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HC 62, Box 1300, O'Neil Route, Wells, NV 89835
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Clearwater, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I have been coming here for year's and love this ranch holiday...I love riding the horse drives and pack trips. If you like western riding and working cattle and horses, this is the place for you....tons of great food, great comfortable beds and wonderful staff....I have also been here for a ranch stay with my family and we all found... More

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My wife and I both have physical challenges requiring flexibility and committment from the wranglers in selecting and getting us to stay on our horse. Our grown son who had not ridden before took to it like a "you know" and our teen daughter experienced her 16th birthday party during our trip. Due to my infirmity I figured I'd spend... More

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San Jose, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Cottonwood is unprofessional, unorganized and unsafe. There is a lack of communication, lots of waiting... waiting...waiting..., and excessive drinking (even by the wranglers on rides). With only 8 guests you would think they would know your names - nope, not even after five days. Food is mediocre. This should be a working ranch only since guests are just an afterthought.... More

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CottonwoodGuestRanch, Manager at Cottonwood Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We are sorry, Peggy and Bean, that our ranch was not a good fit for you. We don't claim to be perfect & know that we cannot be everything for everyone all of the time, but we believe that our track record of successfully welcoming & caring for thousands of guests from all over the world over the past 60... More

Falls Church, Virginia, United States
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My family and I have visited three times and we are heading back again this summer. If you are a horse rider or just enjoy the beautiful wilderness, you will love Cottonwood. My wife spends her days rounding up the cattle and I go birding. The lodge is comfortable, the food delicious, and the people very welcoming.

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Just back from Cottonwood Ranch and had a amazing time. Spent three day's herding cattle and two day's rounding up horse's. From the minute you arrive at the ranch you are treated to 5 star hospitality, all guest's stay in the ranch house which is very clean and comfortable. Meal time's are a real social event, with staff and guest's... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

I didn't go to the Cottonwood Ranch for riding or the ranch experience, as would some people. I was there as a part of a company picnic. Upon arriving we were greeted with warm and loving arms, shown to our rooms in the beautiful lodge and left to "hang out" relax, visit or go horseback riding or 4 wheeling. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011 via mobile

Had a great weekend riding side by side four wheelers in one of the most beautiful spots of Nevada. Lodge was clean, comfortable and beautiful. Staff was helpful and so friendly. Ranch style food was served hot and tasty. We will be back soon.

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west mids
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6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2010

We booked our stay at Cottonwood as part of our honeymoon, traveling around the USA before arriving at the ranch for our final week. We had had an amazing trip so far but we saved the best until last. We were on the horse drive, which meant a part ranch/part camping trip. Everything about this place, from the wonderful lodge,... More

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Winchester, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2006

Short review, but I wanted to let people know how excellent everything is about this place. The people, the cooking, the ranch house, the bedrooms all make you want to stay and never leave, and the daily riding is the best I’ve ever had. Riding is tailored to you and your experience, and you can ride as little or as... More

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Address: HC 62, Box 1300, O'Neil Route, Wells, NV 89835
Location: United States > Nevada > Wells

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Cottonwood Guest Ranch is a working horse and cattle ranch located in the remote northeastern corner of Nevada.DescriptionFrom exciting horse drives to cattle drives, ranch vacations to stunning mountain pack trips, winter recreation to bird and wildlife viewing, corporate retreats and weddings to family vacations, we have it all! Join one of our scheduled events or design the experience of your dreams.Five generations of the Smith family have owned and operated the Ranch. For over sixty years Cottonwood Ranch has offered a warm, western welcome to the many guests who have shared this beautiful place that the Smiths call home. Located 30 miles from paved highway and 70 miles from the nearest town, Cottonwood Ranch is an unexpected hospitable sanctuary amid a sea of rolling sage covered hills and alpine mountains that seem to go on forever.The Ranch rests in the historic O'Neil Basin, once home to notorious cattle rustlers. At an elevation of just over 6,000 feet, the average summer temperatures are in the low 80's. This corner of Nevada boasts the purest air in the lower 48 states. To quote one ranch visitor, "Our days were filled with air so clean you could feel it and country so beautiful, just being there was enough." ... more   less 
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