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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I went to Southern Cross for my birthday. We did not stay all day but did stay for the two hour ride and about an hour after. It was absolutely amazing. The barn animals were very friendly and cuddly. The staff was very nice and friendly. The horses were very well behaved as well. Our guide Jessica... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment of your arrival until your regretful leaving you feel as if you are part of a big family. The hundreds of acres with over 250 horses grazing in the fields welcomes you to this lovely B&B. The bedrooms are spacious, well appointed, and have large king size beds. The three meals are served buffet style. There are... More

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at this ranch for five nights and I cannot recommend it highly enough. My wife had previously had a couple of bad experiences riding horses and they were enormously sympathetic to this, pairing her with a horse that allowed her to grow in confidence. This was also in no small part thanks to our excellent guide, Dave, for whom... More

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

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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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
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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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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
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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
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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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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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