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Alapaha
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to this ranch for a week-long embroidery workshop and did not care much that it was a "resort," but it surprised me, The rooms were very comfortable and the only TV was in the lobby of the ranch house--which was just fine with me. The food was very good!!! The lunch buffet was soup, salad bar, and at...

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Gotland, Sweden
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thanks for an unforgettable stay with you wonderful food Beautiful horses and cycling (p nut) warm greetings from Cold sweden mr and mrs ulf åsa Wahlgren roooms 66 7- 13 january-17 supplement my wife was sorry that she could not take the horse mister 92 home best regards ulf

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London, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I went to Tanque Verde Ranch the week after the Christmas holidays to have some special time together. We are both riders, and we wanted the experience of riding in the desert, and the pictures for this resort looked lovely. The resort is very much as the pictures portray. The grounds are well-maintained, and the accommodations are...

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RitaC1868, General Manager at Tanque Verde Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are addressing our riding program issues and I appreciate your comments. With all the issues we have when it rains, it does take us some time to regroup. I can assure you that the corrals and holding pens have been scraped and cleaned along with our horses. Its an ongoing challenge for us...as you...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family (ages 18-88) spent a week at the Tanque Verde just after Christmas what a joy! The riders among us raved about the lope rides, one who started out as a non-rider felt the lessons moved her to a level that allowed her to enjoy the more adventurous trails. The nature program was a treat for those of us...

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RitaC1868, General Manager at Tanque Verde Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are happy that you and your family enjoyed the ranch. We are a great destination for a family vacation. A little something for everyone. Looking forward to having you all enjoy the ranch in the future!

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great view, service, food. Met really cool and interesting people. Staff was so helpful especially to city slickers like myself. I will definitely go back. It is a fantastic place for families, business, girls weekend and even solo. Even off season there was plenty to do if the weather didn't cooperate. I love this place.

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RitaC1868, General Manager at Tanque Verde Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! Hopefully, you can enjoy the ranch in the future!

Hingham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 2nd visit to Tanque Verde. We spent a week there over the Christmas holidays (with my 3 teenage girls, my parents, my sister and her daughter). The rooms are only ok, but you hardly spend any time indoors, so who cares? The food is EXCELLENT and plentiful (both super healthy and not healthy choices, so good for...

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RitaC1868, General Manager at Tanque Verde Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! Yes, you were here during a busy time. We are working on making sure we do have smaller lope checks and lessons. Glad you enjoyed the ranch and we look forward to seeing you again in the future!

Scappoose, Oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience here. There were many activities to keep the whole family busy. The staff was wonderful and catered to our every need. We have multiple food allergies and we were very impressed how careful they were to accommodate us. The food was delicious! The Kids Club is a must if you are traveling with children. Overall,...

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RitaC1868, General Manager at Tanque Verde Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you Matthew! We are happy that you and your family enjoyed TVR! We look forward to your next visit!

Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got to the Tanque Verde Ranch to have lunch but the main dining room was closed. Instead they indicated that lunch was being served in the Cottonwood area of the ranch. At the Cottonwoods they were serving burgers. I was all self serve. We each had a burger, some chips and a lemonade. There didn't seem to be anywhere...

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RitaC1868, General Manager at Tanque Verde Ranch, responded to this review

Don...please accept our apologies....you were charged the wrong amount. Our Sunday Lunch price is $35.00. Please contact our office and we will refund the money or give you a credit for a future meal at the ranch. In the wintertime, we offer a picnic lunch which you experienced. We do serve chicken, hamburgers, hotdogs and fish! Again, please contact our...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our extended family of 12 (ages 14-77) spent 4 nights in December 2016 at Tanque Verde and we had many terrific experiences. The guides were outstanding. All of the guides were knowledgeable and fun. We laughed together and learned a lot while relaxing. The food was really good too.

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RitaC1868, General Manager at Tanque Verde Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are happy you enjoyed TVR and we look forward to having stay with us again in the future. Thanks!!!

Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a family owned business operated by the same family since the 1950's. The caring relationship that the owners have with their staff shows in many ways. Everyone is friendly and welcoming, even to horse novices like ourselves. We stayed for 6 nights in early December, 2016. I wanted to take some riding lessons to improve my riding skills,...

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RitaC1868, General Manager at Tanque Verde Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you Lynn for your kind comments. Thank you for choosing to spend your birthday with us. We hope you can come see us again in the future. Happy Trails!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tanque Verde Ranch Resort was named "Best Dude Ranch in Arizona" by Dude Republic in 2012, as well as a "Top Ten Family Resort" by the Travel Channel since 2007, and a "Top Five Ranch" by Conde Nast in 2008. Tanque Verde Ranch is one of America’s old time cattle and guest ranches. Located on 60,000 acres of Tucson’s most breathtaking desert landscapes, nestled amongst the Rincon Mountains and adjacent to Saguaro National Park and Coronado National Forest. Established in 1868, the superb guest ranch is recognized as the last luxurious outpost of the old west providing guests with plush accommodations, unparalleled amenities and a vast array of exciting activities such as horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing and hiking. La Sonora Spa is the perfect place for a bit of quiet relaxation, and the kids will love all the supervised children's programs! Don't hesitate – getaway at one of the premier, all-inclusive dude ranches in the country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tanque Verde Ranch

Address: 14301 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85748-7138
Region: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Price Range: RM1,499 - RM2,887 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tanque Verde Ranch 3.5*
Number of rooms: 76
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#12 Romantic Hotel in Tucson
#13 Family Hotel in Tucson
#25 Business Hotel in Tucson
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“The rooms in groups of 4 are in separate small buildings so be prepared to walk There are horses, and flies.”
 of 5 bubbles gayee2013, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooom 66 was ok great view”
 of 5 bubbles ulfwahlgren, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Its worth getting a room with a view as the view is spectacular”
 of 5 bubbles DAYNAs2017, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The "casitas" are nicer and have fireplaces, but are also more expensive.”
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“All rooms are big and comfortable with great views.”
 of 5 bubbles LisOutside, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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