big sur coast lodging
Big Sur Lodging. Stay in the heart of Big Sur in one of our sparkling clean and comfortable guest rooms. Our Riverside Suites overlook the expansive lawn and redwood-lined Big Sur River, and feature private bedrooms with king size beds, televisions, coffee makers and trundle- style beds in the living rooms. Our Motel Style Rooms are located along historic Highway One across from the main lodge. These rooms are furnished with either one or two queen size beds, and each features television and WiFi.

All rooms are non-smoking and we do not allow pets. There is free wireless Internet in common areas. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available at our restaurant seven days a week. Meals not included in room rate. (Please see our policies below.)

big sur hotel lodging

Our Motel Style Rooms are located along historic Highway One across from the main lodge.

big sur hotel lodging

Rooms with one Queen Bed = $150 to $275  
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big sur hotel lodging

Rooms with two Queen Beds = $175 to $325  
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Two Room Riverside Suite with one King Bed and two Single Daybeds = $250 to $415
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big sur river inn policies

  • A deposit of the first night’s stay will be charged to guarantee your reservation. The balance for the remainder of your reservation dates is due upon arrival.
  • The Big Sur River Inn requires three (3) days notice to cancel or change any portion of your reservation. Refunds will be issued if you cancel or change any portion of your reservation more than three (3) days* prior to scheduled arrival, less a $20.00 cancellation fee. Policies Group reservations are subject to a 2-week cancel policy, and a $20.00 per room cancellation fee.
  • A no show will forfeit the reservation deposit. We will cancel any additional nights the following morning.
  • You may check in any time after 4:00pm, checkout is 12:00pm.
  • Our guestrooms are clean, comfortable and smoke-free.
  • There are no telephones in our guestrooms as is customary in the area.
  • There is no smoking, vaping or burning of incense or candles in our guest rooms.
  • Although we enjoy pets as much as anyone, not all of our guests feel the same way so we ask that you comply with our no pets policy and leave them at home.

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Roadside Motel & River View Suites  square-purple  Riverside Dining in our Full-Service Restaurant  square-purple  General Store with Burrito & Pizza Bar
Outdoor Pool  square-purple  On-site Gas Station  square-purple  Big Sur Wedding & Event Services  square-purple  An Expansive Lawn set beside the River
Close Proximity to Big Sur State Parks  square-purple  25 Scenic Miles South of Carmel

Big Sur Vacation Ideas

Point Sur Lighthouse
5 Miles North
A variety of tours are available (including full moon tours!) for the historic Point Sur Lighthouse, the only turn-of-the-century lighthouse open to the public.

Andrew Molera State Park
2.5 Miles North
This park is still relatively undeveloped and offers visitors great hiking, fishing and beachcombing. Miles of trails wind through meadows, beaches and hilltops.

Molera Horseback Tours
2.5 Miles North at Andrew Molera State Park
Scenic coastal horseback tours in historic Andrew Molera State Park…including along the beach.

Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
2 Miles South
Offers swimming in the Big Sur River, camping, numerous self-guided hiking trails, including the Valley View trail with magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean and the Big Sur Valley.

Pfeiffer Beach
3 miles south, 2 miles West
Pfeiffer Beach is undeniably one of the world’s most beautiful beaches, open daily from 9am to sunset.

Henry Miller Memorial Library
5.25 Miles South at Graves Canyon
The Henry Miller Memorial Library was bequeathed to Big Sur by Emil White, longtime secretary of American writer Henry Miller and is a local center of musical and literary events.

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
13 Miles South
This state park is named after Julia Pfeiffer Burns, a well-respected pioneer woman in the Big Sur country. The park stretches from the Big Sur coastline into nearby 3,000-foot ridges. It features an 80-foot waterfall that drops from granite cliffs into the ocean from the Overlook Trail. A panoramic view of the ocean and miles of rugged Big Sur California coastline is available from the higher elevations along the trails east of Highway 1.