Big Bend Hotels: Best Terlingua Hotel Alternative

Big Bend Hotels, Terlingua Hotel

Big Bend hotels are few, and you won’t find a Terlingua hotel alternative with more rustic beauty and colorful history than Terlingua Ranch Lodge resort!

Terlingua Ranch Lodge resort is a unique Big Bend hotel alternative offering both lodging and camping accommodations, convenient amenities, engaging activities and scenic attractions.

Your best Terlingua hotel alternative, our Lodge is located in south Brewster County with Big Bend National Park to the east and Big Bend Ranch State Park to the west. It covers 425 acres and consists of the main office and gift shop, the Bad Rabbit Cafe, guest cabins, pull-through and back-in RV parks, private campsites and open campgrounds, an airstrip, a horse corral, a swimming pool, bathhouse, laundrymat and many other amenities.

We are in the Chihuahuan Desert and it is best to have a full gas tank when you leave Alpine heading south on Texas Highway 118. The nearest bank is in Study Butte. The nearest pharmacy is in Alpine. And although we have a restaurant on the grounds, you may want to bring drinks and snacks with you. We do sell beer, wine and ice.

Terlingua Ranch Lodge, your preferred alternative to Big Bend hotels, is owned and operated by the Property Owners Association of Terlingua Ranch, Inc. (P.O.A.T.R.I.), which represents the more than 5,000 individuals who own Terlingua Ranch, which is comprised of nearly 200,000 acres of remote and rugged natural beauty in the Rio Grande Big Bend region of West Texas.

“Restaurant was amazing. Breakfasts really delicious! Interior and exterior of cabins is so Texas-style! Location is amazing! You can make a BBQ near by cabin…”-Vitalli

“Great getaway from the city and great place to stay while exploring Big Bend. The rooms are always clean and the staff are always friendly.”–Eddie M.

“The sunrise that greets you when you wake up will be one of the most spectacular you have ever seen. Stop at the Bad Rabbit Cafe for breakfast, take a swim, take it all in.”–Erika N.

“Wonderful experience. The rooms were just as advertised with comfy beds and hot showers. The Bad Rabbit restaurant is a wonderful gem in the middle of the desert.”–Robin B.

“We saw several jack rabbits… If you love the outdoors, quiet starlight nights and a cabin environment, then the Terlingua Ranch Lodge is a great place for your stay.”–Moe T.

“It was kid friendly and we had such a wonderful time. They had great food in the cafe and the pool was so refreshing. The staff was friendly and helpful.”–Hotels.com

“The rooms are rustic and very clean with air conditioning and a hot shower which was a blessing. The quiet evening on the deck with wine and my honey was perfect.”–Sodaw K.

“We spent five nights here recently and we loved it! Everything was great from the greeting we received when we got there to our spot… with the wonderful view!”–Kim T.

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