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Vara Guest House

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341 Gold St., PO Box 355, Garden City, TX 79739
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was the greatest place to stay, felt welcome from the minute I walked it. The entry way was perfect...The place is amazing and the people are even more amazing. The room was quiet, super clean, the food was great the grounds were beautiful.... couldn't ask for more...highly recommend this beautiful home away from home. From getting me a hair... More 

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Fulshear, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Great place to stay and would definitely stay again. Very welcoming, and for the time I was there it felt like a home away from home. I stayed in the Cynthia room - excellent. And if you have the opportunity to try the meals, I highly recommend them. Also, if you are there for one of the karaoke nights, you... More 

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Silsbee, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Excellent place to stay with a great family atmosphere, The couple that owns it makes you feel right at home. If I ever have to be in the Garden City area again, you can bet this is where I will stay,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My husband and I were looking for permanent residence in Garden City in November of 2013. We stumbled across the Vara Guest House after a few days of staying in a scary motel just outside of town. We had only planned on staying a short while, but ended up staying for a year. Work related reasons caused us to make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great, comfortable rooms; relaxing & fun set up; tasty & health food; made some new, fun friends! Owners are very hospitable, welcoming, and all around great people. The house is definitely in the country, which meant beautiful stars and peaceful area. Great place to unwind, chill, have some fun and get away from everyday stresses.

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do42axv, Owner at Vara Guest House, responded to this review

We're truly blessed to be able to meet and host such wonderful guests within our B&B. Thank you so much for choosing us amongst the many locations that are out there to choose from. We feel as though we're a bit more unique compared to your basic motel/hotel destinations. Being located within such a small quiet community is a treat... More 

Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I found Vara Guest House on the internet, because I was desperate to avoid those awful and overpriced hotels in Midland and Odessa after a 320 mile trip from Dallas. This place ins in the tiny town of Garden City, some 25 miles south of Big Spring. Thus, it requires about a 40 mile out of the way trip to... More 

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do42axv, Owner at Vara Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We appreciate your taking time out to express your thoughts and share your experience with others that might be considering booking with us in the future. We also appreciate the fact that you chose to take on the trek to make it here to our B&B located within this small town. We do our best... More 

Los Lunas, New Mexico, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We prefer B & Bs over the other choices and we were not disappointed with the Vara Guest House! Great place to stay. Very comfortable and made very welcome and felt like we were visiting family (ok, but without the drama! lol) This place has much to offer for being in a small town. It was a bit windy our... More 

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do42axv, Owner at Vara Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much Tony & Beth for this Awesome review!! Having you two and your friends as our guests was a lot of fun. You guys/gals really added so much character and fun to the atmosphere that night. Having our other guest, Paul, cook up some of his infamous chili and share it with us all…was icing on the... More 

Sweeny, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I Stayed at the Vara House for 7 weeks while working for an oil and gas company. Breakfast and hot coffee every morning and a very Pleasant atmosphere with clean rooms. The house was always in immaculate condition and a pleasure to return to after a hard day at work. The house was always quiet with the other tenants respecting... More 

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do42axv, Owner at Vara Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Kasy for taking time out to write such a Wonderful review!! It was truly our pleasure to meet you and to be able to have you as our guest in "The Lounge". We realize that you have/had options to choose from and we're grateful that you chose us. We look forward to staying in touch if/when we ever... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Garden City, TX is honestly a place that my wife and I never knew existed, but thank god our adoption journey led us there. As most of you reading this probably already know, the hotels in the surrounding areas are extremely unaffordable. After many hours of research online, my wife stumbled upon this quaint B&B that we reserved while we... More 

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do42axv, Owner at Vara Guest House, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to host you two and Waylon. We must say…your stay with us will forever be implanted within our memory. Your story that you shared with us was truly inspiring and we're so happy to have witnessed the happy ending. Your newborn baby boy is so precious and is growing up so fast. (We've noticed thanks to... More 

Baytown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Vara Guest House is a quaint and unique experience. There's the main house with several guest suites to choose from, and a few small cabins to choose from as well. The grounds are nice with a stargazing area, a hot tub and deck and grilling areas as well. Alex Vara, the innkeeper, is super nice, he's helpful. informative and he... More 

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do42axv, Owner at Vara Guest House, responded to this review

We truly appreciate you taking time out of your busy schedule to write a review about your recent stay with us. We're also very happy to hear that you were truly satisfied with the accommodations that we provide. Words cannot express how much each and every review written about us goes such a long way towards helping others that are... More 

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