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Glen Oaks Big Sur

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big Sur is simply gorgeous and after a day of taking in the incredible sights, we stayed at Glen Oaks. Our cabin was divine (loved the heated floors) - clean, contained all the modern amenities we could ask for, and everything was in harmony with nature. Service and attention to detail was excellent. In the morning, we went across to...

Thank denver60
San Jose, California
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This was off season and we had some rain in the morning which was not a problem. We stayed in one of the little sur cabins and we loved it. The cabin was clean and everything was setup so that one would enjoy the night. There is a kitchenette with a mini fridge and microwave. They even provided wine glasses...

Thank kcamd2001
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The staff is incredibly helpful and the rustic cabins are beautifully designed. The combination of small cabins set in the majestic redwoods is magical. The overall feeling is one of a very comfortable rustic getaway.

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 12 February 2017

A belated anniversary with my wife. The room was great rustic retreat in beautiful wooded area. We will be back there soon. We absolutely loved it even though it did rain the entire week we were there. Wonderful place to stay.

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Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We were on a date to California and was recommend Glen Oaks from TripAdvisor. It was truly a wonderful place with time to relax. Due to season and weekday lodge we got a substantial upgrade. Big fan. It was raining a lot so we did not get to Explore the Woods as much as we hoped.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Stay here to drop off the grid for a few days in an isolated, though high-end, cabin. No tv. No cell coverage, but there is Wifi, if you like. Our cabin was impeccably clean and just perfect for two people to enjoy one another in nature. Cabin had heated bathroom floor (nice!) refrig, microwave, adequate storate, and a few dishes/silverware...

1Thank Eric L
New York, New York
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Glen Oaks was the perfect spot to spend a weekend in Big Sur. It's very conveniently located, there was an adorable fire place and plenty of board games in our room to keep us entertained and the Big Sur Roadhouse was a delicious spot for breakfast and was right across the street! We would recommend this spot to anyone visiting...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 24 January 2017

My husband and I have been coming to Big Sur for many years. In our early years we camped, later with kids it was Big Sur Lodge, as adults we splurged at the luxurious Post Ranch and Ventana Inn & Spa. We discovered Glen Oaks Big Sur back in 2011 after a major renovation and we continue to come back...

2Thank zina594
New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We stayed in the “Redwood Cabin Forest View” and absolutely loved it. We were surrounded by the redwoods and right near a stream. The room was extremely spacious, with a large bathroom and mini kitchen. Each room has a private fire pit and chairs outside, so definitely buy stuff to make s’mores before you go! (Although they do have a...

2Thank travelinghappy33
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited California and the Big Sur at the beg of Jan encountering the worst storm California had seen for years! Staying at the Glen Oaks was a relief after a long and rainy drive!! The rooms are lovely and stylish with the added bonus of the fireplace!!! The staff was lovely and helpful providing great local...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Described as one of the most romantic places to stay, our adobe motor lodge was considered modern in 1957 and 50 years later Glen Oaks Big Sur has a fresh rustic-modern and Green sensibility. Our accommodations consist of 16 Adobe Motor Lodge rooms with cozy gas fireplaces and 10 Cottage/Cabin style rooms with kitchen/kitchenettes and most have access to the Big Sur River. All accommodations have free wireless internet and telephones with free local calls. We are located on Highway One in Big Sur Valley. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glen Oaks Big Sur

Address: Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: RM997 - RM1,994 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Glen Oaks Big Sur Hotel Big Sur
Glen Oaks Hotel Big Sur
Glen Oaks Resort Big Sur
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Big Sur
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
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“We stayed in the “Redwood Cabin Forest View” and absolutely loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles travelinghappy33, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Cabins have private bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles ashdee1230, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The River View cabin has a full kitchen; the cabin on the other side of the duplex (Forest View) is just an efficiency/studio.”
  • The view from the porch to the Big Sur river.
 of 5 bubbles , 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Cottages are best, motel rooms good but probably noisier”
 of 5 bubbles usaphile, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Cool vibe...”
 of 5 bubbles wilsonh565, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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