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Thames, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Glen Oaks was lovely -- a wonderful mix of modern style, rustic coziness and a few really luxe details. I loved the super-comfy bedding, heated floors and charming little air plants. My favorite part was the gorgeous fireplace in the room. The star of the property is a sublime redwood tree, the second oldest in big sur. We really enjoyed...

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Cambria, California
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Great place to stay while taking in the wonders and sights of Big Sur. Be prepared for cabin atmosphere with very nice accommodations. Very quiet and relaxing. Loved the campfire pit in front of cabin.

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

We stayed in the Adobe Motor Lodge Fireside Queen room and the room itself is a little bit smaller than the pictures but still fantastic. Everything is very clean and neat. Since we got there a little bit late that we didn't have the chance to use the yoga mats in the room but the trail across the main road...

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Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

If you're visiting California a "have-to" visit spot is taking the CA highway 1 and enjoying the serenity of Big Sur. Glen Oaks is nice little spot to stop over, stretch the legs, eat, shop and enjoy live bands.

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Reviewed 18 November 2016

My wife and I loved our stay at Glen Oaks. The rooms were very cozy, the staff was super helpful, and the Roadhouse restaurant across the street was such a nice amenity. We debated between a cabin or the motor lodge, and we we ended up choosing the motor lodge... and loved it. We had plenty of space, and the...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My new hubby and I stayed in the Riverview Suite as the centerpiece of our California Roadtrip honeymoon, and it was everything we dreamed it would be. The location is absolutely idyllic. After checking in across the street, we turned down a short drive and entered through an automated gate- so fancy! We drove past smaller cabins and I instantly...

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nyc
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is our second stay, we've stayed Archie's cabin this time and we loved it. It was romantic and relaxing. Convenient location and the Roadhouse across the street serves great food. Will come back again!

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I know the reviews might look great at this place but beware if they give you Room 1A and probably others too. This is not the room we saw when we reserved. This room was next door to the office. The toilet was falling off the wall. When you get up from it you hear a click and thud as...

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Los Altos, California
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We stayed in the Big Sur Cabin and the location was spectacular. The Big Sur river was our front yard. I loved soaking in the bath tub on the back deck under the night sky while the fire crackled a few feet away -- pure heaven. A super comfy tub with nice hot water and heavenly bath salts. The staff...

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Panama City Beach, FL
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit at Glen Oaks! Great cabin with awesome bath! Love the heated floors and the spa like decor. Room has small siting area this is a plus. Enjoyed the coffee in room too! Love the redwoods. Very nice folks at reception. Had breakfast at BigSur Roadhouse. Very convenient spot as we were attending a local festival. Thank you...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Described as one of the most romantic places to stay, our adobe motor lodge was considered modern in 1957 and 50 years later Glen Oaks Big Sur has a fresh rustic-modern and Green sensibility. Our accommodations consist of 16 Adobe Motor Lodge rooms with cozy gas fireplaces and 10 Cottage/Cabin style rooms with kitchen/kitchenettes and most have access to the Big Sur River. All accommodations have free wireless internet and telephones with free local calls. We are located on Highway One in Big Sur Valley. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glen Oaks Big Sur

Address: Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: ₹ 15,093 - ₹ 30,185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Glen Oaks Big Sur Hotel Big Sur
Glen Oaks Hotel Big Sur
Glen Oaks Resort Big Sur
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Big Sur
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
#3 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
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“We stayed in the “Redwood Cabin Forest View” and absolutely loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles travelinghappy33, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Cabins have private bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles ashdee1230, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The River View cabin has a full kitchen; the cabin on the other side of the duplex (Forest View) is just an efficiency/studio.”
  • The view from the porch to the Big Sur river.
 of 5 bubbles , 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Cottages are best, motel rooms good but probably noisier”
 of 5 bubbles usaphile, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Cool vibe...”
 of 5 bubbles wilsonh565, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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