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Buffalo Gap Guest Ranch and Trail Head

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Okoboji, Iowa
Reviewed January 22, 2017

Staying in town on a night when all eating places where closed - directed to try Buffalo Gap; it's worth the drive. Great steaks and sandwiches, fun atmosphere, 100% sure to meet a real cowboy here. My business partner and I had an enjoyable evening...enjoyed laughing with the locals.

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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Had an awesome experience at the ranch love the rustic looking rooms that sleep six the owners and staff was amazing the buffet was great the scenery is beautiful would most definitely love to go back again real soon

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Bismarck, North Dakota
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We patronized Buffalo Gaps restaurant in the past and was pleased. We drove from Medora this labor day weekend to listen to their Sat. Night entertainment but first eat dinner inside. The waitress said the dinner is served on the patio outside. There we paid $21.50 buffet for corn - horrible dried out, baked potatoe, a cold roll, flies were...

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Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Simple and Rustic! Very affordable and everything that you need. It is a great place to stay with pets. We had a cabin and enjoyed the space. There is a restaurant on site which is nice since it is 7 miles west of Medora. Food was average and a bit overpriced for what you got. People were nice and we...

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Red Wing, Minnesota
Reviewed August 19, 2016

As previous reviews have stated - this is not the place that everyone will enjoy. If you want a true feel of the old west this is for you. The room we had was in the older section & could most certainly use new mattresses & carpet. The rooms have two full size beds, a set of bunk beds, a...

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed August 4, 2016

This place gave our family a true North Dakota, western experience with its location, room decor, delicious food, and warm hospitality. The huge back porch was a great place for us all to gather and enjoy the views of the Badlands.

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Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Rooms are dark, dingy and dirty. Everything needs some level of repair. Doors have huge gaps in their seals allowing noise and insects in. Beds are worn out. Drains are clogged. Walls are so thin you can hear EVERYTHING on the other side, from quiet talking to the bathroom in use. Worst of all, the fire alarms were torn out...

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Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a peaceful and quiet motel or campground with an amazing view, this is your place. If you are looking for a pool, activities, and a fancy room, this is not your place. Our room was new, it was fine, just nothing fancy. It is in the country, a few miles west of Medora. We ate...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

We started our trip West with no place to stay. We looked on Trip Advisor and found this place will allow pets. We called the ranch and got a room for the night. It is a bit off the beaten path, but not hard to find. A long gravel road brings you right to the ranch. It's a ranch, so...

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Fertile, Minnesota
Reviewed June 27, 2016

There were 9 of us along with our horses, first time travelling and boarding horses. The corrals are fine, each horse had their own, bring your own feed, do your own chores. The cabins are dated, they could use new blankets, lawn chairs and curtains. If you are looking for a 5 star this is not for you but being...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Additional Information about Buffalo Gap Guest Ranch and Trail Head

Address: 3100 Buffalo Gap Road, Medora, ND 58645
Location: United States > North Dakota > Medora
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Buffalo Gap Guest Ranch And Trail Head Hotel Medora
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“outstanding views”
 of 5 bubbles 667brittanym, Jun 15, 2015 | Read review
“If you want the queen sized beds in your room make sure to reserve one that is in the new part of the hotel. The older side has full sized beds and bunks.”
 of 5 bubbles sammalloy, Nov 4, 2014 | Read review
“This is a combination hotel/restaurant/campground, and I don't know what else. I think there is also a riding trail and some other things.”
 of 5 bubbles surfercharlie, Aug 30, 2014 | Read review
“It's a outpost, away from the town. Workers stay there.”
 of 5 bubbles jsB5532WG, Aug 20, 2014 | Read review
“You can pay extra to have a view of the prairie from the porch and out your window.”
 of 5 bubbles Nupester, Jul 10, 2014 | Read review
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