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    Big Sur River Inn

    46840 Highway 1, Highway 1 at Pheneger Creek, Big Sur, CA 93920-9507
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    • Excellent19%
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    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 377 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    If you expect any kind of decent customer service this is NOT the place for you. While the front desk staff was nice, the managers were horrendous. We arrived in the middle of the Labor Day Weekend heat wave to a stiflingly hot room with...More

    Thank silvz123
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    With hwy 1 closed of a few miles to the South We Got to enjoy the tranquillity on the porch under the redwoods and digest the days impressions. Before enjoying a good meal at the restaurant. The room was spacious and comfortable and very quiet...More

    Thank Finn K
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Last real place to eat before Big Sur. Seemed quieter than normal but assume that's due to bridge out further down the road. Food was great. Lovely location. River runs just behind and lots of people playing in it. Made for a nice afternoon stop.

    Thank markross25
    Reviewed 14 August 2017

    I didn't stay at the inn but did eat and spend some time there. It is in a beautiful location on Highway 1 surrounded by trees. I bought a burrito at the burrito bar inside the gift shop. I then walked a short distsnce down...More

    Thank Happyvacationer49
    Reviewed 14 August 2017

    We stopped by to have lunch and to take a break after spending hours north at Point Lobos hiking! I think it was a bit crowded bc it is August but also bc of the road closure after Pfiffer State Park due to mudslide construction....More

    Thank conni r
    Response from Rick B, General Manager at Big Sur River InnResponded 15 August 2017

    We are happy to hear you had a good time! Sundays are always special, as we have live jazz and the Backyard BBQ along the river. We know how tempting it would be to bring your own picnic, but ask that no outside food or...More

    Big Sur Lodge
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    • US$140 - US$443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    najerajacqueline96
    2 January 2017|
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    We are happy to help! It sounds like it would be best to give us a call, so we can make sure you are getting what you need. If you need the telephone number, please check our website. We look forward to hearing from you!
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    2 January 2017|
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    Hi! You can make a reservation for April. I'm not sure what issue you are experiencing, but I might assume you are using a third party reservation website... They might not always have the full selection of available... More
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    25 June 2016|
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    I'm sorry to say that we don't maintain a waiting list at this time, but please feel free to check back periodically to see if anything has opened up. You can do this from our website at your convenience. Thanks!
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