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Bison Creek Ranch

6071 CYA Road, Mariposa, CA 95338
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Monte Rio, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bison Creek Ranch is like no other vacation rental I’ve ever experienced. It is not for everyone – not for the elderly or mobility impaired, not for small children or those with allergies, not for those who are fussy or dirt-adverse – but for those people who are up for an adventure, for a visit “back in time” it’s pretty... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The bad first. I expected much more for $300 a night! And if we had been told a few things upfront it would have made this an easy 4 star visit. I don't think 5 stars is possible because for $300 a night you should have way more amenities (like toilet paper, clean sheets and towels...etc). You will need an... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My friends and I needed to get away for the weekend. We wanted to go somewhere we could relax, disconnect and have a little adventure. This place provided exactly that. There were plenty of hiking trails to explore and lots of animals to see. The donkeys liked to visit us in the morning so we would feed them apples while... More 

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Ojai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I have never been so disappointed and insulted by such a scam artist. None of the described amenities were real or were broken. The house did not have a refrigerator, kitchen and water was almost non existent. The skeet launcher was useless, road was almost impassable, jacuzzi was green, even the inter tubes we borrowed were leaking air. What a... More 

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

My Name is Chris M & my friends and I arrived at the ranch and were immediately greeted by the owner Bronz and shown to our cabin. He gave us a quick tour and rundown of the cabin then I hopped in his ATV to head up the hill to grab another ATV for us to use. After an awesome... More 

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Taupo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Memorable stay at the Bison Creek Ranch, it really feels like you have gone back in time. Don't be expecting luxury,, it is a little grubby but it has an authentic ranch feel, strangely has great wi-fi. We made a campfire and enjoyed watching the stars and toasting marshmallows. We came from overseas, owner doesn't take credit cards, so a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I went to the ranch for my birthday this June with some friends, and this place is the greatest. A great escape from the city, totally off the grid, total freedom of exploration on a vast property, and my personal fav, a clear night sky full of stars. If you are looking to get back to nature, escape the everyday... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

The owner Bronnz, allowed 8 guests without raising the price.Forever views and only a handful of guests on miles of property. The ATV usage was generous. I have rented these before and couldn't believe the lack of time restrictions at this place. Unheard of. I drove about 6 hours a day through the best off road trails. It looked like... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The ranch is agri-tourism, not a hotel motel or holiday inn, with the drought there can be some dust. Life is simple people make it complicated. On the ranch the wonders of nature and the beauty in scenery is what some city folks take for granted the most! Being unplugged from the internet and the dirty "ratrace" is why most... More 

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Valencian Country, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

My husband and I booked a 4 bedroom cabin at Bison Creek Ranch. We thought that the property had power, gas & electric; satellite TV and wifi...and 4 bedrooms. We arrived to find what would normally be considered a one bedroom (if the bedroom is required to have a door on it!); another area the owner classed as a bedroom... More 

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