Hotels in Big Sur

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Top Hotels in Big Sur

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Things to do in Big Sur

Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Point Sur Lighthouse

What is the average price of a hotel near Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park?

Below are the 4 user recommended hotels in the area of Big Sur that is closest to Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. The average price near Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park is $1,005/night, with prices varying based on several factors including time of year. Hotels near Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park are typically 67% more expensive than the average hotel in Big Sur, which is $331.

Hotels near Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park

What is the average price of a hotel near Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park?

If you’re looking for a hotel in Big Sur near Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park then you are in luck. momondo recommends 2 hotels near Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and on average, area hotels cost $1,786/night. This price may vary based on season. Hotels near Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park are typically 81% more expensive than the average hotel in Big Sur, which is $331.

Hotels near Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

What is the average price of a hotel near Point Sur Lighthouse?

Below are the 2 user recommended hotels in the area of Big Sur that is closest to Point Sur Lighthouse. The average price near Point Sur Lighthouse is $1,786/night, with prices varying based on several factors including time of year. Hotels near Point Sur Lighthouse are typically 81% more expensive than the average hotel in Big Sur, which is $331.

Hotels near Point Sur Lighthouse

When to book a hotel in Big Sur

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Cheapest time to book
The cheapest time to book hotels in Big Sur is: 1-2 star, on the same day that your stay begins. 3 star, 33 days before.
1-2 star
$204 - $360
3 star
$286 - $323
4-5 star
$868 - $1,208

Big Sur travel tips

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Which neighborhoods in Big Sur should I stay in if I want access to public transport?

While there are some local buses that visitors can use to travel between Big Sur and nearby cities, such as the Monterey-Salinas Transit, the best way to get around this city is by rental car. Many of the hotels in Big Sur are located on Highway 1, which is one of the main thoroughfares in the city. While you may be within walking distance of some shops and restaurants, the mountainous geography and the size of the city make driving a wise option. If you want a hotel that’s right on Highway 1 and will make it easy for you to drive to anywhere in the city, consider booking a room at the Big Sur River Inn.


How much does a hotel in Big Sur cost per night?

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Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only
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Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only

9.0

$1,971

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Post Ranch Inn
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Post Ranch Inn

10.0

$1,621

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Where to stay in Big Sur

What neighborhood in Big Sur should I stay in based on why I’m traveling?

If you’ll be staying in Big Sur for business, opt for hotels that are conveniently near Highway 1, as this will make it easy for you to travel to the business districts in nearby cities like Monterey. The Ripplewood Resort is a comfortable choice that’s right off Highway 1. Tourists and returning travelers will likely want to spend most of their visit exploring the town’s beautiful beaches and other sights, so a hotel by the coast would be a convenient choice, such as the Big Sur Ecomodern Farmhouse. If you’re going for a romantic getaway with your significant other, consider staying in a scenic and secluded area in the city’s mountains. The Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort, is a charming adults-only option that’s concealed within the forest.


Learn about attractions and sights in Big Sur

What are the most popular attractions in Big Sur?

You will never run out of things to do in Big Sur, particularly if you enjoy being active and exploring nature. If you’re interested in hiking, McWay Falls has a popular trail that features a large waterfall and scenic beach. Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park is another popular destination in Big Sur, and it’s home to redwood trees more than 2,500 years old. You can also enjoy the region’s beautiful rock formations by heading to Pfeiffer Beach. All of these attractions are located right on the coast, so if you’re looking for Big Sur hotels that’ll put you in hailing distance of these sites, consider a stay at the charming Post Ranch Inn.

Which neighborhoods in Big Sur have a large selection of bars and restaurants?

If you’d like to stay in an area of the city known for having a diverse selection of restaurants and bars, book hotels in Big Sur that are inland and near Highway 1. This area is filled with different types of cuisines for you to try, including steak, traditional Californian food, seafood, and barbeque. There are also many bars to choose from, including Big Sur Taphouse and other local taverns, many that serve craft beers. There are a few cheap hotels in Big Sur that’ll put you within walking distance of many of the city’s bars and restaurants, such as the Big Sur Lodge and Fernwood Resort.

What popular events take place in Big Sur?

The months of January, February, and March are known for providing visitors many opportunities to witness some of the region’s impressive wildlife, as this is when California Gray Whales migrate. This is also the time when local elephant seals take up residence on the shores of southern Big Sur. In late January, there’s the annual Big Sur Foragers Festival that lasts three days and spotlights some of the city’s most famous chefs. Those who enjoy running will be eager to join the Big Sur International Marathon that takes place each year in April. The location for each of these events varies, so choosing a hotel that’s conveniently located in the city center is best, like the Riverside Campground and Cabins.


Big Sur travel information

How much does a hotel cost in Big Sur?

Hotels in Big Sur show a range of prices for their rooms. These are determined by factors such as availability, locale and amenities. On average, rooms will be around $1,274 per night.

Based on the weather in Big Sur, what attractions are popular during January?

While temperatures in January are perfect for outdoor activities near Big Sur, there is significantly more rainfall than other months with around 8.5″ expected throughout the month. Considering this, some great places to visit near Big Sur in January are Legoland California, SeaWorld San Diego, and Monterey Bay Aquarium.

How long do people stay in Big Sur?

On average, people stay in Big Sur for a total of 1 night.