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Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort

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1054 South Alisal Road, Solvang, CA 93463
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  • 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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Hanalei, Hawaii
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of nine celebrated our 50 th Wedding anniversary at Alisal and it couldn't have been more perfect. It is a beautiful, rustic spot and all of rhe staff were happy, helpful, and informative. They obviously love working there. There were so many activities, we had a hard time fitting everything in. We loved the early morning breakfast ride... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to The Alisal since I was a child and have always loved it. I originally went with my grandparents and have been bringing my children there for 12 years. It isn't a fancy resort, but the management & staff strive to make you feel like family. I LOVE that there are no phones or TVs in... More 

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

We very much appreciate you taking the time to write such a great review of your time at the Alisal. Affording our guests the opportunity to create lasting memories is something we strive to do. We are thrilled that you have made the Alisal a family tradition and we look forward to your return. More 

Monterrey, Mexico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you are frequent traveler of business luxury hotels it gets hard for the hotels to surprise you. When you are with your family it gets worst. I can say that there are only few places where that can happen and Alisal Ranch is definite one of them. Luxury in this place is much more than perfectly clean rooms, it... More 

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

We are so happy to hear that you had a wonderful time staying with us. Thank you for sharing your experience with others here on TripAdvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back at the Ranch soon. More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and daughter joined me on an impromtu two night visit last week. We were in town of Solvang for a family visit and did not want to stay in the normal tourist hotels. We checked in here about 3 pm and were warmly greeted and shown our villa. I would say the accomodations were very clean but on... 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 review your stay with us on TripAdvisor. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back to the Ranch. More 

Stockton, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Alisal Ranch offers over 10,000 acres of great trails for horseback riding for all levels. They have excellent horse, knowledgeable wranglers and unbelievable acres of riding trails. They also have two golf courses, a large lake with lots of fishing, boating, archery, air rifle, swimming, jacuzzi, spa, workout gym and more. The food is excellent as is the service. The... More 

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

We appreciate you taking the time to write such a wonderful review on your stay with us. We hope to see you back at the Ranch very soon. More 

New York City, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The perfect place to relax and smell the fresh mountain air. Once you've recharged your batteries there are many fun activities on offer such as riding a horse to a breakfast spot in the mountainside, golfing, walking, wine tasting, massages and sitting by the pool. We went as a couple, but will definitely be taking our family back to this... More 

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visalia
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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The approach to the ranch is through a row of sycamore trees with one side of the road grass with grazing horses and the other side small, intimate cabins. After checking in you are directed to other cabins, such as the golf view cabins or the many other cabins that boarder the various open lawns. All around the property are... More 

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Temecula, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is SO much more than a hotel! I have traveled a lot and I would rate this as tied to my 12 trips to Hawaii (which I would have sworn was not possible)! Of course it's a totally different experience, but it will make it difficult from here on to decide which place to go for my family's annual... More 

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Pasadena, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We visited Alisal for a weekend in March. My husband played tennis and I did two horseback rides. It was fun and relaxing. This was our second visit. The rooms are not fancy but very comfortable. As a previous visitor mentioned it was too short. With the Roundup weekend special you get riding, golf, tennis with your room rate otherwise... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Our family of four (two young ones 7 and 5) had a wonderful time at the Alisal. The staff was fantastic as was the location and accommodations. We stayed in a recently updated room, the linens were nice. While this was our first visit, we saw many families who this was a regular tradition where they would come year after... More 

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