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23500 Walkers Basin Road, Caliente, CA 93518
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas
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69 reviews 69 reviews
19 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 5 days and 4 nights, riding twice a day. My husband had been coming here for 22 years and we went as a second honeymoon. The staff- Sarah and Amanda were wonderful, they took care of us and went out if their way tho make us feel welcome. We went out and ride and Fernando and Kelli were... More

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RankinRanch, Owner at Rankin Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words Michelle. After knowing Lars and his parents all these years it was such a pleasure to meet you. We will look forward to your return. Best wishes for a great first year in Texas! More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic family run ranch - great kids activities, riding for all levels and a relaxing place at the end of our trip. Food excellent and atmosphere incredibly welcoming. Evening activities great fun for all my family.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We, 6 "boys(2x50years, 3x19, 1x16)", from Norway had a great stay at Rankin Ranch. Great location, great People, great Food, great horses and we loved beeing cowboys for a couple of days on Our roadtrip in California and Nevada. In the evening it was different games and football. Thx. Louis :) Runar Gunnar Snorre Erlend Jonatan Hans-Fredrik

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RankinRanch, Owner at Rankin Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for including us in your trip to the American West. It was so great to have your group of guys stay with us and be cowboys for a few days. We will hope to see you again someday! More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I've been bringing my 5 grandsons here for 10 years now. It's the highlight of the summer. Kids get to be kids and grown ups get to relax. There's a wonderful kids program and family activities at night.

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Bakersfield, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Kent and Cathie Jones, Bakersfield CA Our stay was excellent...Oh my gosh! We bought some ribeye steaks and they were divine. Do not leave without picking up some of that great beef. We purchased the ribeye and I smoked them on the grill. It was fresh, good marble, tender and very tasty.

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RankinRanch, Owner at Rankin Ranch, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your ribeyes! It has been an exciting new venture for us to sell our own beef. Just let us know if you need some more beef before your next visit and we could bring some down to Bakersfield for you. Have a wonderful summer! More

Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Never stayed on a ranch before and it had been my dream to do so. Came with my family who don't (or should i say 'didn't') ride so a little dubious about whether they would enjoy it. I needn't have ever worried. From the minute we arrived, we were made to feel so very welcome by the Rankin family -... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

It was our first trip to Rankin Ranch and on a farm. From the moment we arrived , we felt welcome and everybody knew our names. We come from Belgium but we were easily introduced and by the evening well acquainted with the Rankin family and other guests. We liked the internet and IPhone detox and never missed any. The... More

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Calabasas, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

As we pull up the drive way to Rankin Ranch, I can see the Welcome sign on the office door and that is exactly how I feel. The tension in my shoulders just eases up and I listen to the excited chatter of my two kids in the back seat. We have been coming up to the ranch for 7... More

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San Jose, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Let me first start this off by saying that I LOVE Rankin Ranch and the Rankin family themselves!! I have been coming to this ranch going on 10 years now with my dad and my brother to meet up with family friends every year (we all met here!!). I'm 23 and my brother is 20, so I guess you could... More

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Bodfish, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We took our Granddaughters aged 10 and 12 with the expectation that they would get immersed in Ranch life. It was SO much more. The rode horses, swam, played shuffleboard, ladder ball, foosball, games in the rec room, fed baby animals, square dancing! Bunko!, and all under the watchful eye of the counselors. What I didn't expect was the camraderie,... More

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Address: 23500 Walkers Basin Road, Caliente, CA 93518
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Location: United States > California > Caliente
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Also Known As:
Rankin Ranch Hotel Caliente

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