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Crystal River, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked 4 days at the campground for thanksgiving. Bathhouse was dirty, campground was a field with water & electric hook up. The other campers were great & we met some nice folks. I was very excited to shoot some skeet & trap & introduce my family to the sport. There are 6 (I think) trap/skeet fields but it only...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a difficult review to write because I had high hopes for our experience at this resort. Our family of 6 stayed the weekend before thanksgiving for 4 nights. We were unable to get into the 2 bedroom timeshares and settled for 2 hotel rooms. The hotel is a 2 story building that is more like a motel design....

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Wyboston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If I could give zero stars I'd give zero. On the first day I found a pair of dirty socks in the bedroom. We are owners at another resort and expected a nice room what a disappointment. No oven no bath no table and chairs. The cabins are divided into A and B if you stay here ask for A....

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

Thank you for your feedback. We apologize for the issues you experienced and for any inconvenience they may have caused. Your review will be shared with management including the housekeeping and maintenance departments. We appreciate that you brought these issues to our attention as we work diligently to resolve them. Thank you again for your feedback. We hope that you...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went during July 2016 where it was very busy that time of year, but we decided to stay a night because I was getting dropped off at my summer camp the next day that was in the area. There were plenty of rooms to choose from glamping to teepees, but we booked a deluxe lodge suite which was fairly...

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

Thank you for sharing your recent stay at Westgate River Ranch. We are honored that you feel we provide a great vacation! We definitely strive to provide the best amenities and are happy to know that you and your family were able to enjoy them. We truly look forward to exceeding your expectations again in the future! Nicole

Belvidere, Illinois
Reviewed October 23, 2016

If you are not from the area I encourage you to use Gray line bus. Ask for Billy. We just sat back and let Billy do the driving. It is about an hour and half from Kississimme. They pick up near your hotel or resort. When you arrive you are dropped off to have a 45 minute hayride. It is...

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

Thank you for your feedback. We are excited that you enjoyed our accommodating staff and the many activities that we have on property! It is great that you were able to experience our hayride and rodeo show. We forward to providing you with many vacation memories to come! Lissy

Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This resort is "big" maybe 1500 acres that are surrounded by a few hundred thousand more acres of wetlands. We had a great time and we definitely slept like babies each night. Exhausted from play. The rodeo was a great hit on Saturday night. Very talented cowboy and cowgirls doing fun tricks on the horses. Of course the bull was...

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

Thank you for sharing your experience. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our atmosphere and our comfortable units. It is great that you were able to experience our outdoor activities such as our horseback riding and rodeo, as well as our adventure park which includes, zip lining and rocking climbing. Please keep in mind that our prices fluctuate...

Reviewed October 12, 2016

My husband and I just returned from this resort the place was so clean and beautiful everyone was so friendly and accommodating there was so much to do we had a great time and can't wait to visit again highly recommend

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

Thank you for choosing to be our guest. It is wonderful that you enjoyed our facilities and found our staff to be friendly and accommodating to your needs. We feel honored that you would recommend us and we hope to see you again soon! Lissy

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

This resort is picture perfect. Really clean place with friendly staff. The rodeo was great fun and they have some very talented people who take part in it. The area itself offers camping accommodation, glamping accommodation, lodges, tipis, an area for rvs, and even have a marina where you can drop your own boat into the water. The resort also...

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

Thank you for posting such wonderful comments about your vacation experience with us. We love when guests enjoy their time at our Dude ranch we offer many types of lodging from cabins to camping. We do offer many types of activities for everyone to enjoy. We are thrilled to know that our customer service exceeded your expectations and that our...

Orlando
Reviewed September 27, 2016

We went Glamping this past weekend and my family had so much fun! We loved the Rodeo and all the fun things after like the street dancing and Saloon. The pool was nice and the Glamping Tent was sooo nice. Very clean and had bfast brought to us every morning very nice touch! We also go a smores kit and...

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

Thank you for sharing your positive review of your stay with us! I am so happy that you chose to stay with us on your trip to River ranch .We strive every day to exceed our guests' expectations. I am so happy that we were able to accomplish this goal for you. We hope to surpass your expectations again during...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Let me start by saying that I am not a big fan of camping, so when my wife said she wanted to go "Glamping' I wasn't too thrilled. We of course went anyhow, as she is the boss and believe it or not I had a good time! We were in Glampsite #1. I believe that there are 20 Glamping...

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

Thank You for your great review. I am especially pleased to hear your thoughts on our clean and comfortable accommodations. As a Resort we pride ourselves on Customer Service as well as great accommodations and activities and it is good to hear that this was recognized. Your review is vital for improving the service and quality we offer to our...

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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
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
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 33867-1201
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Lake Wales
Price Range: $178 - $334 (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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Westgate River Ranch Hotel Lake Wales
Westgate River Hotel
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“The timeshares are really nice and the glamping looked like fun”
 of 5 bubbles Spataman, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“This resort is huge, so I suggest renting a golf cart like we did!”
 of 5 bubbles 47kaeleeb, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“We stayed in cabin 19 sleeps 4 people. Would rent cabin 13 or 12 for 4 people next time”
 of 5 bubbles kkbarry, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“If you are Glamping, Tents #1, #2 and #3 are closest to the bathroom.”
  • Great sunset during the Rodeo!
  • Glamping bathroom - located in a trailer a short walk from the Glampsite
  • In the Glamping Tent - Also known as a
  • Bathrooms are located in a trailer a short walk from the Glampsite
 of 5 bubbles Luv2BTravelling305, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“As I stated, a room with an efficiency might save you a couple of bucks in the long run.”
 of 5 bubbles realdiehl57, Sep 20, 2016 | Read review
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