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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a bungalow right on the property it was cool listen to the animals growl and wine and for all night long but it didn't keep us up then in the morning elephants two of them brought us breakfast and then we fed him a treat and took some pictures real fun time something that I've never done it... More 

2 Thank William M
Delran, New Jersey
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a 10 day trip in California recently but needed a quick overnight stay. As an animal lover, I was intrigued by this place but was also worried maybe the animals weren't cared for that well. I was pleasantly surprised how much this blew away my expectations. I really felt like for a night I was in Africa (even... More 

1 Thank jenn d
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed here for one night with my 6 year old daughter. Everything was immaculate, from cabins to customer service to tours. My only complaint would be about the counter girl on Sunday. We were waiting to get our free 1 pm tour passes, and with only 8 min left she was just standing there chatting with another counter girl... More 

Thank derezago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband and I enjoyed 2 wonderful nights in bungalow 5 and thoroughly enjoyed it! Our room had every amenity and still had the feel of being on an adventure. We loved the star gazing and animal noises at night, meeting and feeding the bengal tigers (what gorgeous creatures) and our favorites, the elephants. The included tour was extremely well... More 

1 Thank Jon S
Baltimore, Maryland
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

What a great experience! I wish we could've stayed more than one night. The cottage was large and comfortable. We took the advice of others and put the heater on and turned on the mattress warmer before we went out to dinner. In the night we heard the lion, ostrich and owls calling back and forth to each other. The... More 

1 Thank pioneergirl58
Lafayette, California
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22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I brought my two grandchildren; ages 10 and 8 to experience the closest thing to an African Safari available in their own country. You will not be disappointed at all visiting and staying over at the B&B. The front desk personnel upon arrival are smiling and super helpful and will print out instructions to local restaurants and the check in... More 

1 Thank Marilyn G
1 review
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Best experience. Worth every penny. It was an amazing experience. Feeding the animals and bathing the elephant was an incredible adventure. Being able to sleep in a bungalow and hearing the sounds of wild animals was exciting.

Thank Darla C
Sacramento, CA
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Our family (2 adults, 2 teens) spent a summer night on site after touring the zoo that afternoon. We enjoyed the afternoon animal walk (we were introduced to a young warthog and a bearcat) and falling asleep to the roars of the lions. Of course the highlight had to be feeling the elephants as they stopped by each bungalow with... More 

1 Thank Linda L
London, United Kingdom
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256 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We were really excited to first hear about the Vision Quest Safari B&B: safari-style cabins overlooking the elephant enclosure, animal visits and breakfast brought to you in the morning by an elephant. Additional perks (for an extra fee) included helping to feed the tigers and put the elephants to bed. We booked! Once there (and in hindsight) we were left... More 

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FromOurManagement, Owner at Vision Quest Safari Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We regret that this individual left us little to address and/or correct in their comments. Trees in Monterey County are extremely protected and due to the construction on our property that is making the home for our animals so much more rewarding to them, we are very monitored therefore removal of trees is not an option. We will explore the... More 

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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We spent a few days here in the spring and loved it. It was great for kids and families and amazing to feed the elephants each day. You can do a Pachyderm Tour at the attached zoo and bathe the elephants too. Ask for a cabin on the far side--8 is a good one- for better views and no road... More 

1 Thank Sara D

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Listen to the lions and tigers roaring only yards away from your authentic African style bungalow...go on an African Safari in Monterey! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vision Quest Safari Bed & Breakfast

Address: 400 River Rd, Salinas, CA 93908-9627
Region: United States > California > Salinas
Price Range: $289 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Stay in a cottage overlooking the paddock for the best view.”
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“Bears Den downside was farm workers music at 5 Hut 8 is directly in front and has the view of the elephant yard All huts are great!”
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