We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Kohl's Ranch Lodge

Show Prices
#3 of 12 Hotels in Payson
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Kohl\\
Kohl's Ranch Lodge
Panoramas (9)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

358 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 357: English reviews
Start your review of Kohl's Ranch Lodge
 Click to rate
Kalamazoo MI
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice quiet place well out of town in the AZ mountains. Pretty cold off season but we enjoyed our stay. Pleasant room with lots of outdoor games/activities (in season) for all ages. Very pleasant and helpful staff. Strange internet service, very slow, sometimes absent, sometimes blocking commonly visited sites with strange "security certificate' errors. While the on site staff were...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Bill M
Gilbert, Arizona
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The lodge was cozy and the staff friendly. The bed was very comfortable, which I really appreciate when staying away from home. Because it was the off season, it was not crowded at all. The lodge isn't huge, so I'm not sure how I would have enjoyed staying off of the pool in the busy summer months. For a quiet...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank jessicalmayfield2
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is a beautiful resort. Cabins are very cute. Unfortunately it rained majority of the time which was a bummer so kids couldn't enjoy pool or activities. Love that they had a kennel so could bring my dogs & great rate. Loved that they had a restraunt so didn't have to go far for dinner or breakfast. Will come back...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Leslie J
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We were given false information about our reservation and the staff were not willing to help us. The room descriptions need to be revised. The location is far from town and we couldnt cancel our reservation, so we had to stay here.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Ignacio J
Diamond R, Guest Relations Manager at Kohl's Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Ignacio J, for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We would like to assure you that the impression you have stated in your review after your recent experience at Khol's Ranch Lodge is not what we strive to offer our guests and we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you have experienced. Rest assured that we...

Rowland Heights, California
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We had two 2-bedroom cabins for our group's visit to Payson during Christmas. The rooms were okay except for the mice that visited one of our cabins (and our neighbor's cabin as well). The wifi was painfully slow and unreliable and there is no cell signal. So, this is a perfect place if you like to get away from all....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank BigFishDiveClub
Cottonwood, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for 3 days. First they are very accommodating if you need to bring your pet. The studios are nice and comfortable. Would have preferred a cabin but none were available right before Christmas. All employees very nice and friendly.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Shawna H
Surprise, Arizona
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The cabins are very nice, comfortable and well equipped. There is a stable for horseback riding in walking distance. The restaurant on the property serves great pizza, soups, and now my favorite Macaroni and Cheese! I look forward to my next get away there. It is perfect for couples and families with children. There are barbeques by the cabins and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank MerryMary2016
Green Valley, Arizona
Reviewed 21 November 2016

If you don't mind having mice running around in your unit then this would be ok. We caught 3 mice and there were still more in the unit when we left. We have never stayed in a resort or hotel room that had mice in it. This is uncalled for. Beware if you are not an owner because then I...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank marie9390
Diamond R, Manager at Kohl's Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Our property maintains an aggressive pest-control program in order to protect against pest problems during the seasons were they are imminent. We truly apologize for the anomalies that occurred during your visit and hope this situation will not deter you from visiting us in the future.

Glendale, Arizona
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Our visit/stay at Kohl's Ranch exceeded our expectations. This is a quaint and quiet property next to Tonto Creek and close to Rim Country fishing lakes. The staff was friendly and accommodating. They made you feel right at home. Our room was clean and comfortable. There are cabins on the property and another guest told me the cabins are very...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank nrich2016
Chandler, Arizona
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Nice room, but service was atrocious. Bartender wouldn't provide the wifi password. Couldn't get me into my room until 5 PM--even though I checked in at 2:30. Air conditioner cycled on and off continually all night, which was disruptive. Put me next to the ice machine, which was also noisy. Also overheard a complaint about the food at the restaurant,...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank scottsU6554JF
Diamond R, Manager at Kohl's Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Our Check-in and out times are provided on your reservation confirmation, we apologize that you did not notice this detail. Any issues within your unit brought to our attention would be rectified as swiftly as possible; we hope you bring this issue to our attention on your next visit.

805 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (257)
Viewed
Room/Suite (61)
Viewed
View from Room (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (84)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (8)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Other (82)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (511)
Viewed
Amenities (84)
Viewed
Efficiency Room (57)
Viewed
Pool (32)
Viewed
Dining (46)
Viewed
Studio (66)
Viewed
The Hotel (114)
Viewed
Two Bedroom Cabin (112)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (37)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (12)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (13)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Other (8)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Payson hotels
22.4 km away
Majestic Mountain Inn
Majestic Mountain Inn
#1 of 12 in Payson
396 reviews
22.7 km away
Quality Inn Payson
Quality Inn Payson
#2 of 12 in Payson
325 reviews
24.8 km away
Mazatzal Hotel & Casino
Mazatzal Hotel & Casino
#7 of 12 in Payson
75 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
23.9 km away
Americas Best Value Inn - Payson
24.3 km away
Motel 6 Payson
Motel 6 Payson
#11 of 12 in Payson
57 reviews
22.1 km away
Super 8 Payson
Super 8 Payson
#6 of 12 in Payson
225 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When you first arrive at Kohl's Ranch Lodge in Payson, Arizona you will be sure you have truly cornered a little piece of paradise. The location is what creates this setting, which borders on perfection. Kohl's Ranch Lodge is at the base of the Mogollon Rim and on the banks of Tonto Creek. All of this comes together in the largest Ponderosa Pine Forest in the world. This stunning, off the beaten path section of Arizona's back country was made most famous by author Zane Grey, who stirred up vivid imagery of a striking land throughout his tales of the Old West. Not to mention, the people here are known for their historically famous, western hospitality. You will revel in the casual and friendly atmosphere that makes each stay here an inviting experience that leaves visitors wanting to come back for more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kohl's Ranch Lodge

Address: 202 South Kohl's Ranch Lodge Road, HC-2, Box 96K (mail), Payson, AZ 85541
Region: United States > Arizona > Payson
Price Range: $86 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kohl's Ranch Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 66
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline and Booking.com so you can book your Kohl's Ranch Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Kohl`s Ranch Hotel Payson
Kohls Hotel Payson
Kohls Ranch Lodge
Kohls Ranch Az
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Kohl's Ranch Lodge staff and other travellers.
10 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (10)

Questions? Get answers from Kohl's Ranch Lodge staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“It was off season, so staying off the pool was fine. People in the hot tub were no bother.”
 of 5 bubbles jessicalmayfield2, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The deluxe 2-bedroom has an extra bathroom and probably no mice compared with the regular 2-bedroom cabin.”
 of 5 bubbles BigFishDiveClub, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There are cabins that sleep 6 and smaller ones for couples- something for everyone.”
 of 5 bubbles MerryMary2016, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a room not facing the parking lot and check out availability of cabins.”
 of 5 bubbles 638darrenj, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some reviews mention no amenities in room, these are in the lodge itself like a typical motel room. Rent a 2 bdrm cabins with full kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles barte47, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5