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D.D. Gamble Guest Lodge and Ranch

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

I could not have been happier with DD Gamble Ranch. Tom and Alicia made me feel like a part of their family. When I called to say my plane was late, Tom offered to stay up later and make me dinner. In the morning, when...More

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Response from Alicia-Tom, Owner at D.D. Gamble Guest Lodge and RanchResponded May 14, 2018

Thanks for the kind words We are glad you enjoyed your stay. The Great Horned showed up the night after you left.

Reviewed May 3, 2018

Tom and Alicia are warm, helpful and very interesting hosts. Wish we could have stayed longer and would love to return. Spent the night at DD Gamble after hiking in the Chiricahua National Monument. Beautiful country to explore!

Thank barbferg
Response from Alicia-Tom, Owner at D.D. Gamble Guest Lodge and RanchResponded May 14, 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your stay. The Monument was evacuated this past weekend because of a wild fire. It was controlled and the Monument should be opened tomorrow.

Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous relaxing time. Tom & Alice treated us like family. Great food . Horse backing riding in private canyon was amazing. Great for stargazing, birding, hiking, and getting away from it all. Will be back.

Thank donnelly070
Response from Alicia-Tom, Owner at D.D. Gamble Guest Lodge and RanchResponded May 14, 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We enjoyed your company also. We look forward to your return. "Rustic not Primitive", right?

Reviewed May 1, 2018

D.D. Gamble Guest Lodge is not your typical "dude ranch." It's not gussied-up, but the real thing. From being pet-friendly, to providing home-cooked meals and sitting down for real conversations with the owners while eating, made our visit a 5 star experience. We went to...More

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Response from Alicia-Tom, Owner at D.D. Gamble Guest Lodge and RanchResponded May 2, 2018

Thanks, Donna, We also enjoyed yours and Rusty's visit. The conversations were fantastic. Tom and Alicia

Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

I cannot praise this lovely B&B enough!! Tom & Alicia make you feel like you’re visiting family (the family you actually love to see). The stone house is so adorable, the scenery is breathtaking, the hospitality is outstanding, and the meals are out-of-this world delicious!!...More

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Response from Alicia-Tom, Owner at D.D. Gamble Guest Lodge and RanchResponded April 7, 2018

Ladies: We thoroughly enjoyed the your visit with us. We enjoyed you sharing your many of traveling adventures (coatamonstor) and experiences with critters of the wild. You all fit in perfectly with our ranch life style and our animals and friends. Your sense of humor...More

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Davidson's Dream Gamble Guest Lodge's 325 acres against the mountains offer some of the most picturesque areas for your Arizona retreat for corporations and vacations for families to experience ...More life as Geronimo did… to drive miniature horse carriages along desert trails, to catch a shooting star in the darkest skies in the country, to bird watch, to take a trail ride on horseback into canyons where Cochise roamed, to devote uninterrupted planning time with your colleagues, to rock climb, to hike, to dream by the campfire, to play with miniature horses, or………..to do nothing! Bring your own horses or we can provide them for you. We have both miniatures and full size horses available. (and miniature cattle, too)ALL MEALS INCLUDEDThe Main House is a stone house with wood and Saltillo tile floors, central air and heat, free Wi-Fi, four bedrooms, and two full baths. We can provide all meals or a full kitchen is available if you desire to prepare your own meals (we cook-we clean; you cook-you clean). All bed and bath linens are provided. Daily housekeeping service is included. A number of horseback, hiking, and vehicle tours are available. All tours can be conducted by the local historical expert (extra fee) or we can provide you with maps (no charge). If you use our horses, you must use our trail boss (extra fee). - Participate in Cattle Week. Experience the full Round Up experience of finding the cattle in the mountains and canyon; herding them to a central location; separating the calves from their mothers for branding, neutering, and health check; and loading cattle in the trailers for transport to market. (Extra Fee) - Ride horses through the Chiricahua and Peloncillo Mountains and canyons. Visit the Chiricahua National Monument. See the battlefields from the Indian wars (1860's through 1890's). See Geronimo's surrender site. And many more natural and historical wonders. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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GreenLeaders Gold level
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GreenLeaders Gold level
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GreenLeaders Gold level
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$179 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Arizona > Portal
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Response from CaliforniaMomOfTwo | Reviewed this property |
Concur - also, if there are few guests there when you go - as there were with us - you might just get two bathrooms all to yourself. :). Give Tom and Alicia a ring.
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