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Southern Cross Ranch

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1670 Bethany Church Rd., Madison, GA 30650
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Southern Cross Ranch
Ranked #2 of 6 Madison B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ontario, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so excited when I found a bed and breakfast that offered horseback riding. I decided to take a visit to this Ranch a few months before my actual vacation to seal my decision. I had seen good reviews, but I had to make sure. On a short overnight visit in March, this place exceeded my expectations and I... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made my first visit in May and enjoyed myself so much I went back a few weeks later. The staff is wonderful, the food is terrific and the accommodations are very comfortable. The riding is great – it is clearly evident that the horses have been well trained and I was well matched with my rides. It’s not often... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

A fantastically located ranch with plenty of woodland trails to ride through out of the full sun. Plenty to do as a non rider too - lounge around the pool, play pool, darts, cards, watch tv, walk or use the provided bikes to navigate the trails. Child & family friendly in a very hospitable accommodation. Fantastic home baking & meals... More

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Naples, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Once again we had an enjoyable trip to GA and the gang at Southern Cross Ranch. Everyone without exception is fabulous, they are kind, they are sincere and they are just lovely! David, Neva, Jim, Sandra, Lance, Midge and Ty to name a few - and of course all of the culinary staff. We were allocated a different room this... More

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San Antonio
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Ok, we're Texans, so when KY cousins suggested we meet them in Georgia to ride horses for 5 days, we thought they were a little daft. WE WERE SO WRONG! We can't say enough about every aspect of this beautiful ranch. Your first indication that this is not your average B&B is the office staff. Jim and Midge are friendly,... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We stayed at the Southern Cross Ranch and the trip was wonderful. They provided horse back riding 2 Hours in the morning and afternoon. They have Guides and riding is for novice and advanced. They even give lessons. We did not need any lesson at the 3 meals they offer at a buffet style meals. The food was wonderful and... More

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Liskeard, Cornwall
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

What a fantastic week we had in May this year. Nora was my favourite and ballerina was Dave's. The horses were lovely, food, all home cooked and plenty of varieties for everyone. Our room was spotless and really comfy bed. All the staff were so helpfull and made our stay feel like home from home. Definitely a place for all... More

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Marietta, Georgia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Southern Cross Ranch gave us a relaxing stay beyond any expectations and we shall go back again as soon as we can, even though we don't ride horses! We booked a night here with full meal package for 6 of us in 2 rooms. Two of our family had riding packages. The rest of us rode bikes, strolled around the... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

After a wonderful afternoon of the Spring House & Garden Tour in Madison, Georgia, we stayed at an official Dude Ranch on Saturday night. It was definitely worth it. With the horses roaming the grounds and the live band playing music for the guests, it was beyond charming. After a good night's rest, we were welcomed by a Sunday buffet... More

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Slough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Your main problem and only complaint will be you wished you booked a longer stay here with the staff and Horses at this Dude Ranch. Lets start with the accommodation... Our room was perfect with views across the paddocks and woodlands. Extremely clean, furnished nicely with plenty of storage ( important when you've packed for a 2 week US trip... More

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Address: 1670 Bethany Church Rd., Madison, GA 30650
Location: United States > Georgia > Madison
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Southern Cross Ranch 3*
Also Known As:
Southern Cross Ranch Hotel Madison

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Southern Cross Ranch is a new breed of dude-ranch experience that combines a working ranch with the comfort of a cozy bed-and-breakfast inn. ... more   less 
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