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    Hotel recommendation; Austin area.

    Howdy pardners!
    Going to be visiting for the MotoGP in April and need a good Mom and Pop hotel maybe just north of COTA or East of Pflugerville.
    The big chains are OK but would rather give the business to locals.
    Also any recommendations in Kerrville too.
    Thanks!!
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    Just outside of Kerrville is the YO Ranch. http://www.yoranch.com/ I highly recommend it. They rent 100 year old cabins. The price might seem high but it includes a steak dinner, (when I was there all the alcohol in the club house was also included) and full breakfast. Being in the middle of the ranch with all the exotic animals around is very much worth it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ajayhawkfan View Post
    Just outside of Kerrville is the YO Ranch. http://www.yoranch.com/ I highly recommend it. They rent 100 year old cabins. The price might seem high but it includes a steak dinner, (when I was there all the alcohol in the club house was also included) and full breakfast. Being in the middle of the ranch with all the exotic animals around is very much worth it.
    Great suggestion!
    I saw them advertised and thought too much but if it includes a dinner Ill have to look into them further.
    I saw the Best Western gets high marks as does Inn of the Hills.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ajayhawkfan View Post
    Just outside of Kerrville is the YO Ranch. http://www.yoranch.com/ I highly recommend it. They rent 100 year old cabins. The price might seem high but it includes a steak dinner, (when I was there all the alcohol in the club house was also included) and full breakfast. Being in the middle of the ranch with all the exotic animals around is very much worth it.
    Is that the YO on 41 west of Mountain Home or the YO Hotel in Kerrville?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lee View Post
    Is that the YO on 41 west of Mountain Home or the YO Hotel in Kerrville?
    I think it is the game ranch where you get to hunt exotics like shooting fish in a barrel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 61996 View Post
    Great suggestion!
    I saw them advertised and thought too much but if it includes a dinner Ill have to look into them further.
    I saw the Best Western gets high marks as does Inn of the Hills.
    Here's a link to the YO in Kerrville.
    http://www.yoranchhotel.com/

    Here's a link to the YO 40 miles NW of Kerrville.
    http://yoranchheadquarters.com/

    https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Kerr...=en&authuser=0
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    Quote Originally Posted by 61996 View Post
    Howdy pardners!
    Going to be visiting for the MotoGP in April and need a good Mom and Pop hotel maybe just north of COTA or East of Pflugerville.
    The big chains are OK but would rather give the business to locals.
    Also any recommendations in Kerrville too.
    Thanks!!


    There is not much out in that area you described. The track is out in rolling farmland and once you go far east of IH-35, not many hotels, especially mom and pops.

    SH130( the fast toll road) runs east of IH-35 and close to track and allows access to many chains near Buda, Kyle to the south of track or Round Rock /Pflugerville corridor to the north of the track. Nothing in this area is a bargain anymore
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    Quote Originally Posted by 61996 View Post

    I saw the Best Western gets high marks as does Inn of the Hills.
    We stayed at the Inn of the Hills in 2004 and 2005.
    Not bad but at that time the rooms were getting a little old.
    That's a long time ago so the rooms may have been updated by now.
    The staff was friendly both times.
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    Probably too far away for the race but it may work for you after the races, is the Blanco Beemer Cabins owned by Steve and Helen, henzilla.
    http://www.blancobeemerwerkes.com/cabin/index.html

    We really like it and have stayed there several times and plan to stay again in April around the time of the races.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lee View Post
    Probably too far away for the race but it may work for you after the races, is the Blanco Beemer Cabins owned by Steve and Helen, henzilla.
    http://www.blancobeemerwerkes.com/cabin/index.html

    We really like it and have stayed there several times and plan to stay again in April around the time of the races.
    Looks like the kind of place I had in mind.
    I'll have to check them out.
    Thanks for the tip!
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    Quote Originally Posted by henzilla View Post
    There is not much out in that area you described. The track is out in rolling farmland and once you go far east of IH-35, not many hotels, especially mom and pops.

    SH130( the fast toll road) runs east of IH-35 and close to track and allows access to many chains near Buda, Kyle to the south of track or Round Rock /Pflugerville corridor to the north of the track. Nothing in this area is a bargain anymore

    Thanks for the input.
    I've stayed in the area at the bigger chains for the USGP in Pflugerville/Round Rock but wanted to stay at a local owned place that would be more motorcycle-friendly.
    As it stands right now I'll be staying in San Marcos Saturday night and ride to the track on Sunday morning. I'm just going for the main race on Sunday; one day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lee View Post
    Probably too far away for the race but it may work for you after the races, is the Blanco Beemer Cabins owned by Steve and Helen, henzilla.
    http://www.blancobeemerwerkes.com/cabin/index.html

    We really like it and have stayed there several times and plan to stay again in April around the time of the races.
    Thanks again.
    Had a nice chat with Steve and I'm all set up for a couple days before the race and a tire change on Saturday morning.
    Should be a hoot!
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    Quote Originally Posted by 61996 View Post
    Thanks again.
    Had a nice chat with Steve and I'm all set up for a couple days before the race and a tire change on Saturday morning.
    Should be a hoot!
    We'll probably see you there.
    We're also having tires mounted while we're there.
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