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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When we first got there about 6:00 pm, we had a note waiting for us welcoming us at the front door entry. We noticed the kurig coffee was available so I did not hesitate and headed to our "Homestead" room. We had the most romantic room, very large for 2 but it had a fireplace and being from Hawaii, it... More 

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Johor, Malaysia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My five year old and I visited Wilson Ranches Retreat for a family vacation. The hosts were amazing, they were patient and capable with my five year old while taking her on trail rides. The surrounding scenery was gorgeous and breathtaking- Kara and Brian had extensive knowledge of the area. We couldn't have asked for more as far as breakfast... More 

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Hood River, Oregon
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed here for 3 days in September. It was my sister's 50th birthday and she wanted to relive our memories of growing up on a ranch. Kara made that happen for us! We rode fence with the hired hand, Brett and checked cattle and water. It felt just like being with our dad except that Brett... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

An absolute delightful experience. Our hosts for the two night stay, Kara and Brian, so caring and attentive. Their historic ranch house is both quaint and modernized. Free WiFi, comfortable queen bed, fluffy towels, a separate cook House with barbecue, and horseback rides. The basement rooms have their own bathroom, and are daylighted. Great for a family with kids. Breakfast... More 

Thank Oregon-ByDesign
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Our stay at Wilson Ranches and Retreat was a great experience. Phil, Nancy, Kara and her husband were really welcoming, charming and funny. Our 2yo son loved the place, the horses, the cows. It was so quiet and beautiful. Kara and Nancy were also really helpful to plan our visit in the region. I would highly recommend their accomodation to... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

A truly uniquely wonderful experience! If you are going to be in the northern part of Oregon. I suggest that you seriously consider adding the Wilson Ranch Retreat to your vacation agenda., especially if you have children or others who love horses and want to experience the vastness of open space. We went in late July ; two of us... More 

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Aloha, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Our family (son Todd and daughters Miya and Elsa, and son Brent and DIL Loni) spent time here just "hanging out". It was wonderful!!! We rode horses, hiked, traveled to the fossil beds in Fossil, Clarno, and John Day areas and saw lots of wild life. We really enjoyed the ranch breakfasts - Brian is an excellent cook!!! Our rooms... More 

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berkeley, ca 94720
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

we are group of 15 adults, stay there 3 nights in May 2016,what a wonderful wonderful experiences, mama- Nancy & daughter-Kara were there every early morning cooking, setting table...to feed us super delicious breakfast, chat, laugh & lots of story telling, informations, the day when our cars pull out from the Ranch, everyone wave hands so hard but no one... More 

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Napa, CA
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

We stayed 2 nights in the Buckhorn room. This is a lovely property and a working ranch, which we had the pleasure of exploring on horseback - a memorable "round-up" experience, lil' dogies and all! Nancy and Phil are wonderful hosts. We thoroughly enjoyed invigorating conversations with them and other guests around the breakfast table both mornings. Good food, comfy... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

If you're looking to get a real taste of Eastern and Central Oregon ranching country, Wilson Ranches is the real deal. I stayed there in January, and only for one night, but I'll be back. Real nice folks, and frankly, one of the best breakfasts I've had in a long time. No kidding! Genuine and honest people running a nice... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wilson Ranches is a 9,000 acre cattle and hay ranch three miles West of Fossil, Oregon. The Retreat has six ranch style guest rooms, two common baths, two private baths, and a spacious living and dining room. Enjoy horseback riding in a geologically and historically rich area of Wheeler County. Wheeler County is home of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument and has the richest find of prehistoric fossils in the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wilson Ranches Retreat Bed & Breakfast

Address: 15809 Butte Creek Ln, PO Box 274, Fossil, OR 97830-8339
Location: United States > Oregon > Fossil
Price Range: $117 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Wilson Ranches Retreat Bed & Breakfast Fossil, Oregon
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