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Chumash Casino Resort Hotel

3400 East Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
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Chumash Casino Resort Hotel
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Santa Ynez
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Carpinteria, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My sister and I stayed here the night before a half marathon race in May. The Positives: The room and bathroom were nice, clean, very comfortable size-wise. Went for a dip in the hot tub before bed which was relaxing. Got a good night sleep. The Negatives: Had to walk through the casino (gross! smoky!) to get to cafe restaurant.... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Very Average. I was really expecting something big and fabulous and only found a very average casino with the non smoking section in banquet rooms. I didn't stay at the hotel so I can not say what the rooms are like. I also did not see any restaurants except a little sandwich shop in one of the banquet rooms.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I wish I could rate this place higher. I strongly suggest anyone who plans on staying here to stay at the sister property about 10 minutes away in Solvang. There is a free shuttle running at all hours that will take you to and from the casino. The chumash resort is very isolated and doesn't offer much of anything other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We enjoyed our stay Friday Feb 13th and Saturday Feb14th at the Chumash Resort located 35 miles above Santa Barbara in the beautifull Santa Inez mountain, take the Chumash highway 154 from the 101, the rooms are large with balcony, the hotel is next door to the casino, the beds very comfortable and in excellent shape all clean, the staff... More 

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Ventura, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Wed. Feb. 11, 2015 Had the worst experience at Chumash Casino in Santa z, CA. My son and I traveled from Ventura to Buelton, CA to take my aging mom who has COPD to my sisters house. We planed on playing the 10:15 am morning Texas holdem tournament. After being knocked out of the tournament I sat down outside in... More 

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Valencia, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I have stayed at this hotel at least a dozen times over the past 7 years, and I continue to be impressed by the elegance of the rooms and the overall hotel in general. Whomever decorated this hotel did an outstanding job. I feel as though I am surrounded by luxury. The beds and pillows are perfect, very comfortable. The... More 

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Ventura, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Been gaming here for years, rooms great, seems clean. only complaint is there building Fund$ program has caused them to tighten down the machines , now extremely to tight, very tight, it would be normal to see 12 to 15 jackpots a 6 hour night , great right!! Now 2 to 3 . If lucky, so be ware slot players.... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My husband and I are frequnt guests at the Chumash hotel. We alway look forward to being greeted and served by Hope, the evening supervisor. She is delightful and always gracious. She makes us feel be genuinely welcome. She and the rest of the hotel staff work hard to meet our needs. We have always found our room to be... More 

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Santa Ynez, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Not hip on the smoke filled casino but the spa is really nice. Very quaint and quiet. The staff is ultra friendly. I had a 1 hr massage with reflexology and was highly pleased with my service. My technician was friendly, not too chatty. The locker room/showers are clean but lack that "spa feeling", I'm not really hip on florescent... More 

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Ridgecrest, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stayed 2 nights the middle of August and the 'resort' rooms were not bad!! Both my wife and I would definitely prefer a bed that didn't feel like you were sleeping on bricks (seriously hard bed). We were tucked away in the furthest which wouldn't have been bad, but that is where the entrance to where cars are brought up... More 

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