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Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort

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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Stayed for 4 nites, played golf 4 times. Great location for touring the local wineries. Solvang and Los Olivios are cute towns nearby to tour or go for lunch. One of the two golf courses had too much water, and was partially closed, then open...More

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Response from KathleenCochran, General Manager at Alisal Guest Ranch & ResortResponded 8 March 2017

Thank you so much for your kind comments about the Ranch. We do hope you will come back and play both courses. They are fully operational now. Please feel free to contact me directly. Hope to see you soon. Kathleen Cochran General Manager

Reviewed 23 February 2017

Alisal Ranch is a very special place. The location, the activities, the staff, and the experience are wonderful and unique. There is plenty to do on the (absolutely stunning) ranch property, and of course being in the Santa Ynez valley, there is lots of wine...More

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Response from KathleenCochran, General Manager at Alisal Guest Ranch & ResortResponded 5 March 2017

Thank you so much for your review. It sounds like you were able to take advantage of all the wonderful things that make Alisal so special. We can't wait to welcome you back. Kathleen Cochran General Manager

Reviewed 18 February 2017

Old school meets authentic ranch life. The barn/horse corral is prominent on your right as you arrive down the long, sycamore-lined driveway.... the horse experience was what it was all about for us.. particularly dad and our 10 year old! We had only rode a...More

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Response from 4sherrie, Director of Sales at Alisal Guest Ranch & ResortResponded 21 February 2017

We are always happy to hear wonderful stories about our guest's experience. Thank you so much and we look forward to your return. Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Our children enjoy the Alisal so much this past New Years vacation. Our son loved the welcoming cookie pie and the family last name on the greeting daily ranch itinerary. Every date look forward to know what he was going to do the next day....More

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Response from KathleenCochran, General Manager at Alisal Guest Ranch & ResortResponded 28 January 2017

Thank you so much for your five star review! We are so glad you returned and hope you make this a family tradition! Kathleen Cochran General Manager

Reviewed 18 January 2017

We've been going to the Alisal with my sister's family for almost 20 years. It's the perfect getaway with no distractions. You can be as active as you want with horseback riding, archery, golf, hiking, swimming. Or you can bring books and relax. The food...More

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Response from KathleenCochran, General Manager at Alisal Guest Ranch & ResortResponded 28 January 2017

Thank you so much for your outstanding review. We are so glad that you have made this an family tradition. All the best, Kathleen Cochran General Manager

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Room Service
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
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Price range
US$ 718 - US$ 994 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Solvang
#1 Business Hotel in Solvang
#2 Spa Hotel in Solvang
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 718 - US$ 994 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Solvang
#1 Business Hotel in Solvang
#2 Spa Hotel in Solvang
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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MyDestinNation
29 October 2017|
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Response from naeinsd | Reviewed this property |
I would say no.
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bmk1956
9 November 2016|
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Response from 4sherrie | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in Alisal. The cattle operations are kept separate from the guest experience. We do have a small amount of cattle we use during our Rodeo (summer months only).
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Louise S
7 August 2015|
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Response from Tracy F | Property representative |
We would love to have you join us for dinner again. Please call Steve Cowdrey (805) 686-7644 to make a reservation.
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Room Tips
"Rooms 61-70 are more private."
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"Not sure how you choose a room. We stayed in the studio suite and it was excellent."
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"All the rooms are amazing but be prepared - no tv, it is a disconnect from the world kind of place!"
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"I saw several of the cottages, they all seemed spacious and comfortable."
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