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El Cosmico

Certificate of Excellence
802 S. Highland Ave., Marfa, TX 79843
El Cosmico
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lubbock, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yup.....the place is a little quirky, way different and exactly what we expected. The staff was professional, gave us a quick tour of the grounds and off we went. Me and three kids stayed in the Safari Tents......two on cots and two in the bed. Somewhat crowded but we managed. Thank goodness the bed had heating or the cold would... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Marfa in 2009 when they were building this place and I had to come back and bring my family. We opted for an airstream and a safari tent. Both are super decked out and this place is west Texas hip with a store to boot! We all bought 49 dollar t-shirts. Yes don't be deceived as this... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in El Cosmico during our road trip from LA to New Orleans in Feb. Originally we chose Yurt, which would be a great adventure, but due to some occurrences on the way, we postponed our stay and were recommended the safari tent. Unfortunately, we were hit with arctic freeze and tent was simply not the option. The staff... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

When the check in staff don't even lift their head up to address you it is either that they are too rude to show a common courtesy or they are ashamed to look at you while they charge such a ridiculous amount for such a basic campground. On-site van was a neat experience although the heater couldn't cope so we... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

El Cosmico was every bit as fantastic of an experience as I had hoped it would be!!! I'll never forget this glamping in a 50's-era vintage trailer, which was chic and well-designed down to the last detail! My husband and I stayed here as we road tripped across Texas and this was definitely the highlight! One or two nights is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

l loved the decor, my boyfriend and I stayed in the yurt. Kind of a long walk to the restrooms. We definitely felt uncomfortable once we were educated on the powerful fertility rope hanging from the ceiling. Cool to stay here for the one-time experience, but I'd probably try a new place if I ever return to Marfa.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

First off, I can only speak on my experience with the safari tent...fabulous. I peeked into some of the refurbished trailers and I think Safari was the way to go. Don't stay here if you are not into outdoor communal bathrooms (the ones here are totally fine and pretty neat if you ask me--the shampoo smells awesome). We rented one... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Camped in own tent NE side by a hammock - end of November, but more damp than cold. Your own tent is how this place is a value ($12); $85-$150+ for their other accomodations not so cheap. Staff / office / lounge a plus (no uppity staff some mention). Good coffee and a place to use the free wi-fi was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I was there in September and we slept in the teepee. That was awesome, there is even a gaz bonfire if you're cold. All amenities are very basic but this is also what i was looking for by going in such a special place. Staff was nice and smiling, common kitchen is the best to meet people and the guys... More 

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Newcastle, England
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed here in late September for one night and overall we did enjoy our stay here, but maybe we built it up too much or not free spirited enough to fully embrace Marfa life and let the little things get spoil it for us. We stayed in a teepee, it was flawless. I couldn't complain about the service or... More 

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