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Rafter Six Ranch Resort

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 2013

What a great place to spend a quite weekend away from all the big city distractions. Staff are very friendly and go out of their way to be helpful. Meals are great. The 2 hour Ride and walks made for a fantastic and memorable weekend.

2Thank Clabbyroad
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 23 January 2013

very rustic. cabins are great. food was amazing. view was amazing. animals were great. the main lodge rooms were mediocre. good size but tiny bathrooms. definately get a cabin! excellent value per night!

1Thank wildman1971
Banff, Canada
Reviewed 4 October 2012

Rafter Six Ranch is definitely not for everyone, but if it's for you, you will love it! You pay for the views. The rooms are basic and there is no phone or tv, but why would you be hanging out in your room when you could be horseback riding through the rocky mountains or traversing a ropes course high up...

6Thank KitKat908
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Felt like part of the family. Trail ride is a must. Lots of horses, dogs, and cowboys -- and a couple of wolf pups. Don't forget to check out the white buffalo. I will definitely be back. It felt like coming home. A little pricey but the staff made up for it. Meals are excellent and huge portions.

5Thank Gloria T
Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 5 September 2012

We had an awesome weekend. We couldnt of asked for a better place for a reunion. It was Very Rustic but it is a Ranch. Some of us went river rafting, ziplining, horseback riding, played pool and horse shoes. We got together every nite and and had a fire which was a social event.. And even some of the westcoasters...

2Thank Patty S
Lumsden, Canada
Reviewed 21 August 2012

I was extremely dissappointed when looking forward to a "dude ranch" experience to find the facilities run down and unsanitary. We had a cabin booked for 5 days, when we arrived the stove was filthy and fridge leaked water; we had to request they clean up the mouse feces in the washer/dryer area (like a porch) and we decided to...

6Thank Judy K
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 7 August 2012

we spent 3 days (2 nights) there over the weekend.. and although the staff was nice, some had a difficult time with English. The rooms were... plain would be polite. Ours had mould on the bedframe, and the sheets had what looked like oil stains on them. The bathroom was not as clean as what I would expect from accomodations......

8Thank TravellingTwits
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2012

we stayed as a family of 4 in the main lodge. The room was very basic and the bathroom was exceptionally poor. Not great value for money as the accomodation was so shoddy and jaded, but we still had a good time as the food was OK, the location was superb, the service was good and friendly and the white...

5Thank MarkCooper_10
Reviewed 1 August 2012

A friendly, family run hotel. We visited with two teenage children who enjoyed the experience. We stayed in the main lodge, a family room. I wasn't impressed, a small, dirty, bad quality room with a tiny, smelly bathroom. We had to share beds because the hotel failed to take in our request. The food was average, but well served with...

3Thank TravelExpert5
Strathmore, Canada
Reviewed 30 July 2012

Sure, the scenery is breathtaking, but don't forget your wallet while you're staring at the mountains, cause it's not free... We merely camped there one night, there are zero amenities (except for the toilet in the restaurant), no power or water for your camper, but hey, it's worth it right? You get to camp at a REAL ranch...I get goosebumps...

4Thank MikMat77

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Rafter Six Ranch Resort is a resort ranch with full facilities on site including horseback riding, whitewater rafting, and an adventure ropes course. Rafter Six Ranch Resort is located along the Kananaskis River nestled at the base of the Canadian Rockies. Located 2km from the Trans Canada Highway – we are 45 minutes west of Calgary and 20 minutes east of Canmore. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rafter Six Ranch Resort

Address: 81130 South Ranch Road East | P.O. Box 100, Exshaw, Alberta T0L 2C0, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Exshaw
Price Range: ₹ 6,149 - ₹ 21,088 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rafter Six Ranch Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 29
Also Known As:
Rafter Six Ranch Hotel Exshaw
Rafter 6 Ranch Resort
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“Just ask for a Mountain view”
JoanneW961, 2 Sep 2013 | Read review
“All seem to be good. Even the smallest room feels like a cabin. No fitness center but you don't need one with all the hiking and extra activities.”
GloriaT5, 23 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Go to Canmore plenty of condos for rent at half the price this would cost.”
JudyK833, 21 Aug 2012 | Read review
“I would try for a chalet”
MarkCooper_10, 4 Aug 2012 | Read review
“An individual cabin on the property. Do not go for the main lodge if you are a family.”
TravelExpert5, 31 Jul 2012 | Read review
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