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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   102 W Highway 90, Marathon, TX 79842
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Marathon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Longview, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived during an ice storm and the hotel had no power. We checked in thinking it would be restored shortly. Never did. However, it turned out to be no problem. The hotel grilled steaks and we ate by candlelight... full bar. Although it was cold outside, the room had a fireplace. We stayed warm and drank wine. A great... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous hotel, all the details, in the desert just outside of Big Bend. Our room has a huge steer over the fireplace, oil paintings with local themes, beautiful bedding. You can't go wrong here. Spa services available, though we didn't avail ourselves. Honeymoon spot, or even hold a small wedding here.

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Houston, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel was in darkness when we arrived due to the ice storm in the area. Staff were very helpful offering extra duvets, the purchased battery lamps for the rooms etc. I had been really looking forward to the restaurant as the menu is awesome but of course the kitchen could not offer the menu. They grilled up some tenderloin and... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a couple of nights in this very historic hotel. The Gage is most of the town of Marathon, just outside the long road into Big Bend National Park. We stayed in the very old and creaky Shepard house, which was a walk down the road to the main hotel, restaurant and bar. The dinner at... More 

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Flower Mound, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our most recent visit to the Gage coincided with a widespread ice-induced power outage. The town itself was dark, as were the facilities at Big Bend. The fireplace in the suite took care of the chill and a candle and flashlight the dark, I leave description of the property to another review - we're repeat visitors and find the Gage... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been visiting west Texas and the Gage in particular for years and have enjoyed it very much. I recently stayed in the upgraded rooms in the historic building and was not happy with the changes. The new room decor lacks any style and is reminiscent of a saloon brothel. I understand they wanted to provide private baths to... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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197 reviews 197 reviews
19 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

You know the old saying, "you get what you pay for?" Well, we paid $242 per night recently and it was not worth it. This was the first time we visited Marathon. First, the walls in the portales rooms are paper thin; we could hear our neighbors and felt the need to whisper the whole time we were there. One... More 

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Honey Grove, Texas
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139 reviews 139 reviews
36 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The restaurant in the hotel is first class, especially for this region, but the price for a meal is not cheap. The service was good and the atmosphere was pleasing. The steaks were well prepared and similar to something that a person would find in a large city. I have no complaints about the setting and quality of the food,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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167 reviews 167 reviews
27 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the old part of the hotel that has been updated. I loved the old style and the room was extra large. The staff was helpful and friendly. FYI, we stayed in the front of the hotel and if you are sensitive to noise, you will want to stay further back. We could hear the train but it... More 

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This defines "get away". One of the best remote luxury hotels in Texas. And the gardens are a real surprise along with the multiple venues of rooms to choose from. Looking forward to a return visit when near Big Bend.

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Address: 102 W Highway 90, Marathon, TX 79842
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Location: United States > Texas > Marathon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Gage Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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