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42 Forest Rd, Portal, AZ 85632
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For my wife's birthday in March, I promised to take her a unique getaway where we could hike, birdwatch, take photos and explore a region of Arizona that we hadn't seen before. We couldn't have been luckier to find Cave Creek Ranch. To get there from our home, we actually had to drive into New Mexico on I-10, then drive... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is one of my favorite places! It was quiet, peaceful and yet beaming with wildlife! Lots of wonderful birds, hummers galore, deer, skunks (we saw the whole family) coatimundi and great people! The trails, mountains and town are a once in a life time experience. If you are looking for bright lights and night life this is not it!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I stayed 2 nights at Cave Creek Ranch with my birding group in early August. Our stay could not have been more pleasant. The lodging is basic but very adequate and pleasantly on the homey side. The grounds are well managed to attract birds and therefore birders, yet the beauty of the surroundings would appeal to everyone. Reed, the proprietor... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

thia place reminds me of a mini national park lodge, don't go there expecting all new furnishings, but do go there knowing there is world class scenery, immaculate rooms and excellent customer service. reed never seems to tire of answering all your questions and really seems to enjoy the conversation, he is very knowledgeable of area birding and an excellent... More 

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Richmond CA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Our family group of 6 people shared the 3 adjoining Juniper apartments. We maneuvered among the 3 small kitchens to cook our shared meals, which we ate on the private patio that faces the dry creek bed. The bird watching was superb, of course, given the location and the wonderful efforts of the Cave Creek Ranch owners to keep all... More 

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Bristol
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12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This place was the highlight of our trip to Arizona. It feels like you're stepping back in time to a place where the pace of life is different, and you're fitting in with the wildlife and landscape rather than the other way around. Birds and animals abound - which the children loved to see and be close to. There is... More 

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Scottsdale, AZ
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We made our first visit to Cave Creek Ranch in early Feb. and will be going again this weekend to see the Elegant Trogon and the other great birds there for spring. We were quite surprised on our first visit by the sheer volume and diversity of birds. There are tons of deer, javelina and even coati on property to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
71 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Cave Creek Ranch was far better than I had anticipated. The location is superb, being well within the canyon and has great views of the canyon. The ranch has excellent accommodation which is spacious and the well equipped. There are feeders for the birds and local wildlife which are well used, plus the cottages have their own supply of food... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

If you're wanting to get out into the wilderness without a tent (we do NOT camp) this is just an amazing place. I loved the feeling of being disconnected from TV, the constant barrage of advertising in the cites, cell phones and the internet etc... I felt like I was in a Disney movie with birds flying around my head... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This was my first time to Cave Creek Ranch (Oct. 11- 14) and my girlfriend and I had an absolutely wonderful time. The variety of birds and animals was amazing. The room was comfortable and the bed firm like l like it. But best of all was the gorgeous scenery. I'm a runner and the road into the park is... More 

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Address: 42 Forest Rd, Portal, AZ 85632
Location: United States > Arizona > Portal
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
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