Established in the 1930s as a stopover for travelers along the coastal wagon road, Deetjens Big Sur Inn is a comfortable, relaxing inn that still offers the traveler a welcoming retreat. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the rustic Big Sur Inn features inviting accommodations with modern amenities, award-winning cuisine, and gracious, personalized service. The Inn's well-tended gardens and the nearby Castro Canyon waterfall offers beautiful surroundings in which to relax, and there are an array of activities to enjoy such as hiking and mountain biking.

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Guest Accommodations

Deetjens Inn Big Sur Inn features delightful accommodations in the form of original guest rooms built in the mid-1900s, each with a unique character and charm. Romantic and rustic and decorated with treasures from the past, guest rooms feature high quality single, double, or queen-size beds with 100% linen sheets, private or shared bathrooms with showers, bathtubs, vanities and fresh towels. Five historic rooms are located in the Hayloft Building and share two bathrooms, while all other rooms enjoy private bathrooms, and some rooms have wood-burning stoves, private decks, beautifully landscaped gardens or views over the gardens.


The restaurant at Deetjens features traditional English d├ęcor, including the beautiful old redwood bar, which was salvaged from a nearby ranch and is open for breakfast and dinner every day. Guests can enjoy a delicious home cooked breakfast each morning of homemade granola and yogurt, eggs Benedict, huevos rancheros, and smoked salmon bagels, along with fresh fruit juices and freshly brewed coffee and tea. Dinner is served in one of four romantic candlelit rooms each evening and menus include organic dishes prepared from locally sourced ingredients and produce from regional farms, accompanied by offers carefully selected wines from the wine cellar.

Amenities & Recreation

Deetjens Big Sur Inn features premium amenities and an array of recreational activities to enhance every stay. Amenities include an on-site restaurant which serves breakfast and dinner on a daily basis, comfortable accommodations with private decks and lovely garden views, and well-tended gardens in which guests can relax and unwind.

Sometimes known as the American Riviera, the Big Sur is one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world with rugged cliffs, dense forests, white sandy beaches and crashing waves. The region is packed with things to see and do from hiking and mountain biking to birding, visiting state and national parks, exploring the coastal towns and wine tasting at one of the many wineries along the route. Famous attractions within close proximity to Deetjens Big Sur Inn include Partington Cove, the Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, the Esalen Institute, the Henry Miller Library, the New Camaldolese Hermitage, the Phoenix Shop, the Local Color Art Gallery, the Coast Ridge Road, the Andrew Molera State Park, and the Point Sur Lighthouse.

48865 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920, Phone: 831-667-2378

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