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Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort

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48123 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920-9538 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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4.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today via mobile

My husband (our son who lives in San Francisco) and I stopped there for lunch on our way back to the city. The place was recommended to him by a friend. The restaurant seats on a hill overlooking the ocean and it is part of...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Savoreandolavida_75
Response from Gladys P, Guest Relations Manager at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila ResortResponded today

Thank you for your kind message and for taking the time to share your dining experience with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your meal and service at our restaurant, and the amazing view. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Ventana is the best mix of old and new Big Sur from the ground up. Excellent service, amenities in a pristine setting. Outdoor dining with ocean views takes your breath away! The cozy serenity of this place is unforgettable. We've stayed countless times over the...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Response from Melanie C, Manager at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila ResortResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you so much for providing your feedback and for being a supporter of the property over the years. We truly appreciate your choice to return over and over again and I'm thrilled your experiences have been so memorable. Thank you again, Melanie Cooke

Reviewed 2 days ago

I have stayed at The Ventana several times. I loved it each time, but I was disappointed this last trip. They have raised the rates each time and it is now more than double what it was the first time we stayed seven years ago....More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Becky M
Response from Gladys P, Guest Relations Manager at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila ResortResponded today

Dear Becky, Thank you for your feedback and also for taking the time to write to us. I am dismayed that the overall dining experience was disappointing to you. I will personally confirm with our Food & Beverage team that the vegan options on the...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our family checked into a glamping site and without doubt Matt and his team were absolutely fantastic. The staff went out of their way to ensure we had a great time and all needs were catered for. I would absolutely stay again and recommend this...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from Gladys P, Guest Relations Manager at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila ResortResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, Paul, for your kind message and for taking the time to share you glamping experience. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay in the redwood forest and that you received great service from our team. I look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved the Ventana glampsite. Our personal glampsite was private and really cool and cozy. Easy access to the main resort. We also had access to the pool, happy hours, gym, restaurant and other amenities. We loved the glampsite breakfasts each morning too.

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Gladys P, Guest Relations Manager at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila ResortResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, LIsa,for your kind message and for taking the time to share you glamping experience. I am delighted that you enjoyed the redwood forest and the resort amenities. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Gladys

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Even when you're inside, you'll always be connected to the outdoors at Ventana Big Sur – our luxurious, rustic and inviting guestrooms are tucked among the meadows and redwoods. Ventana's 59 rooms and suites More are arranged around our 160-acre property in secluded groupings, offering the utmost in privacy and serenity. Constructed of sun-bleached cedar, the buildings blend harmoniously into the natural surroundings, with interiors featuring rich leathers and woods that provide a soothing, sophisticated retreat. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Adult pool
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
59
Price range
$707 - $1,700 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Ventana Inn & Spa
Also Known As
Ventana Inn And Spa
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Ventana Hotel Big Sur
,
Ventana Resort Big Sur
,
Ventana Inn Big Sur
Location
United States > California > Big Sur
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
59
Price range
$707 - $1,700 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Ventana Inn & Spa
Also Known As
Ventana Inn And Spa
,
Ventana Hotel Big Sur
,
Ventana Resort Big Sur
,
Ventana Inn Big Sur
Location
United States > California > Big Sur
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stetaylo
May 18, 2018|
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Response from Karen L | Reviewed this property |
We have been to this property MANY times over the years. The new owners have now appealed to the hipster crowd. If that is you, enjoy your experience. We are disappointed with the changes to this property. It is beautiful... More
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Paul B
May 13, 2018|
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Solo works just fine here.
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101authentic
January 31, 2017|
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Response from Spencer007 | Reviewed this property |
When we stayed the restaurant was open and breakfast( and the walk) and dinner, were one of the features we liked a lot. Not sure what has happened . If the restaurant breakfast no longer available this is a major negative... More
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"Don't go. Check out other options unless you are made of money. Ours was the 2nd LEAST expensive room...."
Boulderskies
3 weeks ago
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"We stayed in clamping site, #6 (Portola) which was conveniently near the bathrooms."
lologeorge69
Oct 10, 2018
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"Facing South is great for ocean views, North for forest."
ericd488
Sep 18, 2018
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"The cottage (#53) is amazing with a hot tub, day bed, and hammock. It is detached from any other room."
MrsNarron
Sep 9, 2018
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