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Fernwood Resort

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 12 June 2013

We stayed in several different accommodations of all levels during a lengthy trip up the PCH and Fernwood stands out among our favorites. We first thought we would stay in one of the tent cabins and the attendant was nice enough to let us look at the different models available. The camping area was nice and we wanted to stay...

1Thank sssv83353
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 7 June 2013

This is among the most affordable options in Big Sur. With that in mind, you get what you pay for. This motel offer little in ammenities but it never claims to. It was kind of refreshing to stay in a room without TV or any other amenities. The WiFi was spotty which was ok because it kept the kids off...

Thank Jose A
Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 May 2013

Do not go to this place. We stayed here because we had no other choice. It was already getting dark and we needed a place to stay and if felt like that fact was taken advantage of because the motel was hugely overpriced. We got the only room that was left available. First of all, it was extremely cold. There...

3Thank AmandaClaudia
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 5 May 2013

Stayed in a room here having believed other reviews that this place was "rustic", and "quaint". It is neither. It is just plain old. It is right on the highway so you will have traffic and motorcycle noise all night and then really loud starting about 7am. The drapes are probably original to the property and do not match the...

2Thank travelingirl123
Millville, New Jersey
Reviewed 12 April 2013 via mobile

There are not many choices in Big Sur that have reasonable rates. This "resort" is interesting and gives you the rustic feeling of being in Big Sur. The little general store was quaint and the restaurant was very good. The rooms were also quaint and when first entering the room, it had that cabin-in-the-woods look. But after getting settled we...

4Thank pasrts4046
Martinez, California
Reviewed 9 April 2013

We stayed in room H which has an on-demand hot tub on the back porch. It takes about an hour to fill, but that gives you time to check out the camp sites for another trip and have a beer at the bar/restaurant. We didn't eat there this time, although we do plan on coming back to stay and eat....

1Thank kellenwood
Escondido, California
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Just got back from another wonderful trip up the central coast of CA! I went with my husband and his parents. We rented two of the three available adventure tents! We very much enjoyed our "glamping" experience. Linens and towels were provided and there was electricity in the tent (along with a cozy space heater and an electric blanket, so...

3Thank TravelBuggy0308
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 31 March 2013

If you are looking for any promise of privacy or peace and quiet, look elsewhere. The camp sites are incredibly small. Our tent was literally just a few feet from our neighbors. Quiet time starts at 10pm but the staff leave at this time. When we first arrived at about 12pm, there were 5 people at the site next to...

7Thank Phillip S
Reviewed 7 March 2013 via mobile

Stayed in the hotel Rooms, clean and nicely decorated. Great value for money. Internet worked perfectly. Wonderful restuarant and bar attached to hotel. Lovely walk to river and redwood trees. After a long drive it was the perfect place to wind down. Not fancy but I thought just enchanting

1Thank Simians
Cranbrook, Canada
Reviewed 24 February 2013

The Fernwood offers good value for the money. Our room was basic but comfortable. There was good internet available in their lounge/restaurant. The restaurant food is very good. The staff are helpful. But best of all, if you walk down into the campground, there is a trail that heads up to a fabulous coastal viewpoint. Yes, it is a good...

1Thank lori181788

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Additional Information about Fernwood Resort

Address: 47200 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9542
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: $245 - $297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“hotel rooms nice.camp sites even better.”
  • canvas tents you can rent, motel rooms and camping too
lizzybl8, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Tent camping or bust!”
cookcamera, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Cabins on the edge or property should be most quiet”
ATL-travel71, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were very happy with the adventure tent”
jordanr970, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Loved the Adventure Tent!”
JenM260, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
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