YO Ranch Hotel & Conference Center
Embrace the spirit of the Old West at the Y.O. Ranch Hotel & Conference Center, located in Kerrville, TX – the heart of the Texas Hill Country. This is where legendary stories of cowboys and frontiersmen come to life.
The hotel is named after the nearby Y.O. Ranch, which once stretched over 600,000 acres of this rugged yet beautiful landscape. Guests of the hotel have the opportunity re-live a fascinating part of American history.
Every inch of this comfortable hotel and Kerrville resort pays tribute to the Old West. From exotic game trophies and century-old antiques to the 390 branding irons dangling from the chandeliers, the Y.O. Ranch Hotel takes guests back to pioneer days. The western theme continues inside spacious rooms, which include free wireless Internet access. Your kids will love the separate split-wood “forts” available in the family suites, which provide youngsters a fun place of their own. Guests of all ages will enjoy the outdoor pool and tennis courts.
With more than 11,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, which can be divided into several rooms, the YO Hotel can accommodate large conferences, private corporate gathers, weddings, and other events.
Branding Iron Restaurant
The YO Ranch Hotel is also home to the Branding Iron Restaurant (the restaurant won back to back TripAdvisor awards for “Top American Cuisine” and “Top Steakhouse” in Kerrville in 2014 and 2015.
Elm Wateringhole Saloon
The Elm Wateringhole Saloon, a 19th century inspired pub that pays tribute to the rugged spirit of the Old West, can also be found on the hotel’s grounds. The pub features an antique bar, complete with carved wood details and a polished brass foot rail. The bar is more than just a rich replica of the past, visitors can enjoy some appetizers while watching sports on the bar’s flat screen televisions or enjoy a game of pool. The pub features a live band and dancing every Friday evening from 7 pm-11pm.