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Southern Cross Ranch

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San Antonio
Reviewed June 3, 2014

Ok, we're Texans, so when KY cousins suggested we meet them in Georgia to ride horses for 5 days, we thought they were a little daft. WE WERE SO WRONG! We can't say enough about every aspect of this beautiful ranch. Your first indication that this is not your average B&B is the office staff. Jim and Midge are friendly,...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed May 29, 2014

We stayed at the Southern Cross Ranch and the trip was wonderful. They provided horse back riding 2 Hours in the morning and afternoon. They have Guides and riding is for novice and advanced. They even give lessons. We did not need any lesson at the 3 meals they offer at a buffet style meals. The food was wonderful and...

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Liskeard, Cornwall
Reviewed May 24, 2014

What a fantastic week we had in May this year. Nora was my favourite and ballerina was Dave's. The horses were lovely, food, all home cooked and plenty of varieties for everyone. Our room was spotless and really comfy bed. All the staff were so helpfull and made our stay feel like home from home. Definitely a place for all...

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Clarkesville, Georgia
Reviewed May 11, 2014

Southern Cross Ranch gave us a relaxing stay beyond any expectations and we shall go back again as soon as we can, even though we don't ride horses! We booked a night here with full meal package for 6 of us in 2 rooms. Two of our family had riding packages. The rest of us rode bikes, strolled around the...

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Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed May 9, 2014

After a wonderful afternoon of the Spring House & Garden Tour in Madison, Georgia, we stayed at an official Dude Ranch on Saturday night. It was definitely worth it. With the horses roaming the grounds and the live band playing music for the guests, it was beyond charming. After a good night's rest, we were welcomed by a Sunday buffet...

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Slough, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 7, 2014

Your main problem and only complaint will be you wished you booked a longer stay here with the staff and Horses at this Dude Ranch. Lets start with the accommodation... Our room was perfect with views across the paddocks and woodlands. Extremely clean, furnished nicely with plenty of storage ( important when you've packed for a 2 week US trip...

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Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

This was the first time we have visited the ranch and had the most amazing time if only for one night. The staff were really friendly and gave us a really warm welcome. The food was good and to have the drink station open 24 seven was really great for the kids. It was really great to be able to...

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Florence, nj
Reviewed February 9, 2014

This was a pretty good place to hole up for a while. An escape from the winter up north. The staff was very friendly and tried hard to make the stay go well. This included attention to horseback riding interests. It was not one size fits all, which was very refreshing. The room I stayed in was very spacious and...

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scgranch, Manager at Southern Cross Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience… we are delighted you enjoyed your visit. I have shared your feedback with our kitchen team; we want to make sure they maintain the proper variety we expect for our guests. Every meal is generally unique and can feature classic southern fare as well as international favorites (European, South and Central American, and Asian)....

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed January 4, 2014

My family and I spent five days here over New Years and we loved the food. All the guides were amazing. We especially enjoyed riding T-bone, Cowboy, Twist, and Legend over our stay. We thought the hot tub and the pool were a bonus. I enjoyed working with and getting to know both the guides and the horses. We will...

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Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed December 23, 2013

Family and I went for the first time and enjoyed every minute of it. There was plenty to do even for those in the group not riding horses....hike, bike, games, etc. Delicious hearty meals and snacks. Staff were excellent and very friendly. Beautiful grounds even in winter.

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  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Southern Cross Ranch is a new breed of dude-ranch experience that combines a working ranch with the comfort of a cozy bed-and-breakfast inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Cross Ranch

Address: 1670 Bethany Church Rd, Madison, GA 30650-5012
Location: United States > Georgia > Madison
Price Range: $80 - $450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Southern Cross Ranch 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Southern Cross Ranch Hotel Madison
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“Category 5 rooms are worth the extra expense”
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“You're not really in your room - you're outside the whole time with the beautiful horses, or by the pool or in the game room”
bambi357, Feb 4, 2017 | Read review
“We were in the 'Plantation' room. It was upstairs away from the noise and had a good view.”
jwholl, Jan 12, 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the pastures are the ones to grab!”
alf942, Dec 28, 2016 | Read review
“We did not leave the premises during our stay, but were never without things to keep us happy.”
jbloc5, Sep 29, 2016 | Read review
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