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Buffalo Gap Guest Ranch and Trail Head

3100 Buffalo Gap Road, Medora, ND 58645
Buffalo Gap Guest Ranch and Trail Head
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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Beulah
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for a wedding, and it was a nightmare. We should have known right away when the front desk demanded we paid in front before seeing the place. Cabin was dirty, had mud on the floor, hair in the sheets, dirty washcloth on the bathroom. Hot water leaked and didn't even work until we had to troubleshoot and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended a wedding in North Dakota and the Bride and Groom choose Buffalo Gap as their rehearsal and reception destination. I have nothing but great things to say about this place. The room was clean and had everything we needed. The food was outstanding! We had the breakfast buffet, lunch and dinner at the ranch. The staff was so... More 

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Hastings, Nebraska
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

They don't issue confirmations and they never return phone calls, you have to keep calling until they answer. When we got there a very rude woman yelled at us and treated us like we were stupid for asking questions. I asked if the room was smoke free (the bar most definitely is not!) and got a non committal answer, so... More 

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Bridgeport, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband and I travel constantly for work. The accommodations at the Guest Ranch were awesome. The rooms are very large and have two queen sized beds and a set of bunk beds with plenty of room to walk around still. Our dog just loves the ranch. There is plenty of open space for him. Ollie and Cecil are the... More 

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The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We're from The Netherlands and every year we make a trip to the US with our dogs. Searching the internet last year for a good location to stay, I stumbled onto the Buffalo Gap Ranch. It just looked perfect for us. A remote area, dog friendly and back to basic. That's how we like it. We liked it so much,... More 

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Billings, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Our family reunion was held here & everyone enjoyed the large deck, lawn, fire pit, & easy access to Medora. The rooms are simple yet comfortable. There is a bar/restaurant on site & the staff was very accommodating to those with food allergies.

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Glendive, Montana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We stopped here for dinner last night after calling ahead to make sure they were still serving. We were assured the restaurant would be open for at least another hour and a half. Five minutes after calling, we were sitting in the restaurant/bar. There was a band playing outside, and a few people sitting outside listening. There were several people... More 

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Fort Gratiot, Michigan
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This guest ranch and restaurant was the best experience ever! We stayed in a rustic cabin that was clean and spacious. We were able to bring our lab because no other place near Medora would accept animals. The guest ranch is about a mile off the main road and at the foot of the Badlands offering a fabulous view. The... More 

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Billings, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The negatives: Not being familiar with Medura and the attractions, one is not told the place is 7-8 miles from Medura, it's not in the town, like the other lodging spots. There were flies all over the place, but perhaps that's the Badlands in August. There's a 3-4 percent added charge paying by credit card, that you're not told about... More 

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Killeen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Another great visit at the Buffalo Gap and this time we ate breakfast there too yumm So sad when Medora hotels became dog unfriendly, but than we found the B Gap where even the own says it's a great places for the pups (dogs). Very peaceful place, you don't even hear the people in the other rooms. Everyone who works... More 

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