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Kohl's Ranch Lodge

#1 of 11 Hotels in Payson
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202 South Kohl's Ranch Lodge Road, HC-2, Box 96K (mail), Payson, AZ 85541
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We've been coming to Kohl's for many years now... every Spring or Summer we stay for a week or more (we have a Diamond Resorts timeshare) with just hubby & I or friends from Tempe/Phoenix. It's beautiful, mostly quiet (unless it's a holiday weekend, then there are a lot of kids), fantastic fishing, lots of fun stuff to do and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

What a wonderful getaway! We purchased a Group On deal for a two-night stay and was impressed from the moment we pulled up. I'd envisioned a run down lodge with rooms to match....couldn't have been more wrong! The lodge and cabin/rooms were clean, cute, and down-to-earth with a contemporary twist. The small details (i.e., green rocking chairs on the porch,... More 

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diamondresorts, Manager at Kohl's Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts about your recent stay here at Kohl’s Ranch Lodge. We were very delighted to read that you were able to secure a booking through one of our marketing partners, and that; based on your prior expectations, our accommodations, activities, and amenities all exceeded these expectations. We are working on fixing staffing issues... More 

Sedona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

First I would start by saying we will definately be back this summer! That being said, we picked a bad time to come. We thought we were picking a great spring week to visit but it was cold and snowy for most of it! We couldn't drive any of the forest roads because they were still closed for the winter... More 

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diamondresorts, Manager at Kohl's Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for providing your thoughts about your most recent stay here at Kohl’s Ranch Lodge. Our fireplaces are propane based, but yes, they are faux. We feel the benefits and costs of maintaining a fireplace of this nature outweighs the benefits and costs of having a real fireplace. Unfortunately the weather had a somewhat negative effect on your overall... More 

Modesto, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We stayed 7 nights in a what they called a "rustic" 2 bedroom/1 bath cabin. (there are deluxe and there are rustic cabins) We were fortunate to obtain one of the few pet friendly rooms. We hear that they are hard to come by and that you may not be able to get one walking in off the street. You... More 

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Phoenix
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

My husband and I purchased a living social deal to this lodge. When we pulled up, it wasn't what I expected, but I was pleasantly suprised. In the pictures and online, it looks much grander and larger, but when we arrived, it seemed small. However, when we walked into the lobby to check in, it was nice and clean and... More 

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diamondresorts, Manager at Kohl's Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

We are very glad to read that you were pleasantly surprised by our resort; enjoyed the facilities available on site and in the area and had an overall relaxing stay here at Kohl's Ranch Lodge. We hope you will pay us another visit soon! More 

Surprise, Arizona, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

but if you want to leave those pesky critters at home, I bet you would be happy too.Just a few miles away from Payson.the best thing you can do for yourself is to to "unplug" and relax...if you get one of those cabins over looking the creek.. most of them have their own private jacuzzi on the t=ck!!(told ya to... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

First I will provide our evaluation of the lodge then I will provide info on the restaurant. On a scale of 1 to 10, The Staff all earned a 10. Every contact was excellent. They could not have been more friendly and helpful, this includes the Desk Clerks, the maintenance persons and the Housecleaning. We would give the Room would... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

My daughter and I spent our Spring Break vacation in Payson from Wed 3/13-Sat 3/16. We stayed in a studio and the room was great! It had a small kitchen area that had everything you need to cook but the food! The bathroom was very clean (including the shower curtain). I am usually someone that puts a few layers of... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

My husband & I spent the weekend here & really enjoyed the lodge & surrounding area. The Lodge is rustic yet modern. Front desk personnel were friendly & helpful. The lobby is attractive & there were always people sitting around the fire. The rooms are not fancy but clean & comfortable. I liked the gas fireplace & the rocking chairs... More 

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diamondresorts, Owner at Kohl's Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

We are happy to read that you had a relaxing and enjoyable stay here with us, thank you for your words of appreciation. We are slightly surprised to read that you have not been fully satisfied with the quality of pillows as most of our guest comment they would not mind taking them home, however we are glad this has... More 

Phoenix
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

My wife and I stayed at Kohl's Ranch last weekend and had a great time. The food was excellent and the atmosphere was wonderful. I would classify this as a "rustic" resort (i.e. not the Ritz) but the pricing was very affordable and the staff was friendly. The area offers something for everyone (fishing, hiking, horseback riding to name a... More 

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