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Circle Bar B Guest Ranch

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1800 Refugio Canyon Road, Goleta, CA 93117
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We found the Circle Bar B ranch on the Internet. We were spending a week in southern CA before going to Baja. We are from the Boston area and got out just before the first major snow storm of 2016. We were upgraded to a great cottage with an extra bedroom, kitchenette ( unnecessary, but for the coffee maker), living... More 

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Crozet, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent the weekend at a wedding. Everything happened there from rehearsal to several meals, dancing, overnight accommodations and a beautiful wedding venue. The staff was great and learned names of overnight guests quickly. We had a Mexican buffet the first night and a classic Santa Maria style ti it BBQ for the wedding reception. All of the food was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent staff, atmosphere and food. We rented the place for 2 nights and all the guests commented on how much they loved the venue, rooms, and food. Includes buffet breakfast. Great location - under 10 minute drive to ocean, 30 minutes to Santa Barbara but set in rural canyon where you feel like you've gotten away. Great hiking and views.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We had the perfect afternoon at Circle Bar B Ranch on horseback. The horses are calm and trustworthy, Joe, our guide was superb, chatting about the history, scenery and local area, we really appreciated his enjoyment at our enjoyment. The scenery is out of this world, people with horses enjoying nature, prefect. Thanks Joe, high five to you!! Ps...hips were... More 

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Monrovia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Loved every minute of my stay. The staff is awesome! They treated us like family. The horseback ride was great and our guide Jimmy made it really fun. Our room was nice and clean and the bed was so comfortable. Can't wait to stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We arrived at Circle Bar after 20 hours of travelling to the warmest welcome and food. Our three nights were a delight (oh gosh those beds, I was tempted not to get up), all the staff were friendly and nothing was too much trouble, even when I locked my car keys in the boot! It was great to talk to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Circle Bar B is a great venue to hold a retreat or reunion. We celebrated our high school reunion there this past weekend and it was a blast. Many things to do like horseback riding. Food is good and plentiful. Really nice people there too. Thanks to Henry and Kathy for being such good hosts. We had a live band... More 

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Huntington Beach, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

I went up on a Tuesday right before Labor Day weekend... Took my 11 year old son. I wanted the two of us to get away and enjoy the woods, horses and really unplug from the hustle and bustle of the city life. To be honest, when we first got there, it was empty... A couple of people hanging out,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The regular cabins need upgdating, larger cabins on the side are nice. Food is yummy. Place is very secluded, quiet and piecefull-it makes up for the lack of upgrade in regular cabins. Stayed here 3 times in the last year in a half.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Friendly staff, great riding and good food. Rooms were comfortable and clean. We look forward to returning.

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