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Little Silver, New Jersey
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67 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Perfection al all levels. Rooms are awesome. Views are incredible. Food is delicious. Activities are top notch. They even brought our room service for dinner course by course. Hardly anyplace does that. Great activities -- some of which are very "Big Sur-ish" - meditation, etc. I would go back without hesitation. Expensive - yes. But a greta value for what... More 

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

NewJerseyTraveler5, It was a pleasure to have you as a guest. We look forward to being your escape and welcoming you back again soon. More 

La Jolla, California
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50 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When our boys were young we used to take them to Big Sur, sometimes camping in the Ventana redwood forest and sometimes staying in cabins in the State Park. On my birthday last year they surprised me with a more luxurious visit- 3 nights in an Ocean House by the sea. Everything about the trip was perfect. We chose to... More 

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

lajollatravels, It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and thank you for the gracious comments. The ranch is unique in the way it gives the feeling it's all yours while you are here. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Santa Barbara, California
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247 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A 100 acre Ranch that goes back to 1900. Today, it is one of the finest small resorts in the world. The most breath taking views in Big Sur. You do some climbing, but it is exquisite. Nothing quite like being in the restaurant and looking out over the Pacific. Expensive, but once in a lifetime.Perfect Service.

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

expectquality1942, Thank you for the kind words and we hope the memories last a lifetime as well. More 

Summit, New Jersey
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my wife here for her 40th. It was the most amazing week ever! Scenery, food, property and briving along the coast in a convertible lexus they let us use. Just amazing. And some of THE BEST BAGELS ever!!! Coming from NY-NJ we know bagles. These were amazing.

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

jtorta10, Thank you for staying with us at Post Ranch Inn. We look forward to welcoming you back, those bagles will be waiting. More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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61 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is nothing like walking amongst redwoods, standing at the edge of the ocean or viewing the Milky Way from a private terrace to put life in perspective. All of these can be done daily here at PRI. We were there for three nights celebrating my husband's 60th birthday. Room tips: We stayed in an Ocean house with a beautiful... More 

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

Kim H, Thank you for the great description of Post Ranch Inn's experience. You were able to put it all in perspective for our reading enjoyment. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

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162 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view alone is awesome from up top, but the drinks and food are delicious. Make sure to come to see the sunset. The staff could be a little more warm, but overall we had a great time. We had an option of a four course or nine course meal- I would suggest the four. I couldn't eat all my... More 

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

Monica P, Thank you for being our guest and for the gracious review. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The PRI is by far the most amazing place I’ve ever stayed. You have to visit to believe it. We stayed in the Lower Butterfly Room which was beautiful with stunning views of the grounds and mountains. It was probably the highlight of our 3 week honeymoon to California. One day we shall return

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

Oliver W, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review us. The butterfly is a great way to immerse yourself into the ridge and redwoods. We look forward to the day you return. More 

Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

I love this place! Perched on a mountain side, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, there are gorgeous views from everywhere on the property. Our unique cabin was our peaceful, private oasis for two days. We never closed the curtains, because we didn't have to- only the sea gulls could peak in. The king sized bed was very comfortable, with cozy organic... More 

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

Lianne H, This is such a great description of the experience at Post Ranch Inn. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Newport Beach, California
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

My wife and I spent one night at Post Ranch Inn, one of the most romantic and amazing places we've ever been to. This was one of the stops during our 38th anniversary road trip down Hwy 1, so there has been many hotels to compare with over the years.....and, Post Ranch Inn may be on top of the list!... More 

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

JanErikP, Thank you for staying with us and we are pleased to have had you as our guest for such a special anniversary. Thank you for the kind comments and its great to hear you enjoyed the overall experience. I hope to welcome you back one day. More 

New York
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016

If you are going to Big Sur, go to Post Ranch Inn for lunch or dinner. It is not cheap, but there was nothing that was not fantastic. The entire menu, which is limited, was terrific as a party of four, we ate just about everything. The wine, well, it is California, but the views are mind blowing! Reservations are... More 

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

AndrewLNewYork, The views are breathtaking from Sierra Mar. Thank you for joining us and for the review. We look forward to welcoming you back again. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $907 - $2,291 (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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Post Hotel Big Sur
Post Big Sur
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#1 Green Hotel in Big Sur
#4 Family Hotel in Big Sur
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“All of the rooms are on the edge or built into the mountain. It is very cool.”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewLNewYork, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“There are ocean views and foret views. you want the ocean views, upper level”
 of 5 bubbles dwalker43, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a ground floor Torre room which was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles Bubbles186305, Sep 27, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great. Sea views obviously exceptional”
 of 5 bubbles 623hughh, Sep 18, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms overlooking the water are unbelievable. The tree house is great too.”
 of 5 bubbles Rach0601, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
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