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23500 Walkers Basin Road, Caliente, CA 93518
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We organized our college reunion here just last weekend. Without doubt, everyone in our team would describe it as a memorable experience. The setting is great. Rooms are rustic as you would expect. Great pool area, nice rec room. More importantly, awesome customer service. We have left with memories to last a long long time. Thank you Rankins.

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our third summer trip to the ranch, and it was a wonderful experience for our family. Our 11 year old and 8 year old look forward to this every year literally cried the night we got home because they love their time there. Riding horses, playing in the creek, arts & crafts, square dancing, bingo, it is all... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights on the ranch during our three week trip on the west coast, I only wish we could've stayed longer. All the family and workers are very welcoming, very friendly and helpful. From listening to the stories from Bill or the 4 crazy ladies that were there at the same time, the great facilities, the well organised... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the experience. You guys took very good care of us and surprised Audrey with a birthday cake. Your family, the Rankin family, was so personable. I really enjoyed having lunch with Mr. & Mrs. Rankin and how they joined all of their guest at meal time. To know everyone on a first name basis made it that much... More

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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 weeks ago

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 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel 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
1 review
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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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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