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Arundel
Reviewed 30 March 2014

This is the best hotel I have ever stayed in - fact ! I simply cannot fault anything and if you are considering a stay over with this amazing team, don't hesitate !! We stayed in the 'Little' mountain suite and the views were simply amazing.......it took our breath away. The suite had also recently been updated and it was...

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

Dear Friends, Congratulations on your engagement! We’re thrilled you allowed Post Ranch to play a roll in such a momentous occasion. It was truly our pleasure. I’m glad you enjoyed your room, Little, and the new changes we made to it over the past year. Those heated floors are an especially nice new addition. Being able to watch whales migrate...

Mount Juliet, Tennessee
Reviewed 10 March 2014

I have stayed at the Post Ranch during visits to California for many years and continue to be amazed by the beauty and tranquility of this property. I have never found a place to top this one in most any measure. Definitely the place to get away from it all and relax in luxury.

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Oregon, wisconsin
Reviewed 2 March 2014 via mobile

We have been coming to post ranch for several years now, mainly for a respite from the Midwestern weather in late February. We stay for about 4 nights and try not to leave. Guest care is premium quality. I never thought I could sit by a pool all day, but it's possible. It is expensive but if you can afford...

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2Thank Beth C
DanPriano, General Manager at Post Ranch Inn, responded to this review

Dear Friend, Thank you so much for your comments and continued loyalty. We hope to be able to welcome you back sometime soon. You are always welcome here at Post Ranch Inn. With warm regards, Dan Priano

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 25 February 2014

I surprised my wife and took her to California for our anniversary and her birthday. She had never been to CA so I wanted to make it a special trip. After soul searching and trying to decide if the price of admission was acceptable, I pulled the trigger and booked our stay at the Post Ranch Inn. And let me...

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

Dear Friends, Thank you so very much for your overwhelmingly positive, in-depth feedback. It gives me great pleasure to read such nice comments. It sounds like both your anniversary and birthday celebrations went extremely well and I’m happy that you chose Post Ranch as the place to celebrate. I’m glad we were able to accommodate your dietary needs and that...

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2014

I have had an amazing time and experience at this property. All began at the reception, the greeting, the service, the property, the food to die for and the rooms with breathtaking views from wherever you are looking out from. All friendly and helpfull staff. Overall only amazing and pleasant things to say about Post Ranch inn. Looking forward to...

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

Dear Friend, Thank you very much. It brings me great pleasure to hear that you had such a nice stay with us. There’s no better place to be in the rain than in a Tree House. It’s truly a memorable experience. I very much hope you’re able to visit us again sometime in the future. With warm regards, Dan Priano

Reviewed 24 February 2014

I stayed at Post Ranch Inn to break up my road trip from San Francisco and Los Angeles....I was so pleased I did. I am well travelled it is by far one of the best resorts I have ever stayed in; everything was just perfect. Nestled high in the mountains, The Post Ranch Inn is a great place for couples...

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

Dear Friend, I am so glad to hear you had such a nice stay with us. Thank you for your comments and for choosing to pay us a visit. I’ve always found our guided nature walk to be one of the more underrated guest experiences, as it’s a great way to explore the property and learn more about the history...

Hull, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 February 2014

My son and i were on our way from Boston to San Francisco to University of San Diego, on a mother and son bonding trip, before dropping him off at grad school. We are both January babies. And I thought it would be a nice pitstop to stay at the Post Ranch Inn. I was right! As soon as we...

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Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2014

*The half staying at Post Ranch Inn without the amazing view This was our third visit to Post Ranch Inn, and our first without the stunning view from an Upper Coast House. We stayed in a Treehouse this time, which is a gorgeous unique little structure. However, if I’m honest, I think what makes Post Ranch Inn so amazing is...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 February 2014

Post Ranch Inn is one the most beautiful places I have ever been. The whole concept of your stay is to relax, rejuvenate and enjoy the magnificent scenery. My first two visits were flawless. This visit was marred by a terrible dinner in the restaurant and one subpar breakfast. In a secluded resort, there is no recourse when served an...

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

Dear friend, It was a pleasure to welcome you back to the Ranch for your most recent visit. Thank you for your glowing reviews about your ‘great’ spa treatments, ‘lovely’ in-room dining experience and ‘perfect’ accommodations. Although you mention most of your stay overall was of your liking, certainly some shortcomings occurred during your stay, and for that we sincerely...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 February 2014

Set in a beautiful wooded setting, overlooking the Pacific Ocean with spectacular sunset views, this resort delivers a mixture of beauty, luxury and ecological friendliness. The accommodations are in timber cabins that have been allowed to weather to the point where they blend into the landscape. The resort is dotted with beautiful sculptures and other art works, plunge pools, rest...

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

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: €939 - €2,221 (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:
Post Ranch Hotel Big Sur
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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“From the various YouTube videos, I don't think there is a bad view anywhere on the property.”
Bearyw, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All look equally fantastic, we stayed in the lower coast room which was lovely”
Sm0, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upper cliff side cabins.”
marlew76205, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pick ocean view!”
RobB249, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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