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Placentia, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am one of those people who always finds the positive in everything and if you look at my reviews, you will see that I rarely have anything really negative to say. I really make an attempt to be objective about my experiences. The three days I spent at Big Sur Campground and Cabins was without doubt the worst experience...

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2Thank Luciano L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a road trip from LA to Oregon and stayed here on the way down on the last night of the trip. This place is something else, I woke up wishing I could stay one more night. It's absolutely beautiful and the camping spots are all perfect. I didn't see a single one I didn't like. You're sleeping under...

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tustin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was amazing! Cabin 65b was clean and well cared for!! No cell service was great for us!! Highly recommended!! We loved the cabin choices but the camp sites looked beautiful too. Would also recommend the walk to the Maiden Public House!

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Gardnerville Nevada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Campground was small. Just like we like it. The river front sites were very tight. But nice to have the river at you door step. The people running it were Extremely nice. Cute little gif shop. Very close to All sites of Big Sur, and Carmel and Monterey.

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1Thank adlintahoe
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The perfect campground to stay at while being in the Big Sur. We called from the Netherlands to make a reservation. For the future it would be great to be able to do this online. When we arrived we got a perfect spot. Surrounded by many very big trees with the facilities of a picknicktable and a barbecue. It is...

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1Thank Aniek G
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed in Monterey and drove down the coast. It's a great drive with some stunning views. The Big Sur area is so nice, peaceful with the giant redwoods. There is camping and cabins to stay in and the hiking is fantastic. This is a must see.

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Westford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We booked cabin 102 for 2 nights in late September. What a time to be in Big Sur, the weather could not be more perfect. The cabin was pretty perfect too, nicely furnished, comfy and cute, rustic but no corners of comfort are cut - the beds are great. The cabin overlooks the burbling Big Sur river which was pretty...

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Very basic and small but cute clean, cozy cabin in the woods. Staff friendly and helpful with finding us an iron to iron a shirt for a wedding we were attending. River was too low to swim in which was a shame

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Our trip started in Los Angeles, CA. We partook in a roadtrip alomg the 101N which converted into the 1 highway. Our route was beyong beautiful filled with green lawns and misty hills. We saw elephant seals and even zebras! We camped out in Morro Bay. A beach town. Small but cute and fun for a weekend visit. Our overnight...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We went down in august of 2016 for part of our honeymoon trip. Unfortunately it turned out that the Soberanes Fire was still raging in parts of the area, but luckily for us the park was open and there were still spaces available for when we wanted to go. We really loved this place. The people there were very helpful...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located among majestic Coastal Redwood trees along the pristine Big Sur River, Big Sur Campground and Cabins offers camping and lodging with the emphasis on Family. Enjoy tent and RV camping on the forest floor as you watch the kids inner tube by in the cool water. Or pamper your family in one of several styles of cabins, from rustic tent cabins to fully equipped cabins with kitchens and fireplaces. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Sur Campground & Cabins

Address: Route 1, Big Sur, CA
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: ₹ 6,670 - ₹ 10,890 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 95
Also Known As:
Big Sur Campground & Cabins Hotel Big Sur
Big Sur Campground And Cabins
Cabins Hotel Big Sur
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“site number 39 was pretty great!”
 of 5 bubbles cdsterling510, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay by the stream, couples more than families.”
  • Views for days (Hiking)
 of 5 bubbles kerryb463, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“anything next to the river is good. We liked #105 - #109. You are separated from the rest of the campground and it feels a bit quieter.”
  • River next to campsite #108
 of 5 bubbles wsissel, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Book a river site.”
 of 5 bubbles NascarMom5, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“By the creek is always fun :-)”
 of 5 bubbles HTraveler2014, 1 Oct 2015 | Read review
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