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Barona Resort & Casino

Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 December 2013

We mostly ate, shopped and gambled during our visit. We didn't stay at the hotel this time, but have before and liked it very much. The penny games payed off for us this day. Definitely get the players card before you start gambling. It saved us a bit on the room when we stayed here. Theres a lot of property...

1Thank tonystewart14
Rancho Cucamonga, California
Reviewed 30 December 2013

I have been going to Barona's Casino for over 10 years and I find this place is relaxing for me cause of the way they treat you, very nice staff. I have been gambling on the Dollar Slots and I have played the quarters, nickel , and penny machine's. I have won a lot of money could it be I...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 December 2013

We didn't stay at the hotel, but certainly would consider it! It is a beautiful property, to be sure. Just stopped in to gamble a bit ... had a quick lunch at the Food Court Noodle House ... and spent some time at the slot machines. The lunch was fantastic ... got the daily special of Cashew Chicken, which came...

Thank BornInHawaii
National City, California
Reviewed 26 November 2013

I don't go to the casino. But I went to the buffet and ate, it is very nice. The rooms are nice which has space and comfy beds. The service is nice. I really enjoyed the hotel as it keeps me happy, the pool is very nice. Not to crowded during the summer

Thank kappa214
Tarpon Springs, Florida
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Took 5 couples to Barona for a 4 day golf tournament. Guys golfed in the AM through lunch. Ladies were on their own. If you're into gambling and smoke filled casino, then you're safe. If you are looking for something else to do - you're pretty remote and without a lot of options unless you are willing to travel 25+...

Thank Paul S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Recently, a girlfriend and I spent a week at the Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino in Lakeside, CA. The experience was not only relaxing and pleasingly upbeat; it was memeorable. The location of the ranch is close to much of what you might want to see and do in the San Diego area, and yet remote enough to only...

Thank Georgianne M
La Mesa, California
Reviewed 29 October 2013

We went to Barona for my in-laws 50th anniversary. The dinner at the steakhouse was horrible. We arrived at our reservation time, 6:30, and we're seating promptly and then ignored for about half an hour. Finally got our drink order then another 45 minute wait for our food. When the food did arrive the guest of honor said his prime...

1Thank Bisker61
Old Bridge, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 October 2013

I'm not a gambler, so I can't speak for the 'casino' part, but the buffet was OUT OF THIS WORLD! My Aunt & cousin who are San Diegans took us here during our vacation. (We're from NJ) I've never seen a buffet that serves Blue Bunny Ice Cream & has diff culture food! ( Then again, I've never ate at...

Thank delgado R
Briarcliff Manor, New York
Reviewed 8 October 2013

First off, I love the location of Barona Casino, just 30-40 mins outside of San Diego. It is by far one of the nicer Casino Hotels in the SD area. The room we stayed in was on the second floor and a pretty long walk to the Casino - that's the only con. Otherwise, the room was really well maintained...

Thank Van L
Murrieta, California
Reviewed 27 September 2013

Barona is a wonderful place to stay. My husband golfed and loved the course. I relaxed in the very large and well-appointed room, and then visited the casino. All staff members throughout the resort are so friendly and helpful. I definitely recommend this place and hope to go again soon.

Thank kaj20

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Golf course
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
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Additional Information about Barona Resort & Casino

Address: 1932 Wildcat Canyon Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040-1553 (Formerly Barona Valley Ranch Resort & Casino)
Region: United States > California > Lakeside
Price Range: €71 - €178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Barona Resort & Casino 3*
Number of rooms: 397
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Also Known As:
Barona Valley Ranch Hotel Lakeside
Barona Valley Ranch Resort And Casino
Barona Valley Hotel
Barona Valley Resort
Barona Hotel And Casino
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“Golf -Lake view is best! Steakhouse is a must do!”
HawaiiTraveler777, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with golf course view”
LadyCostamesa, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pick a room looking out back to see the lakes, golf course, have the option of the patio/grassy area if on first floor,”
  • And Golden Eagle flight.
freed0mplease0rgd, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for room close to casino floor”
697jennifer, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“They are all great!”
PatriciaS557, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
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