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Abilene, Texas
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

Family friendly guided tour through some beautiful hill country pastures. Plenty of animals to see and feed. Easy to find off 281 and close to Marble Falls or San Antonio. The petting zoo was also pretty neat and the kids enjoyed playing with the goats!

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 16 March 2015

For us two 60-year olds with no grandchildren, we took a Saturday morning tour of the outdoor zoo, which is NO "resort" of any kind: Our tour guide was full of interesting information about all the animals on the outdoor site. Unfortunately, her megaphone was of such poor quality and rattled as we drove down the gravel roadway, if we...

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2Thank afreebing
Reviewed 5 November 2014 via mobile

Check-in is a little overwhelming. The cashiers have to juggle between, reservations and daily customers walking in. Please make sure upon checking in, that you understand what you are being charged for, and make sure you understand the rules. They speak really fast. We were accidently over charged by $70. They did correct it the next day, when we brought...

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1Thank Erazo78
Reviewed 4 November 2014

If you are looking for a great place to take your children and get hands on experience with exotic animals, this is the place. While you ride in the back of the tractor; llamas, camels, deer, goats, buffaloes, sheep, and zebras come up to you and you get to feed them. They also have a fun petting zoo with deer...

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bastrop, Texas
Reviewed 12 February 2014

At the time of our visit our children had just turned two and four. I found this place online after doing some research for a weekend getaway, (we live in Bastrop, TX). We stayed the night here, they were very friendly and accommodating. We showed up just after hours so they left us all of the info for check-in at...

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3Thank krystalzildjian
Cibolo, Texas
Reviewed 28 October 2013

We come out to the exotic zoo resort every new years eve. We try to rent all the cabins out. Great place to have fun and not worry about driving. Bon Fire at night is awesome. Kids have fun durig the day and adults have fun at night around the camp fire. It's been a tradition of ours for 4...

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Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 7 October 2013

I reviewed this place a few years ago and probably would not have written a new review, except that I see a previous reviewer gave it only 1-star and said some things that are simply not very accurate. We also just stayed in Cabin 2, as we have in the past. The cabin is fairly basic, but fine. The sheets...

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1Thank Dave's_reviews
Wallabee Way
Reviewed 28 August 2013

We recently stayed -- for one night -- in Cabin 2. It was bad. The sheets and towels were threadbare. Both the beds smelled bad as did the recliner. The shower leaked water all over the bathroom floor, and the door to the bathroom offered no privacy whatsoever. The overhead light fixture had three bulbs in it. One worked all...

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4Thank Flip W
Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed 3 July 2013

We just got back from a two night stay and our experience was second to none! I will say though that if you are planning on petting animals by day and laying in the lap of luxury by night, you will be disappointed (and overlooking the whole point of this amazing place!). I will start with the tour, which we...

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5Thank Breonna N
Burkburnett, Texas
Reviewed 29 May 2013

We just returned from a family weekend at the Exotic Resort Zoo. We had the best time even though the weather didn't cooperate. The cabins are rustic but clean. The staff are super upbeat people and eager to attend to any request. We were super close to animals and a petting area. Catch and release fishing is steps away. And...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Exotic Resort Zoo

Address: 235 Zoo Trl, Johnson City, TX 78636-4465
Region: United States > Texas > Johnson City
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Exotic Resort Zoo Hotel Johnson City
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We stayed in Cabin #3 which sleeps 6 and has a small kitchenette (no oven).”
 of 5 bubbles 963RachelM, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only few cottages so anything you choose will be close to pool and pet zone.”
 of 5 bubbles Shekhar_Houston, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“They are all nice.”
 of 5 bubbles krystalzildjian, 12 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Another perk to Cabin 3 is that it is in the shadiest spot of all of the cabins”
 of 5 bubbles breonnan, 3 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Cabins 4 and 5 are further away from the pool, which can be a noisy area.”
 of 5 bubbles abb812, 1 Apr 2013 | Read review
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