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Sierra Foothills
Reviewed yesterday NEW

When we checked out of Circle Z after 4 marvelous days, we booked for the same time next year. This was a VACATION! Not only do the guests enjoy the surroundings, but you should see the horses. They are in heaven....treated like royalty and thus they are "naturals" among the guests. My husband and I adored our horses, Crow and...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best vacations EVER...a fantastic adventure! The Circle Z family provided THE best service and THE best food! My room was beautiful and CLEAN. The Ranch magnificent even in winter. The wranglers made sure I was safe while riding my terrific horse, but not smothered. They taught this cowgirl how to ride without fear. The rides were beautiful,...

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Indiana
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

good food, great room, wonderful staff and horses, splendid scenery......great value for the money other guests were a lot of fun. little too much nose to tail riding for me but that is a small irritant.

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We hands down have one of the best riding programs, and what you refer to as "nose to tail riding" is for safety purposes as well as the type of terrain. Yes there are limits with what we can do, but from beginners to advanced riders we always satisfy our guests with...

Renton, Washington
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my 10th trip to the ranch and there seems to be something new to see every time. The horses, of course, were fabulous. George & Miko wouldn't have it any other way. The food & rooms were great and you cant say enough good things about ranch staff & wranglers. Have booked my next two trips for next...

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It is awesome having you as a guest, and we look forward to riding with you again soon!

Westwood, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a beginner rider and pretty much riding on level ground on the East Coast, I was feeling a little apprehensive. Mountains, rocks, desert! I've been back three times since my first ride in 2016. The level of expertise, knowledge, and patience surpasses any other experiences I've had in the past. I was comfortable from the first moment I checked...

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are so glad that you have enjoyed your experiences here, and have become a much more competent rider with our guidance. Looking forward to riding with you again!

Stouffville, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the ranch on February 5th. From the moment we stepped out of the car we were treated like family, with such warmth and friendliness. I was travelling with three girlfriends, one joined us from England and the rest of us are from Ontario, Canada. This is our 6th year of vacationing at a ranch, but our first...

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. It was a treat to have you and the other Saddlebags at the ranch, and we are delighted to have met your expectations. Looking forward to seeing you again!

Conneaut, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

The facility and staff exceeded any and all expectations. The wranglers were polite and exceedingly professional. The quality of the horses was superb; they were well trained, well fed and very well cared for. The ranch itself was beautiful and scenic, along with being historic. The ranch manager, his wife, and the owner of the ranch all participated in the...

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

What an honor to have you review us as and authentic experience. It is often hard for people who are looking to go to a ranch to know how to choose one that is true to the experiences and not too campy. We enjoyed having you and look forward to your next visit.

Kings Mountain, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent a week at the Circle Z Ranch and had a great time. The people there are top-notch and the horses are great. We like the riding, the wildlife sitings and the birds. This year we even had warm February weather. The food was excellent and we can't wait to go back again.

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

We enjoyed having you at the ranch. So glad you had a great time and enjoyed all we have to offer!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was A-1. Only complaint is... if you are trying to watch your weight, not a chance! Lots of choices and all delicious. Accommodations were perfect. Clean, spacious and comfortable. Nice porch to sit on. Pool was great to refresh in after a ride. The Cantina was a plus to enjoy Happy Hour with snacks and refreshments. Enjoyed the bon...

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It was wonderful getting to know you and your friends and we look forward to riding with you again!

Winchendon Springs, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have been riding at guest ranches for 13 years. Luckily, the two ranches we have stayed at have been excellent. We enjoy riding in the winter for numerous reasons, so most of our stays have been at Circle Z (open late Oct-late April). We meet the coolest people here. The dining is set up intimate family...

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Diana N, Owner at Circle Z Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! It was so enjoyable having you at the ranch again and we look forward to seeing you again on your next visit!

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Circle Z Ranch is a traditional guest ranch, offering horseback riding on hundreds of miles of trails just outside of Patagonia Arizona. We are an all inclusive ranch, serving 3 delicious meals daily. WE have a tennis court, heated outdoor pool, and a game room. Seven historic Spanish-style adobe guest cottages dot the plateau on which the Circle Z lies. Accommodations vary from individual rooms to suites with living rooms or entirely private cottages, each reflecting Southwestern charm. Our historic property is know worldwide for it's birding, beautiful vistas of the desert mountains, and a perennial stream that supports hundreds of species of animals and plant life. Come visit us for a traditional ranch experience in beautiful southwest Arizona. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Circle Z Ranch

Address: 1476 Route 82, Patagonia, AZ 85624
Region: United States > Arizona > Patagonia
Price Range: $222 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Circle z Ranch Hotel Patagonia
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“Whatever your needs, explain them to the staff and they will find you the perfect set-up.”
 of 5 bubbles JanskiKP, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in cottage 5, and it was wonderful. We were a group of 4 women, so the 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a sitting room/kitchenette for after dinner chat and a nightcap worked out perfectly! ”
 of 5 bubbles MaryAnneS60, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“One of the things we enjoy most is the relaxing and casual western room.”
 of 5 bubbles carrol2016, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles Grisellevene, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“the rooms and cottages are all nice”
 of 5 bubbles lindaandalann, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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