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Silverlake, CA
Reviewed 14 December 2007

This is an awesome ranch! We had such a great time, friendly staff, comfy cabins, excellent horse rides and altogether a wonderful experience!

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cambridge
Reviewed 14 October 2007

I'm not sure what it is that makes Highland Ranch such a magical place - whether it's the utter peace and quiet in stunning surroundings , the car free environment ,the fact that the kids can roam free, the great food and wine ,the friendly staff, the wonderful rides and horses or all of the above . I will never...

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Berkeley, California
Reviewed 1 September 2007

Our last day there, I didn't go out for a trail ride, and I realized that I'd enjoy Highland Ranch even if I never went riding. It's just pure relaxation. And there's something very unusual about the place: Every time we go, we end up becoming close friends with other guests. Maybe it's like summer camps for kids, but we've...

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COMO
Reviewed 30 August 2007

Me and my wife will never forget the beautiful landscape and the human heat of Jim, Susie and collaborators. We are sure to come back again and again!!! Thanks Jim! hoping see ou very soon!! Cinzia e Marcello

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Alameda, California
Reviewed 16 August 2007

We just returned from a one week family reunion at Highland Ranch. We went in 2006 and enjoyed it so much we went back again in 2007. This is such a wonderful getaway because you really get to relax at a leisurely pace. There are tons of things to do. You can go on the trail rides with any of...

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SF
Reviewed 28 May 2007

We got married at Highland Ranch in April of 2007, and it was a wonderful experience every step of the way. Our guests were comfortable - well fed and cozy. We had as much access to the property and the proprietors as we needed in our planning process, and we were so well cared for during our wedding weekend that...

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Oregon
Reviewed 17 May 2007

We enjoyed our visit immensely. Thank you to the wonderful, friendly, caring staff. Jim Gaines is great fun and attends to every detail with great care. The food is fabulous! Our family, from the youngest to the oldest (my 95 year old mother) enjoyed our stay. The horses are terrific and the wranglers really know their business. Everyone enjoyed the...

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California
Reviewed 15 May 2007

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Cloverdale, California
Reviewed 1 May 2007

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St. Helena, CA
Reviewed 1 May 2007

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on a 250 acre estate in the Anderson Valley Wine region. Blackbird Farm is a peaceful guest ranch and farm. Located an easy 2 hours north of San Francisco. With eight clean and comfortable guest cabins surrounding the charming 100 year old Main House where delicious, fresh and wholesome meals are served. Open for vacations, weddings, reunions, retreats and dogs welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blackbird Farm

Address: 18601 Van Zandt Resort Rd, PO Box 198, Philo, CA 95466 (Formerly Highland Ranch)
Region: United States > California > Mendocino County > Philo
Price Range: $402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Highland Ranch Hotel Philo
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“Cabin 4 and the main house are the best cabins!”
 of 5 bubbles MargoM359, 28 Aug 2012 | Read review
“There are cabins as well as guest rooms on the property. We stayed in a cabin which has two bedrooms. One room has a kingsizs bed and the other two sets of bunk beds, which would be great for a family traveling with children.”
 of 5 bubbles Ohh, 13 May 2012 | Read review
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