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Gage Hotel

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 yesterday
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just spent one night at The Gage and wish it had been a week - or more. A beautifully restored building with comfortable rooms and beautiful grounds. An elegant restaurant and patio with well-trained, friendly and knowledgeable wait staff and exceptional food. when we decided we'd rather eat dinner later and on the patio instead of inside, they were totally... More

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N. Yorks
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although this hotel is a moderate distance from Big Bend it is worth the extra drive just to stay here. It was a holiday in itself with a beautiful setting and atmosphere. The restaurant was superb as were all the other amenities specially the pool and courtyard for sitting out under the stars and chatting to other sociable guests. The... More

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Wayne, Oklahoma
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very clean room, comfortable beds and a great place to relax. The new staff was more than helpful in every way and the food at the restaurant was outstanding. me and my wife had a great weekend with family.

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Bastrop, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The Gage Hotel is a must stop for travelers to Big Bend. We stayed in a King room with fireplace and it was beautifully appointed in shades of turquoise and brown. The room is very comfortable and inviting. There is no TV, and that was nice. The restaurant was very nice. We ate there one night and had appetizers and... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We loved our stay at the Gage Hotel and would love to go back. The grounds were lovely, the room was really nice and comfortable, and the restaurant was good. If you are touring the Big Bend area, then don't miss a stay at this hotel. It is a mini vacation all by itself. We stayed in one of the... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
19 reviews 19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

It is fantastic to have a hotel of this standard in a small town like Marathon. The rooms are historic, so are darker than a modern hotel, but the outside courtyard was wonderful. Ate at the restaurant every night, and food was very good as well. Good location from Big Bend NP, but shame it wasn't slightly closer.

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Weatherford, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The Gage Hotel is unique and very nice. We really enjoyed our stay. It is vey relaxing. The pool is beautiful, very clean with many nice areas to sit or lay out in the sun. Our room was very comfortable. The courtyard outside the rooms is very inviting and it was fun to sit outside and visit with other guests.... More

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San Angelo, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
11 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Very nice old hotel in BF, Texas. This little secret makes a great weekend romantic get away. Great home base for visiting Big Bend. Rustic rooms and nice patio for spring time cocktails. Arrive early enough for dinner. The restaurant might be the best kept secret in all of West Texas. The wine list is a little lacking, but the... More

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San Antonio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We spent Memorial day weekend here this year. The dinners at 12 Gauge Restaurant were incredible, the light dinner we had at the White Bufflo and live music was terrific, but the best was the concierge service. Shelly was afraid that we might arrive too late for dinner and offered to have some box dinners waiting for us, which was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I was driving to Austin, needed anywhere really but what a great hotel this place is. Kinda remote, especially to a Londoner but its great from start to finish. Lovely courtyard rooms with tiled floors, great beds & showers. Across the freight track a lovely stand alone gym and the best steak I had all trip in the restaurant.

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Address: 102 W Highway 90, Marathon, TX 79842
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Location: United States > Texas > Marathon
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Hotel Class:3 star — Gage Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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