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Safari West

Certificate of Excellence
3115 Porter Creek Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Safari West
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience of spending the night at the park was unforgettable. The "tents" -- more like cabins, really-- are well appointed. The meal -- dinner -- was very professional and complete. Wine is available for purchase. The meal is certainly "wine worthy". There is a very complete continental breakfast in the morning. The tour is bumpy. Count on your guides... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my 5 year granddaughter today and what a wonderful experience we had. Ben was our guide and he really knew his animals. I highly recommend it to families. Closer to Calistoga if coming from Sacramento. Petrified Forrest and a geyser on the same road. You can even stay the night in a tent room.

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California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
44 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at Safari West last night and took the tour this morning. I liked how we were taken to our tent cabin by jeep and helped with our luggage up the many stairs. Our tent cabin, number 29, overlooked a small lake, inhabited by various species of ducks and geese. From our deck we were able... More 

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Modesto, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This place is incridible. A must place for the whole Family or wonderful weekend with your Spouse. We stayed in one of the tent cabin #23 in the back with a view of the lake and not so much animal noise. The safari ride was so cool. Try to ride up top for the first part, best view of the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Second time to this place in 6 years, even better this time with many more animals. Glamping at its best although a bit cold given December. Food and service were great. Tour was a lot of fun and good for photos. Tents have heaters as well as heated blankets so you won't get cold.

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Port Costa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Safari west was a great experience. The tent cabins were wonderful and that was in December during a rainfall! The electric blankets were a nice addition. The tour, even on a cloudy overcast day was well worth the experience and a positive experience. The only drawback was the less than eventful BBQ dinner. Pricey for what was presented ( especially... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

This is one of the greatest places I've ever been to. Everyone is very friendly, and they take pride in what they do there. It's wonderful to know that they care so much for their animals, and they make it known. When you first arrive, you get together with your tour group and go on a walking tour where you... More 

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Oakland, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Everything about our recent stay at Safari West was excellent! Due to unforseen issues we arrived late for checkin. Not only did the staff call to check on us, but they also saved us heaping plates of dinner & kept the food warm until we arrived (just as everyone else was finishing desert). Even though the evening temps got down... More 

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San Francisco, California
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The place is called Safari West. It is a one of a kind experience and I think everyone should give it a shot (makes a great romantic getaway or even a birthday present). Spending the night on the property in these luxury tents and waking up to the animals is unlike anything I have ever experienced. Trust me when I... More 

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Dallas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I visited this week and I must admit I was a little skeptical at first. It's a pretty rustic setting, but the staff was very friendly and as soon as the tour started, we were drawn in. It was a great 3 hour tour... The group is small enough that you can easily interact with the guide.... More 

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