The Post Ranch Inn: A Rustic, Eco Luxury Hotel Overlooks the Pacific

The Post Ranch Inn is situated in Big Sur, California, and designed by local architect Mickey Muennig. What makes this rustic, eco-luxury hotel interesting is the fact that it overlooks the view of Pacific as well as how nature cocoons the property. The hotel offers 960-square-foot of glass and wood surroundings that every visitor will fall in love with.

The Post Ranch Inn

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The Post Ranch Inn has been around since 1992 and consists of 30 rooms.

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This can be considered as Muennig’s largest project in which he designed a series of freestanding units reflecting his organic vernacular with a modern sensibility.

A Few Defining Structures

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Muennig surveyed the property for several weeks and climbed the trees to nail the best views. Such observation brought him to design a few defining structures, such as tree houses, hobbitlike rooms, and cylindrical cabins. The tree houses built on slender stilts standing ten feet above the ground.

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The hobbitlike rooms are covered in grass, wildflowers, and sod.

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When you stay at the hotel’s cylindrical cabins, you can see how the Muennig was able to capture the breathtaking views outside.

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He also used the majestic redwoods to emphasize the beauty of the property.

Curvaceous Structures

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He displayed curvaceous structures that nearly has no right angles. However, it looks perfect for the property and is congruent with nature.

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Instead of competing with the surrounding nature, the property blends well with it to create a powerful combination and present the best retreat in the area.

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The dining room is neatly arranged and overlooking the ocean view. It is really a sight to behold for the guests while enjoying their meals.

Photographer: Post Ranch Inn

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