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Superior Room, Fireplace

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Luxury adults-only oceanfront resort on the cliffs of Big Sur

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Overlooking the Pacific

Ventana Inn And Spa, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, enjoys a dramatic and romantic Big Sur setting in the hills along State Highway 1, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Guests can hike from the resort along the North Coast Ridge Road, and drive to the white sands of nearby Carmel River State Beach.

Superior spa treatments

After a long drive up or down the coast, guests can book a reviving seaweed body wrap or hot stone massage in The Spa at Ventana. The earthy, healthy atmosphere extends to The Restaurant at Ventana, where friendly staff serve seasonal American cuisine and local wines in a cozy lodge-style setting.

Free WiFi and a terrace

Designed like a luxury cabin, each room opens onto a private terrace with a view of the ocean or the surrounding woods. Guests can stay in touch with the world via free WiFi, or forget about it completely while immersing themselves in a soaking tub, or getting snug between Egyptian cotton sheets.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Ventana Inn And Spa, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel is an adults-only resort that features 2 outdoor swimming pools, a spa tub, and a fitness center. The resort offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A complimentary breakfast is offered. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 4.5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measure 8,403 square feet (756 square meters). This luxury resort also offers a library, gift shops/newsstands, and a garden. A complimentary area shuttle within 10 miles (16 kilometers) is available for guests. Complimentary self-parking. A total renovation of this property was completed in October 2010.

Ventana Inn And Spa, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Luggage storage
  • Conference space size (meters) - 756
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6
  • Smoke-free property
  • Free area shuttle
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8403
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Number of buildings/towers - 8
  • Poolside bar
  • Free breakfast
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Garden
  • Bar/lounge
  • Total number of rooms - 60
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Shopping on site
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Concierge services
  • Fitness facilities
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Library
  • Meeting rooms
  • Free self parking
  • Spa tub
  • Wedding services
  • Free WiFi
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Room service
  • DVD player
  • Premium bedding
  • Patio
  • Free newspaper
  • Phone
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Turndown service
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
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Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast.

The Restaurant at Ventana - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service is available.

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Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Parasailing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Aerobics on site
  • Ecotours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
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Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 1 PM

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Minimum guest age is 18

Caters to adults only

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

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Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Children 17 years old and younger are not permitted at this adults-only property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Ventana Inn and Spa, a JdV Hotel – Adults Only is listed in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2012 Travel + Leisure 500.
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