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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Treat yourself! This place was absolutely amazing. The scenery is stunning, the food is top notch, and the accommodations are clean and comfy. The perfect place for a romantic getaway. We walked the hiking trails, and soaked in the pools, and finished every day watching a beautiful sunset from high above the pacific. Perfect!

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Winter Haven, Florida
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place has it all. Clifftop view of Pacific Ocean, basking pools overlooking the cliff, gourmet restaurant, impeccable service and gorgeous comfortable, fully stocked rooms. The surroundings are gorgeous; set in a wooded ridge. The guided nature walk is very informative. The hiking in the area is top notch

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San Diego, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not many places on earth that compares to Post Ranch in Big Sur. Pampered from the minute you arrive until you leave at rooms that look like they grew with the surrounding plants a la the hobbit holes. Incredible views from their restaurant at the included breakfast. Cars with drivers that will take you to local restaurants and sights. Heated...

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Hunt Valley, Maryland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Post ranch always delivers. Privacy. Serenity. Beauty. No better choice. Infinity pools are a must do. Rooms exceptionally appointed and staff supremely accommodating. Sierra Mar lunch was good, not as great as it has been in the past. Breakfast outstanding. A must do in Big Sur.

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los angeles
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This may be the best hotel in the world - no kidding. I have stayed here more than half a dozen times. The location, the rooms, the service, and the food, are all world class. The property is so nice that you are wasting your time visiting the rest of Big Sur. Sit by one of the infinity hot tub's...

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

craig f, We appreciate the stellar comments and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room (Ocean House): Fantastic, although if you are expecting some relationship between $ spent and square footage, you will be disappointed. The room is cosy, but oh so perfect! Log fire cabin a highlight. Great coffee, organic stuff in the minibar (gratis) and, more generally, a strong environmental focus throughout. The ocean view is rather temperamental: the mist that...

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Posian M, We appreciate you taking the time to write about your experience here at Post Ranch. Thank you for the kind comments and we look forward to welcoming you back when the time comes.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here for my honeymoon eight years ago. Eight years later, the place is still breathtaking, the service impeccable, the yoga relaxing, and the sunsets unforgettable. Want somewhere romantic to sweep someone off their feet? This is it.

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

Izabel O, Thank you for joining us after an eight-year hiatus. Post Ranch Inn is timeless and the land continues to hold its magic. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Long Beach, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a drink in the bar; it is a beautiful site and we wish we had lunch reservations. Hopefully with better planning, we can enjoy food with the surroundings. We each had a different mock tail and the favorite was the one with beets, but all were delicious.

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

RChop, It was a pleasure to serve you. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very hard to leave this wonderful place. Will say from the outset that it is a spend but you do get what you pay for. Setting & room was fantastic & lots of little touches around the place make it all the more special. Staff very helpful & nothing seems to be a problem. Restaurant great for both dinner &...

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

Michael O, It was a pleasure to have had you as our guest and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Austin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Serene, Quiet, Private and Stunningly Beautiful. The Inn offers outstanding customer service as well as a has a fabulous restaurant. Hiking through the wooded grounds is awe inspiring and the spectacular views of the ocean and coastline are breath taking.

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Mel B, Thank you for the kind words and we look forward to serving you again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: $1,142 - $3,059 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Post Ranch Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 39
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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“the coast rooms offer a beautiful ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles Mfandml, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Splurge for a room with an ocean view”
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“As for the top rooms closest to the meditation pool.”
 of 5 bubbles izabel0, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ocean views are stunning but the treehouse rooms are phenomenal as well”
 of 5 bubbles MelB798, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I loved the tree house side, but am dying to stay on the ocean side.”
 of 5 bubbles leslier370, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
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