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Hill Country Equestrian Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my seven-year-old daughter for a week-long stay at Hill Country Equestrian Lodge. We absolutely loved it! The accommodations were nicely arranged, very clean, and well-provisioned. Even though it rained lightly on most days of the trip, we were able to plan the right times for both the riding and a variety of indoor activities. Dianne and her staff...

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Weaverville, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hill Country Equestrian wasn't just a great getaway but an in depth learning experience. My wife and I wanted to come home feeling we'd learned to ride a horse "properly" so that we could be confident in future trail rides. Dianne has a passion for riding and passes that along to those who are serious about learning. Makayla, her assistant,...

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Sugar Land, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a great pleasure to visit and stay at the lodge. Been going for 5 years now and have no plans to stop. Dianne and Peter run an excellent facility in the middle of a remote natural corner of the Hill Country. Love our every visit!

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful ranch in the magnificent part of the Hill Country! Our family (2 adults & 2 kids) spent 1 week on the ranch and enjoyed every moment of the stay. The cabin was clean, comfortable and well decorated. The ranch management and staff were attentive and very supportive. The horses were just great - beautiful, friendly and well behaving. The...

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunningly beautiful sunsets, quiet surroundings, stargazing to the sound of coyotes, sitting by our small fire, or having tea on the porch, watching the horses grazing free on the grounds... This place is something out of the ordinary... We searched hard to find a place to go horseback riding, preferably one where we could stay overnight. There was none. They...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In December, I visited HCEL for the second time. This trip was strictly getting away and relaxing for my daughter and me. Our cabin was perfect down to the tiniest detail -- you couldn't ask for a lovelier, more comfortable accommodation. The setting is gorgeous -- a hill country ranch that abuts a protected forest that's pristine and untouched by...

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Moscow, Idaho
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bandera is in the Texas hill country. We were fortunate to be here for a few days prior to and including Christmas. The cabin in which we stayed was large enough for our family of 5 adults and 1 11-year-old. We invited friends from neighboring Fredericksburg for dinner, and although we had to move the table out to accommodate all...

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Sealy, Texas
Reviewed December 2, 2016

We had a wonderful stay! The cabin was perfect, thank you for the unexpected goodies in the kitchen! :-) The horseback ride was a great adventure, the rocks & hills made it so much fun. was Enjoyed the Thanksgiving Dinner too! Thank you Paul & Dianne! Hope to join you guys again soon.

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Reviewed November 23, 2016

I got engaged here in May. I was looking for something rustic, out of the way, and relaxed. This turned out to be a perfect fit. My fiance and I really needed to get outdoors after over a year of being cooped up in metropolitan Houston. The fresh air, the running water, the quiet cabin was a great release. We...

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Lafayette, Louisiana
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Once again, Hill Country Equestrian Lodge was the perfect destination for a few days of beautiful horseback riding and visits to the "Cowboy Capital of the World", Bandera, Texas. As always we were welcomed with a beautiful cabin, clean stalls for our horses, and many smiling faces. While the cabins are always perfect I did notice this year that some...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Hill Country Equestrian Lodge

Address: 1580 Hay Holler Rd, Bandera, TX 78003-4270
Location: United States > Texas > Bandera County > Bandera
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Hill Country Equestrian Hotel Bandera
Hill Country Equestrian Lodge Bandera, Texas
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“Even if you don't like to ride, there are wonderful places to hike, especially as the property is adjacent to a state park.”
 of 5 bubbles Lynaire_Banks, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“We liked the large 4 bedroom cabin Lindig with fire pit in front (they provided kindling & firewood - all the cabins- same amenities.”
 of 5 bubbles 101suzyc, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“The cabins are all very beautiful!”
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 of 5 bubbles 552clarav, Jun 14, 2016 | Read review
“The private cabins are the way to go! We were in the rose cabin, which is the most secluded and nice for a couple.”
 of 5 bubbles 154rebeccak, Jun 14, 2016 | Read review
“All cabins are a short walk to the barn and are relatively the same, except for size.”
 of 5 bubbles 947larryk, Jun 2, 2016 | Read review
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