HOTEL OVERVIEWNestled 366m (1200ft) above the Pacific Ocean, Post Ranch Inn Big Sur is the perfect haven to relax, rejuvenate and appreciate the splendour of the Pacific Coastline in the most luxurious manner imaginable. Embrace the panoramic ocean or mountain views from the privacy of your elegant room. Ideal for romance, relaxation or rejuvenation, this Big Sur resort is the ultimate destination for a luxurious escape. With natural architecture embracing the coast’s dramatic beauty, the 39 rooms blend rustic elegance, comfort and privacy with panoramic ocean or mountain views. Here, romance and connection seem to thrive.
The Wine Spectator Grand-Award winning Sierra Mar restaurant offers exquisite dining with a menu that changes daily, complimentary gourmet breakfast buffet and a spectacular setting with endless ocean views. Guests can relax by the pools and take in the splendid views; rejuvenate with an in-room massage, spa treatment or yoga class; or explore all that nature has to offer. Picturesque Monterey and Carmel are a short drive away.ROOMS & SUITES
Embracing the dramatic beauty of the California coastline, Post Ranch Inn is a serene retreat where romance and connection thrive. The 39 guestrooms and two private homes blend rustic elegance with luxury and comfort, offering stunning ocean or mountain views. Post Ranch is a destination in which to relax and reconnect with yourself, your partner and the environment. With this in mind, our guestrooms do not include televisions or alarm clocks. The minimum age for guests is 18 years old and pets are not allowed. Post Ranch Inn does not charge a resort fee. All reservations include a daily gourmet buffet breakfast, a mini-bar offering snacks and non-alcoholic beverages, wireless Internet access, valet parking, complimentary activities (including daily yoga, guided nature hikes, stargazing, garden tours), access to the infinity and swimming pools and more.Mountain View Rooms
The extraordinary building is architecturally unique, shaped like a butterfly with outstretched wings. Under each wing are three floors, each with a private guestroom and separate entrance. All Butterfly Rooms feature a King bed, wood-burning fireplace, window seat and views of the forest and Santa Lucia mountains from the comfort of a private deck. Please note the minimum age for guests is 18 years old and pets are not allowed. Butterfly Rooms feature a King bed with organic mattress and linens, wood-burning fireplace and a private deck with tree and mountain views.
The circular design of the Mountain Houses (exactly like the Coast Houses) was inspired by nearby redwood trees. Each guestroom in the two-story duplexes has a separate entrance, leather couch and coffee table in front of a cozy fireplace. The Mountain House offers views of the Santa Lucia Peaks and Ventana Wilderness from the bed, couch, indoor soaking tub and terrace. Features include a King bed with organic mattress and linens, wood-burning fireplace, indoor spa tub, private deck with mountain views and heated floors
Tree Houses are free-standing structures built on stilts nine feet off the forest floor with a stairway to each entrance. Triangular in shape, each room features a King bed, window seat, desk, fireplace, and skylight to watch the stars from bed each evening. These rooms offer a luxurious opportunity for anyone who has ever dreamed of sleeping amongst the trees. Room features include a king bed with organic mattress and linens, a wood-burning fireplace, indoor spa tub and private deck with views of the mountains.
With a deck suspended over the top of the ridge, this 960-square-foot room showcases an unsurpassed, private mountain view. Enter through an enclosed garden courtyard into the secluded, glass-walled bedroom, featuring custom-built furniture, wood-burning fireplace and radiant-heated floors. Soak in the views – indoors from the large bathtub and shower, outdoors in the stainless steel hot tub overlooking the mountains. Please note the minimum age for guests is 18 years old and pets are not allowed. Peak Houses feature a King bed with organic mattress and linens, wood-burning fireplace, indoor spa tub or large walk-in shower, private deck with views of the mountains, outdoor stainless steel hot tub and heated floors.Ocean View
The circular design of the Coast House is inspired by the nearby surrounding redwood trees. Each guestroom in these two-story structures has a private entrance, soft leather couch and coffee table in front of a cozy fireplace. Savor stunning views of the Big Sur coastline from the bed, couch and tub. The adjacent terrace offers the chance to sit back and relax outdoors, free to take in the beautiful scenery. Please note the minimum age for guests is 18 years old and pets are not allowed. Coast Houses feature a king bed with organic mattress and linens, wood-burning fireplace, indoor spa tub and a private deck with views of the Pacific Ocean.
Become one with nature with these free-standing structures, offering curved, beamed roofs covered with a soft carpet of grass and wildflowers. There are panoramic ocean views from the bed, bath, window seat and terrace. The glow from the double-sided fireplace can be enjoyed from both the bedroom and the shower and large soaking tub. A private deck overlooks the majestic Pacific Ocean. Ocean Houses feature a king bed with organic mattress and linens, wood-burning fireplace, indoor spa tub and a private deck with views of the Pacific Ocean.
The circular two-story building features two suites. Each offers 960 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, with private entrance, custom-built furniture, wood-burning fireplace and radiant-heated floors. The curved interior opens up to glorious ocean views all enjoyed from the living room, the bedroom, the shower and large soaking tub. Each suite has a stainless steel outdoor hot tub on a private deck. Pacific Suites feature a king bed with organic mattress and linens, wood-burning fireplace, indoor spa tub, private deck with views of the Pacific Ocean, outdoor stainless steel hot tub and heated floors.
With a deck suspended over the cliffs, this extraordinary free-standing structure seems to soar. Enter through an enclosed garden courtyard into 960 square feet of luxurious indoor and outdoor space. The secluded, glass-walled bedroom features custom-built furniture, a wood-burning fireplace and radiant-heated floors. Take in the magnificent ocean views – indoors from the shower and large soaking tub, outdoors in the generous stainless steel hot tub.Private Houses
Offering the utmost in privacy, the one and two bedroom houses at Post Ranch provide spacious accommodations with ample room for relaxing or entertaining. Both houses are designed to take full advantage of the stunning ocean views from both the interior space and outdoor patio areas. Each of the two houses offer access to all of Post Ranch’s services and amenities.
Tucked away on the southern edge of the Post Ranch property sits the Post House, a haven of privacy and luxury. The newly redesigned one bedroom Post House offers a wealth of space and stunning panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, up and down the Big Sur coastline. The living area, made up of a fully equipped kitchen with designer appliances, an intimate dining area and a spacious, wide open living room complete with the Post family’s original mantle and fireplace, blend seamlessly to form one large great room. Natural light abounds, offering spectacular ocean views, visible from anywhere in the room. Just off the living room is a media room with a 55” flat screen TV.
The master bedroom offers a King bed, seating area and a desk, all with breathtaking ocean views. The extra large master bathroom offers radiant-heated floors, dual vanities and a standalone oversized soaking tub. The beautifully landscaped private backyard offers lounge chairs and a hot tub from which to take in the endless ocean views to the west and striking mountain views to the east.
South Coast House
Offering privacy and exclusivity, the beautifully redesigned two bedroom South Coast House provides spacious accommodations for two couples and ample space for entertaining. The private terrace and floor-to-ceiling windows overlook vast mountains that plunge into the Pacific. Complete with a fully equipped kitchen with designer appliances, an eating area and large living room, the house offers two master bedrooms, each with a king-size bed, expansive ocean views and private bathroom. The upstairs master bedroom features its own private deck and lounge chairs. Off the main floor is a generous outdoor patio with lounge chairs, gas BBQ and a hot tub from which to enjoy the spectacular ocean views. All guest amenities and the use of inn facilities are included.DINING
High atop the cliffs, offering breathtaking views is Sierra Mar, winner of Wine Spectator’s prestigious Grand Award. Offering an unconventional fine dining experience, Executive Chef John Cox presents inquisitive food creations featuring ingredients highlighted by a sense of place and culture. Selections from the award-winning wine cellar enhance the innovative, inspired cuisine.
Wine enthusiasts can spend hours reading the acclaimed wine list from our vast Grand Award-winning wine cellar, with over 14,000 bottles and 2,600 selections, selected personally by Wine Director Dominique DaCruz.Go To TopSERVICESMAP