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Odessa, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful resort for relaxing and seeing the beauty of nature. The cabins are nice. They have scheduled horse rides that are fun for all ages. Hay rides- swimming are also available. . My husband and I have been to this resort 4 times and the atmosphere and hospitality are wonderful. I highly recommend this guest ranch for...

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We sure do enjoy having you at the ranch and wish that you could have stayed longer. Everybody is still talking about how much they enjoyed Charlie at the party. We can't wait to have you come back again.

North East, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During a recent trip to San Antonio, Barb and I decided to take a trail ride. We looked at a couple of ranches and decided on Twin Elm Ranch, just outside of Bandera TX. It was a great choice for us and we were in luck, as we called on short notice and Kathlyn said, "sure, come on out". We...

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Joe we are thrilled that you chose our ranch to come visit. We do have the most gorgeous and fun trail rides in the world and we are certainly hoping that you will come join us again as the weather continues to improve. When the flowers are all in bloom it is just breathtaking. I appreciate you taking the time...

Key West
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the ranch for the holidays again this year. As always, the ranch was wonderful and the management and staff did not disappoint. At this ranch you will find a relaxing atmosphere and friendly folks willing to please. Great trails for horseback riding and hiking, crystal clear river on the property, and lots of cool history. Hay rides, campfires...so...

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

There is no way I could ever express how much I adore your family. We wish you didn't live so far away and could come to the ranch more often. Believe it or not we haven't baked one cookie since our little chefs left. Hugs of love to each of you!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family of five stayed with Kathlyn at Twin Elm for a few days over New Year. We loved it and will definitely remember our stay as one of the highlights of our trip across the US. The accommodation is rustic, clean and comfortable. The scenery around the river is lovely. The very interesting town of Bandera was within a...

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

You just melted my heart. Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It is such a joy to share the love of this ranch and it is such a magical place to come and stay with your family. Please come again soon.

Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a true blast at Kat's ranch! I contacted many ranches in the area. This one from the very beginning was the most responsive and what's important their replies were always to the point (which is really not very common now). We felt what we saw there - the staff and especially Kathryn treats her ranch very personally and...

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We enjoyed having your precious family here at the ranch. Please come back and see us when you can. We want to see your sweet sweet boy as he is growing up. Hugs and love from all of us at the ranch.

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family of 7 absolutely loved it! The wranglers were friendly and helpful and were great with our kids. The land is beautiful and Kathlyn took great care of us. My only negative would be to make sure that you are careful who sleeps on the top bunk. There aren't any rails so my little rolled off and busted his...

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for the great review. We enjoyed having your family so much. Next time I will put up a safety rail so we won't have anymore injuries. I can't wait for y'all to come back. How about spring break?

Palmerton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We decided to go here for a trail ride. Kathlyn at the office was very accommodating and friendly. Our wranglers Kevin (a native comanche) and Butch were two of the nicest people we ever met. The ride was very enjoyable and the price was reasonable. I tried to upload pictures with my phone but had a problem because I did...

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the sweet review. We would love to have you come back and stay with us for a few days.

San Antonio
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Ever since we have found this place, we love to spend our Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays here. Love the peacefulness out here. Love disconnecting from media, cell phones, the craziness. Love to enjoy the beauty of God's creation. Everyone we meet becomes family . . especially when we are usually sharing breakfast, lunch, and dinner together. I love the meal...

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

You my dear friend ARE family. Dave always makes the most amazing pies and you always warm my heart with your thoughtfulness. The other guest enjoy your company and have so much fun checking out the Packard. Thank you for all that you do. I love you!

Reviewed 1 January 2017

I love it the employees are so nice and I love the cowboy experience the meals are so good and the manger kathlyn is so nice and helpful it is so fun I love the trail rides and Kevin the wrangler always explains stuff on the ride and he is so outgoing and makes fun little jokes all the time...

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Thank you April for the wonderful review. We always have so much fun while you are here. We look forward to seeing you in a couple of months. Hugs and love from all of us here at the ranch.

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We made a reservation online and was excited to experience the cowboy life. The bedroom looked to be clean and appeared as the photo showed it. The bathroom was tiny and I honestly didn't want to step foot in the shower. The shower floor was black! We proceeded to look at the game room and it was disgusting. Someone had...

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

I wish I could have addressed your concerns while you were still here as I would have used all my resources to make it a perfect stay. Rowdy kids can turn our game room upside down in a very short time and schools have hired monitors to prevent and preserve their classrooms and it sounds like a good idea for...

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Additional Information about Twin Elm Guest Ranch

Address: 810 FM 470, P.O. Box 117, Bandera, TX 78003
Region: United States > Texas > Bandera County > Bandera
Price Range: £97 - £113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Twin Elm Guest Ranch Hotel Bandera
Twin Elm Guest Ranch Texas/Bandera
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“Any rooms are within walking distance to the activities”
 of 5 bubbles charlesprentiss, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ranch, nature, horse back riding”
 of 5 bubbles PiotrLdk, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We came here for a trail ride and did not stay overnight.”
 of 5 bubbles babs12858, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room next to game room is a little noisy at times.”
 of 5 bubbles Tgal1951, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“It's a Guest Ranch, every cottage or room is as it should be.... Rustic and cowboy.”
 of 5 bubbles AdhsS_13, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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