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Cockrell's High Desert Lodging

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Lakeview, Oregon
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Greeted by 4 tired, friendly Border Collies who moved 500 Angus off the desert that day. Modernized, spotless lodge, BREATHTAKING Eagle Peak Wilderness & Hays Range. Cockrells r the SALT of the EARTH!

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Debra C, Owner at Cockrell's High Desert Lodging, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to get to meet you. Thank you for choosing High Desert Lodging. Debra

Red Bluff, California
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I traveled with a group of friends and our horses for a riding weekend in the South Warner Mountain Wilderness, and we stayed at the Cockrell's Ranch outside of Cedarville. The guest houses are absolutely beautiful. The décor is very attractive, with the majority of the pictures on the walls taken by Debra Cockrell herself. She is a very talented...

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Debra C, Owner at Cockrell's High Desert Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting Surprise Valley and staying at High Desert Lodging. Sure was nice to meet all of you gals. I really enjoyed spending some time with you. We look forward to seeing you again. Remember to make your reservations far in advance, as we book up fast. Thank you for your review Deb Cocktell

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful weekend at this true working cattle ranch of the Cockrells.we were treated like family and the lodges were so clean and decorated in awesome photos taken by Debra of her lovely family ! This is my second stay and I can't wait to do it again! It's a real treat for us and our horses to...

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Debra C, Owner at Cockrell's High Desert Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you so much for introducing us to your great group of friends. I too enjoyed spending some time with you gals. Thank you for taking the time to write a response. Look forward to seeing you again. Remember to make your reservations well in advance. Deb Cockrell

Reviewed 23 August 2016

a relaxing visit on a working ranch, as the hay was being baled while we sipped our coffee outside on the patio. Enjoyed watching the deer and quail in the nearby pastures. Beautiful flowers and landscaping outside, while indoors beautiful photos and western decorations.

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Debra C, Owner at Cockrell's High Desert Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting Cockrell Ranch and High Desert Lodging. Also, thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is much appreciated.

Gresham
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We love our time spent at the Cockrell! The area is so beautiful, and the homes are both very well set up with everything you need! I just love the decor in both of the homes, Debra has done such a beautiful job, we look forward to our next trip!

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Debra C, Owner at Cockrell's High Desert Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review on Trip advisor. It was so nice to see you again. We look forward to seeing you again. Have a very blessed rest of the year. Debra Cockrell Ranch and High Desert Lodging!!!!

Wilton, California
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Cockrell's High Desert Lodging may off the beaten path, but that is what makes the place extra special. It allows you to instantly unwind and enjoy the countryside and fresh air. Debra and Will are the most gracious and accommodating hosts you will find anywhere - they are kind, intelligent, and experts at making you feel at home and with...

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Debra C, Owner at Cockrell's High Desert Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you Scott and Shelly for your beautiful review. It was so nice to finally meet you. We look forward to seeing you again. Many blessings to you and your family. Will and Debra Cockrell Family

Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Never met Debra as she was making a trip to Bend Oregon, but she was kind enough to open the lodge for us stay on short notice. We did meet her son who gave us an overview of the ranch and it's history. This is fascinating in itself. Beautiful restored ranch house with all the amenities. We sat in the...

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Debra C, Owner at Cockrell's High Desert Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you nice response and review. Hope to get a chance to meet you

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 10 October 2015

A beautiful home in a beautiful setting. The larger lodge is perfect for a family or group of friends, though the elderly will need to be careful to not trip over the small steps and ledges, especially around the toilet.

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Debra C, Owner at Cockrell's High Desert Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing a review. It was very nice to meet you. Sincerely, Debra Cockrell

Klamath Falls, Oregon
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The Short(ish) Review (TLDR review to follow): My family of three (myself, my husband, and our 11-year-old son) have stayed here for a week, twice a year, for 12 years now. It’s like our vacation home… without the costs of taxes and upkeep. That alone should tell you, we LOVE this place. It’s become our ‘sacred cow’, so to speak…...

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Debra C, Owner at Cockrell's High Desert Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you Tamera for the review on your years of staying with us. It is always a pleasure to have your family. We look forward to seeing you in December. Sincerely, Debra Cockrell

Angwin
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Beautiful scenery surroundings, cozy, clean and comfortable inside. Wonderful. Hospitality!! On my first visit, I was able to enjoy an in room massage. Just returned from my second visit yesterday. I will definitely return and bring friends!! (A sweet desert gem in Surprise Valley).

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Debra C, Owner at Cockrell's High Desert Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review on your experience at our Lodge and sharing with others. We look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Debra Cockrell High Desert Lodging.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Ranch & Lodging are surrounded by the beautiful panoramic views of mountains, meadows, cattle and wildlife and the true ranching traditions of a working cattle ranch. While staying at one of the ranches top quality Five Star Lodges (as stated by many, many guests ) you will enjoy the peacefulness that country style living has to offer. By the Night, Weekend or Week. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cockrell's High Desert Lodging

Address: 811 County Road 31, 8 miles south of Cedarville, Cedarville, CA 96104
Region: United States > California > Cedarville
Number of rooms: 6
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 of 5 bubbles jitterbugrugs, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“get your reservation in early, and don't be last minute.”
 of 5 bubbles jeanbZ9090QS, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“its two lodges with multiple bedrooms, you could sleep a large family in one of the lodges”
 of 5 bubbles 661ronk, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Couple or small family? Lodge #2. Large or multi-family? Lodge #1.”
 of 5 bubbles TamaraNW, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles 4Tambo, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
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