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Rankin Ranch

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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
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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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14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
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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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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
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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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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Our family of six spent 4 nights here in May. We had a wonderful week and our kids are angling to return. The Rankins go out of their way to make every guest feel special and welcome. Of course the highlight is the horseback riding, but there was plenty else to do for our non-rider. In addition to riding twice... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Last week, on a whim, I decided to drive up to Rankin Ranch and spend a weekend on a real working ranch. I love to ride and I had heard about horseback vacations before, but had never partaken in one. The experience was amazing, the ranch and landscape was beautiful, the horses were friendly and affectionate, and the staff was... More

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

I have been coming to Rankin Ranch since I was very young with my family. My parents continued the tradition by bringing all of their grandchildren every summer. This summer, most of the grandchildren will be coming and taking time off work to be there. The oldest ones are 30. I think that is a testament to what a wonderful,... More

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Address: 23500 Walkers Basin Road, Caliente, CA 93518
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Location: United States > California > Caliente
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Rankin Ranch Hotel Caliente

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