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Deetjen's Big Sur Inn

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We had a reservation for 5 and were given a huge wooden table in a wonderfully decorated room. As I hesitated between 2 wines, the waiter came back with a sample of each in elegant glasses. The food was simply delicious with large servings. Vegetarian pasta is to die for, roasted half chicken perfect. I couldn't praise or recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Return to a time in the 1930's and you will feel yourself begin to relax. Rustic environment that feels like it has souls from the past making the environment more beautiful. Actually the place is a museum of lovely pieces that entertain the imagination. The first time I came was after I had dropped my son off for college in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Stayed and love this place deep in the woods of Big Sur. So private, so romantic, great breakfast and location and people...can't gush enough! Had dinner at restaurant and that was great as well. it was a Monday so if you need a weekend reservation I would book that sooner than later.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Very fun stay at Deetjens, which I had always been curious about. I am fond of the rustic style, which appeals to many but not others. The very comfortable beds and charming setting in the redwoods plus a truly wonderful restaurant add up to a strong desire for a return visit!

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Pacifica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

WE loved spending 2 nights at Deetjen's Big Sur Inn -- like stepping back into the 1930s. Rustic, steeped in history, funky, quiet, quaint and cozy, we enjoyed the people, the bar and the wonderful restaurant. No television, music and so forth in the rooms, so we were inventive and played board games and enjoyed the ambiance of the redwoods... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

I stayed here with two other friends on a girlfriend trip. None of us had stayed at Deetjen's for over 30 years. It remains charming and rustic, but now at 60+ years old instead of 30 years old we do view things a bit different. First of all the setting is lovely, in the forest along a small creek. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

We were recommended this place by a man we met in North Carolina who had a special affinity for Big Sur. We have been camping or staying in budget motels for our entire trip, so staying here was an investment based on advice from a stranger. We were not disappointed. We had the honeymoon suite. The bed was lovely with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I had driven through Big Sur a year earlier and wished I had more time to spend there. When I had the chance to go back to California for a wedding, I knew I had to book a room at Deetjen's and spend some time in the nearby state parks. I was so glad I did. The inn is very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

This a truly magical place. Tucked in the woods with a running creek through the center. The inn is a selection of rustic hand- crafted cabins each with its own personality. We stayed in the lower creek cabin which is the downstairs of a two story building. The room was large and very charming. Be prepared for leaning floors, creaky... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

We spent the night in The Chateau Fiasco room which is one of the rooms with a private bath. My 15 year old son and I are on a weeklong California road trip and this was our stop in Big Sur. Yes it's creaky, you can see daylight in a couple spots in the wall. It is rustic. But it... More 

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Additional Information about Deetjen's Big Sur Inn

Address: 48865 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: $110 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Deetjen`s Big Sur Hotel Big Sur
Deetjens Big Sur Hotel
Deetjens Big Sur Inn
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
#6 Family Hotel in Big Sur
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