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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hollywood, Florida
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128 reviews 128 reviews
44 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel was recommended by a friend and I could not believe my eyes when I got there. A first class hotel, perfectly manicured, decorated perfectly and every detail attention paid, The staff friendly and kind. The coffee and tony muffins in the morning welcomed. I would tell everyone if you are anywhere near Marathon check in to this hotel.

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Houston, Texas, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This area of West Texas is absolutely beautiful and while the Gage is in the middle of a town with no stoplights, it is worth a stop whether you are driving through or staying here to go to Big Bend. That hotel is charming and quaint and the decor is just perfect. Also, I recommend going to the restaurant -... More

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Austin, Minnesota
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love the Gage hotel but I am disturbed by the Gage gardens. When I was there at 10 a.m. there was heavy watering going on- and they've planted St. Augustine grass which requires at least 50" of rain a year. I am very surprised the Gage didn't put in a garden that teaches visitors about conserving water instead of... More

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Navi Mumbai, India
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome experience, excellent ambience, good food, elegant poolside, thematic rooms, scenic locale, warm hospitality of the staff members, gleaming nights all are at its best. I just loved the hotel and wish to come back again.

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Tomball, Texas, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have stayed here probably almost a dozen times in the last 25 years. Every visit has been amazing!!! We have stayed in several of the different guest houses but I always like to get back to Los Portales. Yes, the train runs by on a regular basis and I imagine wifi can be pretty spotty (gee,... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped into this lovely step back in time as an afterthought; and we are glad we did. The historic hotel is charming and sweet. The restaurant and bar were great too. We will be back when we have some more time. As an added note, we haven't stayed in a hotel without a TV in the room in years...... More

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Plano, Texas, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We lucked upon this hotel when we were travelling! I had not heard about this place, wish I had - would have planned for more time! Stay here if you can - you will not be disappointed. You can branch out here for Alpine and Fort Davis very easily.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Traveling from SA to ELP we booked one night here. Very cool place and would stay again. Room decor is very stylish western decor. Hotel lobby was equally appealing. We had a king bed with a fireplace that was ample size. Our only issue was the fireplace smell. Not a deal breaker but noticeable. We enjoyed our room and the... More

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San Antonio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

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 July 5, 2014

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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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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