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West New York, New Jersey
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Whilst we were planning a round the world trip, avoiding large commercial package type enterprises, my wife, who had only ridden a horse twice some thirty five years ago, said she'd like to stay on a ranch at some stage. As we were determined to experience other countries and cultures at a grass roots level, we found it quite difficult... More 

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

Thank you so much for your glowing review of our ranch, and for taking the time to write about your experience. How wonderful to hear that our ranch was a highlight of your world tour. You and Helen were fun, and you helped to brighten our days with your good humor and kindness. We can't wait to see you again! More 

Tubac, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We were fortunate enough to take our son's family here recently: 3 boys ages 15, 9, and 7 for an unbelievable family adventure together. The ranch is celebrating it's 90th year in business and visiting it is like a trip back in time. There are no TV's, no radios, limited Wi-Fi and this alone should be enough of a reason... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review of our ranch! It is always fun having multi generations of a family visit, and to see the transformation of the kids as they unplug. That is one of the great things about a ranch vacation, that your time spent is much more meaningful than most vacation spots. We look forward to seeing you... More 

Pawcatuck, Connecticut
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

When booking this trip I had no idea of what to expect since I had never been to a horse ranch before. I can say now it was AWESOME! We were picked up at the airport (stress free) brought to the town of Patagonia so we could look around and shop prior to being taken to the ranch. Since we... More 

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

Thank you for your heartfelt review of our ranch. We take great pride in our horse herd and treat them as part of our family. It means so much to be able to share the incredible experience of partnering with a horse and the joy that they give to each of our guests. We are so happy that you enjoyed... More 

Rockville, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 15 March 2016

My wife and I had a fantastic stay at the Circle Z Ranch. The Horseback Riding was exhilarating. The scenery was spectacular on the various rides throughout our stay. The hospitality at the Ranch was first class. We felt at home as soon as we arrived.

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

We so appreciate your review of our ranch! To read the words "exhilarating" and "spectacular" means so much to us, and providing world class hospitality to a wonderful and fun couple was an honor! We look forward to welcoming you both back to the ranch as "old hands" on your next visit! More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The scenery is breathtaking. The staff accommodates any ride you want to take: walking or loping, half day or all day. We had a packed lunch ride, a breakfast barbeque ride, a ride into town with a lunch at the local bar, and a trailer ride to the nearby national forest for a change of scenery. The accommodations were charming,... More 

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

Thank you for your positive and thorough review. It was a pleasure for us to accommodate your riding desires, and feel this is one of our strengths. We are so lucky to have such beautiful and varied trails, and love sharing this amazing country with our guests. We are glad especially that the vacation was worth every penny! Looking forward... More 

Hubertus, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

My husband and I spent last week at the ranch. What a week it was! The horses are well trained and cared for. The riding options are unlimited. We rode in small groups tailored to give you the exact type of ride you wanted. The scenery was beautiful. The owner and family that manage the ranch are very hands on.... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review! It was such a pleasure getting to know you, and to share our magical ranch with a fun and kind couple. We love being hands on, and getting to know all of our guests is one of the great joys of being in the guest ranch business! Looking... More 

Stonington, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This trip was wonderful from beginning to end. We were warmly welcomed and shown around and immediately felt like part of a family. The rooms were spacious and comfortable. The food was great. Then there's the riding, I'm not very experienced but not quite a beginner, I loved the horse I was paired with and felt I learned a lot... More 

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

Thanks for taking the time to write such glowing review! We are so proud that our wranglers take such care of our guests in teaching and answering questions, especially for those such who are not as experienced with horses. We really do have a horse for any riding ability. I am glad you felt "paired" with your horse, and we... More 

Millbur
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

Love Circle Z!! My husband and I have been going there for years. We not only go on incredible walking rides ( you don't need to know how to ride!) but also do a ton of hiking. Jennie and George are wonderful-super warm and friendly and feel like old friends. The casitas are adorable and the food is delicious. You... More 

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

Thank you Donna for being such a wonderful guest for all these years! We loved having you both at the ranch to experience the hiking, the landscapes and our delicious meals. It is great pleasure to have known you both all these years. Looking forward to your trip again next season! More 

Somerset, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 5 March 2016

Very nice ranch experience. The horses were very nice and every ride more scenic than the next. The rooms were very very comfortable and nice and private. Every request was met fully and all staff and wranglers were extremely kind. We stayed in Casa Rosa and it was beautiful with a very private courtyard. I can't believe we rode in... More 

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

Thank you for your review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience in stepping back in time and being a cowgirl! The bar ride into town is certainly a guest favorite and we are happy that you were able to do this ride! Looking forward to welcoming you again to the ranch! More 

Sarnia, ON. Cnada
1 review
Reviewed 26 February 2016

The one thing that was not mentioned when I signed on was that there is no licence, people should be advised of that fact and told that they should bring any and all beverages with them, otherwise I can't say enough obout the way I was treated. Highly recommend you to anyone wanting a great riding vacation.

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

Thank you Ed, and I appreciate your mentioning the fact that we are BYOB. I am so sorry if this was an inconvenience for you. Thankfully Patagonia is just 4 miles away. We will absolutely make sure that guests know this in advance of arriving. We very much enjoyed having you at the ranch and we look forward to your... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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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: $214 - $237 (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)”
 of 5 bubbles S1938IGjc, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
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