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John Newcombe's Tennis Ranch

325 Mission Valley Road, New Braunfels, TX 78131-0469
John Newcombe's Tennis Ranch
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

First to review the accommodations: my 1br condo was spacious and amenity-laden, though the air conditioning was set unspeakably low when I arrived. Also, there was a single, not very soundproof door between it and the unit next door. The bed was quite comfortable, though not all my fellow tennis campers reported the same. Even without the tennis instruction, this... More 

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NewksResort, General Manager at John Newcombe's Tennis Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our program. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! More 

San Antonio, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I went back to Newks for the third (and final time) in October 2014, as part of a 'group' that goes to Newks every year. I was told that some of the rooms had been remodeled, since the last time I was there, so I requested one of those rooms. Though the room was an improvement , I still found... More 

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NewksResort, Manager at John Newcombe's Tennis Ranch, responded to this review

We are so sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to the Ranch as you obviously had the previous 2 times. We wish we would have known about your room problems as we try to follow up immediately and correct upon hearing any concerns. For your information we have replaced our door locks and now have a keyless system.... More 

new york
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I went for a week long tennis camp; there were just 4 others doing the camp besides me. The pros were very friendly and attentive and since we were so few attendees, each individual could get lots of specific advice. The resort itself is a bit isolated, accommodations are rustic (after all it calls itself a ranch, not a resort)... More 

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NewksResort, General Manager at John Newcombe's Tennis Ranch, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review our Ranch. We sincerely hope that we will get to host you again in the future! Thank you More 

Dallas, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I had sent my child here this past summer and was extremely dissatisfied when my child had texted me the menu. It's far from healthy and is not proper nutrition for playing tennis all day. The food quality is terrible. There were flies crawling all over all of the food and the salad. There are cockroaches everywhere and the cleaning... More 

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NewksResort, General Manager at John Newcombe's Tennis Ranch, responded to this review

John, Thank you for taking the time to review our JR camp program. Your comments will help us improve and will be taken seriously. In order to respond: 1)With regard to the menu, we do try to cater to children's taste with burgers, chicken strips etc but we always include a full salad bar and deli selection, as well as,... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

We attended the 5 day adult camp. For us this was a perfect blend of instruction, playing and fun. All of the pro's (they rotated) are very knowledgable and good communicators. This is a very positive motivational environment where you will definitely improve and enjoy yourself. The pro's eat meals with you and even took us off site for BBQ... More 

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NewksResort, Guest Relations Manager at John Newcombe's Tennis Ranch, responded to this review

John Y, Thank you for your review and wonderful compliments! We loved having you here and we hope you will be back again next year! Team- Family! More 

Arlington Heights, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

What can I say about Newk's Tennis Ranch...a tennis dream indeed! I have been playing tennis for about 30 years and can't begin to tell you how awesome this place is! I stayed for a week at Newks and was so impressed with the facilities, the beautiful tennis courts, the awesome tennis pros and the great food. The atmosphere included... More 

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NewksResort, Manager at John Newcombe's Tennis Ranch, responded to this review

Harry, thank you for your wonderful compliments. It was a pleasure to host you here at the Ranch! We hope that you will be back to visit the TEAM-FAMILY very soon! More 

New Orleans, LA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A large group from New Orleans went to Newks with a friend who has been a few times. We were not disappointed. What a great time we all had. Pro's were great teachers, polite and fun. I met a lot of people who I plan to meet up with again next year!! Accommodations were simple, but clean. Food was simple... More 

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NewksResort, Manager at John Newcombe's Tennis Ranch, responded to this review

Lfox, Thank you for your compliments! Its was our pleasure to have your group here. We hope to see you all again year after year! Sincerely, Amanda More 

Boston area, MA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I had always wanted to visit this tennis camp/ranch since hearing about it years ago. I was not disappointed when I finally did. The level of instruction and the passion of the instructors was high. It seem that with almost every ball they hit you the coaches provided some tip or advice. I also liked how the instructors mingled with... More 

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NewksResort, General Manager at John Newcombe's Tennis Ranch, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. It was our pleasure to host you at the Ranch and we sincerely hope that you will be back soon. Happy tennis! More 

Niskayuna, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

If your idea of a great week is 5+ hours of tennis a day with expert instruction, great fun, great food and socializing with other folks who think this is great way to spend the day, Newk's is for you. It's an incredible all inclusive value! The rooms are great, the food is great (not fine dining though - go... More 

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NewksResort, General Manager at John Newcombe's Tennis Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Nancy. M, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review of the Ranch. You obviously really "get" us and what we are all about, and we are so happy that we were able to spend some time with you and your son. We hopefully look forward to welcoming you back to our "team... More 

Hudson, OH
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Stayed at the tennis ranch for the first time Saturday through Wednesday Mar 22-26. Easy drive from Austin airport and even closer to San Antonio. Had a condo with a loft which was plenty for the 3 of us. This is a very laid back rustic resort that knows tennis. We were welcomed from the start and the head pro... More 

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NewksResort, General Manager at John Newcombe's Tennis Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Tobinyon, Thank you for your detailed report of your stay at the Ranch. In our opinion, it is people like you who make the Ranch a special place and we loved having you here - thank you for coming! We hope to look after your son in the summer in camp, and hopefully welcoming you back soon too! More 

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