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

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

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

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. :)

North Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We attended our nieces wedding and found the experience to be exceptional. The wedding was on time and presented outside which had a great backdrop setting and for being in July we had some cloud cover. The cabins were spotless and the food was very good at the reception. I would recommend the Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch for a vacation,...

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

Thank you so much for joining us! We look forward to seeing you again in the future. :)

Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

The words needed to adequately describe our time at SDR are difficult to find. The staff truly is amazing, the grounds are beautiful and peaceful, and the horses are well-trained and gorgeous. The staff immediately makes you feel like family, we honestly did not want to leave ! There are various comments I could make concerning SDR, but one of...

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

We're so glad you were able to join us! And what a wonderful family to add to our list of new friends. :) We hope to see you again for a longer stay next time! Your horses will be waiting for your return. :)

Souderton, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our trail ride at Sylvan Dale Ranch. The trail was exciting and scenic and our guide was so friendly and conversational throughout the ride. The horses are responsive and sure footed. Every effort is made to ensure riders of all skill and confidence levels are comfortable and safe. Look them up. 3200 acres on this ranch and...

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

Thank you for joining us for a scenic trail ride! Next time you're in town, we would certainly love to see you again. :) Our horses would love to bring you out on the trail again!

Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

I was in this area on business and wanted to take my wife horseback riding after she got off work (around 4:30). I called to setup a reservation, but was informed that all horses needed to be back by 4pm. The lady was nice, but that is ridiculous. Not everybody is retired and off all day long. It doesn't get...

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

We are sorry that you do not agree with our horses' and staff schedules. Rides are typically scheduled daily from 9am-4pm based on the availability of our wranglers and the feeding schedule of our horses. Evening rides are not requested often enough to warrant keeping staff available. We do, in fact, accommodate evening rides if given enough notice. We also...

Longmont, Colorado
Reviewed 24 March 2015

My husband and I stayed at Sylvan Dale Ranch last weekend. We live only 45 minutes away, and I go up there to ride whenever I can, but it was a real treat for us to be able to spend two whole nights there. The "Swing into Spring" special gave us plenty to do, and at the same time we...

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

Thank you for sharing your experience! We enjoyed having you with us as much as you enjoyed staying on ranch. :)

Falls Church, Virginia
Reviewed 20 October 2014

We stayed at Sylvan Dale for our first dude ranch experience this past summer and loved it. All the staff were warm and welcoming, and extremely accommodating of any requests. The riding lessons on our "own" horses were wonderful, especially with Lori and Slim taking superb care of our young children (first-time riders). The food was delicious. Our cabin was...

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

Thank you for your compliments! We look forward to your family returning to the ranch in the future too! :)

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 16 October 2014

In August 2013 my wife and I were spending our second year at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch. The fact that we came back after our first year speaks volumes to how much we enjoyed the whole Sylvan Dale experience. About 1 week after we left for home the Big Thompson River overflowed her banks in a terrible flood that had...

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

Thank you for your detailed description of your ranch experience! We hope to see you back on ranch sooner than later. :)

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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
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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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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 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.”
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“All the rooms have close proximity to the river. Some cabins have a wood burning fireplace - I ran mine every chance I had!”
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