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Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolute pleasure to return here again this year, from the minute of our arrival and the nature of the warm welcome, its as if we are truly returning to members of our extended family. The river boat, horses, rodeo, Saloon, skeet shooting, tennis courts, soccer play area, swimming pool, table tennis, bicycle hire, church, animal petting area, accommodations, all in... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Per the 'fine print' on my reservation I expect a refund as follows "Please note that a refundable USD 50.00 credit card deposit is required at check-in for incidentals. .... A security deposit of USD 200 is required upon arrival for incidental charges. This deposit is fully refundable upon check-out and subject to a damage inspection of the accommodation. "... More 

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Dania Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best time.Hay ride with BBQ, Airboat ride, rodeo. Loved every minute. They brought coffee and fruit and cinnamon buns every morning, every night they lit a fire in the firepit. Each tent got a S'more kit.

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Thank Emily P
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your Glamping experience with us. It is a pleasure to read that you had a great time at the Rodeo, air boat riding, and Hayride. We are happy that you enjoyed being served coffee, fruit and cinnamon buns every morning. Memorable stays is what we strive to provide so we are glad that we exceeded during... More 

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74 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to attend the Saterday Rodeo event, which is help every week. This is not something we have seen before and just say that it was thoroughly enjoyed by my wife and son. The highlight for my son was the calf case, which is focused on the kids. For anyone that has not experienced a rodeo as yet, this... More 

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at the Rodeo with us. It's awesome to read that your son enjoyed watching the calf case and you as well as your wife had an overall great experience. We hope to see you here again soon so that you can experience all that we have to offer. Kind regards,... More 

Tampa, Florida
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164 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time visiting the resort. Its in the middle of the state so you feel as if you are away from it all. Alot to do on the property. Some comes at a price. We did the airboat ride and its just a ride of about 30 min through the river basin. It will highlight how an airboat can go... More 

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest! We are delighted that you had the pleasure of enjoying our Rodeo, air-boat ride, and the friendly service provided by our staff. Your comments regarding the air-boat ride is not the normal and will be shared with management for review. We appreciate you giving us the opportunity to serve you and do hope that... More 

Leeswood, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Throughly enjoyed the rodeo and the fireworks afterwards. Although the amount of American propaganda may be great for those from the USA it is not necessarily so for tourists. The facilities would be good if there were enough to go around. Although arriving early no golf carts were available there are only 2 boats for hire in the complex the... More 

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Thank 815theresa
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Rodeo and fireworks. On the other hand, it's disappointing to hear that you were not so pleased with our resort and all that we have to offer. We appreciate your comments regarding customer service; our staff does strive to provide service like no other so what... More 

Sparta, Tennessee
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice place to stay basically in the middle of nowhere in Florida. We stayed in a very nice deLuxe 1-bedroom cabin. We came in the middle of June so it was very hard but there is a nice big fireplace a big living room a joint washer and dryer a big kitchen a nice big bedroom with a... More 

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

We appreciate you sharing your 3rd anniversary trip with us here at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo. It is with great pleasure to see that our fully equipped one bedroom cabin, Saturday Night Rodeo, and additional amenities were perfect for your celebration. We hope you will honor us with another visit so we can provide you with another memorable... More 

Palm Beach, Florida
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed on a Wednesday night and left on Thursday. The mosquitos were numerous in the evening, but we found out that was because they spray on Thursday to prepare for the weekend. That being said our 2 bedroom cabin was wonderful. It was clean, spacious and nicely appointed. Dinner at the only restaurant at the Ranch was surprisingly good...must... More 

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your experience with us. We are thrilled to read that you enjoyed our two bedroom cabin, archery, zip line , the swamp buggy ride, and fried gator tails from the restaurant. Providing an outdoor experience like no other is one of our ultimate goals so we are happy we fulfilled this during your stay. We look... More 

Okeechobee, Florida
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We had a great 3 day 2 night vacation at this resort. The staff was friendly and accommodating to all of our needs. From air boating on the Kissimmee River, to riding high above the ground on a swamp buggy, our experiences in rural Florida were awesome. The resort is designed to be natural once you leave the resort buildings,... More 

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your awesome experience with us. It is with great delight to see that you found pleasure in our scenic resort, air boating on the Kissimmee River, and Swamp Buggy Ride. It is our goal to ensure that all of our guests get to have a memorable experience while exploring natural at its finest and we are... More 

Florida
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

It had rained. The place was flooded. Air was cranked so low everywhere inside so you couldn't smell the mustiness. The restaurant could only take 4 peoples orders at a time so as not to overwhelm herself or the kitchen. We checked out 14 hours later...

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with us. We sincerely apologize for the challenges you experienced at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo. Depending on the weather when you vacation with us, some of our areas tend to get flooded. It is our hope that you reached out to the front desk as they would have been more... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on 1,700 beautiful acres in Central Florida and just an hour from Orlando, Westgate River Ranch provides fun and adventure for the entire family! The perfect backdrop for your vacation getaway, Westgate River Ranch boasts Western-themed accommodations, an abundance of recreational activities, and unique opportunities for families and friends to spend quality time with each other. The wide range of recreational activities at Westgate River Ranch include horseback riding, nature hikes, fishing, swimming, boating, airboat and swamp buggy rides, trap and skeet shooting, hayrides, cookouts, a petting farm and more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo

Address: 3200 River Ranch Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33867
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Lake Wales
Price Range: $50 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 152
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Also Known As:
Westgate River Ranch Hotel Lake Wales
Westgate River Hotel
Hotel Westgate River
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