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Post Ranch Inn

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47900 Highway 1, PO Box 219, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited the restaurant at the recommendation of a friend. What a disaster! It must be the most over-hyped road cafeteria ever. We chose the 3-course menu. It was all made to sound very sophisticated. Yet when it landed on our table we understood what we were up to. No words to describe the dry chicken, the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were staying in Monterey and as it was my wife's birthday we decided to treat ourselves. When we arrived we asked if we could eat on the lovely terrace but were told food is not served outside - fair enough. I asked if we could have a drink outside before our meal but were informed that we were already... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent 5 nights here at Post Ranch Inn, a hotel we have dreamed of visiting for long time and it did not disappoint us at all. In fact, it has way exceeded our expectation! We drove from LA to Big Sur one morning in May this year, the drive was pretty long but the route was... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

BELOW IS THE EMAIL I SENT TO THE MANAGER ON JUNE 30TH…19 DAYS AGO AND STILL NO RESPONSE! AT THIS POINT ALL I WANT IS AN APOLOGY FOR RUINING A NIGHT OF MY VACATION AND COSTING ME $1500 WHILE DOING SO! STAY AWAY! I REALLY WISH I COULD UPLOAD VIDEOS SO YOU COULD REALLY SEE THE FLIES FLYING AROUND DINNER... More 

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7 Thank Amberlee H H
Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

Let me begin by apologizing. Your review is obviously quite alarming and surprising as your experience is so drastically different than the vast majority of our guests. I sincerely apologize for the delay in responding. After reading your review, I searched my email and found that it had been diverted to my Junk folder, still marked unread. It was an... More 

Athens, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If life brings it well to you and you can afford to "invest" to stay in such a hotel, then look no further and visit post ranch inn. It is a unique experience that words cannot describe. If I had to find a flaw, then this would be the wifi network and the Internet connection, however some consider poor connections... More 

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1 Thank George K
Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

George K, Thank you for being our guest and the review. The wifi speeds are being addressed, being in such a remote environment causes small challenges. We are addressing this and will have faster and more reliable service very soon. However, you did say the magic word "switch off". Our goal is to provide a relaxing and recharging experience. An... More 

California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent one weekend here. We live in the Bay Area and had visited the Carmel area plenty of times. We always love it, but it's not really a special occasion type of trip, more of a "I need to just go somewhere a little different." Big Sur, which is only a bit south of Carmel, is... More 

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

thejulia, It was very nice to read about your experience and thoughts. The excitement comes through as I read your review. We are very grateful to have had you as our guest and look forward to your return. Hopefully for a few extra nights next time. Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review. More 

Los Gatos, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live in Silicon Valley and often break away from my normal routine to take the 90 min drive to Big Sur during the week to avoid the crowds. I've been doing this now for twenty one years, so I know the place well. I recently joined some friends who live in Carmel Valley at Sierra Mar for lunch. All... More 

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

Kevin M, First, thank you for being such a loyal patron at Sierra Mar. I can fully understand why you make the drive down and we want to make sure you continue to do so. As you know, Sierra Mar is a very busy restaurant and we want to provide the best possible service. We will address your concerns and... More 

London
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very very special property. Secluded, magnificent scenery on all sides, service up there with the best, high end cars to use for exploring, a pool for every occasion, Michelin dining, tree houses above the qualities of most presidential suites. Tears on leaving, already craving a reprise. Guaranteed to return. So far in our travels - without parallel.

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

Gartartan, Thank you for staying with us, we are thrilled that you were able to fully take in all of the scenery, dining, and activities. We look forward to your return. More 

Grand Cayman
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stopped off here for lunch on a trip from Monterey to Morro Bay. I can comfortably say that I have never eaten or been anywhere quite like this. From the moment you arrive at the hotel grounds, you're very aware that this is a special place. When walking into the restaurant, overlooking the Pacific, the view... More 

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

Ben H, Thank you for being our guest and we are happy to hear that you were able to enjoy the clear view when you arrived. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon to stay with us. More 

1designer
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to Post Ranch in for our anniversary and loved very minute of it. The views were unreal - I've never used the "pano" feature so much. The food was divine. And the staff did everything in their power to let us know we were welcome and our happiness was their priority. I cannot wait to... More 

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

1designer, Thank you for the gracious comments. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your time here at Post Ranch. We strive to create an atmosphere of attentive but unobtrusive service. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon. More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Post Ranch Inn

Address: 47900 Highway 1, PO Box 219, Big Sur, CA 93920
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: $856 - $1,962 (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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