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Twin Elm Guest Ranch

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Traveling in Texas for a week with a group of 20 boys scouts ages 12-17. It was their favorite stop beating the day at the waterpark. it’s a ranch so expect rustic, but the rooms are large and clean with air conditioning and private bathrooms . The home-cooked meals were delicious. People are very friendly and accompanied our schedule. Most... More 

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Key West
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Were back again for a month had a great time kathlyn and cody were great. Peanut once again did not disappoint great horse. Loved the new donkey and rodeo too. Will be back again in the fall. Loved to see all the work being done by the management place looked great.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exactly as advertised! Great people, great rooms, amenities, etc. Activities were super fun. My son and I were there on a weekend and we got to go to the Rodeo as well (on Sat.). If you want to see and be a cowboy, this is the place!!!

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your kind words. We work very hard to make everyones time here wonderful. We can't wait to have you back again! More 

Metamora
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a family horseback ride . We did not stay on the property. While the ranch buildings were run down, our wranglers Jason and Amanda were great. Very helpful and made sure our equipment was right for the rider. During our ride, they both answered all our questions and pointed out interesting areas of the ranch property.

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our ranch and your kind words about our wranglers. Twin Elm Guest Ranch is one of the oldest guest ranches in the country and we pride ourselves on the rustic atmosphere and the gorgeous landscapes that Twin Elm provides. We hope you will join us again and be able to go on... More 

Pearland, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We spent a couple of nights during Spring Break with the boys at Twin Elm. It is exactly as advertised, very rustic and a lot of fun. The boys loved exploring the creek that leads to the Medina River. Kathlyn and the entire staff were very hospitable. Enjoyed the Cowboy poetry and the guy that played the washtub.

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Thank Michelle S
TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review. We enjoyed having your family here and we are thrilled that you got enjoy Washtub Jerry and our Cowboy Poets. We hope that you will come back and visit us again this summer. More 

San Antonio, Texas, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

My son and I had a great time tubing down the river - we were alone on the beautiful river and the staff drove us to the drop off and the return was very near the Twin Elm. The Medina river is so much nicer to navigate than the busy stretches of the Guadalupe. I recommend the inclusive package. The... More 

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

I had such a wonderful time with your family. Since y'all live so close we hope that you will come enjoy the ranch more often. Our rodeos start at 8pm every Saturday night June and through August so please make plans to come back when you can enjoy the rodeo too. Thank you so much for sharing your adventure at... More 

Lafayette, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Our 8th Grade Class went on a trip to Texas last month and part of our trip was an overnight stay here. When we got there, we were immediately met with welcome arms! The kids had been riding in the van for at least an hour, so they were ready to get out and stretch! The Ranch was ready for... More 

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We were thrilled to have your group come for a visit and the kids manners were impeccable. It was such a pleasure to enjoy each and every one you and a HUGE honor for us to have you at the ranch. Thank you for the kind words. Making people happy is what we really strive for and it makes our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

My two 12-yr olds and I called at the last minute, and Twin Elm welcomed us with open arms! Kathlyn is so incredibly friendly. She really went out of her way for us. We went horse-back riding and their wranglers, Amanda and Justin, gave us a very personal and fun-filled ride. We also went inner-tubing on the Medina river. This... More 

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

WOW ! We appreciate the outstanding review but when we have such amazing guest that don't even seem like guest, more like family, it is easy to have a great time. Send pictures when you have a chance and let me know what school you decided to go with. We look forward to many more visits. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We only booked one night but stayed another as it was so enjoyable and relaxing. The staff were so helpful and made our stay perfect! The ranch is lovely and a beautiful relaxing river only a few minutes walk from the ranch.

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you were able to relax and enjoy the ranch and the river. We hope that you will come again and stay even longer next time. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Come back soon. More 

United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

My wife and I stayed here for one night as part of a two week tour of Texas. The night we were here we were the only guests on the Ranch which by the sounds of things was quite unusual. We were looking forward to have s'mores around the fire and talking to other guests so this was a little... More 

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking the time to write such an amazing review! Our neighbor Robin Shaw was the man that told all the wild tales about Bandera. I never get tired of hearing them myself. I hope that y'all will make it back to ranch when it is not storming and we can visit around the campfire and make s'mores... More 

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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Additional Information about Twin Elm Guest Ranch

Address: 810 FM 470, P.O. Box 117, Bandera, TX 78003
Location: United States > Texas > Bandera County > Bandera
Price Range: $120 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Twin Elm Guest Ranch Hotel Bandera
Twin Elm Guest Ranch Bandera, Texas
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