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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This Ranch was amazing a great fun. The staff who worked whilst on our visit were so kind and nice to us. The food we had at the ranch was very good. the lodge was clean, and welcoming. In the evening we had a camp fire, the facilities there were excellent. We also went Horse riding which was a great... More 

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british columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We and another couple have been coming to Crystal Waters Guest Ranch for 8 years for the duration of 10 days. Do I need to say more? We would not go back repeatedly had it not been for our hosts. Nicole and her staff go above and beyond to make us feel like we are truly welcome. They joined us... More 

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NicksCW, Owner at Crystal Waters Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Mae, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! Every year we are looking forward to the day when you guys pull in and settle down for your well-deserved 10 days of camping and fishing here at the ranch. You are a part of our family and June wouldn't be the same without you. And it... More 

Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

We’ve had the pleasure to spend unforgettable days at the Crystal Waters Guest Ranch this june. We’ve enjoyed the trail rides through this unique beautiful landscape, as well as kayaking and swimming in the lake. The accommodations are unique (just excellent), the staff is great and the meals where delicious. The price value is excellent (we’ve compared it to quite... More 

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NicksCW, Manager at Crystal Waters Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Erik, dear Maryke, Thanks for taking the time to write a review! We enjoyed the time with you guys so much, it was a lot of fun, and we wished you could have stayed all summer! So keep on riding until our trails cross again :-) Big hugs, Nicole and the Crystal Waters Team More 

Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2013

I stayed here for the first time August 2013 with my Mom and Mom in law and it was a wonderful experience that I highly recommend. I can't wait to go back and plan to next year. Nicole is such a great host and made my stay the best. I was made to feel at home by her and the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2013

I've been here before when the previous owner was running it. It was a great time so I decided to return the second time with my Boyfriend. The new owners were friendly enough. During our stay there was a small group of Germans visiting the ranch. During our entire stay we felt left out as all conversations were in German... More 

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NicksCW, Manager at Crystal Waters Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Hi there, First of all, thank you for taking the time to post a review about your stay here at the ranch, and thank you for your honest feedback! We feel very sorry that you got this impression, we want everybody to have a good time and to enjoy the horseback riding, the location and anything else around here. We... More 

Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 4 July 2013

As a kid my family used to holiday on Crystal Lake. I had not been back since the mid 1980's and when I learned there was a guest ranch on the lake now I went up for three nights. After a stunning six hour drive up the Fraser Canyon from Vancouver I was greeted by the owners and their two... More 

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Nanaimo,BC
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Reviewed 2 June 2013

We had an amazing time at Crystal Waters Guest Ranch. The spot is unbelievable.... it looks just like all the photos. The lake is beautiful and the property is peaceful but at the same time bustling with activity from animals both domestic and wild. The staff do a wonderful job of making you feel at home, but also giving you... More 

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Aldergrove, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2013

This guest ranch is located in the most scenic, peaceful & relaxing place you'd ever want to visit. The riding trails are the best I've ever been on, you can't get a nicer more beautiful view as you can here. The hospitality from the owners & staff is always wonderful & make you feel at home & a part of... More 

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Perissa, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2012

We spent a couple of days riding at this peacefull guest ranch set on a serene lake. The owners and hands were a delight. The facilities were exceptionally clean and well maintained. We will be back to stay longer.

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Wellington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2012

This is truly a remote and relaxing spot. We were only intending to stay one night on our long Canadian road-trip but were seduced by the lake, views, horses, dogs, wildlife and rustic cabins. Nicole and Thilo were lovely hosts and we felt welcomed and at home. Could have stayed a month!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience your ultimate, all inclusive Horse Ranch and Fly-fishing Vacation. Up here the air is clean and the land is wild, no traffic to fight and no appointments to keep... You're about to embark on a truly unique western adventure...Amongst the rolling hills of British Columbia's Cariboo Chilcotin, on the shores of Crystal Lake, you'll find Crystal Waters Guest Ranch. Established at the turn of the century, the ranch sits in a scenic valley of lakes, meadows, wetlands and forests. Lt's home to some of the finest horseback riding back country and fly-fishing that can be found anywhere in Canada and across North America.You'll wake to the sound of loons calling across the lake, enjoy a western breakfast buffet, then set out for a day of adventure. In the evening join the other guests and staff in the dining room. Have a glass of wine, share stories about the days activities, hear some cowboy country tales, then sit down to a hearty ranch style buffet. Later, kick back by the campfire, throw some darts, play cards or watch a movie in the lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crystal Waters Guest Ranch

Address: 7806 Bonaparte Road North | Box 147, Bridge Lake, British Columbia V0K 1E0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Bridge Lake
Price Range: $145 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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