Retreats and Meetings
Think Outside the Ballroom!
For your next retreat or meeting think outside the ballroom and come to Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch!
An inspiring location that creates memories of a lifetime, our 3200 acre historic property has offered Legendary Western Hospitality since 1946.
Family owned and operated, the Jessup family along with dedicated staff have continued the spirit of flexible, genuine service so you will feel at home while you’re away from the office.
Beautiful meeting space, comfortable lodging and room to roam.
Activities, team building and live entertainment abound.
“And don’t forget our food. Some of the best home cooking you’ve ever had!”
If you’re looking for a unique option away from the office and the same old hotel ballroom, forget the distractions and retreat to Sylvan Dale.
Customized Exclusive Events
In most cases the ranch will be yours with no other events while you’re here. Privacy and un-paralleled customer service create an experience rarely found these days.
Whether you are looking for a focused no-frills meeting, a high level executive retreat, or simply to unwind…. our classic elegance and fresh mountain air will promote productive problem solving, and be a catalyst for your team’s creative ideas!
“We anticipate your needs, and accommodate with ease.”
With decades of event planning expertise our professional personnel know the importance of details, efficiency, and flexibility to create an experience that matches your vision and goals. Our seasoned staff will deliver seamlessly.
When you hold your event at Sylvan Dale, we listen to and focus on your individual needs and budget. We custom tailor each and every event with an attention to sustainability and practical green practices.
The Intangible Difference
Established values are reflected in our staff, the beauty of the grounds, the well cared for cattle and horses, the surrounding hills protected by conservation easements, eco-friendly practices, and comfortable facilities.
When you’re here, you’ll have our undivided attention!
“Hands down the best facility we have ever had for a team meeting. We have stayed in hotels across North America, and all of them are a distant second in service to your staff. I would love to duplicate your culture for all of our 3,000 hotels. Truly an amazing place!!”
Mike Swanigan, Regional Director
Western US & Local Market sales Hotel Performance Support
Inter Continental Hotels Group, The Americas
You’re in good company!
Over 300 businesses have held their company retreat, meeting, holiday party or picnic at Sylvan Dale.
Specialized Programs and Activities
Let us help create unique team-building and leadership development programs or enhance your Sylvan Dale experience through a variety of outdoor activities.
Work with one of our partner facilitators, or bring your own. Ask your planner for details of the many options we offer.
Choose a horse riding adventure…rally your team to the challenge course…try your hand at trap shooting or professionally guided world class fly fishing. Overnight Pack trips or back-country hiking are available for the more adventurous.
Campfires with smore’s, horse drawn or tractor drawn wagon rides, roping lessons, live entertainment and more.
Complimentary amenities include game courts with tennis, pickle ball, basketball, shuffle board and 4-square. Challenge your colleagues to volleyball or horseshoes. Be sure to check out the Game Room for billiards, ping pong or foosball.
Seclusion without Isolation
A little over an hour’s drive from Denver, Denver International Airport, or Boulder; 40 minutes from Greeley or Longmont, and a short drive from Loveland or Fort Collins, we’re the best of Colorado!
“Traveling to Sylvan Dale is a hassle-free commute for you and your guests.”
Conveniently located in the Rocky Mountain foothills, our 3,200-acre ranch is nestled along the banks of the beautiful Big Thompson River—just 7 miles west of Loveland, near Rocky Mountain National Park and a short drive to Estes Park.
Complimentary wireless Internet is available throughout the main ranch grounds and lodging. Combined with personalized business services and free national and international phone service, you won’t need to worry about staying in touch.
Lodging: 10 cabins and 4 guest houses allow for 21 private bedrooms. Our capacity varies depending on sleeping arrangements. Most corporate stays at Sylvan Dale range from 8-25 guests on site. Retreats with couples will allow for up to 52 guests. Many times retreat groups will utilize The La Quinta hotel just 7 minutes east of us for overflow lodging if needed.
Meeting Space: The Heritage features a hickory wood floor, and a vaulted log ceiling. Picture windows look out to beautiful gardens and across to Eagle Ridge. The large stone fireplace makes even this spacious room cozy for small or large meetings.
The Heritage measures 33’ x 55’ = 1815 sq ft
- 5’ rounds – 80-100 guests
- U-shape – 60 guests
- Classroom – 95 guests
- Theater – 130 guests
Breakout rooms: Depending on your requirements, we have several options for breakout sessions.
Outdoor locations: Lot’s of room to roam. Ask your planner about options for outdoor events, and activities.
Visit our Facilities page for complete information about our retreat and meeting facilities and amenities.
Retreat and Meeting Season
Our retreat and meeting season is the third week in August through the first week of June. All other summer weeks are part of our Dude Ranch Season.
If you’d like to come for a 6-night Dude Ranch stay for your group during the summer months, give us a call!
If you’re on a tight budget, take advantage of our discounted rates between November 1st and April 30th.
Picnics and Holiday Parties – Ask about our spring, summer and fall picnics as well as holiday parties!
Come experience the beauty of Sylvan Dale!
Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch
2939 N County Rd 31D
Loveland CO 80538