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Zion Mountain Ranch
R2063NGanthonyv from: New York City, New York
Published Date: Oct, 22, 2019 Travel Date: Oct, 1, 2019 Rating: 5
The cabin was spacious, and as someone else noted, the hot water was more than adequate. Parking next to the cabin was convenient. The views of the stars at night were exquisite, since there was so little light pollution. Heating was good, definitely a plus since it was chilly outside!
Restaurant had a great menu of local, farm-to-table items. Good wine selection (key after driving for 4+ hours from Monument Valley) too.
But let's face it, I'm a sucker for seeing baby animals being hand-fed and seeing Betty the bison being fed her dinner was just too much. ;) The daily staff meeting (aka the herd on the property) was fun to watch and made for a great backdrop.
Would definitely recommend!
- Rooms: 4
- Value: 4
- Service: 4
ZionHiker from: Fremont, California
Trip Type: Family
Published Date: Oct, 20, 2019 Travel Date: Oct, 1, 2019 Rating: 1
We stayed one night at Zion Ranch and its was a major disappointment. First, we were unaware that the ranch is outside of the park and that the smaller cabins are across the highway. This limits the view and a feeling of being on “the ranch” or seeing the buffalo.
Also, being across the highway limits the internet reception.and, as a result, you have virtually no internet.
Our cabin was stuffy and had a ceiling fan that wobbled loudly and appeared to be about to fall off! Although the website shows a TV, we were surprised to learn there is no reception.
The one highlight was the restaurant. Servings were interesting and portions generous.
In an area with lots of options, I will go elsewhere on my next trip.
Jill C from: Fort Pierce, Florida
Published Date: Oct, 20, 2019 Travel Date: Oct, 1, 2019 Rating: 5
Wish we could have stayed longer!
We had the Rim Cabin - perfect in every way. The location and view were phenomenal. Great living room with wood burning fireplace. Comfortable king bed - great bathroom. The restaurant is wonderful - we ate dinner there two nights. The staff friendly and helpful. The buffalo wandered around the ranch - baby buffalo, Betty, was precious. Zion is breath taking. This is a bucket list trip, for sure.
- Rooms: 5
- Value: 5
- Service: 5
Trip Type: Family
Published Date: Oct, 19, 2019 Travel Date: Oct, 1, 2019 Rating: 4
No problems, would stay again.
We stayed here for one night (me plus with my two 21+ ‘children’) on a 16 day self drive/pedestrian tailor made tour of the area with Trailfinders including Las Vegas, a few national parks and Los Angeles. We stayed in a Meadow Cabin over the road (1 minute drive, 5 minute walk) from the reception/restaurant main block.
The cabin had two large, comfy queen sized beds, sofa, TV to play DVDs borrowed from reception, table and chairs, bathroom and small kitchenette area with fridge and microwave. We could park right next to our cabin.
When we stayed the Meadow View was simple and basic (it is a lodge cabin after all) but clean, well maintained and very peaceful and relaxing. Plenty of hot shower water from an adequate shower system.
Staff were friendly and welcoming. WiFi is only available in the main reception as the owners state in their publicity, so if you need to be constantly connected this may not suit you. Deer were grazing around our cabin and the ranch has a herd of bison that were remotely visible in the surrounding fields. They also had a hand reared baby orphan bison hanging out happily in the enclosure behind reception with their miniature ponies. She was quite happy to have her head scratched when we visited her.
We didn’t eat there purely because we were out and about a lot but the restaurant looked busy and the smells emanating from it were good. I understand it offers a simple, straightforward, local food menu.
This property would suit the relaxed traveller. I’d stay there again happily.
Published Date: Oct, 17, 2019 Travel Date: Sep, 1, 2019 Rating: 5
An Unexpected Delight
We found this place on Expedia at the last minute and figured it was on our way so why not stop for a night. Who knew it would be the site of one of our best meals of the trip! The restaurant was amazing - way more food than one would expect and a great value. We stayed in the "new" cottages which were a 5 min drive from the main building - but really really nice. If you find yourself on the east side of the park, I would highly recommend you stay here....
- Value: 5
- Cleanliness: 5
- Service: 5