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Seal Beach, California, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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...

Thank Trisha M
Vista, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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...

Thank BridgetP1223
Victoria Point, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago 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...

Thank Salmaher
Bangor, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

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...

Thank Jsgirl44
New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These cabins are quite conveniently located right when you enter Big Sur, and there is a delicious breakfast restaurant adjacent. The cabins right on the river are amazing, but the others are somewhat close to the road and can be noisy from traffic (though not much traffic goes by in the middle of the night). The cabins have a lot...

Thank emarienyc
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a cabin that had a queen bed and 2 twins in a curtain partitioned room. The bedroom had a fireplace. They supply wood. I think it was cabin #10. The cabin was just off the road but quiet. A short walk down to the creek. Has a nice little seating area, breakfast nook and kitchen. Only complaint is...

Thank ElHaKa
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really wanted to love this place. My husband and I stayed here for two nights while road tripping up the coast. After a lot of research, we settled on this place because of the low cost and good reviews. We stayed in one of the smaller cabins that shares a wall (12B). That part was totally fine. There were...

1Thank shaunissima
South Hamilton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Basic but charming cottages on the main road. Breakfast in the diner was good. We loved our setup, with a full kitchen, big fireplace, quiet and privacy, in #15. Plenty of space for at least 2 more people. The only downside is the lighting is poorly thought out in the cabins.

Thank Sportsgirl59
New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I wanted to stay at Deetjans but they were booked, Deetjens suggested Ripplewood. I called and booked cabin #9 for two nights. We checked in on a Sunday and checked out on a Tuesday. Cabin #9 is nestled between two cabins and a small river. There's another property's campgrounds across the river behind our cabin. It was nice to see...

Thank moonfilm
Parry Sound, Canada
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Cabins were very clean. I was in Cabin 9 which is right beside the highway but the traffic didn't bother me. There is a store with the basics where you check in or a 5 min drive away is a store with more variety. Everything in the area is very expensive as it all has to be brought in so...

Thank klein3

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: ₹ 6,485 - ₹ 17,066 (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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“I would opt for something close to the river as opposed to up by the freeway.”
 of 5 bubbles TrishaM870, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Cabin 9 is secluded and quiet”
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  • Cabin #9 view out side window (behind bed)
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 of 5 bubbles moonfilm, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“get a cabin by the river”
 of 5 bubbles DaveManhattanBeach, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Cabins 2-9 across road from office/restaurant”
  • Windows overlooking river
  • Deck overlooking river
 of 5 bubbles melissafW6651OI, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“the cabins closer to the river are nice. If they are booked out then ask for cabin 14”
 of 5 bubbles rabbitoh08, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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