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Planning a Trip to Big Sur

Big Sur covers a stunning 90-mile stretch of California coastline. With its numerous state parks, towering cliffs and panoramic ocean views, Big Sur is the ideal spot for outdoor adventure. With Orbitz.com, you can book Big Sur hotels and find special deals on rental cars for your trip.

North Big Sur

The northern end of Big Sur offers a quiet, relaxing retreat. There are no towns here, so you can see the stars after dark and enjoy the feeling of isolation. The area offers easy access to a number of state parks, including the Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park and Andrew Molera State Park. Each park has clearly marked trails and rangers who can provide maps and hiking advice for the local area. One of the most luxurious accommodation options in the northern part of Big Sur is the Ventana Inn Spa Big Sur. This luxury resort is perched in the hills near the Pacific Ocean and offers easy access to the shoreline and the surrounding forests. The hotel’s décor scheme celebrates the natural surroundings, using wood and exposed beams to create the feeling of a remote mountain lodge. Rooms are beautifully appointed with comfortable furniture, and many feature private patios overlooking the forest and hills. With two outdoor pools, a sauna, Japanese hot baths and extensive sun decks, you will find no shortage of space to relax in the sun. The onsite spa offers relaxing treatments, and the onsite restaurant serves meals prepared with local, sustainable ingredients. Rooms start at $565 per night, and you can call the hotel for more details at (800) 628-6500. A few miles away is the unforgettable Post Ranch Inn, which sits on the cliffs overlooking the ocean. With its unique architecture and remarkable views, this hotel provides the ultimate in Big Sur luxury. Each room is designed to blend in with the natural setting and offers a private entrance and a private terrace. You can choose from one of the 39 guest rooms or two private houses. The hotel offers a spa and gourmet restaurant to cater to guests’ every need. Rates average $675 per night. Call the hotel to learn more at (888) 524-4787.

South Big Sur

The southern end of Big Sur is a secluded, beautiful area that offers unparalleled hiking opportunities. Whether you are interested in a casual stroll or a challenging day hike, you’ll find something to suit your needs. Here, towering redwood trees stand next to a tumbling river, and the rugged coastline offers an endless supply of photographic opportunities. One of the most comfortable places to stay is the Big Sur Lodge, which offers rustic-style rooms in a stunning natural environment. The lodge has 61 rooms, each with a private deck. During your stay, you can watch wildlife from your porch, take one of the hiking trails near the hotel or shop for souvenirs in the onsite store. Rates start at $199 per night; call the hotel for more information at (831) 667-2025.

Experience Big Sur

Whether you are visiting Big Sur for an outdoor-oriented vacation or you just want to get away from it all for a weekend, the area is certain to be a delight. The stunning scenery and remote location create a relaxing retreat. When you book with Orbitz.com, you can find deals on the best Big Sur hotels and on tickets to local attractions.

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5.0

Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Perfect location

This hotel was exactly what we needed! It was super convenient and comfortable. We were visiting family for the night in Monterey and stumbled upon the Portola. It was .5 mike from where they wanted to eat dinner and we were able to walk the warf after. I will definitely be staying here again. 25 min walk to the aquarium and cannery row. So convenient!

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2 months ago

5.0

El Castell Motel

Perfect for the Seasoned Traveller

As an avid cross-country road-tripping driver for one month of every year, I’ve stayed in many motels coast to coast. Some are great, many are lackluster. The El Castell was an ideal place in my book. My room was near the check-in (opposite side of where the late-night taqueria is located). Newly-renovated and clean with wood floors, it was great to rest in on a Friday night from a long drive. Parking was easy in a spot a few doors down from my door. The room had Keurig coffee, a microwave, fridge & even offered make-up removing wipes! The continental breakfast had cereal, hot waffles, tea, coffee & pastries. I read some negative reviews of the breakfast and have no clue what a motel guest would be expecting to top this. I got to breakfast at 8:30am, got my sustenance and returned to the room. El Castell had a better breakfast than most places I have stayed at. I have this place bookmarked to stay at again in the Monterey area. I’m not a person who stays at a motel for romantic getaways and I don’t have children. I strive to find motels where I can get a good night’s rest in a bedbug-free room with a microwave for my Starbucks and fridge for my pizza leftovers. If you are a similar sort of traveler, then this place is for you.

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1 week ago

4.0

Hotel Abrego

One Night Stay

The hotel is convenient to downtown. Staff was friendly. Room was clean and it met our expectations.

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4 months ago

4.0

Bay Park Hotel

Great hotel for the money

Nice clean motel. Very convenient location. Close to eating places. Convenient to get on freeways.

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4 months ago