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Dixie Dude Ranch

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3.0 of 5
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833 Dixie Dude Ranch Road, Bandera, TX 78003
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our stay at the Dixie Dude Ranch in August 2014 was the highlight of our Texas trip. My wife and I stayed with our 4 children and enjoyed every second of it. We especially enjoyed the daily horse rides, the meals, and the environment.

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San Antonio TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every meal was wonderful and authentic! The horseback trail rides were all fun and memorable! Our cabin was very comfortable with an air conditioner that stayed cold in hot August weather. The huge pool was a hit. The staff was very friendly, knowledgeable, and accommodating. As other reviews state, lots of international visitors and everybody we met loved their experience.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm going to list some fun stuff about the Dixie Dude Ranch, but first...go book your trip NOW. Just go- whether it's a girls trip, guys trip, couples, families... Doesn't matter! It's the best getaway that's different than your average beach trip and extremely well priced. - Half of the people visiting are from Europe. The Netherlands, Sweden, France, Germany...... More 

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Bellaire, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The Dixie Dude has been the best family vacation spot for our family since 1955, I was a little kid and they treated us all like family. The food is 'home made' and every day the meals are served family style. By the end of your stay, you too, will feel like part of the Dixie Dude Ranch family. Four... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We absolutely loved everything about our stay. The staff were great, every meal was like a nice home cooked meal. We loved everything from fishing in the pond, looking for fireflies while sitting on the porch to horseback riding, also loved how the dogs would go on walks with us and join us at the pond. A much needed place... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

For our annual "Girls' Trip" getaway, my girlfriends and I decided to do something a little different. We decided on horseback riding and found the Dixie Dude Ranch online and booked our trip. Since we were arriving late, we called ahead and Clay was very accommodating, saved our dinners for us after the kitchen closed for the evening and left... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Without repeating too much of what others have said, we had a wonderful time at the Dixie Dude Ranch. We were looking for a "cowboy" experience for our two boys, 9 and 10, and the Dixie Dude Ranch was exactly as advertised, "a family vacation spot where there's room to stretch your legs, breathe fresh air and gaze at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

My husband and I visited the Dixie Dude ranch with our stepdaughter for three days. We all loved it and did not want to leave, The wranglers were awesome and the food was great. Our favorite part was probably the horse back riding. They have plenty of things to keep you entertained.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We returned from a four night stay here.The initial impression was exactly what I imagined, the place is full of character that you would expect on a ranch. The accommodation is simple but comfortable,the only housekeeping is a change of towels! All food is taken at specific times in the ranch house and was tasty and plentiful,and maels where fun... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

In all honesty my initial impressions of the ranch left me disappointed. Our first call to confirm our impending arrival stirred up no warm welcome or excitement. Questioning room assignments (due to physical challenges) prompted only a gruff "accommodation assignments have already been made). The appearance of the grounds and cabins for one who's never been on a ranch can... More 

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