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Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a great time this past weekend, there are no set sites but just a large field with some trees. Try to keep away from the RV area, in a previous trip we had to listen to a generator from an RV all night. The resort is excellent for children, there is a zip line, mini golf area which for...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our third year with the glamping adventure at this time of year. It's a great time with the family. This year we discovered that the beds in the tents are real mattresses, which were very comfortable. The glamping area is very nice, plenty of shade, picnic tables, gas grills, big fire pits for campfires at night. We had...

1Thank Milissa S
Crystal River, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked 4 days at the campground for thanksgiving. Bathhouse was dirty, campground was a field with water & electric hook up. The other campers were great & we met some nice folks. I was very excited to shoot some skeet & trap & introduce my family to the sport. There are 6 (I think) trap/skeet fields but it only...

1Thank makakoa
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a difficult review to write because I had high hopes for our experience at this resort. Our family of 6 stayed the weekend before thanksgiving for 4 nights. We were unable to get into the 2 bedroom timeshares and settled for 2 hotel rooms. The hotel is a 2 story building that is more like a motel design....

1Thank Spataman
Wyboston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If I could give zero stars I'd give zero. On the first day I found a pair of dirty socks in the bedroom. We are owners at another resort and expected a nice room what a disappointment. No oven no bath no table and chairs. The cabins are divided into A and B if you stay here ask for A....

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We apologize for the issues you experienced and for any inconvenience they may have caused. Your review will be shared with management including the housekeeping and maintenance departments. We appreciate that you brought these issues to our attention as we work diligently to resolve them. Thank you again for your feedback. We hope that you...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went during July 2016 where it was very busy that time of year, but we decided to stay a night because I was getting dropped off at my summer camp the next day that was in the area. There were plenty of rooms to choose from glamping to teepees, but we booked a deluxe lodge suite which was fairly...

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent stay at Westgate River Ranch. We are honored that you feel we provide a great vacation! We definitely strive to provide the best amenities and are happy to know that you and your family were able to enjoy them. We truly look forward to exceeding your expectations again in the future! Nicole

Belvidere, Illinois
Reviewed 23 October 2016

If you are not from the area I encourage you to use Gray line bus. Ask for Billy. We just sat back and let Billy do the driving. It is about an hour and half from Kississimme. They pick up near your hotel or resort. When you arrive you are dropped off to have a 45 minute hayride. It is...

1Thank Harryg1948
WestgateResorts, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are excited that you enjoyed our accommodating staff and the many activities that we have on property! It is great that you were able to experience our hayride and rodeo show. We forward to providing you with many vacation memories to come! Lissy

Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This resort is "big" maybe 1500 acres that are surrounded by a few hundred thousand more acres of wetlands. We had a great time and we definitely slept like babies each night. Exhausted from play. The rodeo was a great hit on Saturday night. Very talented cowboy and cowgirls doing fun tricks on the horses. Of course the bull was...

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WestgateResorts, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our atmosphere and our comfortable units. It is great that you were able to experience our outdoor activities such as our horseback riding and rodeo, as well as our adventure park which includes, zip lining and rocking climbing. Please keep in mind that our prices fluctuate...

Reviewed 12 October 2016

My husband and I just returned from this resort the place was so clean and beautiful everyone was so friendly and accommodating there was so much to do we had a great time and can't wait to visit again highly recommend

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WestgateResorts, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to be our guest. It is wonderful that you enjoyed our facilities and found our staff to be friendly and accommodating to your needs. We feel honored that you would recommend us and we hope to see you again soon! Lissy

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This resort is picture perfect. Really clean place with friendly staff. The rodeo was great fun and they have some very talented people who take part in it. The area itself offers camping accommodation, glamping accommodation, lodges, tipis, an area for rvs, and even have a marina where you can drop your own boat into the water. The resort also...

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WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such wonderful comments about your vacation experience with us. We love when guests enjoy their time at our Dude ranch we offer many types of lodging from cabins to camping. We do offer many types of activities for everyone to enjoy. We are thrilled to know that our customer service exceeded your expectations and that our...

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on 1,700 beautiful acres in Central Florida and just an hour from Orlando, Westgate River Ranch provides fun and adventure for the entire family! The perfect backdrop for your vacation getaway, Westgate River Ranch boasts Western-themed accommodations, an abundance of recreational activities, and unique opportunities for families and friends to spend quality time with each other. The wide range of recreational activities at Westgate River Ranch include horseback riding, nature hikes, fishing, swimming, boating, airboat and swamp buggy rides, trap and skeet shooting, hayrides, cookouts, a petting farm and more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo

Address: 3200 River Ranch Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33867-1201
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Lake Wales
Price Range: $233 - $432 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 152
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Westgate River Ranch Hotel Lake Wales
Westgate River Hotel
Hotel Westgate River
Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo Lake Wales, Florida
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“The tents are identical. Get one closer to the common area, it's easier to keep an eye on the kids while they venture out into the "wild"!”
 of 5 bubbles 829milissas, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The timeshares are really nice and the glamping looked like fun”
 of 5 bubbles Spataman, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This resort is huge, so I suggest renting a golf cart like we did!”
 of 5 bubbles 47kaeleeb, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in cabin 19 sleeps 4 people. Would rent cabin 13 or 12 for 4 people next time”
 of 5 bubbles kkbarry, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you are Glamping, Tents #1, #2 and #3 are closest to the bathroom.”
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  • Bathrooms are located in a trailer a short walk from the Glampsite
  • Glamping bathroom - located in a trailer a short walk from the Glampsite
  • Great sunset during the Rodeo!
 of 5 bubbles Luv2BTravelling305, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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