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Circle Bar B Guest Ranch

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

10 friends 8 reviews 5.0 star rating 4/28/2017 Circle Bar B Guest Ranch offered us the perfect location to celebrate my husband's 70th birthday with our family of ten, ages 2 to 70. The Ranch is in a beautiful setting, with lots of space for everyone to enjoy themselves. Meals were relaxed and served by members of staff, all of...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled on the Circle Bar B almost by chance from a brochure for horse riding my wife found in a gas station on Route 395. We'd intended to go for a ride only but on learning they had accommodation we decided to stay the night. The highlights were spending time talking to old Jim Brown over dinner and a...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing time. My husband and I wanted a getaway somewhere quiet and relaxing. Circle Bar B perfectly fit our needs. First and foremost, the staff is EXCELLENT. Honestly, by far the most genuine people who go out of their way for you. From the bar to the stables to the serving staff, you will be treated like family. In fact,...

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Secret Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We loved this place. Authentic American getaway. Perfect for any family. Horse riding with Cowboy Butch is our recommendation, he was patient (and extremely funny) with us 1st time horse riders. We will be back. Amazing family memories were made here. ❤️

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Carpinteria, California
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A great place to go horseback riding! Beautiful views, great horses and an awesome staff! After the recent rains, Mother Earth is turning green again. A stark contrast to the fire ravaged hills! A perfect day!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 10 January 2017

So glad I took my granddaughter here. She loved it. Remarkable, considering no wifi! This was one more reason I loved it also. Instead, we rode horses, ate great food, enjoyed extraordinary hospitality, reveled in the scenery, played pool, ping pong and foosball. And talked. And bonded. What a gift! Thank you so much: Kathy, Ashley, Cowboys, Cooks. It was...

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Lake Forest, CA
Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is a wonderful place to "unplug". The Brown family and their staff overflow with hospitality. The cowboys are entertaining as well as skilled wranglers. We enjoyed it as a couple's getaway, but this would be great for family reunions or special event.

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Attended a wedding at this guest ranch, it was wonderful. We were there from Thursday to Sunday. The breakfasts were great and food was plentiful with lots of choices. Lots of fruit and fresh California orange juice. Lunches were sandwiches that were stuffed full of cheese and meat with chips fruit and water. Tea, coffee all day long. Our dinners...

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lovely venue for my daughter's wedding! Our family arrived 3 days before the wedding and stayed in the cabins on the property. Beautiful surroundings, hiking, horseback riding, swimming and plenty of seating areas inside and out for visiting with friends and family. Beautiful lodge with lots of history. The staff at Circle Bar B was top notch and were able...

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Fair Oaks, California
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Our son and his wife selected Circle Bar B for their wedding. It couldn't have been better. It's an awesome setting - very secluded with tons of character. The food was great and everyone on their staff was incredible. I don't usually gush like this but we had a really great time. We would happily return for a future visit.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
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
Region: United States > California > Goleta
Price Range: $329 - $1,009 (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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