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C Lazy U Ranch Ropes in the Awards

For those who work hard at keeping C Lazy U one of the best dude ranches in Colorado, the greatest reward is a happy, relaxed and rejuvenated guest — but we always appreciate an award! Over the past year, CLU has been honored with a whole heap of awards for the ranch’s accommodations, spa offerings, meeting spaces, gourmet food & drink, luxury amenities, experiences and much more.

Help us rope in another one with the Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards!

USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Award

Nominated by travel experts at USA Today and voted in by its readers, C Lazy U made this exclusive list of USA Today’s Best Destination Resorts — and not just that, but we snagged the #2 spot.

LUX Magazine

C Lazy U was recognized not once but twice at LUX Magazine, winning the top spot in two awards: the 2018 Tourism Awards, where CLU won Best All-Inclusive Luxury Dude Ranch, and the 2018 Global Travel and Tourism Awards, nabbing Most Outstanding Dude Ranch.

2018 Colorado Meetings & Events Best of Awards

C Lazy U has a wide range of dude ranch meeting spaces that range from intimate, cozy rooms to grand, wide-open halls. Our unique meeting spaces enabled us to become a finalist for “Resorts with Meeting and Event Spaces” from Colorado Meetings & Events.

2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Guest reviews let us gauge how we’re doing — and according to TripAdvisor, we’re doing well! C Lazy U has won the review site’s Certificate of Excellence for seven consecutive years, earning five-star ratings all across the board.

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence

Every detail is important at C Lazy U, including the wine we have available to our guests — which has now earned Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence for the second year in a row. With an expert sommelier carefully selecting each wine that goes on the list, we make sure everything complements each other.

Guests always come first — but we’d always like a pat on the back! Vote for us now in the Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards if you’ve lived and loved an experience at C Lazy U Ranch.

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It’s hard to believe that it has already been a century since C Lazy U first opened its ranch to guests — but with 100 years of accommodations comes so many memories we wanted to share and celebrate! Our luxurious dude ranch in Granby, Colorado, was originally purchased in 1919 by Wilson Smillie, and it … Continue Reading »

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“C Lazy U Ranch”

We spent a week here in July/August as a family. It just couldn't have been a better holiday. My non-riding son even rode. The staff are absolutely on it all week. The food, activities and general attentiveness is as good as I've experienced anywhere. The main element of a ranch holiday is the riding and here C Lazy U excels.

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