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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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  • 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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Liskeard, Cornwall
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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
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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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This was the first time we have visited the ranch and had the most amazing time if only for one night. The staff were really friendly and gave us a really warm welcome. The food was good and to have the drink station open 24 seven was really great for the kids. It was really great to be able to... More

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Florence, nj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This was a pretty good place to hole up for a while. An escape from the winter up north. The staff was very friendly and tried hard to make the stay go well. This included attention to horseback riding interests. It was not one size fits all, which was very refreshing. The room I stayed in was very spacious and... More

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scgranch, Manager at Southern Cross Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience… we are delighted you enjoyed your visit. I have shared your feedback with our kitchen team; we want to make sure they maintain the proper variety we expect for our guests. Every meal is generally unique and can feature classic southern fare as well as international favorites (European, South and Central American, and Asian).... More

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

My family and I spent five days here over New Years and we loved the food. All the guides were amazing. We especially enjoyed riding T-bone, Cowboy, Twist, and Legend over our stay. We thought the hot tub and the pool were a bonus. I enjoyed working with and getting to know both the guides and the horses. We will... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Family and I went for the first time and enjoyed every minute of it. There was plenty to do even for those in the group not riding horses....hike, bike, games, etc. Delicious hearty meals and snacks. Staff were excellent and very friendly. Beautiful grounds even in winter.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

I and fell in love, the family that runs the ranch are very kind and strive to make sure your stay is comfortable. there are so many things to talk about that I guess i'll just have to go in order. when I first arrived the first thing I saw was a large field that seemed to go around the... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

My wife and I just returned from our tenth year of vacationing at the best Dude Ranch vacation in the world!!! I have been to many Dude Ranches in the World and this is by far the best of the best! If you like to ride horses and eat then this is Heaven on Earth! The family that runs this... 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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