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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a base camp for your exploration of Big Sur's shoreline, mountains and forests, Big Sur River Inn is a good choice. If you want to be pampered with spa treatment and luxury accomodations, find another place. Fairly priced. The room was clean, the bed slept well, the linens were good (my wife made me write that) and...

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a hard call to make. The rooms are a bit dated and more motel than inn if you stay in the queen sized rooms. Than mine size suites are roomy but still a bit dated. Its also a bit pricey foe the quality but there aren't a lot of choices in the area so I guess that's the...

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Carmel Valley, California
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We really enjoyed the nice people in the restaurant, the Food was very good. The King suite was excellent, very comfortable! The overlook the Big Sur River, which runs high and fast at this time of the year.

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This Inn on Hwy 1 has a great location , its very close to three state parks so lots of outdoor options. Property sits behind a river, so guests have access to the river. Most of the rooms are on the mountain side, on the other side of the road but there are some rooms with river view. There is...

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1Thank Tulika_sac
South Lake Tahoe, California
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Tiny but clean rooms with decent bathrooms. No cell service and food was plentiful and not bad. Not somewhere to go for a special meal but certainly worth a visit! The bar makes their own infused vodka and drinks. Go put your feet in the river after a day of hiking!

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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This place was cool and cozy. The room was very nice and affordable. They have a restaurant, gas station, and general store across the street from the rooms. It feels isolated in a good way. Tip: I didn't have cell service up there. Just a heads up. I'm an at&t user. They do have free wifi though.

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

A beautiful cabin in a beautiful location. The room was spacious and clean with a small decking area outside with seating. We had our own parking space next to our room. We never ate in the restaurant but chose to get fresh burritos and beer from the store, which were big and filling. There's not much around, but it's what...

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1Thank Sivhead
New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Very well located Easy in and out, good restaurant and very clean accomadations Great base to explore wonderful state parks in Big Sur Good stop on the Pacific coast highway drive Knowledgeable and friendly staff

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Long Island, NY
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The decor and overall atmosphere is perfect for the Big Sur area. Restaurant location, food and service excellent. Hours open also helpful, so we did not have to get up too early to eat! Fireplace, and heat lamps made it cozy for the chilly evenings in Nov. Convenient location to parks, and to find in the dark, right on Highway...

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

My husband and I had a great experience here. It was close to the hiking trails in Big Sur. You had an option to eat at the Restaurant, Bar or the Convenient store (helped save money). There was a little deli in the store where they would make you a smoothie, burrito, pizza or sandwich as well as sell beer...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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Additional Information about Big Sur River Inn

Address: 46840 Highway One, Highway 1 at Pheneger Creek, Big Sur, CA 93920
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: €156 - €413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Big Sur River Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Choose a room on the river, the King Suites.”
 of 5 bubbles pirateed2017, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“get river side rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Tulika_sac, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms across the road are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles brubooks, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room on river side.”
 of 5 bubbles DonnavRob, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No cell service”
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