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San Diego, United States
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

James P, We appreciate the kind words and always look forward to pampering our guests. The next time you need to get away and relax, we will be here to welcome you.

Hunt Valley, Maryland
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via 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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Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

ShRadMd, Thank you for the kind comments, its always a pleasure to have you as a guest. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

los angeles
Reviewed 7 January 2017 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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craig f, We appreciate the stellar comments and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 6 January 2017 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 4 January 2017

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 4 January 2017 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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RChop, It was a pleasure to serve you. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 January 2017 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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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 14 December 2016

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.

Reviewed 10 December 2016

We stayed in the treehouse side of the Ranch and it was so peaceful. They have a gorgeous corner reading nook where I worked and felt so productive as I could look out at the trees as if I was in a bird's nest! The food was fabulous and even included delicious in the room treats! The restaurant had amazing...

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Leslie R, Post Ranch and our team have an incredible ability to make you feel grounded. Thank you for being our guest and we hope to welcome you back again soon.

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Did not stay at the inn, but had lunch at the restaurant associated with the inn. Lovely grounds. Excellent three course or five course lunch with wine pairings if desired. Service was excellent and presentation was remarkable. Unbelievable view of the Big Sur coast from the restaurant sitting high up on the cliffs. Reservations required ahead of time I believe...

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FD360, Thank you for taking the time to review us and more importantly join us at Sierra Mar. The view is stunning and we have an incredible team that is eager to serve. We look forward to your next visit.

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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
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
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
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • 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: $1,336 - $3,004 (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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“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”
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