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The Gardner Hotel & El Paso Hostel

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311 East Franklin Ave, El Paso, TX 79901
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The Gardner Hotel & El Paso Hostel
Ranked #60 of 80 Hotels in El Paso
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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El Paso, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I realized that I had an opportunity to come home to El Paso after 17 years, I had an idea of where I wanted to look for an accommodation: downtown being my only priority. I knew of three locations that were thriving when I moved away, and I decided to choose a place from among them when I arrived... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This place wasn't exactly clean (at all in any sense of the word) and the staff, except for a young man over the phone, were the worst. We called to make a reservation and they stated you had to do it online but didn't know the website to use outside of the hostelworld.com. When we finally found the website and... More

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Osceola, AR
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72 reviews 72 reviews
22 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Ok.. this review might take a while. I wanted to check out the place because of the negative reviews from a while back.. not that I like problems. Let's see what this place is really all about. Starting off.. Let me say they will know who I am as I am the only hostel visitor they have had in a... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

The front desk attendant is very uncooperative and negative. You will have difficulty with getting the wifi password. Breakfast is NOT included but that is a good thing, trust me. The clientele up front when I arrived was very questionable. I could not find a restaurant, library or anything open for miles after 5pm. The streets really do roll up... More

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El Paso
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61 reviews 61 reviews
13 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

This place is terrible. Two roach carcasses in the bathroom. The staff were rude & they charged me 62 bucs. Plenty of places MUCH better. This was the worst room I have ever stayed in! If you are into experiencing suffering & misery, look no further; you've found the perfect place.

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Ideal for a night's stay in El Paso. I stayed here and enjoyed my stay at the Gardner Hotel. I will be back for sure. Great location great price. Friendly staff and accommodating. Room and hotel was clean!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

This was so creepy that we tried to cancel our reservation only 15 minutes after entering the hotel. They then refused to give our money back. No air conditioning. NOT CLEAN!! Infested with mosquitos while texas has the highest west nile problem in the us. We went and stayed around the airport for the same price. The doors had windows... More

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Dublin
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Yes, the building is quite old (has a lot of character though) but the location is great, the price is more than competitive, the staff is very friendly and the rooms are nice. Nothing to complain about at all. I stayed here for 2 nights in April 2012 and had a little mishap happening to me where my boyfriend disappeared... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Overall it's gay friendly and near a lot of bars and clubs from safe walking distance.. Truly for great price indeed you will get what you paid for, staff is friendly, protective as well to assure your stay is pleasant .. The room I stayed had a private bathroom(bathrooms opitional) my view was fun on the second floor,everything is so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel after a friend in the county historic society told us about it. Extremely good value, don't expect the taj mahal but more than adequate for the price. Very very friendly staff.

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Address: 311 East Franklin Ave, El Paso, TX 79901
Location: United States > Texas > El Paso
Number of rooms: 50

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