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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I love this place! Perched on a mountain side, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, there are gorgeous views from everywhere on the property. Our unique cabin was our peaceful, private oasis for two days. We never closed the curtains, because we didn't have to- only the sea gulls could peak in. The king sized bed was very comfortable, with cozy organic...

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Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

Lianne H, This is such a great description of the experience at Post Ranch Inn. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My wife and I spent one night at Post Ranch Inn, one of the most romantic and amazing places we've ever been to. This was one of the stops during our 38th anniversary road trip down Hwy 1, so there has been many hotels to compare with over the years.....and, Post Ranch Inn may be on top of the list!...

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Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

JanErikP, Thank you for staying with us and we are pleased to have had you as our guest for such a special anniversary. Thank you for the kind comments and its great to hear you enjoyed the overall experience. I hope to welcome you back one day.

New York
Reviewed 25 October 2016

If you are going to Big Sur, go to Post Ranch Inn for lunch or dinner. It is not cheap, but there was nothing that was not fantastic. The entire menu, which is limited, was terrific as a party of four, we ate just about everything. The wine, well, it is California, but the views are mind blowing! Reservations are...

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Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

AndrewLNewYork, The views are breathtaking from Sierra Mar. Thank you for joining us and for the review. We look forward to welcoming you back again.

Marina del Rey, California
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Big Sur itself is a special place and if your casita is bolted to the side of a mountain a quarter mile up the hill from the sea, it becomes that much more special. What you are paying for, and believe me you are paying for it, is your own quiet, private and exclusive vista point with views to die...

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Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

dwalker43, We are thankful to have you as our guest and thank you for writing about your experience. A stay at the Post House is very special, the view from the ridge is even more special with hawks and condors soaring by. We look forward to welcomig you back again soon.

Ware, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We were recommended this restaurant by friends, so we stopped on our way through Big Sur. We wanted a light lunch with a glass of wine and to enjoy the fantastic view. When we arrived we were asked if we had a reservation? The restaurant was empty when we arrived and still only a quarter full when we left. We...

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Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

plfara, Thank you for being a guest with us at Sierra Mar. I am sorry that we gave you a feeling of being pretentious. While we do our best to accommodate as many requests as possible, there are times when a seemingly simple request is a challenge for a restaurant that makes everything from scratch. However, we appreciate the feedback...

Burton-on-Trent
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We arrived at the Post Ranch on our tour of California and were met by a most courteous guard at the gate. He directed us up the hill to the reception area where we were met by the valet parking service. We unloaded the baggage that we needed for the stay and went into reception to check in. Once again,...

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GerMar60, We are grateful to have you as a guest here Post Ranch Inn. If travels ever bring you back to Big Sur we would love to welcome you back.

Reviewed 16 October 2016

Spent two nights at Post Ranch Inn in late September. Our room was an upstairs Pacific Suite, with deck/terrace overlooking the Pacific. Room was exactly as shown in pictures on the resort's website, and absolutely stunning. The deck is very private... we could not see any other decks and no other decks had a view of our deck. Deck/terrace is...

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Doug M, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write about your experience. We value the feedback and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Chesterfield, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stayed Sept 15-17 and it was the best anniversary celebration we have ever had. The hotel is just very unique and so beautiful. I loved the rustic but modern feel. The in room natural wood fireplace was a feature we used both nights and just loved. Check in was smooth and so welcoming. The bell man was awesome and...

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Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

38svacation, It is so nice to hear you describe the memories that were created while staying with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again someday.

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

You'll go far and wide to find anywhere that compares with Post Ranch - if such place even exists. The staff is super attentive to your every need. The views are incomparable. The architectural genius of Mickey Muenning must be seen to be appreciated. The meals in Sierra Mar are reason enough to visit. All in all, heaven touches earth...

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Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

Brian F, Thank you for the kind comments and I not sure such a place does exist. However, we would be happy to nourish your soul again if you decide to visit us again.

Hertford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

What a place. We were blown away. Friendly staff, beautiful rooms, delicious food. There are not enough words to describe this place from the infinity meditation pool at sunrise, to the beautiful restaurant and 'artwork' of food on your plate. Simply divine. Our only regret was leaving too early - two nights was not enough. We will be back without...

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Bubbles186305, Thank you for being our guest and we look forward to welcoming you back again. This time for a few additional nights.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Post Ranch Inn

Address: 47900 Highway 1, PO Box 219, Big Sur, CA 93920-9576
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: RM4,020 - RM10,164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Post Ranch Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Post Ranch Hotel Big Sur
Post Hotel Big Sur
Post Big Sur
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Big Sur
#1 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#4 Family Hotel in Big Sur
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“The ocean view is awesome. Get a room with ocean view if available.”
 of 5 bubbles Poorboy52, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are on the edge or built into the mountain. It is very cool.”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewLNewYork, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are ocean views and foret views. you want the ocean views, upper level”
 of 5 bubbles dwalker43, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a ground floor Torre room which was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles Bubbles186305, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great. Sea views obviously exceptional”
 of 5 bubbles 623hughh, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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