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Terlingua Ranch Lodge

16000 Terlingua Ranch Road, Terlingua, TX 79830
Terlingua Ranch Lodge
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You are deep in West Texas' Big Bend country when your here. We stayed two nights at the ranch lodge and loved it. It is a good 15 miles off the Hwy and about 30 minutes from the intersection running between Terlingua and Study Butte, nestled within Christmas Mountain range.The ranch has its own restaurant which serves good homemade breakfast... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

As one of my last trips to US NPs, I headed down to Big Bend, leaving it a bit late in the Spring but not yet roasting. Terlingua Ranch was relatively convenient for the 2 days I spent at Big Bend, large room/lodge with ensuite bathroom and outside balcony. Rustic, probably the most basic of all the places I stayed... More 

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Pam G, Front Office Manager at Terlingua Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review , Sorry you missed out on the Cafe. We have been doing a lot of renovation on it this year. it must have been closed during your stay. We hope you'll choose stay with us again when you may try some great home cooking here at our Bad Rabbit Cafe. Safe Travels ' More 

Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Terlingua Ranch Lodge is probably one of the most peaceful places I've ever stayed. No phones, tv, cell or wifi....and that was perfect for us. The views are spectacular. We stayed in cabin 34. The scent of fresh pine was the 1st thing I noticed and it set the stage for a lovely visit. Everything was clean and well maintained.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We (self, wife, dog) spent 3 comfortable evenings in our travel trailer. Full hook ups except cable but lots of atmosphere and quiet...The primary reasons for visiting this region! Great place for day trips to Big Bend Park, Marathon, or nearby state park. Again, full services but rustic so please realize your aren't in downtown wherever. This time of year... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I booked this place in a panic when we woke up to 6" of snow on our camping trip to Big Bend National Park. I thought the location sounded quiet and park-like and the quiet part was true, being 36 miles from Terlingua, but the park-like setting not so nice due to the clutter of buildings. The cabins were old,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is NOT a "hotel or even motel" experience. These cabins are rustic, outdated, run- down, and unkempt! We are POATRI Members and were fortunate enough to get the discounted price at the cabins...trust me when I say 1/2 off should be the going rate. We knew what to reasonably expect. No TV, no phone, no coffee maker... What we... More 

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Rockport, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Do you really want to drive 16 miles into the wilderness to stay in a trailer that is in desperate need of rehab (think Hurricane Katrina)? No food, seriously bring your own if you are crazy enough to do this. They advertise a restaurant but it was not serving food (at least not while we were there) and if they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

If you are headed down to the Big Bend region of Texas, Terlingua is a must see destination. The ghost town is a lively mix of arts, ruins, music and good food. You can stay in Terlingua proper, but if you want a really unique experience, stay at the Terlingua Ranch Lodge. The lodge is located at the end of... More 

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Midland, TX.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Flew from Midland to Terlingua Ranch yesterday in the 182 for a burger. The strip is in pretty good shape. My main gear tires are 6.00's and handled the rocks/gravel ok. Not sure how a plane with smaller tires would do. Landing to the west on runway 20 is uphill. You need to be proficient in soft field landing and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stayed here recently on a trip down to the area. If you're coming to this part of the country, I am assuming you like being remote and this place delivers. It's about 1/2 hour drive down a mostly paved road and 3 miles of dirt. Once you reach the lodge area, you'll find several cabins, RV and camp sites, a... More 

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