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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here as a stop on a road trip up the coast. We were in one of the rooms (versus cabins). Property is in a great location right on Highway One in the middle of beautiful Big Sur. The room is well appointed with a retro/rustic but upgraded feel. It was a good size room, has heated bathroom floors...

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Surrey, UK
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Returned to Glen Oaks to stay again in The Cottage, 3 years since we were last able to come from the UK.. Unfortunately, owing to a problem with our rental car while we were further south we had to call and say we could not arrive for the first night we had booked. Nevertheless we were welcomed back and treated...

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Thames, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Glen Oaks was lovely -- a wonderful mix of modern style, rustic coziness and a few really luxe details. I loved the super-comfy bedding, heated floors and charming little air plants. My favorite part was the gorgeous fireplace in the room. The star of the property is a sublime redwood tree, the second oldest in big sur. We really enjoyed...

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Cambria, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay while taking in the wonders and sights of Big Sur. Be prepared for cabin atmosphere with very nice accommodations. Very quiet and relaxing. Loved the campfire pit in front of cabin.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Adobe Motor Lodge Fireside Queen room and the room itself is a little bit smaller than the pictures but still fantastic. Everything is very clean and neat. Since we got there a little bit late that we didn't have the chance to use the yoga mats in the room but the trail across the main road...

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Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're visiting California a "have-to" visit spot is taking the CA highway 1 and enjoying the serenity of Big Sur. Glen Oaks is nice little spot to stop over, stretch the legs, eat, shop and enjoy live bands.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I loved our stay at Glen Oaks. The rooms were very cozy, the staff was super helpful, and the Roadhouse restaurant across the street was such a nice amenity. We debated between a cabin or the motor lodge, and we we ended up choosing the motor lodge... and loved it. We had plenty of space, and the...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My new hubby and I stayed in the Riverview Suite as the centerpiece of our California Roadtrip honeymoon, and it was everything we dreamed it would be. The location is absolutely idyllic. After checking in across the street, we turned down a short drive and entered through an automated gate- so fancy! We drove past smaller cabins and I instantly...

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nyc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second stay, we've stayed Archie's cabin this time and we loved it. It was romantic and relaxing. Convenient location and the Roadhouse across the street serves great food. Will come back again!

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know the reviews might look great at this place but beware if they give you Room 1A and probably others too. This is not the room we saw when we reserved. This room was next door to the office. The toilet was falling off the wall. When you get up from it you hear a click and thud as...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Described as one of the most romantic places to stay, our adobe motor lodge was considered modern in 1957 and 50 years later Glen Oaks Big Sur has a fresh rustic-modern and Green sensibility. Our accommodations consist of 16 Adobe Motor Lodge rooms with cozy gas fireplaces and 10 Cottage/Cabin style rooms with kitchen/kitchenettes and most have access to the Big Sur River. All accommodations have free wireless internet and telephones with free local calls. We are located on Highway One in Big Sur Valley. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glen Oaks Big Sur

Address: Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: $249 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Glen Oaks Big Sur Hotel Big Sur
Glen Oaks Hotel Big Sur
Glen Oaks Resort Big Sur
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
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“Cottages are best, motel rooms good but probably noisier”
 of 5 bubbles usaphile, 3 days ago | Read review
“Cool vibe...”
 of 5 bubbles wilsonh565, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“River view and Forest view suites are larger and more private - definitely stay in one of the cabins if you can!”
 of 5 bubbles bjkboo, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“I wouldn't stay here again.”
 of 5 bubbles 486SusanM, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“We stayed in Room 11 . . . I doubt that there are any rooms that are not good.”
 of 5 bubbles Marlysfreeman, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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