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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 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Antonio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A recent 3 night stay was my latest going back 20 years at what Texans refer to as "The Gage", as in "I was at The Gage last week." Yes it is (almost) in the middle of nowhere but the historic hotel and restaurant leave nothing to be desired. The Gage Gardens and houses are a short walk across the... More

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had no idea there could be such a wonderful place in the middle of nowhere. The rooms are decorated warmly in western decor, the restaurant is delicious, the staff is warm, friendly and accommodating. Don't miss the beautiful garden a short walk away. We highly recommend the Gage to everyone. Kid friendly as well.

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San Diego
14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In the middle of of nowhere on the long stretch of road in Texas is this beautiful oasis The Gage Hotel and White Buffalo Bar. Friendly and helpful staff. As others have said the rooms were very comfortable and decorated to keep the feel of the Old West with modern conveniences.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I probably stole this title from other reviewers, but it fits! Just returned from 2 nights at the Gage and a visit to BBNP. Both were outstanding! We stayed in the Wilson House, which is a small adobe style home with a yard across the street from the main building. The house was excellent. I never write about sleep quality,... More

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Houston, TX
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm picky about my mattresses and pillows. Very. And the Gage has the right solution: a great mattress, and a selection of pillows that actually went all the way from firm to soft enough for me. Usually they go from super firm to not-real-soft, but not the Gage! I slept like a baby. Which was good, since we were heading... More

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Austin, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are a Texan, the historic Gage Hotel needs to be on your bucket list. If you are visiting from out of the state, The Gage will give you a unique experience. The historic old hotel gives you a since of life in a bygone era. The new section was marvelously done preserving the unique character while including all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice old hotel, well looked after. We arrived very late so werent able to try out their dinner, but the surroundings and the room was great. Marathon is tiny, so this is probably your best stop if you are looking to go to Marfa etc.

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San Antonio, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

On our way home after having "done" Big Bend National Park, we thought this would be a good place to refuel and then spend the night. The refuel part was a shock: 56 cents a gallon more than we've been accustomed to paying. With that editorial comment behind me, the hotel was another interesting property constructed by the Trost Brothers... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our sixth wedding anniversary here over a weekend and enjoyed every minute! We stayed in one of the rooms located in Los Portales and were not disappointed. The room had a rustic charm and provided the comfort we needed. The only downside was the pillows, which we had to double-up on due to the extreme... More

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Aransas Pass, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Our stay at the Gage was a wonderful experience. We were in Los Portales and the rooms were great. Everything from the decor (each room is 'themed' ) to the linens, bathrobes and toiletries is well thought out and 'just right'. There are chairs and tables on the patios overlooking the quite lovely garden. The common areas are nicely decorated;... More

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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*
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