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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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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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Muskegon, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

I choose to reserve here based on reviews that I saw online and I was not disappointed. My daughter and I were looking for a get-a-way for hiking and this was perfect. Everyone at the ranch was so friendly and helpful. Customer Service is priority one here. The location is beautiful and the breakfast is truly special. We had a... More

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Winnipeg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Saguaro Lake Ranch was the best place we have ever stayed at! When we "get away" we want to GET AWAY!! We were only in Phoenix for a short weekend trip, just needing to get away for a couple days. This was the perfect place to go!! John, Sean A'lee and all the staff were fantastic even before we arrived.... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

This is a magical little dud ranch just outside of Scottsdale. The staff and owners are the greatest at what they do. I'm not much into the cheesy cowboy thing you get in and around Arizona, but these cowboys and cowfolks were pretty down to Earth and just 'real'. The cabins are nothing fancy (I'd love to see them fixed... More

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Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

We are part of a group of families and friends who have spent the last two Thanksgivings here. The food is wonderful, the accomodations are comfortable and the setting is beautiful. There are lots of different kinds of activities for all ages. The two days we spent here just flew by. I can't wait until next Thanksgiving.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We just returned from our second trip to Saguaro Lake Ranch. The staff is amazing. We always enjoy the amazing location. The kids had fun playing ping pong and soccer. We went on the horse ride for the first time. Last time we enjoyed a boat tour on the Desert Belle.

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

My wife and I just spent to wonderful days here. The staff was some of the best we have ever experienced. They are friendly, helpful, and courteous. They learned our names and called us by name throughout our stay. The room was small and dated, but met our needs well. The breakfast that is included is substantial. The first day... More

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Columbia, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Saguaro Lake Ranch is the perfect place to relax and unwind. If you need WiFi or TV this is NOT the place for you--the rooms don't even have clocks. What the ranch does have is peace and quiet, beautiful sunrise/sunsest, a friendly and helpful staff, and good food. We had some animal visitors come by as well--a wild horse, a... More

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Gibsonburg, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

We were fortunate to stay at the ranch from 04/26/12-04/29/12 for a mini vacation. The owners and staff were all so friendly. The breakfasts were delicious and we left so stuffed that lunch wasn't needed. Our favorite item was the banana french toast...wonderful! We took a trail ride and enjoyed the views of the desert and of Saguaro Lake. Our... More

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Boerne, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

My wife and I had an extra day in the Phoenix area and were lucky enough to stumble across this place on TripAdvisor. The folks who run it are just about as friendly as you can get and will make you feel right at home. The circa 1930 cabins are pretty rustic, but we didn't go there to watch Sponge... 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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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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