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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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... More 

Thank Natflash
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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... More 

Thank Timothy David M
San Jose, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
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139 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
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... More 

Thank megan g
Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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615 reviews
121 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
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... More 

Thank Lavarcham
Half Moon Bay, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We were scheduled to stay 2 nights and extended our stay. The Staff is incredibly helpful and accommodating. It is great for pets and children. Waking up to the sound of the river is something I will never forget. The bathrooms are very clean. Our tent area was spacious. It's also a great place if you are into hammock camping.... More 

Thank HMBRunner R
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We stayed in 2 of the cabins, no.9 and the studio for one night. Easy to find, very clean. Nice to sit outside round fire. Site is well kept with lots of trees. Staff were friendly. Small shop on site.

Thank sherwoodfamily
Fresno, California
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Ok... so let's start with the good!! This site is fantastic!! The river that runs through the grounds is small, but beautiful! (No fishing) you camp in the redwood trees!! The air is so clean and fresh!! The hostess was very helpful and knowledgeable! There is a store on site... $10 minimum debt card, so take cash or be ready... More 

Thank Jennifer C
Gastonia, North Carolina
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We spent 2 nights in a cabin room. Rooms are small, but clean, comfortable and neat. Staff was helpful, we had a hot water outage, they quickly fixed and refunded a portion of the room charge. The shared deck is a bit sparse and the walls between rooms very thin, especially when it is otherwise so quiet in the woods.

1 Thank nixamo
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51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We booked several months in advance for a cabin with a private bathroom. We booked online and received a confirmation regarding our room. After the initial call, we called back and altered the reservation, shortening it by one night. One thing to remember about Hwy1 is that the cell phone service is "spotty" at best. Apparently, as we were completely... More 

2 Thank Stentdoctor

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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Riverside Campground and Cabins

Address: Route 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: $182 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 56
Also Known As:
Riverside Campground And Cabins Hotel Big Sur
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“Get there by 2 pm for a walk up site and look for a river spot.”
 of 5 bubbles hopefulmeg, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Read the fine print of your reservation, they will give your room away if you are late!”
 of 5 bubbles Stentdoctor, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Cabins were great!”
 of 5 bubbles jorkalk, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Highly recommend site #15”
 of 5 bubbles thejoyciecat, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“wi fi signal is not very strong but who cares for internet when you are camping!”
 of 5 bubbles ShinShinJet, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
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