only road in Big Sur (and I mean RIGHT ON THE ROAD). So that means traffic all the time and it is loud and constant. Rooms are extremely dated. And the price is ridiculous for what you get, Not only for the room. Food also $14 for 2 eggs and toast, come... More 

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Beecroft, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Big Sur River Inn is about as good a hotel that I've ever stayed in. The rooms were clean, the showers worked well, the beds were comfortable. Above all else the location is just beautiful. You are nestled in amongst some spectacular old Red wood trees and a stunning creek that runs just behind the hotel property. The restaurant had... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Who knows if there were any other spiders or bugs we did not see...We couldn't sleep in those beds thinkiing they would be crawling on us as we slept...It was 10:15 pm and the hotel office was closed, so we packed up and left to find another hotel...My daughter, son and I just couldn't sleep there...The next day we went... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This is essentially a motel with accommodation split across a highway. This wasn't clear to us from the website when we booked otherwise I doubt we'd have stayed here as it is extremely expensive for what you get. There are rooms available by the river but these appear to only be the family rooms and the double rooms are on... More 

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  • Pool
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Additional Information about Big Sur River Inn

Address: 46840 Highway 1, Highway 1 at Pheneger Creek, Big Sur, CA 93920-9507
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: $166 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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