We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Deetjen's Big Sur Inn

Traveller (302)
Room & Suite (83)
Dining (36)


Property amenities
Free parking
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Historic Hotel
Quirky Hotels
100Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 263
  • 120
  • 45
  • 22
  • 20
Time of year
Traveller type
  • More languages
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
We stayed in Castoro cabin this past summer (2018) and it was lovely, albeit overpriced for the very basic cabin in the woods experience. We decided to go back for our anniversary in November and booked two nights shortly after our summer visit. The day of our stay we called to
Read more
We spent one night here, with friends. Very comfortable room, all mod cons despite the atmosphere of a log cabin - great fun. Impeccably clean. Note - no Wi-Fi or mobile signal. Very nice cooked breakfast in the restaurant. All the staff we encountered were friendly,
Read more
Cozy, homey, charming and peaceful. Restaurant food is fantastic!! Staff is friendly and helpful. Great location to other wonderful places to visit in Big Sur. Although next to Hwy 1, rooms are quiet.
Read more
Deetjen’s is extremely charming. The decor inside is eclectic and cozy and has great eye appeal! We were staying at the Post Ranch Inn and they drove us over. That was a good move as we could see parking at Deetjen‘s may be a bit dicey as there’s not a lot of space. Our salads
Read more
A charming historic inn on Highway One with lovely people and fabulous food and wine. Well worth the stopover. If you've ever read Henry Miller, the Beats, particularly Kerouac or have an interest in how California put itself on the cool cultural map of world literature in the
Read more
Album Categories
All photosTravellerRoom & SuiteDining Pool & BeachFamily and Play Areas
Castro Cabin
Castro's cabin
Upper Creek and Lower Creek Cabin
around the bed
How hot do the rooms get in the summer as I doubt there is any air conditioning
dogs(they COULD stay in car?
-1 votes
If you are staying in the "New Room", is there anywhere to sit outside at night?
Yes, there is a little rustic seating area on the side. No comfortable seating inside this room.
0 votes
Is calling in the only way to know availability for the rooms?
Yes I believe so Best to research the rooms first on the sight so you can ask the right questions
1 vote
How do I contact for booking rates?
Hi Jennifer, Call 831-667-2377 Remember not all rooms have attached baths so make sure you reserve the type of room you want. It is a very special place I hope you enjoy it Cheers, Maureen
0 votes
Show all answers
"many rooms are near loud road and connected through thin walls. You can hear the people in the next room snoring."
"California west coast cool"
"Some rooms have shared bathrooms. Know what you are getting."
"Book a room somewhere else or just go camping"
"Invest a bit more with a room with a fireplace to get in the Big Sur mood."
deetjen`s big sur hotel big surdeetjens big sur hoteldeetjens big sur inn
United StatesCaliforniaBig Sur
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing