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Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing time at the gorgeous Ventana Big Sur. Staff was helpful and friendly. The property and amenities were all amazing. We felt right at home, including our pooch Umi. Would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a quiet retreat.

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Thank Doris W
Response from Gladys P, Guest Relations Manager at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila ResortResponded 3 days ago

Thank you, Doris, for your kind message and for taking the time to share your experience. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay! I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Gladys

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Ventana is the best mix of old and new Big Sur from the ground up. Excellent service, amenities in a pristine setting. Outdoor dining with ocean views takes your breath away! The cozy serenity of this place is unforgettable. We've stayed countless times over the...More

5  Thank redmesastudio
Response from Melanie C, Manager at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila ResortResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you so much for providing your feedback and for being a supporter of the property over the years. We truly appreciate your choice to return over and over again and I'm thrilled your experiences have been so memorable. Thank you again, Melanie Cooke

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After a tough year for a variety of reasons, we decided to splurge for our wedding anniversary on a Big Sur escape. We selected a mountain suite with private hot tub. Even though we spent more on two nights than we do for most vacations...More

Thank Peggy H
Response from Gladys P, Guest Relations Manager at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila ResortResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, Peggy, for your kind message and for taking the time to share your experience. I am delighted that you celebrated your anniversary with us, and were able to relax and slip away from the world. I look forward to welcoming you back in...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Gorgeous, romantic, unique glamping experience in the redwoods. Not cheap but well worth it for a special occasion! The airstream they've added with drinks, and bbqs from 2-6 on the weekend was also a really nice touch.

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Response from Gladys P, Guest Relations Manager at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila ResortResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, Ari, for your kind message and for taking the time to share your experience. I am delighted that you enjoyed glamping in the canyons; I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Gladys

Reviewed 6 days ago

wow, what a place....so glad we went! it came highly recommended, and it did not disappoint! we spent three nights for our 25 year anniversary and the room was so private and serene with beautiful view, so centrally located on property (room 34), and the...More

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Response from Gladys P, Guest Relations Manager at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila ResortResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your kind message and for taking the time to share your experience. I am delighted that your anniversary celebration was relaxing and comfortable. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Gladys

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Free Parking
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Pool
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Free Parking
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US$ 755 - US$ 1,811 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$ 755 - US$ 1,811 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
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18 May 2018|
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Response from Karen L | Reviewed this property |
We have been to this property MANY times over the years. The new owners have now appealed to the hipster crowd. If that is you, enjoy your experience. We are disappointed with the changes to this property. It is beautiful... More
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Paul B
14 May 2018|
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Response from Kevin M | Reviewed this property |
Solo works just fine here.
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1 February 2017|
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Response from MrJudyMac | Reviewed this property |
Didn't realize this was not an option any more. While breakfast at the main lobby was great, we really enjoy going over to the restaurant and enjoying the view. The Ventana is our Happy Place and has been for nearly 30 years.
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"The ocean view was best for us but even if you get a view of the Redwood Forrest behind the Resort you're..."
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