Deetjen's Big Sur Inn

Address: 48865 Highway 1, Big Sur, California, 93920-9512, United States | Resort
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This resort, located on 48865 Highway 1, Big Sur, is near Big Sur Station and Molera Horseback Tours.
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        TravelPod Member ReviewsDeetjen's Big Sur Inn

        Reviewed by andreas.bohman

        Best place to stay in Big Sur

        Reviewed May 6, 2014
        by (11 reviews) Sollentuna , Sweden Flag of Sweden

        If you plan to spend a night in Big Sur (you should, and if you haven't planned for it - change your plans!) this is a gem of a place. Forget about your Hiltons, Marriotts etc - this place is an oasis for the soul. When you arrive you're greeted by a warm, friendly and relaxed staff that sets the scene perfectly. We stayed in the Top Antique room close to the road, but that was not a problem - we woke up to the sound of birds rather than traffic and the feeling was more like when you stay in a tent. You feel that close to nature. We had dinner and breakfast in the restaurant and both were superb - great food based on local produce served in an extremely relaxing setting. There is beautiful trail up around the hill at the back of the Inn - follow the road and start making your way upwards for a great view of the ocean and hillsides. On the way back down you pass through redwoods - great way to start the day and make you feel like you've earned the awesome breakfast.

        Family dining room
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        One of the cabins
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        The legendary Eggs Benedict
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        Reviewed by travellerbruce

        Unique experience

        Reviewed Dec 21, 2012
        by (11 reviews) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

        We were recommended by friends who'd stayed at Deetjen's and were not disappointed.
        Arrived and departed in heavy rain/overcast so didn't see at it's best but still walked up the trail behind to try to get a glimpse of the view.
        Staff friendly and helpful, food awesome. Atmosphere amazing and although there is electric lighting it all feels like it's candle-lit.
        The bedroom walls are (as it warns) thin. Be entertained!... But I didn't notice as we built up the log-burner fire and slipped off to sleep to the reflected sight of the flames glimmering around the room.

        Enjoying Breakfast at Deetjen's
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        Above Deetjen's in the mist
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        Outside our cabin at Deetjen's
        Deetjen's Big Sur Inn, United States

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        TripAdvisor Reviews Deetjen's Big Sur Inn

        4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

        Travel Blogs from Big Sur


        A travel blog entry by tabl on Jan 24, 2015

        14 photos

        ... return within the hour it was time to head to Monterey Bay Whale Watching to catch the boat. All aboard we set off out to sea.... After just over an hour we had seen a couple of Grey Whales but only really caught a glimpse of them ... A long search for a dolphin pod had been unsuccessful so the crew stuck to Grey Whales... These were huge and impressive but overall the trip wasn't to thrilling... On the plus we got ...

        California cool from Big Sur to Pacifica

        A travel blog entry by wyldhorsez on Aug 06, 2014

        2 comments, 15 photos

        ... part of a moon landing expedition. Having wandered through the aquarium for hours we drove north up the coast sad to leave Hal, Sharon, Danielle and Matt behind. In the fading light we watched the surf beat the sand strewn verge of Highway 1 until in the dark we arrived at our final stop in Pacifica with 1183.9 miles covered in almost 33 hours of driving through this great state. Exhausted from our whistle stop tour we spent our last day with the Harris elders ...

        To the Beach

        A travel blog entry by knightc on Nov 23, 2013

        5 photos

        ... the County Fairgrounds. Our campground hosts are a couple from Georgia and the wife is VERY perky. Sh said that we were lucky to get a spot since they are typically very busy Thanksgiving week. We back onto a golf course which backs onto an aiport sowe get a lt of takeoff and landing noise. The nightly fee here is $50 and we spoke to our neighbour who said that ...

        Redwoods, Wildlife, Waterfalls, and Wows

        A travel blog entry by malonetravels2 on May 30, 2013

        70 photos

        ... She told us to turn right when she really meant left but we managed to get on the trail. It takes off across the street from the Lodge and heads up the hill. It is joined by the Vista Point trail and then they split after you reach the top. Part of the waterfall trail has been moved because of the fire in 2009 (I believe).
        When we got ready to set off the group from across the way had just walked up ...

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        A travel blog entry by yellowbike on Sep 30, 2010

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        ... on how good the fish was (it was pollock by the way).

        He had heard us moaning about the service earlier and gave us one free wine and one free beer. I take it all back.

        No I don’t! We were kept awake all night with the humming generator keeping the whole place ablaze All Bloody Night!!

        It sounded as if it was in the corner of the room. If I’d found the owner, I would cheerfully have strangled him.

        Gorda – don’t go ...

        Traveler Photos Deetjen's Big Sur Inn

        Family dining room
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        One of the cabins
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        The legendary Eggs Benedict
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        Big sur tap house
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        Cuddling up in front of the fire at Deetjen's
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        Complete with fruitbowl
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        Ocean view around the bend
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        Forrest views
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