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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second trip up. We could not have had a better time. We were welcomed like family, treated well, excellent meals and above all else best entertainment anywhere, horses that is. Southern Cross is truly unique and our go to pick every time we think of a get away and riding. From the office staff that books your...

Canton, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my son and daughter during break for a day trip/day package. They have full day and half day packages for riders which includes meals. Easy to get to, just an hour and a half from Atlanta. We loved our experience. The staff were so helpful and friendly. We arrived for the morning ride and enjoyed an hour and a...

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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all - my apologies to Southern Cross for not writing a review sooner. I say this because, quite honestly, this was one of my favorite places EVER! I stayed here in September with my sister and two nieces - and we had such a fantastic time. The place itself is so peaceful and comfortable and relaxing.. the food...

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Augusta, Georgia
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I have been several times now and always have a great time with the horses. I also like the food and rooms but the horses and the grounds are defiantly the best part of the visit. Hope to return again soon.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 February 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed here for a long weekend last spring. The reason it only gets 2 stars is because I paid $75 extra for a special riding lesson that was specifically inquired about ahead of time and paid for but not delivered and not refunded. I asked the riding instructor for permission to practice bareback balance on a...

Thank bambi357
scgranch, Manager at Southern Cross Ranch, responded to this review

We appreciate constructive feedback, and try, above all, to make sure that our guests have a wonderful experience at our ranch. In this particular case, however, several key facts were significantly misrepresented, especially regarding the lesson... we did not charge anything for the lesson; we would never charge for something we weren't able to deliver.

Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 31 January 2017

My sister and I just spent 3 nights at Southern Cross. We enjoyed the trip so much. Accommodations were very comfortable, food was excellent and the staff were so helpful and fun. I love that we really got to know our trusty steed, grooming and helping with the tack. The trails were beautiful and I felt very relaxed and restored...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My husband and I drove from Atlanta to Madison in just about an hour for a whole-day experience at the ranch. We were welcomed immediately and given clear directions to the barn to meet the managers over there. The system was organized, very hands on (which we loved!) and so easy and fun. We had a wonderful experience as beginner...

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Beautiful place, friendly staff, and wonderful safe horses. We have been 3 times and each experience has been amazing. The Magnolia & Southern Belle rooms are above the dining room and both are perfect, they are my favorites because they are convenient to the game room and dining areas as well as having great views. Both of those rooms are...

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College Park, Maryland
Reviewed 12 January 2017

My girlfriend and I spent three days at Southern Cross under the all-inclusive package. It was very beautiful and romantic. We had a lot of fun horseback riding, doing puzzles, watching movies, and playing games. The food the ranch served was delicious and had plenty of options. Additionally, the ranch did an amazing job accommodating my gluten-free girlfriend for her...

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Panama City, Florida, United States
Reviewed 28 December 2016

If you love horses, you will love Southern Cross B&B working horse ranch! Beautiful trail rides, beautiful scenery, very friendly staff, and three awesome meals a day! Only 8 miles from historic Madison, GA the only town Union General Sherman did not burn along his march through Georgia.

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Southern Cross Ranch is a new breed of dude-ranch experience that combines a working ranch with the comfort of a cozy bed-and-breakfast inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Cross Ranch

Address: 1670 Bethany Church Rd, Madison, GA 30650-5012
Region: United States > Georgia > Madison
Price Range: $107 - $602 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Southern Cross Ranch 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Southern Cross Ranch Hotel Madison
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“You're not really in your room - you're outside the whole time with the beautiful horses, or by the pool or in the game room”
 of 5 bubbles bambi357, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were in the 'Plantation' room. It was upstairs away from the noise and had a good view.”
 of 5 bubbles jwholl, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the pastures are the ones to grab!”
 of 5 bubbles alf942, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We did not leave the premises during our stay, but were never without things to keep us happy.”
 of 5 bubbles jbloc5, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are nice, the cat 5 rooms are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles Sparrow1973, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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