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Rocking Horse Ranch Resort

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staten island ny
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although Rocking Horse Ranch has been around for almost 60 years, I had never been there. It used to be known simply as a Dude Ranch, and I never thought of it as what it really is--a beautiful, well-maintained facility with so much to do! Horseback riding, buggy rides, skiing, snow tubing, archery, rifle range, water sports (indoor and outdoor...

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear 'Joe b': We've been delighted to service guests of the Ranch since 1958. To this day, many of our visitors have been returning for several generations. Every year the Turk family have improved and/or added amenities to keep both returning and new guests engaged and excited about the facilities. Each step that has been taken includes guest engagement; listening...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They have a wonderful staff that goes out of its way to accomodate, and be positive while doing so. They have amazing attractions - my son has experienced many activities there for the first time in his life. There are lots of kids for him to interact with, of all ages. There are so many activities available, that if you...

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear Cullen: We enjoyed reading over your comments about your recent visit to the Ranch with your 5 year old son that you shared with TripAdvisor readers. We were pleased that you enjoyed our "amazing" attractions and "wonderful" staff. The team strives to provide the finest in service and accommodations; and comments like yours reflect on the results of our...

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Fabulous destination for families with children (under 12 is probably ideal - no sullen teens necessary). Surprisingly good food. Super accommodating staff. Second trip here & we have zero complaints. 🏇🏼👍🏼

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear Darwin: Thanks for sharing your positive feedback regarding your visit with the family. We're proud to provide great food, fun amenities and activities for guests of all ages. And, our staff strive to provide the highest level of customer service. Come back to visit with us again real soon. Best regards, Chuck Dickinson, GM

Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our favorite places on earth. The staff is wonderful and I'm grateful for so many wonderful memories with my son. Thank you for everyone at the rocking horse ranch . I can't wait to come back. Lynn and leo

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lynn and Leo: We appreciate you sharing your positive commments to travelers on TripAdvisor. The entire team at the Ranch is determined to help guests develop memories of their visits here. We're thankful to have been part of your "many wonderful memories with your son". Warm regards, Chuck Dickinson, GM

Suffern, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I had the most fabulous time at Rocking Horse Ranch! This place is all about family! My 3 year old daughter is still asking when we can go back. The facilities are immaculate and the staff invested in the care of both the place and guests. I was especially impressed with the water park area where the...

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear 'maisiedaisy2': We appreciate that you shared your experience with the TripAdvisor community; and we are further grateful to hear that you had a "fabulous time" with your daughter. Our team has a number of goals, among them having the highest level of service, with cleanliness and fun in our focus. Safety, of course is always on our minds. It...

Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Why hadn't I heard about this place? An all inclusive resort only 1 1/2 hours from Northern New Jersey. Fifteen of my "immediate" family, ranging in age from 5-81 years of age experienced and totally enjoyed what this place had to offer. From horse back riding, skiing, tubing and other outdoor activities to a potpourri of indoor choices as well....

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear 'irv819' We just love to hear from families who travel with several generations in their group. It warms our hearts to know that everyone from the youngsters to the grandparents enjoyed their visit. We strive to provide the finest amenities indoors & outdoors; as well as savory menus and top of class hospitality for our guests. We're very glad...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Rocking Horse Ranch over the New Years weekend and I can't say enough good about it! The lobby was lovely and comfortable, our family of 12 hung out here in between activities . There was always someone keeping things clean and fluffing up the pillows on couches and seating. Our very spacious and clean rooms were in the...

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear Marisa: We really enjoyed reading your review about your family's visit to the Ranch over the New Years weekend. It was kind of you to let readers know about the many positive experiences you referenced. We make every effort to provide guests with fun, comfort, excitement and excellence between each savory meal that is prepared. We'll be certain to...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Rocking Horse Ranch. Great place for families--especially with relatively young children. Lots of activities, all day long. Food is also better than one would expect for a kid oriented place. We have stayed at many luxury resorts that have fine accommodations and dining--RHR is more family fun than luxury--but the primary reason I am...

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear Joanne: Thanks for your recent post regarding your visit to the Ranch. We appreciated reading your comments. Our team has very specific goals in serving our guests. It is to do whatever it takes to provide a fun, comfortable and enjoyable visit when staying with us. Steve sets a high bar for our service levels; and we achieve those...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our 3rd year going to the ranch and as always we had the BEST time! I am so sad it's over & can't wait to return next year. Our entire family had the greatest vacation (I have a 3 & 6 year old). This was our first time spending NYE at the ranch & we will be going...

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sascha: We were very pleased to have you return to the Ranch; this time for the New Years Eve weekend. As the kids grow after each visit, they will have even more fond memories of the fun they've had each time. Our team planned a very special program to keep everyone engaged from all ages for this special holiday....

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never written an on-line review about anything, but I feel compelled to write one about our stay at RHR over New Year's weekend. It exceeded every possible expectation, and our whole family (two children - ages 5 & 2) had the most wonderful time. I cannot recommend RHR enough. The staff are beyond thoughtful and give 110% effort;...

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kristin: We are very happy that you chose to write your first review about Rocking Horse Ranch. You are in good company by expressing your experience to the travelling community. All of our team members are more than just encouraged to provide exceptional customer service. It is truly our focus to provide a memorable experience from the moment visitors...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Rocking Horse Ranch Resort

Address: 600 State Route 44/55, Highland, NY 12528-2259
Region: United States > New York > Highland
Price Range: ₹ 12,960 - ₹ 15,688 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 120
Also Known As:
Rocking Horse Ranch Hotel Highland
Rocking Horse Hotel
Rocking Horse Resort
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“higher floors means more walking, but less noise above you when sleeping. There are curfew hours, but kids will be kids.”
 of 5 bubbles cullenw2017, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Main "house most convenient, optional wing steps away. All rooms appear to be cloned and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles irv819, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms we stayed in on the main level were great, however, a little loud because of kids running in hallway.”
 of 5 bubbles Marisalakeland, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay in the main hotel”
 of 5 bubbles joannemW5437NS, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We enjoyed being on the second floor, but the hotel is pretty quiet after 9.”
 of 5 bubbles 838peteh, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
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