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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We spent three nights at Ventana on our drive up from LA to SF. We took advantage of their three nights for two special midweek offer, which made our stay more affordable. We were also graciously upgraded to a larger Jr. Suite with an ocean view. The room and accommodations were spectacular. The property is very spread out, so make... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Ventana during the forest fire timing and we were still beyond impressed. The property is beautiful, zen and exclusive. The staff were so personal and nice, it felt so genuine. A little hard to get everywhere on your own, but they have on-demand car service that will being you wherever you need. The restaurant is delicious on-site... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Ventana Inn & Spa was in my opinion, a beautiful and luxurious hotel. Stayed in the lowest category room and it was very large, yet charming and featured everything one could expect from a small 5 Star hotel; let alone in remote Big Sur. Staff was friendly and helpful. Only regret was that we were unable to stay longer,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at Ventana Inn while driving from San Fran to LA on vacation. Ventana was our 'luxury' stop on route. It's not a cheap resort so expectations were naturally high. Let's start with the positives: it is a beautiful resort in a great location; the rooms are tastefully decorated and generous in size. We thought the morning... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great earthy place but the room was very small so spreading out the suitcases to unpack was a challenge. Cleanliness could have been better. Breakfast was excellent and staff very cooperative. Just expected more for the money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very lovely place to have dinner...we had the four course prix fixe for $85 per person, which was interesting and good, not superb (heirloom tomato starter w/burrata, well burrata was microscopic; second course of lamb shoulder Middle Eastern style, very tasty; duck breast w/ras al hanout, not as flavorful as would have liked and the duck itself was not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While expensive, you get what you're paying for. A beautiful view from above the Pacific, earthy but grande accommodations and the top service. When you get away here, it is pampered and restful. Two nights feel like a week and the beautiful walk through the forest gets you to some amazing food and incredible views. Go for lunch if you... More 

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on a wonderfully sunny day and had a table right by the edge of the restaurant with cracking views! The Cobb salad was huge and very tasty and my wife really enjoyed the Corn Soup. Pleasant staff and more reasonably priced that we had expected!

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Malibu, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second stay at Ventana Inn. Always a wonderful experience with first class customer service! Shane Prince was exceptional in the front office. We will defiantly be back. One word we took with us after a morning session of Yoga, "thankful."

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Ventana M, General Manager at Ventana Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Rainbow400, Thank you so much for the lovely review! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time at Ventana for a second time. We are delighted Shane Prince was able to provide exceptional service during your recent visit. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm Regards, Catherine Becker General Manager Ventana Inn & Spa More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned a weekend away for a birthday celebration. Upon reception, the very friendly front desk person greeted us with a glass of wine. We were very pleased to find out there's a happy hour in the evening. Our room was impeccable. We had a wood burning fireplace & outdoor spa looking over the water. Our room was quietly tucked... More 

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Ventana M, General Manager at Ventana Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kristen F, Thank you for sharing your experience during your recent birthday celebration. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to seeing you more often. Regards, Catherine Becker General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ventana Inn & Spa is a luxurious resort nestled in the mountains above California’s central coast. Situated on 243 acres of wooded hillside, 1,200 feet above the Pacific Ocean on the Big Sur coast, Ventana Inn & Spa is quiet, secluded and beautiful. The Inn provides a peaceful and soothing atmosphere enhanced by its proximity to the area’s natural wonders. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ventana Inn & Spa

Address: 48123 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920-9538
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: $618 - $1,490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ventana Inn & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Ventana Inn And Spa
Ventana Hotel Big Sur
Ventana Resort Big Sur
Ventana Inn Big Sur
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Family Hotel in Big Sur
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