We had a great stay and no huge complaints, however, I don't think I was as wowed as some of the other reviewers. Perhaps it is the fact that our room was about $1000/night that is making me be a little picky.
The view from our room was breathtaking---so peaceful and beautiful. The room itself was lovely--I enjoyed the fireplace, the bathtub (which was really difficult to get in and out of!) and of course, the view from our outdoor seating area. The decor of the room was minimalistic and soothing.
Service on the property was fine and unobtrusive---almost too unobstrusive in a way. The man who took us to our room upon check in was relaxed and friendly.
I found the dining room to be above average but not exceptional. Daily breakfast was just okay (the coffee was actually very good) and dinner was inconsistent. One night we dined at the bar and the service and food were great. The second night we sat at a table and our server was not very friendly or helpful. We asked some questions about the wine list and didn't receive much advice. And one day we ordered room service for lunch---my husband's burger, which was ordered medium rare, arrived completely well done. I am sure if we said something, they would have fixed it but we didn't.
The guided walk around the grounds was interesting. We also enjoyed the infinity pool as well as spa services.
One thing to keep in mind about this area is that there is no night life. We aren't party animals but it would have been nice if there was a lounge or bar on the property where you could have an after dinner drink and relax. The restaurant/bar shut down pretty early so there was really nothing to do after dinner. Some people enjoy this but for us, we would have liked just a little more activity.
All in all, it was a very relaxing vacation and the Post Ranch is a very unique and special property. However, for the amount of money you pay per night, I wasn't wowed by anything other than the magnificent view.
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