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Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort

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48123 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920-9538 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews the clothing optional pool beautiful property afternoon wine and cheese hot water bottles alila hotels the outdoor patio area glamping site infinity hot tub electric blankets spent the afternoon house restaurant perfect escape every staff member late check wood fire quiet retreat enjoyed my stay
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Hotel staff was great, room very comfy and gorgeous. But our meal at The Sur House a huge disappointment. Terrible interior ambience, food not all good, awful acoustics so we all had difficulty hearing each other. Also very dark inside, waiter had to give us...More

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Response from Gladys P, Guest Relations Manager at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila ResortResponded 5 days ago

Thank you, Christina, for your feedback and for taking the time to share your experience. I am glad that you were able to relax and were comfortable at the resort; but disappointed that your meat at The Sur House was below expectations. I will communicate...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Ventana is the best mix of old and new Big Sur from the ground up. Excellent service, amenities in a pristine setting. Outdoor dining with ocean views takes your breath away! The cozy serenity of this place is unforgettable. We've stayed countless times over the...More

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Response from Melanie C, Manager at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila ResortResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you so much for providing your feedback and for being a supporter of the property over the years. We truly appreciate your choice to return over and over again and I'm thrilled your experiences have been so memorable. Thank you again, Melanie Cooke

Reviewed 6 days ago

Driving through we decided to stop for lunch and the view - had booked a stay last year and had to cancel due to road closure, so we looked forward to seeing the spot. We sat outside for a light lunch - the hostess was...More

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Response from Gladys P, Guest Relations Manager at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila ResortResponded 5 days ago

Thank you, Dominc, for your kind message and for taking the time to share your experience at The Sur House. I will pass along your comments to the restaurant management and staff so that improvements to our guest services can be implemented. We appreciate your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I wanted to get out for a night and rented the glamping tents at Ventana. Wow! They were amazing. I loved the touch of the hot water and smore's. The next day we stayed to use the spa and hotel amenities. I...More

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Response from Gladys P, Guest Relations Manager at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila ResortResponded 5 days ago

Dear Anne--Thank you for your kind message and for taking the time to share your glamping experience. I am delighted that your stay was relaxing and that you experienced the resort amenities as well. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very private suite to celebrate our birthdays and wedding anniversary. We were late in arriving - it was dark and couldn't see anything beyond our deck. But we had a nice surprise waiting in our room - chocolate covered strawberries and a...More

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Response from Gladys P, Guest Relations Manager at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila ResortResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your kind message and for taking the time to share your experience at the resort. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and appreciate very much that you chose Ventana to celebrate birthdays and anniversary! I look forward to welcoming you...More

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Even when you're inside, you'll always be connected to the outdoors at Ventana Big Sur – our luxurious, rustic and inviting guestrooms are tucked among the meadows and redwoods. Ventana's 59 rooms and suites More are arranged around our 160-acre property in secluded groupings, offering the utmost in privacy and serenity. Constructed of sun-bleached cedar, the buildings blend harmoniously into the natural surroundings, with interiors featuring rich leathers and woods that provide a soothing, sophisticated retreat. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Adult pool
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
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Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
59
Price range
USD 748 - USD 1,909 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Ventana Inn & Spa
Also Known As
Ventana Inn And Spa
,
Ventana Hotel Big Sur
,
Ventana Resort Big Sur
,
Ventana Inn Big Sur
Location
United States > California > Big Sur
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
59
Price range
USD 748 - USD 1,909 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Ventana Inn & Spa
Also Known As
Ventana Inn And Spa
,
Ventana Hotel Big Sur
,
Ventana Resort Big Sur
,
Ventana Inn Big Sur
Location
United States > California > Big Sur
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Dining (96)
Room & Suite (73)
Pool & Beach (14)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (10)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Questions & Answers
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stetaylo
19 May 2018|
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Response from Karen L | Reviewed this property |
We have been to this property MANY times over the years. The new owners have now appealed to the hipster crowd. If that is you, enjoy your experience. We are disappointed with the changes to this property. It is beautiful... More
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Paul B
14 May 2018|
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Response from Kevin M | Reviewed this property |
Solo works just fine here.
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101authentic
1 February 2017|
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Response from Spencer007 | Reviewed this property |
When we stayed the restaurant was open and breakfast( and the walk) and dinner, were one of the features we liked a lot. Not sure what has happened . If the restaurant breakfast no longer available this is a major negative... More
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Room Tips
"We stayed in clamping site, #6 (Portola) which was conveniently near the bathrooms."
lologeorge69
10 Oct. 2018
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"Facing South is great for ocean views, North for forest."
ericd488
18 Sep. 2018
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"The cottage (#53) is amazing with a hot tub, day bed, and hammock. It is detached from any other room."
MrsNarron
9 Sep. 2018
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"Go across the street to the "other" resort"
Greta51
3 Jul. 2018
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