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Where to stay in Big Sur

If you're a first time visitor to Big Sur, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the hotels may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about neighborhoods and places to stay in Big Sur.


What's the best area of Big Sur to stay?

The top mentioned neighborhoods and areas that people talk about in and around Big Sur are:

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What are some good hotels in Big Sur?

Depending on the neighborhood you choose, you may want to research hotels in the area. If you'd rather start with the most recommended hotels in Big Sur, here's a list to get you started.

Here's what Trippy members had to say about hotels:

"If you can drive a bit farther north in Big Sur, I also recommend the Fernwood Resort or the Big Sur River Inn."  See More

"Breakfast at Deetjen's Big Sur Inn."  See More

"6726182,13z Crater Lake National Park If you golf, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort California Point Reyes National Seashore Monterey Bay Aquarium 17 Mile Dr Ventana Inn & Spa Piedras Blancas Elephant Seals Hollywood Bowl See a performance at the Hollywood Bowl."  See More

"Deetjen's Big Sur Inn is a hippy style lodge with a reputation for good food."  See More

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What if I want to explore Big Sur further?

If you're open to researching even more areas, some suggestions that might be less common but interesting to explore are:

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What if I plan my trip around food?

If you're a foodie or just love to eat when you travel, you might decide to stay in a hotel close to a restaurant you want to try. Here are some places to eat in Big Sur.

Want to research more popular restaurants in Big Sur? Click the blue button below.

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What if I don't have a car?

Maybe you're looking for a happening area with lots to see and do, or you want to be walking distance from tourist attractions. Check out some of these places and see there's a hotel nearby.

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Where can I find out more about Big Sur?

This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Big Sur locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Big Sur.

If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.

Flying into Big Sur? There is one major airport for commercial flights. Find international, domestic, and local airports in Big Sur.




   
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