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Post Ranch Inn

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GreenLeadersPlatinum level
06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, England
Reviewed January 24, 2014

This is the kind of place you hesitate to recommend because you want to keep it to yourself. But the experience is so unique and the execution saw flawless that this hotel deserves to be recommended far and wide and, as far as I can see, it is. I'm not sure I can write a review worthy of this place,...

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Menlo Park
Reviewed January 24, 2014

We've just returned from a four-night stay in a Peak House at Post Ranch ($1600+ per night). The resort is beautifully situated with splendid views, and it's an interesting place, certainly. The star-scape night sky is stunningly magical; you'll get an ache in your neck from craning to look upward. Beautiful plantings even in "winter" and tons of avian life...

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7Thank CatalinaW
Reviewed January 22, 2014

This was one of the most relaxing and memorable visits. We have been only to the Resturant Sierra mar and couple of times and have never been let down. Outstanding original dishes, with fresh local ingredients. As for our stay, from start to finish, the staff was warm and welcoming, first class amenities and the relaxing atmosphere with a spectacular...

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1Thank 1lolo1
Graeagle, California
Reviewed January 21, 2014

Just returned from a a visit to the famed Post Ranch Inn. Like others before us, we had huge expectations. They were all met with a resounding WOW! While property is ideally suited for a couples, and exudes romance, we were there on a father-daughter road trip. The Post Ranch Inn, didn't blink, effortlessly adjusting and setting up our stay...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed January 16, 2014

One of the top destinations on the planet. Guests are in awe throughout their stay -- there is a hush to the place as you walk through the forest or gaze down into the Pacific 1,200 ft below. Spectacular breakfast. Excellent yoga classes held in a yurt in the meadow. Superb staff -- many are second-generation on the property and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed January 8, 2014

This is an amazing property. Magnificent location and appeal. A few small downsides... annoyingly we weren't acknowledged as return guests even though it was my third visit and it grates to be asked various times if this was first visit. Our room was also one of the more dated older rooms with a very smoky fireplace and some room design...

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3Thank EK201
Mountain View, CA
Reviewed January 6, 2014

I am very torn about how to rate this experience. Clearly, the location and amenities at Post Ranch are excellent. I have been waiting to visit this place for a long time, and felt we could splurge at the end of last year. When I booked the reservation online, I almost backed out when I saw the price. I don't...

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10Thank Karleshyogi
Newmarket, Canada
Reviewed January 5, 2014

Beautiful place well worth the visit. Big sur location is amazing and this hotel makes it even better. The rooms are so nice and comfortable, the service is great and the view is amazing. Loved it all

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1Thank Jason J
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed January 3, 2014

Our son took us for lunch at the restaurant but the food was nothing much to write about.What took my breath away was the view of the ocean from the side glass panel and the biggest surprise was that we got to watch whales! Their garden is simply beautiful and tranquil. Simply out of this world!

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Laguna Niguel, California
Reviewed January 2, 2014

When we first stayed at Post Ranch Inn in August, I was so captivated by our stay that I immediately booked our second stay that same week we came back home! I decided to write a second review as this time we stayed in one of the Treehouses (previously it was Peak House). The Treehouse is a different experience from...

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

Dear friend, We thank you for your very thoughtful and descriptive review of the Ranch. We were delighted to hear you also found the Tree House accommodation all you were expecting. We believe our Tree Houses are some of the most architecturally beautiful accommodations throughout our property. We appreciate your suggestions about the additional hooks and we will reevaluate that...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • 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: $967 - $2,460 (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:
Post Ranch Hotel Big Sur
Post Hotel Big Sur
Post Big Sur
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Big Sur
#1 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#4 Family Hotel in Big Sur
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“Corner suites are large and sunny”
winkphoto, 1 week ago | Read review
“From the various YouTube videos, I don't think there is a bad view anywhere on the property.”
Bearyw, Feb 16, 2017 | Read review
“All look equally fantastic, we stayed in the lower coast room which was lovely”
Sm0, Feb 14, 2017 | Read review
“Upper cliff side cabins.”
marlew76205, Feb 5, 2017 | Read review
“Pick ocean view!”
RobB249, Jan 22, 2017 | Read review
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