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    Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort

    1054 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-3033
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    • Excellent75%
    • Very good11%
    • Average5%
    • Poor7%
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 16 September 2017

    This was an amazing experience for our enitre family (kids aged 6 and 15 months). Spectacular location and grounds. The staff is very friendly and accomodating. I enjoyed meeting new friends/guests which was faciliated by the structure of the organized events during our stay. We...More

    Thank 908jmp
    Response from Kathleen C, General Manager at Alisal Guest Ranch & ResortResponded 24 September 2017

    Thank you so much for your awesome review. It is amazing how many new friends are made here at the Ranch. Our activities are designed to get us all together and out enjoying each other! So glad you plan to return. Kathleen Cochran, General Manager

    Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

    Our now annual family vacation to the Alisal was perfect this time around! The atmosphere, activities, and food were spot on. We enjoyed the breakfast ride to the adobe on the wagon while other family members rode horses to meet us there! Thank you for...More

    Thank Kaklimk
    Response from Kathleen C, General Manager at Alisal Guest Ranch & ResortResponded 24 September 2017

    Thank you so much for your outstanding review. I just love how many of our families make Alisal a place to come time and time again. Beautiful traditions are such an important part of our legacy. Thank you again! Kathleen Cochran, General Manager

    Reviewed 15 September 2017

    From check-in to departure this was a memorable, outstanding and to be repeated experience. All services were personable, and without any short comings. Guest convenience and comfort is at the highest standard. The menus are of high quality, great presentation and the resort services: golf,...More

    Thank TrudyandDave1963
    Response from Kathleen C, General Manager at Alisal Guest Ranch & ResortResponded 24 September 2017

    Thanks so much for your awesome review! We hope to see you back at the Ranch soon. Kathleen Cochran, General Manager

    Reviewed 6 September 2017

    Visited Alisal for the first time over Labor Day weekend for a multi-generational family trip and unfortunately had a slew of bad experiences, mostly relating to poor service and misreprensentations of activities. On the plus side, the food was great, the vibe/decor was western rustic...More

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    Response from Kathleen C, General Manager at Alisal Guest Ranch & ResortResponded 13 September 2017

    Thank you for your detailed review. I am so sorry that you did not have the same experience as the majority of our guests. It does sound like we failed in a few area's of communication and for that I am deeply sorry. Thanks to...More

    Reviewed 6 September 2017

    We went over the Labor Day weekend during record heat, but it really affected our trip tremendously. It never occurred to me to check, but living in Southern California I just assumed they would have AC. We arrived on Friday afternoon, and we were welcomed...More

    Thank cuteesq
    Response from Kathleen C, General Manager at Alisal Guest Ranch & ResortResponded 13 September 2017

    I am so very sorry that the record heat over labor day weekend really impacted your stay at the Ranch. As you can read from our many other reviews- this is normally just not the case. The SYV generally has moderate temps that dip low...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
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    • Meeting Rooms
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    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
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    • Golf Course
    • Tennis Court
    • Heated pool
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    • US$663 - US$1,071 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
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    29 October 2017|
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    Response from naeinsd | Reviewed this property |
    I would say no.
    9 November 2016|
    Response from 4sherrie | Property representative |
    Thank you for your interest in Alisal. The cattle operations are kept separate from the guest experience. We do have a small amount of cattle we use during our Rodeo (summer months only).
    Louise S
    7 August 2015|
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    Response from Tracy F | Property representative |
    We would love to have you join us for dinner again. Please call Steve Cowdrey (805) 686-7644 to make a reservation.
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    "Many options around the property. Check out the site map online."
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    "Our suite was located on the main driveway with scenic views of valley and mountains"
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    "If you have a baby, request one level room."
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    "No young children? Choose a perimeter room. Consult with reservations early and Alisal staff will work..."
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