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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is one of the best hotels I've ever stayed in. We had an amazing time. Beautiful location, great rooms and the staff was incredible. A special call out to Victoria, who went above and beyond to ensure we had a magical stay. Famous hotels rarely don't always live up to their reputations. This one exceeded it. One morning...

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Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is pure magical and amazing. We had Onissimo ocean front view room. It was pure perfection and most romantic place ever. The views are beyond your wildest dreams, service amazing, food fabulous and grounds really life changing. I had a private yoga lesson in a yurt the first time I had ever done that. It was mind blowing...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

It's not really possible to express what a wonderful place this is, an extraordinarily beautiful location, lovely accommodation, friendly and welcoming staff. Though the years pass, the quality of the Post Ranch Inn has remained the same. One of the very best locations I've ever stayed in. Yes, it is expensive but the quality level justifies the price.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Treat yourself! This place was absolutely amazing. The scenery is stunning, the food is top notch, and the accommodations are clean and comfy. The perfect place for a romantic getaway. We walked the hiking trails, and soaked in the pools, and finished every day watching a beautiful sunset from high above the pacific. Perfect!

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Winter Haven, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has it all. Clifftop view of Pacific Ocean, basking pools overlooking the cliff, gourmet restaurant, impeccable service and gorgeous comfortable, fully stocked rooms. The surroundings are gorgeous; set in a wooded ridge. The guided nature walk is very informative. The hiking in the area is top notch

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San Diego, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not many places on earth that compares to Post Ranch in Big Sur. Pampered from the minute you arrive until you leave at rooms that look like they grew with the surrounding plants a la the hobbit holes. Incredible views from their restaurant at the included breakfast. Cars with drivers that will take you to local restaurants and sights. Heated...

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Hunt Valley, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Post ranch always delivers. Privacy. Serenity. Beauty. No better choice. Infinity pools are a must do. Rooms exceptionally appointed and staff supremely accommodating. Sierra Mar lunch was good, not as great as it has been in the past. Breakfast outstanding. A must do in Big Sur.

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los angeles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This may be the best hotel in the world - no kidding. I have stayed here more than half a dozen times. The location, the rooms, the service, and the food, are all world class. The property is so nice that you are wasting your time visiting the rest of Big Sur. Sit by one of the infinity hot tub's...

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Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

craig f, We appreciate the stellar comments and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room (Ocean House): Fantastic, although if you are expecting some relationship between $ spent and square footage, you will be disappointed. The room is cosy, but oh so perfect! Log fire cabin a highlight. Great coffee, organic stuff in the minibar (gratis) and, more generally, a strong environmental focus throughout. The ocean view is rather temperamental: the mist that...

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Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

Posian M, We appreciate you taking the time to write about your experience here at Post Ranch. Thank you for the kind comments and we look forward to welcoming you back when the time comes.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here for my honeymoon eight years ago. Eight years later, the place is still breathtaking, the service impeccable, the yoga relaxing, and the sunsets unforgettable. Want somewhere romantic to sweep someone off their feet? This is it.

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Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

Izabel O, Thank you for joining us after an eight-year hiatus. Post Ranch Inn is timeless and the land continues to hold its magic. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Post Ranch Inn

Address: 47900 Highway 1, PO Box 219, Big Sur, CA 93920-9576
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: $853 - $2,290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Post Ranch Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
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#1 Green Hotel in Big Sur
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#4 Family Hotel in Big Sur
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Pick ocean view!”
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“Ocean view rooms”
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“the coast rooms offer a beautiful ocean view”
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“Splurge for a room with an ocean view”
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“As for the top rooms closest to the meditation pool.”
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