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The Smoakhouse Ranch

4321 Southeast CR 500, Branford, FL 32008
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I found the Smoakhouse Ranch on the internet seeing the comments about it being a great place for families. My daughter and I stayed at the Smoakhouse Earl Cabin for 3 nights. Next trip will be a week long stay or we could get lucky and get stranded there! We loved it and didn't want to go home. The cabin... More 

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Merritt Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We stayed at the Farmhouse with another couple during a trip to go kayaking in the Ichetucknee Park. We were greeted by Debbie who took our information and showed us to the farmhouse. The house itself took us back to the 70s. It has two bedrooms: the master bedroom with bath and another bedroom with a bath just outside in... More 

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orlando,fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We are a family of 5 ; our kids are 6 yr old triplets and we try to do at least 3 camping / cabin trips a year and they love it. I like the Swanee river area and so I searched for cabins in the area and came across this place. I booked it 2 months in advance for... More 

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Northglenn, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

This is an unusual, off the beaten path place that won't disappoint. We were two couples who stayed at the "Farmhouse" for $199 plus tax. For this we got a big living room with entertainment system, a full kitchen, two good sized bedrooms with very comfortable beds, and a sun porch that could have slept an additional three people. The... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We had the best stay... we were looking for a nice place to stay that is near Ichetucknee Springs, since the campgrounds were completely booked. So glad they were booked... as this place turned out to be something very special. The place is so nice and clean.. cute little farm animals to pet and fee.. love love this place!

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

two vacations in two years... loved it. Super sweet Smoak Family made us feel right at home both visits. Animals are great - kids love getting to collect the eggs and watch them interact. A new calf on our most recent visit. Ranch can be a little hard to find and is fairly remote.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Our plan was to spend a day on the Itchetuknee River. We ended up choosing to stay at the SmoakHouse Ranch bed and breakfast. It was the best decision we could have made. We stayed in cabin number 2. Plenty of room and very comfortable. We had a lot of fun feeding the animals. And the river tubing was great!... More 

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Naples
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We spent three nights over Xmas and had a fantastic time. Six of us stayed in the old farm house which was wonderfully decorated. The farm is on a quiet side road very near a number of great river attractions. We biked on day, and went on a trip down one of the nearby rivers. The hosts are wonderful people... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We just spent 4 nights at the Smoakhouse Ranch and had a fantastic time! We stayed in the Earl Cabin, and it was decorated for Christmas! We loved driving up the to house and seeing the llights on the front porch and the Xmas tree showing through the front window. What a sight! The amenities were great including a very... More 

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kayakjoe
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

Cabins are "manufactured trailers", very small in all aspects. Shower so small kids could touch ceiling. "Large pond" is maybe 25 feet across and 2 feet deep. Bridge they mention to fish off of for catfish is about 12 feet long. Breakfast is packaged muffins and instant grits, oatmeal from Walmart. Website does not match your stay. Beware

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TFSmoak, Guest Relations Manager at The Smoakhouse Ranch, responded to this review

We are very heartened by a rather odd review by Joe. With the greatest respect, please allow us to tell the entire story. We offer four different lodgings. Two are very well maintained "Park Model" cabins----the same as those used at Fort Wilderness in Orlando, and renting for $250 daily. At $99 and $119, they are the on-site "bargain". They... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Smoakhouse Ranch is a real working ranch, offering a relaxed introduction to the real Florida since 1994. Our accommodations range from two park models cabins, a two story historic cabin, or a full size 2/2 farmhouse---all country appointed, will full kitchens and bath. Feed our cows, goats, lambs, donkeys and chickens. 50+ acres and 8 area parks. The Ranch Experience! FBBI Palm award for many years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Smoakhouse Ranch

Address: 4321 Southeast CR 500, Branford, FL 32008
Location: United States > Florida > Branford
Price Range: $119 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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