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21 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My son, his wife, two sons, my husband and I spent a lovely four days, three nights at Southern Cross. We never were tempted to leave, staying busy with horse riding, walks, and delicious meals. Staff are polite and helpful, the property, beautiful and spacious, and the horses are such a joy.

Thank kmascaro
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78 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This "dude ranch" bed and breakfast made a perfect quick getaway. We were to go in June but had to put it off. Excellent time to go! We are returning home now with great memories, full bellies, and new friends. The food is delicious. The room we had was well appointed, Scarlett O' Hara. The horses are well trained, and... More 

2 Thank abrooks1282
Madisonville, Louisiana
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197 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed here for a weekend event in Madison so we did not have chance to ride. The room we had was a little small but very comfortable. The bathroom was large with a large shower, no tub if you like one. We only had the breakfast but it was one of the best B&B buffet breakfasts we have ever... More 

1 Thank skyhawk13
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had booked one night at this amazing guest ranch after a recommendation by friends. Having absolutly no riding experience, we had a wonderfull horseback riding afternoon. Staff was very helpfull and would answer all your questions. He amazing buffet made by chef Will at dinner made us decide to stay until lunch the following day. The rooms are very... More 

1 Thank Kris B
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Myself and my husband spent the first 3 nights of our honeymoon here, could not have picked a better place to stay,had a fantastic time,beautiful scenery on the trail rides, some of the best food we've ever had,the ranch is so beautiful and peaceful,just what we needed after the crazy run up to our wedding! very clean,most comfortable bed ever!... More 

1 Thank Amanda D
Fort Myers, Florida
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Even if you don't ride horses, this is a great place to get away form it all. A very relaxing and peaceful paradise nestled in among sweeping views of pleasant pastures with over 200 horses. The rooms are very nice, cozy, and welcoming after a pleasant ride on one of the many horses available. If you are an experienced rider... More 

1 Thank John W
Macher, Spain
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

My friend and I recently spent 4 nights at Southern Cross Guest Ranch. Location excellent - about an hours drive from Atlanta airport - accommodation and food first class. Horse riding great fun - very relaxing & informal - we rode twice a day and apart from first ride with a guide, we were on our own with our lovely... More 

1 Thank Elaine M
Labadie, Missouri
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 September 2016

My two adult daughters and I recently spent a few heavenly days at Southern Cross Guest Ranch. It was my fourth visit, one daughter had been once before and my other daughter was on her first visit. The time we spent at the Ranch is now one of my very favorite memories. We had so much fun riding, eating, laughing,... More 

1 Thank jbloc5
Duluth, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We have a 4.5 year old daughter that is just crazy about horses -- more like obsessed. We had never been to the ranch before, and I just stumbled across it online. Although the pictures looked good on the website, I worried there would not be enough to do for my daughter, even with the trail rides. I was very... More 

Thank jcr9052
Miami, Florida
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I recently visited Southern Cross Ranch; An amazing horse heaven place...They have over 200 horses and over 60 acres of trails. I was very pleased with the cleanliness of the entire place. The home made food was excellent, the entire staff was friendly and very welcoming. A great place to go with family, or even on your own. I am... More 

Thank s4ever2013

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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: ₹ 5,455 - ₹ 30,683 (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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“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
“2nd floor rooms are best for viewing the pastures and watch the horses roam.”
 of 5 bubbles 783rayr, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“There are all exceptional!”
 of 5 bubbles ugadawg56, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in the Savannah suite - living room, bedroom, bath and patio! Great accomodations!”
 of 5 bubbles B1711JYpatriciab, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
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