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Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort

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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“horseback riding”(68 reviews)
“breakfast ride”(18 reviews)
“petting zoo”(17 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

This was an amazing experience for our enitre family (kids aged 6 and 15 months). Spectacular location and grounds. The staff is very friendly and accomodating. I enjoyed meeting new friends/guests which was faciliated by the structure of the organized events during our stay. We...More

Thank 908jmp
Response from Kathleen C, General Manager at Alisal Guest Ranch & ResortResponded 24 September 2017

Thank you so much for your awesome review. It is amazing how many new friends are made here at the Ranch. Our activities are designed to get us all together and out enjoying each other! So glad you plan to return. Kathleen Cochran, General Manager

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Our now annual family vacation to the Alisal was perfect this time around! The atmosphere, activities, and food were spot on. We enjoyed the breakfast ride to the adobe on the wagon while other family members rode horses to meet us there! Thank you for...More

Thank Kaklimk
Response from Kathleen C, General Manager at Alisal Guest Ranch & ResortResponded 24 September 2017

Thank you so much for your outstanding review. I just love how many of our families make Alisal a place to come time and time again. Beautiful traditions are such an important part of our legacy. Thank you again! Kathleen Cochran, General Manager

Reviewed 15 September 2017

From check-in to departure this was a memorable, outstanding and to be repeated experience. All services were personable, and without any short comings. Guest convenience and comfort is at the highest standard. The menus are of high quality, great presentation and the resort services: golf,...More

Thank TrudyandDave1963
Response from Kathleen C, General Manager at Alisal Guest Ranch & ResortResponded 24 September 2017

Thanks so much for your awesome review! We hope to see you back at the Ranch soon. Kathleen Cochran, General Manager

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Visited Alisal for the first time over Labor Day weekend for a multi-generational family trip and unfortunately had a slew of bad experiences, mostly relating to poor service and misreprensentations of activities. On the plus side, the food was great, the vibe/decor was western rustic...More

1  Thank N3820MHpeterk
Response from Kathleen C, General Manager at Alisal Guest Ranch & ResortResponded 14 September 2017

Thank you for your detailed review. I am so sorry that you did not have the same experience as the majority of our guests. It does sound like we failed in a few area's of communication and for that I am deeply sorry. Thanks to...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went over the Labor Day weekend during record heat, but it really affected our trip tremendously. It never occurred to me to check, but living in Southern California I just assumed they would have AC. We arrived on Friday afternoon, and we were welcomed...More

Thank cuteesq
Response from Kathleen C, General Manager at Alisal Guest Ranch & ResortResponded 14 September 2017

I am so very sorry that the record heat over labor day weekend really impacted your stay at the Ranch. As you can read from our many other reviews- this is normally just not the case. The SYV generally has moderate temps that dip low...More

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Room & Suite (452)
Dining (140)
Pool & Beach (48)
Hotel & Grounds (147)
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Golf Course
Tennis Court
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
USD 663 - USD 1,071 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Solvang
#1 Family Hotel in Solvang
#3 Spa Hotel in Solvang
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 663 - USD 1,071 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Solvang
#1 Family Hotel in Solvang
#3 Spa Hotel in Solvang
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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