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toronto
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Be sure you know what you are getting into before booking the SLR. We loved it for two nights in March 2017 but it certainly isn’t for everybody. Located in the beautiful rolling hills of the Saguaro Lake area, the SLR offers a fairly rustic experience. Our cabin did not have a tv, a fridge or a coffeemaker. But it...

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stumbled onto a treasure when I booked here. The people are some of the most friendly that I have ever experienced anywhere in my 60 years of traveling. I would return here over and over. The scenery is breathtaking. The people are top Notch. The breakfast was fabulous. The place has the old world charm of an old John...

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Thank homesafe60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice clean units , the staff are very nice . This place is off the beaten path , quiet and comfy . The view of rock out cropping is truly spectacular. No tv as far as I could see , which is nice . The lodge has lots of books !!!

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1Thank Tom D
London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous cosy place to stay, with the feel of the Old West (okay I'm English, so everything delighted me). I particularly love the skunk running around the porch, but others might not be so keen! It's a great place for a walk down to the river at dawn, I also got a great welcome and "dinner" in front of a...

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1Thank PearlEscapes
Paris, France
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is truly a gorgeous ranch, with unexpected beauty all around you. The cliffs, the saguaros, the vast, lush lawns, and a nice, clean pool in the center of it all- you really can lose yourself in its serenity and beauty. The staff seemed nice, the breakfast was really good (but don't show up before 9am). There are no irons...

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1Thank Brianna S
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We booked a kayak tour here and turns out it is more like a glorified kayak rental. The river in its first part is very beautifull big rock formations by the river, birds and fireflies. But once you cross the first bridge like 30 min into the trip, there is a landing place where many college students go tubbing drinking...

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Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

What a great place for a wedding. I was a guest here and the place was absolutely amazing for our 3 day wedding. Tubing kayaking wild horses beautiful stars cute cabins... Amazing stay and great memories made!

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1Thank Craig M
Puerto Aventuras, Mexico
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I did the 4 hour Granite Reef paddle. I've done this paddle with them many times, just haven't yet reviewed them here. But on monday had such an epic trip I had to write! The Granite Reef trip is about 4 hours, depending on your own exuberance. I do this trip to relax and unwind, so am not pushing at...

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1Thank CoryFriend
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Such a special trip for my sister's 40th and it was truly the staff that are the heart and soul of this super special place. They are the Ritz Carlton of customer service only desert country style. Every single person takes a genuine interest in your stay right down to the guy who picks you up at the end of...

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We did not come here for an overnight stay, but rather to use their kayaking services. We did the two hour kayak trip and were extremely impressed! Our group arrived late and the staff seamlessly had us join a group that was coming next without any complaints. The girl in the office was so polite and the man who gave...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the Tonto National Forest along the banks of the Salt River, this historic guest ranch boasts rustic 26 cabins. An outdoor pool offers views of the Goldfield Mountain Range.Featuring traditional Western décor, each cabin comes with a private bathroom. With no TVs or phones, all cottages offer a place to kick back and relax.Guests are welcomed in the main lodge complete with a stone fireplace and wagon wheel lights. Breakfast is served in the dining room featuring a real Saguaro skeleton.Guided horseback riding is available from mid-October to early May. Kayaking and river tubing are available from April to October. Hiking and bird watching are available year round.Saguaro Lake Ranch is located 15 miles from Mesa in the Tonto National Forest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch

Address: 13020 N Bush Hwy, Mesa, AZ 85215-9724
Region: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Mesa
Price Range: $199 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Saguaro Lake Ranch Hotel Mesa
Saguaro Lake Hotel
Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch Mesa, Arizona
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Mesa
#5 Best Value Hotel in Mesa
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“If internet connection is an issue you will need to get a cabin close to the main lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles homesafe60, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you get a king/queen cabin! Kids in the bunk bed rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 302briannas, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in 8 and 10. Both were great. 10 had a little living room area.”
 of 5 bubbles Lanatravels, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I'd ask for a cabin close to the water-though you are never more than a minute or two away.”
  • Couch with tapestry.
  • Little Pink Adobe Casita
  • View from the porch of my cabin.
 of 5 bubbles Alobar49, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“from any room. the longer the walk, the more beauty to behold~ visually & to hear more birds singing.”
 of 5 bubbles gratefulNthankful, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
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