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Katy, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is beautiful ,the setting is relaxing and welcoming, the cabins are clean and comfortable, but what made the trip unforgettable for my 10 year old daughter and I was the incredible staff. Kathlyn , Kevin and staff made our trip one we will never forget. Kathlyn made us feel at home from the moment we arrived. I felt...

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We had a great time with you and now feel that you guys are family. Please bring the rest of the family next time and we will show them a great time too!!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My buddy and I stayed at Twin Elms for 3 days and absolutely loved it! Kathlyn, Cade and the other staff are the best and most welcoming hosts I have ever experienced. It almost felt like we were part of the Family. The horseback riding is a nice and beautiful ride and tubing on the river is lots of fun...

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

You guys where great and we enjoyed having you. Your humor kept me smiling the entire time you were here and I actually cried when you left. We hope that you will make the ranch a stop every time that you come to the states!

Odessa, Texas, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Little Ranch a couple of times. It is so nice to come to a place and be treated as Family. The Rooms were clean and cozy. The swimming was great for the grands to cool off in after a couple of Horse Trail Rides. The horses we very well groomed and gentle. That is a...

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. As always, we enjoy having all your little cowboys and cowgirls here. I appreciate your visits more than you will ever know! Love you bunches!

Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a quiet little get away, with tubing, horseback riding and star gazing. This is a great place for you. Located just outside of Bandera on the Medina River. They'll show you a great time and feed ya! The cozy rooms take you back to old west.

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. We hope that you will make Twin Elm your home away from home. We enjoyed having you!

Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Made the visit from Scotland. Beautiful location, fun and friendly staff. Great place for family!! Lots of stuff to do - swimming, fishing, horseback riding, tubing - great fun! We came for a wedding and it was a lovely place for it. Ceremony under the trees on the river bank of the Medina - gorgeous!!

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

You are so kind! We enjoyed having you at the ranch and it was exciting that you got to be here all the way from Scotland for the wedding. We hope you can come again and stay longer.

Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Twin Elm Guest Ranch is an amazing place for a family. Perfect for our large family wedding. We loved the bunk houses and the rooms and beds were so comfortable. The pool was perfect and the owners were wonderful. We went tubing and horse back riding - all available on site. The breakfast was fantastic!! We will definitely be back!

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so very much! Our mattresses are new and they are comfortable. It makes me feel wonderful to know that my love for Twin Elm made you think that I own the ranch. Twin Elm is a magical place and we get so excited when we get the opportunity to share it with others. We so appreciate your kind...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I know there is a lot more to this place than just horseback riding but we had already booked another B&B so we just went for the horses. A few places only let overnight guests ride their horses but Twin Elm let us just come in and pay to ride for an hour. It was a lot of fun and...

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so very much. We really enjoyed having you and look forward to having you come back and stay at the ranch.

Reviewed 22 September 2016

We enjoyed our stay at Twin Elm so so much! Kathlyn went above and beyond to see to our every need and ensure a wonderful country experience. The ranch is so beautiful and peaceful. My 2 teenagers are still talking about it and asking when we can go back! i cannot say enough positive things! The food, the people, the...

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Your visit here was a wonderful experience for our staff too. We love hearing giggles and the picture you gave me is priceless. Hugs and love from our family to yours!

Harlingen, Texas, United States
Reviewed 19 September 2016

First time staying on a guest ranch, not sure about it at first, just to find out that even when we arrived after hours, the property manager was very nice and made us feel at home, and went out of her way to make our stay a nice one. Nice place, friendly service, and the best views Place is clean...

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We so enjoyed having you and your sweet wife stay at the ranch with us. You are gorgeous and fascinating couple and we look forward to meeting the rest of your family. Thank you for taking the time to write your review.

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 15 September 2016

To celebrate a birthday and anniversary, our grown children and grandchildren, age 4 and 8, joined us at Twin Elm. Twenty-five years ago we had taken our then-young children there. To me it felt like going back in time, when things were slower and friendlier. All the staff were very accomodating, including Dede and Jennie on the phones. Kathlyn and...

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TwinElm, Manager at Twin Elm Guest Ranch, responded to this review

It was exciting for us to have your family stay with us. I enjoyed hearing the stories of what the ranch was like years ago and what a treat for you to share your grandchildren with us. We hope you will visit often and we appreciate your wonderful review.

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Additional Information about Twin Elm Guest Ranch

Address: 810 FM 470, P.O. Box 117, Bandera, TX 78003
Region: United States > Texas > Bandera County > Bandera
Price Range: ₹ 8,168 - ₹ 9,529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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Twin Elm Guest Ranch Hotel Bandera
Twin Elm Guest Ranch Bandera, Texas
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