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Lyon, France
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113 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2012

I stopped by Treebones on a roadtrip with my boyfriend from San Francisco to Los Angeles. We had reserved a campsite a few months in advance and though it was expensive for a campsite, waking up to a view of the ocean was pretty amazing. The pool is just the right temperature and the jacuzzi is amazing... the staff are... More 

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6 Thank CaitlinRebecca88
MrsTreebones, Owner at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

I am so glad to see a review of our campsites! When we built Treebones, we were required by the County Planning commission to offer basic campsites, in addition to our 'signature' yurts.......Most visitors know us for the yurts...but the campsites are a great deal...considering you can book them in advance, it includes the use of the pool and hot... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2012

great location on the big sur, fyi dont fllow sat nav, great main lodge and great tents and all really clean with nice pool. but breckfast is shocking, toast , waffles and musli. thats it. fine no fry up but no fruit . and cold coffee. and the main resturant at night is expensive. $100 for two starters and two... More 

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19 Thank mjr1966
MrsTreebones, Owner at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a good try. To be accurate, we offer hot scrambled eggs every morning and coffee seldom has a chance to get cold since we brew about 8 pots in fast succession every morning...so it is always hot and fresh! Our prices are in line with every other establishment in Big Sur and accurately reflect what... More 

New York City, New York
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41 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2012

We came across Treebones in Country Living magazine and thought it would be a fun change of pace during our vacation driving from SF to LA. The rest of the time we were staying in top hotels and the occasional B&B, and I was a little concerned that showing up to a yurt with five bags of luggage for five... More 

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15 Thank megapax
MrsTreebones, Owner at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a try on your recent family vacation and for spending the time to give such a detailed and lengthy review. Your observations are accurately aligned with so many guest comments and praises that are left in our comment box on the check-out table. I am glad you mentioned that our 'ambiance' could be ruined by... More 

Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2012

Treebones is stunning. The location and views are amazing, the grounds are picturesque and well-kept, it is relatively eco-friendly and even has an on-site organic garden. Daily breakfasts (included) were plentiful and hearty hiking fare. Lunch at the patio 'bar' with freshly picked veggies overlooking the Pacific was delightful and delicious. An evening spent eating and drinking at the sushi... More 

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19 Thank MontyKTown
MrsTreebones, Owner at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

Dear MontyKTown, It was a pleasure to meet you! I recall our conversation the day you were departing. .. and I appreciate your constructive feedback. It has been a very busy summer here, and we are grateful for all the guests who have visited.. Our staff will be dismayed to read they were considered aloof ! Everyone living and working... More 

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Loved the concept, layout, yurt and furnishings, dining room and fireplace, outdoor bar, hot tub and pool, grounds. Dining room is very good, especially given the remote location. The only complaint is a feeling of impersonal (aloof a better word?) service and some nickel and diming, which left just a touch of a bad taste. Ice: $3.73/bag; draft beer $8,... More 

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12 Thank Paul N
MrsTreebones, Owner at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a try and for your sincere observations and comments. We do wish we could hand out coffee, beer and bags of ice for free all day long too! but...given that many travelers (not staying here) also stop in for coffee, beer , ice and re-supplies...we are forced to put a monetary charge on things through... More 

Sacramento, California
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15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2012

My husband and I decided to try the more economical option of tent camping rather than renting a yurt at Treebones Resort. We hate pitching tents though, so we rented the Sibley tent. The round, high tent is perched on a wooden platform, so it was more comfortabe than an ordinary tent where the ground is lumpy and you can't... More 

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Los Osos, California
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2012

You won't find another place like this - perched on the cliffs at the southern end of Big Sur on Highway 1. There are 16 yurts and several camp sites for tent camping. The yerts are very comfortable - large round rooms with a wooden floor, a sink, a large bed with end tables, a futon couch and a table... More 

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16 Thank Stacey H
MrsTreebones, Owner at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. While Julie Pfeiffer is a great area to explore, I would highly recommend that Treebones Guests focus their time on the hikes and beach areas that are here in southern Big Sur...alot less driving, less crowds...more pristine! More 

Dallas
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47 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2012

My wife and I took our two boys (10 and 8) to Treebones. The resort is well-managed, particularly given its remote location. The yurts are a good way to get the feel of camping without the hassle. We stayed in Yurt 1. It's good because it is big and close to the bathrooms. However, I imagine that it is nosier... More 

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25 Thank TraveltogetherDallas
MrsTreebones, Owner at Treebones Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review. Based on your observations of our restrooms, we will review the number of times we clean them daily...which is currently 6 times a day. The beds are on a rotational upgrade program as recommended by the manufacturer but we will definitely review the condition of those in Yurt #1. Our staff are welcome to... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2012

Treebones Resort is a perfect combination of nature and comfort. The view is absolutely stunning, and stood out even in Big Sur, which is comprised solely of stunning views. The site itself is wonderfully peaceful-- quiet hours are enforced and respected, making for a very relaxing stay. There are bbqs to grill outside, and a delicious restaurant on-site, which has... More 

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Southern Cal
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2012

The drive/scenery is spectacular in Big Sur; anyone who loves to camp but likes a little luxury while doing so should stay at Treebones. Very comfortable; relaxing; the garden is a must see. Sneak up to the human "nest" (which rents for $100 a night and is truly a nest-type structure over looking the ocean!) Sit in one of the... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Treebones Resort Wild Coast Restaurant and Sushi Bar
Treebones Resort Wild Coast Restaurant and Sushi Bar
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Seafood, Contemporary
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unusual and unique eco-lodge experience with immense expansive ocean views on Big Sur's remote and rugged South Coast. Guests enjoy cozy comforts in fully furnished tent-like yurts or choose a campsite and bring all their own tents/gear to camp. Resort 'feel' in rustic setting. Two popular restaurant venues with cozy, communal atmosphere boast great service, organic, locally sustained cuisine with same great views. Massage services, hiking information, and modern book & sundries store on premises. Sustainability statement: We are dedicated to providing an honest eco-experience. We are off grid and over 50% sustained by solar power. We recycle and utilize our onsite garden and chickens to complete a composting cycle. We are also human-sustained: Meaning..we serve tourists with our hearts and our hands and there are humans behind the service here..not robots! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Treebones Resort

Address: 71895 Highway #1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Price Range: ₹ 10,899 - ₹ 22,551 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Treebones Resort Big Sur
Treebones Hotel Big Sur
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Big Sur
#2 Family Hotel in Big Sur
#2 Green Hotel in Big Sur
#5 Romantic Hotel in Big Sur
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“Yurt with a view. May want to be close to the bathroom!”
 of 5 bubbles Cobo418, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get an ocean view yurt.The autonmist tent is the ultimate. Yurt 9 was great!”
 of 5 bubbles kendrardh, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Yurt 8 has a lovely ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles WyldAngell, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would next pick a yurt that faces the ocean and has a nice deck. Chose a room away from the Sushi Bar, its noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles pedro011, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from the main building and the pool area as it gets loud”
 of 5 bubbles SwedishVagabond, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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