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Mayan Dude Ranch

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350 Mayan Ranch Road, Bandera, TX 78003
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Mayan Ranch for two days in June, and our only regret is that we did not book it for longer! We have a six year old girl and we had a fabulous time. Here's the breakdown. Lodging: if you're looking for a luxury hotel then you missed the sign; this is a dude ranch. We stayed in... More 

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Kelly O, Owner at Mayan Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Jeremy Thank you so much for sharing your positive review of your recent stay at the ranch. Your review captures the experience of our guests, and we appreciate that you enjoyed the activities, meals, and “horsepitality.” The greatest compliment we can receive from our guests is that they wish they could have stayed longer. We look forward to having your... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time on a ranch holiday visiting from the UK and what a wonderful time we had. Lots to do and never any pressure to take part...you are free to do how to choose. The staff were so accomodating and helpful and room and facilities were great. The food and evening entertainment were always something to look forward to. Recommend... More 

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Kelly O, Owner at Mayan Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Andrew, Thank you for sharing your positive review about your recent stay at the ranch. We know you have many options for where to spend your holidays, and we are so pleased you chose the Mayan. I will pass on your compliments to our staff. Please come back again soon and join the Mayan family for more of our brand... More 

Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 10 year grandson and I spent three days at the Mayan. Incredible time. Everyone there was so friendly and helpful. There is something to do every minute of the day if you want or you can lay by the pool and relax. Meal time is fun..many options. My personal favorite was the trail ride (or wagon ride) for a... More 

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my daughter to the Mayan Ranch for a different vacation this year. What a great choice this was. Kelly and all the staff go far above expectations to ensure their guests have a great time. My 11 year old daughter had never ridden a horse before, but absolutely loved it. The cowboy breakfast was great as was all... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Beauty of the Mayan Dude Ranch simply Amazing. I love the outdoors, the wild life and the feel of the rustic cabins. The Mayan family takes personal care of you. The perfect place, entertainment galore.

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Kelly O, Owner at Mayan Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review and praise of our beautiful property. While you are our guest, you are our priority, and we strive to take the best care of you and your family. Please come visit us again soon and experience our brand of Texas “horspitality.” More 

Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been quite unfortunate as we decided to go to the Mayan ranch maybe the worst week end of the Year!!! Biggest thunderstorm ever, when we arrived the ranch became litteraly an Island in a couple of hours due to the heavy rain. Our first horse riding was canceled, our bungalow roof was leaking, our bedrooms soaked and we... More 

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Kelly O, Owner at Mayan Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your positive review of your recent stay at the Mayan. We were so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, despite the heavy rain. As a result of the rain, our river is up and running and our guests are enjoying swimming and fishing. Thank you for recommending us to your friends and complimenting us on our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you want to indulge your inner cowboy but aren't perhaps born to the saddle, this is the place. The good points are numerous - twice daily rides which follow trails all over this large property on docile horses which is a great thing if you're not experienced in terms of riding. The ride out for cowboy breakfast is great... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My 5 best friends from college and I shared a cabin at this lovely family-run ranch! We just got back after being there for a long Memorial Day Weekend when the area had some of the worst floods in recent history! The family/staff were unbelievably calm, warm, accommodating and helpful to all of their guests despite the fact that some... More 

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Canyon Lake, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Are you sure you stayed at the Mayan Dude Ranch? I have visited the Mayan Ranch over 60 times and have not once experienced anything you stated. The Hicks Family customer service is second to none. If any of your meals were unsatisfactory, the Ranch would make them right; the generations that now run and work at the Ranch learned... More 

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Kelly O, Owner at Mayan Dude Ranch, responded to this review

David, Thank you for sharing your review, attesting our customer service and relationship with our horses. We value you as a repeat guest, and we appreciate you choosing the ranch as your vacation spot. We look forward to having you with us again soon. More 

Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I have been visiting this ranch for 30 years and never been disappointed, the food is excellent and the hospitality always exceptional. It is a great place to meet people from all over the world. I have stayed in the summer months when it is busy and also in the off season when it is quieter. It would be hard... More 

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Kelly O, Owner at Mayan Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Wendy, Thank you for sharing your positive review of the Mayan. We appreciate our repeat guests, and we are so pleased that you have called the Mayan your second home for three decades, sharing the experience with your family and friends. Our repeat guests are a testament to our Mayan brand of “horspitality,” and we work hard to provide you... More 

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