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El Cosmico

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802 S. Highland Ave., Marfa, TX 79843
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place so much! Made it a destination stop on our way to the Grand Canyon - so very glad we did. The tents and tepees were so well appointed - the whole experience was enchanting. Make sure to have dinner in town at the Hotel Paisano. The food was elegant, the service was good and the history of... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like another reviewer above, we arrived after a long trip only to find that our reserved trailer did not have running water (ie, no sink or working TOILET) due to the snow and cold weather. Although we approached the night as if we were camping, and still managed to have a good visit to Marfa, I was definitely disappointed in... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is THE place to stay in Marfa. Book early to reserve one of the trailers. These cozy little rooms are dripping with nostalgia and will have you remembering family vacations of your youth - the ones that you enjoyed. My daughter absolutely loves staying here - we've visited twice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

El Cosmico was the best thing about Marfa. It's quirky, clean, comfortable and a lot of fun. We stayed for one night in the Kozy Coach, coming from England to do a 3 week road trip around Texas, the trailer provided us with some of our best photo opportunities to show off to friends back home. The only downfalls were... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Cosmico for New Years Eve with two of my friends this year. Maybe I read too much about it before going, but the hype was a little more than was due. El Cosmico was really cool, but very expensive for what you're getting. I expected it to feel more rural and isolated than it did. For some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Stayed in a safari tent for three nights over New Years and loved it. Come prepared for the cold, or whatever the weather is going to be, and you'll still feel the magic. The safari tents come with heated beds, I suggest turning them on a couple hours before going to sleep and once you're ready to sleep a warm... More 

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1 Thank Marie R
Texas, USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

My boyfriend and I spent one night in one of the trailers last week (at the end of December). We had heard about this place and wanted to check it out. We paid a premium for one of the trailers specifically because it had heat and a private bathroom. We loved the layout and design of the trailer and it... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

I spent a father and son weekend here with my little four year old boy. It was one of the coolest places I've ever stayed. We opted to stay in the yurt, although it was in the low 30s we were very comfortable inside. The floor heater works very well and took most of the chill off. The bed was... More 

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Taos, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

I spent two awesome days at El Cosmico during Thanksgiving week, in the Spartan Manor. It was excellent. The trailer had full heating/cooling as well as a space heater, so I was very comfortable in the oddball Texas weather. (There was some AC and some heat, natch.) I would not recommend the showers in late November, however. Brrrrrrr. No wifi... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We spent our Thanksgiving week camping and this was the one night we decided to try glamping. So for us this was a step up. The inside of the yurt was awesome and the heated bed kept us nice and warm. We had no issues with the yurt, service or staying warm though it was a colder night. Also it... More 

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