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Stayed one night between national park visits. We conceded it would be good, rustic family option but it was quite expensive for accommodations. Exterior was pretty cluttered and bordered on dumpy. Room was spartan but comfortable bed. Meals included was nice as food is scarce...More
Stayed there for one night this past weekend while visiting Kings Canyon and Sequoia Park. Had a very pleasant experience. Best put it in a list, I guess
Location- beautiful views and close proximity to all the nearby destination spots. Woke up to a...More
This place doesn't look it's best in summer - the promos are nearly always taken in winter with heaps of snow around the buildings. In Sept when our party stayed for two nights our first impression as we drove into the place and parked 100...More
Well there are not many choices at National Parks and this private camp in between Kings Canyon and Sequoia NPs is typical. Way overpriced for average accommodations that elsewhere you would not want to pay $80/ night but here it's all about location!
The views are spectacular, hospitality is great, food is really good, the room was spacious. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because the walls are a bit thin. Nothing that can't be overcome with a set of ear plugs. Highly recommend!
Hello, We had an unusually hot week last week, but temperatures are now cooling down to between 70-80 degrees Fahrenheit during the day (cooler at night). We do have box fans in most of the rooms, or you can request fans... More
Hello, We had an unusually hot week last week, but temperatures are now cooling down to between 70-80 degrees Fahrenheit during the day (cooler at night). We do have box fans in most of the rooms, or you can request fans from the front desk. You do not need beach chairs -- we have a supply of adirondack chairs on the lakefront beach, along with some benches; we also have lounge chairs around the pool.
Are you coming for a Family Camp Week? If so, we provided a list of recommended items to bring with your Reservation Confirmation Packet, but, I will cut and past the list here for your convenience:
RECOMMENDED PACKING LIST
Recommended For Each Guest:
o Several pairs of Jeans or Long Pants (note: long pants required for horseback-riding)
o Several pairs of Shorts
o T-shirts and/or Polo & Camp Shirts
o Sweatshirts or Sweaters
o Fleece Jacket
o Bathing Suit
o Beach/Pool Towel
o Yoga or Workout Gear (for our active adult & teen guests)
o Socks (bring plenty, and remember heavy socks for hiking)
o Running, Tennis and/or Hiking Shoes (we recommend wearing worn-in, not new, shoes for hiking!)
o Closed –toed shoes for Horseback-riding (preferably with heel, but sneakers are okay)
o Flip Flops, Sandals or Beach Shoes (for beach, pool & bathhouses)
o Rain Poncho or Windbreaker with hood (in case of rain)
o Personal & Toiletry items (toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, razor, favorite shampoo/conditioner, makeup, feminine hygiene products, hair brush, comb, diapers & swim diapers for little ones, etc.)
o Bathrobe, Toiletry Bag or Carry-all (optional, but recommended for Mountain View Cabin guests for shared bathhouse)
o Slippers/Sleep Mask (optional, but recommended for Forest Cabin guests)
o Water Bottle
o Inexpensive Watch (preferably waterproof)
Recommended For Each Family:
o DON’T FORGET SLEEPING BAGS FOR CHILDREN’S OVERNIGHTS (AGES 7-17; Weeks 2-10)
o BRING YOUR COMPLETED HEALTH FORM & ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK FORM
o BRING Theatrical Costumes, Musical Instruments or Props for Evening Events such as our Theme Party, Coffee House & Variety Show Nights (optional, but recommended)
o Camera, Smartphone or GoPro to take pictures/videos (remember Film, Camera Card, batteries, charger)
o Laundry Bag (can use a large plastic bag)
o Any medications (prescription and over-the-counter; we recommend bringing Advil/Children’s Advil for headaches due to dehydration/altitude)
o Sunscreen (LOTS!)
o Bug Spray
o Shoe box to bring home craft projects
Additional Items Recommended For Families traveling with infants and toddlers:
o Port-a-crib; please contact our reservations office before you arrive, if you would like us to provide you with one.
o Baby Formula/Bottles/Pacifiers/favorite snacks (We can refrigerate your formula/snacks in our kitchen)
o Disposable Diapers/Wipes/Baby Lotion/Baby Shampoo/Swim Diapers/Floaties or Swim Vest, etc.
o Stroller, harness or baby carrier
o Hair Dryer (optional; some provided in rooms or available at Front Desk)
o Old Pillow from home or Ground cover for Children’s Overnights (lodge pillows may not be used for overnights)
o Your Personal Tennis Racquet & Balls (for Tennis enthusiasts; we supply racquets & balls for novice players)
o Table Games & Cards (some board games are available to use at the Lodge)
o Books for pleasure reading (we have some books for children and adults to borrow at the Lodge)
o Fishing Rod and Tackle (for fishing enthusiasts; we provide dock fishing nets for kids)
The enclosed RISK and HEALTH FORMS are required for our accreditation. PLEASE COMPLETE, SIGN and PRESENT WHEN YOU CHECK IN. Please do not mail them to us.
PLEASE SAVE THIS PACKET & BRING IT WITH YOU TO CAMP.
It contains valuable information that you will need!
PLEASE LABEL EVERYTHING – A sharpie pen is the fastest way to accomplish this!
Please leave your valuables at home. We cannot be responsible for lost or misplaced items.
Hope that helps! Please feel free to contact us again with any additional questions.
Montecito Sequoia Lodge