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Brisbane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great family vacation. Room could of done with a good carpet clean but other than that it was on theme and had great facilities. We stayed in a 1 bedroom suite. Had a washer and dryer and full kitchen. We did the room only and this included Great activities including deer spotting, deer feeding and displays by a trick roper...

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Robert J, Owner at Flying L Hill Country Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Flying L Hill Country Resort. As for the unhelpful employee, I will personally check the Front Desk schedule to see who was working during your stay and promptly address the issue. Once again, thank you for your feedback. I hope you will return...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed with our two young boys (aged 5 and 18 months) and we all loved it! Sure there were areas to improve on but overall the charm of this place well outweighed that. We stayed in a Fort Apache cabin and the kids absolutely loved it. Had everything we needed in the room - a fridge, table, bunks for...

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Robert J, Owner at Flying L Hill Country Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback! I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at the Flying L Hill Country Resort. I hope to see y'all back soon! All my best, Robert

Round Rock, Texas
Reviewed 17 October 2016

It's my 3rd year to attend a golf tournament at the Flying L. They give us a great package deal and I've always enjoyed the stay. It's a beautiful golf course that also tests my game. Meals are included and they feed us really well. The staff also bends over backwards to see that we have a nice visit. We...

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Robert J, Owner at Flying L Hill Country Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback! I am so happy you thoroughly enjoyed your tournament and stay at the Flying L. I hope y'all come back next year! All my best, Robert

Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The staff at the flying L RESORT are top notch. Everyone had a smile on their face and were so helpful. Would recommend the place anyone looking to kick back and relax. Kid oriented family fun. Thanks flying L

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Robert J, Owner at Flying L Hill Country Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the feedback! I am truly happy that you and your family had such a wonderful time at the Flying L Hill Country Resort. Y'all please come back soon! All my best, Robert

Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This place has potential to be a truly fantastic resort depending on when you stay here. It combines popular amenities from high class resorts with some aspects of camping (s-mores and a campfire every night, emphasis of many activities on nature and animals). We stayed in a time share villa and it was nice. Clean and comfortable with a full...

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Robert J, Owner at Flying L Hill Country Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us feedback. I apologize for the unexpected early closure of Water Park. In the past, we have left the Water Park open until the end of September. Unfortunately, the Park was primarily empty throughout the month of September. Considering that children return to school in late August, the Resort has consistently experienced...

paradiselost79
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We got a decent price through an online service, but they seemed to not really want room only guests. They made it clear all the things you would NOT get when you checked in, and the lady at the desk basically just wanted to get rid of us. I liked the room, but with absolutely no insulation between rooms I...

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Robert J, Owner at Flying L Hill Country Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. I am truly apologetic about your unsatisfactory experience at the Flying L. I have spoken with the front desk staff about the issue. Our current customer service training will be elongated for the next 6 months to deter the occurrence of the issue. Once again, thank you for your feedback. I hope one...

Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Buck is the gentleman cowboy of the night for guitar playing. What a great evening roasting marshmallows. Patrick was such a patient young cowboy teaching my kids to draw back on bows even when they kept shooting the arrows in the hard wood and not the hay bail. Joe bob. He's the greatest ex movie star of the place. Helped...

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Robert J, Owner at Flying L Hill Country Resort, responded to this review

I appreciate your feedback! I am so glad you had such a wonderful time at the Flying L. We hope to see y'all again soon! All my best, Robert

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Had a super time in the hills. Never new Bandera Texas was so nice and picturesque. The ranch has an awesome water park and the rooms are simple, rustic, and what can I say- country. The food is ok but the nightly campfires and the s'mores are fun. Never thought our kids would be so easily entertained with the play...

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Robert J, Owner at Flying L Hill Country Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! The Flying L strives to provide lifelong memories to our guests. I am glad that your family had such a wonderful time. We look forward to seeing y'all again next year! All my best, Robert

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 19 July 2016

My husband and I went this past June with our 15 year old son and his friend. We stayed for a week and all had a great time. The staff at the ranch are very friendly and personable. Buck does a great job at keeping ALL ages entertained. Every evening there is a fun activity and almost every night after...

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Robert J, Owner at Flying L Hill Country Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback! I am thrilled you enjoyed your exchange with the Flying L! We hope y'all come back soon. All my best, Robert

Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Our family visits this "resort" every other summer for a reunion. This will be the very last time we are staying there. We typically book this place because the lodging is set up in a way where we can easily convene together. Also, we could rent out our own dining room for breakfast and dinner. We also used to enjoy...

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Robert J, Owner at Flying L Hill Country Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am truly apologetic to hear about the unsatisfactory services you experienced while stay at the Flying L. Unfortunately, due to our isolated location in the Hill Country, pests are a challenge to completely eradicate. Currently, we set traps weekly and contract pest control operatives bi-monthly. However, this is not an excuse for maintenance bringing...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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)
Welcome to the Texas Hill Country. Grab your jeans, boots and hat! The Flying L is a great place to reconnect with friends and family. Founded in 1947, Flying L is rich in aviation history. Tread through mile after mile of natural Hill Country woodlands while Horseback Riding. Splash the day away at the Lone Star Lagoon, our full size water park. Tee up a round of golf on our 18-hole championship golf course. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Flying L Hill Country Resort

Address: 566 Flying L Dr, Hwy 173 S & Wharton Dock Rd, Bandera, TX 78003-4280 (Formerly Flying L Guest Ranch)
Region: United States > Texas > Bandera County > Bandera
Price Range: ₹ 8,105 - ₹ 10,693 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Flying L Hill Country Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 86
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Also Known As:
Flying l Guest Ranch Hotel Bandera
Flying l Ranch Hotel Bandera
Flying L Hill Country Resort Bandera, Texas
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