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Sedona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had SUCH a good time at the Circle Z Ranch! The entire staff from the owner and managers to the wranglers to the kitchen staff to the cleaning staff - everyone was like family and made me feel so completely welcome. The horses were beautiful and very well taken care of. More riding trails that could ever be explored...

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

It was wonderful getting to know you during your first visit to the ranch, and we hope you can break away from beautiful Sedona to join us again! You are a great addition to our Circle Z family, and we thank you for your kind review of our ranch. Looking forward to your next visit!!

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 14 May 2016

My husband and I had a great time at the Circle Z. The people, horses and facilities were all top notch. The location is good for having a variety of rides. We were especially fond of the rides along the creek.

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We enjoyed having you at the ranch, and so glad you found our facilities and service to be top notch. What a great compliment. Riding along Sonoita creek is a guest favorite, and we are so lucky to have this wonderful resource. Looking forward to seeing you again...

Irvine, California
Reviewed 13 May 2016

The cabin, food and location are perfect for a riding experience. We saw a lot of wild life and met some very nice people. The horses we had were well behaved and could climb and descend from great heights.

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! Glad you were able to see a lot of wildlife on your vacation. With our native habitats, we our fortunate to see so much! We take great pride in our horses abilities to handle the variety in our trails, including the steeps! Looking forward to welcoming you back to the ranch!

Newtown, CT
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The Circle Z Ranch has it all: 1.) Beautiful horses well trained, happy and healthy, 2.) Surroundings and scenery that take your breath away, 3) Clean comfortable rooms evoking memories of the past, 4) Well planned wholesome, and delicious meals and 5) A staff that has years of experience on the ranch and make you feel like part of the...

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, your very supportive and insightful words, and your friendship over the years. We are blessed to have our well trained horse herd, our breathe taking surroundings, and our wonderful guests in which to share all our fortunes. Your review brought tears to my eyes, thinking back over the many, many years we...

North Haverhill, New Hampshire
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The best kept secret in Arizona. Staff is very friendly and you feel part of their family. Adobe cottages are decorated in southwest designs, The food is all homemade, delicious and plenty. If you have a food issue, they are very accommodating. The horses are very well trained with great and very knowledgeable wranglers as they look out for your...

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

We so appreciate your wonderful review! We enjoy having you at the ranch and are pleased that you feel part of our family. And we love being Arizona's best kept secret! Looking forward to seeing you on your next visit.

Redlands, California
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We just finished our second visit to Circle Z Ranch and once again it exceeded our expectations. Everyone is so welcoming and wanting to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Our room had recently been remodeled and it was very nice--clean, refreshed daily, mini-fridge, tea/coffee. Meals are home cooked and made fresh for every meal. Delicious desserts! Horseback riding...

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We are so happy you found your vacation relaxing. Our well planned out riding and activity program really allows our guests to unwind and not worry about what to do next. We are looking forward to welcoming you for your 3rd visit soon!

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Circle Z Ranch was much better than I expected. It has been in continuous operation for 90 years and they have Guest Ranch operations down to a science. They are very accommodating, have phenomenal food, and the horses are incredible. The rides cover some of the most spectacular terrain of Southern Arizona. I could not have asked for better accommodations,...

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for you kind review! We are always delighted to hear that you found our ranch to be better than expected. We take pride in every detail of our operation and I think that shows to our guests. Looking forward to seeing you again soon!

Flagler Beach, Florida
Reviewed 16 April 2016

I had been wanting to take a horseback riding vacation for some time but none of my family or friends are riders so I hesitated going it alone. Circle Z turned out to be the perfect solution. Going solo as a woman could have been somewhat uncomfortable but I was made to feel part of the group. The rooms were...

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We enjoyed having you visit our ranch, and are pleased you felt comfortable traveling solo. It is very important to us that all of our guests feel welcomed. We are also looking forward to your repeat visit!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We had a great time at Circle Z Ranch. With two hard to please teenagers along we never heard a word of complaint. They even got up early each day to brush and help with the horses. They made quick friends with the other kids and we did the same with the adults at the Cantina. Everyday was a new...

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

We are grateful for your review and appreciate your kind words. In a world where there is so much stimulation for teens, it is nice to offer a wholesome vacation for the entire family. The Circle Z is a great place to make new friends of like minded interests. We look forward to welcoming you all back!

Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

I've been to several guest ranches in Arizona. If I had visited Circle Z first I might not have gone to the others. The accommodations are very comfortable and welcoming. The food is GREAT and plentiful. For me the most important consideration of any ranch is the staff, horses and rides. George and Jennie, ranch managers, have developed a great...

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

We are truly grateful that you found our ranch, and are now part of our family! We are all proud of our horses, our trails, our staff and our delicious food. We look forward to welcoming you back this fall!

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Circle Z Ranch is a traditional guest ranch, offering horseback riding on hundreds of miles of trails just outside of Patagonia Arizona. We are an all inclusive ranch, serving 3 delicious meals daily. WE have a tennis court, heated outdoor pool, and a game room. Seven historic Spanish-style adobe guest cottages dot the plateau on which the Circle Z lies. Accommodations vary from individual rooms to suites with living rooms or entirely private cottages, each reflecting Southwestern charm. Our historic property is know worldwide for it's birding, beautiful vistas of the desert mountains, and a perennial stream that supports hundreds of species of animals and plant life. Come visit us for a traditional ranch experience in beautiful southwest Arizona. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Circle Z Ranch

Address: 1476 Route 82, Patagonia, AZ 85624
Region: United States > Arizona > Patagonia
Price Range: $212 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Circle z Ranch Hotel Patagonia
Circle Z Ranch Arizona/Patagonia
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“Stayed in Lucia's suite...private and lots of space..and a view free the patio through the trees to Los Corrales...”
 of 5 bubbles paulak125, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms r fabulous indeed”
 of 5 bubbles yurimontgomery, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try the "Casa Rosa" rooms. They are lovely and the corner rooms are especially spacious. The ranch is constantly upgrading the casitas, so be sure to ask about those as well.”
 of 5 bubbles 472annet, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great and vary in size. Just depends on what you want.”
 of 5 bubbles parentsoflawstudent, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you like quaint/vintage rooms stay in La Casa Rosa (the guest washer & dryer are located there and the lodge/dining hall is steps away)”
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