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    Ranch at Live Oak Malibu

    12220 Cotharin Rd, Malibu, CA 90265-2146
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    1 - 5 of 32 reviews

    Reviewed 25 June 2017

    My fiancé and I just went to the Ranch June 11-17. We had ordered the Ranch Daily meals previously and LOVED the food. We were so disappointed when they discontinued that we decided lets go for the week and see what its all about. Let...More

    2  Thank miamiideas
    Reviewed 15 September 2016

    This is my 4th Ranch experience. While I had another nice week, I do feel like it is getting too expensive to return, especially when there are other options that are very similar. Yes, it NEAR Malibu but really $7000 for one week is just...More

    6  Thank Carync6
    Response from Alex G, General Manager at Ranch at Live Oak MalibuResponded 19 September 2016

    We genuinely appreciate your feedback and your patronage over the last several years. We also appreciate the time you have put into this review and your two previous reviews of The Ranch Malibu and The Ranch 4.0 and are glad that you love the overall...More

    Reviewed 12 June 2016

    The Ranch describes itself as a "luxury bootcamp", which sounded appealing. Unfortunately the only luxury was the price. The rooms are very simple, amenities practically non-existent. Food is very good, but served by a military-style chef. So don't even consider questioning, just eat and stay...More

    13  Thank Eaglerays
    Response from Alex G, Director of Operations at Ranch at Live Oak MalibuResponded 16 June 2016

    Dear Ranch Guest, Thank you for spending the week with us and providing feedback on your overall experience. We recognize that we are not your typical “luxury” vacation. Guests come to The Ranch for the results-driven program we offer. While the 200 acres that the...More

    Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

    Today I am beyond grateful that I had the opportunity to visit this beautiful Ranch in Malibu as it was such a humbling experience. To be connected to nature and hiking for miles in these trails reminded me that this life has a deeper meaning...More

    2  Thank Sepideh E
    Reviewed 13 April 2016

    It took me a few days to reflect on my stay at The Ranch because my feelings at the Ranch have changed since I have left there and moved back to reality. The Ranch is not a vacation, but a time where one can re-boot....More

    2  Thank horadam1
    Response from Alex G, Owner at Ranch at Live Oak MalibuResponded 21 April 2016

    Thank you for offering insight on your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear the experience has left you with lasting healthy habits. We understand our program can be challenging at times, and hope you take pride in all that you accomplished and...More

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    Barbara K
    23 March 2015|
    Response from Alex G | Property representative |
    Thank you for your question. We don't cross any bridges or water so you won't need to worry about that. Our hikes can go up to an 18 degree incline but they are not too narrow. If you have any questions, please feel free to... More
    27 July 2014|
    Response from Alex G | Property representative |
    I am sorry for the delayed response. A typical day at The Ranch is as follows: Each morning, guests awaken at 5:30 a.m. for morning stretches, followed by a four- to five-hour group hike winding through the Santa Monica... More
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    "They assign you your room there is no choice."
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    "rooms are assigned, no way to choose"
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    "The rooms are all the same."
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    "All the rooms are the same, I believe. They're what I like to call "rustic luxurious.""
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