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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

On August 20th, three gals from Arizona and one from Texas arrived at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch and we had the time of our lives! First and foremost the hospitality from Susan, David and their entire staff were unforgettable! We felt like family the moment we arrived. Everyone was warm, engaging and truly made sure we had everything we needed...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you this past summer! Thank you for the wonderful review! We're so glad we had the space to fit you in that week. :) We look forward to your return visit!

Leland, Illinois
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Going to Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch each year has become the highlight of our summer! We have met such wonderful people here - including the staff! We always feel like we are among family at Sylvan Dale. Special mention to Jodi, Scott, Bruce, Karen, Krista, Heather, Jake, and others whose names escape me (old age, not a reflection of their...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Well, gosh, we love you too! Thank you for the fantastic review! Can't wait for the Great Grownup Getaway next season! See you again soon. :)

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 31 August 2016

My 83 year old aunt has wanted to go to a Guest Ranch for years so my sister, cousin and I took her to Sylvan Dale. I've been on multiple cruises, I flow to wonderful island resorts but this was better than anything I've ever done! This place is amazing! I live in Colorado and didn't know it was just...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

What an amazing review! We were so happy to have met you and also to help your Aunt cross a horseback riding vacation off of her bucket list. :) She was so dang cute riding ol' Billy Jack. :) We look forward to seeing you all again in the future!

Paris
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We went there during the Native American week and we did not regret it one second. Coming from the Netherland it was a long road, Hoping that we made the good choice. Our kids since we return are talking about this ranch every day. They are missing the horses, the activities and the people. I would recommend this place for...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Gosh, thank you so much for the review! We were so excited for your visit last summer and are equally excited to see you again in 2017!

ORO VALLEY
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I was here for five days and did not want to leave, it was truly one of the best weeks of my life. I have been fortunate enough to be able to travel a lot and found this Dude Ranch vacation on the top of my favorite vacations. The owners and the ENTIRE staff treated me like family the moment...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We truly enjoyed having you just as much as you enjoyed being with us. :) Thank you for the review! We hope to see you again soon, and Jodi will be here to serve you with a smile. :)

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We were so pleased with our first visit to Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch in July 2015, that we returned this year, again during Native American week. Our fears of redundancy were unfounded and the second experience reinforced our initial impressions. This place has something for everyone and everyone has a place at the ranch. The surroundings, the people, the horses,...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review! We love having you and your family on ranch and we're so happy to have helped create life long friendships. :) See you again soon! :)

Ohio
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Keep in mind - I have had horses most my life - so I'm fussy about the quality of horses I ride - - I found the string at Sylvan were above par.... The grounds were immaculate - beautiful place. But the thing I liked in particular was the food - - it was so scrumpious. The staff also is...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We're so glad our horses pleased you! Thank you for the wonderful review of Sylvan Dale! We hope to see you again in the future! :)

Walnut, California
Reviewed 17 August 2016

From the minute I stepped on to this wonderful place I felt like I was at home. I have travelled all over the world and I must say the staff on this ranch are some of the best I've ever had the honor of knowing. I felt so warm and so welcome and they just couldn't do enough to meet...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We loved meeting you and spending time with you too! Gray Wolf will return in July so we hope you can return again soon!

PA
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I traveled to Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch at the end of June with my in-laws, husband and three kids (17,15, 10). The first night at dinner all of the families introduced themselves and one of the guests who had gone several times described the place as "Magical". I did not truly understand what she meant at the time but it...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Wow! What a wonderful testimonial of the "magic" that happens here at Sylvan Dale! We thoroughly enjoyed your family and do hope to see you again in the future. :)

Atlanta Ga
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I had the pleasure of riding at Sylvan Dale Ranch with 5 of my girlfriends during a recent trip to CO. We are all experienced equestrians and had a wonderful ride through the rocky mountains on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. Our guide was Lonnie and he was extremely knowledgeable about the area and the ranch. He had plenty of stories...

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Karen B, Guest Relations Manager at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We're so glad you had the chance to both experience Sylvan Dale and also take a ride out with Lonnie! It was a pleasure to host you experienced horsewomen this summer! We look forward to your return. :)

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Named "Best Family Vacation" by Frommer's Colorado guidebook and rated among the "Top Ten Colorado Dude Ranches" by True West Magazine, Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch offers year ‘round outdoor adventure. Conveniently located just one hour from Denver in the Colorado foothills near Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park, Sylvan Dale’s 3200-acre working Dude Ranch and Retreat Center is nestled along the banks of Colorado's beautiful Big Thompson River. Offering activities such as cattle drives, trail rides, horseback riding, trophy trout fly fishing, hiking and nearby hunting, nature experiences, tennis, swimming, and many other activities,true adventure awaits you! Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch is perfect for your next vacation adventure! Much more than just an historic working ranch, Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch also provides exceptional services for business retreats and private meetings, holiday parties, picnics, reunions, family vacations, bed & breakfast, weddings, and a variety of exciting outdoor adventures. Sylvan Dale's delicious and healthy Heart-J natural grass-fed beef is also available for purchase. Come experience all that is the beauty of Sylvan Dale! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch

Address: 2939 N County Road 31d, Loveland, CO 80538-9763
Region: United States > Colorado > Loveland
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch Hotel Loveland
Sylvan Dale Hotel
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