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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a wonderful getaway to beautiful views of the Superstition Mountains! The weather was perfect in November! The cabins were just that, good sleeping quarters and kitchenettes. It was a Joy to meet Joy!

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed March 7, 2016

My husband and I had only one night to spend at Meanwhile Back at the Ranch but wish we'd had more. The breakfast was thoughtful and good, the place was clean and comfortable, the location was spectacular (Superstition Mountains are right out the back door!), and Joy was welcoming yet mindful of giving us our privacy. We highly recommend Meanwhile...

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1Thank CoolDesign
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed December 12, 2015

My wife and I were only there one night, bit it was a nice stay. The location is perfect for a relaxing place where one could see the mountain range in the evening after dinner and the morning after breakfast. Joy, the owner and manager was extremely friendly and helpful. Her continental breakfast was both generous and good.

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2Thank Dean01
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, United States
Reviewed March 8, 2015

My wife and I enjoy hiking and staying at B&B's. Meanwhile...........Ranch provided a perfect place to rest our weary bones after each day hiking the Superstitions. Joy Bishop, owner and caretaker, provided nice breakfast baskets for our three mornings we were there, and provided BBQ grilling necessities to cook our meals. She is a wealth of knowledge of the area,...

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3Thank Randy C
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed February 12, 2015

My girlfriend and I spent four wonderful days here, and had a great experience at Meanwhile Back at the Ranch. The reviews here are all accurate. Joy is a wonderful proprietor with great knowledge of the area. You don't need to drive anywhere to start hiking, you can begin from her backyard and pickup some trails along the way. Joy...

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Thank Kurt K
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed February 16, 2014

I decided to stay at the Meanwhile ranch on a business trip because I simply can't see any Hiltons, Mariotts ect anymore. It was my first time there, and hopefully I will have many more, because it was absolutely pleasant. Joy, the owner of this wonderful ranch, was very helpful and is a great company in the evenings while watching...

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6Thank Tobias K
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 22, 2013

We got married here 19 years ago yesterday and it was a brilliant day in a fantastic location. The owners could not do enough for us and we all had a day to remember. Joy and her daughter helped us with the catering and some of the arrangements and organised the preacher. I have entered May 2013 as date of...

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5Thank wybd60
Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed February 9, 2012

We stayed at the Rocking Horse Cabin of Meanwhile Back at the Ranch in early February. This B&B is located on what used to be a ranch and is now a homestead with 1 rental cabin. It is very hard to find, so pay attention to the map with your reservation. The cabin itself is a simple western style, with...

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8Thank Louise833
Woodstock, New York
Reviewed April 29, 2011

Just spent the most wonderful time in the desert...at the foot of the Superstition mountains... Meanwhile back at the ranch is a cozy rustic out of this world getaway for hiking ,reading relaxing and taking in the beauty of apache Junction! Our host Joy was an amzing woman and we loved every single moment of staying at her wondrful quaint...

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4Thank jasper086
Galt
Reviewed April 3, 2010

Hello fellow adventurers, Joy, our inn keeper of this western B &B, is a warm and genuine caretaker. She is a retired rancher and still a cowgirl at heart. Her husband owed the first independent pharmacy in Apache Junction. Joy has several displays cases of old pharmacy stuff in the main house. Select the breakfast option so that it is...

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Address: 6300 E Pioneer St, Apache Junction, AZ 85119-9525
Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Apache Junction
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Meanwhile Back At The Ranch Hotel Apache Junction
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“Meanwhile back at the Ranch at the present time has one cabin, the Pioneer. It's got great views, no visible neighbors, except for the wildlife out back!”
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