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San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 23 February 2015

My family stayed at Alisal for our first time over Christmas. We were delighted by the personalized attention and the incredible holiday atmosphere. The food at the resort was first rate and the staff exceptional. We are a very active family and all of us were kept busy from morning to night. We hiked daily, road our bikes to Los...

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TracyFrost, Guest Relations Manager at Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We are always happy to welcome new guests to the Ranch. Christmas at the Ranch is a magical time of year and we are glad that you spent it with us. We look forward to your return.

Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Alisal Ranch is a special place that feels as though graciousness and hospitality are deeply rooted in it's past. We were first-time visitors in October 2014 and returned in January 2015 with our elderly (85 & 94) parents in tow. The four of us were greeted warmly and staff seemed genuinely eager to ensure our stay was positive. Food &...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 January 2015

My family spent 4 days at The Alisal Guest Ranch over Christmas. We met up with grandparents, uncles, aunts, and cousins there. For such a huge property it felt very cozy and was well appointed for Christmas. Many decorated trees, ginger bread houses, wreaths, etc. I loved how people decorated their own "cabins" with lights and even brought their own...

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 6 January 2015

One has the sense at Alisal - at least over the holidays - that it is one big family. Everyone seems to know each other, they are assigned the same table every night for dinner (and newcomers have to move out of their way). Which makes it a little less welcoming to a newcomer. The rooms look like they could...

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Redmond, Washington, United States
Reviewed 5 January 2015

My family wanted an "experience" for Christmas. Alisal met the challenge. With two young kids and a bunch of adults, the ranch had everything we needed to keep everyone active and entertained. The kids had daily arts and craft activities, a petting zoo, hikes and more. For the adults, we loved the hiking and horseback riding. The ocean was nearby,...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 24 November 2014

My husband and I went here for a short, two night/ three day getaway. We booked the round up vacation package which includes unlimited green fees and horseback riding. My husband isn't much of a horseman and prefers to play golf whereas I love horses, so this place fit the bill. The location was BEAUTIFUL. The scenic trail rides were...

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Laguna Niguel, California
Reviewed 11 November 2014

My wife and I have visited the location a number of times over the years and it keeps getting better. Ideal if you like to golf, hike, play tennis or ride horses. We are active horse people therefore that is the prime activity we participate in. Wranglers are great and groups are small and arranged according to ability. Lots of...

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Santa Ana
Reviewed 8 November 2014

I had the pleasure of staying at Alisal Guest Ranch and truly enjoyed the experience. There is something to do for everyone from walking/running the trail behind the resort, riding horses, go to the petting zoo, play a round of golf at either the private or public course, enjoy the pool or simply sit outside of your room reading a...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Amazing ranch. Our 3 yr old had plenty to do: crafts, swimming- pool heated so in the warm fall weather it worked. Great hay ride up for breakfast, fun petting zoo. So much fun, I want to come back. They room was super clean. We got a s'more kit that entertained us all at night using the in room real...

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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 23 October 2014

During our holiday in California, we visited the ranch, and absolutely loved it. As an other guest wrote before: I wish, we had something like that in Europe. We had such a wonderful time and our boys, 4 and 9 years old, enjoyed every minute of the stay as we did. I hope, I will always remember the view from...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort is located in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley and renowned Santa Barbara County wine country. Privately owned and operated since 1946, the Alisal is a working cattle ranch and full-service resort. This historic ranch is one of four original Spanish land grants on the west coast given to conquistador Raimundo Carrillo in the late 1700’s. Today, the romance and majesty of the old west remain in the wide-open spaces and unspoiled natural beauty of the Alisal. They serve as a reminder of simpler times and as an invitation to those with a taste for adventure. As California's premier guest ranch, the Alisal transports guests back to a bygone era. Set on a 10,000-acre working cattle ranch, this one-of-a-kind resort blends the best of nature with exceptional golf, horseback riding, tennis, fishing on a 100-acre private lake, fitness center and spa, children's activities, barnyard activities and fine dining. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort

Address: 1054 South Alisal Road, Solvang, CA 93463
Region: United States > California > Solvang
Price Range: ₹ 24,087 - ₹ 51,054 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 73
Also Known As:
Alisal Guest Ranch And Resort
Alisal Guest Ranch Hotel Solvang
Alisal Hotel Solvang
Alisal Resort Solvang
Alisal Ranch Solvang
The Alisal Guest Ranch
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#1 Business Hotel in Solvang
#1 Family Hotel in Solvang
#4 Spa Hotel in Solvang
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