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Southern Cross Ranch

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 July 2016

My husband and I stayed for 5 nights. The staff at the house we're welcoming and friendly and nothing was a problem. The dining area delivered 3 full cooked meals a day which were absolutely delicious and catered for many tastes. Thank to the kitchen staff, they are fantastic and do an amazing job. In between meals you can relax...

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1Thank Sparrow1973
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Southern Cross Guest Ranch is a paradise for horse and nature lovers. I spent 7 nights at Southern Cross and didn’t want to leave…. Here’s why: The staff (that includes the staff in the main house, kitchen and barn): everybody was super friendly and always happy to help The food: Oh my God the food! It was absolutely delicious. I...

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Gig Harbor, Washington, United States
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I arrived and thought ok cute, old house, lovely pastures. My first ride was right after lunch ... I was very disappointed we could not ride the wet slippery trails due to the five prior days of rain. So we rode tail to nose in the pasture. Everyone was nice although I was a bit grumbly. Next morning ... Good...

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2Thank Kathy E
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Southern Cross is the epitome of gracious southern hospitality. They've perfected welcoming and warmth when traveling. I've been riding since I was 3 and I'm a southerner, being here felt like home only better. Food was excellent, hosts are gracious and the horses, oooooo there's just not enough room to write all there is to say about the horses, riding...

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1Thank MDCJCJ
1 Deciembre, Romania
Reviewed 25 May 2016

After planning our trip for months, we flew out to Southern Cross Guest Ranch. I was so excited to trot and canter through the acres of beautiful trails during my stay. Unfortunately, it rained a couple of times and the only thing we could do is "walk" in circles around the pasture for our two hour rides. It was terribly...

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3Thank barbmaceachern88
Bluffton, South Carolina
Reviewed 19 May 2016

My wife and I went here with another couple for 3 days and nights. That's 12 hours in the saddle riding along over 300 acres. More experienced riders can opt to ride on their own over the 300+ acres. You are taught to procure your personally assigned horse from the paddock, curry he or she and properly saddle them prior...

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2Thank Ray R
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and me spent 2 nights here and wish we could have stayed longer. It's a really relaxed, quite magical place. Neither of us are big riders but have done a bit of riding in the past. We went on the group trail rides the first couple of rides and then out by ourselves a few times. Every ride...

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1Thank fifi1213
Reviewed 12 April 2016

We have 4 kids - 12, 9, 7, 5 and try to keep them outdoors and active as much as possible. This was a perfect spring break trip from Tampa. Away from the heat, not the beach but a drivealbe distance. Property and the schedule kept the kids busy ALL DAY LONG. Between horse rides, meals, and game room, they...

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1Thank Robert H
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I recently took my son riding for a few days and we had a great time at this ranch. The horses seem well looked after and the rides are very organized. We got to see a few new baby foals that had just arrived into the world. I loved riding Keno and Brittany and Alex were very good guides. David...

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Saint Augustine, Florida
Reviewed 11 April 2016

My husband and I just returned from our getaway from Southern Cross. We have been there several times and we are always sad to leave. In fact, my husband was not a horse person until we met and now he is considering getting his own horse one day. There are so many great things to say about Southern Cross. From...

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  • Breakfast included
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Southern Cross Ranch is a new breed of dude-ranch experience that combines a working ranch with the comfort of a cozy bed-and-breakfast inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Cross Ranch

Address: 1670 Bethany Church Rd., Madison, GA 30650
Region: United States > Georgia > Madison
Price Range: $104 - $586 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Southern Cross Ranch 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Southern Cross Ranch Hotel Madison
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“You're not really in your room - you're outside the whole time with the beautiful horses, or by the pool or in the game room”
 of 5 bubbles bambi357, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were in the 'Plantation' room. It was upstairs away from the noise and had a good view.”
 of 5 bubbles jwholl, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the pastures are the ones to grab!”
 of 5 bubbles alf942, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We did not leave the premises during our stay, but were never without things to keep us happy.”
 of 5 bubbles jbloc5, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are nice, the cat 5 rooms are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles Sparrow1973, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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