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Berthoud, Colorado
Reviewed 18 March 2016

I'm a little late on getting this written as our wedding party was in June of 2013. But, I just have to say we had a fabulous time! Our guests were delighted with the wonderful buffet and the enjoyed the incredible grounds to wander around on. We had quite a few people go on a trail ride before the party...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It's always better late than never. ;) We look forward to seeing you this month for a trail ride. :)

Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I have never stayed here, but the area is nice and the office building is very nice. My co-workers and I came up for a 3 hour ride. I checked the website and noticed a weight limit. I inquired about it and was told I couldn't go on the ride because I was over the limit. They did thank me...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

It is certainly true that we have a weight limit of 240lbs, for the safety of both horses and humans. We apologize for the inconvenience! In regards to the horses being sweaty at their return, there are a couple of reasons why that occurred. Firstly, our horses are still wearing their winter coats, as the weather has warmed up too...

Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Our stay at the Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch is definitely one to remember. Being a British couple new to Colorado it was a very different experience for us and turned out to be incredible. On our first night Susan waited up for us when we had trouble finding the place and showed us straight to our lodge seeing we were...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you all with us over the Valentine's weekend. :) We look forward to your return in the future!

Reviewed 18 February 2016

My husband and I did a Valentine Weekend getaway at Sylvandale. We were greeted with smiles. Gal went out of her way to show us where our cozy cabin was. Cabin was clean, warm and inviting. Meals were delicious and made specifically to our liking. Staff was very outgoing and made a point to interact with us. Weather didn't cooperate...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

What a pleasure it was to have the two of you on ranch last weekend! We're so fortunate that you live close enough to take part in our upcoming events. :) See you in April for a few riding lessons!

Loveland, Colorado
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Sylvan Dale hosted our 40 Anniversary for the local Sons of Norway Lodge. I have received the highest praises from all that attended the celebration. It is obvious that the staff members are professional but still down to earth and easy to work with. You can't beat the location. No rubber chicken here, the food was excellent!

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We enjoyed hosting your group! Thank you for the compliments. :) We look forward to your return in the future. :)

Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Talkk about AMAZING! We were greeted warmly and treated like royalty during our entire stay. As an added bonus, we learned so much about not only the area and its geology and inhabitants, but also about what it takes to create and maintain this gorgeous place. Truly a work of art !!!

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your testimonial! We look forward to seeing you on ranch again in the future. Keep in touch with us through newsletters and our website for updated schedules of events. :)

United States
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Family run, with care, pride and expertise. Every facet of this ranch experience sets the bar higher for others. If you have a request or a need, they will do their best to accommodate. They raise their own horses and treat them with love, which I believe is why their horses are so superior. For these horses each to be...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

What a lovely review. :) Thank you so much for choosing Sylvan Dale! And yes, we do love our horses, don't we? :) We look forward to seeing you on ranch again in the future!

La Ceiba, Honduras
Reviewed 21 September 2015

I love it! Sylvan Dale is an excellent place to spend few hours or stay in the beautiful cabins. I went with more than 14 people, from 8 different countries as part of CSU mobile seminar. We just expend 2 or 3 hours, but were amazing. Dave and Susan are incredible persons. Food was delicious, the dessert was just perfect....

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your compliments! We look forward to seeing you on ranch again in the future. :)

Aurora, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 27 August 2015

This is a very comfortable, cozy ranch with a real family feel to it. The owners are delightful, warm and efficient - they've been through many years of guest ranching and still have their passion and love for it. So convenient - just an hour and a half from Denver, same altitude - big pluses for flatlanders.

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet you and your son this August! We look forward to the possibility of your return. :)

Leland, Illinois
Reviewed 27 August 2015

We returned to Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch this summer for the second time (my third time). So did three other couples we met last year at Sylvan Dale. This ranch offers something for everyone. I can't say enough about this place. From the excellent staff, the horses, the rides, the food, the care and thoughtfulness of Susan and Dave -...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We love that you all return each year! And I think we have as much fun as you do, if not more. :) See you all again next Summer!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Named "Best Family Vacation" by Frommer's Colorado guidebook and rated among the "Top Ten Colorado Dude Ranches" by True West Magazine, Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch offers year ‘round outdoor adventure. Conveniently located just one hour from Denver in the Colorado foothills near Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park, Sylvan Dale’s 3200-acre working Dude Ranch and Retreat Center is nestled along the banks of Colorado's beautiful Big Thompson River. Offering activities such as cattle drives, trail rides, horseback riding, trophy trout fly fishing, hiking and nearby hunting, nature experiences, tennis, swimming, and many other activities,true adventure awaits you! Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch is perfect for your next vacation adventure!Much more than just an historic working ranch, Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch also provides exceptional services for business and private meetings, holiday parties, picnics, reunions, family vacations, bed & breakfast, weddings, and a variety of exciting outdoor adventures. sylvan Dale's delicious and healthy Heart-J natural grass-fed beef is also available for purchase. Come experience all that is the beauty of Sylvan Dale! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch

Address: 2939 N County Road 31d, Loveland, CO 80538-9763
Region: United States > Colorado > Loveland
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
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Sylvan Dale Hotel
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