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Riverside Campground and Cabins

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've never left a negative review before, but we had such a bizarre and frustrating experience that I felt inclined to. We were two mid-thirties couples who have back packed and camped a lot in our lives, so we were stunned when the campground lady made her rounds the second night we stayed there at 11:00pm, and oddly and aggressively...

1Thank SFTrekker33
Abbotsford, Canada
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I was originally booked to stay at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground with my wife and dog in our 30ft travel trailer. I noted online that my trailer and truck exceeded the maximum combined vehicle length for this park. I consider myself quite good at backing up a trailer so I ignored the warnings. I arrived late around 10pm,...

Thank NBD530
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 8 January 2017

My friends and I stopped here for a night on our road trip up Highway 1 from LA to Portland.... All I can say is I wish we could've stayed more than one night! We got one of the cabins and it was perfect. Cozy and warm, comfy bed, and our own little fire pit right outside... The woman who...

Thank LauraMiddle
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My husband and I were looking to get away for our anniversary weekend. We had rented a cabin in advance for two nights. We had originally rented #10 but decided to switch because 1) it only had a grill, not a fire pit, 2) the cabin directly in front of us could see directly into our cabin so did not...

Thank Michelle K
Oceanside, California
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We rented Cabin #9 for two nights, which, we did not realize prior to booking, is in between the onsite store and the onsite staff's permanent trailers. So the view from our outdoor area (fire pit and picnic table) was the office staff's giant trailer. It's a wet campground and very muddy (even if it hasn't rained in a while)...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Such a lovely little forest setting. Our cabin was one of the quaintest things I've ever seen, and the bed was comfortable. I had one hell of a good night's sleep. We were only there for one night so really didn't get to make the most of it, but I loved that groups/families were out in their PJs at the...

Thank Natflash
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We booked a single night at this campground in Big Sur while we had already been on the road for 2 weeks. After leaving San Francisco we drove down highway 1. We didn't really know what to expect, as we've seen a lot of great places along the way, but this campground was amazing. Right on Highway 1, but you'll...

Thank Timothy David M
San Jose, California
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

There's so many better options to camp at in big sir than this place. Staff was the rudest I've ever encountered, grounds are shady with a chicken wire fence separating it from a group camp ground next door. Plus they have a ton of hidden charges. Our experience was extremely disappointing!

Thank sharnsantacruz
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We took a risk and went to Big Sur without reservations on a holiday weekend hoping to get a walk-up spot and found this place very welcoming. We had to move sites, but thanks to the awesome staff we managed to stay two nights with one night right on the river and another buried in the woods. The sites are...

Thank megan g
Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is a lovely wooded campsite and you cross the river to get to it so it is pretty special. Jhae, who had booked us in was on duty and gave us a super spot to pull in right by the river. The place is under great demand so I strongly recommend that if you want to stay you book...

Thank Lavarcham

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Additional Information about Riverside Campground and Cabins

Address: Route 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Number of rooms: 56
Also Known As:
Riverside Campground And Cabins Hotel Big Sur
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“Sites are so crammed together, none of them are good.”
SFTrekker33, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Next to a very peaceful river.”
NBD530, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get there by 2 pm for a walk up site and look for a river spot.”
hopefulmeg, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Read the fine print of your reservation, they will give your room away if you are late!”
Stentdoctor, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Cabins were great!”
jorkalk, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
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