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Gage Hotel

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102 W Highway 90, Marathon, TX 79842
Gage Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Houston, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was as lovely as I remembered as a child. The staff was courteous and helpful, the rooms comfortable and the grounds relaxing. The White Buffalo Bar is wonderful and dinner at the 12 Gage is not to be missed. A must see on any tour of the Big Bend area!

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Shakopee, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the higher price range, but well worth it! Mostly original structure built around 1920. Very clean, staff was extremely polite and accommodating. Loved having me and my service dog stay with them. Restaurant staff and food were also excellent. Room does not have a TV, which was great for me as I wanted a nice and quiet stay. Entire... More 

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Houston, TX
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75 reviews 75 reviews
8 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK, in Marathon, there aren't a lot of choices for hotels. Basically, there is one, the Gage. We had driven all day on our way to Big Bend National Park and we had already made reservations. We arrived in the late afternoon and did a quick tour of Marathon, which took about 8 minutes and then checked in at the... More 

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Brackettville, Texas, United States
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would add this to our greatest experience. The quiet beautiful courtyard offered an ambiance that could not be equaled. The Spanish Villa and the room's decor gives you the pleasant sense of stepping back in time with today's conveniences with a swimming pool and the opportunity to have a fireside chat in one of the courtyards. A nature walking... More 

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Greater Houston
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed here three times. Twice in bigger rooms that were added on and once in the original building. The rustic feel of tbe place with the taste of elegance makes this place a hit. Fine dining in the resturant, gardens across and dkwn the street, nearby shops, make fkr a great break from the spartan landscape. Book it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful and comfortable accommodations in "Los Portales" section. The bathroom is really lovely and the room was very clean. Highly recommend eating dinner at the 12 Gage- wonderful meal and exceptional service.

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Midland, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stayed in one of the casitas. There is a very nice common area with a covered walkway. The rooms are very nice, but in a rustic way. The walls are burnished plaster (or adobe) and add a warmth to the room. The doors are all old and weathered - probably from Mexico. The bath room has a large walk... More 

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Massachusetts
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119 reviews 119 reviews
35 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

A change of plans ,due to crazy Texas weather, had us heading to Big Bend. Scrambling for a hotel room , we were very lucky to get a "shared bath" room at the historic Gage hotel. Imagine our hesitation especially at price of close to $100. But it was wonderful. Our room was on the small side....it is a historic... More 

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Fairview, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

What a beautiful hotel in Marathon, TX. If you're going to Big Bend, this hotel should be on the itinerary. Beautiful rooms and gardens. Well maintained. Delicious restaurant and warm, inviting bar. Friendly staff. Wish I could give 6 stars!

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157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I really like this place. It is remote, pricey and the gateway to Big Bend. That said it is worth every penny to get away, unplug and relax in the historic hotel. There is now a pool (wasn't here when we last visited in late 2004), great areas for sitting and relaxing around the grounds, from courtyard to firepit to... More 

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