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Big Sur River Inn

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I have dined at the restaurant many times over the last several years and have been pleased with my experience every time. The food is nicely prepared and delicious. The prices are reasonable. Dining outside with the river flowing within earshot is a plus. The wait staff is very efficient and accommodating. Would recommend to anyone visiting the area to...

Thank Kay P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

After being told our hotel's restaurant was closed we were taken by our guide to this local restaurant. Nice food served on the deck at the rear by attentive staff. Would definitely recommend and if in the area would go back

Thank Charles B
los banos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tourists rip off.they know they won't come back they are tourists. Rip off. Stop at Safeway in cross roads to buy sandwich or whatever. Stay AWAY from rip off in They blocked all excess to river and front door. Herd you AROUND to side door. Took out benches and chairs so you wouldn't sit and take a. Break.serve less charge...

Thank losbanosnavy
Liberty, Missouri
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Darling inn that sits beside a river and shops. The food in the restaurant is delicious with an array of tasty choices. I had a beautiful salad. The grandchildren, hamburgers. The staff is efficient and nice.

Thank GGMaSue19
Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We came here for a wedding. The Inn was charming. Nouri room was "across" hwy 1 so we had no view but the room itself was charming. Great TV, big bathroom, nice bed. By choice, I would prefer to be in the main building because the view of the river is breathtaking. The wedding was facing the river and it...

Thank Marcia K
Red Bluff, California
Reviewed 28 March 2017

On an adventure to explore the local area while staying in Carmel, we ventured south to spend time in one of the most beautiful places in the world. We stopped at this Inn to admire the gardens and happily found the restaurant at the exact right time. The sun was just emerging to warm the deck that overlooks the river...and...

Thank kimnoreen
Bonita, CA
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

For now only available from the Carmel side of the 1. Still cleaning up after "the storm". Lots of water in the river and we had drinks just overlooking it. The food looked pretty good. Drinks are reasonably priced but the service not so good. Gift shops and it's a good stop.

Thank Snorris57
Kansas City
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Okay, I've never done this before, but I'm going to review a place I haven't stayed at. And here's why: The Big Sur River Inn has INCREDIBLE customer service! My friend and I had planned a road trip down Hwy 1, and we wanted to stay at Big Sur. I combed the reviews of all the motels and inns in...

Thank Galeda
Reviewed 11 February 2017

If you want a base camp for your exploration of Big Sur's shoreline, mountains and forests, Big Sur River Inn is a good choice. If you want to be pampered with spa treatment and luxury accomodations, find another place. Fairly priced. The room was clean, the bed slept well, the linens were good (my wife made me write that) and...

Thank Bryan B
Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This is a hard call to make. The rooms are a bit dated and more motel than inn if you stay in the queen sized rooms. Than mine size suites are roomy but still a bit dated. Its also a bit pricey foe the quality but there aren't a lot of choices in the area so I guess that's the...

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Additional Information about Big Sur River Inn

Address: 46840 Highway 1, Highway 1 at Pheneger Creek, Big Sur, CA 93920-9507
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: RM931 - RM1,887 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Big Sur River Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Choose a room on the river, the King Suites.”
pirateed2017, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“get river side rooms”
Tulika_sac, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms across the road are quiet”
brubooks, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room on river side.”
DonnavRob, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No cell service”
Kori14, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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