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Maui, Hawaii
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Just visited here during the bike ride, didn't stay. But looks like a cool place. Tent camping, rv spots, cabins, lodge, restaurant, activities. Right outside of town. Beautiful sunrise views. Close to McDonald observatory

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Dallas
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212 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

So as we are on vacation it is decided to try horse back riding. After finding what is in the area where we are visiting we attempt to call and schedule a ride for the family. Only to one find out the horses are unable to carry a full grown man that is six foot one inch tall and weights... More 

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Austin, Texas
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100 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

My family has been visiting Fort Davis for 20 years. It's such a quaint, historic West Texas town & the Prude Ranch is where we always stay. Great rustic cabins, remote location, incredible food & fun activities for the whole family. Just a few minutes out of town and the drive is amazing.

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Ocala, Florida
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We went riding for an hour ride. It was through a 1200 acre ranch. The ride was at a walk, because it was very rocky. I like to go faster but it was really fun to ride through the hilly terrain and see all the native dessert plants. It was really fun desire the slow pace. The guide Cody was... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We stayed here in our Casita RV one night during our most recent adventure in far west Texas. Prude Ranch is located 6 miles past Fort Davis and on the way to McDonald Observatory. Since we were going to the observatory, it was perfect location. They have cabins and rooms but we stayed in the pull-through section of their RV... More 

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Pasadena, California
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85 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

The food was industrial - canned, frozen and thawed or pre-packed. Not very good. Everything is pretty worn and not particularly clean. Looks like it might have been a cool place at one time. No longer.

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Thank PasCaLady
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

We really wanted to give Prude Ranch a great review but.... Don't rely on them for your food. They will cancel and or move the time without notice. And it's expensive. Don't rely on them for on site attractions other than the horse back riding. It was the perfect location to do our day trips though.

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Thank Michelle G
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The price was right with Passport America and the best thing about this place was the excellent Wi Fi. Probably because we were the only one there. There are a few RV sites but it is a ranch for group camping in bunk houses.

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Thank Lorden6163
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Fun time! beautiful day! 1 hour ride, if you're over 18 you can opt out of helmet if you're an experienced rider. The ride is beautiful but rocky, so consider the helmet. The horses are on cruise control, fall in line with each other and stay on track. Our guide was a wildlife major and very informative. We saw endangered... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Loved the horseback riding, beautiful scenery, quiet and cozy cabin, friendly folks. Very close to the McDonald observatory, which is very convenient for the star party that ends late at night. Second time stay in this place, still awesome!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Prude Ranch

Address: PO Box 1907, Fort Davis, TX 79734-1907
Region: United States > Texas > Fort Davis
Price Range: $66 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Prude Ranch Hotel Fort Davis
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“Do Not Stay Here unless booking a large reunion”
 of 5 bubbles 37jasm, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“I found the bunkhouse more than adequate”
 of 5 bubbles Batavicus, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Look at cabin locations for best views.”
 of 5 bubbles lloydg66, 4 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The rooms are all about the same, there frequently are many children so if you want a little quitter area you should request that as well”
 of 5 bubbles cowleya, 30 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Book one of the cabins located the farthest away from the main ranch area. More private with a feeling less like you are attending summer camp for boys and girls.”
 of 5 bubbles OmniEpicurean, 31 Mar 2014 | Read review
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