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Post Ranch Inn

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Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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La Canada Flintridge, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Little Silver, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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

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

Summit, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is nothing like walking amongst redwoods, standing at the edge of the ocean or viewing the Milky Way from a private terrace to put life in perspective. All of these can be done daily here at PRI. We were there for three nights celebrating my husband's 60th birthday. Room tips: We stayed in an Ocean house with a beautiful...

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

Kim H, Thank you for the great description of Post Ranch Inn's experience. You were able to put it all in perspective for our reading enjoyment. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view alone is awesome from up top, but the drinks and food are delicious. Make sure to come to see the sunset. The staff could be a little more warm, but overall we had a great time. We had an option of a four course or nine course meal- I would suggest the four. I couldn't eat all my...

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Monica P, Thank you for being our guest and for the gracious review. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 31 October 2016

The PRI is by far the most amazing place I’ve ever stayed. You have to visit to believe it. We stayed in the Lower Butterfly Room which was beautiful with stunning views of the grounds and mountains. It was probably the highlight of our 3 week honeymoon to California. One day we shall return

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Oliver W, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review us. The butterfly is a great way to immerse yourself into the ridge and redwoods. We look forward to the day you return.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I love this place! Perched on a mountain side, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, there are gorgeous views from everywhere on the property. Our unique cabin was our peaceful, private oasis for two days. We never closed the curtains, because we didn't have to- only the sea gulls could peak in. The king sized bed was very comfortable, with cozy organic...

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Lianne H, This is such a great description of the experience at Post Ranch Inn. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff

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: $1,288 - $3,256 (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 Green Hotel in Big Sur
#1 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#4 Family Hotel in Big Sur
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“The ocean view is awesome. Get a room with ocean view if available.”
 of 5 bubbles Poorboy52, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are on the edge or built into the mountain. It is very cool.”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewLNewYork, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are ocean views and foret views. you want the ocean views, upper level”
 of 5 bubbles dwalker43, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a ground floor Torre room which was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles Bubbles186305, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great. Sea views obviously exceptional”
 of 5 bubbles 623hughh, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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