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Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 30 May 2015

We held our breath. We didn't expect it would meet our expectations. We had stayed at Post Ranch and the bar was high. We're now officially converts. This place is really great. Our room was fabulous. The staff was over the top friendly. The restaurant impressed. The hike thru the redwood trees to the restaurant is an experience to embrace....

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West Chester, Ohio
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Ventana Inn is a beautiful, unique, secluded, adult resort with incredible grounds and hiking trails. The room was impressive, comfy, inviting, rustic yet elegant. The attention to detail is incomparable, from heated tile flooring, wood burning fireplace, huge soaking tub, large rain shower, multiple lighting options to the personal hot tub overlooking the meadow and ocean. The serenity was just...

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Kent, UK
Reviewed 30 May 2015

the hotel is superb and the rooms luxurious in spades. The general message is peace, quiet and calm and it is all of those. A great place to relax and unwind; maybe have a massage if you have plenty of pocket money. But the pool and hot baths (one with clothing optional) were really de-stressing. I would jump at the...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 27 May 2015

While it was quite a long time ago, I've been meaning to reflect on our visit to this wonderful place, and to say a thank you. We were driving and simply saw the sign. We had no idea of what we were driving into. What a surprise. We were tourists in a hire car heading south and we got hungry....

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Beverly Hills, California
Reviewed 26 May 2015

I had heard wonderful things about the Ventana Inn and was so excited about our stay last October 2014. The property is rustic, with an understated elegance & simplistic luxury. We had a beautiful room and enjoyed the wild life show each morning as the turkeys & deer made their way across the lawns, the grounds are lovely as well....

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Colorado
Reviewed 24 May 2015

A rustic retreat, peaceful atmosphere and friendly staff, that is what makes Ventana special. General manager Steve Johnson has been able to maintain and nurture the ambiance that first attracted us to Ventana over thirty years ago. Yes, one could say we are biased. We stay at Ventana each thanksgiving for ten days and sometimes make other, shorter visits. Since...

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Reviewed 24 May 2015

Stayed for 2 tonight's whilst on a trip through California and wish we'd stayed longer. Service was excellent, very efficient and friendly. The layout of the resort is lovely with a great walking path to the restaurant and pools. Our room was a first floor fireplace guest room and was very well laid out with lovely decor. It looked onto...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 21 May 2015

This place is way over price, we paid $890 + tax per night for a room with no view. You can foot steps from the people above us and when they use their bathroom you can hear the water pipe. Service isnt any better then any other hotel. For the lesser price, we stayed in Tuscany with the view of...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 17 May 2015

With only one night to spend at Ventana Inn, we went for the "big sur suite," a spacious room with a distant but dreamy view of the ocean. We settled into that room completely - using the big tub, the deck hammock, the flat screen, the fireplace...everything it had to offer, in just a few hours. The restaurant is best...

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Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

First visit to Big Sur and this is exactly what we wanted. This is a boutique style hotel tucked into the woods. The experience will vary depending on what you are looking for in a hotel. There is a wonderful spa and restaurant on property both are a short walk. Our room had a great view, fireplace and deck. Pricey...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ventana Inn & Spa is a luxurious resort nestled in the mountains above California’s central coast. Situated on 243 acres of wooded hillside, 1,200 feet above the Pacific Ocean on the Big Sur coast, Ventana Inn & Spa is quiet, secluded and beautiful. The Inn provides a peaceful and soothing atmosphere enhanced by its proximity to the area’s natural wonders. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ventana Inn & Spa

Address: 48123 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: ₹ 49,555 - ₹ 87,769 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ventana Inn & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Ventana Inn And Spa
Ventana Hotel Big Sur
Ventana Resort Big Sur
Ventana Inn Big Sur
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Family Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
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“It's worth splurging on a room with a fireplace, especially in the winter.”
984amyl, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Request a top floor room or you will hear everything that happens above you.”
jamesl845, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“fireplace rooms with ocean views are the best”
226marshallc, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You are in the woods, do not expect rooms to have an ocean view. You can get the ocean view at the restaurant. :)”
651matthewj, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Sweet Suite deal is a good one. ”
carlheir, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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