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Rooms and Suites at Post Ranch Inn

From 2,027 USD
Butterfly Room

Butterfly Room

Standing as a work of architectural wonder, the Butterfly Room takes the form of a butterfly with its wings elegantly outstretched. Beneath each wing, a

From 2,636 USD
Tree House

Tree House ( 960ft2 )

Elevated on stilts nine feet above the forest floor, Tree Houses are enchanting retreats. Accessible via their own staircases, each triangular abode boasts a King

From 2,746 USD
Coast Ocean View House

Coast Ocean View House

The Coast Ocean View House is designed in a circular shape reminiscent of the surrounding redwood trees, beckons with its tranquil charm. Within each two-story

From 2,968 USD
Peak House

Peak House ( 960ft2 )

Welcome to Peak House, where a world of wonders unfolds before your eyes. Imagine stepping onto a deck that stretches out over the ridge, granting

From 3,593 USD
Ocean House

Ocean House ( 960ft2 )

Discover harmony with nature in these standalone Ocean House, where curved, beamed roofs embrace a carpet of gentle grass and vibrant wildflowers. The allure lies

From 3,632 USD
Pacific Suite

Pacific Suite ( 960ft2 )

Nestled within a circular two-story structure, the Pacific Suite embodies elegance. The dual suites boast individual private entrances, as well as bespoke, handcrafted furnishings.

Post Ranch Inn

Settled high on Big Sur, United States cliffs, Post Ranch Inn boasts sweeping vistas over the Pacific Ocean. It is a romantic destination in a mesmerizing natural setting.


Post Ranch Inn is a place to embrace nature. The surrounding landscape of lofty redwoods and rugged mountains overlooking the pristine Big Sur's coastline will take your breath away. The resort is famous for its unique architecture, award-winning cooking, and customized spa treatments. Guests will spend great moments of their lives in harmony with nature.

Style and Design

Post Ranch Inn is famous for its organic architecture. Its meticulous design blends in with its natural surroundings. That is why the building is made with tons of stone, upcycled wood, glass, and steel. Some rooms are on raised wooden platforms among redwood trees to give an illusion of a treehouse. Others are carved out of the hill and suspended over the ridge. Either way, the architecture is marvelous with spectacular views.


Post Ranch Inn is 1200 feet above sea level on the cliffs of Big Sur. The area is famous for its captivating landscapes and pristine coastline. Hence, the charming property is encompassed by soaring redwood trees and the magnificent Santa Lucia Mountains. Also, it faces one of the most beautiful shorelines in the world. Guests will also find themselves amid hiking trails, parks, and unspoiled beaches. Moreover, you can use the nearest Highway1, which runs along the coastline, to get around.

Several shops, restaurants, galleries, and recreational areas are close to Post Ranch Inn. Big Sur Village and Pfeiffer Beach are also a 10-minute drive, while Bixby Bridge is almost half an hour's drive. Moreover, other towns like Monterey and Carmel are within an hour's drive. Finally, the property is 150 miles south of San Francisco. Therefore, reaching San Francisco International Airport will take two and a half hours.

Rooms and Suites

Post Ranch Inn is an architectural wonder. It stands amid an enchanting natural landscape. All 40 rooms and suites have different designs, retaining rustic appeal and modern luxuries. The rooms made out of reclaimed wood blend well with their surroundings and offer either ocean or mountain views.

Moreover, the guest rooms feature wood-burning fireplaces, indoor and outdoor spa tubs, private decks, and heated floors. Besides, rooms have king-sized beds and leather sofas. Beds have organic linens and mattresses. A digital music system is also available with 45 channels. However, the hotel does not provide alarm clocks or TVs, focusing on a serene environment.

All guest rooms have tea and coffee-making equipment. Guests can also savor free delights from mini-bars and wet bars. In addition, bathrooms offer luxurious soaking tubs with organic bath accessories.

Restaurants and Bars

The hotel restaurant "Sierra Mar" offers award-winning food with a view. It serves Californian cuisine using locally produced fresh ingredients. The restaurant offers a complimentary buffet breakfast. This includes dishes like pancakes, eggs, pastries, and fresh fruit. Moreover, refreshments and snacks are available all day. Chef Craig von Foerster uncovers his cooking finesse at dinnertime with a four-course, prix fixe menu, which changes daily. It features dishes like Monterey abalone with shiitake, Lone Mountain Ranch Wagyu beef, and Harissa grilled octopus.

The restaurant Sierra Mar features floor-to-ceiling windows that allow breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. Guests will also enjoy innovative cuisine while taking delight in the majestic beauty of the ocean. Additionally, Sierra Mar restaurant offers a wide array of spirits and wines. Its wine cellar has more than 15000 bottles. The wine list is thought to be one of the biggest in California.

Spa and Fitness

The Spa at Post Ranch Inn offers many treatments to refresh and revitalize the mind and body. The products used for treatments are made from local ingredients such as wildflowers. The spa features two couple suites, having a fireplace and a walk-in shower. Moreover, these treatment rooms have large windows overlooking the surrounding redwoods. Guests can also get treated in their rooms or in the spa.

The spa offers many treatments like relaxing massages and beauty treatments. The treatments employ nature's healing powers to energize and revitalize the body and soul. In addition to these treatments, shamanic sessions are also provided for guests' emotional and spiritual healing. Furthermore, a small gym with aerobic gear and free weights is available on-site.


Post Ranch Inn provides three heated infinity pools; two are basking pools for therapeutic purposes, and the third is a lap pool. Guests can relax by the poolside and enjoy the stunning seascape. These pools offer an eye-catching panorama of the Pacific Ocean. Also a hot tub is available to just enjoy the scenary.

Activities and Facilities

Although a secluded location, the Post Ranch Inn provides many activities to keep guests entertained. It offers complimentary meditation and yoga classes in the morning. Moreover, several endangered species like Smith Blue Butterflies, Red-Legged Frogs, and Western Pond Turtles dwell in the surrounding gardens. The hotel also provides free guided tours of the park. Moreover, it also offers a massive telescope for stargazing. A gallery on-site displays sculptures, photography, jewelry, etc.

Additionally, picturesque scenery provides you with an opportunity to reconnect with nature. Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park is only 2 miles away. It is home to redwoods, oaks, willows, and meadows. Guests can also enjoy hiking trails and sightseeing. Additionally, Pfeiffer beach is also close to the property. Guests can revel in a relaxing walk on the beach. Furthermore, there are many Lexus cars available at the property. Post Ranch Inn also offers free rides for guests to get around the area and discover its beauty.


Post Ranch Inn is a luxury hotel sitting amid nature. It is a place to admire spectacular scenery while luxuriating in modern-day comforts. The tranquil setting encourages guests to reconnect with themselves and their loved ones. Additionally, world-famous food at Sierra Mar restaurant and award-winning treatments at the spa further increase its appeal.

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Why we love this hotel

  • A secluded hideaway on the cliffs with breathtaking ocean views.
  • Enjoy the sunset at Sierra Mar Restaurant with fresh local cuisine.
  • You can choose 15.000 wines - the wine cellar is just impressive.
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