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Glen Oaks Big Sur

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Had a two night weekend getaway for my boyfriends bday. Everything about Glen Oaks and the surrounding area is breathtaking. We stayed in the Adobe Lodge with a king bed, fire place, heated bathroom floors, and private yard. We crossed the highway to hike through the red woods and see Grandam Pfeiffer. We loved our stay and would recommend it...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I've used Trip Advisor for years and never once left a review. Yup, I know. But, I had to break the seal, because Glen Oaks treated us quite well. After a day of hiking and sightseeing in Big Sur, we arrived at Glen Oaks in the evening. As we were checking in, my wife, the bath tub enthusiast, asked about...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I did a TON of research for our "Pacific Coast Highway" honeymoon and we stayed here during the trip. The service, cabin, attention to detail and excitement and encouragement of us being newlyweds made us feel so special! I have to say this was by far the coolest, most different, comfy, cozy experience I have ever had at a "hotel."...

1Thank ashdee1230
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Not enough good things to say about Glen Oaks! The property is a large and sprawling one in the redwoods along Highway 1, and conveniently located to many of the crown jewels of Big Sur. The motor lodge rooms are beautifully decorated — from the furniture to the Pendleton blankets on the bed and indoor fireplaces. While it was a...

Thank Sara C
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

My visit to Glen Oaks was superb to say the least. Even as a solo traveler coming to Big Sur for the first time, I felt at home in the accommodations. The staff was very friendly and the Roadhouse right across the street served up a mean cup of coffee and delicious donuts in the morning. The rooms are spacious...

Thank Cait8824
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Great place to stay in Big Sur. The prices are very reasonable compared to others nearby. They gave us a free upgrade to a better room and a bottle of wine. The trail on the property is beautiful. The location is very close to Pfeiffer Beach if you want to go to Keyhole Arch for sunset.

Thank Nhi C
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This was our second time at Big Sur and we stayed in the Redwood Cabin: River View. Just as expected it was an incredibly comfortable, restful time in the redwoods in a luxurious cabin. We love how the river can be seen (and heard) from the porch and how cozy the cabin and the outdoor fireplace were. So much was...

Thank Quince D
Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This place is a must stay! The prices are so reasonable compared to what you get at other places and the hotel is modern, clean, eco-friendly and close to several restaurants. If you ask me this is Big Sur's best kept secret.

Thank ChelseaRenee123
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Fabulous place to stay in Big Sur. We ended up in The Cottage which includes a small, complete, and fun kitchen, living area with with gas stove, styled like an old wood stove but conveniently started with the thermostat, bathroom with heated floors, full tub and shower (with heavenly bath salts), and king size bed room with plenty of room...

Thank Mary C
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We stayed here as a stop on a road trip up the coast. We were in one of the rooms (versus cabins). Property is in a great location right on Highway One in the middle of beautiful Big Sur. The room is well appointed with a retro/rustic but upgraded feel. It was a good size room, has heated bathroom floors...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Described as one of the most romantic places to stay, our adobe motor lodge was considered modern in 1957 and 50 years later Glen Oaks Big Sur has a fresh rustic-modern and Green sensibility. Our accommodations consist of 16 Adobe Motor Lodge rooms with cozy gas fireplaces and 10 Cottage/Cabin style rooms with kitchen/kitchenettes and most have access to the Big Sur River. All accommodations have free wireless internet and telephones with free local calls. We are located on Highway One in Big Sur Valley. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glen Oaks Big Sur

Address: Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: €209 - €417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Glen Oaks Big Sur Hotel Big Sur
Glen Oaks Hotel Big Sur
Glen Oaks Resort Big Sur
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Big Sur
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
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“We stayed in the “Redwood Cabin Forest View” and absolutely loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles travelinghappy33, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Cabins have private bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles ashdee1230, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The River View cabin has a full kitchen; the cabin on the other side of the duplex (Forest View) is just an efficiency/studio.”
  • The view from the porch to the Big Sur river.
 of 5 bubbles , 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Cottages are best, motel rooms good but probably noisier”
 of 5 bubbles usaphile, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Cool vibe...”
 of 5 bubbles wilsonh565, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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