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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place was cool and cozy. The room was very nice and affordable. They have a restaurant, gas station, and general store across the street from the rooms. It feels isolated in a good way. Tip: I didn't have cell service up there. Just a heads up. I'm an at&t user. They do have free wifi though.

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

A beautiful cabin in a beautiful location. The room was spacious and clean with a small decking area outside with seating. We had our own parking space next to our room. We never ate in the restaurant but chose to get fresh burritos and beer from the store, which were big and filling. There's not much around, but it's what...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very well located Easy in and out, good restaurant and very clean accomadations Great base to explore wonderful state parks in Big Sur Good stop on the Pacific coast highway drive Knowledgeable and friendly staff

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Long Island, NY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The decor and overall atmosphere is perfect for the Big Sur area. Restaurant location, food and service excellent. Hours open also helpful, so we did not have to get up too early to eat! Fireplace, and heat lamps made it cozy for the chilly evenings in Nov. Convenient location to parks, and to find in the dark, right on Highway...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a great experience here. It was close to the hiking trails in Big Sur. You had an option to eat at the Restaurant, Bar or the Convenient store (helped save money). There was a little deli in the store where they would make you a smoothie, burrito, pizza or sandwich as well as sell beer...

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

It was my dream to stay one day on the most beautiful highway of the world that is the 1 in California USA. Literally on the middle of the highway and near from many interning restaurants and places this hotel is Avery good option in a location that is very expensive. It has a very good restaurant and the rooms...

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pulaski, pa
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Rustic old style motel with restaurant, bar, rivers edge and in the river seating. Central location to everything big sur. Fireplace in bar/restaurant area. Separate burrito bar and a few local shoppes on grounds.

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 28 October 2016

There aren't many places in the area so we didn't really have a choice but had to stay here. It is a bit pricey but I wouldn't say it's overpriced. It's a beautiful hotel, with a comfortable bed, lots of space and modern bathroom. We didn't hear any noise from the street and the river just behind the Inn is...

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Centereach, New York
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The Big Sur River Inn is smack in the middle of the forrest with a mere 15 room motel along Highwat 1. Yes, the rooms were noisy with no view but the beds were comfortable and the restaurant was good. It's true that you will be paying for location as the nearby hotels are 3 times the price but they...

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Cayucos, CA
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Our room was located steps from Highway 1. It became noisy before dawn with traffic. Construction started early on the room next door to us. At check out, we were not asked if we enjoyed our stay and the.desk person was not very friendly. We will not return.

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  • Pool
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Additional Information about Big Sur River Inn

Address: 46840 Highway 1, Highway 1 at Pheneger Creek, Big Sur, CA 93920-9507
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: £132 - £348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“rooms across the road are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles brubooks, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room on river side.”
 of 5 bubbles DonnavRob, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No cell service”
 of 5 bubbles Kori14, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“River view”
 of 5 bubbles ALs888, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were the same along a motel strip on US1.”
 of 5 bubbles jsarakos, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
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