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The Lodge at Fossil Rim

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 17 April 2014

Went with the boyfriend and we stayed in the Addax tent. The "tents" were really nice and come with two twin beds and a bathroom. The mattresses are not the best but I was able to sleep and no bed is ever like your bed at home. The tents are located over looking a watering hole and we spent lots...

3Thank Loren B
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 18 November 2013

A friend and I visited the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and enjoyed our stay in the Lodge which was the private home of the original owner of the property. I was in the Parrot Room while she stayed in the AttwaterRoom next door. My king bed room had the added luxury of a tiled, sunken jetted tub which was wonderful....

3Thank AshhKatt
2155FossilRim, Public Relations Manager at The Lodge at Fossil Rim, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words! We are SO thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience. Be sure to share with your friends and come and visit us again! -Fossil Rim

Rockwall, Texas
Reviewed 11 November 2013

We stayed in the Peregrine Room at the Lodge over the weekend. The room was huge with a great fireplace, although until they decide "how" to use the fireplace it is not available. They just purchased some kind of artificial logs where you insert the material to burn, but it costs around $24 per fire. So right now, they won't...

4Thank CinDen2
2155FossilRim, Public Relations Manager at The Lodge at Fossil Rim, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you had a wonderful weekend. We are working on getting the fire place issue fixed, but we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and the tour the next morning. Thanks for sharing your experience! We really appreciate it!

Reviewed 4 September 2013

What an experience. For those looking for a camping alternative with the kids, this is a must go to place outside Dallas. Great tent / cabin. No TV, just beds and bathroom. Plenty of plugs around. Great welcome from staff. A bit pricy $225 a night but it does drop later in the year to $125 a night. Ideal for...

4Thank PSPman222
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 23 December 2012

My wife and I stayed at the Lodge for 1 night in the Parrott Room. The room had dusty lampshades but otherwise clean. The bathroom was very clean. The air conditioner had trouble keeping up in the early evening but cooled down during the night. Breakfast is served in the pavilion located within the tented camp area. The main reason...

7Thank carlosm1951
Dallas, TX
Reviewed 1 August 2012

We stayed for two nights around New Year's Eve and had a blast. We had a few families with kids ranging from 5 years to 18 months. It is a lodge rental, not a hotel stay. Staying two nights was great because it allowed us to settle in and really enjoy the lodge. The kids loved waking up to see...

3Thank kriv99
Rockport, Texas
Reviewed 11 May 2012

As others have indicated, this is not a typical hotel or b&b. The house has been turned in to a lodge with five rooms. We stayed in the Parrot. We were able to park right outside our door for easy luggage moving. There were still a few steps but not bad.The bed was one of the most comfortable I've ever...

5Thank tazcaly
Reviewed 27 April 2012 via mobile

All i can say is the lodge leaks when it rains housekeeping is great the people are nice the water smells like rotten eggs lights dont work very good the door knob on the front door is broken horrible decorations workers sleep on the couch at night no service at those hours the tents not so great they have most...

3Thank eatmeahot
Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed 26 March 2012

Stayed at the safari camp was ok untill I was ready for bed,and found only a box spring, no extra blankets or pillow and no mattress.I paid 225 dollars to sleep on box springs. Cannot believe that I did that.Did not receive any help that satisfied me.NEVER AGAIN FOR ME. Place is way overpriced.

6Thank Roy F
Magnolia, Texas
Reviewed 10 March 2012

We stayed at the Lodge for the purpose of seeing the animals and taking the breakfast tour. No way would I pay the regular season rates for this place. The Lodge rooms (bar, bedrooms, kitchen, dining area, etc.) are on multiple levels--you are constantly negotiating steep steps and stepping up to the kitchen, down to the living room, etc. so...

3Thank Perkypaws

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy a relaxing escape at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center’s Lodge. Located in a peaceful corner of the park with incredible views, The Lodge welcomes guests to spacious rooms and includes a hot breakfast and a scenic wildlife drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lodge at Fossil Rim

Address: 3022 County Road 2010, Glen Rose, TX 76043
Region: United States > Texas > Glen Rose
Price Range: $140 - $454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Lodge At Fossil Rim Hotel Glen Rose
Hotel At Fossil Rim
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“all rooms are great”
nycebh, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Peregrine Room on the third floor is the most private, but it has very steep stairs!”
g0ldieb, 18 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Each room is unique while providing a very comfortable experience.”
rickstryker, 19 Dec 2014 | Read review
“If you are having a romantic stay, go for the peregrine room. Very spacious with the jacuzzi. Also stay mid week because I am not sure I would spend $325.00 for this room on the weekend.”
  • Walk-in tub in the Parrot room
mtdickson, 15 Jun 2014 | Read review
“We chose the biggest room at the top of the lodge. Beautiful with huge bathroom and jacuzzi tub. Just note, the stairs are narrow and steep!”
eatapper, 17 May 2014 | Read review
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