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Chisos Mountain Lodge

2.5 of 5 Lodge   |   Basin Rural Station, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
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Chisos Mountain Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best place to stay when visiting Big Bend(especially during the summer). We were looking to camp but made these reservations at the lodge. Awesome view of the "Window". Fantastic view from our balcony of the rain, lightning, sunsets and stars. Wildlife everywhere - as a former park ranger it was neat to see the various wildlife. Pros - great... More

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Austin, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are visiting Big Bend - stay in the park! Otherwise you are in for some long drives. We were only able to get one night in the Chisos Mountain Lodge Motel. Based on photos, I was expecting the standard, dated, well-worn dingy motel room. I was wrong! The rooms were pleasantly updated and clean. I daresay they were... More

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Commerce, Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in a duplex/cottage, the beds were terrible and the toilet was so close to the shower stall, they were practically one! That being said, the staff was great, the views were amazing and we loved staying inside the park. I think I will try a different type of room during my next stay!

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Austin, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
28 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are in West Texas only to see Big Bend - this makes a good place to rest/sleep/shower. Personally, if I go back - I'd stay in Marfa, Alpine, or Marathon and put up with the drive. The rooms are basic at best. They do have fantastic views of the mountains and I even caught glimpse of a bear... More

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Silver Spring, MD
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132 reviews 132 reviews
27 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Chisos Mountain Lodge is nestled next to the Chisos Mountains offering its guests a beautiful view of the Mountains. The lodge consists of several "in line" motel units, all of which are in easy walking distance from the lodges restaurant, gift shops, and camp store. The rooms are very clean but small, ours with two double beds and a small... More

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Ladson
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at the Chisos Lodge was really awesome! The rustic western setting and non-luxurious ambiance was exactly as advertised. Very comfortable, quiet, and restful. Internet connection with Verizon was weak and slow. Meals in the lodge dining room were very good, with nice selections. The staff were friendly and helpful. The higher elevation at the lodge made for much... More

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Murphy, TX
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a rustic lodge set in the Chisos Mountains Big Bend National Park in Texas. The mountains soar to nearly 8,000 feet and you wonder if you really are in Texas. We stayed in the Casa Grande section of the lodge in an air conditioned room with two double beds and a view of Window Rock. The room is... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are not the fanciest, but the location can't be beat. We enjoyed waking up to the spectacular view. I think it's the best location for enjoying the amazing Big Bend National Park! Another lovely feature is the view from the terrace at the restaurant. A great place to wind-down after a day of exploring.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The main reason you stay here is for the location. I'm glad we did because it would have been a bit of a drive to get into the park, which in itself is a bit of a drive/hike to explore. Yes, for what you actually get, it is pricey, but you have to make the choice because it's not guaranteed... More

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Dallas, TX
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3 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chisos Mountain Lodge has so much potential, but is in desperate need of massive renovation. The accomodations are spartan, like old roadside motel rooms. The lodge itself is extremely dated with shabby decor no newer than the early 1970s, but probably older than that. The restaurant has an institutional ambiance to it, and the food is bland and institutional Sysco... More

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Address: Basin Rural Station, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
Location: United States > Texas > Big Bend National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Chisos Mountain Lodge 2.5*
Also Known As:
Chisos Mountain Hotel Big Bend National Park
Chisos Mountain Lodge Big Bend National Park, Texas

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Known as the last frontier of Texas, Big Bend National Park encompasses over 800,000 acres of breathtaking desert landscape. Here you'll find the uniquely located Chisos Mountains Lodge, offering comfortable accommodations and friendly Texas hospitality. ... more   less 
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