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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Impeccable service, amazing view and phenomenal food! I practiced yoga on our private patio with a gorgeous ocean view. The location was private and our accommodations were fabulous. Staff was friendly and greeted us with champagne. The complimentary goodies especially the cookies were appreciated. We thoroughly enjoyed every moment!

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

Maureen M, The serenity of Big Sur is captured here at Post Ranch. Thank you for being our guest.

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Like the title says, I never made it. Mother Nature threw a few curve balls at me like mudslides, one of which damaged a bridge and made the Post Ranch Inn an island but my review is nonetheless about their service prior to my trip. Yes, you heard that right, my service prior to the trip. Making arrangements with Post...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We first visited in 2013. Having an opportunity to visit again we seized it and were not disappointed. The experience was as good as it was the first time. We had a lower coast room and the views and sunset just spectacular. The heated infinity pool is glorious. We had meals in the restaurant and in the room. Both were...

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

Sm0, Thank you for staying with us again. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to serve you in such unique settings and look forward to seeing you again. All of Post Ranch will be here awaiting your return.

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We try to come back at least once a year to a very secluded and serene place. No tv, but they have wonderful wifi. The views are nothing but spectacular. They have added room service breakfast which was very handy with the rain and wind. The tree house are going under some renovations, but the cliff rooms are still magnificent....

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

marlew76205, Thank you for the kind words and we are very excited to deliver the tree houses soon. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Monaco-Ville, Monaco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for lunch after many friends spoke so highly of this place. Well, taste is a personal thing, so this was maybe just not my taste. Modern, sleek, cool...mhhhh, maybe yes. But then, not really. It reminded me of East Germany... There were parts that were interesting, but overall. NO WAY. HYPE, I guess that's how they got...

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

Butterfly-lane, While we try our best to deliver the best possible experience to all of our guests. There are times we cannot be all things to all people. Thank you for being our guest and at least giving Post Ranch and Sierra Mar a try. We all here wish your experience would have been more positive.

San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is one of the best hotels I've ever stayed in. We had an amazing time. Beautiful location, great rooms and the staff was incredible. A special call out to Victoria, who went above and beyond to ensure we had a magical stay. Famous hotels rarely don't always live up to their reputations. This one exceeded it. One morning...

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

Rob B, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience here at Post Ranch. We look forward to delivering another memorable experience.

Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is pure magical and amazing. We had Onissimo ocean front view room. It was pure perfection and most romantic place ever. The views are beyond your wildest dreams, service amazing, food fabulous and grounds really life changing. I had a private yoga lesson in a yurt the first time I had ever done that. It was mind blowing...

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

LoveAll2017, Thank You! Post Ranch and our team have a way of delivering some amazing experiences. It was a pleasure to read your review and we look forward to welcoming you back. Now that you've checked it off the bucket list its time to become a regular.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's not really possible to express what a wonderful place this is, an extraordinarily beautiful location, lovely accommodation, friendly and welcoming staff. Though the years pass, the quality of the Post Ranch Inn has remained the same. One of the very best locations I've ever stayed in. Yes, it is expensive but the quality level justifies the price.

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

TrevorBrussels, We appreciate the kind comments and take pride in keeping the soul of Post Ranch inn preserved. I have to agree it is hard to describe how wonderful Post Ranch is until its experienced first hand. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 16 January 2017

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

danbro21, Post Ranch is a treat, we feel fortunate to share it with our guests. We hope to have another opportunity to provide a perfect experience.

Winter Haven, Florida
Reviewed 15 January 2017

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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Mfandml, Thank you for the gracious comments. It's hard to beat the views from post ranch and the natural beauty the flows throughout the resort. We hope to have the opportunity to serve 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
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • 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: $1,333 - $3,005 (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
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#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.”
 of 5 bubbles Bearyw, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All look equally fantastic, we stayed in the lower coast room which was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles Sm0, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upper cliff side cabins.”
 of 5 bubbles marlew76205, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pick ocean view!”
 of 5 bubbles RobB249, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles LoveAll2017, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
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