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Circle Bar B Guest Ranch

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1800 Refugio Canyon Road, Goleta, CA 93117
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time at Circle Bar B! Great service, excellent food and wonderful horse riding experience. Love, love the horses! This place is a great weekend getaway. Very relaxing and definitely will consider coming back.

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Calabasas, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just spent a few days at Circle B with our seven year old daughter and we're already making plans to return. She's the reason we chose the ranch, as she's taking riding lessons and cannot get enough of horses. I knew it would be a great time for her but didn't realize how much fun we'd have, too! The... More 

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Kungsbacka, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights here and had a great time! Very friendly and helpful staff. The place was genuine and confortable and the kids loved it. The room was clean and nice and it was fun and different to eat all guests together. There were only Wifi in the bar-area and we enjoyed that.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended a family wedding at Circle Bar B and our entire family was together, unplugged for 3 days. It was awesome in every way. The owners were attentive and treated each of us like we were family. There were many available things to do, such as horseback riding, hiking, pool, and a nice game room. There were wireless connections... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

If I am honest I was a tad skeptical about going to a ranch. My daughter is the only horse rider in the family and I thought the rest of us may not get too much out of the trip. How wrong was I. This experience, whether you are an expert or complete novice, really is worth every penny. The... More 

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Oceanside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

When we first looked into the Circle Bar B Ranch (O--B) and they said that there was NO internet or T.V, it was looking like the wife and I were going to be doing a lot of talking together. The ranch is about 8 miles up a small road and a little hard to find, you turn into the ranch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We spent three nights here during a slow trip down PCH from San Francisco to Irvine, LA. If you love horse riding this is the place for you. Plenty of trails to follow, either on horseback or on foot, up into the hills behind the ranch. We did neither but spoke to lots of people who had and they were... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great location service was great rooms could be kept up better. For the most it was good. Very nice horses and good sleep qualities. You should probably go on the horses if you have kids I prefer the 1 1/2 hour ride.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This ranch is a great place to stay and ride horses or swim in the pool or simply enjoy the lovely surroundings. The family owners and staff are so friendly and welcoming. The food was delicious home-style cooking. This was my first experience of staying at a ranch and I loved it!

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Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This place was amazing. Friendly staff and well kept facility. Stayed in the private cabin and loved it! The wood burning fire was perfect. Their horses are so well kept and healthy! They really have a great place!!! They should be very proud.

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