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Post Ranch Inn

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed for one night in September, over a long weekend on the west coast. This was one of our bucket-list hotels and it actually exceeded our expectations. The property consists of a collection of free-standing units scattered over the grounds, so there is a lot of privacy. We stayed in an Upper Coast room, which directly...

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California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I stayed at Post Ranch Inn for his 40th birthday celebration because of its location and no-kids policy. To our surprise, we were upgraded to the Ocean House (a free standing unit with its own full oceanfront view). The house is a rustic cabin style but comes with tons of free drinks and snacks. The internet connection...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Post Ranch Inn was the most disappointing place.. after all the press and hype, I was expecting something special and intimate. It was intimate , but nor special. In fact, it is almost very rustic. For the price, I really don't understand it and I have been in the hotel business on the luxury side and know .. the...

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NYC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went during January, which is Big Sur's rainy season, so we unfortunately weren't really able to partake in the area's hiking and scenic views due to mudslides and road closures. The upside to this was that we had plenty of time to relax at Post Ranch Inn, enjoy the complimentary minibar snacks and wine, build fires in our in-room...

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Impeccable service, amazing view and phenomenal food! I practiced yoga on our private patio with a gorgeous ocean view. The location was private and our accommodations were fabulous. Staff was friendly and greeted us with champagne. The complimentary goodies especially the cookies were appreciated. We thoroughly enjoyed every moment!

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1Thank Maureen M
Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

Maureen M, The serenity of Big Sur is captured here at Post Ranch. Thank you for being our guest.

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Like the title says, I never made it. Mother Nature threw a few curve balls at me like mudslides, one of which damaged a bridge and made the Post Ranch Inn an island but my review is nonetheless about their service prior to my trip. Yes, you heard that right, my service prior to the trip. Making arrangements with Post...

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Lancaster
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We first visited in 2013. Having an opportunity to visit again we seized it and were not disappointed. The experience was as good as it was the first time. We had a lower coast room and the views and sunset just spectacular. The heated infinity pool is glorious. We had meals in the restaurant and in the room. Both were...

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2Thank Sm0
Kevin_Geanides, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

Sm0, Thank you for staying with us again. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to serve you in such unique settings and look forward to seeing you again. All of Post Ranch will be here awaiting your return.

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We try to come back at least once a year to a very secluded and serene place. No tv, but they have wonderful wifi. The views are nothing but spectacular. They have added room service breakfast which was very handy with the rain and wind. The tree house are going under some renovations, but the cliff rooms are still magnificent....

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

marlew76205, Thank you for the kind words and we are very excited to deliver the tree houses soon. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Monaco-Ville, Monaco
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We came here for lunch after many friends spoke so highly of this place. Well, taste is a personal thing, so this was maybe just not my taste. Modern, sleek, cool...mhhhh, maybe yes. But then, not really. It reminded me of East Germany... There were parts that were interesting, but overall. NO WAY. HYPE, I guess that's how they got...

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

Butterfly-lane, While we try our best to deliver the best possible experience to all of our guests. There are times we cannot be all things to all people. Thank you for being our guest and at least giving Post Ranch and Sierra Mar a try. We all here wish your experience would have been more positive.

San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This hotel is one of the best hotels I've ever stayed in. We had an amazing time. Beautiful location, great rooms and the staff was incredible. A special call out to Victoria, who went above and beyond to ensure we had a magical stay. Famous hotels rarely don't always live up to their reputations. This one exceeded it. One morning...

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

Rob B, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience here at Post Ranch. We look forward to delivering another memorable experience.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $1,426 - $3,442 (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
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#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”
 of 5 bubbles LoveAll2017, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
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