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Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort

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Colleyville, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is our favorite Thousand Trails property. It is located in a beautiful setting that has easy access to Santa Barbara and the surrounding area. The campsites are large, level and easy to get your RV into. We had heard horror stories about the road into the campground being narrow and hard to navigate, it is narrow but there are...

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Chula Vista, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a issue with cabin we first got it was to small for our family. The staff help us right away and got what we needed. Our family Had a great time. We are Planing our next trip there again with our entire family

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Alta Loma, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful area and the weather was great. Rancho Oso is a most stop or try for RV or tent camping. There are plenty of things to keep you and the kids occupied. Also, the hiking is great with different paths to enjoy.

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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved the property! We didn't know what to expect and it was better than anticipated. Friendly staff and the horse property so beautiful! The rain helped! Green, green, green and a gently flowing creek. Loved it!

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some employees are really rude but other than that its a good place to go camping, cabins need to have their own fire pit! Share one with multiple families can be really awkward ! You need to Wor on that

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Victorville, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had water and tv problems while we were staying there. The water was turned off for 6 hours one day and the following day we only had cold water. Also, our tv was not fully installed with the satelite provider so we couldn't watch tv in the master bedroom. We did inform staff of all of these issues and...

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Ojai
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a great time and especially now in Spring. The river was flowing and the flowers were starting to bloom. It is a great spot to relax, fun for kids too. We love to bring our dog as he has a great time on the trail and in the water. Everyone is very friendly and helpful. Bugs can be an...

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Port Hueneme, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the rain was great not such a dust bowl. But the roads took another big hit and the potholes are even bigger than before. The roads need repair repaved or just fill the holes. The sites need attention they are no where close to being level. This used to be a members only park and now it is open...

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EncoreThousandTrails, Guest Relations Manager at Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort, responded to this review

Dear John J M Thank you for your review of Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort. We regret our grounds and facilities did not meet your expectations. Our guests are very important to us and our staff does their best to try and accommodate any concerns. We always strive to provide a great customer experience for our guests, so feedback...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

While tent camping, needed a site with electricity to support medical equipment that operated on standard household 110V. Was booked in an RV site that was equipped with only an RV style plug. I was clear when making the reservation why I needed a site with electricity and should have been told that Thousand Trails was too cheap to install...

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Glendale, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second time at Rancho Oso. We had a large group of 16 and had alot of fun. Rancho Oso is well maintained and is a fun and safe place for kids and family. The staff made regular rounds around the site and checked in on us.

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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: $222 - $271 (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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