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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Sylvan Dale is our home away from home. We fell in love with the ranch on our first visit in 1996. The staff is remarkable - so competent and happy. They love working there. Our wedding was there in a beautiful outdoor setting. For six years our family visited for summer dude season. We still have the ribbons we won...

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

Why thank you for the review! We look forward to seeing you again next summer, as well as during our off season when your hubby can visit with you. :)

mokena, IL
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful time with family and grandchildren at Sylvan Dale Ranch for their 5 day stay - joined in all the festivities and activities and had the most memorable and fun-filled vacation one could ask for - truly spectacular - from the accommodations, to the friendly, expert service, to the food, and to their breathtaking scenic ranch on the...

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

Thank you for the totally fantastic review! We loved hosting your multi-generational family this past summer. :) We can't wait until your return visit!

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We could not have asked for a better experience. The setting was awesome, the activities too numerous to fit in, fantastic service, great food but most of all the ever present and warm hospitality. Sylvan has created a culture of excellence that pervades all they do.

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

We're so glad you could join us last summer! Thank you for the fantastic review! And we hope to see you again soon in the future. :)

Reviewed 14 July 2016

This was my first dude ranch experience at Sylvan Dale and it exceeded every expectation... The family and the staff are dedicated to ensuring everyone has a great experience. The accommodations aren't luxurious but they're comfortable, clean and authentic. The food isn't fancy but it's delicious and there's enough variety and thought put into the menus that any reasonable dietary...

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

We're so glad you were able to join us this year! Thank you for the review and we look forward to seeing you again in the future! Remember, you'll receive a 10% return guest discount next time. :)

Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We had a week-long stint at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch for a family reunion a few weeks ago and couldn't have been more thrilled with our experience. The difference in Sylvan Dale is the attention to detail and the family touch. It is completely obvious it is family-run with pride. Everyone is genuine and they are attentive to making sure...

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We were so glad to see you again this past weekend, and we look forward to your upcoming visit in June too! Your return visit will be here before you know it. :)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Recently visited Sylvan Dale Ranch for the 3rd time - and it definitely won't be my last visit there. I have been there in December, June and October and each and every time it is the same - awesome service, the best food in CO, views that will make you do a double take when you look around and very...

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

We always enjoy your visits! Thank you for the review! We look forward to seeing you again soon, and feeding you the best food in CO. :)

Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We had the best time! The staff and wranglers are the very best! The cabin we stayed in was just perfect! It was rustic with all the modern conveniences needed. We had a social gathering every night on the spacious back porch, equipped with comfy chairs. The food was delicious! Everyday we had healthy food choices. It is truly a...

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

Gosh, we're blushing! Thank you for your detailed review and for your visit last June! We hope to see you two again soon. :)

Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 7 July 2016

My 5th visit to Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, and it won't be my last. My main reason for going is the horseback riding. The horses are the best cared for I have encountered. Each one is part of the family. Susan Jessup, the owner, is the most attentive, gracious hostess you could ask for. She makes each guest feel like...

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

Wow! What a review! Thank you for spreading the word, and thank you too for your bi-annual visits. :) Dude and Wrangler miss you!

Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This was my third year and each year just gets better and better. I went for the Cowgirl Round Up, and the combination of being with a great bunch of ladies and five days of fun filled horse riding activities is my idea of a perfect vacation. Active but restful and restorative all at once. Beautiful surroundings, great buffet meals...

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

Thank you so much for the review! We love having your return annually. :) And Tee Cross does too. :)

Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Sylvan Dale ranch for my sisters wedding weekend. I can tell you, I can't wait to go back for another stay. It is a beautiful little spot with a little river winding through it. The cabins are impeccably clean and comfortable, all with unique names like "Baby Doe" and "Tommy House". The breakfast is delicious and served...

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And what a lovely wedding weekend that was! Thank you so much for your review! We're so glad you were able to experience the ranch, and Sonny says hello! :)

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • 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
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public 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 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:
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Sylvan Dale Hotel
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