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Big Sur River Inn

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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
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Free Wifi
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is located beside the river - lovely and peaceful, view is gorgeous. The food was good - had the ribs which were really delicious and smoked on-site. The smell of the BBQ and smoker was amazing. Made my mouth water for all things...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Our family rented 2 deluxe riverside suites. What a great environment! We sat on the porch deck and enjoyed the view of the river. The chairs in the river are a fun addition to the experience. Our grandson met some children and swam in the...More

Thank Laura49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The River Inn has existed in the pristine Big Sur forest area for decades! It has been one of the most popular restaurants and local hangouts on the Central Coast! Not a fancy restaurant but rustic and situated beside the Big Sur River. Good food...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Big Sur River Inn is the perfect getaway! It is great for families or couples who are wanting a magical weekend! Gorgeous rooms, views, and friendly staff! I cannot wait to stay again. Also, great food

Thank Sara F
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate lunch at River Inn. It was a beautiful sunny day. We were seated on patio overlooking the river. The food was delicious. The service was wonderful. The restrooms were very clean. After a leisurely lunch we sat on river bank...More

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najerajacqueline96
3 January 2017|
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Response from Rick B | Property representative |
We are happy to help! It sounds like it would be best to give us a call, so we can make sure you are getting what you need. If you need the telephone number, please check our website. We look forward to hearing from you!
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najerajacqueline96
3 January 2017|
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Hi! You can make a reservation for April. I'm not sure what issue you are experiencing, but I might assume you are using a third party reservation website... They might not always have the full selection of available... More
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Mark L
25 June 2016|
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I'm sorry to say that we don't maintain a waiting list at this time, but please feel free to check back periodically to see if anything has opened up. You can do this from our website at your convenience. Thanks!
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"Riverside rooms are the prettiest view and closer to restaurant"
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"Choose the riverside rooms for the best experience."
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"Choose a different place to stay....."
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"We only ate at the restaurant."
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