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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This was our first time at the Ranch and won't be our last! We traveled from Minnesota and it was definitely worth the trip. We spent a lot of time on horseback and really learned how to ride a horse. The horses are well kept and beautiful. Leigh and her daughter Patricia welcomed us into the family. The food is...

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Leigh2550, Owner at The Sugar & Spice Ranch, responded to this review

I'm so very glad to have been able to host you and provide you with an environment that allows for that mother and daughter connection!! We are thrilled that you will be returning and can not wait to see you all again! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! It helps us understand where we want...

Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

My daughter Alyssa and I first visited The Sugar & Spice Ranch in 2012. We both have a deep love for horses and truly needed an escape together just her and I! As a single mom that runs her own business I wanted to set aside quality time with my girl! We fell in love with the Hill Country... The...

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Reviewed 7 June 2016

My daughter and I first visited S&S Ranch eight years ago. We returned the next year. Now, here I am on my own and loving it! The bunk house is immaculate and very comfortable. The huge attached bathroom has two sinks, bathtub, shower and enough storage space for make up and toiletries for all the girls! Miss Leigh's homemade food...

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Reviewed 6 June 2016

The Sugar & Spice Ranch is an adventure in ranch living. Staying in the Bunkhouse with several other like-minded women and girls was a blast. Met some great people, shared delicious homemade meals and good conversation plus I especially enjoyed the gorgeous Texas Hill Country sunsets. I highly recommend a visit. Mom's can spend a week with their daughters at...

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Flower Mound, Texas
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Loved the thought of being able to spend quality time with my daughter Ms Leigh is not very positive. She was rude when we arrived She chastised any one who took second helping of food. She and her digger stayed on their phones continually. The food her daughter cooked was good. She was unkind to one of the guests daughters...

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Leigh2550, Guest Relations Manager at The Sugar & Spice Ranch, responded to this review

While we always strive to make all our guests happy and reading through the more positive reviews we have received over the years I can only say we strive. I'm not sure why Ms. Leigh would be referred to as less than positive or rude but, over the course of the last 11 years she has proven herself as a...

Wichita Falls, Texas
Reviewed 26 May 2016

My daughter has visited Sugar and Spice three times. She loves Miss Leigh and all the riding time they get. The always comes home raving about the food and full of stories of friends she made and adventures they went on. I would highly recommend this ranch to all Moms and Daughters.

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McKinney, Texas
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Very good set up. Loved the countryside. The staff was very accommodating. Very knowledgable. Can't say enough good things. Very comfortable. Excellent food. Excellent program excellent horses. Fun! Fun! Fun!

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Bandera, Texas
Reviewed 20 May 2016

So much fun! Very knowledgable staff, beautiful hill country location, and yummy food! Whether you're having some quality mother daughter time or are a girl at summer camp, horses are the way to go! Sugar and Spice Ranch is top on my list!

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Reviewed 3 February 2015

We recently spent a long weekend at The Sugar & Spice Ranch in Bandera. It was so worth the time getting to know our assigned horses, grooming, feeding, and getting a feel for what it's really like to own a horse. Plus understanding their personalities! One of the surprising things....fabulous home-cooked food. Leigh is a master at creating yummy breakfast,...

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Plymouth, Indiana
Reviewed 7 January 2015

As things went, this wonderful ranch found us unexpectedly through a google search and I am so thankful that it did. The mother/daughter week fell in line perfectly with my ideal week of travel. I am a very busy, single mother with a business - this was my first vacation with my daughter in over 5 years, and I was...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sugar and Spice Ranch is exclusively for mothers and daughters who want to spend a week having the best bonding experience of a lifetime. Imagine bunking with other moms and daughters in a real bunkhouse and riding your very own horse for the week. You'll learn how to care for your horse by learning to tack up, groom, bathe, feed, turn out, and of course ride. Moms will feel like kids again, and your daughters will get the camping experience while still having the security of being with mom. You'll do virtually everything together including riding, swimming and on the last day of camp you will even participate in a team horse show. Our summer camp sessions run from Saturday through the following Friday every week from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Camp tuition is for TWO PEOPLE and is all-inclusive (lodging, all meals, tack, horses, lessons, etc.) We can't wait to share our ranch with you all. Be one of our guests and experience what happens when moms and daughters come together!!!! Ask about our Women's Only Weekends that run September through May. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sugar & Spice Ranch

Address: 884 Rikki Dr, Bandera, TX 78003-6074
Region: United States > Texas > Bandera County > Bandera
Price Range: $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
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“The pictures are what you get. Bunks close together older bathroom that you share”
 of 5 bubbles heathermyers2016, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Bunkhouse is clean and has coffee, huge bathroom with jacuzzi tub and large closets.”
  • Jacuzzi tub in the bunkhouse was fun
 of 5 bubbles 869stacyc, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Bring headphones if you are a light sleeper - it is really not a big deal though. Bring a sleep mask if you want pitch black - you are in a bunk room with mothers and daughters, people need to use the bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Cuardaitheoir, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
“We enjoyed visiting Bandera General store and the nearby caves in the surrounding...and the Dallas Museum of Art on the return trip”
 of 5 bubbles beeandhive, 17 Apr 2014 | Read review
“All the bunks are the same but the kids went to sleep while we stayed up and read for a while.”
 of 5 bubbles DanM205, 28 Nov 2011 | Read review
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