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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

This place is probably one of the most amazing and surreal resorts I've visited. It's truly magical in every sense and takes your breath away. We got the inclusive package with our suite, which included fishing, horseback riding, archery, and many more activities. Breakfast and dinner came with the room. The food was of high quality and absolutely delicious. We... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I had a wonderful stay last week at the Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort. The hospitality and service was outstanding, and I love the variety of activities including horseback riding, golf, tennis and swimming. Everyone at the Alisal wanted to make sure I had a great stay; I can't wait to come back again with my family!

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Scottsdale
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Alisal Ranch is a 10.5 acre property with a lake and uninterupted landscape. While there is a golf coarse on the property for you golfers, it can't be seen from the horse trails and fishing boats. We liked experiencing horseback riding and fishing as it could have appeared in the late 1800's. Wild deer, coyotes, and exotic birds live on... More 

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Chaska, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Just returned from three days at the ranch. The mountain setting is gorgeous. I love to ride and the horses were very well trained. There is so much to do at the ranch, it would be great for a family vacation. I had a massage at the spa and my therapist, Lucky, was terrific. The rooms were rustic and the... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The Alisal is the best place to go with family members of any age. The scenic 10,000 acres lends itself to incredible horse back riding, golf, (two courses)tennis, swimming, hiking, arts and crafts,fishing, rodeos, bbq's on the beach and so much more. The updated rooms are sizeable and very rustic but extremely comfortable. There are no telephones or Televisions in... More 

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

We appreciate your kind comments about your recent stay at the Alisal Guest Ranch. . It is nice to see that you enjoyed everything from our location, our rooms and most importantly our staff! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Hanalei, Hawaii
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of the Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort. We were thrilled that you chose us to celebrate your 50th wedding anniversary. It is always nice to hear that our staff made your special occasion a memorable one. We hope to welcome you back very soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 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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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

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 

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