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Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort

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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

Great service, nice campsite, wonderful and warm glamping staff. Miscommunication with the cell tower ... had to to go to the resort, endured short questioning at front gate every time I showed up. Not so friendly restaurant staff, felt rushed to get out when I...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

You need to make sure that guests staying at your resort rooms and paying overinflated charges get to benefit from the amenities specially on a busy long weekend like Presidents’ Day wknd when passer byes will also be interested in the spa and restaurant and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very expensive, but beautiful resort. Very attentive staff, and rooms are gorgeous. The meals we had included a Valentine's prix fixe menu, which was quite average, and costly. The servers rushed us through it, and so that made for a much faster experience than we...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went for a long weekend. Even for hotel guests, the restaurant had a long wait for every meal and it took almost an hour to get our food. Also, for those of you looking for a quiet escape, the restaurant and surrounding area allows children...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Flat out one of the best times we've ever had! We love the Alila brand and have stayed at other resorts of Alila and they never let us down. Ventana the only USA Alila hotel is just as accommodating as the others. Their staff are...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Bar/Lounge
Adult pool
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Price range
US$ 710 - US$ 1,396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 710 - US$ 1,396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (23)
Dining (93)
Room & Suite (59)
Pool & Beach (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (10)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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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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Gladys C
4 January 2017|
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Response from Ventana M | Property representative |
Hello, It takes about 45 minutes to get to Monterey from Big Sur.
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14 November 2016|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
I think they are. If you call they would be very happy to answer that q question. The staff is delightful in every way. They want to do whatever they are able to make your stay comfortable.
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