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Bonita, CA
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

For now only available from the Carmel side of the 1. Still cleaning up after "the storm". Lots of water in the river and we had drinks just overlooking it. The food looked pretty good. Drinks are reasonably priced but the service not so good. Gift shops and it's a good stop.

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Kansas City
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Okay, I've never done this before, but I'm going to review a place I haven't stayed at. And here's why: The Big Sur River Inn has INCREDIBLE customer service! My friend and I had planned a road trip down Hwy 1, and we wanted to stay at Big Sur. I combed the reviews of all the motels and inns in...

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Reviewed February 10, 2017

If you want a base camp for your exploration of Big Sur's shoreline, mountains and forests, Big Sur River Inn is a good choice. If you want to be pampered with spa treatment and luxury accomodations, find another place. Fairly priced. The room was clean, the bed slept well, the linens were good (my wife made me write that) and...

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

This is a hard call to make. The rooms are a bit dated and more motel than inn if you stay in the queen sized rooms. Than mine size suites are roomy but still a bit dated. Its also a bit pricey foe the quality but there aren't a lot of choices in the area so I guess that's the...

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Carmel Valley, California
Reviewed January 18, 2017

We really enjoyed the nice people in the restaurant, the Food was very good. The King suite was excellent, very comfortable! The overlook the Big Sur River, which runs high and fast at this time of the year.

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed January 5, 2017

This Inn on Hwy 1 has a great location , its very close to three state parks so lots of outdoor options. Property sits behind a river, so guests have access to the river. Most of the rooms are on the mountain side, on the other side of the road but there are some rooms with river view. There is...

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South Lake Tahoe, California
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Tiny but clean rooms with decent bathrooms. No cell service and food was plentiful and not bad. Not somewhere to go for a special meal but certainly worth a visit! The bar makes their own infused vodka and drinks. Go put your feet in the river after a day of hiking!

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1Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

This place was cool and cozy. The room was very nice and affordable. They have a restaurant, gas station, and general store across the street from the rooms. It feels isolated in a good way. Tip: I didn't have cell service up there. Just a heads up. I'm an at&t user. They do have free wifi though.

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful cabin in a beautiful location. The room was spacious and clean with a small decking area outside with seating. We had our own parking space next to our room. We never ate in the restaurant but chose to get fresh burritos and beer from the store, which were big and filling. There's not much around, but it's what...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Very well located Easy in and out, good restaurant and very clean accomadations Great base to explore wonderful state parks in Big Sur Good stop on the Pacific coast highway drive Knowledgeable and friendly staff

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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Additional Information about Big Sur River Inn

Address: 46840 Highway One, Highway 1 at Pheneger Creek, Big Sur, CA 93920
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: $415 - $438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Big Sur River Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Choose a room on the river, the King Suites.”
 of 5 bubbles pirateed2017, Jan 18, 2017 | Read review
“get river side rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Tulika_sac, Jan 5, 2017 | Read review
“rooms across the road are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles brubooks, Nov 13, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room on river side.”
 of 5 bubbles DonnavRob, Nov 8, 2016 | Read review
“No cell service”
 of 5 bubbles Kori14, Nov 8, 2016 | Read review
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