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Big Creek Meadow Ranch

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Emeryville, California
Reviewed 20 April 2013

I do not normally leave poor reviews, but in this case I feel like I have to. The short story: My fiance and I wanted to have our wedding here. Joy and Harold were great, very helpful and excited to host our wedding. Sadly, they no longer work for Big Creek Meadow Ranch. Ann- the owner- is awful. She "forgot"...

13Thank Jessica P
Terry, Mississippi
Reviewed 21 October 2012

We stayed for one night while visiting Yosemite. Joy and her husband made us feel right at home. Since we are animal lovers, we really enjoyed the farm. We loved sitting on the deck and watching the animals. It is inconvenient that you have to drive to Groveland which was 5 miles further than the ranch from Yosemite to check...

Thank Cocoreb
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2012

Arrived at check-in to find a notice, 'Receptionist on break' and instructions to use phone on porch. This had a recorded message to leave a cell phone number and we would be contacted shortly. Unfortunately, there was no cell phone reception. Had to wait over 1/2 hour for the owners to turn up with apologies citing, 'out of range' telephone...

1Thank Michael-Aileen
Roseville, California, United States
Reviewed 21 August 2012

We stayed for one night on our way to Yosemite. I adored the cozy-homey ranch. Joy and her husband were great hosts and I LOVED the five week old kittens. Not for the snooty, but a great country experience!

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 20 August 2012

I am really glad to share with you the great experience we have had in this lovely ranch, surrounded by meadows and amazing views of Yosemite Park (an hour's drive away). We've been warmly welcomed by Joy and enjoyed so much her cosy, spacious, comfortable room and the quietness of the place. Each of the three rooms has its own...

2Thank Mochoka
Greeneville, Tennessee
Reviewed 27 May 2012

Be aware this is not a typical bed and breakfast. We arrived to check in and no one was there. There is no cell phone service, since it is in the middle of nowhere. After waiting for half an hour, we drove into town to their "sister" bed and breakfast to see if we could find anything out. They called...

4Thank Daniel S
Belper, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2011

We note the other reviews expressed concerns re booking, but we had no problem. We spoke to someone over the phone (ringing from the UK to Groveland) who was very helpful, and received an email confirmation within hours of making the booking. No credit card details were taken from us at this point. Onto the stay. It was great! The...

2Thank Helen H
Reviewed 12 September 2011

We stayed at Big Creek Meadow Ranch while looking for somewhere to stay near Yosemite National Park. Everything else was booked out a month in advance. The other reviews mention problems booking, but we had no problems (we booked through the tripadvisor link to hotels.com), and also got a confirmation. The ranch itself is fairly small (four rooms), with a...

2Thank devloop
Reviewed 30 March 2011

Just a short review of my experience with this Ranch - I am planning a 2 night stay in Yosemite in May 2011 and after researching the internet for suitable accommodation I stumbled across Big Creek Meadow Ranch. Location-wise it was perfect and we were also sold on the idea of staying on a ranch! It seemed the only way...

3Thank hotfuss73
Washington State
Reviewed 21 September 2010

I ended up not staying here, but had to post a review since it was such a strange and disturbing experience. I hope to help others not have the same experience. I called several times to try to book a reservation with Big Creek Meadow Ranch. No response. I tried sending an email through their website with my reservation requests...

6Thank flwrgrdn

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  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Big Creek Meadow Ranch

Address: 10551 Smith Station Rd, Groveland, CA 95321-9803
Region: United States > California > Groveland
Hotel Class:2 star — Big Creek Meadow Ranch 2*
Number of rooms: 3
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306jmiguelr, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We only saw one so can not give any advice.”
kennethd690, 13 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Every room has a different style but the beds were so comfortable. We had been camping in Yosemite for several days and it was a nice break from camping. The breakfast prepared for us by Sidney and Sarah was delicious and they were such nice company. They made a recommendation that we stop at a local swimming hole Rainbow Pool and it was one of the highlights of our trip. I was sad to learn that the swimming hole was affected by the recent rim fire, but glad to hear that the Ranch was not touched by fire.”
betsybaum, 23 Aug 2013 | Read review
“I think one room, not ours, has the bath outside the room!”
Bill1208, 2 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Your car is more comfortable. Do not stay here.”
DanielS134, 26 May 2012 | Read review
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