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The Ranch at Death Valley

The Ranch at Death Valley

The Ranch at Death Valley is a former working ranch dating back to the 1800s, and its western heritage is evident throughout the property. Accommodation is simple, but nevertheless clean and comfortable, consisting of individual cabins and rooms in two-storey buildings. Positioned towards the south of Death Valley, the ranch is ideally located to explore nearby points of interest, including Dante’s View and Zabriskie Point. A highlight of the property is its soothing spring-fed pool, which is perfect for cooling off and relaxing in after a day of exploring the valley.

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Rooms

The ranch's single-storey log cabins are simple but offer a comfortable place to stay during your time in the valley, furnished with two doubles beds or one queen size bed and equipped with amenities such as air conditioning, a TV, minibar, phone, hairdryer and coffee maker. They also have en suite bathrooms with showers, and a small, covered patio area with seating. There are also two room categories housed within two-storey buildings - Standard rooms and Deluxe rooms. These are more spacious and comfortable than the cabins, featuring two queen size beds, with a few of the Deluxe rooms offering a king size bed. French doors lead to private patios or balconies, and some of the Deluxe rooms have accessibility features such as roll-in showers.

Location

Located in the heart of Death Valley, The Ranch at Death Valley is one of only two properties that allow you to stay within the valley, granting easy access to its main attractions.

Food and drink

The ranch features several dining options, all reflecting its 19th century heritage. The dining options are being renovated during 2017 and building work will be taking place until April 2018. During this time a variety of restaurant choices will remain available. 

Families

The ranch features a children's playground, and there are numerous activities on offer for guests of all ages to enjoy. 

Facilities and activities

There's a great variety of activities offered at the ranch, with tennis, basketball and volleyball courts on site, a putting green, the world's lowest golf course and two spring-fed swimming pools. Horse riding can be arranged at the property’s stables, including evening rides in the moonlight, while bicycle hire is also offered. The valley also presents plenty of hiking opportunities, as well as incredible stargazing. 

Accessibility

The ranch offers a number of ADA-compliant rooms.

Our opinion

The Ranch at Death Valley offers simple, rustic lodging in the heart of Death Valley, providing an excellent range of facilities and activities to keep guests of all ages entertained as they explore the national park.

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