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El Cosmico

802 S. Highland Ave., Marfa, TX 79843
El Cosmico
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  • 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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Richmond, Virginia
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found this place online a while ago and knew I wanted to stay here at some point. I stayed in the Royal Mansion trailer and was happy I did. It was fun to stay in an old, restored trailer, and I felt very comfortable. The trailer had a nice porch, and the bed was very comfortable. Just know that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

After a long day hiking at Big Bend National Park, my friend and I drove up to Marfa, TX to check out El Cosmico. We booked the Yurt and it was awesome! The bedding is so comfortable and the decorations was very nice.. the outdoor showers had hot water (!!!) and clean soft towels were provided. Neat little set up,... More 

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Houston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Stayed here during a motorcycle trip throughout the Trans Pecos. Mostly because they provide inexpensive bring-your-own tent camping and it looked interesting. Overall it's not a bad place to spend a night or two, and is definitely a step up form camping in the basin campground at BBNP. They do offer hot showers (outdoor communal style and probably a bit... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I came here for the Trans-Pecos a couple of years ago and stayed in a one-man tent, and too be honest didn't spend much time there or pay it much attention. This trip we were just passing through to White Sands and arrived late at night. We had called ahead to book a teepee but they were all reserved. When... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

El Cosmico is for the adventuresome traveler. We were not sure what we got ourselves into when we drove up. Our large group stayed in 2 teepees with fire pits, one tent and 3 different trailers (Imperial, Spartan & Royal mansions) over Thanksgiving 2014. The trailers had indoor toilets thank goodness. The teepees & tents used a communal bathroom. By... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

It’s hard to resist the allure of El Cosmico with its kitschy teepees and trailers. Three of us stayed in each accommodation type for one night. First, the trailer: It was cramped, especially for one of us who is 6’3. The toilet is smaller than that in a plane, and has no sound insulation. The deck area was cute and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My girlfriends and I stayed for a night last May after a long drive from Nevada, and we weren't disappointed! I stayed in a teepee with my friend, and the others stayed in a safari tent. The space was cozy and the beds clean. The community bathhouse was outdoors but still clean, and fluffy towels were provided. There were only... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We spent two nights in the Spartan Manor restored vintage RV as a bit of a splurge. It was very clean, beautifully re-done and had a comfortable bed (full size). There was a toilet inside and an outdoor shower outside. I fell in love with the trailer; it was pretty enough to live in and the aesthetics of the trailer... More 

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Houston, Texas
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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I have never stayed at another place quite like El Cosmico. We stayed in one of the refurbished trailers which was very nice. All the different options looked quite nice to stay in. The complex just has such a cool funky vibe to it that it makes you feel good to be a part of it. The only thing to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I love the outdoors, but prefer the comforts of indoors for bedtime. El Cosmico was a stretch for me, but one I gladly took. We stayed in the yurt, which is basically a circular tent with a double bed and furniture. Kinda like the tent in one of the Harry Potter books that Herminie pulls out of her bag. It... More 

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