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Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort

1054 Alisal Road, Solvang, CA 93463
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pebble Beach, CA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've been going to The Alisal Guest Ranch for over 25 years and do a traditional visit right after President's Day, joining friends there for a 3-4 day stay. Though I was unable to make it this time, my husband went and per usual, he reports it was awesome. We've started staying in one of the newly-refurbished rooms (#59) and... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family stayed at Alisal for our first time over Christmas. We were delighted by the personalized attention and the incredible holiday atmosphere. The food at the resort was first rate and the staff exceptional. We are a very active family and all of us were kept busy from morning to night. We hiked daily, road our bikes to Los... More 

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TracyFrost, Guest Relations Manager at Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We are always happy to welcome new guests to the Ranch. Christmas at the Ranch is a magical time of year and we are glad that you spent it with us. We look forward to your return. More 

Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Alisal Ranch is a special place that feels as though graciousness and hospitality are deeply rooted in it's past. We were first-time visitors in October 2014 and returned in January 2015 with our elderly (85 & 94) parents in tow. The four of us were greeted warmly and staff seemed genuinely eager to ensure our stay was positive. Food &... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My family spent 4 days at The Alisal Guest Ranch over Christmas. We met up with grandparents, uncles, aunts, and cousins there. For such a huge property it felt very cozy and was well appointed for Christmas. Many decorated trees, ginger bread houses, wreaths, etc. I loved how people decorated their own "cabins" with lights and even brought their own... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

One has the sense at Alisal - at least over the holidays - that it is one big family. Everyone seems to know each other, they are assigned the same table every night for dinner (and newcomers have to move out of their way). Which makes it a little less welcoming to a newcomer. The rooms look like they could... More 

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Redmond, Washington, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My family wanted an "experience" for Christmas. Alisal met the challenge. With two young kids and a bunch of adults, the ranch had everything we needed to keep everyone active and entertained. The kids had daily arts and craft activities, a petting zoo, hikes and more. For the adults, we loved the hiking and horseback riding. The ocean was nearby,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My husband and I went here for a short, two night/ three day getaway. We booked the round up vacation package which includes unlimited green fees and horseback riding. My husband isn't much of a horseman and prefers to play golf whereas I love horses, so this place fit the bill. The location was BEAUTIFUL. The scenic trail rides were... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My wife and I have visited the location a number of times over the years and it keeps getting better. Ideal if you like to golf, hike, play tennis or ride horses. We are active horse people therefore that is the prime activity we participate in. Wranglers are great and groups are small and arranged according to ability. Lots of... More 

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Santa Ana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying at Alisal Guest Ranch and truly enjoyed the experience. There is something to do for everyone from walking/running the trail behind the resort, riding horses, go to the petting zoo, play a round of golf at either the private or public course, enjoy the pool or simply sit outside of your room reading a... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Amazing ranch. Our 3 yr old had plenty to do: crafts, swimming- pool heated so in the warm fall weather it worked. Great hay ride up for breakfast, fun petting zoo. So much fun, I want to come back. They room was super clean. We got a s'more kit that entertained us all at night using the in room real... More 

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Address: 1054 Alisal Road, Solvang, CA 93463
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Location: United States > California > Solvang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 73
Also Known As:
Alisal Guest Ranch And Resort
Alisal Guest Ranch Hotel Solvang
Alisal Hotel Solvang
Alisal Resort Solvang
Alisal Ranch Solvang
The Alisal Guest Ranch

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