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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A birding trip report which we used to plan our itinerary raved about this place so we selected it for our stay in the Chiricahuas. The Ranch is located in a very beautiful area Laura was friendly and helpful on our arrival. We stayed in Woodland Cottage which was spacious and well appointed inside as well as private. Also very... More 

Thank Nichewich
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

This was my fifth visit here and I was by myself this trip and only for a couple of days and it was as great as always. The wildlife is everywhere and it was very peaceful, cool and I hardly saw a soul. It's amazing how quiet it is but then again the second night a huge thunderstorm came through... More 

Thank Mark M
Cortez, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

We decided to stay here based on the reviews and one needs reservation for ideal times well in advance. Was wishing food was available but it was easy to get nearby at the Portal Cafe and we did have some with us to use in the Woodland cabin. Since we had a short time and enjoy birds but not a... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

You don't go for the rooms although they are adequate. There is wifi if you hike over to the office and sit on their patio bench. But you go to see a bazillion birds and ones you can't find in other places. They had blue-throated hummingbirds and Scott's orioles, but the Elegant Trogon hadn't arrived yet when we visited the... More 

Thank DK S
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

The lodge and property are well set up for birders with numerous feeders, water drips and wide variety of planting seeds/native habitat. Cabins are spacious with adequate bath and kitchen facilities. Gas fireplace is nice on cold spring evenings. My one complaint is that Wifi is limited to porch and office. Since there is no cell reception within forty miles,... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

We rented the Stone Cottage at Cave Creek, and found it perfect for 4 unrelated birders. The kitchen was well equipped, beds were comfortable and we were surrounded by wild life- many species of birds and plants, javelinas, Coues White tail Deer, Mule Deer, Cottontails, various rodents and lizards. We missed seeing a resident bobcat. We attended a St. patrick's... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016

During our visit to Portal, AZ, we rented a cabin next to Cave Creek at Cave Creek Ranch. The accommodations were very good and simple. The owner has done a nice job keeping the cabins in good condition. Cave Creek Ranch is a great place to observe many of the more common birds in the area and occasionally some of... More 

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Bristol, Vermont
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

Cave Creek Canyon is an incredibly beautiful location, in remote SE Arizona. The Cave Creek Ranch offers comfortable, cozy lodging at this unique "Sky Island." The staff is amazing, and helped us with choosing hikes and finding birds. The rooms are simple, but sparkling clean. There is free wifi at the office, but no wifi in rooms. Kitchenettes are useful,... More 

1 Thank Rebecca T
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016

This is my third winter visit to Cave Creek Ranch and it never dfsappoints. Each time has been winter and the combination of pleasantly warm winter days and cold clear nights makes for the best combination of comfort. In winter also the feeders are very busy. This time as we needed three rooms we stayed in the ranch house and... More 

1 Thank drcolin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

This is our fourth time in Cave Creek. We never been here in January, it's cold but we have a fire in the room and the heat. The view it's fantastic even the view from the bathroom is gorgers. It's snow and the mountains cover with snow and we have a snowman! We saw Deers,birds,Hawks and Javelinas with two baby's... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cave Creek Ranch is a peaceful retreat from the modern world. Surrounded by spectacular scenery, the simple rooms and cottages are clean and neat. While there is Wi-Fi on our front porch, the rooms are free of modern noise and distractions -- no cell service, TVs, or radios. We do have a small library in every room, and more books on natural history available to borrow from the office. Guests tell us they haven't slept so well in years; we think it's because they can relax and get away from the news. Cell service is available a mile away in downtown Portal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cave Creek Ranch

Address: 42 Forest Rd, Portal, AZ 85632
Location: United States > Arizona > Portal
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Cave Creek Ranch Hotel Portal
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