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Lazy F Ranch

15547 Farm to Market Road 1116, Smiley, TX 78159
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Spring roundup 2015. This is the real deal people. This is no dude ranch. Let me be blunt, this place is not for everyone. If you need structured activities, daily maid service, luxury amenities and spa services.....well keep on riding on. This place has something better, it has true warmth! You are welcomed to the ranch and treated like family,... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

I really had my heart set on the october round up. Due to a spinal problem myself and my partner had to cancel .My partners been to the ranch 4 times, me once i loved it , The owner Clay use to tell me stories that would keep you awake at night ,Great man . Texas Tom clays good friend... More 

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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

If you want the real thing then this is it! Relaxing, great food, no pressure to partake of things you may find difficult but support if you would like to ! Nice accommodation basic but air con etc ! Clean welcoming ! Help yourself if the food is not to your taste! 3 meals a day , snacks as found!... More 

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Ashford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2010

This was our third round-up at the Lazy F Ranch in 18 months and each time it gets better and better. My only reluctance in writing this review is that I dont want to encourage too many people to go as we'd like to keep this place all to ourselves. We have made some terrific friends including locals, cowboys and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2010

We visited the Lazy F ranch for a weekend getaway. We had wonderful, individualized tours of the ranch both by horseback and by truck. Clay and his staff were incredibly accomodating to any of our wishes. His stable was well-kept, and horses were appropriate for any level rider. The ranch itself is beautiful, with lakes and creeks, turkeys, deer, and... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2010

I stayed twice at the Lazy F and I had both times a great time! The Ranch is simply beautiful. There is nothing I would have missed during my stay. If you are staying for Round up you are going to work with real cowboys they do that for their living 365 days a year. They will gladly show you... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2010

If you want a real cowboy ranch experience the Lazy F at Round Up time is the only place out there. I can only speak to the Round Up experience but here it is... You will ride with real cowboys who do this everyday of their lives. You will eat some of the best Texas comfort food there is. You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2010

I've rated the Lazy F excellent for everything apart from value only because this is a review to help people decide what sort of holiday they want and the prices asked by ranches (and NOT just this one) work out pricey for ordinary folk who just want somewhere comfortable, but not luxurious, to have a genuine no-frills experience. But this... More 

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Oslo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2010

After a quick stay in Houston, we drove off to Smiley, TX and had some HOT, but fun days at the lazy f guest ranch. If you come to this ranch and wants to sit on your bum beeing served all day - you WILL be dissapointed. I didn't know what to expect when we drove out to the middle... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2010

We found this hotel via Internet and thought it would be a good place to get the real 'ranch' experience. Well we got some kind of an experience that's for sure. We arrived early afternoon and checked into our room at the main house. Very seventies and a bit rundown, no locks on the doors, but still no problem -... More 

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