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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I just spent a weekend at El Capitan Canyon with my husband and two children (ages 9 and 12). After several days of tent camping in the Sierras we were soooo ready for some amenities (hot water! refrigerator!) but not eager to be confined to a hotel room/suite. El Cap Canyon was the perfect blend for us. The setting is... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are a family of 5 that wanted to take our 3 kids (14, 5 and 3) camping. It was perfect! we are not ready to "tent it" so this place was perfect! They have everything: market, cafe, open fields, family hike to llamas, playground, concert in the park on Saturday night, Plus Wine Tasting on Friday night from a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's difficult for me to write this review without sounding like a premadonna, but I must admit that I was a bit disappointed with the accommodations. When I heard "luxurious" camping, I thought our room would be equipped with air conditioning, and a television, but to no avail. I also thought that because we paid more to have a creek... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quick weekend getaway withe the family. Our first time camping. We stayed in a safari double tent. Nice size tent, picnic table, and fire ring near pool. Bathrooms need to be cleaned more often. Even the campground had trash around. Campground needs better maintenance. Front area is well maintained but camping area needs work. We had a good time and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just got back from 3 nights at El Capitan Canyon and stayed in a safari tent with two double beds. It was our first time glamping with the kids (9 & 11). I can safely say that we all had a GREAT time. We were there with two other families and it was wonderful to be outside, relaxing without... More 

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Del Mar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

My husband and I were celebrating our 25th Wedding Anniversary. I wanted to do something different. We stayed in a cabin and found it to be comfortable and romantic. The next morning we walked to have coffee at the Camp Shop. Coffee delicious and fun to watch all the young families enjoying their Glamping Experience!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This was a last minute getaway for my family of 4. The only cabin left was a Corral Loft Cabin situated near the top of the campground. It was pricey--$465/night! However it was a newer cabin and quite large compared to the other cabins. My kids loved the spacious loft, but be careful using the loft stairwell. It is steep... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Such a treasure since I was expecting dusty surroundings and crummy beds! Wait and daily maid service? Well all hail to glamour camping! Even the public bathrooms were excellent. To top it off. ..wait for it..room service. Fabulous restaurant on site with every gadget your local coffee/tea shop could offer. Too bad their app wouldn't accept my phone pic because... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We had a wonderful experience and plan on going back. We stayed in a YURT, it was located next to the playground, and the pool. The kids had a great time, we cooked over the fire, hiked, and enjoyed family time. The YURT was comfortable, with beds, and electricity.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a cabin which was nice- but I feel should have had a toaster oven and tea kettle and some basic cutlery cups plates etc. there was a microwave and nice bathroom and the cabin was a good size with comfortable beds nice gas fire but basic decor etc. there were many more cabins than i expected ,... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Additional Information about El Capitan Canyon

Address: 11560 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93117-9789
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $145 - $323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 126
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