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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We wanted to stay here but they were full. We were able to do horse back riding however because the people who were there was doing something offsite that day. We found the employees to be very friendly. He had a very nice Visit for the short time we Were there. The main house Was basic but appeared clean as...

Thank Lindafox4
Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We had 2 cabins with connecting rooms called Jingle & Jangle. Both had their own bathroom and air con. One room had a large double with a fire place, the other 2 small doubles. Both had swinging chairs outside on the porch. Lovely to wake up to the cats and dogs greeting us on the porch. On arrival we had...

Thank Gargyh
Reviewed 7 November 2016

My husband and I spent the weekend at the Dixie Dude Ranch. We had an amazing time. The staff is wonderful - welcoming, friendly, dedicated to making your experience a good one. Here are the highlights of our trip: --Two horseback rides a day. These are trail rides, very structured, no riding off on your own. I understand why they...

2Thank Christa N
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We had an absolutely great time at the ranch. We visited the end of October, which is clearly the less busy season as there were about 10 guests (adults only) The ranch is capable of holding about 60 people max. This is, as far as I know, the only working dude ranch that houses guests. The wranglers, the cowboys and...

Thank Kelly V
Conroe, Texas
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Twenty five years ago we took our young family to the Dixie Dude Ranch in Bandera, Texas. We had a fun time. Fast forward to last weekend and we decided to take our grown children, their spouses and the grandchildren back to the ranch. It was a perfect place to gather. This ranch is so laid back that you can...

Thank DKR1234
Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a great weekend! We wanted to do something different for my grandson birthday and this was a huge hit. Each day started with a fabulous breakfast and then followed by a horseback trail ride. We went on a total of four rides and each ride was on a different part of the property. During the day we went fishing,...

Thank Christine F
San Diego
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I wanted to give my 10 year old son an authentic Texas experience, and the Dixie Dude Ranch delivered! We only stayed for the weekend, and could have easily stayed longer. PROS Exceedingly friendly staff Amazing meals Beautiful location No Internet in rooms = reading, outdoor activities and relaxation Horseback riding was fun, different trail each time, and fine even...

1Thank KristinaR475
Wisbech, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Dixie dude ranch for five days! In that time we had the most amazing time, the ranch provides you with three home cooked meals a day! There is plenty of it and it all tastes brilliant! The horses are all very well looked after and get to graze all night on the ranch! The rides are about...

Thank food1007
Salisbury, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Had a great time at this ranch. Accomodation basic but everything you need. Staff really friendly, food fantastic and plentiful. Horse riding for novices like my friend and myself great and varied. My friend lost her iPhone when we were out on a 2hr trek allure holiday pictures lost. Could have been anywhere on the trail, we thought it was...

Thank Elaine J
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The ranch is very beautiful and the accommodation is basic but in keeping. Unfortunately it is far from a 'working' ranch and the horse riding was disappointing. The wrangler was grumpy and wouldn't even allow me to stroke the horse I was about to ride! Meals were rushed and very basic. The chicken barbecue consisted of pre cooked chicken pieces...

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  • Breakfast included
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Dixie Dude Ranch has been showing people all over the world true Texas hospitality for over 75 years. Our all-inclusive package is perfect for people of all ages, solo travelers, couples, and families alike. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dixie Dude Ranch

Address: 833 Dixie Dude Ranch Road, Bandera, TX 78003
Region: United States > Texas > Bandera County > Bandera
Hotel Class:3 star — Dixie Dude Ranch 3*
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Dixie Dude Ranch Hotel Bandera
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