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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 25 April 2015

My husband and I spent a weekend at this guest ranch and truly enjoyed our stay. Our little bungalow was quaint and had a nice little deck where we just relaxed and enjoyed the quiet rustic scenery. The meals were good and we saw a play that was very funny though I believe the theatre is now closed. The horseback...

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UK
Reviewed 8 April 2015

We stayed for 4 days recently and really enjoyed it. My husband thought the rides were excellent with good natured horses and very nice wranglers. The area is very attractive and quiet, the accommodation comfortable and very clean and the food is excellent. Staff are fiendly and helpful and all we could think of was when could we come back....

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Orcas, Washington
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Stayed for four nights with our kids, age 15 and 10, and their hip Granny. Great food--really, pretty pool, hot tub, great stables, welcoming managers and hosts, nice wranglers, good trustworthy horses. Plan to return:)

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1Thank SandiaDurazno
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Being on our honeymoon and visiting from England, what better way to surprise my horse loving wife than to stay on a ranch! Being on a 3 week road trip, we where in desperate need for a few chill out days. And this was just the breath of fresh air we needed. There's so much history to the place, and...

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
Reviewed 24 February 2015

I went with my eight year old daughter-- the staff made us feel welcome and at home. Stunning setting, great meals. We did the 4 hour train ride - the guide was patient and encouraging. The landscape breathtaking - highly recommend it if you like to ride-- if not, the 2 hour ride may do it-

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1Thank Katrina B
Pasadena, California
Reviewed 24 January 2015

A last minute get away. Rooms cozy, no TV or phone, no cell service....yay! Lodge wonderful decorations. Food fantastic yummy! Horse back riding fun, guide very knowledgeable and loves his horses. Wine tour in jeep, over the mountain a must do again fun time. Dinner theater, seating process weird but really a fun experience! I will return.

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Westlake Village, California
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Circle Bar B is staffed with some of the nicest people you will ever meet. They work hard from morning to night and never doing anything but smile. The location is fantastic. It's quiet, rustic and even though it's close to Santa Barbara you'll feel like you're hundreds of miles away. For the kids, there's a pool, a hot tub,...

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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Ok we did visit at the end of the season and it was the first week in November and everywhere was quiet but in a way it added to the exclusivity of our visit. From the moment I telephoned to enquire about booking accommodation and a visit to the stable for a 2 hour ride the entire experience could not...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 22 November 2014

My husband & I stayed the weekend on the Horse Lovers package. Can't say enough good things about this guest ranch. We booked ranch room #6 and found it clean, comfortable and the decor was super cute. The ranch is secluded so it makes for a very relaxing stay. The stars at night were incredible. I forgot a swim suit...

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Huntington Beach
Reviewed 9 October 2014

My sisters and I stayed here again last weekend for the second time in a few years. Again, we had a great time, and were treated with the utmost in hospitality. They upgraded our cabin (again) since there were three of us and it was very warm, so they wanted to ensure we had A/C. Everyone associated with Circle Bar...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Breakfast
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: $330 - $1,012 (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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“Each different, impossible to say what suits other people.”
 of 5 bubbles Peripatetic2, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No bad room on the entire property.”
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“Corner rooms in the main building have more light and ventilation.”
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“All rooms seem to be in an excellent location.”
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“Back to nature is the service, all rooms have nature at the front door.”
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