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Rewind to a Simpler Time

Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch - Hotels in Mesa, AZ

Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch

Retreat and relax in one of our 20 historic cabins that put you within steps of hiking trails and scenic landscapes. All accommodations feature private bathrooms, air conditioning and heating, private porches, well-maintained Western furnishings and complimentary breakfast.


Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch Arizona Cabins

Cabin Amenities

Our quaint cabins feature colorful Mexican serape curtains, hand-painted Monterey oak furniture, and western art. For complete serenity, there are no TVs, phones, radios, or clocks in the rooms. Limited Wi-Fi is available near the main lodge.  Sorry, the only pets permitted are registered service animals.

  • Complimentary On-Site Guest Parking

  • Complimentary Full Breakfast Daily

  • Non-Smoking Rooms

  • King, Queen, Double, Twin and Bunk Bed options

  • Family Cabins (sleeps up to 6)

  • Heating and Air Conditioning 

  • Mini Refrigerators & Microwaves (No Kitchens)

  • Private Bathrooms with Toiletries

  • Hair Dryers

  • Private Covered Patios with Incredible Views

  • Complimentary Crib (Pack 'n Play) Upon Request

  • Daily Housekeeping

  • Accessible Rooms Available 

Our Cabins

Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch Rooms

Cozy King Cabins

Welcome to our Cozy King Cabins in the Tonto National Forest, one of the most beautiful locations for a perfect getaway. These cabins feature a spacious King-size bed with an updated en-suite bathroom.


You will be surrounded by charming Southwestern decor, Vintage Monterey furniture, and a rustic charm that will take you back to simpler times. Wake up to the breathtaking views of the Bulldog Cliffs and the surrounding Sonoran Desert from the comfort of your patio while enjoying your morning coffee at your outdoor table and chairs. 

Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch Rooms

Queen & Twin Cabins

Our Queen and Twin Cabins offer an additional sleeping space for comfort. These one-bedroom cabins are perfect for couples, single travelers, and families with one child as they host a queen bed, a twin bed, and an updated en-suite bathroom.


The charming rustic and vintage Southwestern decor sets the mood for a relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. After a day of adventure, sit on your private covered patio and watch the stunning golden hour show on the towering Bulldog Cliffs. Whether it is summer or winter, Arizona sunsets in the Sonoran Desert are always breathtaking. 

Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch Rooms

Queen & Bunk Cabins

The Queen and Bunk Bed Cabins at Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch, are the perfect cabins for families traveling with small children. These cabins host a comfortable queen-sized bed, an updated en-suite bathroom, and a bunk bed that will surely add to how much fun the kids will have.


We have two of these charming cabins on site, each with a covered patio and scenic views of the towering Bulldog Cliffs. Don't forget to stop by the front desk for a scavenger hunt sheet for the kids and explore the ranch to find hidden treasures. 

Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch Rooms

Family Deluxe Cabin

Perfect for two couples traveling together or parents needing some extra privacy, book our Family Deluxe Cabin. Dust off your boots before entering the Cabin into a small private living area with a leather pull-out sofa and vintage dining table with views of the lush grass upper lawn and pool. Ask the front desk for a board game or puzzle to play at the dining table. 


The updated en-suite bathroom, located off the living room ensures privacy. Soak all your stress away in the bathtub/ shower in this two-bedroom Cabin where the whole family can spread out.


The first Bedroom hosts a king bed, a vintage 1920s Monterary dresser, and a large window facing the pool. The second bedroom houses two twin beds with views of a Saguaro-studded hillside in the Sonoran Desert. The patio features a table and chairs so you can unplug and unwind while taking in the sounds of nature with a good book and watching your children run around in the lush grass of the Upper Lawn. 

Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch Rooms

Family Cabin (max 4 guests)

Relish an Arizona vacation in our Two-Bedroom Famly Cabin, located near the Historic Main Lodge where you can practically smell the complimentary breakfast being made in the morning.


Grab a cup of coffee and watch the birds sing a morning song on your covered patio. Enter into a charming bedroom with a King bed, wood floors, and rustic southwestern decor. Relax in the plush chair with a good book or sit at the writing desk under a picturesque window with views of the upper lawn.


A doorway enters into the second back bedroom which has a chair, two twin beds, and views of a Saguaro-studded hillside; perfect for extra single travelers or families with children. The vintage en-suite bathroom has everything you need to get ready for your day of adventure. 

Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch Rooms

Family Cabin (max 5 guests)

Traveling with a large family? We have a Family Cabin that can sleep up to five guests. These two-bedroom cabins located in the Tonto National Forest are situated steps away from the breathtaking Lower Salt River.


Guests can sit out on their patio and enjoy watching kayakers embark on their adventure or birds playing in the trees in the morning.  


As you enter these two-bedroom Arizona desert cabins, you will find a king or queen-sized bed and up to two sets of bunk beds. Making it the perfect cabin for young travelers who are visiting the Southwest for the first time or returning guests.

Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch Rooms

Family Cabin (max 6 guests)

This two-bedroom two-bathroom cabin features 360-degree Arizona desert views and is the perfect cabin for larger families traveling with children. As you enter this cabin, you are greeted with two bunk beds that can accommodate 4 guests and a private updated bathroom.


Off of this first bedroom is another bedroom and a private updated bathroom perfect for the parents to have some extra privacy. The stained wood ceiling and southwestern tapestries make this cabin the perfect place to relax after a day of exploring what the Ranch has to offer.


Wake up to views of the historic Stewart Mountain Dam outside your window or enjoy a cup of coffee on your small patio with views of the Bulldog Cliffs and surrounding Sonoran Desert. You are just a short walk from the lush lower lawn area where the kids can run around or play a game of bocce ball. Skip rocks in the Lower Salt River or check out a fishing pole and see what you might catch. 

Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch - Hotels in Mesa, AZ
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Ranch Amenities

Whether you visit to pause or to play, activities are endless. Below is a list of the many options available to guests.

  • Horseback Riding 

  • Kayaking & Paddle Boarding

  • Hiking 

  • Swimming Pool

  • Rafting

  • Tubing

  • Fishing

  • Bonfires & S'mores (seasonal)

  • Bird Watching

  • Yoga & Massage Options (please inquire) 

  • Lawn Games

  • Shuffle Board

  • Board Games & Puzzles

  • Stargazing

Arizona Hiking Trails - Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch

Historic Bed & Breakfast

Every morning in our historic Dining Hall in the Main Lodge, we serve up a hot ranch breakfast for all of our lodging guests. Our breakfast includes either waffles, pancakes, French toast, or a special breakfast entrée, bacon or sausage, hash browns or country potatoes, scrambled eggs, assorted fruit, and oatmeal/cereal options. Our menu changes daily, and we also include fresh coffee, tea, and juice. * Menu options are subject to change.

Meal Options

Deluxe Boxed Lunches - Lodging and water activity guests (kayaking, paddle boarding, or rafting) can pre-order a deluxe boxed lunch to take on an adventure with them or picnic here at the Ranch. Choose from one of the Chef’s signature sandwiches, which includes chips, veggies & dip, fruit, and a homemade cookie. All for just $15 plus tax! Please call the ranch directly to arrange a boxed lunch during your stay.


Seasonal Public Dinner Events - Lodging guests, locals, and out-of-town visitors are invited to come enjoy the best outdoor dining in the Southwest. Once the dinner bell rings, saddle up for an authentic ranch dining experience with a hearty spread of delicious cuisine, live music, and incredible desert views. The whole family is invited! Please see our dining page for details, menus and pricing, or visit our events calendar to see all of the happenings during your stay.

Cancellation Policy

  • Reservations must be canceled at least 72 hours (3) full days before check-in or you will be charged for one night of your stay. The same policy applies to arrival date changes. Please note the following seasonal changes in our cancellation policy: 

  • Reservations for March Stays (03/01-03/31) have a cancellation policy of 60 days. Reservations made within 60 days of arrival, have a one-night non-refundable charge if canceled.

  • Reservations for 4th of July Weekend (07/04-07/06) have a cancellation policy of 14 days. Reservations made within 14 days of arrival, have a one-night non-refundable charge if canceled.

  • Reservations for Thanksgiving Week (11/26-11/30) have a cancellation policy of 30 days. Reservations made within 30 days of arrival, have a one-night non-refundable charge if cancelled.

Accessible Rooms

Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch has an accessible room available upon request.

Group Rates

Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch is the perfect place to host your next group gathering, meeting, or event. For 10 or more cabins, please visit our Meetings & Events page for more information and to fill out an inquiry form. For information on Weddings at Saguaro Lake Ranch and to view our venue guides, please click here. 

Pet Policy

Sorry, but we do not allow pets. The only animals we allow are designated service disability animals.


Explore the Outdoors

Discover outdoor adventure along the Salt River or around the ranch that is great for the entire family. Or, visit our Activities page to explore all the local area activities our Event Managers recommend.

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