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Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort

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SATX, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a very warm welcome with a free local paper every morning. This campground is a ranch with plenty of horses, hiking trails, etc. There is a “no outdoor TVs or radios which we appreciated. The pools and hot tub were well cared for. The management/staff have really kept up the spirit of this old ranch. They’ve cleverly made... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are 11 years Thousand Trails members living less than 2 hrs from Rancho Oso, thus have stayed in each season at RV sites and in Getaway cabins. Can be very hot & dry in summer, but it was beautiful in 80's this early Aug visit (October is great weather month). Pools are well kept and clean. Wifi is spotty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place a few years back on accident. We've been going to this location ever since. I love that fact that it's gated place. Clean restrooms, pools, mini golf, basketball, mini market. Community Camp fire area. Camp ground are great. My only concern was this last weekend. Was that is was not to my expectation. I will continue... More 

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Hanford, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The score/rating would be higher except that there was a large group booking for the same weekend, and they did what they could to secure all the best sites with a few people. It's not exactly "first come, first served". The spot I did take was disputed by the group, but you guys resolved the issue quickly and fairly. It's... More 

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Palmdale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice relaxing weekend. It's July so it's hot, but the two pools were very refreshing. The place is in need of a makeover but this is a rustic themed rv resort. Has rv spaces for rent, tent camping, cabin rentals, or bring your own horses and camp with them in a very nice shaded quiet area

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Minden, Nevada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Was very surprised about how far away from Santa Barbra this site was. The sites were very tight and on the side of a hill. However, the biggest complaint was due to storing a lot of horses near the camp sites there is an extreme amount of flies. So many you can spend no time outside the RV.

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EncoreThousandTrails, Guest Relations Manager at Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort, responded to this review

Dear langj56, Thank you for your review of Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort. We regret you did not enjoy your stay with us. We always strive to provide a great customer experience for our guests, so feedback like yours is appreciated. We apologize for any inconveniences during your stay. You can always address any concerns with our onsite team... More 

Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. All staff were very friendly and helpful. The camp was quiet and well-run with many activities planned and many amenities offered. Although we didn't get to join in on the activities, they certainly looked like a lot of fun. We really appreciated the meals that were offered and the convenience of the "country store." Kudos... More 

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Bray, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We arrived here on Friday 2nd of July, no reservation so a little unprepared for the long weekend. Nick at the front gate was particularly helpful, found us a cabin at a reasonable price. The cabin was very clean and comfortable, also had a gas bbq outside. Camp facilities included pool, hot tub and pickle ball courts. Would definitely return.

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Temecula, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Beautiful and peaceful ! The RV sites are ample and easily located. The kids enjoyed the swimming pools and miniature golf. Ranco Oso is ideal for those who want to get away to a relaxing campground with plenty to do.

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

The road in and out of the park can be a little hairy if there is something coming the other direction. It has many turns and is very narrow. Once in the park, though it is a beautiful place. There is public horseback riding available and too pools. It can get very hot back in the canyon if they are... More 

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The spirit of the Old West abounds in this family-oriented rustic ranch setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort

Address: 3750 Paradise Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-9777
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $153 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 187
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