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Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

This is simply the best location in the area - it's breathtaking and a real experience. The cabins are built in a superb funky yet authentic style. And the owners Jennifer and Steve offer just the right balance of friendly help and laissez faire. This is "off the grid "at its best. And if you want a camp fire just... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2015

I don't think you'll ever stay anywhere like Ten Bits. The pictures on their website don't do the breathtaking scenery justice - it's truly superb and worth being a bit of a drive down a well-maintained dirt road. The rooms are in themed cabins that are perfectly decorated to the ranch theme. Ours, the Guns 'shop', was flawlessly clean and... More 

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1 Thank genoajen
Southlake, Texas, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Ten Bits Ranch is very well located for several days of exploration in Big Bend National Park. Our room was spotless and decor was ranch chic cute. Beds were comfortable. We slept like logs - so quiet! Don't miss the nighttime stars, we were able to see the Milky Way. Jen had a delicious hot breakfast ready for us promptly... More 

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Katy, Texas
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Reviewed 19 March 2015

We had a great visit to Ten Bits Ranch in early March. This B&B is truly "off the grid." So if you are looking for a peaceful and remote place to stay, this is the place. The facility offers four rooms each with spectacular views. The rooms are large and well maintained with an old west feel. Each room has... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Things have changed. The place is up for sale. The owners are no longer on premise, and it appears to be managed in their absence. The management is very responsive to requests, but it no longer lives up to its sterling reviews of the past. There is no breakfast. There are no tours by the owners. There are no campfire... More 

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Tenbitsranch, Owner at Ten Bits Ranch, responded to this review

We're sorry that our ammenities were not the same as tthose offered during this guest's previous holiday with us. Unfortunately, due to family issues, my wife and I had to temporarily relocate to another state. Therefore, during that time, we had arranged to keep the facility open as a vacation rental by owner. However, as of February 1st, we have... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2014

We found this western ranch online. We arrived after a full day of travel to the most spectacular destination. No wifi- and our 3 teenagers could have cared less! The archeological dig tour was amazing- real dinosaur bones and Indian history-to the 5 star meals and amazing bonfire to star gazing, and three days of horse back riding. We've been... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 24 November 2013

I just got back from the Big Bend. I have such attachment to that place I try to go at least twice a year. And every time I go, my first choice for accommodations is Ten Bits. I am absolutely hooked on this B&B. Never NEVER in my eight years of going there did I have an unpleasant experience. Yes... More 

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3 Thank Irina F
Santa Fe, TX
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Reviewed 19 November 2013

After tent camping in the state park for 5 days, my wife and I took the beautiful drive to Ten Bits Ranch to refresh for a few nights. What a great decision! We found Ten Bits to be as accommodating as it was scenic. Jennifer and Steve, the proprietors, are as knowledgeable as they are friendly and we felt like... More 

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

This place is AWESOME! The ranch is beautiful and cozy and the room tastefully decorated and comfortable. Jennifer and Steve made you feel like they truly wanted you there. Unique view…. We really enjoy the beautiful nature and an unforgettable sunset. You should try the expeditions they offer…. Really interesting We will definitely recommend it to others!! Thanks Jen for... More 

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Fort Worth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2012

Late with this review (as we stayed in 2011) but thought it was about time I started providing information instead of just asking for it and this is a great place to start. It's north of Terlingua but there was still easy access to both town and the National Park. We stayed in the Lehman Academy schoolhouse, named after a... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ten Bits Ranch is situated within the spectacular landscape of Texas' Big Bend country, only 20 minutes north of Big Bend National Park and Terlingua. Our secluded, desert setting feature gorgeous views and an enchanting atmosphere for travelers who value individual attention and a unique vacation experience. Guest rooms are themed around our Old West town of "Chimney Rock". All rooms feature a fireplace, private deck, private bath and authentic decor. Fascinating archeological and geological tours are available at the Ranch and in Big Bend National Park. All rooms are non-smoking. Nightly entertainment around a campfire. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ten Bits Ranch

Address: 6000 North County Rd, P.O. Box 293, Terlingua, TX 79852
Region: United States > Texas > Terlingua
Price Range: $172 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
10 Bits Ranch
Ten Bits Ranch Hotel Terlingua
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“They are (were) all good - great views from all of the porches.”
 of 5 bubbles Section101, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are great--individual cabins with views abound!”
 of 5 bubbles stonebj, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are 6 cabins ... all are unique and rustic.”
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 of 5 bubbles Bob_Lissa, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All rooms have great views of the canyon and desert.”
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“Old Schoolhouse or Bank rooms are excellent, although the other two are good also.”
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