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Lonesome Dove River Inn

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We needed a large house with ample room and preferably on the river. Lonesome Dove delivers in both areas. Contrary to previous reviews, we found the house to be very clean. Towels and bed linens were fresh. However, the supply of pots, pans, and large bowls are in short supply. There are plenty of utensils, cups, and plates. So if...

Thank danarbrad
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We rented the Lonesome Dove Inn based primarily on the pictures and description advertised. While the pictures represent the basics of the property, they fail to provide an accurate picture of the experience. Given the cost of the facility, it was simply not worth what we paid. First, neither the lodging company or the owner give you any guidance regarding...

1Thank Lisa F
Wimberley, Texas
Reviewed 24 March 2015

We had a wonderful ladies reunion at the BEAUTIFUL Lonesome Dove Inn! The inn's amenities were spectacular, and we were all pleased with its cleanliness and perfect Texas Hilll country charming and comfortable furnishings! The outdoor pavilion provided us with the perfect view of the Blanco River and deer! We also loved the close proximity (walking distance) to the Wimberley...

1Thank Nelcris
Santa Clara, California
Reviewed 25 June 2013

My sister booked this house for us to stay in for a mini-reunion in Wimberly and it was absolutely perfect. I was surprised at how well it was updated, since my experience previously with other vacation rentals involves outdated/unwanted furniture and out of date appliances and decor. But Lonesome Dove was very cool inside and the kitchen had all the...

1Thank deigloriam
Lorena, Texas
Reviewed 22 June 2012

We just got back from Lonesome Dove. What a dissapointment. This was suppose to be our 50 Anniversary celebration. Very poor management, the outside very dirty, built up leaves, what was suppose to be a fence on the front - falling down. The linens were disgusting, absolutely NO control with the hot water in the showers, the handles fall off...

6Thank Rdnnny
Reviewed 13 April 2012

A group of 4 "60ish" couples spent Easter weekend at this property. We travel as a group several times a year and it is often difficult to find a 4Br-4B property. This one was perfect. There is a large living/dining/ kitchen area that is well stocked. Two bedrooms adjoin this area and the other two bedrooms are on opposite ends...

Thank cooker72
Littleton, Colorado
Reviewed 30 July 2010

Found this place via their website txhillcountrylodging.com- what a FIND- this place had everything we wanted for a getaway- beautiful surroundings, great rooms, it was so PEACEFUL -priced very fair- everyone had a FANTASTIC time- we will be back & I have told everyone about this place- if you need a getaway & want to stay in a well managed...

Thank LASarno
Houston, TX
Reviewed 3 June 2009

My husband and I stayed one night in the Cliffside cottage of Lonesome Dove River Inn and were very disappointed with the overall upkeep of this very cute cottage in a great location. When we went to take showers, we realized there was no hot water. We called the management office the following morning to let them know and the...

3Thank ncolborn
cdoorldovenews, Owner at Lonesome Dove River Inn, responded to this review

We apologize for the pilot light blowing out. Sometimes these things just happen, We certainly did not do this on purpose. Cliffside Cottage is no longer available for rent as our Onsite Facilities Manager resides there now and has had no complaints.

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 11 July 2008

We had a family gathering at the Lonesome Dove property. There was plenty of comfortable space for everyone but this property suffers from poor management. The house has been neglected for some time. Some of the smoke detectors weren't connected or those that were were barely hanging on. There was a large crack with sizeable water damage in the living...

1Thank TX_travelling_man
cdoorldovenews, Owner at Lonesome Dove River Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that your stay was not enjoyable. We are under new management as of December 1, 2009, and we now have an Onsite Facilities Manager whose goal will be to provide our guests with a relaxing and enjoyable stay so they will want to come back again.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wimberley's family vacation getaway, The Lonesome Dove River Inn features 4-one bedroom country suites and an adorable stand-alone cottage, each with full kitchen, livingroom/diningroom combination, cable television, telephone, private bath, and big front porch. All accommodations have a sleeper in the livingroom and will accommodate up to four people. The hot tub and The Blanco River are only a blink away. Children and Pets Welcome! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lonesome Dove River Inn

Address: 600 River Rd, Wimberley, TX 78676-5139
Region: United States > Texas > Wimberley
Price Range: $132 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5

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