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San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We received a two night free stay at Barona. We hadn't been in a while, so we took them up on it. we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. I don't know what casino everyone is talking about when they mocked the 'loosest slots' slogan. We came home ahead. i personally saw 4 people win anywhere from 1514.00 to 15,000 dollars. we...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Barona has a nice hotel, great restaurants, and a truly awesome golf course. What more can you possibly need? Make sure you get your players' card because Barona has a good rewards program. I recommend the Sage Room for food. It has a nice view of the golf course and the food is good. Barona also has the best buffet...

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Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

By far the tightest casino I have ever visited. And I visited almost all in southern ca every machine is used as a terminal controlled by a program that gives u a little at first and leaves u clean the same machine at other casinos are much much more looser the irony of it all is they claim the are...

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Management response:

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you had anything less than a 5-star visit to Barona. We understand that your luck was not as you had hoped during your visit. Rest assured, our slots have not changed since our expansion started, and our Loose Troop still works to ensure that you are playing only the...

Temecula, California
Reviewed December 30, 2016

This resort is somewhat tucked away. Great place to park your car and everything you'll need is at the resort - no need to drive off the premises. Service is great, the rooms are very nice, good restaurants on site, or you can just do buffet or even fast food. The golf course has a great layout and everyone is...

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Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Hahaha, The look the executive host gave me when I wanted cigarettes was priceless. From the casino host all the way up to Allison and then to her boss looking for a pack of cigarette s. Shame on you Barona. Hitting a jackpot and giving my money back to you is a lesson learned on gambling. Too bad my play...

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Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

used to go here all the time with my family and friends. then, their "loosest slots" suddenly wasn't loose anymore. false advertising to its maximum right there! if you hope to enjoy your money, go to either viejas or pala or harras - the pay outs in those casinos are definitely much better than here

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Thank your for your review and we are sorry to hear about your experience. Our Vice President of Slots, Chuck H, would be happy to discuss your concerns. Please private message us your contact information and he will reach out to you shortly. At Barona we pride ourselves on providing you with the best experience and we want to make...

Reviewed November 27, 2016

Great service! Inside the Resort/Hotel and the Casino! Also outside at the Golf Course & Pro Shop or just by the ponds with waterfalls,ducks and koi, or at the lakes with birds, geese, and ducks near their conference center hall. Valet parking, bus service from San Diego, Orange County, and LA! Plenty of parking garage to keep your vehicle cool,...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed November 25, 2016

I don't know how they can claim they have the "loosest" slots. We have been going there for years. Several years ago, we would see jackpots paid regularly. We could take a few hundred dollars and play all evening. Something changed. They have removed many of the traditional slots and replaced them with video slots that just suck up money....

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Los Angeles
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Without any doubt ~ THE FRIENDLIEST CASINO YOU'LL EVER GO TO!! Terrific staff, always friendly and a CASINO that feels more like 'Vegas than San Diego County .. .. Good Gaming and lots of food options .. .. BUFFET is great as well .. .. Want CREPES, done .. .. Want DIM SUM, done .. .. Want CRAB LEGS or...

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Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

It's a little bit of a drive to get there but well worth the trip. Huge casino for slots, most if the latest games, some what tight but aren't they all. The food select is vast and everything I have tried is delicious, if you are there for breakfast try Sage and the special french toast. The rooms in the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Golf course
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
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Additional Information about Barona Resort & Casino

Address: 1932 Wildcat Canyon Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040-1553 (Formerly Barona Valley Ranch Resort & Casino)
Location: United States > California > Lakeside
Price Range: $79 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Barona Resort & Casino 3*
Number of rooms: 397
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Also Known As:
Barona Valley Ranch Resort And Casino
Barona Valley Ranch Hotel Lakeside
Barona Valley Hotel
Barona Valley Resort
Barona Hotel And Casino
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“Pick a room looking out back to see the lakes, golf course, have the option of the patio/grassy area if on first floor,”
  • And Golden Eagle flight.
 of 5 bubbles freed0mplease0rgd, Nov 27, 2016 | Read review
“ask for room close to casino floor”
 of 5 bubbles 697jennifer, Sep 18, 2016 | Read review
“They are all great!”
 of 5 bubbles PatriciaS557, Aug 12, 2016 | Read review
“Request Golf Course View, several second floor rooms on the hall to casino”
 of 5 bubbles SJR55, Jul 7, 2016 | Read review
“Eat early and beat the lines.. The Buffet is wonderful!”
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