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Rocking Horse Ranch Resort

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We went for Christmas Eve and Christmas. Santa was there and the kids had a blast. The reptile show was a lot of fun. We went snow tubing at night and roasted marshmallows and drank hot chocolate. How can you beat that? In the day time, the kids went skiing and the instructors were so patient and so awesome. It...

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Staten Island, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This past weekend was our third time at Rocking Horse Ranch. We had a party of 24 this time. Group rate saved us a lot of money. We are never disappointed. Always clean. Always friendly. Always helpful employees. From the rooms to the food to the ski slopes and snow tubing everything was and always is great. The only thing...

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Thank 1025stefanyn
New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to spend with friends and their family. Plenty of things to do, even in the winter. Every staff were very friendly, and accommodating. Would definitely recommend this place. I would go back again.

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Thank Kent E
Montclair, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rocking Horse Ranch is a wonderful place for a family getaway. The staff is super nice and extremely helpful and will go out of the way to make sure your stay is pleasant. They have lots of activities to do - skiing, snow tubing, horse riding (all levels), small indoor water park, arcade, shows, events, play area, etc. Our daughter...

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Thank BootsOnGround
Saratoga Springs, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is far overdue as we visited RHR for 2 nights in October 2016. If your family-life is like ours, life gets busy. While we try to find joy in all things, sometimes it can be hard to get away and just enjoy each other. Expectations, meal planning, and personalities can obscure a good time. RHR has you covered....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful 2 night stay at RHR, It was like being at family camp. The rooms were comfortable, we stayed in a 2 Queens room that is connected to the main lodge. Very convenient to walk straight to the indoor water park without having to carry jackets. Snow tubing was fun as well and it is a very...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last weekend was our third visit to the RHR with my husband's family. 8 kids ranging from 16 to 5. Our kids were everywhere having a great time. The facilities are clean and meticulously maintained. The food is excellent. And, finally, the staff is wonderful. From the gentlemen helping us in, to our friendly servers and the kind folks at...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort it is a great family oriented place. Has diverse activities, the kids enjoyed both the indoor water park (mid size) and snow activities (tube and skiing/small hill) on the same trip. The most fantastic activity was the horse riding, you mus do itt!! it was magical, we were riding on the woods with falling snow!!, our little one...

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Smithtown, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rocking Horse Ranch is an excellent experience. We took a large group of high school students recently. There is so much to do in terms of indoor and outdoor activities. The kids loved the tubing, the skiing and the horseback riding. For so many of them, it was their first time on skis. It's the prefect place to try new...

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear 'deen995': We were very happy to have this year's senior class here for their class trip. The Ranch is a perfect location for student groups, with a great collection of winter adventures with skiing, skating, tubing and horseback riding. Our team strives to make the guest experience memorable; so we are pleased to know they had a good experience....

Larchmont, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time at Rocking Horse Ranch. It was perfect for younger children, though there were many kids of all ages there. Plenty to do for everyone. I particular liked that it was relatively small, and easy to reach all the different activities. I never had to deal with long lines or large crowds in any of the...

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear 'stevemak': We enjoyed reading the comments that you shared with TripAdvisor readers about your recent visit to the Ranch. Our team always strives to provide a multitude of activities and amenities to keep guests of all ages engaged throughout their stay. That range of 'things to do' keeps the crowds spread out throughout the day; but still allows time...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Rocking Horse Ranch Resort

Address: 600 State Route 44/55, Highland, NY 12528-2259
Region: United States > New York > Highland
Price Range: $249 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 120
Also Known As:
Rocking Horse Ranch Hotel Highland
Rocking Horse Hotel
Rocking Horse Resort
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“I recommend staying in the main lodge in the winter time. It can get very cold and snowy. Everything happens in the main lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles 1025stefanyn, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“higher floors means more walking, but less noise above you when sleeping. There are curfew hours, but kids will be kids.”
 of 5 bubbles cullenw2017, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Main "house most convenient, optional wing steps away. All rooms appear to be cloned and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles irv819, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms we stayed in on the main level were great, however, a little loud because of kids running in hallway.”
 of 5 bubbles Marisalakeland, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay in the main hotel”
 of 5 bubbles joannemW5437NS, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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