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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited the tent cabins for two nights for mother’s day. The weather was phenomenal during the day and cold at night (fires kept us piping hot in the tent cabins). We arrived beyond late our first night and the host Jody was unbelievable! She...More

1  Thank abills06
Response from The California P, Public Relations Manager at Big Basin Tent CabinsResponded 4 days ago

Dear abills06, thank you very much for your incredible five-star rating of Big Basin Tent Cabins! We are delighted to read that you've returned three times this year already! Thank you for your loyalty. And thank you for your time and writing such a detailed...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

We stayed at tent cabin #22 on the 19th and 20th of February 2018. Which just happened to be right slap bang in the middle of the cold front that swept down over California. However we needn't have worried, we had amble warm clothing and...More

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Response from Hollie_Potts, Public Relations Manager at Big Basin Tent CabinsResponded 28 March 2018

Dear DruidKris, thank you very much for your FOUR-STAR review of Big Basin Tent Cabins! We appreciate your descriptive feedback. It's especially helpful for our future guests arriving and or deciding where to stay while in Santa Cruz. Thank you for your visit, taking the...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

It was raining during the day and temperatures dropped to 33 F in the night.. So, tent cabin was a good option for us. The wood stove provided good heat but, of course, once the wood inside the stove burns out, it gets cold. Please...More

1  Thank Rawa13
Response from Hollie_Potts, Public Relations Manager at Big Basin Tent CabinsResponded 8 December 2017

Dear Rawa13, thank you for your four-star review of Big Basin Tent Cabins. We are happy to hear you thought the Total Camping package was worth buying. We will look at investing in warmer sleeping bags. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Glad...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

The tent cabins in Big Basin are a great way to stay in the State Park but they are not run by the park service. I have been going since the 80's and love every minute. My kids have grown up in the loop.You can...More

5  Thank Bob G
Response from Hollie_Potts, Public Relations Manager at Big Basin Tent CabinsResponded 8 December 2017

Dear Bob G., thank you so much for your FIVE-STAR review of Big Basin Tent Cabins. We are grateful that you have shared Big Basin with your children. They are our future campers! We appreciate your loyalty and grand testimonial. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 29 December 2016

The tent cabins are an interesting concept - somewhat rustic outdoor camping, but with a bit more enclosure than a tent and (best of all) a pot-belly wood burning stove to keep you comfortable during the almost freezing winter nights. Very comfortable for up to...More

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16 May 2018|
Response from The California P | Property representative |
Both cell phone reception and wifi are not reliable in the park except near the entrance by the Ranger Station, Gift Shop, and Cafe. Best to save battery by turning on airplane mode so you can still access your camera... More
20 June 2016|
Response from Hollie_Potts | Property representative |
Yes pets are allowed at Big Basin Redwoods State Park and in our tent cabins. However most of the trails in the park do not allow pets so it makes it rather challenging for guests that want to visit and hike the redwoods as... More
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"camp sites 8-33 are my favorite 23 and 22 or 11and 12 if you want two. 15 or 17 are great single sites"
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"stayed at the Holiday in Express in Santa Clara which was excellent this was a picnic and camping..."
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"Cabin 41 is close to the bathrooms"
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"Camp site #24 has some cool hollowed out trees for the kids to play in"
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