FAQs

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  • What does the resort fee include?

    The Ranch resort fee is 12% of the room rate and covers all complimentary activities onsite such s'mores and morning guides walks. A portion of the fee also goes towards local conservation initiatives, caretaking of the animals onsite, and an employee retention program.

  • What time is check-in and check-out?

    Check-in: 4pm, Check out: 11am

  • What makes a stay at Sorrel River Ranch extraordinary?

    Set amongst the most spectacular scenery near southern Utah’s famous arches and red rock mountains, Sorrel River Ranch Resort and Spa sits on 240 acres of wide open ranch land tucked away along the Colorado River. Experience a place that uses “luxurious” and “rustic” in the same sentence. Our ranch resort offers personalized service and wonderful accommodations. Here at our luxury hotel in Moab you’ll find the perfect blend of awe-inspiring western wilderness, highlighted by farm-to-table cuisine, decadent spa treatments, glorious bath amenities, in-room fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs.

  • Are activities included?

    Daily rituals included with your stay include S'mores around a campfire, Labyrinth Walk, Guided Sorrel River Ridge Hike, and a Ranch Meet and Greet. Additionally, a seemingly endless variety of Moab adventures are available a la carte.

  • Can the Ranch arrange all of the activities we’d like to do while on vacation?

    Yes, our staff is happy to arrange all activities and dining reservations prior to your arrival, such as Colorado River rafting, off-roading adventures, guided mountain biking or hiking, horseback rides or spa appointments – whatever you want to do while visiting us while on or off the property. Take a look at our Experiences section for inspiration.

  • What activities are available for young kids?

    Kids of all ages are in for a special treat at Sorrel River Ranch. Our most popular attraction is the on-site petting zoo where kids can help our wranglers feed miniature horses, potbellied pigs, chickens, goats, and rabbits. We also offer pony rides for a nominal charge and complimentary for children under 3. Additionally, kids can play outside, spend time riding bikes around the ranch or take a swim in the heated outdoor pool. For those that want more instruction, we offer several Wrangler camps.

  • How far is the Resort from Moab and the airports?

    Drive time from and into Downtown Moab 25 minutes via an 18-mile drive along the Colorado River on Highway 128 (a designated scenic byway). The closest major airport is Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Colorado, a 90-minute drive (82 miles) away.

  • How far is Sorrel River Ranch from Arches and Canyonlands National Parks?

    It is approximately a 30-minute drive to Arches National Park Visitor Center, and one hour to the entrance of Canyonlands National Park (Islands in the Sky District). There is so much to see and do in close proximity to Sorrel River Ranch -- such as Fisher Towers, 10 minutes away. Check out our Experiences section for more information on what to do in the surrounding region.

  • How do I know what accommodation is best for me?

    We offer accommodations suited for a range of guests, from solo travelers to large groups, please see our Accommodations section for details.

  • What is the weather like?

    The weather in our “high desert” location is as varied as its landscape. During the summer, you can expect dry, hot days, with evenings and nights cooling down pleasantly. Winter months are usually in the 40s during the day and dip into the 20s at night. Spring flowers arrive early and sunset are spectacular all year round. There is a seasonal chart in our Adventure Guide.

  • Can I bring my dog to Sorrel River Ranch?

    Dogs are always welcome and we make sure they have a great time with our complimentary pet amenities. We allow up to two dogs per room for $50 per dog per night. Service animals are welcome free of charge. We ask that you keep your dog on a leash, clean up after them, and do not leave them unattended. We happily provide a dog bed, bowl, and treat for our furry friends upon arrival. Please note, dogs are not allowed into the national parks but are welcome on BLM land.

  • Do you have a store on property?

    JJ's Mercantile is located along scenic Highway 128 and offers a large variety of produce, gifts, sundries and more, and Moab stores are just a short drive away. The store is seasonal and may adjust open hours as business levels demand. Please check the JJ's Mercantile page for the most up to date opening hours.

  • What should I bring with me?

    Be sure to check the weather before arriving and pack accordingly for all weather conditions. We recommend bringing quality hiking shoes, water shoes if you plan on going rafting, quick-drying clothing, and a rain jacket (just in case).

  • When is the “busy” season?

    Moab is beautiful and has something to offer year-round. There is no bad time to come to Sorrel, it all depends are what you are looking for. April through October are the busiest time of the year, and we recommend booking as early as possible for these time periods. Although sometimes weather is unpredictable,Moab generally has mild winters and hiking is possible year-round.

  • What is the average number of nights most people stay at the Ranch?

    Outside of certain weekends with popular demand, there is no minimum stay at Sorrel, however most guests book at least three nights in order to fully enjoy Sorrel River Ranch and experience all the region has to offer. This allows for enough time to enjoy the surrounding areas without being rushed, enjoying the unique landscape of Moab, along with the Ranch and all of the activities offered. For sample itineraries of your stay, see the Experiences section.

  • What is required to make a reservation? A deposit? Is it refundable?

    A deposit equaling 50% of your reservations total value will be charged at the time of booking. The remaining balance will be charged to the card on file 45-days prior to arrival. Once full payment is collected, it is non-refundable, non-trasferable. Your reservation can be cancelled prior to 45 days of the reservation with a 10% admin fee on the entire stay.

  • Will I have cell service and Wi-Fi while staying at the resort?

    Wi-Fi service is free throughout the property. Please remember that you’re staying in a beautiful remote area, so cell service and internet service can be intermittent.

  • Can I add a rollaway or a crib?

    Yes, we are happy to accommodate a rollaway or a pack-n-play at no additional cost. Please contact reservations ahead of your visit to add one to your reservation, based on availability.

  • Are kids allowed?

    Of course! We offer specially curated activities for children such as a Junior Wrangler program and petting zoo.

  • How do I book an Experience?

    Our Experience team is available at any time to help you book a variety of experiences we offer both on and off the ranch. You can book directly through the Experiences link here. If you have questions, please reach out to experiences@sorrelriver.com

  • Do you offer EV charging?

    Yes, we do.

  • What are the food options at Sorrel?

    Our River Grill offers a full-service restaurant with seasonally-inspired farm fresh options year-round. Breakfast is served from 7am-10am and Dinner is served from 5-8pm. Guests enjoy sweeping views of the Colorado river and can dine indoors or out. Reservations are recommended. Please visit the culinary page for more information on the dining experience. The menu offers vegetarian and gluten-free options.

  • What is the smoking policy?

    Sorrel River Ranch is a non-smoking resort.

  • I've booked my stay. What's next?

    Prior to arrival, one of our guest experience managers will reach out to you to help create your customized itinerary. Due to varying availability, we recommend booking your activities in advance of your arrival.

  • What is the dress code at Sorrel River Ranch?

    No, but it is the firm belief of our equestrian manager that the more horses you ride the more well-rounded you become as a horseman. Even riders of the highest caliber can benefit from the different types of feel that one horse provides over the next, and our equestrian manager assures even riders at the top levels that she’ll have a horse that you’ll more than enjoy.

  • Can you do laundry at Sorrel

    Yes, we offer 1-day laundry service. Please see our pricing list here.

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