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46840 Highway One , Big Sur, CA 93920 – Show map
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Outdoor Pool (seasonal)
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Snack Bar
Free! WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Vending Machine (drinks), ATM on site, Souvenir/Gift Shop
Shops (on site), Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating
From 3:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! Any additional children or adults stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 10 per person per night for extra beds.
Free! One child under 4 years stays free of charge in a crib.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
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Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Based on 91 reviews
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Nestled among the Santa Lucia Mountains, this charming B&B is just 5 minutes’ walk to Carmel Valley Village. Parsonage Village Vineyard, Joullian Vineyards and other Carmel wineries are nearby.
Score from 106 reviews Very good
Situated on a hillside overlooking Big Sur's beautiful Pacific coastline, this adult-only, California resort is located on 243 secluded acres. It features 2 heated pools adjoined by Japanese hot bath....
Score from 58 reviews Wonderful
Surrounded by a large flower garden, this lodge offers an outdoor swimming pool and warmly decorated rooms with carpeted floors. Carmel-by-the-Sea is a 15-minute car drive away.
Score from 33 reviews Very good
In sunny Carmel Valley Village, this California lodge offers an outdoor pool, tennis court and hot tub. All guest rooms include cable TV.
Score from 61 reviews Good
Make sure that you rent the suites on the river side, and I think you'll be happy with your stay. Nice view of the river. You, also might want to consider the week days over the week ends, less people around.
A great place in the forests of Big Sur. The rooms are comfortable and cozy. The restaurant services delicious food.
It is not cheap but compared to the prices at some other types of accommodation at Big Sur it is still a good deal.
The location is lovely by the river, but the pacific coast weather influence meant that we were in cloud for most of the day.
It is very remote. There was no fridge or television in the room - which made life very expensive in travelling which most people are when they are staying in the Big Sur. The restaurant was also very expensive. As a consequence we spent most of our time in Carmel - which rather defeated the object of staying the in Big Sur. But I would recommend to others to stay in Carmel
Lovely location in the middle of the big sur area close to the river. Gave us a nice rest coming from san francisco. The room was cabin-style and had a nice little veranda to sit. There is a store on the property where you can buy cheap(er) dinner and breakfast.
The girl who was doing our check in was studying when we came in and we felt like bothering her.
Being just by the river, rustic accommodation, very relaxed
pretty pricey for what you get, they could throw in breakfast to make it better value - even if from a limited menu
Value of smaller rooms across street.
The restaurant's food!!!! Exelent pastas..,
Restaurant closes at 9pm and open at 8am!!!!
Loud by the loud road. Linens seems a bit dirty.
good food at the restaurant... nice seats on the river... very accessible to the petrol station and restaurant... unfortunately... because it was sooo close to highway one... you can hear all the vehicles passing through! thank god no one had to honk their horn!
no television, no airconditioning, the heater was too scary to be left on all night as i noticed it emitting sparks during the night, radio wasn't working either
The location was staggeringly beautiful. The accommodations were small but very homely and very clean. The food was the best we had all trip (throughout California and the South!).
As a city slicker, I would have felt safer with a stronger lock on the cabin door but that is about all I would change!
Front porch overlooks big green yard and delightful river. Good restaurant, store, coffe shop next door. Heart of Big Sur.
Rooms a little dark.
Location on the highway No TV , no wifi, no cellular connection Facilities and rooms split between 2 sides of the highway. Very expensive for minimum ccmfort
It's in Big Sur therefore it is beautiful. The river view was great but we got in too late to enjoy it. Right on the highway so a bit noisy and being in the woods we were chased by giant moths the size of our fists that flew into the room but that comes with nature.
Dirty bed, the wifi that was promised didn't work, the staff at the restaurant front desk were really unenthusiastic but the bartender was awesome. He better be, since the beer cost an outrageous amount. Motel 6 style hotel at Hilton prices. I guess that's Big Sur for you
The Cabin was a nice one , comfortable . And car could be parked right infront of it.
It was over priced , especially since no breakfast was included.
Food and service were exceptional as always. A magical relaxing way to spend a day from sunup to past sunset.
Traffic noise made sleeping a challenge. Even so I will still travel from Virginia to enjoy this establishment.
It was in the redwoods. The Big Sur bakery down the road was wonderful.
The reception desk was rather rude. The room it self could've been a lot nicer. It was very cold at night. When we tried the heater it was very smelly and would not turn off.
The location was great - the young lady hostess in the restaurant was very helpful and friendly
Comfy, great service, great food, beautiful, and every other positive adjective that you can apply to a place of lodging. High recommend to other travelers.
location right along the river. So beautiful. Close to hiking trails, beaches, overlooks.
Expensive to eat at the restaurant. No TV or entertainment nearby which wouldn't have been a problem if it wasn't pouring down rain while we were there. We were planning on being outside the entire time but the rain and cold made it tough.
The location was great and so were the lounge chairs in the river.
The rooms had no television nor a phone. The bed was very uncomfortable.
Nice staff. Good location.
Very expensive for this type of facility.
Don't be fooled by the fact that they call themselves an inn, they are a motel. The location is amazing as they are right on the river but the restaurant is nothing more than just food and it's quite expensive for what you are getting. We paid $150 for the room with two queen beds, the bathroom is tiny and difficult to get into because the door opens up against the bed. If you're just looking for a bed and bathroom, definitely a good deal. If you want a nice place look elsewhere.
Bathroom size, restaurant, cleanliness
The rustic atmosphere fit the location.
Lack of info at check in. Overpriced meal for fair quality food in restaurant. No outlet at the coffee maker.
Very Happy with the cabin and the location
I liked the rustic nature of the place
I feel it is overpriced. Since there are limited places to stay along big sur, it seems they have used this to an advantage. Bummer.
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