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San Jose, California
Reviewed 12 March 2014

We were here at the end Feb. for two nights in room #1. It was my mother's birthday and we decided to meet in Big Sur. I should have been more thorough with my research before booking the room. The lodge is not located in Big Sur proper. It's about 30 min. south on Highway 1, just past the town...

7Thank Jasmine G
new york city
Reviewed 11 March 2014

I realize when you book a room on the coast of Big Sur that you are paying for the view. The view was spectacular, but the rooms are tiny and dated (the wooden door is old and wobbly and it took some jiggling of the keys to get into the room). We arrived early and decided to have lunch in...

Thank bearrabbit790
Merced, California
Reviewed 7 March 2014

I've been wanting to stay at the Lucia Lodge for many years. Driving by along Highway 1 it always looked so attractive, and the location is absolutely outstanding! When I finally got around to making reservations I checked reviews with Tripadvisor. I was dismayed, but not dissuaded by the very mixed reviews. I decided to go for it anyway. When...

5Thank Cali4niahiker
Orcutt, California
Reviewed 5 March 2014

The only good thing is the view. Checking in customer service was not warm and felt like I was checking into a tent camping site. The hotel needs repair. I could see light at the bottom and top of the door.....didn't feel very safe. We happened to be there during a storm and I could see the rain coming in...

3Thank Lea Y
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2014

We stayed two nights in the "honeymoon cabin" - the weather wasn't great, obviously the lodge can't arrange that!! The cabin was sweet, very basic in amenities - wifi so poor it wasn't worth trying really. Bed was very comfortable and the teeny tiny shower room was clean [ not sure a tall person would manage in there!] . We...

2Thank lynneewilliams
san francisco
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Loved it. Hearing the ocean when you sleep. Beautiful rustic cottages. The food the restaurent was amazing and so low key. Very special place. Walks along the ocean, right outside my door. I think we had room #8. I will never forget this trip

1Thank lmaddipati
Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 14 February 2014

If you enjoy history the rooms in these lodges team with it and give you a sense of having stayed someplace interesting. No distractions, no amenities, just you and the ocean cliffs outside. Very charming, very memorable.

1Thank mjcSING
Livermore, California
Reviewed 10 December 2013

Definitely a "get away from it all" type of place. No phones, No TV, etc...CANNOT BEAT THE LOCATION. we were blessed with wonderful weather on our trip down Highway 1. Excellent views from the lodge. Rooms were better than expected. Very clean and a friendly staff. The fish n chips from the Lodge restaurant was extremely tasty, lightly battered and...

1Thank scott e
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 December 2013

The best drive in all of America is Highway 1 between Santa Barbara and Monterey, California. And by far the coolest place to stay is Lucia Lodge in south Big Sur. It is on the ocean side and there is nothing, I mean nothing, on either side but gorgeous sea coast. Great views everywhere and you go to sleep listening...

4Thank RML1
Reviewed 25 November 2013 via mobile

We did a lot of research and read tons of reviews before deciding to stay here. We weren't expecting 4 star quality, and knew it would be quirky. We fell in love with the view and knew we couldn't beat the price. It's located further south of big sur proper, but maybe a half hour at most. Limekiln is just...

6Thank Djacmc

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Lucia Lodge Restaurant
Lucia Lodge Restaurant
Cuisines: American
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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Lucia Lodge

Address: 62400 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9533
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: $198 - $297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Lucia Hotel Big Sur
Lucia Resort Big Sur
Hotel Style:
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
#7 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
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“The "full ocean view" cabins offer a slightly, but not enormously, better view than the others. All views are stunning!”
 of 5 bubbles AndreasSchnitte, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“4 units have a wonderful ocean view and are expensive. Use website in making room choice.”
 of 5 bubbles LarryB313, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views, nice walking trails”
 of 5 bubbles 145courtneyc, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cabin 10 at the end has the best view”
  • This is the view from most of the cabins
 of 5 bubbles Cairokid, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 7 to 10 have sea views. Rooms 6 and 5 have mountain views. Check website carefully!”
 of 5 bubbles JGandIG, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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