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Hill Country Equestrian Lodge

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1580 Hay Hollar Road, Bandera, TX 78003
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Hill Country Equestrian Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful holiday, with one of our own horses and also rode one of the ranch's horses. Everyone was extremely friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed the riding lessons and the trail rides in a beautiful surrounding. We already have made plans to return.

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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You sit on your porch and watch the sun come up - and all you can hear is the sound of the cicada. No cars. No planes. Maybe an early bird - but nothing else. Then you go inside your fondly arranged cabin and prepare a nice breakfast. While drinking your cup of coffee you plan the coming day -... More

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Bad Homburg, Hessen, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the other side of the Atlantic it was not so easy to google out a location, where our family - consisting of non-riders and experienced riders - would find their place and fun. With HCEL we found exactly the right place for us! A great landscape, the beautiful location in the valley, a riding terrain in the state park... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My one my horse enthusiast daughter (9 year old ) & I stayed here for a weekend in the Windmill cabin across from the barn and loved it. We checked out local dude ranches on line (and popped in a couple once there) which do offer more in way of on site services but if you are going for the... More

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Carbon, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Secluded property adjoining incredible trails with diverse terrain. We loved the staff; friendly, helpful, expert horsewomen who went beyond what we expected in making our stay and that of our horses comfortable and trouble free. We stayed last at a "dude ranch" and found Hill Country Equestrian Lodge to be not so much greenhorn tourist with a loaded up hayride... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My wife and I were looking for an authentic ranch to stay at for our anniversary. The Hill Country Equestrian Lodge was exactly that. The ranch is located in the beautiful hill country setting and the cabins were excellent for our weekend getaway. The ranch has a great staff who love what they do and they take the time to... More

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Nyon, Geneve, Switzerland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Having been in Houston visiting my husband's son and his wife we were looking for a short break to give them a break from us and to embrace another part of Texas. I was uncertain whether to book this ranch as it was focused on the riding more than the 'dude' experience. As pretty much beginners I thought it might... More

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Arlington, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The three days and nights that my wife and I spent at the Hill Country Equestrian Lodge far exceeded our expectations. The lodging accommodations were perfect for the two of us and you couldn't ask for a better location. Quiet and peaceful with no television or access to the internet to spoil the evenings sitting on the porch of our... More

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Dallas, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

When I came across Hill Country Lodge on the web I knew i found something. I sent an email asking if my find would be a great place to surprise my horse loving sister for her birthday. I got a response quickly and I was told I found "yep you found the right place". Oh boy did I!!. It was... More

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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

A group of us girls went to HILL COUNTRY EQUESTRIAN LODGE to celebrate a friend's 60TH BIRTHDAY! (Our other choice of destinations was PERU, to climb a mountain.) We all won on this decision! What a beautiful memory! The cabins are CHARMING. Diane and the staff were all delightful, helpful and friendly. It was beautiful weather for everything! the hot... More

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Address: 1580 Hay Hollar Road, Bandera, TX 78003
Location: United States > Texas > Bandera
Also Known As:
Hill Country Equestrian Hotel Bandera
Hill Country Equestrian Lodge Bandera, Texas

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