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Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort

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Azusa, California
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A group of us went to celebrate a friend's 60 birthday and we had a blast, they could not believe what was being offered and how clean everything was. We had a great time and they all want to come back and stay longer!!

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Quartzsite, Arizona
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Rancho Oso has fantastic staff. The park is always picked up and they work hard preparing for new arrivals, storm readiness and holiday rushes. Like most TT parks, the access and interior roads are horrible. I would think that is a corp challenge and not the local campground.

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Burlingame, California
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The tent sites are under big old oak trees and were desolate while we were there. Since we don't need hookups, we lived our little tear-drop camper to one of those spots and felt like we had the whole place to ourselves! Only tip I can offer is pony ride hours are short and not posted anywhere so schedule those...

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Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We enjoy this site. Would have liked full hookups but we managed. Horseback riding was fun. Wish the store had been open. Wish you guys supplied fire rings. We did have no water available for a night due to a problem you had.

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Garden Grove
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The facilities are great they just need attention and repairs to make it excellent. Lots to do in a very beautiful setting. The on site staff are friendly and helpful. There are several different options for or your stay from RV to tent and cabin or stay in a cute western town.

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Sanger, California
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We have been Thousand Trails members for over 30 years and finally made it to the Rancho Oso Camp. We made a lifetime memory with our Granddaughers riding the stable horses on the trail ride. We loved the ride and enjoyed hearing the history of the Ranch as told by the tour guide.

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Laguna Niguel, California
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Wi-Fi was dismal. Need to update to todays standards of internet with password protected access. Loved the representatives working there. Amenities were fine. perhaps road could be improved but did not hinder us from having a good time.

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Irvine, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We stayed in the new cabins and everything was excellent. The only minus I have is the bedroom mattress was pretty lousy. Everything else was excellent. The staff were uniformly pleasant and friendly. When our planned horseback excursion was canceled due to weather and animals, they did their best to reschedule us and provided us with alternative activities.

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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The single lane road with no shoulder and steep drop offs should be upgraded. We ran into two rigs coming in when we were leaving.it was a harrowing experience with inches of clearance between vehicles.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 29 December 2016

great for camping which I wasn't prepare for but great place any ways if that purpose of the trip is to be in adventure mode Mattress kept me awake because are to noisy Very nice to have all kinds of kitchen utensils next time I will prepare myself to enjoy them

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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
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $212 - $259 (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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“Full Hook Up area has RV campsites with great views. We were in #35 and it was spectacular.”
 of 5 bubbles gaym2014, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All campsites were good and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 886carylp, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“This place is an RV/Camping site, not a hotel/motel.”
 of 5 bubbles emdrcbt, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“RV Park, Not a hotel, but they do have cabins for rent.”
 of 5 bubbles csarchibald, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“5 nts @ RanchoOsoRV Free WiFi HughesNet Didnt pay 4 enuf data wrse thn dial-up CellBooster n lodge Gud w/in 10' of booster. Worst tech ever!”
 of 5 bubbles denjfast, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
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