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Leland, Illinois
Reviewed 27 August 2015

We returned to Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch this summer for the second time (my third time). So did three other couples we met last year at Sylvan Dale. This ranch offers something for everyone. I can't say enough about this place. From the excellent staff, the horses, the rides, the food, the care and thoughtfulness of Susan and Dave -...

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

We love that you all return each year! And I think we have as much fun as you do, if not more. :) See you all again next Summer!

Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

My brother, mother, and I went to the ranch for four days, Sunday through Wednesday, but I wish we would've stayed the whole week! All of the people on the ranch were wonderful and so caring; everyone there wanted to ensure that we got the full experience and completely enjoyed our trip. From horseback riding, to bass fishing, to trap...

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

We had a wonderful time with you and the kids! And we look forward to your return visit, whenever that might happen. :)

San Ramon, California
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I didn't stay at the dude ranch but I did go horseback riding there. Something I haven't done in years. There was a total of 4 of us including our wrangler who was so kind and friendly. They provide boots and hats just in case you are not equipped. One of the ladies in our group was married there a...

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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 trail riding adventures! We look forward to your return visit. :)

New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Sylvan Dale offers all kinds of cabins and food and adventure plans. We stayed in the Tommy Cabin with breakfast while visiting nearby family. Several times our 9 year old daughters rode and loved it. We invited our family to dinner in the lodge and we found ourselves enchanted by the intimate meal and music on the porch. We swam...

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

Thank you so much for choosing Sylvan Dale for your "home away from home". :) We look forward to seeing you all again in the future. :)

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We took a family vacation to Sylvan Dale, initially to get our daughter acclimated to the area before starting school at CSU. Not only was she acclimated, she was adopted! She now has an entire family to look after her. The owners of this beautiful ranch take great pride in their home, their family and their heritage. Staff members are...

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Thank you so much for your review! We look forward to seeing you all again next summer. :)

Reviewed 28 July 2015

My kids didn't want to go home! The Sylvan Dale Ranch is a beautiful place that offers a wide variety of activities and plenty of down time if you wish. The staff members treated my family like we were part of their own. They really care about the guests, the ranch and the animals and it shows in everything they...

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We had such a great time with your family too! Hope to see you next year. :)

Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Sylvan Dale for a family reunion that included about 30 guests, ages 9 to 80. There was plenty for everyone to do, the food and rooms were great, and the staff was outstanding. They really made sure everyone was having fun and had everything they needed. The horses and hiking trails are great, and the grounds are...

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We loved having your family reunion with us! You are all so much fun to be around! We can't wait to see you again in the future. :)

ontario
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We had such an amazing experience at the Sylvan Dale Ranch - from start to finish. It was truly a unique trip. The kids were asking when we could return before we even left. This was an authentic dude ranch vacation. The staff ensured that all of our needs were met each day - from activities, to meals to accomodations....

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We loved having you and your family with us for the week! And we can't wait to see you next time! Let the adventures begin. :)

Aubrey, TX
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Having been to a number of dude ranches over the years, within minutes of arriving at Sylvan Dale, it was obvious that this ranch was built on love and a passion to share this lifestyle with guests from around the world. Such a welcoming atmosphere where everyone is considered family. You may arrive as a guest, but you leave as...

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Thank you so much for joining us for the week and for filming the fun of Sylvan Dale! We look forward to seeing the final product. :)

Reviewed 7 July 2015

I started researching guest ranches in Wyoming and Colorado in December 2014 for a June 2015 trip with my sister. After looking at many ranch websites and talking to several, we chose Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch in Loveland, Colorado. We had a great time! The accommodation is fabulous ! Very cosy, spotlessly clean and tastefully furnished cabins all in western...

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We loved having you and your sister on ranch! And we can't wait to see you two again. Remember, Cowgirl Roundup would be the perfect fit for you. :)

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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 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:
Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch Hotel Loveland
Sylvan Dale Hotel
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