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Twin Elm Guest Ranch

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810 FM 470, P.O. Box 117, Bandera, TX 78003
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Twin elm guest ranch was as good as it gets. The staff was exceptional! Jim was extremely helpful, patient and loved what he does. We were only looking to stay at the RV campsite for one night. We met Graham first off when we pulled up and as the saying goes, the rest is history. Graham's funny wit and... More 

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so pleased you had such a good time riding. All of our RV guest enjoyed your family and loved your children. More 

Kyle, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My story starts back in October 2015 when an out of town friend and I had made arrangements to camp at Twin Elm. Unfortunately, severe flooding in the area cancelled those plans twice. My second email to Twin Elm to cancel the trip never made it to them so I just blew it off as money lost. Then, two friends... More 

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

It's so easy and so exciting to have such "fun" gals here at the ranch. Please come again soon because I am waiting on you to go out with! I really got a kick out of your comment about my son Cade. He really has been a tremendous help to me here at the ranch and he works 14 hour... More 

Key West
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been there twice managers and staff were excellent. Stayed at rv park very clean and Bathrooms were spotless. Horses were great Peanut was maybe the best ever second only to Cochise. Spent a few weeks there cant wait to go back. Great family destination. Pool and lots of thing to do for the kids. Will be back in the... More 

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Oh Heather, thank you for the kind words. We love your family. We so enjoyed meeting Joey this trip. Bobby and Von will always be in my heart and thank you for helping while you were here. Hugs and love from Texas! More 

Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We spent a couple of days at twin elm, the kids really liked it, a lot of space to play around, the horses, the river, etc. Kathlyn and Graham are very very nice people, 5-star for their kindness. Accommodation and food are basic but you go there to feel like a cowboy, don't you ? We will come back in... More 

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

I so wish that your family could have enjoyed more of the ranch. The weather was just not good while you were here but we are looking forward to having you back in the spring. Hug the kids for us! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

My husband surprized our family with a trip here as a Christmas present. A 16 hour car ride had me a little nervous wondering it would be worth the drive. It was incredible and I'd do it again in a heartbeat. Mostly because Graham and Kathlyn now feel like family. The meals are delicious. The horse rides incredible. The accommodations... More 

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We had such a wonderful holiday time with your family. We both hated for y'all to leave! It just seems lonely without you. Please come again as soon as can and stay as long as you can. We love all of you !!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

We stayed in the weekend of November 14th in Twin Elm Ranch. We were looking for a Texas Cowboy experience: horses, bulls, ranch environment and atmosphere, Rodeo, great rooms decorated in wood, self made food and an overwhelming friendly attention for the guest by Graeme (the cowboy) and Kathlyn. We did a horse ride facilitated by Graem the Cowboy. We... More 

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Wow ! We appreciate the kind words. Your daughter was absolutley lovely and we are so glad that she decided to come to Texas to go to school. Please come again next time you are in the states. More 

Ocean View, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

I don't even know where to start. From the moment my kids and I met Graham and Kathlyn, we immediately felt welcome and right at home at Twin Elm. Our site was clean and easy to get in, with great views of the countryside. Though we were there during a really rainy week, we had plenty to do...from the game... More 

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for the kind review. I wish Miss Ruby could have taken several of her furry friends home with her. We had such a good time with your family and we can't wait for you to come back and join us again. Please keep in touch. Hugs and love. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We stayed here for one night looking for a relaxed dude ranch. The ranch is next to a busy road and about 20 mins walk to the Medina River. The price quoted by the visitor centre was $192. When we arrived, we discovered that this did not include accommodation - another $120 plus tax. We agreed to forego a horse... More 

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Our ranch is for guest looking for an authentic western experience and we are sorry for the miscommunication with the pricing from the visitors center. I appreciate your kind words on the cleanliness of your room and bath and also how good the food was. We pride ourselves in our homemade cowboy meals. Indian Creek meets the Medina River on... More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We just returned from 3 nights at Twin Elm Guest Ranch and the whole family (mum, dad and 2 boys aged 7 and 3) had a great time. This was our first "cowboy" adventure and we couldn't have gone to a better place. The hosts Kathlyn and Graham really add to the place, treating you more as family than as... More 

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Who in the world wouldn't fall in love with your boys. Not only were they both absolute dolls and they were so personable. I hope that you will make Twin Elm a frequent stop and think about coming back for Thanksgiving. We already miss you ! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

My wife and I went horseback riding after not having rode for decades. Graham was our guide and he took great care to make us comfortable with the horses and took us on a beautiful ride along and through the Medina river. We had a great time and Graham sent us pics of our experience to cap off a wonderful... More 

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Good Day Mate ! Thank you for your kind words. I enjoyed the ride and the good conversation. Please come back soon and we will do it again. Cheers! More 

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