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Vision Quest Safari Bed & Breakfast

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400 River Road, Salinas, CA 93908
Vision Quest Safari Bed & Breakfast
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The quality of service, the love, respect and care they have for the animals gets a high 10 score. My husband and I loved the experience. It's hands on and every bit as educational as they advertise. To be open to the extraordinary touched and warmed my Heart in so many ways. And feeling the depth of our animal/humanity as... More 

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Kihei, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful way to enjoy a "safari" type experience without traveling to Africa. The bungalows are spacious, clean and very comfortable. Listening to Ed the Hyena and Lady the Lioness "talking" while we were in bed was awesome. Butch delivered breakfast. He is the best room service waiter ever! The staff is knowledgeable and take great care of their human and... More 

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California City, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After being so excited for my daughter to meet elephants, all excitement was taken away as soon as we arrived. The receptionist insisted we pay an extra $100 . Even though i specifically booked a room for 4. They said the $100 was for the extra breakfast for my two kids . I said Just give us two breakfasts and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is really fun, especially of you're animal lovers like my wife and I are. The only reason for the 4 stars is there happened to be a wind storm during the night of our stay and the gusts were slamming the tent sides so hard, it kept us up a lot of the night and completely covered up... More 

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Pleasant Hill, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We wanted to get up close with the animals, so instead of going on an African Safari we just drove to Salinas. We loved our bungalow as it gave us the feeling of being in the wild. The highlight was feeding Butch, the elephant, as we received our breakfast. We went on the zoo tour and felt that the cages... More 

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Atascadero, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I wanted to do something different this year. i discovered Vision Quest via Groupon ad. We were absolutely delighted with our stay. The tents were similar to those used in Africa. At night with the wind blowing, the lions roaring and the other animal sounds as well as the moon rising over the trees we felt as... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were celebrating our 30th year anniversary and had a great time. We stayed in bungalow no. 1, closet to the road. We experienced a lot of road noise at night time. On our tour through the zoo, which had many great animals, it rained (of course we didn't have umbrellas and they did not furnish them). Breakfast was great... More 

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San Francisco Bay area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been here on day trips here before but received a gift certificate for Christmas for an overnight stay. Comfortable "tent" with all the amenities including the sounds of animals at night. Close to Monterey for dinner and other attractions. Did the Pachyderm Pkg. which allowed us to wash "Butch" their biggest elephant. Breakfast was a bit slow to arrive... More 

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San Jose, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get there early! We missed the afternoon animal showing where they bring a few to your door. The cabin was fantastic as was the breakfast and tour. Next time we will stay longer! The zoo had too small cages but they are building new habitats for all the animals so next year this should be rectified.

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Auburn, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While staying at Vision Quest was a unique stay for us, it was only draw back by not having my service dog with me. But in saying that I do understand and it was fabulous and the cabin was great. Very warm when we arrived, but opening the windows gave us the most wonderful breeze. All in all it was... More 

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