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Hotel Description

Family-friendly 3.5-star resort with outdoor pool

On river

You'll be within 2 miles (3 km) of Kissimmee River and 16 miles (25 km) of Three Lakes Wildlife Management Area with a stay here. Bok Tower Gardens and Joe Overstreet Landing are also within 32 miles (52 km).

9-hole golf course

This smoke-free resort features a golf course, a marina, and a restaurant. There's fun for all ages with mini golf and a playground, and families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities. Enjoy the outdoor pool and perks like free self parking.

WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like sitting areas and refrigerators, the 154 guestrooms also offer WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include microwaves, ceiling fans, and hair dryers.

Suite (Lodge)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$199* Per night/room Jan 20 - Jan 21

Deluxe Suite (Lodge)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room (Lodge Guestroom)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Grand Cabin, 1 Bedroom (Saddle Club)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Cottage, 1 Bedroom (Lodge)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Club Cabin, 2 Bedrooms (Saddle)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
2.0 out of 5 2.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 2.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 2.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 0.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo

1 out of 5

Too expensive for what you get

Cons: Nothing close, No free Internet
I thought the hotel was very expensive for what you get. The rooms are old and dark--kind of gross. It rained the day we were there, and there was absolutely NOTHING to do. The staff wasn't very friendly or helpful.

Posted by on Apr 9, 2012

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Dec 3, 2015 by Westgate Customercare

Thank you for posting a review of your stay. We hope you are able to revisit us to see what new and exciting changes we have made.

2 out of 5

Huge misrepresentation

We purchased a deal for this "resort" that included two night's stay in a "Western themed room." What we got was an old hotel room that had not been updated in years that had stained mattresses and carpet, kitchen and bath cabinets that were damaged and falling apart, and little in the way of amenities. The photos on the "resort's" (and I use that term VERY loosely) web site are typically of the cabins and other accommodations that have been updated. The room we were given hasn't been updated in years. The photos on the website are so misleading it's pathetic. Unfortunately we arrived at a time after the Ranch had been closed for a week due to flooding. While we understand the staff had no control over this, nearly every staff member we interacted with was rude and nearly dismissive. The one great exception was David in the Saloon, who went out of his way to be friendly to and help all customers. I found it interesting when we checked out that they didn't even ask if everything was ok - it was like they already knew what our answer would be and didn't want to hear it. The old, outdated room aside, we DID enjoy the Saturday evening activities. The hayride and cookout were quite enjoyable, and it was fun to see a real rodeo. The petting zoo was also a fun area of the ranch to check out. The water level was so high that no boating was allowed, many of the trails were still soggy and impassable, and the "catch and release" pond was inaccessible. Again, we understand the Ranch had no control over this, but one would think that the Ranch staff would at least be apologetic rather than rude, and perhaps even offer other alternatives since so many activities weren't available. A few other points to note: * There is only one restaurant on the premises, and it closes at 8 pm. The Saloon serves peanuts and drinks but don't expect a meal there. * Although the web site claims they have high speed internet, it is only available in the "lodge," which is the area where you check in. If there is an event going on then there isn't an area to sit and work. * Don't expect to be able to use your phone; there is very limited signal throughout the Ranch. * Bring your own shampoo and conditioner, as none is provided in your room. Overall we ended up enjoying the Saturday evening activities, but we certainly wouldn't have paid what we did to stay in such an outdated and decrepit room. Additionally the Ranch needs to take a serious look at their web site and better represent what room you will ACTUALLY be staying in. Showing the cabins and rooms that have been updated is a very bad bait and switch tactic that will lead to more reviews like this.

Posted by on Oct 16, 2011

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Dec 3, 2015 by Westgate Customercare

Thank you for posting a review of your stay. We hope you are able to revisit us to see what new and exciting changes we have made.

3 out of 5

POOR ACCOMADITIONS

POOR ROOMS AS FAR AS BEING CLEAN AND WHEN YOU ARRIVE GETTING THE RESVERATION YOU BOOKED

Posted by on Feb 3, 2008

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Dec 3, 2015 by Westgate Customercare

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About the Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo

Location 3600 River Ranch Road, River Ranch, FL 33867

Property Features

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo offers its guests a golf course, a marina, and an outdoor tennis court. Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A business center and a meeting room are available. Event space at this resort measures 8000 square feet (743 square meters) and includes a conference center. An outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center are also featured at the family-friendly Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo. Free self parking is available. This 3.5-star River Ranch resort is smoke free.

  • 154 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 20 buildings
  • 8000 sq ft of conference space
  • 743 sq m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Convenience store
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.) (148.5 km / 92.3 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo offers 154 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and hair dryers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include showers. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Sitting area
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Westgate Smokehouse Grill - This family restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

River Ranch Saloon - Onsite bar.

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 9-hole golf course. An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Fishing on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Rock climbing on site
  • Archery on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Ropes course on site
  • Ziplining on site
  • Playground on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

This property requires USD 50 credit card deposit or USD 200 cash deposit at check-in for incidentals. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM.
Guests arriving after 11 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets: USD 170.00 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 100.00 per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 60 lbs)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Certain dog breed restrictions apply at this property. Guests with service animals should contact this property in advance. Please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No elevators

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 50 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.99 per night (rates may vary)
  • Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 170.00 per pet, per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
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