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Loveland NY
Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a most serendipitous discovery…the X Bar Ranch Nature Retreat…and the divine Round House. Our much-needed soul restoration and spirit rejuvenation adventure into West Texas began with a stay at the Round House. Little did we know what awaited us. As we drove the long road to the Round House, we could feel our breath slowing…our spirits lifting. Pure beauty....

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at the X Bar Ranch, which was a two-day stop on the way to Big Bend National Park. The architecture for the house is cute, but the look was not at the expense of comfort or convenience. The kitchen is thoughtfully furnished with full-size refrigerator and stove, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker. There's a nice...

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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We were ready to stop for the night and could not find a camping site with good reviews anywhere between Fort Stockton and Junction. The website for the X Bar Ranch sounded like just the place for a peaceful retreat! I called the number and spoke to Stan who welcomed us to stay even though no one would be out...

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

My wife and I recently spent 2 nights at X-bar ranch to watch the Perseid meteor shower. The ranch is far enough away from the light pollution in east and central Texas that the sky is relatively dark, so you can see faint meteors (and other astronomical objects). The sky wasn't quite perfect, but in mid-August the high pressure ridge...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 19 April 2016

I stayed at the X Bar Ranch for the first time last week, and I was there for two nights. The cabin was very cozy and comfortable and was nicely decorated in a Texas/Southwest motif. I was able to walk on one of the trails - unfortunately the other two trails were closed. The bed was very comfortable which allowed...

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Falls Church, Virginia
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Cabins are clean, comfy, with Texas decor. Access to the main lodge is great. This is a remote location so bring food. Outdoor grill with party lights; indoor kitchen facilities provide all necessary amenities to prepare food. Great porch with chairs. Wonderful stargazing opportunities...."the stars at night are big and bright!" Rustic but wonderful.

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1Thank Janet M
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 21 February 2016

My husband and I stayed at X Bar a couple of weeks ago, and were both very pleasantly surprised by how nice this place is, especially considering how affordable it is. The pictures just don’t serve the place justice. It has an enchanting feel that pictures just can’t depict. It is amazingly quiet, except for the sounds of the great...

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3Thank Paki7676
San Angelo, Texas
Reviewed 12 February 2016

The Round House was very remote, very quiet, very scenic. Extremely comfortable, beautifully decorated, well-equipped accommodations. Very clean and well-maintained. The nighttime sky is breathtaking. No traces of humanity visible from the top of our hill. Miles of hiking paths among the hills around the house. Bring food, drinks, and everything you need because it's about 30 minutes to the...

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2Thank Tom B
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We had 3 adults looking to re-connect with their West Texas roots. We spend a wonderful weekend at the Round House, did the Eldorado woolen mill museum tour (very interesting!) and Sonora Caverns (dazzling). We mostly enjoyed the tranquility, solitude and endless skies at the XBar Ranch's Round House. The RH is completely equipped with everything you need, very well...

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Reviewed 22 September 2015

We found this place by accident on our way to Arizona and what a blessing it was! When I called, Stan was super nice, easily giving details about our stay and giving directions. Away from crowds, and so much better than a cookie cutter hotel room, we LOVED the entire experience. Beautiful, so peaceful and quiet in the midst of...

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The X Bar Ranch is the ideal sanctuary for anyone interested in the splendor of the Texas countryside. The ranch encompasses 7,100 privately owned acres of diverse terrain including ample native flora and fauna, scenic vistas, star-filled night skies and magnificent sunsets over gentle rolling hills. We invite you to experience our welcoming hospitality, private, comfortable and uniquely decorated cabins, lodge and guest house and our pristine natural surroundings on the western edge of the Texas Hill Country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about X Bar Ranch

Address: PO Box 696, Eldorado, TX 76936-0696
Region: United States > Texas > Eldorado
Price Range: $121 - $355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“If you are wishing for a private, remote, and soulful place to kick back and breathe…the Round House is the place.”
 of 5 bubbles mermaid854, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“My review is only for the Round House. We did not stay at the other cabins.”
 of 5 bubbles 635hankg, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cabins 1 & 2 have an adjoining door which gives you privacy and a way to easily visit a friend/travel buddy.”
 of 5 bubbles K8837EVdianah, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Cabin 2 has the softest mattress; 5 is closest to the lodge and is a bit larger; 1 and 6 are on the ends and are most private.”
 of 5 bubbles Paki7676, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Cabins 5/6 are a little more private. Easy access to the astro observation field from all cabins, but cabin 6 is also next to another field.”
 of 5 bubbles roryg243, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
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