Fernwood Resort offers rustic accommodations in Big Sur. The motel has a sun terrace and mountain views. Guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant or a drink at the bar. Free private parking is available on site. Forest views are available from the guest rooms. There are no phones, TV, or mini fridges in the room. Rooms are rustic and often boast forest views. There is a cash machine, a shared lounge, gift shop, and shops at the property. Table tennis is also available on the property's back deck. The bar and grill offers a family-friendly atmosphere with a full American menu. Live music is available on the weekends. Monterey is 24 mi from Fernwood Resort, while Carmel is 22 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 queen bed
1 full bed
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
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  • -
    Room was very cosy, location was beautiful, easy parking.
  • Franchesca
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Fernwood was nestled perfectly next to Pfeiffer state park and had everything you could possibly need to have a wonderful experience in the woods of Big Sur. The cabins were very cozy and plenty of space, there’s a great restaurant and bar on site...
  • Heather
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was great. The staff was super nice and the food was very good.

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Fernwood Grill
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience

Amenities of Fernwood Resort

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Mountain view
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Hiking
  • Karaoke
  • Fishing
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
No internet access available.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • ATM on site
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Convenience store on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • English

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Fernwood Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM


From 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Fernwood Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

WiFi is not available in the rooms. Wifi is only available in the bar and grill.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Fernwood Resort

  • Fernwood Resort is 1 miles from the center of Big Sur. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Fernwood Resort is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Yes, Fernwood Resort is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The prices at Fernwood Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Fernwood Resort has 1 restaurant:

    • Fernwood Grill

  • Fernwood Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Karaoke
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Live music/Performance
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Room options at Fernwood Resort include:

    • Double
    • Quad