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Huntsville, Texas
Reviewed 22 August 2015

My son and I stayed a couple of nights while we were in the area to visit the Caverns of Sonora and to enjoy doing a little astronomy in the wonderfully dark skies. We were not disappointed! The X Bar Ranch is a beautiful place! The facilities were clean and in good repair. The cabin and lodge were comfortable. We...

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Odessa, Texas
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

We were so blessed to find this place! We stayed at the Round House for two nights! It was very hard to leave! It was so peaceful and humbling. It was like it was our own place. This round house was fully loaded with spices and ice machine and pots pans and dishes. There were even trash bags. 3 twin...

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Texas
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

This was our second time to stay at the ranch, and we enjoyed it again. We went for the Perseid meteor shower, and counted over 100 meteors thanks to the dark skies at the ranch. We enjoyed the quiet outside, and the comfort of the lodge. We grilled outside for dinner and used the well supplied kitchen to make great...

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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful first time experience staying at the round house. Directions getting to the house were perfect! The views and solitude are what sold us! The house is very well stocked with utensils and there is a large BBQ pit outside. We plan on returning soon!

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2Thank Abby S
Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 11 June 2015

When we went to the ranch, we have found the key, the welcome letter, and the clear detailed instructions on the kitchen table. We had the whole ranch for our self for our whole stay. Only beatiful nature around. We cooked the dinner from the food that we gratifully found in the fridge, and eat it outside, admiring the sunset....

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1Thank MariaNV68
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

We spent Memorial Day weekend there and had a very relaxing weekend. We wished the skies were clear since it would be a great place for observing the night sky. My husband loves to do some astrophotography, but there were just too many clouds. Perhaps next time.

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1Thank Carmen H
South Central Texas
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Spent a Sunday and Monday at X bar Ranch and had the place to ourselves. The skies were extremely dark and clear. Set up my astrophotography equipment right behind the cabin and got some great shots. The lodge was well apportioned with everything a body needs to prepare meals and relax. Clean, quiet, and tranquil. What more could you ask...

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1Thank qcernie
Eldorado, Texas
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Quiet, tranquil and awesome vistas. It was a nice get away for my wife and me on Valentine's weekend. We stayed in the Mexico Lindo cabin and we both enjoyed it. Also the best Texas night skies are included. We'll have to do this again

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 28 November 2014

When we stayed at X Bar, it was SO quiet ! The cabins are nice but not luxurious, the main lodge is wonderful and spacious and comfy and has everything you could need, including GREAT porches for sitting or reading or relaxing. Breakfast should be more than packaged food, but it wasn't. Hiking the trails was easy and as scenic...

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1Thank Carol R
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Reviewed 29 October 2014

This is a particularly great place for folks into astronomy, as they have observing fields that they keep available year round. The skies here are dark and the Milky Way shows brilliantly. I've stayed in both a cabin and at the Roundhouse. The cabins were originally built for hunters, so are compact and rustic but comfortable and situated by a...

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The X Bar Ranch is the ideal sanctuary for anyone interested in the splendor of the Texas countryside. The ranch encompasses 7,100 privately owned acres of diverse terrain including ample native flora and fauna, scenic vistas, star-filled night skies and magnificent sunsets over gentle rolling hills. We invite you to experience our welcoming hospitality, private, comfortable and uniquely decorated cabins, lodge and guest house and our pristine natural surroundings on the western edge of the Texas Hill Country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about X Bar Ranch

Address: PO Box 696, Eldorado, TX 76936
Region: United States > Texas > Eldorado
Price Range: $114 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Cabins 1 & 2 have an adjoining door which gives you privacy and a way to easily visit a friend/travel buddy.”
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“Cabin 2 has the softest mattress; 5 is closest to the lodge and is a bit larger; 1 and 6 are on the ends and are most private.”
 of 5 bubbles Paki7676, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Cabins 5/6 are a little more private. Easy access to the astro observation field from all cabins, but cabin 6 is also next to another field.”
 of 5 bubbles roryg243, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
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