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Saguaro Lake Ranch

13020 Bush Highway, Mesa, AZ 85215
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Ranked #2 of 55 hotels in Mesa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
18 reviews 18 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

I thoroughly enjoyed my one day experience at Saguaro Lake Ranch in spite of the intense July heat. The cabins are rustic but adequate. The pool was a great retreat, enhanced by a cool beer. Next day started with a great home made breakfast served by friendly staff. The few guests were from Germany and Italy who had found this... More

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Elkhart, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

My wife and I had a couple of days in Mesa and wanted to do something different and chose SLR by chance and it was awesome! This is not your cookie cutter resort. The staff was incredibly friendly and took the time to shake hands, learn our names and make our stay very pleasant. We felt like we had gone... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Our family reunion at Saguaro Lake Ranch was a ton of fun. We've have had one every year for 15+ years and they were the nicest and most accommodating hosts we have ever had. Will definitely go back. It's beauty and peacefulness was exactly what I was needing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

OK, so if you are expecting a luxury resort with everything new, then this is not your place. This is a special place that in a beautiful location, where the staff really cares about their guests and the grounds. After just one night, I felt I knew the staff personally. We had a nice fire pit at night while some... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

I have JUST returned from a wonderful nights stay at the Saguaro Lake Ranch. My husband had surprised me thinking we were just going out to dinner! So men! or women! This is a great mini retreat if your looking for something different!

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

My family of 4 stayed for 3 nights to end a 2 week road trip in Arizona and N. Mexico. It was so relaxing, and the surrounding area is beautiful and quiet. The cabins (ours was right by the sweet river) were basic but comfortable (there is a fridge and microwave), and totally charming, as is the main lodge room... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

My wife and I were taking some visiting friends to Saguaro Lake to eat lunch at the marina. I decided to turn off at the Ranch to show them the horseback riding concession. To our surprise, we realized that Saguaro Ranch had overnight accommodations. We had lived nearby for 15 years and somehow missed it. Our anniversary was in 2... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We enjoyed this resort so much in 2008, we returned again this year for the second time. Cozy cottages sit below magnificent palisades along the Salt River just below Saguaro Lake. The staff is friendly and offer a great ranch breakfast. We particularly appreciate the shuffleboard and pool table, let alone the heated pool. I am also glad NOT to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

In Scottsdale for two weeks on business so at the weekend, hired a bike (bicycle that is) and the bike rental people recommended the ranch and gave me a great route to get there. Cycled 60 miles, and when I arrived, it was to the friendliest welcome ever. I had stopped at the Marina on Lake Saguaro for a meal... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We came for our annual siblings weekend: a chance to reconnect just the two of us without our families. This place was perfect, and we had ample opportunitiy to relax together and catch up: during hikes in the surrounding desert encountering all sorts of wildlife, a couple hours on horseback enjoying unparalleled vistas, lunching at the river while being entertained... More

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Address: 13020 Bush Highway, Mesa, AZ 85215
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Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Mesa
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Mesa #6 Family Hotel in Mesa
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In the Tonto National Forest along the banks of the Salt River, this historic guest ranch boasts rustic 26 cabins. An outdoor pool offers views of the Goldfield Mountain Range.Featuring traditional Western décor, each cabin comes with a private bathroom. With no TVs or phones, all cottages offer a place to kick back and relax.Guests are welcomed in the main lodge complete with a stone fireplace and wagon wheel lights. Breakfast is served in the dining room featuring a real Saguaro skeleton.Guided horseback riding is available from mid-October to early May. Kayaking and river tubing are available from April to October. Hiking and bird watching are available year round.Saguaro Lake Ranch is located 15 miles from Mesa in the Tonto National Forest. ... more   less 
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