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    El Capitan Canyon

    11560 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93117-9789
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    Overview
    • Excellent40%
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    • Average13%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible6%
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    “safari tent” (21 reviews)
    “fire pit” (36 reviews)
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    Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
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    1,067 reviews
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    Reviewed March 6, 2012

    This is our fifth or sixth year at ECC for our youth group winter retreat. We love the staff, we love the facilities, and it just gets better and better each year. The catering is great for our teens, the bunk cabins work well for...More

    1  Thank Patti P
    Reviewed January 24, 2012

    I have to start off by saying I love nature, I love camping in a tent and I love this place! Some call it "Glamping" because it's so nice. These cabins are beautiful. The surroundings are full of hills, trees, a creek, the ocean nearby...More

    5  Thank Andrea S
    Reviewed December 12, 2011

    My wife and I are true city slickers, having been born and raised in Philly and Brooklyn, respectively. We have lived in California for over 10 years and have never once camped in our entire life. "Roughing it" is not something I believe we would...More

    9  Thank Frank S
    Reviewed November 22, 2011

    I have twice had the pleasure of staying in one of the cabins at El Capitan Canyon. My days of "roughing it" are over but I still enjoy the beauty and serenity of the outdoors. Each cabin is well-equipped with modern amenities and yet feels...More

    1  Thank NANCY Y
    Reviewed November 19, 2011

    El Capitan is in one of the most beautiful spots in California. We would highly recommend it. We went with our family and there was so much to do and see. The kids had a wonderful time, and we did too. You can rough it...More

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    • $60 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 126
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    Isunwin
    July 8, 2016|
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    Response from realocmom | Reviewed this property |
    Bring EVERYTHING you will need to stock a kitchen!!! Also bring: •coffee mugs cuz they only provide paper cups •can opener and wine corkscrew •extra rolls paper towels •bbq tools to clean grate if grilling food on fire... More
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    "We always choose a cabin because we like the private bathroom"
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    "BE sure to bring snacks for your cabin"
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    "Call to get a sense of which rooms were most recently updated as it's hard to tell on the website"
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    "Canyon Queen was perfect for myself and two kids - and we had no problems with noise."
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