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Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I spent a wonderful weekend at Sylvan Dale Ranch in August with a friend, we were looking for an authentic western experience and were pleasantly surprised after previously visiting other disappointing guest ranches around the country. The staff were friendly, they went above and beyond catering to our special requests. Lannie, the wrangler was outstanding, his knowledge of and connection...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you, for choosing Sylvan Dale for your August visit! Lonnie truly enjoyed touring the ranch with you ladies, and looks forward to your return visit. :)

Greeley, Colorado
Reviewed 17 February 2017

February seemed like a perfect time to get away to this place. A cozy cabin with a fireplace and the promise of being pampered with a sweetheart deal were inviting. We were not disappointed. In fact, this place surpassed all of our expectations. Winter is a quiet time and this suited us just fine. We are not horse people but...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We enjoyed having you two with us this winter! And thank you for taking such lovely photos of your visit to the ranch. We appreciate your sharing them with us, and we look forward to seeing you on ranch again soon. :)

Reviewed 28 December 2016

I stayed with my wife for the Thanksgiving weekend package, which included meals and enough activities to keep you busy (one horse ride, a few hours of bass fishing in a lake, a wagon tour, team building event, square dancing and folk song sing-a-longs) - a great deal for the price and convenience of not having to plan your vacation....

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We enjoyed having your with us over the Thanksgiving weekend and we'll know to have plenty of firewood for your next visit. :) Maybe your parents can visit with you next time too! Happy new year!

Greeley, CO
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The rooms were charming and the staff delightful! The food was AMAZING!! I had never stayed here before, and this place is practically in my backyard, but it's so wonderful. There's plenty to do and the views are simply to die for. We went hiking and there's so much to see. Don't miss out on this true Colorado gem!

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We're so glad you were able to experience Sylvan Dale! Thank you for visiting! We appreciate your compliments and look forward to your next visit. :)

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We spent a week at Sylvan Dale this summer with our two daughters. It was by far the most transformative family experience we had as a family, and we travel around the world a lot. First of all and foremost, the people - beautiful, authentic,genuine, hard-working. Our 5-year old is still asking us when we go back to Sylvan Dale,...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

And we fell in love with you too! Thank you for the fantastic review! We look forward to seeing you all again in the future. :)

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I had been looking for an affordable dude ranch trip for a while and I have to say I am so happy we chose Sylvan Dale Ranch! My friend and I arrived to be welcome by a great staff, from the servers, the chefs, the wranglers, you name it, they all made you feel like part of their family! Horses...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Why thank you for the lovely review! We enjoyed hosting you during the Cowgirl Roundup too! Can't wait until the next time. :)

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We flew in from the UK for a weekend fishing trip prior to a conference. I must from the moment we arrived to the moment we left, nothing was too much trouble ! The fishing here is superb on both the river and the lake and our guide knew exactly where to put us on the fish. Would highly recommend...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the fishing review! Glad you were able to visit us and that the fishing was superb. :) We look forward to the possibility of your return visit!

Concord, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The cowgirl getaway exceeded expectations - wonderful wranglers and staff, excellent food, nice accommodations, great weather (warmer than expected for early fall) - a terrific trip all around. I will be back again soon!

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us last fall! We look forward to having you on ranch again soon. :)

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped off at the Sylvandale Ranch for a couple of nights as part of our 3,000 mile road trip, and if our itinerary had permitted would have liked to stay longer. The ranch and cabins are beautifully laid out and clean, Bob's breakfasts freshly prepared and hearty, and the ranch personnel wonderfully friendly and accommodating. My very special thanks...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We're glad you were able to join us for a couple nights! Thank you for the wonderful review! We look forward to your return visit. :)

Windsor, Colorado
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The staff made you feel like family. The food was excellent. The horses well trained and matched for individual ability. As always Colorado scenery is the best. The people we met here were awesome and the activities varied. This trip exceeded our expectations and we look forward to coming back..again and again..

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your testimonial of the Cowgirl Roundup! We look forward to your return visit, neighbor!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Named "Best Family Vacation" by Frommer's Colorado guidebook and rated among the "Top Ten Colorado Dude Ranches" by True West Magazine, Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch offers year ‘round outdoor adventure. Conveniently located just one hour from Denver in the Colorado foothills near Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park, Sylvan Dale’s 3200-acre working Dude Ranch and Retreat Center is nestled along the banks of Colorado's beautiful Big Thompson River. Offering activities such as cattle drives, trail rides, horseback riding, trophy trout fly fishing, hiking and nearby hunting, nature experiences, tennis, swimming, and many other activities,true adventure awaits you! Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch is perfect for your next vacation adventure! Much more than just an historic working ranch, Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch also provides exceptional services for business retreats and private meetings, holiday parties, picnics, reunions, family vacations, bed & breakfast, weddings, and a variety of exciting outdoor adventures. Sylvan Dale's delicious and healthy Heart-J natural grass-fed beef is also available for purchase. Come experience all that is the beauty of Sylvan Dale! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch

Address: 2939 N County Road 31d, Loveland, CO 80538-9763
Region: United States > Colorado > Loveland
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
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Sylvan Dale Hotel
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“We stayed in a sweetheart cabin. When lighting your fire place make sure to crack the door and window to get some draft going.”
39ullil, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms have close proximity to the river. Some cabins have a wood burning fireplace - I ran mine every chance I had!”
B8895NWwilliamd, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All cabins are decorated western theme, set in the most idyllic setting in a beautiful valley. Some are on the river.”
kgbork2016, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the cabins are excellent but if you have 4 or 5 family or friends ask for Mama J's!!”
Randy0042, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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