Rates are per night. 12% Hotel Tax is added to all lodging rates.

A 2-night minimum stay is required throughout the year, except for Spring Break, (March 10-27, 2024) and Thanksgiving Week, (Nov. 26-30, 2024), when a 3-night minimum stay is required.

When you make an A La Carte Reservation: you are obligated only for payment of the lodging portion of your stay, according to our A La Carte Reservation Cancellation Policy.  A La Carte Reservations allow us to customize a party's stay to their needs and preferences. It also allows guests to customize and economize their stay by requesting only those amenities or services that they prefer.

What is included in your A La Carte Lodging rate:
All a la carte lodging rates include breakfast foods stocked in your cabin or suite, use of our swimming pool and Hot Tub Under the Stars, access fee to enter Hill Country State Natural Area through our private entrance and use of its 40 miles of trails, and use of all of our ranch pastures, trails, and facilities for horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, and birding.

A La Carte Reservations do NOT include lunch and dinner meals. These meals are offered only as part of our all-inclusive packages, offered only for the dates specified for each package on this website.

Available Packages:

What can be added to your A La Carte Reservation:
Trail Rides and Riding Lessons. Charges for optional trail rides and riding lessons, requested when you make your reservation, will be added to your reservation on-site, per the rates listed on this website: Trail Rides; $48 per rider per hour, Western or English Lessons; $80 per hour private, or $60 per rider per hour for 2 or more riders. You may also request these services after your arrival. You may change your plans after your arrival, by 5PM of the evening before each following day's activities, for no fee. Changes later than 5PM each evening for the following day, or no-shows for requested riding activities will be charged in full.
Whole Horsemanship Clinics may be added to your A La Carte Reservation only for the dates published on this website, and must be requested at the time you make your reservation. See the Whole Horsemanship Clinics page for dates and details.(You may also book a Whole Horsemanship all-inclusive package, if you prefer.)
Boarding for your Horse/s, if you bring your own at $20 per horse per night, requested when you make your A La Carte Reservation.
Pets per our Pet Policy below at $50 per pet for the entire stay.

Windmill Cabin - Lovett Cabin - Rose Cabin
Rates are per night. 12% Hotel Tax is added to all lodging rates.

2 Adults (Minimum Rate for this Accommodation) - $320.00 per night.

Additional Adults- Up to a Maximum of 3 Additional - Add $115 per additional Adult per night

1 Adult and up to 2 Children ages 5 to 17 - $320.00 per night.

2 Adults and 1 Child ages 5 to 17 - $382.00 per night

Additional Children ages 5 to 17 - Up to a Maximum of 4 total - Add $62 per additional Child per night.

Children ages 4 and under stay free

A La Carte Reservation Cancellation Policy. Your first night's lodging is charged at the time you make your reservation via the credit card you provide. If you cancel before your arrival date, or depart the ranch after arrival, and before your reservation's departure date, the following policy applies:

  1. If stay is canceled more than 30 days prior to your arrival date, your card will be charge 50% of the total lodging fees for your stay.
  2. If stay is canceled fewer than 30 days prior to your date of arrival, your card will be charged 100% of lodging fees for the whole stay.
  3. If you leave before your scheduled departure date, you will still be charged for the original reservation in full.

If notice of cancellation is given to Hill Country Equestrian Lodge, (HCEL) at least 48 hours prior to arrival date, and there are extenuating circumstances, HCEL, may, at its sole discretion, issue a credit for the same amount as the charge to the Reserving Party, which may be used as a credit for lodging charges at HCEL within 1 year after the original arrival date, certain holidays excluded.

Pet Policy.
Contact us by phone at (830) 796-7950 to receive permission before bringing your pet.
After receiving permission, you may bring your pet, if your pet does not bark excessively, or display aggressive behavior towards people or other animals, and provided you:

  1. Keep your pet on leash when outdoors
  2. Do not bring your pet inside the barn, round pen, or arena
  3. Do not allow the pet on furniture in the cabin
  4. Agree to take legal responsibility for any loss or injury to Hill Country Equestrian Lodge, its animals, guests, or their animals
  5. Agree to reimburse Hill Country Equestrian Lodge for any damage caused by your pet to its facilities

There is a one-time $50 fee per stay, (not per night), per pet.