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Canyon Lake Ranch

1610 FM 484 , Canyon Lake, TX 78133 USA (Show map)
13 Reviews
$240 - $300
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Choice of two pet friendly, romantic vacation homes at Canyon Lake. Ideal for romantic getaways, family reunions, small weddings and business retreats. Each home is completely furnished and equipped and has a private hot tub, barbeque and satellite TV/DVD. All guest stays include fresh fruit, complementary wine, cookies, guest robes & bedside chocolates. STARVIEW: Sleeps 6, pool, sauna, fireplace & WiFi. Welcomes dogs under 15 lbs. LONGHORN: Sleeps 8, pet friendly, fenced yard, covered parking & porches. A total of 19 guests can be accommodated using both homes & bedrooms in the main house. Ask about small weddings, honeymoon and romance packages.

Rooms & Rates


STARVIEW LODGE - A romantic spot for couples yet appropriate for families. Dogs under 15 lbs. Wheelchair accessible (one step from parking area to pool deck. Queen beds, pool, fireplace, hot tub, sauna, Wi-Fi, satellite TV/DVD, barbeque, sun towels & robes. Texas Hill Country motif with antique bank teller's cage and bank window. Shaded roofed patio overlooks the pool & garden. Equipped kitchen with four burners, convenction & microwave ovens. While families are welcome, we specialize in quiet romantic anniversaries & honeymoons. Price determined by number of guests.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 3 Queen

Nightly Rate: $240 - $275


LONGHORN LODGE - Secluded location under a bank of Texas Oaks welcomes up to 8 guests. Pet friendly home with three bedrooms - two master suites located at the opposite ends of the house (each with private bath) and the third with a daybed that becomes two single beds. Two porches, covered parking and a fenced yard with private hot tub and a barbeque. Satellite television/DVD and fully equipped kitchen with microwave and full stove. Rates shown are for four guests.

  • Maximum Capacity: 8
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 3 Queen , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $240 - $275

Main House

Designed for extra guests from Starview and Longhorn Lodges. Two bedrooms with a club bath can sleep an additional 5 guests (for a total of 19 at the ranch)

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Beds 2 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $125 - $150

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.2

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Among the best

5 on July 11, 2014

Starwiew Lodge at Canyon Lake Ranch was a fantastic experience. The ranch, the lodge, the pool, the atmosphere, the longhorns, the hosts. Everything was right. Og there.

Wonderful Place to stay

4.2 on June 10, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Longhorn Lodge, it was clean quaint, beautiful surroundings, the hot tub was great and their staff very friendly and accomodating, I would recommend this place to anyone, we hope to come back again and stay Heather

Great Stay

5 on November 06, 2013

This was an awesome experience! The accommodations were exceptional and we were greeted with fresh fruit, cookies, and wine, along with binders and brochures to help our planning. It was fun feeding the longhorns and the starry nights were breath-taking. Can't wait to return!

Wonderful Hill Country Getaway

3.8 on April 16, 2013

This is a wonderful place for a weekend getaway. The accommodations and views are amazing. The beds were super comfy, the hot tub was great and the longhorn cows were fun to be around. The only downside was the shower heads are for those under 5' tall and the water has a sulfur smell to it, probably due to the ground water.

King William House

5 on November 03, 2012

Dan and Robbi were wonderful, couldn't have been more accommodating. My whole stay was magical.


4.4 on July 24, 2012

Peace & quiet!!!! Loved the trees and longhorns! Very peaceful to have a cup of joe and sit on the front or back porches and take in the fresh air! 8 minutes away from river & Lake best location for the price! Will return on our next trip!

Peaceful & Charmingly Rustic

3.2 on July 24, 2012

Nice little mom & pop B&B. Sweet couple. Place had a nice pool & hot tub, basketball court & pet longhorns. Really fun! Will be back!

Great relaxing trip in the country on a ranch with Longhorns

4.8 on February 23, 2012

Went with my niece and friend, we are ladies in our 40's & 50's. Just the perfect get away, relaxing, in the country and quiet. Stayed at the Starview Lodge with pool and hot tub. Everyone was a delight to work with. We were well taken care of. This is on a ranch, so it is not a penthouse. It is clean and comfy,, more of a cabin/lodge feel. With 2 separate bedrooms and fold out couch in large living dining room. Two tables for dining, plus nice outside area by pool for relaxing, dining. You are out in the country away from all the city noises and problems, near Canyon Lake. They have another home for rent on property if needed and a bed and breakfast in San Antonio. Starview Lodge has the pool and hot tub.

Perfect quiet retreat near lake

5 on July 19, 2011

Spotless, well-appointed, great pool, not a single complaint. The only place I'll stay in the vicinity.

Love,love,LOVED it!!

5 on June 26, 2011

My family and I just returned from the Starview Lodge at Canyon Lake Ranch in Hill Country. Have to be husband and I were hesitant to even write a review because we felt like we found a true hidden gem in the Strarview Lodge (we wanted to keep the secret to ourselves - but it's just so darn awesome that we couldn't). Where to start? Well, the pictures on the website simply do not do this ranch the justice it deserves. The moment you start your drive up the rolling hills through this country acreage while passing the old windmill and Longhorns on the property; well, you know that you've found something special in Canyon Lake Ranch. The Starview Lodge is an understated, smartly designed Lodge with all the comforts you could ever need (and so much more). The moment you walk through the door, you feel at ease; and this was exactly what we were looking for. The owners (who by the way were so kind and accommodating) had a bottle of wine and glasses, chocolates, nice bowl of fruit and cookies waiting on the table for us when we arrived. The Starview Lodge features a pool, gorgeous pool deck, 1/2 basketball court, sauna (indoor) and an outdoor hot tub. There are Longhorns to feed at the ranch (which was fun for the whole family). Each night we took long walks out across the ranch and then returned to watch the stars (the place has the perfect name by the way!!). The location is PERFECT!!!!! The Starview Lodge sits behind the main house on the property and is very secluded (we only saw one person the whole time we were there and that was one of the nice owners that came by to say hello as we were leaving). It sits 1/2 way between the Guadalupe river and Canyon Lake so we were able to get in plenty of other activities around Hill Country without having to travel too far at all. We were so comfortable and had such an amazing time at Starview Lodge, we didn’t want to leave, but we’re definitely planning a second trip in the future!

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Location Type

Longhrone Ranch Estate, Texas Hill Country, Between Austin, New Braunfels & San Antonio, West of New Braunfels, Near Canyon Lake Marina & beach, Near Guadalupe River, Countryside, Ranch, Wine country


San Antonio, TX (SAT) 30 miles

Directions to property:

We are located between I-35 and Hwy. 281, just north of FM 306 on FM 484. We include precise directions and gate information with emailed guest reservation confirmations.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Drive to Gruene, Wimberely, Blanco, Fredricksburg, Natural Bridge Caverns & Safari Park, LBJ boyhood Home and Ranch, Schlitterbaun (best water park in US), Guadalupe River (tubing, canoeing, rafting), Canyon Lake (marina, rentals, restaurant), Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

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On-site amenities

Air conditioning, BBQ grill, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, In-room internet, Fax Machine, Wedding Facilities , Sauna & half basketball ct. Starview Lodge, DDVD,Gate opener, Chinimea, Swimming Pool - Starview Lodge, Fenced Yards for Pets, Fruit, Cookies, Comp. Wine, Chocolates, Hot Tubs at both homes

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Discount shopping, Half basketball court, Caving, Ballooning, Dinner on the lake, Horseshoes, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: After 3 PM
  • Check Out:: By 11 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only On pool deck or porches only as we are in the country w
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Parents assume full responsibility; no life guards
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required ONLY at Longhorn Lodge with reservation
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night minimum - Discount for 7 days and monthly stays
  • Accepted payments S, y, s, t, e, m, ., C, o, l, l, e, c, t, i, o, n, s, ., G, e, n, e, r, i, c, ., L, i, s, t, `, 1, [, S, y, s, t, e, m, ., S, t, r, i, n, g, ]
  • Deposit Amount Required: Amount of 1 night stay to reserve one house. 50% of stay to reserve both homes.
  • Cancellations: 14 day cancellation policy for most stays. Holidays, reservations for both homes, parties and weddings require 30 or 60 days. Reservations cancelled within the reservation period are ONLY charged if we are unable to rebook the reservation. $75 per person fee for visitors who are not registered guests. Please check with us for possible exceptions.




Languages spoken

A little Spanish, German, English, German, Spanish

Resident Pets

Cats , Welcome at Longhorn Lodge only

About the innkeepers

Flying, sailing and skiing have been overtaken by grand kids, renovating and Longhorn Cattle. Dan has been a candidate for State Representative and is currently working to impact the State Board of Education. Robbi is also involved in Texas politics and has served as President of a Comal County political association. Both of us are very concerned about regional and national water and education issues. Travel & visiting with friends fills the remainder of our free time.

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Special meal options

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Signature Dish

More about Canyon Lake Ranch
Guests are welcomed with a fresh fruit basket, complementary wine, cookies and bedside chocolates. Coffee, teas, popping corn, sugar, salt & pepper are also included. Canyon Lake Ranch brings privacy and the ability to unwind with no schedules or set times. Groceries and ice houses are located nearby. Fully equipped with dishes, glassware, silverware, pots and pans, a toaster, blender and microwave, Starview Lodge has a four burner ceramic stovetop, while Longhorn Lodge has an oven. Both homes come equipped with microwaves and barbeque grills.

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1610 FM 484 , Canyon Lake, TX 78133 USA (Show map)

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