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Augusta, Georgia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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...

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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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Grand Rapids
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We went to Southern Cross based on Trip Advisor reviews. We were not disappointed. I find that the attitude of the staff of any hospitality venue is paramount and Southern Cross was great across the board. Southern Cross is not what I call fancy but it was extremely comfortable. Everyone made us feel like a part of the facility. Breakfast...

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metro Atlanta
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

My son, his wife, two sons, my husband and I spent a lovely four days, three nights at Southern Cross. We never were tempted to leave, staying busy with horse riding, walks, and delicious meals. Staff are polite and helpful, the property, beautiful and spacious, and the horses are such a joy.

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This "dude ranch" bed and breakfast made a perfect quick getaway. We were to go in June but had to put it off. Excellent time to go! We are returning home now with great memories, full bellies, and new friends. The food is delicious. The room we had was well appointed, Scarlett O' Hara. The horses are well trained, and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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
Region: United States > Georgia > Madison
Price Range: €75 - €424 (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.”
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