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Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights, 4 days this past weekend. The property is divided into 2 parts: the rv park and the cabin area. We stayed in cabins. Each cabin is individually decorated and not your typical riverside cabin. They are very well done. There is a kitchenette with faucets/sink, coffee maker, small fridge and microwave. There is a...

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Mary T, Owner at The Blanco Settlement, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. It was wonderful having you here, and hope to see you again very soon.

Austin, Texas
Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is a quaint RV park with all the basics and a beautiful spot. If the river is flowing, you're in luck. Even when it's low you can find a pool or two to dip in. Great for kids. Our friends camped and had a 10 year old birthday party here and the management really didn't like the idea of...

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Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

This place is a quiet little campground in Blanco. We loved the river, which was perfect for wading and swimming for our little ones (with life jackets). We built a fire in the pit and relaxed on their hammock. Johnson City is such a short drive that we drove over to the Exotic Ranch, which our kids loved. We enjoyed...

2Thank Jennifer C
Scottdale, Pennsylvania
Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

This is the best place ever!! We stayed for a week to visit my sister and family. We were allowed to have a cookout by the river. And we walked in all the beautiful nature along the river. The beds were so comfortable. It can not be described as anything but perfect. There was this black and white cat hanging...

1Thank debbylynn2015
Houston, Texas
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Blanco Plantation for 2 nights. I wish we could have stayed longer. This is one of the smallest and cutest RV parks we've ever used. It is super clean, beautiful and the people who run it are very friendly and helpful. I highly recommend it if you are lucky enough to get a reservation.

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MaryBlanco, Owner at The Blanco Settlement, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Thank you for choosing Blanco Settlement - hope to see you again soon!

El Campo, Texas
Reviewed February 14, 2016

Stayed here for two nights in February. Cabins are adorable with lovely decor and have fantastic porches with great views of the river. Close enough to run into town quickly for dinner, yet you feel like you are peacefully away from it all. Great base for little trips to the Garrison Brothers Distillery and the Real Ale Brewing Company. In...

1Thank sitkasmith
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here due to a baseball tournament in dripping springs. The sites are level and the staff very friendly. It is a very peaceful spot and the proximity to baseball friends in DS have us a nice place to relax between games.

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Midland, Texas, United States
Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Truly a perfect getaway spot. We had 2 cabins with 2 doubles and furnished with lovely antiques. I felt like I might have been staying with my Great Grandmother. All I can say is charming! The Blanco River runs past and the settlement was hit quite hard but they have gotten things in tip top shape. The river is running...

Thank Sheila D
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed June 12, 2015

One of best pretty rev lovable. Friends from mo brought their tv and we stayed in cabin. Too cute the cabin and they loved rv. Lots facilities for large party. Recently new ownership and they willing please. Great gift shop if you are just going by Recovering the record floods and ready to roll

Thank pam3535
Baytown, Texas
Reviewed May 10, 2015

We spent the first weekend in May in a cabin overlooking the Blanco River. Coffee on the back porch each morning in this quite and peacefull setting will be well remembered. A great location with outstanding BBQ just around the corner and the Wimberly Market Days a short distance away makes this a plus.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blanco Settlement is nestled on 8 acres alongside the beautiful Blanco River. We have nine fully furnished, vintage-style cottages decorated with antique furniture, pillow-top beds, along with full bath and kitchenette. Windows on the riverside give you a wonderful view of wildlife and the river. Gentle breezes cool you on the porches of each cabin while you rock in the rocking chairs. In addition to our cottages, we have 20 pull thru RV sites for both 30 or 50 amp service. All sites have sewer, water, and electricity. Last but not least, we have a wonderful gift store on-site stocked with the latest trends and merchandise. Our location is in the center of the Texas Hill Country and you are only minutes away from Wimberley, Johnson City, Fredericksburg, and the amazing Texas Wine Country. Plus, we are just 45 minutes from Austin and San Antonio. So come see why a day on the river is worth a month in town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Blanco Settlement

Address: 1705 Ranch Road 165, Blanco, TX 78606-5455
Location: United States > Texas > Blanco
Price Range: $95 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“A view of the Blanco river”
 of 5 bubbles mson1949, May 10, 2015 | Read review
“There's not many cabins, but they all seemed to have a nice setting”
 of 5 bubbles B5437LOmarkg, Oct 19, 2014 | Read review
“N/A. This was an RV park.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeB675, Mar 2, 2014 | Read review
“Any rv site was nice”
 of 5 bubbles 684diannam, Nov 17, 2013 | Read review
“Call and talk to the office, Addice & Charlene instead of booking on-line. They will insure you get exactly what you want.”
 of 5 bubbles EmilyS330, Mar 14, 2013 | Read review
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