We know that BlissWood will be your home away from home and we hope you’ll be relaxed, comfortable and happy. Please check our Frequently Asked Questions below to prepare for lodging at our Texas ranch!

a herd of cows eating grass in a field at our Texas ranch
Texas ranch lodging
Group horseback riding in a field at our Texas ranch

Due to our strict ranch schedule, check in time is only allowed after 4:00 PM. Check-out time is at 10:00 AM.

We do not allow early guest arrival or non-registered guests for general access to the property.

We understand that situations arise which make cancellations or rescheduling unavoidable. However, last-minute cancellations are difficult to fill and we may have already turned business away.

  • If you cancel or reschedule your lodging reservation any time 15+ days before arrival, a $100 fee will apply.
  • If you cancel or reschedule your lodging reservation between 14-3 days before arrival, a $250 fee will apply.
  • No refunds will be issued for lodging cancellations within 48 hours of check-in time (4:00 pm).
  • All scheduled activities must be cancelled with at least 24 hours notice. If not, a fee of 50% of the activity cost will be charged.

For stays on or through Major Holidays, we require a minimum notice of 21 days for any cancellations or rescheduling. This extended notice helps us better manage the high demand and limited availability during these times. This includes Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve.

For Weddings, Elopements, Group Retreats, and other Events: Please refer to the specific cancellation policy provided in your booking correspondence. Please note that all deposits for these events are non-refundable.

All towels and linens are provided. We offer all the hotel essentials as well including shampoo, bar soap, and hair dryer. Daily housekeeping is not provided.

All accommodations feature full or efficiency kitchens so you have the option to cook during your Texas getaway. All rentals provide basic kitchen items including, plates, glasses, silverware, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, regular coffee maker and coffee provided is self-filtered. If you bring your favorite coffee, please also bring filters. Rentals with stoves include pots and pans.

A continental breakfast is included in your lodging rate or you may opt-out for a discount. We do not provide gluten free options, please see our breakfast page for more details.

You have lots of options when it comes to eating during your stay. We offer a variety of DIY dining packages to complete your Texas ranch getaway. All accommodations feature an efficiency or full kitchen, so you can bring and prepare your own food as you desire. All of our houses and cabins have private gas grills for cooking outdoors.

If you don’t feel like cooking, you can drive to Bellville, Texas, about 20 minutes away, and check out several area restaurants to eat out.

Our accommodations are equipped with optional internet stations for those who wish to access the web. For a nominal fee of $10 per day, you can choose to plug into the online world. Or if you’re looking to unwind and unplug, there’s no need to do anything—simply enjoy the serenity of the countryside!

Firewood is provided for any cabins or houses with fireplaces or fire pits.

All of our houses and cabins have private gas grills and propane is provided.

We do not offer daily housekeeping service, but if you find you are in need of anything during your stay you can call Guest Services.

In order to maintain a private and relaxing environment, only registered guests are allowed on the property. We do not allow early guest arrival or non-registered guests for general access to the property.

For no additional charge, you can experience the outdoors on our expansive ranch by viewing ranch animals, birding, or hiking and biking on our ranch trails. If you want to ramp up the ranch experience, for an additional cost you can try horseback riding, trap shooting, boating, archery, and catch & release fishing in our stocked lakes.

Please explore our activity packages as well as our things to do for more info. Activities must be booked in advance, 2 weeks advanced notice is preferred.

All accommodations are non-smoking. Outdoor areas are available for smoking.

We are the perfect destination for Texas family vacations and we welcome children of all ages in most of our rentals. Age restrictions vary based on the accommodation you choose. Rates are based on double occupancy.

We welcome canine companions, and most accommodations allow you to add your pet to your reservation; however, those few accommodations which do not allow you to add a pet, please call to discuss. A pet fee does apply. Please read our pets policy page for more details.

While most cell phones have reception here, we have found that AT&T works the best, and Verizon second best. Other carriers may not work as well.

For those accommodations with jetted tubs and/or hot tubs, we ask that you not bring any products to use in our jetted tubs/hot tubs, since some products can cause damage. For your safety, we also ask that children be supervised at all times if they use the jetted and/or hot tubs.

We appreciate it and thank you for being respectful of those added amenities for your enjoyment in some of our lodgings.

Please stay on the interior ranch roads whether you are in your own vehicles or golf carts. Driving off the roads or in the pastures puts you at risk for getting stuck, wet or dry, as we have sandy soil. If you do get stuck, a wrecker will need to be called to assist you, and you will be responsible for the wrecker’s charges.