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Circle Bar B Guest Ranch

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1800 Refugio Canyon Road, Goleta, CA 93117
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our daughter and 2 grandchildren to the ranch for several days. Our granddaughter loves horses, so she was in horse riding heaven from the moment we arrived. Our grandson is NOT a fan, but the well equipped game room and pool were perfect. We took him to see the Mission Santa Ines which was a short drive up... More 

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Glendora, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

My cousin and I stayed a weekend at the Circle Bar B Ranch to attend a lovely outdoor wedding held there in May, 2016. The Ranch is about 3.5 miles from Refugio State Beach and Campground. To get to the Circle Bar B, you drive back a beautiful winding, at times one lane road, through huge old trees that over-arch... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Recently, we stayed at Circle Bar B for a wedding weekend. Everything was fantastic: nice cabin, great food and impeccable service from the friendly staff. The wedding also included beautiful custom redwood tables for the reception outdoors which added to the overall ambiance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Spent 2 nights here for a wedding, the staff were wonderful, very attentive to make sure our stay was memorable. The meals were DELICIOUS! the place reminded us the lodge scenes in Dirty Dancing. If you want a real getaway from the "City" then this place will not disappoint you. We will be back, soon.

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Clifton Park, New York, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

My husband will never forget his 70th birthday celebration at the Circle Bar B Guest Ranch. We flew to Santa Barbara from New York so we could meet up with our California sons and spend two too short days at the woodsy, secluded ranch. The hospitality, scenery, food and horseback riding made turning 70 worth it! The hot tub, beds,... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Spacious and peaceful cabins, pool and hot tub, game rooms...this place has it all. You won't need your car for anything unless you must run into town. It's misleading to call itself a bed and breakfast, instead, it is a "bed and breakfast, lunch, and dinner!" We brought our own groceries for three days of meals, wondering how we were... More 

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Warren, Ohio
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

I brought my daughter here for the 90 min horseback tour and it was amazing! Our guide was wonderful, the trails breathtaking. A must do if you are in the area. It was $130 for the both of us and so worth it!

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Orinda, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

If you are looking for a place to unplug and reconnect with nature and your family this is the place to go. The staff was exceptional and even in the rain we had a great time. The food was great and we had fun meeting new friends. The staff was helpful and friendly. It felt like we went to a... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

We're a couple from Europe. We have a preference for places close to nature and this certainly ticked that box. Overall, this is a very peaceful and relaxing place to stay. But, it didn't quite match up to my expectations based on other TripAdvisor reviews. So, although there are many good things I could say about this place I'm going... More 

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CircleBarB, Front Office Manager at Circle Bar B Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Hello Ruffin 55, Thank you for your review! We always appreciate feedback so we know where we can improve. We're very sorry you did not enjoy every aspect of our ranch. Our family style dining encourages guests to come together, talk and get to know each other around a home cooked meal. Our guests generally enjoy the friendly atmosphere this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We found the Circle Bar B ranch on the Internet. We were spending a week in southern CA before going to Baja. We are from the Boston area and got out just before the first major snow storm of 2016. We were upgraded to a great cottage with an extra bedroom, kitchenette ( unnecessary, but for the coffee maker), living... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax, recharge, and unwind at the Circle Bar B Guest Ranch! We are an 18 room and cabin guest ranch located on 1100 acres of breathtaking coastal, mountain property just 30 minutes north of Santa Barbara, California. All of your meals are included in your rate, and our chef is fantastic! Circle Bar B Guest Ranch is the perfect location for your dream wedding, a relaxing vacation, or your next special event. Overnight guests have access to our pool/Jacuzzi, game room (ping-pong, Foosball, billiards), TV lounge, horseshoe pits, scenic hiking trails, and main lodge with full bar, free Wi-Fi, and library. Additions to your stay can include horseback riding, weekend seasonal dinner theatre, and mobile in-room spa services. Horseback riding and dinner theatre are open to the public. Mosey on up and we look forward to meeting you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Circle Bar B Guest Ranch

Address: 1800 Refugio Canyon Road, Goleta, CA 93117
Location: United States > California > Goleta
Price Range: $246 - $754 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Circle Bar b Guest Ranch Hotel Goleta
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