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Post Ranch Inn

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We have enjoyed Post Ranch as a couple and with friends for over 20 years. This trip to Post was the best yet. Pacific Coast Highway to the north and south effectively is closed leaving Big Sur closed off to through traffic. But....now you can take the Post Ranch helicopter directly to the ranch. We departed Monterey Airport and enjoyed...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

if you have a special occasion or just want an amazing getaway, this is the place to be. total luxury in big sur and watch as the clouds touch your cabins. the lexus shuttles that move you around the property are an amazing part of a true luxury (glamping) experience. highly recommended!

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

Capt V, Thank you for being our guest and we hope to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is long overdue. The Post Ranch Inn is everything you would ever want in a serene, romantic getaway. We stayed here in November 2015 and it was amazing. We were upgraded to a treehouse room upon arrival and this large but cozy little place is where we cocooned for two luxurious days. Everything about this place - from...

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

Becky H, It was a pleasure to serve you and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Prunedale, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Anniversary dinner ever! My husband planned a romantic dinner for our 25th anniversary! It was spectacular! The view was breathtaking! We were seated at a window and witnessed the most amazing sunset I'd ever seen! And living in the Monterey area we see many beautiful sunsets! The dinner was so delicious and melted in our mouths! The staff were...

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

katrinanawrocki, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience staying with us. We are always excited to serve our local residents and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Ann Arbor, MI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made a hotel reservation in July 2016 for the beginning of May 2017. Early this year Big Sur suffered horrible mud slides and part of HWY 1 is closed. I received an email from Post Ranch Inn in February saying they were closed and hoped to reopen in April. Great. I have heard nothing since. My trip is rapidly...

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

3labsinA2, Please accept my sincerest apologies for these unforeseen circumstances. While we have been contacting every arriving guest, I am concerned to hear that we haven't had the proper communication on your end. However, I would like to offer my personal assistance in addressing your concerns. We have been refunding guests and doing our best to reply in the most...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful hotel grounds on the planet overlooking the cliffs on the Pacific Ocean. The paths and hikes on site are great. The yoga was excellent. The breakfast spread was superb but the dinner was really overpriced and like something out of the 80s. Not at all modern, international or farm to table. Just not inventive. Restaurant...

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

Temaqueria, Thank you for the kind words and the constructive comments that we will take into consideration. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for one night in September, over a long weekend on the west coast. This was one of our bucket-list hotels and it actually exceeded our expectations. The property consists of a collection of free-standing units scattered over the grounds, so there is a lot of privacy. We stayed in an Upper Coast room, which directly...

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

gena c, It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and we look forward to welcoming you back to create more of the unique memories you have taken away. Thank you for taking the time to write about the stellar experience here at Post Ranch Inn.

California
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Post Ranch Inn for his 40th birthday celebration because of its location and no-kids policy. To our surprise, we were upgraded to the Ocean House (a free standing unit with its own full oceanfront view). The house is a rustic cabin style but comes with tons of free drinks and snacks. The internet connection...

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

M W, Thank you for the kind words and we are thrilled to have had you as a guest. I hope we have the opportunity to serve you again.

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The Post Ranch Inn was the most disappointing place.. after all the press and hype, I was expecting something special and intimate. It was intimate , but nor special. In fact, it is almost very rustic. For the price, I really don't understand it and I have been in the hotel business on the luxury side and know .. the...

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

nyani46, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. Post Ranch Inn is a unique experience and is a very special place for so many guests. I wish your experience was much different and that you could enjoy Post Ranch Inn like so many others. If you do decide to give Post Ranch Inn another chance I...

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

We went during January, which is Big Sur's rainy season, so we unfortunately weren't really able to partake in the area's hiking and scenic views due to mudslides and road closures. The upside to this was that we had plenty of time to relax at Post Ranch Inn, enjoy the complimentary minibar snacks and wine, build fires in our in-room...

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

citytraveler82, Thank you for the gracious comments and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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Amenities

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

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: $1,352 - $3,259 (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 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#1 Green Hotel in Big Sur
#4 Family Hotel in Big Sur
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“From the various YouTube videos, I don't think there is a bad view anywhere on the property.”
Bearyw, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All look equally fantastic, we stayed in the lower coast room which was lovely”
Sm0, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upper cliff side cabins.”
marlew76205, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pick ocean view!”
RobB249, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms”
LoveAll2017, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
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