2E Twin Elm Guest Ranch is one of the oldest operating Dude Ranches in the beautiful Hill Country of Bandera, Texas. Downtown Bandera, only a few miles away, is known as the 'Cowboy Capital of the World' and is home to a number of world champion rodeo stars. Dance Halls and Saloons supply all the night life you wish and big name western bands are featured every Friday & Saturday night.
Those of you who are looking for a family vacation or a vacation for your organization, reunion, cub scouts/girl scouts, youth groups, business meetings/conventions, weddings, rally's or just a private party, Twin Elm Guest Ranch offers it all.
If you are only passing through or attending one of the many Bandera Events and want to stay on the ranch, check out our other available accommodation options at that time. Everything from Camping on the Medina River, Room Only or even parking your motor home in the 2E RV Resort.
And remember.. you do not have to be a guest to enjoy our other ranch activities including, horseback riding, tubing, campfires and hayrides, just give us a call for details and pricing.
There are 21 units available here at the Twin Elm Ranch for you to choose from. Each unit is clean and comfortable, includes heating and air conditioning, and all have a rustic appeal. Currently we have 4 different types of Lodges each with its own character, special name, and Texas feel! The Cowboy Bunkhouse has four units side by side with a large porch to sit and relax on. The Pioneer House is eight units side by side and has a wonderful view of the main ranch. The Travel Lodge (which is the oldest existing unit) is six units side by side complete with a screened in porch and attached to our fun game room.
Please click on the pictures below to view some of the room interiors.
The Bunk House
The Pioneer House
The Travel Lodge
Twin Elm offers simple yet comfortable family friendly accommodations. Each room has a different sleeping arrangement to accommodate many different needs. There are rooms with double beds only, rooms with double beds and bunk beds, even adjoining rooms with extra bunks and all have a shady porch to relax on.
The Honeymoon Suite Cabin has a king size bed, 2E Cabin has a double bed with two sets of bunks and the Stirrup Lodge Cabin has two double beds with two sets of bunk beds. All three cabins have a TV with a variety of video's available upon request. Cable TV is available in the game room.
Note: Thank you for not smoking in any of the rooms or cabins.
*Please Note: On Friday nights with Rodeo, All Inclusive is not available*
One Night Package– Includes: Campfire (with s’mores, roping and/or branding demonstration) and Hayride the evening of check in, a hearty cowboy breakfast the next morning, followed by a one hour horseback ride through the scenic hills and river of the Texas Hill Country.
The Room Only option is a per night, double occupancy rate (lodging only). We can be your hotel or motel while in Bandera offering you that western flair. However if you decide to participate in any of our ranch activities, you may do so at the rate per activity. Click Here For Sample Menu
*RESERVATION & CANCELLATION POLICY*
Reservations require a deposit of the first nights stay and balance due upon arrival.
Cancellation requests must be received 30 days prior to arrival and the deposit will be refunded less a $30 cancellation fee. All other deposits are non-refundable and there is no refund for early check out.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING HORSES AND PETS
Those people bringing their horse(s) with them must please fax a copy of the current Coggins on each horse, before arrival.
Those people bringing their dog(s) with them to please fax a copy of the current shot record, before arrival.