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Post Ranch Inn

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

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

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

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.

Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We spent two nights here. It's pricey, but for good reason. From arrival at the guard house, to the check-in at reception, to the bellman who took us to our room and explained everything so well, the staff were unfailingly courteous and helpful. We had a Coast Room with full ocean view. The view was amazing; I don't know why...

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Poorboy52, Thoroughly enjoyable is great to hear. We strive to create a very memorable experience and have a good deal of help from the stunning views and friendly wildlife. We look forward to serving you again.

La Canada Flintridge, California
Reviewed 4 December 2016

What a unique and spectacular location. Perched high above the Pacific all of the rooms are in cabins that look out over the ocean or back at the mountains of Big Sur. Each unit (usually 2 or 3 to a building) is very private. We visited in early December, fearing rain, but had perfect weather in the low 60s. Hike...

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Hockeydad900, Thank you for the kind comments and we are happy to hear the fond memories that were created here at Post Ranch Inn. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Little Silver, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Perfection al all levels. Rooms are awesome. Views are incredible. Food is delicious. Activities are top notch. They even brought our room service for dinner course by course. Hardly anyplace does that. Great activities -- some of which are very "Big Sur-ish" - meditation, etc. I would go back without hesitation. Expensive - yes. But a greta value for what...

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NewJerseyTraveler5, It was a pleasure to have you as a guest. We look forward to being your escape and welcoming you back again soon.

La Jolla, California
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

When our boys were young we used to take them to Big Sur, sometimes camping in the Ventana redwood forest and sometimes staying in cabins in the State Park. On my birthday last year they surprised me with a more luxurious visit- 3 nights in an Ocean House by the sea. Everything about the trip was perfect. We chose to...

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

lajollatravels, It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and thank you for the gracious comments. The ranch is unique in the way it gives the feeling it's all yours while you are here. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 23 November 2016

A 100 acre Ranch that goes back to 1900. Today, it is one of the finest small resorts in the world. The most breath taking views in Big Sur. You do some climbing, but it is exquisite. Nothing quite like being in the restaurant and looking out over the Pacific. Expensive, but once in a lifetime.Perfect Service.

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expectquality1942, Thank you for the kind words and we hope the memories last a lifetime as well.

Summit, New Jersey
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Took my wife here for her 40th. It was the most amazing week ever! Scenery, food, property and briving along the coast in a convertible lexus they let us use. Just amazing. And some of THE BEST BAGELS ever!!! Coming from NY-NJ we know bagles. These were amazing.

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jtorta10, Thank you for staying with us at Post Ranch Inn. We look forward to welcoming you back, those bagles will be waiting.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • 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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • 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: $1,365 - $3,289 (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:
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Post Hotel Big Sur
Post Big Sur
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#1 Romantic 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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