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Southern Cross Ranch

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1670 Bethany Church Rd., Madison, GA 30650
Southern Cross Ranch
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Long Beach Island, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We had so much fun that we are planning our return trip for this spring. The atmosphere is totally laid back and casual and everyone is so friendly that you can’t help but relax from the minute you arrive. Our rooms were great – spacious and so comfy… and “amen” for their wonderfully hot showers after a full day of... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

First, I have to say that the horses here are the BEST horses I've ever ridden and I've been on a lot of horse riding holidays. They are well trained, and I felt very comfortable with all of them I rode. My friend and I stayed here for 7 days, and as much as we enjoyed ourselves, I think this... More 

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SaarLouis, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I am the 14the times on the Ranch and satisfied and with all.The kitchen cook verry Good and personal is friendly and Helpful .I will definitely stay here again.The horses are good for riding and you have fun with the attendants. Thomas from Germany

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Atlanta, Georgia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
26 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I visited for 4 week days, 3 nights with my 24 year old son. We both enjoyed this short vacation just an hour and a half from where we live in Atlanta, GA. We met people from all over the east coast and a family from Belgium. Most of the guests at the ranch were return visitors and we can... More 

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Watkinsville, Georgia
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170 reviews 170 reviews
19 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Breathtaking setting especially at night when the dark skies resemble a Planetarium show! Friendly staff. Breakfast appropriate for a ranch. No frills. We stayed in the Charleston which was GORGEOUS & HUGE. I would give this place 5 stars if: 1. There were more healthy eating options for breakfast other than fruit such as yogurt & granola. 2. The duvet... More 

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Rochford, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
24 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Positives; Tommy, Neva & Inge were all amazing. The food & drinks were great and plentiful The pool & Jacuzzi are spotlessly clean and all the grounds are well maintained All the guys and gals at the barn were friendly and helpful The horses were all well-mannered and trained well Able to ride for 2 hours in the morning and... More 

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

We are sincerely delighted that you had an enjoyable, relaxing stay at our ranch. We are sorry that every part of your stay wasn't up to your expectations. We are happy to change out the bedding as frequently as desired, otherwise it would be changed out at check out (or weekly on longer stays). We respectfully disagree on the reviewer’s... More 

England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Mum, Dad and I were here in August, we found this place just by chance and so glad we did! I have always enjoyed horse riding, and always try and have a ride on holiday where ever we go. This year we found here and loved it! We were first met by a lovely lady and knew friend. Neva! We... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The staff are friendly and helpful. The ranch is beautiful, every where you look there are horses. The room was very comfortable. Horses are very well treated and people friendly. Good trail rides either with a guide or on our own. The food was wonderful and the staff went above and beyond to ensure we were happy with our visit.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

As of next week I will have visited Southern Cross 8 times! I have been coming here for 8 years. Once a year is the ritual! We love it! Its such a beautiful property. You can relax and getaway. The staff in the barn are all wonderful, and they pair you very well with your horses! (We love the Drafts!)... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

My sister and I visited Southern Cross recently. This was a girls only trip. An absolutely enchanting destination! We were upgraded to the Scarlett O'Hara suite which was a lovely surprise. Plenty to do with horseback riding, bikes, swimming, or just relax with a good book. Food is hearty! Best peach cobbler ever! Will return!

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