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Reviewed 1 June 2015

We stayed at Ventana Resort and Spa about 20 years ago, and decided to make it a stop on our drive through California 2 weeks ago. It did not disappoint! It was as wonderful as the first time. Beautiful rooms, excellent and friendly service, and off course the food was gourmet! We had a very memorable stay and would highly...

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Bronxville, New York
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We recently stayed for 3 nights at the Ventanna. Service, ambience, food and staff were exceptional. Total relaxation; everything a Spa should be. My one complaint? Bad towels (non-absorbent and they did not feel clean due to their composition.)

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Thank Ronald T
Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Located off Highway 1 and set among the Redwoods offers a great setting for taking a break and relaxation. The rooms are of a high standard and with two swimming pools and hot tub you are spoilt for choice. The daily complementary wine and cheese tasting every day certainly contributes to the relaxation. Also supply a complementary car service that...

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Mill Valley, California
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We loved it!! We found the property to be "understated elegance" The staff was terrific, and the food was excellent! We would visit again, and certainly will I loved the staff, they were truly exceptional!

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Ojai, California
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We have been to the Ventana many many times as we got married on the property 30 years ago. The property is as beautiful and the service even better than ever before. We stayed in a beautiful suite, enjoyed the 4pm wine and cheese which offered a delicious array of cheeses and wine, and then walked through the woods in...

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Thank Jane L
New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 June 2015

The Big Sur area is beautiful, and this hotel is terrific. Suite with fireplace in its was particularly lovely, and the pool and baths are great. Can't go wrong staying here. Had dinner one night at the restaurant, which was quite good.

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Thank 136scott
Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 30 May 2015

We held our breath. We didn't expect it would meet our expectations. We had stayed at Post Ranch and the bar was high. We're now officially converts. This place is really great. Our room was fabulous. The staff was over the top friendly. The restaurant impressed. The hike thru the redwood trees to the restaurant is an experience to embrace....

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West Chester, Ohio
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Ventana Inn is a beautiful, unique, secluded, adult resort with incredible grounds and hiking trails. The room was impressive, comfy, inviting, rustic yet elegant. The attention to detail is incomparable, from heated tile flooring, wood burning fireplace, huge soaking tub, large rain shower, multiple lighting options to the personal hot tub overlooking the meadow and ocean. The serenity was just...

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Kent, UK
Reviewed 30 May 2015

the hotel is superb and the rooms luxurious in spades. The general message is peace, quiet and calm and it is all of those. A great place to relax and unwind; maybe have a massage if you have plenty of pocket money. But the pool and hot baths (one with clothing optional) were really de-stressing. I would jump at the...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 27 May 2015

While it was quite a long time ago, I've been meaning to reflect on our visit to this wonderful place, and to say a thank you. We were driving and simply saw the sign. We had no idea of what we were driving into. What a surprise. We were tourists in a hire car heading south and we got hungry....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ventana Inn & Spa is a luxurious resort nestled in the mountains above California’s central coast. Situated on 243 acres of wooded hillside, 1,200 feet above the Pacific Ocean on the Big Sur coast, Ventana Inn & Spa is quiet, secluded and beautiful. The Inn provides a peaceful and soothing atmosphere enhanced by its proximity to the area’s natural wonders. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ventana Inn & Spa

Address: 48123 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: RM2,580 - RM5,873 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ventana Inn & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Ventana Inn And Spa
Ventana Hotel Big Sur
Ventana Resort Big Sur
Ventana Inn Big Sur
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Family Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
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“It's worth splurging on a room with a fireplace, especially in the winter.”
 of 5 bubbles 984amyl, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Request a top floor room or you will hear everything that happens above you.”
 of 5 bubbles jamesl845, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“fireplace rooms with ocean views are the best”
 of 5 bubbles 226marshallc, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You are in the woods, do not expect rooms to have an ocean view. You can get the ocean view at the restaurant. :)”
 of 5 bubbles 651matthewj, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Sweet Suite deal is a good one. ”
 of 5 bubbles carlheir, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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