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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I ride, and He fishes. I had the best riding experience I have ever had - and that under-rates it, and Himself the best fishing with superb coaching and his very first brown trout. Add to the mix wonderfully comfortable accommodation, superb food, and the most amazing scenery and lovely people - if you ride, or fish, or trek, go...

1Thank julie p
Sherborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2016

From the first hello to the last goodbye this was a most wonderful experience. You are carefully looked after by the owners Doug, Linda,David and Jane. The staff are first class whether your interest is riding or fishing. Julie, my wife, was found a suitable horse to match her abilities and experienced some wonderful trail rides. Trout fishing for me...

1Thank John553
Windermere, Florida
Reviewed 18 September 2016

My wife and I had the time of our life. The owners Doug and Linda, Jane and David remembered our names from the first day. Their hospitality was also instilled in the people that worked there. EVERYONE was so accommodating and helpful. My only wish was that they would have had a king size bed to sleep on. I found...

1Thank Louis R
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Any great organization starts from the top and you can't find any more stellar people than Doug and Linda . From the moment of our arrival we were greeted with kindness and warmth from Linda. The cabins are well appointed rustic and comfortable. With a great fireplace. Horseback riding - supervalous. All the horses were well trained and cared for...

Thank Lisa R
Perth, Western Australia
Reviewed 14 September 2016

It's a dude ranch that concentrates on the riding programme. Not the fine dining and fine wines type of place. The mountains are sensational, of course, pretty much like all of the Rockies, I suppose. The Van Berkum family and the staff make everyone feel like family, and the social side of being there is great. Generally there are 2...

1Thank dazzarapley
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My wife and I celebrated our 30th Anniversary at the Rainbow Trout Ranch. We were so impressed with the beauty of the Ranch, lodge, and our rustic cabin. Ownership has successfully created a family environment, which you instantly become a part of, when you cross the door threshold. We are novice riders, and I'm a rookie fly fisherman. Jennifer rode...

1Thank cdoc8758
Darien, Illinois
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Rainbow Trout Ranch is a southern Colorado hidden treasure. The moment you arrive you are treated like family. Great food, great service, excellent horseback riding and trout fishing. You have a log cabin to yourselves which is rustic but yet homey. Walk outside at night and stare at the millions of stars in the sky with the milkyway band. Go...

Thank Diane S
Dorking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2016

No doubt about it, this was our best holiday EVER! The Van Berkham's have sprinkled some sort of magic over this ranch. Our horses were all perfectly selected for us, matching our riding ability and size. The country is beautiful to ride in. All the young staff were delightful and helpful. There was more fresh, family friendly food than you...

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 19 August 2016

My husband and I wanted to take each of our grandchildren on a special trip. This was our first one and we decided to go to a dude ranch. After some research we picked Rainbow Trout Ranch. We were not disappointed. The ranch was authentic west, beautiful, 100 year old main lodge surrounded by small well appointed guest cabins. The...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We have just returned from our second trip to Rainbow Trout Ranch. Most guests have been going many years longer than us which speaks for itself! The heart and soul of this vacation is being welcomed into the Rainbow Trout family led by the Van Berkum family but inclusive of all the amazing staff. The horseback riding is first class....

1Thank alisontravel1

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spectacular guest ranch set at 9000' in the southern Colorado Rockies. Superb riding and fishing, fun kids' and teen programs, evening activities, trapshooting and more. The adventure of a lifetime. Share our special brand of western hospitality and see why folks keep coming back for more! Member of all accredited associations, Horse Safety certified. Top Ten Dude Ranch. Signature Ranch. All-inclusive, and exclusive. Wonderful experience in every way. Come share it with us! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Trout Ranch

Address: 1484 Fdr 250, P.O. Box 458, Antonito, CO 81120-9303
Region: United States > Colorado > Antonito
Price Range: £1,135 - £1,460 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Rainbow Trout Ranch Hotel Antonito
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“Go for Cougar or similar”
 of 5 bubbles 673juliep, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Accommodation in log cabins all great”
 of 5 bubbles John553, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cabins come with a variety of bedrooms and baths depending on family size.”
 of 5 bubbles izzyalexandria, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bring your own beer/wine for the week as there isn't any place to buy it near/on the ranch.”
 of 5 bubbles 246stanp, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ALL cabins have beautiful mountain views.”
 of 5 bubbles rthomas897, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
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