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Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Stayed two nights as part of our 5000 mile two week fly drive holiday to the USA in June 2016. Initially difficult to find but was not disappointed with our accommodation which was a stone built cabin where we were visited by wild deer and a rather noisy peacock. First time my wife and I had ridden a horse and...

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Kelly O, Owner at Mayan Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your positive review of your recent stay with us at the Mayan Ranch. We are thrilled you had the opportunity to ride horses, enjoying our beautiful scenery and appreciating our wildlife. We are glad you found your accommodations comfortable and enabled you to observe the deer and peacocks which roam the property. We hope to have...

Stevenage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

From the moment we arrived we were made very welcome, our accommodation was very rustic, clean and homely just what i expected, the staff were very helpful and friendly the food was home made and first class, we enjoyed the horse riding and other activities that were provided every day, in the evenings we had fabulous country and western singers...

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Kelly O, Owner at Mayan Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Carol, Thank you for sharing your positive review of your recent stay with us at the Mayan Ranch. We agree that the best testament to our unique brand of Texas hospitality is evident in the great number of our guests that are repeat. Our goal is to help you make memories, while relaxing in the beautiful Texas Hill Country and...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016

this place is amazing. from the minute we arrived we were made to feel really welcome. joined straight in with a horse ride. neither of us had ridden a horse but the level of ride is very sedate and enjoyable. first evening was a meal down in the fields with a Country Singer accompanying the most excellent food and drink...

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Kelly O, Owner at Mayan Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your positive review of your recent stay with us at the Mayan Ranch. We are pleased you felt welcomed from the moment you arrived and enjoyed hitting the trail on horseback. We appreciate your compliments about our home-made food, nightly entertainment, and Cowboy Breakfast experience. I will be sure to let our chef and her staff...

NC
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Our family visited the ranch for an overnight stay. The experience is like an onion. You keep peeling back great moments they provide. Our first ride was a little short but the weather was very hot. When we got back we swam in the pool, which is the nicest in the dude ranches we've been. Southwest tile work and a...

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Kelly O, Owner at Mayan Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your positive review of your recent stay with us at the Mayan. We love your simile of the ranch being like an onion, with layers of fun to peel back and enjoy. We appreciate your compliments about our relaxing pool setting, delicious Mexican fiesta, and live animal entertainment. The Cowboy Breakfast is a highlight to any...

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My sister googled the Top Dude Ranches in the World, this ranch was listed. Honestly, I did not want to go, September in Texas is HOT, the idea of riding a horse in jeans this time of year did not appeal to me. We ended up going. We all had a wonderful, relaxing time. The ranch has a large swimming...

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Kelly O, Owner at Mayan Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your positive review of your recent stay with us at the Mayan Ranch. We are glad we exceeded your expectations with our pool and river, our all-inclusive packaging of meals, lodging and entertainment, and our friendly staff. We appreciate your compliments about our music accompaniment to the meals and look forward to having your family back...

Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Animals, wildlife, great food, wonderful people, lovely facilities and unique experiences. I stayed solo for two nights and wished I could have stayed longer. Super authentic ranch experience, especially for an Aussie traveler like myself. Although I would have enjoyed it even more if I had people with me, families staying there and the The Hicks family that run the...

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Kelly O, Owner at Mayan Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Lucy B, We appreciate your positive review of your recent stay with us at the Mayan Ranch. We are glad you felt welcomed at the ranch and enjoyed horse riding, seeing the wildlife, and swimming in our pool. I will pass on your compliments about our food and hospitality to our staff. We hope to have you with us again...

Ontario
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We stayed at this ranch from July 29-Aug 1. The property itself was quite nice and offered many new experiences for our family. My two children ages 11 and 8 really enjoyed our stay and the highlight for them was swimming in the Medina river that runs through the property. We even attempted to tube down the river despite the...

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Kelly O, Owner at Mayan Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Busy Mom, Thank you for posting your review of your recent stay at the Mayan Ranch. We are so pleased that your children enjoyed staying with us at the ranch, swimming in the river, riding the horse trails, and splashing around in our Olympic-sized pool. Although we appreciate your constructive feedback, we do need to clarify the details of your...

Humble
Reviewed 28 July 2016

My wife and I, along with our Son, his wife and their 10, 7 and 2-year-old children spent a memorable, relaxing and fun filled 4 nights at the Mayan Dude Ranch. This property has been in the Hicks family since the early 1950’s and is still operated primarily by the extended family. What a pleasure to be welcomed by the...

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Kelly O, Owner at Mayan Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Thank for your positive review of your recent stay at the Mayan Ranch with your family. We are pleased you felt part of our family; our guests are our first priority. There is no better compliment we can receive than you deciding to make a trip to the Mayan Ranch an annual tradition, and we look forward to making memories...

Reviewed 18 July 2016

My husband and I went here for the first time and we absolutely LOVED it! In fact, we are considering making it a tradition to go back every summer. There are SO many great things to say about our stay: the friendliness of all of the staff, the value, the atmosphere, and of course the food. The cabin we stayed...

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Kelly O, Owner at Mayan Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your positive review of your recent stay at the Mayan Ranch. We appreciate your compliments about our friendly staff, our relaxing atmosphere, and our delicious food. We are so happy we met your expectations for what a dude ranch should be. When you are at the Mayan Ranch, we want you to feel like family, and...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 17 July 2016

After moving to Texas 3 years ago, we knew we wanted to try a Dude Ranch vacation as a family. After lots of research, we chose Mayan for our Spring break week and were not disappointed! From the moment we drove up and saw the fence adorned with cowboy boots, we had an amazing time packed with so many special...

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Thank you for sharing your positive review of your Spring Break trip to the Mayan Ranch. We are pleased we exceeded your expectations with our beautiful scenery, Texas hospitality, and accommodations. We agree we have the nicest guests at the Mayan, and we are happy you were able to meet them and hear their memories of their stays at the...

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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Horsepitality" is the foundation of the Mayan Ranch which is located in Bandera, Texas, 48 miles NW of San Antonio in the Texas Hill Country. Come experience our superb food, great accommodations, enthusiastic staff, horseback riding over picturesque trails, and swimming in our Texas-sized pool. Learn how to spin a rope, crack a whip and pitch shoes. Or, just sit back and enjoy a wagon ride around the ranch property to see the wildlife.Bring your family or your business (we are a great facility for conferences.)The Mayan Ranch is full American Plan. Rates include all meals, lodging, ranch activities as well as complimentary beer, wine, sodas and coffee.There is a little 'cowboy' in all of us - Find yours at the Mayan Ranch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mayan Dude Ranch

Address: 350 Mayan Ranch Road, Bandera, TX 78003
Region: United States > Texas > Bandera County > Bandera
Price Range: ₹ 26,889 - ₹ 27,706 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mayan Dude Ranch 3*
Number of rooms: 68
Also Known As:
Mayan Dude Ranch Hotel Bandera
Mayan Dude Ranch Bandera, Texas
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“Expect a lot of walking, up and down hill. A cabin near the office is best if you want to reduce the hiking.”
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