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Glen Oaks Big Sur

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Described as one of the most romantic places to stay, our adobe motor lodge was considered modern in 1957 and 60 years later Glen Oaks Big Sur has a fresh rustic-modern and Green sensibility. Our accommodations consist of 16 Adobe Motor Lodge rooms with cozy gas fireplaces and 12 Cottage/Cabin style rooms with kitchen/kitchenettes and most have access to the Big Sur River. All accommodations have free wireless internet and telephones with free local calls. We are located on Highway One in Big Sur Valley.
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The rooms were great here. Very eco and wellness focused. The fireplaces are a great addition. There is a fire pit with smore's everynight, tea in the lobby and a great hike down to the river to lounge in wonderful Adirondack chairs. The location is great and very close to the
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My family of 4 stayed in the forest and river view cabin for 2 nights. I splurged for my retirement trip. It was perfect, from the firepits, smores, wine, heated bathroom floor. We didn't have a remote for one of the fireplaces, but the staff was very helpful and quickly found
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We stayed in a tiny cabin for two nights before the holiday New Years weekend before going north to Carmel. Here are our thoughts on the good and bad: The good: the location is perfect, right within easy driving of all the best spots in Big Sur. The hotel is well maintained and
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Beautiful modern rooms. Loved the fireplace. This is exactly what we needed after a long day of driving, and then after a long day of hiking! Loved the complimentary coffee and donuts as well. Very friendly staff. HIGHLY RECOMMEND! Also, some comments say that it is noisy being
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Staff friendly, rooms spacious and comfortable, bathroom was roomy and updated with heated floors, the gas fireplace made the room cozy and warm in early morning and late evening, The grounds are charming. We would definitely stay here again.
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Do you know what room you stayed in? Thanks!
We were in a mini cabin - not one of the rooms.
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There is a massive landslide that closed CA 1 between LA and Glen Oaks Big Sur. It is supposed to reopen late summer. That is not a firm date. We went to Glen Oaks from Los Angeles in September 2017 and did have to take 101 to Monterrey then go south on CA 1. Still completely worth it. Check online before your trip to see the status.
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Which Little Sur cabin is the most secluded?
The one we stayed it was the most secluded and had an amazing view of the river. Red Wood Cabin: River View Suite.
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are dogs allowed?
Hi Sarah, Sorry, Glen Oaks Big Sur only allows service animals. I believe the only two options when traveling to Big Sur with pets for an overnight stay are Riverside Campground & Cabins and Big Sur Campground & Cabins. However our restaurant, the Big Sur Roadhouse is dog friendly and you can sit outside on one of the two terraces if you are traveling with your dog.
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Glen Oaks Big Sur is designed as a romantic getaway for couples or singles who are looking for a quiet, beautiful place to enjoy Big Sur. The accommodations only have one queen or king size bed therefore do not have more than one bed. Couples traveling with a child sometimes reserve a free standing accommodation and share the king bed. Please contact the property for other possible options at 831 667 2105.
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"Everywhere! The cabins are more private-- however we didn't hear a peep in the Queen Motor Lodge room"
"Stayed in Fireside Lodge right off Rt 1 and found it less remote and more happening than the Cabins area."
"It is a converted Motor Lodge so there is some Hwy 1 traffic noise."
"big sur cabin for the outdoor bathtubs or riverview cabin for views of river. All cabin have great access to the river."
"See above. Stay on the west side of Route 1. Recommend the River View cabin."
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