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Gathering Oaks Retreat - Reunions, Retreats, Weddings with group lodging onsite

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Outdoor Wedding. We provide tables and chairs for 75 guests.
gated entrance on 30 acres
1 of 39Outdoor Wedding. We provide tables and chairs for 75 guests.
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19 bedrooms
19 bathrooms
50 guests
1 night minimum
Cabin
The Gathering Oaks retreat is a place where friends, family, or colleges can come together to in a relaxing secluded setting for a reunion or spark the next big idea for their company. We've hosted yoga retreats, weddings, family reunions, anniversary parties, corporate retreats, and more. The property will sleep large groups of up to 50 people in a variety of private resort-style accommodations. There are 18 bedrooms total with private bathrooms, but many rooms have futons or couches for little ones. There are 2 indoor areas that are perfect for hosting events and 30 acres of outdoor space to create your ideal gathering under a canopy of oaks. There is a full kitchen available in the Gathering House with three ovens, 2 refrigerators, a huge ice-maker, and a coffee bar. Many rooms hav...The Gathering Oaks retreat is a place where friends, family, or colleges can come together to in a relaxing secluded setting for a reunion or spark the next big idea for their company. We've hosted yoga retreats, weddings, family reunions, anniversary parties, corporate retreats, and more. The property will sleep large groups of up to 50 people in a variety of private resort-style accommodations. There are 18 bedrooms total with private bathrooms, but many rooms have futons or couches for little ones. There are 2 indoor areas that are perfect for hosting events and 30 acres of outdoor space to create your ideal gathering under a canopy of oaks. There is a full kitchen available in the Gathering House with three ovens, 2 refrigerators, a huge ice-maker, and a coffee bar. Many rooms have kitchenettes and all have coffee pots with coffee provided. We have a pool available for our overnight guests to use as well. The property is available for complete rental to ensure your group has privacy. We also welcome smaller groups that just want to utilize a portion of the place or a couple that wants to rekindle in their own private suite. We will work with your needs to establish the best package for you. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
1. Smoking is NOT allowed on the property indoors and smoking is only allowed in designated areas outdoors. 2. Burning of candles, incense or any open flame is NOT allowed. 3. Fireworks or explosives are NOT allowed. 4. Hunting of any kind is NOT allowed. 5. Glass is NOT allowed in or around the pool. 6. Pets are NOT permitted unless previously authorized by Homeowner. **See Rental Agreement for Complete Rules**
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 17 Attached (ensuite), 1 Half bath
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About the Owner
Brandon H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2016
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Reviewed April 26, 2021

We love our time at Gathering oaks soooo cozy. Perfect for soooo many different events. Will continue to go back!

Date of stay: April 2021
Thank Cosmopolitan573160
Reviewed June 10, 2019

Truly an exceptional setting in the gorgeous oaks and many lovely flowerbeds, with great attention to detail, cleanliness and beauty. Outdoor party lights let the party continue after dark, including the several fire pits. The kids enjoyed the pool and many games, and we had...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank DAVID P
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Wow! This place is amazing! We stayed a few nights in Tiny House #1, which was actually quiet roomy and cozy. The accommodations are top flight, clean and comfy. We were here just to rest and relax, but it's clearly a great place for retreats,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank TheWeekendGetaway
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Gathering Oaks was the perfect place for our family (16) to gather to celebrate our daughter's graduation from Baylor. It was relaxing and such a wonderful gathering place. We highly recommend GOR and hope to be back our selves in the future! Working with the...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank ttbone02
Reviewed December 5, 2017

A beautiful place to retreat. My daughter and I loved visiting the Gathering Oaks Retreat this past weekend. We stayed in the Luxury Casita that faces the courtyard and the view from every window is spectacular. As I write this review, it takes me back...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Mary G
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

Gathering Oaks is the perfect, peaceful getaway! I recently held a team retreat there and we all LOVED it. We spent a lot of our time in the Gathering House (which is SO cute!), walking the grounds, and enjoying the camp fire. This is an...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Lauren F
Management response:Responded November 6, 2017

Lauren, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We are so happy that loved it. Blessings!

Reviewed July 27, 2017

The Gathering was the perfect spot for our family to get together for ours son's wedding in Waco. We hosted a beautiful rehearsal dinner in the Gathering House. Then our family from 8 different states enjoyed time together as a big group, at the pool,...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank gregorybX8358TW
GatheringOaksRetreat, VR Owner at Gathering Oaks Retreat - Reunions, Retreats, Weddings with group lodging onsite, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2017

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at Gathering Oaks! Thank you for taking the time to share!

Reviewed July 24, 2017

I had a friends/family reunion there!! You have to experience this place for yourself! If you are near the Waco area you should try it out for yourself! We stayed in the Bridal suite and it was beautiful and very cozy! The entire property is...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank blairclarkpierce0015
GatheringOaksRetreat, VR Owner at Gathering Oaks Retreat - Reunions, Retreats, Weddings with group lodging onsite, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

Wow! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! Just so you know, you can always rent out any one room when you visit Waco. You don't have to rent the entire Gathering Oaks Retreat. We have 14 private suites to...More

Reviewed July 24, 2017

We had the best time here for a little reunion. The accommodations were cozy, relaxing, and very comfortable!! The new owners have done an outstanding job renovating and restoring this unique property!!

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Nelson B
GatheringOaksRetreat, VR Owner at Gathering Oaks Retreat - Reunions, Retreats, Weddings with group lodging onsite, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you visit again!

Reviewed May 22, 2017

We needed lodging for a Baylor College Graduation we rented 1 tiny house 1 king suite and 1 queen suite, couldn't have met our needs any better very clean ,new wonderful place to relax

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank rsg928
GatheringOaksRetreat, VR Owner at Gathering Oaks Retreat - Reunions, Retreats, Weddings with group lodging onsite, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Thank you Carroll!! I hope your family will be back one day! It was a pleasure working with you!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Playground
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Yard
Safe
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Stove
Swingset
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighborhood
This is a gorgeous country atmosphere 15 minutes from the city of Waco where there are tons of restaurants and shops. There is a local winery tasting room just 2 minutes from us. Lake Waco and Tawkawa Falls are less than 10 minutes away.
Getting around
No public bus route. We are in the country. Recommend a car to travel to tourist locations. Waco Tours will be up and take you to downtown or take you on a site-seeing tour.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gathering Oaks Retreat - Reunions, Retreats, Weddings with group lodging onsite

Gathering Oaks Retreat - Reunions, Retreats, Weddings with group lodging onsite is able to accommodate up to 50 guests. See all property details.

Gathering Oaks Retreat - Reunions, Retreats, Weddings with group lodging onsite has 19 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Gathering Oaks Retreat - Reunions, Retreats, Weddings with group lodging onsite has 19 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Gathering Oaks Retreat - Reunions, Retreats, Weddings with group lodging onsite must last at least one night. See all property details.