We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

306 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo
See the most recent reviews
Showing 300: English reviews
Galloway, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Although this resort is beautiful (Our room was awesome!) and the rodeo was a blast - there is just not enough to do if staying more than a couple days. We went the third week in August (still a prime family vacation week) and come Monday morning everything was shut down. Even the pool and arcade were closed by 7:00pm....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Cristine D
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is because of the feedback we receive that we are able to reinforce our standards in order to provide excellent service. Although most of the activities at our Westgate River Ranch occur on the weekends; all of our activities can be done during the week as well, however; they may require reservation. We regret...

Daytona Beach, Florida
Reviewed 4 December 2015

we recently returned from a 4 day getaway at the River Ranch. We had a wonderful stay there doing exactly what we went there for, doing nothing! Totally enjoyed the peace and quiet. We sat out on our porch every day just reading and talking to each other. We did take advantage of the heated pool and mini golf while...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank snoringowl
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. At Westgate River Ranch our goal is to provide a vacation that is both relaxing and enjoyable. We are so happy to hear that upon your return to our property you were pleased with the renovations and upgrades made thus far. It is also great that you were able to take advantage...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed on this property for thanksgiving. Weather was great. Children had lots of things to do, so we could enjoy our adult plan as well. Its a resort, you don't need your id or credit cards in the property. We stayed on a rail car unit, which was brand new, super clean. The pros: own barbecue, more private that...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Agondelles
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your overall accommodations and that your children were able to have a wonderful experience with our great resort amenities. We are also thrilled to hear that you visited our Smokehouse Grill and that you were able to take advantage of having a golf cart. Other than our...

mayo ireland
Reviewed 18 November 2015

We ate, we walked, we petted the animals, we had a beer in the saloon, we visited the western style on site shops, we sat by the water, we got an ice cream and strolled some more, we revisited the saloon, we attended the superb rodeo, and finally we returned again to the saloon to enjoy another beer and the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tom T
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

We appreciate you sharing your review with us. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed our ideal resort locations and all of our amazing resort amenities. It pleases us to know that you would recommend us to others; we look forward to seeing you again soon. Luna

Plano, Illinois
Reviewed 15 November 2015

We are Westgate owners and have visited many Westgate resort destinations. River Ranch has now become one of our favorites! Our cabin with a wrap around porch was large, clean & well stocked with amenities. The rodeo & horseback riding was lots of fun & there are many other activities to choose from. The food at the Smokehouse restaurant was...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Bette S
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed our ideal resort and the wonderful amenities that we offer. It is also great to hear that you and your family enjoyed our Smokehouse Grill and church services. We certainly hope to see you visit us again soon. Luna

Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 10 November 2015

We recently held our annual conference at the Ranch. About 50 total.The banquet and catering personnel were friendly and accommodating. The food was delicious and plentiful. We were there for 5 days and had three meals each day. The Cabins & Cottages were fantasic, clean, roomy and very cozy.They look exactly like the pictures on their web site. The grounds...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Lenny P
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review with us. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the lovely service provided to you and your party. Our staff strives to be attentive and give great service, and we are delighted to see that you experienced that. It is also pleasing to hear that you liked the accommodations provided you and that...

Bushey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We have just returned from River Ranch and as usual had a fabulous time. Its always busy at the weekends as everyone wants to come to see the wonderful rodeo and the dynamic compare Ray Duncan who make's it even more exciting. There is also a Zip wire a climbing wall and a bucking Bull for the kiddies to enjoy....

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Chrissybin
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

We thank you for visiting the Westgate River Ranch Resort, as well as for taking the time to share your experience in this review. It is very much appreciated and at the same time very helpful for future guests. Our goal is to provide a relaxing and enjoyable stay for all of our guests. We are happy to read we...

Reviewed 2 November 2015

The RV camping area is a grass field with oak trees near the chapel. The spaces are pretty far apart and you can set your camper in any direction you like. There are no concrete or gravel pads, not even a road to speak of to get you to your site. Each space a water hookup, electric (30 or 50...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Jennifer C
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and invite you to come stay with us again soon. Sincerely, Anja

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Reviewed 27 October 2015

My MOMS group went to Wastgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo this past weekend and it was an amazing experience for all. 28 MOMS left 68 kids behind for a weekend of fun and relaxation. The drive was 4 hours south of Jacksonville. The staff was very helpful! We stayed in the Glamping tents which were very comfortable. Blow up...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Libby C
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

We thank you for visiting the Westgate River Ranch Resort, as well as for taking the time to share your experience in this review. It is very much appreciated and at the same time very helpful for future guests. We are thrilled you were able to join us for the rodeo as well as take advantage of the many on-site...

Gainesville, FL
Reviewed 26 October 2015

14 of us (ranging in age from 60 years to 18 months) glamped at Westgate River Ranch Friday to Sunday. None of us can stop talking about what a great time we had. Here are some of the bits of information I was looking for prior to traveling here, but could not find. Hopefully this information will be helpful for...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Roberta E
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback. It is such a delight to know that you and your entire family enjoyed a wonderful vacation experience with us. We are happy that you and your family enjoyed the wonderful accommodations of out Glamping sites and that the amenities provided gave you an enhance overall experience. It is also great to hear that you took...

319 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (291)
Viewed
Dining (11)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (67)
Viewed
Room/Suite (27)
Viewed
View from Room (12)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (14)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Other (154)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (28)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Other (18)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Lake Wales
47.5 km away
Holiday Inn Express Lake Wales N - Winter Haven
40.2 km away
Quality Inn & Suites Sebring
40.7 km away
Holiday Inn Express Sebring
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
39.2 km away
Chateau Elan Hotel & Conference Center
39.9 km away
Capernaum Lakeside Lodge
Capernaum Lakeside Lodge
#1 of 9 in Lake Wales
15 reviews
46.3 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Lake Wales
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on 1,700 beautiful acres in Central Florida and just an hour from Orlando, Westgate River Ranch provides fun and adventure for the entire family! The perfect backdrop for your vacation getaway, Westgate River Ranch boasts Western-themed accommodations, an abundance of recreational activities, and unique opportunities for families and friends to spend quality time with each other. The wide range of recreational activities at Westgate River Ranch include horseback riding, nature hikes, fishing, swimming, boating, airboat and swamp buggy rides, trap and skeet shooting, hayrides, cookouts, a petting farm and more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo

Address: 3200 River Ranch Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33867-1201
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Lake Wales
Price Range: ₹ 9,789 - ₹ 20,355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 152
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotwire, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Priceline, Cancelon, getaroom.com and HotelQuickly so you can book your Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Westgate River Ranch Hotel Lake Wales
Westgate River Hotel
Hotel Westgate River
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo staff and other travellers.
24 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (24)

Questions? Get answers from Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Avoid the motel rooms”
csimm81, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Did not stay overnight, just took Airboat ride!”
K5044XFcarolh, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If your looking to camp (rugged camp), then be prepared for loud neighbors”
MelyndaB, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Saddle club cabins are spacious and away from the main part of the property, for a more peaceful experience!”
I5702VPsusank, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The cabins were really nice.”
BenH248, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
5 of 5