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Westgate River Ranch

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3200 River Ranch Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33867
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Ranked #3 of 8 hotels in Lake Wales
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Kelly W Sanford, Florida
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sanford, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our three sons for a long weekend at the ranch, Thursday to Sunday. This timeframe is perfect! What stayed in a cottage, but make sure to take an air mattress with more than two kids. The kids loved the activities and golf cart transportation. I took tons of food and drink, thanks to trip advisor. Great advice! There... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This past weekend I had forty family members gather for my mother's 80th birthday. They did a great job on renovations to they added more activities. Who would have guessed that 80 year old woman had the time of her life riding a zip line and a bull. Rosa and Dean went out of their way.

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your mother’s birthday celebration experience with us. It’s great to hear your family really enjoyed their stay and all the activities we offer on the property! We love to hear when a member of our staff is able to make your vacation even more memorable and enjoyable. It lets us know we’re doing a great job... More

Wiltshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best money I ever spent. Cowboy Ray made our day so special I can't thank him enough. From the moment we arrived, to the moment we left we got treated like royalty. Ray taught us how to shoot. we went horse riding, we went on a swamp buggy, and airboat ride. a Hay ride. our day was packed with... More

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for such a fantastic review! It’s great to hear you and your party was able to enjoy many of the activities and amenities we offer at Westgate River Ranch. We love to hear when a member of our staff is able to make your vacation even more memorable and enjoyable. It lets us know we’re doing a great... More

Clearwater, FL
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends and I reserved a Glamping site three months ago to celebrate a milestone birthday with a girls' weekend. We have taken time off of work, shopped and packed for our weekend. We also spoke to the resort yesterday to reserve horseback riding and skeet shooting times. We were supposed to check in today and received an email yesterday that... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Given this establishment is admittedly a dude ranch in Florida: The room was nicely sized, and I was surprised to find a fairly large flat screen hanging on the wall with no wires visible. The family enjoyed the few activities we did have time to experience rodeo and hay ride). The restaurant food was pretty tasty and the waitress friendly.... More

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your vacation experience with us. We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and the many amenities and activities we have to offer on site. We do apologize if there was any miscommunication with the Housekeeping. We are sorry about the issues you experienced. As a timeshare resort, our housekeeping schedule does run a little differently.... More

Moore Haven, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are Westgate owners and always spend our week at River Ranch. My husband and I take our 5 grandchildren and their mothers. The information for the cabins say that they sleep 8, but they really accommodate 10. The lock off section has a full size bed and a sleeper sofa. The larger section of the cabin has a king... More

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch, responded to this review

It is so gratifying to read your detailed comments about your stay at the Westgate River Ranch. We feel honored that you are part of our Westgate family and spend so many great family memories when you come visit. The Resort offers so much to do and entertain all ages, that you surely will want to spend more time within... More

Keller, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a time share, RV, camper and hotel resort. We booked through an agent. The agent was given erroneous information as to what was included in the price. What is included is different for time share people. When we asked about early check in we were told to call the day prior but when we did we were told... More

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking a moment to review your stay at the Westgate River Ranch. It is really important to us that you share your experience as it brings us the opportunity for development and improvement as needed. We are glad you enjoyed the friendliness of our staff and the fun rodeo. We do offer different accommodations types that vary... More

Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
16 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are owners at a different Westgate and this is by far their worst property! Stayed here for a week, sun-sun. Literally in the middle of nowhere. Closest town is 35 minutes away if you want anything. Bring food along! One restaurant opens @ 4pm on premise & closes when they want. We went at 730pm & they were closed.... More

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch, responded to this review

We trully value your honest and complete review in regards to your stay with us at the Westgate River Ranch. It saddens us to hear that you were not very pleased with the property and its activities offered; the majority of or owners and guests have such a great time when visiting. On the other hand, we can tell you... More

Longwood, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the weekend and visit the westgate river ranch for Father's Day. I am so glad that we made the trip. It was actually one of our most memorable short trips every. My boys had a riot and got to experience a lot of new things. Here's my take on it from a mommy's perspective: Accommodations: We wanted to... More

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your recent family getaway to Westgate River Ranch. Your suggestions and advice always help to inform our staff on any necessary changes to be made. It’s absolutely fantastic that your family was able to take advantage of the amenities offered especially the petting zoo for your kids. We look forward in welcoming you... More

Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our second stay at River Ranch. We enjoy being able to do nothing if we like and we did two days worth of it. The gentleman that works at the petting farm is our favorite person. He never minds taking time to answer questions and just talking a bit about the animals. Our only complaint is the walls... More

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We’re thrilled to hear you’re a returning guest to Westgate River Ranch! It’s great to hear you like to come here just to relax and do nothing. Our staff is trained to provide an excellent customer service experience and it sounds like our petting farm staff did just that! We appreciate your... More

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Address: 3200 River Ranch Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33867
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Lake Wales
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Westgate River Ranch 3*
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Westgate River Ranch Hotel Lake Wales
Westgate River Hotel
Hotel Westgate River

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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Nestled on 1,700 beautiful acres in Central Florida and just an hour from Orlando, Westgate River Ranch provides fun and adventure for the entire family! The perfect backdrop for your vacation getaway, Westgate River Ranch boasts Western-themed accommodations, an abundance of recreational activities, and unique opportunities for families and friends to spend quality time with each other. The wide range of recreational activities at Westgate River Ranch include horseback riding, nature hikes, fishing, swimming, boating, airboat and swamp buggy rides, trap and skeet shooting, hayrides, cookouts, a petting farm and more! ... more   less 
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