Post Ranch is fully accessible by car from both the north and the south. From the north (Monterey/Carmel area), Post Ranch is completely accessible via Highway 1. For guests traveling from Southern California, an alternate route is necessary. Please click here for the most up-to-date route information.

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Awards & Press

Don’t Take Our Word For It

We’re humbled to have received so much love from guests and the media. Here are a few of the most recent awards we’ve earned for our guest experience, on-site restaurant, spa services, green initiatives, and more.

FEATURED AWARD

#1 Top Hotel in the World

(Under 50 Rooms)

Andrew Harper Members’ Choice Awards 2024

“The ‘tranquil and inspiring’ location draws particular praise from members, and the word ‘perfect’ came up more than once.”

Latest Awards

#1 Top Hotel in the World (Under 50 Rooms)

Top 10 Wellness Resorts

Top 10 Hotel Pools

Andrew Harper Members’ Choice Awards 2024

#3 Top Hotel in Northern California

Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2023

Wine Spectator’s Grand Award

2012 – 2023

#7 Favorite Resort in California

Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2023

Gold List

Condé Nast Gold List 2022

Forbes Travel Guide 4-Star Award

2014 – 2023

#3 Top Resort in California

Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards

#4 Top Resort in California
#9 Top Resort in the Continental U.S.

Travel + Leisure Readers’ Choice Awards

#1 Top Hideaway in the World
#1 Hotel with the Best View
#1 Most Romantic Hotel
#3 Most Unplugged from the World
#3 Most Memorable Restaurant

Andrew Harper Members’ Choice Awards

#1 The Best Hotel in the World for Design
#2 Favorite Overseas Holidays Hotel, The Americas & Caribbean
#3 The Best of the Best Worldwide

Condé Nast Traveler (U.K.) Readers’ Travel Awards

#1 in California
#5 in the U.S.
#13 Worldwide

Travel + Leisure, The World’s Best Hotels, T+L 500

In The News

JULY 2023

Los Gatos Magazine

Coastal Escapes

MAY 2023

Haute Living

The Space Between

WINTER 2021

California Home & Design

Breathing New Life

JULY 2021

The Wall Street Journal

The Latest Pandemic Travel Trend: Adults-Only Luxury Resort Vacations

NOVEMBER 2020

U.S. News & World Reports

15 Top Romantic Getaways in California

AUGUST 2020

Ocean Home

California Dreamin’

JULY 2015

Departures

Your Own Private Big Sur

AUGUST 1992

Travel + Leisure

Big News From Big Sur

Wine Tasting at Post Ranch Inn near Carmel, California

Press Room

For all media inquiries, please contact us at pr@postranchinn.com.