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    Big Sur River Inn

    46840 Highway 1, Highway 1 at Pheneger Creek, Big Sur, CA 93920-9507
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          Overview
          • Excellent18%
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          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed 19 July 2013

          Went on a 2 week road trip through CA. Worst hotel on the trip. Not really one big thing, just a ton of small things. No A/C, which would have been okay, but there is no ocean breeze and no wind flow at all. The...More

          4  Thank Carl K
          Reviewed 13 July 2013

          This motel sits immediately off Hwy 1. The noise from the traffic along Hwy 1 is unbearable. When a group of motorcycles or a semi passes by, the floors inside our room rumble. The windows to the rooms overlook the parking lot, so yes -...More

          6  Thank Meadowlark1959
          Reviewed 9 July 2013

          The Big Sur River Inn is a lovely place to stop & maybe have a drink or lunch as the area around the river is lovely however the hotel itself was really basic & old fashioned. We stayed for one night on our honeymoon &...More

          Thank ataylor03
          Reviewed 3 July 2013

          It's hard to know how to give this place an overall rating. It's old, and for its time probably perfect. And the setting can't be beat. But if you are looking for modern conveniences, look elsewhere. We stayed in the old section on the east...More

          2  Thank Dianne T
          Reviewed 22 June 2013

          If you are looking for a rustic, country experience, you would like this hotel. We had a "suite" that overlooked the river on the restaurant side of the road. It was not fancy, just basic, but was a bit pricey for not having a TV...More

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          • US$ 332 - US$ 444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
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          • 20
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          najerajacqueline96
          I still can't make a reservation I went directly on the website and I still can't reserve for the month of April. HELP ME PLEASE
          3 January 2017|
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          Response from Rick B | Property representative |
          We are happy to help! It sounds like it would be best to give us a call, so we can make sure you are getting what you need. If you need the telephone number, please check our website. We look forward to hearing from you!
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          najerajacqueline96
          Why can't I make a reservation for the month of April?
          2 January 2017|
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          Response from Rick B | Property representative |
          Hi! You can make a reservation for April. I'm not sure what issue you are experiencing, but I might assume you are using a third party reservation website... They might not always have the full selection of available... More
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          sammark60
          May we be placed on your wait list for July 2-3
          25 June 2016|
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          Response from Rick B | Property representative |
          I'm sorry to say that we don't maintain a waiting list at this time, but please feel free to check back periodically to see if anything has opened up. You can do this from our website at your convenience. Thanks!
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          "We only ate at the restaurant."
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          "Close windows at night. Road can be noisy"
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          "Choose a room on the river, the King Suites."
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          "get river side rooms"
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