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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Fitness centre
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed my time at the ranch very much. The people were very friendly and caring! The food was good and made with care. Attention to detail at times was lacking. The schedule was not always accurate and many of the common areas could use...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked an overnight stay for our family, which included a ride, dinner, bonfire, sleeping accommodations, breakfast and morning ride. Our sons, aged 11, 11 and 9 loved it! We've ridden horses on a limited basis, before and were thrilled to go out on a...More

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Response from MaryC7465, Owner at Rancho CortezResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for sharing a bit of feedback about your family's experience here. We're really appreciative of the honesty, so thank you. It's great to hear that you loved the animal experiences and that your kiddos had a blast with the horses and cattle!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having traveled across much of southern Texas i can only describe the warmth and hospitality of Texans as unsurpassed. Unfortunately, here on this occasional it was not the case. There was no warm welcome, no introductions from staff, in fact we felt like a bit...More

Thank sonnetts67
Response from MaryC7465, Owner at Rancho CortezResponded 1 week ago

We're so sorry that you didn't have a great experience when you came by our place. We apologize sincerely for missing the mark with you. It's unfortunate that the weather didn't permit for the experience you had hoped, and in addition to that, we're sorry...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the day we visited the ranch the weather took a real turn for the worst. It was cold,wet and windy.This was not how we had envisaged the conditions when we booked, and we were more than a little concerned that the day would be...More

Thank Fifer1903
Response from MaryC7465, Owner at Rancho CortezResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share this detailed and positive review about our place! We're glad that despite the weather, you enjoyed yourselves. We'd love to have you back anytime for another chance at a sunny ride! Hope you have an...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We did not receive confirmation by email when we booked, but finally received an email only a couple of days before our arrival, stating that we could check in from 1pm onwards. We arrived at 4.45pm and the lady on reception said she thought we...More

Thank 1979mrsh
Response from MaryC7465, Owner at Rancho CortezResponded 4 weeks ago

Kate, we appreciate your visit. You've shared some great feedback here which we'll be sure to keep in mind -- we never want a trip to be spoiled by miscommunication on our behalf. We always invite guests to call ahead to inquire which activities are...More

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Welcome to Rancho Cortez! Located in the cowboy capital of the world, Rancho Cortez is a Texas Dude Ranch and Cowboy Fitness Farm offering horseback riding, lodging, day trips, hiking, and more! Saddle More up and live your dreams at the Texas Dude Ranch! Cowboys, cowgirls, and experienced riders will enjoy horseback riding with expert cowboy, Larry Cortez. We offer plenty of Texas-style fun with hayrides, campfires, cattle roundups, lasso lessons, swimming in our pool, or soaking in our hot tub. With a broad array of wildlife species and ruggedly beautiful landscape as far as the eye can see, the ranch is the perfect escape from urban life. Lost weight and get fit on the Cowboy Fitness Farm! Fitness and weight loss visitors will work with personal trainers under the direction of Mary Cortez. Come for our popular 30 day weight loss camp or spend just a few days or weeks. Guided hikes, water aerobics, yoga, weight training, aerobics, pilates, and horseback riding - along with classes in the air-conditioned gym - will help you meet your weight loss goals. We can get you started on the road to a healthier life and teach you new skills to take home! Come to the beautiful Texas Hill Country for the getaway of a lifetime at Rancho Cortez! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$99 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rancho Cortez Hotel Bandera
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Rancho Cortez Bandera, Texas
Location
United States > Texas > Bandera County > Bandera
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$99 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rancho Cortez Hotel Bandera
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Rancho Cortez Bandera, Texas
Location
United States > Texas > Bandera County > Bandera
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scottravellerlc
24 June 2018|
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Response from CharlesU_12 | Reviewed this property |
Weds evening at 11 Street Cowboy Bar & Saloon is their night of live CW music. You’ll be dancing the two-step under the stars! I don’t know which Rodeo you’re asking about? Call Rancho Cortez and ask Cheryl. She very... More
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Response from MichaelS13 | Reviewed this property |
I did the full day at the ranch, not overnight, and it included two rides and two meals.
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Room Tips
"The rooms are all very short distance from the barn and central buildings."
E3a
8 Jun 2018
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"we stayed in bunk house. Not as comfy as cabins but best view of horses, fields and sunset. kids loved the..."
249ruthannew
20 Mar 2018
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"Not sure you could go wrong; all cabins are equally good."
tedfam
10 May 2017
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"There are a few other hotels in Bandera as well as at least 3 other Dude Ranches nearby"
jdealman
23 Apr 2017
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