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Wilson Ranches Retreat Bed & Breakfast

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

Was looking to see Oregon Ranch life from the inside and got more than I expected. Beautiful location and a friendly and wonderful family to show you what Ranch life is all about. Our stay at the Wilson's Ranch was the highlight of our Oregon holiday and we thank them for the down home hospitality. Forget the "dude" Ranch and... More 

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2 Thank Nik V
Rockville, Maryland
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Wilson Ranches Retreat. Nancy & Phil could not have been more welcoming or informative. The breakfasts were completely amazing, including the absolute best biscuts in the universe. Even though there is not much going on in Fossil itself, the beauty of the surrounding area more than makes up for it. I experienced ocular-overload: it... More 

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Hambergen, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2014

Yes, we are from Germany and yes, we still love to experience the "real America", not the one full of blank looking tourists. We lived a few years in Texas and learned a lot about American people during everyday life. We still have American friends, who we visit on a regular basis. Every time we are in the U.S., we... More 

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1 Thank MMOHZ
Eugene, Oregon
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

If you want to get up close and personal with cows and horses and really understand what ranch life in Oregon is like, this is the place. When we were there, the cows were calving in the barn near the guest house. Incredibly welcoming owners Phil and Nancy not only do the cooking, they sit down and have breakfast with... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2014

This is a followup to my "Global Top 10" review of May 5, 2011, based on a bunch of return visits. Sometimes you go somewhere, love it the first couple times, then return and think, "Hmm, not so much." I'm writing to say the opposite -- this place is every bit as great as it was when we first found... More 

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5 Thank ITravelandEat
Wedderburn, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 October 2013

My husband and I have been going here for years. Nancy and Phil are great, and breakfasts, both food and conversation, are a good start for the day. Each year there are interesting people from all over the States and sometimes the world. One visit I studied my Italian with a woman from England who was also studying Italian. The... More 

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Reviewed 13 September 2013

I've been visiting the Ranch since it opened and I would advise everyone on the planet to do so at least once!! It will only take once to get you hooked on the power and beauty of this place. Its simply magic! The Wilsons are honest, warm, funny, and hard working folks who provide you with outstanding service and food,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2013

There aren't many locations in Oregon where guests may ride horseback and this is the best of them. The inn is very excellent, super clean (Karen the housekeeper does a great! job), breakfast is large and excellent, and it is peaceful spot to visit. Fossil is certainly off the beaten track but there are many diversions in the area. There... More 

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Lincolnshire, Uk
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Reviewed 13 June 2013

What can I say that hasn't already been said. If you are visiting the Fossil area there is no better place to stay. Take some food with you to cook on the BBQs provided because you won't want ot go out to eat at night. Whether you want to use the WRR as a base for touring the area or... More 

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Astoria, Oregon, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2013

Heard about this B & B from my wife's coworker. He had not been here but it looked good so we tried it. Glad we did. The house is a nice quiet place to stay, the breakfast is awesome, Nancy cooked the first one and Karen the second , both were great with a personal touch to each. You eat... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wilson Ranches is a 9,000 acre cattle and hay ranch three miles West of Fossil, Oregon. The Retreat has six ranch style guest rooms, two common baths, two private baths, and a spacious living and dining room. Enjoy horseback riding in a geologically and historically rich area of Wheeler County. Wheeler County is home of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument and has the richest find of prehistoric fossils in the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wilson Ranches Retreat Bed & Breakfast

Address: 15809 Butte Creek Ln, PO Box 274, Fossil, OR 97830-8339
Region: United States > Oregon > Fossil
Price Range: $158 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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