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Ripplewood Resort

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped to eat in the café and what a find. Family run, great food, clean restaurant and friendly staff. Excellent, really enjoyed it. Beautiful location along the road to the Big Sur (closed at present).

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Carmel Valley, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very quaint and rustic little group of cabins. I stayed in Cabin 2 which was right on the river. The weather was chilly so I couldn't have a meal on the deck over looking the river but I can imagine how nice it would be in the summer. There is also a little fire pit in front...

2Thank Brandon W
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 March 2017

the cabins at Ripplewood give you a peaceful, convenient place to stay at Big Sur. The wood burner was lovely though the heater kept the cabin warm enough without it. Despite it looking like no really money has been spent on the cabin for some time it was comfortable and in a great location right by the river

1Thank Auswild
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Will not offer full refunds despite have no road to South until at least September 2017. Was told to take the 3 hour 101 bypass. With only a road from the north limited dining options exist. One and a half hours return from Monterrey seems a bit extreme travel time for a nice dinner or supplies.

Thank Ryan B
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I go to Big Sur a lot because I live nearby and most times I'll do some camping, but after last summer's fire and this winters storms most of the campsites are closed. On the weekend I decided to go camping highway #1 was also closed just south of Ripplewood. So I frantically drove into town to Big Sur to...

Thank Chillman70
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This resort is located in a good spot in Big Sur, its easy to get to and to get around to all the sights in the area. You are in the woods surrounded by redwoods which is very pretty but cabins are too close the the road so you hear highway noise. We stayed in cabin 16, there are other...

1Thank NickTessa
Seal Beach, California, United States
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed in Cabin 1 right down by the river. Our cabin looked right over the river. It rained the whole time we were there, so we couldn't use it, but there was a nice deck and fire pit. We did take advantage of the fireplace. My son is 13 and he was so excited when we told him we...

1Thank Trisha M
Vista, California
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Pro's: You're in Big Sur, surrounded by the redwoods. It doesn't get any better than that. The staff was accomodating, the Ripplewood General store had anything you need in a pinch, the cabin was rustic and cute. I felt cozy at all times. The price is just right for Big Sur, as everything is expensive in Big Sur. Decent sized...

2Thank BridgetP1223
Victoria Point, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for one night stay Jan 4th on our way down highway one. The wood cabins with fire place are quite comfortable , we were in cabin 15, even though a bit expensive @ $278 inclusive . Our cabin had 1 queen, 1 double in lounge area with fire place and a single bed room off fully equipped...

1Thank Salmaher
Bangor, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My husband and I stayed here in Cabin 12B, which shares a wall with Cabin 12A. The other half was unoccupied, so there were no noise issues for us as had been mentioned by other travelers. The room was clean, but had a weird smell. The shower was small, and the bed was not comfortable. It served it's purpose as...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ripplewood Resort features a grocery store, gas station, Cafe open for breakfast and lunch, and 17 Cabins. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ripplewood Resort

Address: 47047 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9556
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: ₹ 6,103 - ₹ 16,062 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Ripplewood Hotel Big Sur
Ripplewood Big Sur
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Big Sur
#6 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
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“selcet between river or wood settings”
Auswild, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Might be best to choose a cabin on the river so there is less traffic noise.”
NickTessa, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I would opt for something close to the river as opposed to up by the freeway.”
TrishaM870, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Cabin 9 is secluded and quiet”
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moonfilm, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“get a cabin by the river”
DaveManhattanBeach, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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