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Ripplewood Resort

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ripplewood Resort is one of those places you will remember forever when you think back about past vacations. The cabins are lovely situated in the middle of the Big Sur forest amongst giant trees. I loved the rustic feel of the whole place. The river that runs behind the cabins also adds to the magic. I stayed in Cabin 5... More 

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Stafford, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cancelled due to the ongoing concerns of fire in Big Sur area. But they still charged me the cancellation fee. It not about the amount charged but the basic customer service. I got a warning email from the resort itself I expected full refund.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

These little places are rustic and don't have any frills but that's what makes them great. We stayed in one cabin and our kids in another. I would suggest buying groceries and filling up on gas before you arrive. There is a little store but it is very pricey. (A little box of cereal was $8). The landscaping and plants... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

No "bistro" pretense here. Mexican leaning menu with abundant portions and beautifully presented. There's outside seating and great service. I had a house salad (huge and fresh) with chicken for $11. My wife had a vegetarian sandwich with fries and she loved it. A nice break from snotty places with cute food.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Loved this place after LA and santa Barbara a perfect hide out to get some rest. The cabin was small but perfect. Spent one night there and it felt like 10. You have you're own fire place. We had a perfect lookout at the river. Falling a sleep with live streaming water in the back ground is dreamy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

I spent one night here in a cabin right on the Big Sur river among redwoods and it was excellent. The cabin was spacious and well-equipped and the staff very helpful. The attached cafe is also very good for breakfast and has a patio. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

If you have kids, I recommend staying in one of the lower cabins off the river. My two, ages 4 and 6, played in the stream/river for an hour and had a blast. If you do, go buy a $10 innertube from Wal-Mart/Target, as the water is only a foot or two deep, and they will enjoy riding on it.... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Beautiful area and a step back in time. No frills here at this resort, but a comfortable cabin with all the necessities for an overnight stay. Affordable compared to other places in the area. Very thin walls in the duplex cabins, but we were warned before we booked. No cell reception, no wifi, and no TV so like who you... More 

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Huntington Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in cabin #4 and it was a tranquil and beautiful stay. This cabin is located right alongside the river and has a patio for outdoor sitting and a fire pit. The cabin is nestled among other cabins and beautiful trees. The cabin has a kitchen, sitting area which has a fire place, a bed, and restroom with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Also good for groups. You can get maximum usage out of some of these cabins (can't remember what cabin numbers) but definitely three couples could have slept in ours. Really clean and cosy and everything works well. Bathroom is well stocked. The open log fires are a great feature, perfect for late night gatherings, drinking local wines and story telling... More 

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Ripplewood Resort features a grocery store, gas station, Cafe open for breakfast and lunch, and 17 Cabins. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ripplewood Resort

Address: 47047 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9556
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: $95 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Ripplewood Hotel Big Sur
Ripplewood Big Sur
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Big Sur
#6 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
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