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Post Ranch Inn

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Cypress, California
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Reviewed 11 November 2013

I stumbled across this magical paradise on an elopement website. Im so glad I saw it. I had just become engaged and my fiance and I knew we wanted to have a private ceremony. We just needed to find the perfect place. The Post Ranch Inn was the place!! I will say, without a doubt, that this is my new... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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83 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Pros: Stayed in one of the ocean houses- with a phenomenal view. Great amenities, lovely setting in the redwoods, great staff, very very quiet and private, with extraordinary in-room drinks and food. The room service was delicious and graciously delivered. A perfect massage, from Carri Wooten in the spa, topped it all off. There was even a little cast iron... More 

4 Thank marvlatitall
Burbank, CA
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2013

My husband and I went for our 6th wedding anniversary and I was very impressed with the property, the service and amenities. I've stayed in some fairly nice places but this was my favorite experience. Sometimes if a place is expensive, the staff can be snooty (I don't know... maybe rich people like that attitude or something?), which can make... More 

4 Thank Angelaa408
Hong Kong, China
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25 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 October 2013

We stayed at the Post Ranch Inn after our wedding for a "mini-moon" and while it was very expensive, it was worth every penny. First of all, the hotel is located in beautiful Big Sur and the grounds are breathtaking. You pretty much have unfettered views of the Pacific Ocean, with the green mountain to your back. The rooms are... More 

4 Thank Denise S
Jersey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

From the moment we arrived the service was fantastic. You are made to feel special, you name is remembered throughout and nothing is too much trouble. One night we wanted to try the big sur bakery for dinner which is off site and they booked it and ran us there and back. The rooms are all log cabins along a... More 

3 Thank AS185
Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 26 October 2013

We had the privilege of staying in the Post Ranch Inn five years ago and the experience was so special that I was determined to stay there again on our recent trip to California. That gave me the advantage of being able to compare our two visits. The property was less exclusive and more crowded on this occasion but the... More 

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Minnetonka, MN
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

My husband and I enjoyed two nights at Post Ranch and it was incredible. We started in the Upper Coast Room and then changed rooms to the Peak House. Both were incredible but I'd have to say that the Peak House was unforgettable with so much space and privacy. Sierra Mar was an amazing restaurant - breakfast was one of... More 

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Reviewed 16 October 2013

Stayed here as part of our honeymoon trip - wow what a fabulous place. Nothing was too much trouble from the moment you arrive to the sad time you have to leave. Stayed in a coast house with amazing views over the Pacific - its effectively a house not a room. We decided to stay in on one of the... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2013 via mobile

Wow, this place is amazing. The room are great, the service is brilliant. Gave me a lift to the restaurant down the road even. Wander through the woods with deer, and other wildlife. Great pool for swimming, great infinity hot tub for lounging. Yes you pay for it, but it was worth it. Breakfast included was great, lunch at the... More 

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Los Angeles
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

If you want to know what it feels like to float in outer space just by standing on your balcony in front of the big dipper this is the place for you. We stayed in the Pacific Suite Upper. There are no words to describe the experience. It was priceless and topped every other travel experiences like Paris, Rome, Tuscany...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff

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: $1,226 - $3,097 (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 Green Hotel in Big Sur
#1 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#4 Family Hotel in Big Sur
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“All of the rooms are on the edge or built into the mountain. It is very cool.”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewLNewYork, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are ocean views and foret views. you want the ocean views, upper level”
 of 5 bubbles dwalker43, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a ground floor Torre room which was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles Bubbles186305, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great. Sea views obviously exceptional”
 of 5 bubbles 623hughh, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms overlooking the water are unbelievable. The tree house is great too.”
 of 5 bubbles Rach0601, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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