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Mountain View, CA
Reviewed 7 January 2014

I am very torn about how to rate this experience. Clearly, the location and amenities at Post Ranch are excellent. I have been waiting to visit this place for a long time, and felt we could splurge at the end of last year. When I booked the reservation online, I almost backed out when I saw the price. I don't...

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Newmarket, Canada
Reviewed 6 January 2014

Beautiful place well worth the visit. Big sur location is amazing and this hotel makes it even better. The rooms are so nice and comfortable, the service is great and the view is amazing. Loved it all

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Our son took us for lunch at the restaurant but the food was nothing much to write about.What took my breath away was the view of the ocean from the side glass panel and the biggest surprise was that we got to watch whales! Their garden is simply beautiful and tranquil. Simply out of this world!

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Laguna Niguel, California
Reviewed 3 January 2014

When we first stayed at Post Ranch Inn in August, I was so captivated by our stay that I immediately booked our second stay that same week we came back home! I decided to write a second review as this time we stayed in one of the Treehouses (previously it was Peak House). The Treehouse is a different experience from...

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1Thank Rebecca Z
DanPriano, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

Dear friend, We thank you for your very thoughtful and descriptive review of the Ranch. We were delighted to hear you also found the Tree House accommodation all you were expecting. We believe our Tree Houses are some of the most architecturally beautiful accommodations throughout our property. We appreciate your suggestions about the additional hooks and we will reevaluate that...

New York
Reviewed 3 January 2014

We came to Post Ranch at the end of October for what I believe might be our 10th stay. We tried a new room this time, the Peak house. This is one of the newer rooms and is an identical version of the Pacific suite but with a view of the mountains. Again, the rooms are simply amazing. From the...

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

Dear drbroadway, We thank you for taking time to share your latest experience at the Ranch. I does not get old to hear your glowing reviews about our accommodations, spa services, restaurant, and staff. Thank you for mentioning the endless list of complimentary amenities we offer including the in-room minibar, daily breakfast at Sierra Mar, Wi-Fi, and daily guest activities....

Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 31 December 2013

Went for our 43rd.wedding anniversary. We learned at the airport that wildfire was raging in Big Sur. We learned from the hotel the fire having already destroyed 15 homes was a scant 3mi. away. The hotel ( not even the right word ) was open as Hwy. 1. Booked months in advance we decided to wing it and accept the...

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Verneuil-en-Bourbonnais, France
Reviewed 20 December 2013

The Post Ranch Inn is an idyllic setting nestled in the forested low lying hills overlooking the Pacific Ocean. There is wildlife to be enjoyed in this lovely tranquil and scenic place. It is a splendid spot for an outdoor picnic on a lovely sunny day. Its dining room offers an excellent selection of well prepared cuisine, not to mention...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2013

This is now one of my favourite hotels in the world. Very expensive but worth every penny. Have an ocean view room and get one on its own or on the top floor. It would be very annoying to stay in such a magic establishment and have people walking around on your ceiling in the room above. A truly brilliant...

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed 19 December 2013

We have stayed at deluxe resorts throughout the North America and Europe, but the Post is one of our favorite so far. Location and service is by far and above most deluxe resorts. While costly, it is well worth it. At least once in your life, visiting the Post is something one must do in life because life is worth...

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2Thank fd450
chicago
Reviewed 19 December 2013

We stay in suites at the finest hotels in the world. We decided to do the PCH and along the way took the hotel's top suite- room 137 Pacific Suite Upper known as the "Ross" suite. At over $2,000 per night with tax it was comparable in price to suites we have had at the Hotel Du Cap Eden Roc...

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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
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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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  • 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: $1,136 - $3,041 (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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