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Twin Elm Guest Ranch
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Reviewed 15 June 2011

I took 35 of my students to the ranch and it was great! The staff was very accommodating and my students loved all of the activities. Some of the rooms had a few maintenance issues but the staff addressed this quickly. We loved the rodeo and barbecue. We really appreciate the fact that they were willing to work out a special schedule for us!

  • Stayed: April 2011, travelled on business
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Reviewed 5 May 2011

This was a wonderful place to get the "Cowboy" feeling. We had a great time and met so many international people visiting as well. Cap and Victoria came through on every promise given on their web site. We were able to ride horses twice a day, campfires every night and on Friday they put on a Rodeo. It was so much fun. I would recommend them to everyone who wants the Cowboy experience, at any age.
Cindy
Edgerton, WI

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Reviewed 4 July 2010

My husband and I took 4 of our grand kids - ages 9-13 - for fun at a Dude Ranch. And we found it! Horseback riding, roping, tubing, hayrides, campfires, swimming and rodeos. There was never a lack of things to do. A game room was there when you wanted to get out of the heat and play ping pong, pool, air hockey or watch a movie. The Cap'n and Victoria, the ranch's owners, made you feel right at home with their hospitality. Everyone there was pleasant and helpful.
A great place to show today's youth about some of the ideals of their past. Observing the hard working wranglers and learning the manners of saying "Yessir and yes ma'am" were lessons learned while having a great time. I highly recommend a visit.

  • Stayed: June 2010, travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 May 2010

I didn't actually stay at this ranch, but my family and I went horseback riding there in March. It was my first time and I had a blast! The tour guide was fun and easy to talk to. He helped ease my nervousness and took us on a beautiful nature trail through trees, over creeks, and on and on. If I were to have a family reunion, I would strongly suggest this place. Although we did not stay there, while we were waiting on horses to be saddled, we checked out a couple of the cabins and they were adorable. They looked clean, they were well decorated. The pool area was clean and kept up, even in the spring. There were hammocks to relax in and benches to sit on. The bathrooms near the pool were pretty tidy as well. The ranch dogs were adorable and definitely added to the charm. Everyone we spoke to was polite and helpful. I would definitely recommend this place.

  • Stayed: March 2010, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 March 2010

My family visited the Twin Elm ranch and enjoyed our stay. It appears to be going through a positive managament turnover and they are making a good impact. The ranch itself needs work ,horse barn, and we could see the changes are coming soon. The staff was terrific, the ranglers were fun. They did it all from taking us out on the horses to singing songs by the campfire, thanks Daryl. The food was basic but, very good. It was served by harmonic sounds and there was pleanty to eat. The food was basic I said but, I really enjoyed it. Now, let me tell you about Victoria and the Captain. They manage the place. They made the visit worthwhile and why I would recommend it. They made us feel welcome from our arrival, knowing all of us by name, to eating with us, singing with us at the campfire, taking us on the late night hayride to see all the animals on the ranch at night, to giving us a brand on our pant bottoms. They make the visit worthwhile. Did I forget to say they have a rodeo on site. They do! You want to ride horses, eat pleanty of food and be with others who seem like family then give this palce a try. If you need to be entertained every minute of your day you may choose another place.

  • Stayed: March 2010, travelled with family
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: September 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 23 March 2017
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Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
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Address: 810 Fm 470, P.O. Box 117, Bandera, TX 78003
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Region: United States > Texas > Bandera County > Bandera
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 24 Speciality Lodging in Bandera
Price Range: £90 - £105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Thank you so much for your interest in Twin Elm Guest Ranch and 2E RV Resort. We have about 200 hundred acres of the most beautiful Texas hill country and Indian Creek meets the Medina River right here on our property. The sunrises and sunsets are breathtaking. You can enjoy hiking on one of our many trails looking for arrowheads and other Indian artifacts or spend the day fishing in the river. We offer horseback riding four times a day. Our sunset hayrides are always fun and roping lessons soon follow. There is nothing more magical than to sit out by the campfire and look at the millions of stars and roast marshmallows and make s’mores. We serve three big cowboy meals a day in our rustic dining hall. Our game room is equipped with two televisions, pool table, air hockey and ping pong table. You will love it here! ... more   less 
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