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Circle K Guest Ranch
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Dolores
Certificate of Excellence
Denver, Colorado
1 review
“Circle K Ranch”
Reviewed July 14, 2014

The site was beautiful and the Cabin was wonderful. It was in terrific condition. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. There was a hiking trail up the Mountain behind the cabins, horseback riding and homemade cooked meals.

Room Tip: Any one of the cabins would be fine. Some even let you bring your pets.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed July 9, 2014

Our stay at Circle K was very relaxing. The place is just wonderful. We had a cabin near the river and I have really enjoyed the moments spent on the terrace to relax. Just listening to the birds singing and the soft sound of water flowing. My teenage girl had a great time with feeding the squirrels and make funny pictures of them.
If you love like me the mountains and wild life, this place is for you. It's so quiet and beautiful.
The cabin was very clean and comfortable with every supplies we needed. At the ranch, they serve meals too at a reasonable price and we went for dinner one time. It's homemade and it's good (As a French cook I'm very difficult on that matter !)
Speaking of food, I recommend for grocery shopping, the food market in Dolores at 30 min drive from the ranch. They have amazing fresh products (even some good French cheeses)
Telluride is about 1 hr drive on a very nice mountain road and we went there twice as I really like this little town.
Next time, I just hope we can stay longer !

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Spanish Fork, Utah
1 review
Reviewed July 5, 2014

We had a great time at Circle K Ranch. It's absolutely beautiful here with plenty to do. The kids enjoyed floating down the river, which isn't very deep. However, it can get rough in places as there are lots of rocks. Our kids got scraped up a bit. I understand the river is higher earlier in the season (we went the first week of July). There is a great place for swimming below the bridge and right next to the first cabin. We all loved the horseback riding. The kids had fun on the ropes course, but were disappointed the zip-line is only for small children. We played volleyball, pool, and ping-pong. We had two families and rented two cabins, which were very nice. Although the kitchens are listed as "fully furnished," we found them lacking. One cabin was listed for six people but only had plates, cups, and utensils for four. There isn't a pan bigger than 4 quarts and I only had an 8" skillet to cook pancakes on which only allowed me to cook one big pancake at a time. If you want to do serious cooking, I would recommend taking what you need, especially if you will be cooking for a large group. (We were cooking meals for two families.) The kitchens did have a microwave, coffee maker, and toaster as well as oven and stove top and fridge. A few slotted serving spoons, a spatula, a couple small knives, small pots, small skillet, and some storage containers. If you need anything else, plan on bringing it yourself. Our cabin (Mountain View) has a carpeted loft with about a 2 1/2 foot clearance. This isn't listed in the description, but there's room up there to sleep a couple older kids on the floor or use as storage space for suitcases and such. Our cabin was lacking enough blankets, but when we asked for more we were given an abundance. Each cabin has a fire pit and picnic table and a couple of patio chairs. Close by is a camp ground with a little store where we were able to purchase some paper plates and ice cream cones! We discovered that 30 or so miles away is the beautiful town of Telluride which has a FREE gondola that we enjoyed riding to the top of the mountain to a beautiful little shopping/condo village. Way cool! It also has two waterfalls to see. The trip over the mountain to Telluride was breathtakingly beautiful and worth the trip all by itself. Between the ranch and our Telluride excursion, we had an absolutely fabulous time! Originally we only planned on going to Mesa Verde and found this on a fluke as a place to stay nearby. So glad we found it. Staying here was the best part of our whole trip!

Room Tip: The Lodge seemed a bit too rustic for our taste. Didn't see the motel rooms. Thought the cabins...
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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Reviewed July 3, 2014

We made a last minute decision to stay at Circle K Ranch. We were taken in by the awesome views, the river running right in front of our cabin, the hospitality of the owners, just every part. We are most definitely going to make plans to stay there for at least a few days next May. We want to take part in the horseback rides and all the rest of what the ranch has to offer. We HIGHLY recommend Circle K Ranch!

Room Tip: We stayed in Cabin #2, a two bedroom with full bath. For a family, it was perfect.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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Denver, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed June 29, 2014

The staff was excellent! So much for our teens to do. Would like to go back for longer next time! They have dorms for big groups, we payed a little more and got 4 hotel rooms (our kids are a bit snooty ;)) and it was perfect. Game room, horseback riding, hiking trails, by the stream. It was beautiful!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
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Montrose, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed June 7, 2014

Good times are multiplied at the Circle K Ranch. What an enjoyment to attend a Women's Retreat and stay in the "Happy Cowgirl Room". The food was great! The people were all so friendly! I fell in love with my trail ride horse. The horse wranglers really know how to make you feel at ease and give you a special experience. I hope I can go back again someday.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
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Reviewed June 6, 2014

What a great place. Friends and I stayed in Cabin 2, a two bedroom, right on the river with a deck and fire ring. We ended up staying an extra day (4 in all) because it was so peaceful and the staff were wonderful!!!! We had breakfast there everyday and it was homemade and delicious, thanks to Teresa. We are all planning a return trip as soon as we can.

Room Tip: I think all the rooms are probably great. They have lodging rooms, cabins and RV places. We stayed...
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Property: Circle K Guest Ranch
Address: 27758 Highway 145, Dolores, CO 81323-9748
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Location: United States > Colorado > Dolores
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Dolores
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Circle K Guest Ranch 3*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Circle K Ranch is a fun, family friendly ranch where you can enjoy lodging along the beautiful Dolores River, home cooked meals and amazing horseback adventures through the spectacular San Juan Mountains. Fall hunting packages available for elk and mule deer hunters. Great Value!! ... more   less 
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