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Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort

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2.0 of 5
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3750 Paradise Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Diego
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Because of the location and renting fully stocked cabins with towels and linins - this was the perfect mountain biking sleep over. We rode from Santa Barbara on great little roads and trails - then were able to buy food, have dinner and cool off in the pool. The next days we rode back to Santa Barbara on more great... More 

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Fillmore, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great place to stay! We pulled out 28 foot camper in and set up quick. Great hookup and locations. Beautiful day or night. Extremely relaxing, great people and the greeting at the gate was wonderful! My wife and I both feel this will be our regular place to get away for camping.

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Acton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a fully-equipped cabin that exceeded our expectations. The park was tranquil and well organized. The staff was always visible, attending to guest needs and handling regular maintenance details. We are planning a family gathering in the near future at Rancho Oso. You will want to include this "western" experience on your next vacation or weekend get-a-way.

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly and polite staff. Good breakfasts and excellent Sat. night dinner-reasonably priced. Enjoyed the dog and bucking bronco show on Sat. morning. Easy to get to Santa Barbara or Santa Inez/Solvang from this resort.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I camped by myself in my tent, just looking to get away and read--and I was able to do so. All the people I met were friendly and gracious, and I checked four books off my list--thanks. Next time I might be more sociable and there appeared to be many enjoyable activities.

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 5th camping trip since last year and was 2nd overall (1st was Yosemitte). Overall its a great resort. The only thing I didn't like was that the general store didn't open until 10am while the state campgrounds' stores open at 8am. Other than this inconvenience, everything else was awesome. We stayed at the Safari Tent -- it... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my favorite Thousand Trails resort we have stayed at so far. The views are spectacular from every campsite. The dog & bull show on Saturday morning was so much fun and we always love candy bar bingo. The pool area is very nice and my kids really enjoyed mini golf. Also, the staff is very nice and friendly.... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This was our first time using a Thousand Trails RV Resort. We don't own an RV and so we were so excited that Rancho Oso RV & Campsite Resort offered cottages. All of the staff were friendly and accommodating. The resort was clean and well kept. The resort location is 30 minutes from Santa Ynez/Solvang and Santa Barbara. It's a... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My family of four stayed in one of the rental cabins while my parents stayed in their RV. Our cabin was perfect for a week at the campground. It was clean and fairly well stocked. It had a queen bedroom and our two teenager slept up in the loft on bedding pads that came with the cabin. Not a whole... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My family of five (including 3 kids ages 10-14) just spent 6 days at Rancho Oso in one of their newer cottages. While the cottages are pretty small, they have all of the basics for a great getaway. In addition to a kitchen and full bathroom, the cottages also are air conditioned and have satellite TV. We spent a lot... More 

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