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Flip Flop Ranch

9522 Donaldson Road, Lucerne Valley, CA 92356
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I spent my birthday weekend here in May 2014. It sounds a bit odd that we went as four adult women without any kids, but we are all huge animal-lovers and it was a terrific experience that I would recommend other adults try once in their lifetimes. (And if my husband and I have kids in the future, I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The experience we gained as a family at Flip Flop Ranch was amazing. The children enjoyed being able to interact one on one with the animals. The ranch is not infested with flies like so many ranches out there this was really nice because you aren't constantly worried about swatting things off and around you. The farm is clean and... More 

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Alhambra, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

I've been there twice now and would still recommend it. It's a great place for retreats and getting away from the noise and busyness of life. It's quiet and chill. The family that runs it are real people and inspiring w/what they are trying to accomplish in the community.

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FlipFlopRanch, Owner at Flip Flop Ranch, responded to this review

And we loved having you guys visit! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Our family had a fabulous time at Flip Flop Ranch in Lucerne Valley, California. My grandchildren, ages 2, 5, and 8, were able to feed the farm animals, hold a one-day-old chick, milk goats, pet the horses and collect eggs to eat for breakfast. We had campfires with s’mores, and made goat cheese and ice cream. There were spectacular sunsets... More 

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FlipFlopRanch, Owner at Flip Flop Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review! We loved having your family here and hope you'll be back in 2013 for another reunion! More 

Riverside, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Trip was Aug. 10-12 2012. We had a fabulous time! I do not know what other people expected, but I can READ... Flip Flop Ranch.... Working FARM! Not a Hollywood, Santa Monica, or NYC "meet my every need" resort! This place is superbly and invitingly simple. America needs to reconnect with all aspects of their country and varied environments. My... More 

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Alhambra, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

We went on the Living Social deal and weren't totally sure what to expect. It turned out to be sooo relaxing and just what we needed! The family and staff that run the place are so warm and hospitable! Thank you, Sirena, Tashelle and Thomas! Don't expect a hotel. It's a farm and smells and feels like a farm, so... More 

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los angeles
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

The website looks so much better than the reality. Yes it is a working farm, and my kids had fun being close to farm animals. But omg, the room and the bathroom. I wish they would have a picture of that in their website. The place is very very simple and definitely insanitary. Ok if you wash your dogs, with... More 

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FlipFlopRanch, Owner at Flip Flop Ranch, responded to this review

I'm sorry you didn't have a good time. A farm vacation isn't for everyone and we try very hard on our website to explain what to expect. Unfortunately, you guys didn't want to take advantage of feeding the animals, our game room, our swimming pool, working with the farmers, taking a hike, looking at wildflowers, scratching the horses, visiting the... More 

Gardena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

We arrived at Flip Flop Farm on a Friday afternoon. We were greeted by Sirena, Tashelle, and Thomas who all own the farm and work on it every day. They work very hard! They gave us time to drop off our bags and then gave a great tour of the property. We fell in love with all the animals and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We were there at think at the same time as the other person. Yes the meat that was served at dinner had indeed been left on the counter overnight. Sorry but just because it is a farm doesn't mean it should be dirty. Our boys had a good time too but would never take them back. An experience yes but... More 

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FlipFlopRanch, Owner at Flip Flop Ranch, responded to this review

Sorry about your disappointment. I'm glad your children had a great time as we try very hard to make kids happy. Any meat that was left on the counter would have probably been for the animals. If it was served back when we were offering cooked meals then it shouldn't have been and was probably a rookie mistake when we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

This is listed also as a Bed and Breakfast. It is NOT. You sleep in the home that does not resemble the pics. You will definitely share a bathroom with towels that are used over and over by everyone. I never saw a clean one.. Kitchen conditions are very unsanitary. Meat is left out due , to lack of refrigerator... More 

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FlipFlopRanch, Owner at Flip Flop Ranch, responded to this review

I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your stay here. I wish you had of said something and we could have tried to make things better or given you your money back!! Of course you are right that things are dirty and dusty here. That's life on a farm, which is sometimes good and sometimes bad. I don't remember the table for... More 

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