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El Cosmico

Certificate of Excellence
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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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would have loved to stay at El Cosmico when I travelled to Marfa, but it was all booked. I had to stay in a nearby town called Alpine (which was also really nice!). El Cosmico has this whole new / different concept and everything inside (and outside) that place is designed to make you feel their vibe. People were... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hipster little hangout with great setup- little kitschy 'trailer park', some teepees and permanent tents and then plenty of room to pitch your own. Sites aren't super clearly marked out but there was only a few other tents so maybe with a few more it would make more sense- plenty of room anyway! Ground was clear of any debris and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter found this place and although I was little apprehensive it was a nice stay. The tepees were clean and the fire pit kept it cozy as it was in the 40's. The beds were amazingly comfy. The toilets have running water but are outside as are the showers- we skipped showering as it was too cold. It would... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 March 13, 2015

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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